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Serra Catholic freshman hurls 1-hitter in victory

By Mark Kaboly
“The ol’ Wichita pickoff play” is real, even though it could easily be mistaken for a scene out of a poorly thought out and clichéd baseball movie. Still, that didn’t prevent Serra Catholic coach Brian Dzurenda to give the unusual trick play (a fake pickoff attempt at second base where …
Bishop Canevin puts trust in new boys basketball coach Trost
By Nathan Smith
For Kevin Trost, a chance to re-enter the head coaching ranks at Bishop Canevin was too good to pass up. “It is exciting to be able to coach the type of kids Canevin has with their work ethic,” Trost said. “It is a really exciting opportunity.” Trost — who coached …
North Hills football great Kasperowicz part of WPIAL’s 2014 hall class
By Jerry Dipaola
Eric Kasperowicz remembers every detail. The down, the distance — even the wind-chill (30-below) at Mansion Park Stadium in Altoona. “That’s in my head like …
Signal Item area track teams ready to continue success
By Nathan Smith
The 2013 track and field season was a standout year for the Signal Item area teams as Bishop Canevin, Carlynton, Chartiers Valley and Keystone Oaks …
Canevin, Carlynton baseball teams get ready to take the field
By Nathan Smith
For Bishop Canevin baseball, a drop down to Class A was a perfect fit. The Crusaders made the drop last season and joined Section 2-A with Clairton, Frazier, Monessen, Geibel Catholic and Serra Catholic. Bishop Canevin finished 7-3 in section play last season, good enough for second place. “It really …
State hockey finals roundup: Peters Township trips La Salle to win 4th state crown
By Nathan Smith
UNIVERSITY PARK — Twenty minutes before his team’s game with La Salle for the Class AAA Pennsylvania Cup, Peters Township hockey coach Rick Tingle walked into the locker room and was met with silence. “I was a little worried,” Tingle said. “There was a little music playing, but it was …
Quaker Valley, Bishop Canevin, Peters Twp. to play for state hockey titles
By Joe Sager
Now that the West has been won, three PIHL teams must turn their attention to the East. The three Penguins Cup champions are set to …
Bishop Canevin, Keystone Oaks softball look for a return to postseason
By Nathan Smith
Western Pennsylvania finally has started to thaw out, and the softball teams of the WPIAL are getting ready to take to the field. The Signal …
Bishop Canevin captures Class AA Penguins Cup title
By Gary Horvath
Kevin Zielmanski said before his team’s game with Erie Cathedral Prep that defense would be the difference in which team came out on top. This …
Class AAA rivals Bethel Park, Peters Twp. set for rubber match
By Gary Horvath
Although Bethel Park coach Jim McVay and Peters Township coach Rick Tingle are good friends off the ice, they don’t seem to agree on much …
Seton-La Salle girls again get best of rival Bishop Canevin
By Nathan Smith
Things couldn’t have started much better for Seton-La Salle in the PIAA Class AA quarterfinals. Playing defending PIAA champion Bishop Canevin, the Rebels broke out …
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review athletes of the week: Seton-La Salle’s Levi Masua, Bishop Canevin’s Johnie Olkosky
By Brian Graham
Levi Masua School: Seton-La Salle Year: Senior Sport: Basketball Claim to fame: Masua scored a game-high 18 points, grabbed 12 rebounds and have five blocks …
PIHL semifinals roundup: ECP tops Armstrong in high-scoring game
By Staff Reports
Everything that could go wrong did go wrong for Armstrong in the first period of its PIHL Class AA Penguins Cup semifinal against Erie Cathedral …
Breaking down the PIAA girls basketball playoffs
By Compiled By Jason Mackey
Class AAAA WPIAL/City League: Penn-Trafford (20-6), Hempfield (17-9), Fox Chapel (19-5), North Allegheny (22-2), Mt. Lebanon (16-6), Obama Academy (14-6) Around the state: Three of …
Canevin girls basketball team heading to PIAA tournament
By Nathan Smith
It turned out the third time wasn’t the charm for the Bishop Canevin girls basketball team last week. The Crusaders fell to Section 4-AA rival …
Bishop Canevin hockey team wraps up top seed in Class AA
By Nathan Smith
For the second straight season, the Bishop Canevin hockey team is the best Class AA had to offer in the regular season. The Crusaders wrapped up a 20-2 regular season by defeating Erie Cathedral Prep, 8-5. The Ramblers entered the Class Penguins Cup playoffs as the No. 2 seed. “This …
PIHL Penguins Cup playoffs preview: Defending champs face tough road
By Joe Sager
The road to Consol Energy Center begins Monday for PIHL teams when the puck drops on the Penguins Cup playoffs. Defending champions North Allegheny (Class …
Seton-La Salle girls avenge playoff losses to rival Bishop Canevin, advance to WPIAL title game
By Jason Mackey
To prepare for Tuesday’s WPIAL Class AA semifinal against Bishop Canevin, the Seton-La Salle girls basketball team watched a VHS tape that showed the Rebels’ …
McAneny named new Bishop Canevin girls soccer coach
By Nathan Smith
The Bishop Canevin girls soccer team will have its third coach in as many seasons when it takes the field this fall. After Ted Perri retired from the position in 2012, Jared Steigerwald took over in 2013. The first-year coach led the Crusaders to their most successful season in program …
Bishop Canevin hockey one game away from capturing top seed
By Nathan Smith
After a 5-2 win over rival Chartiers Valley last week, Bishop Canevin hockey coach Kevin Zielmanski expressed relief. The week was one of the most …
Pekular caps off strong season with Wheeling Jesuit swimming
By Nathan Smith
Danielle Pekular just wanted to help the Wheeling Jesuit college swim team find success during her freshman season. The success couldn’t be any greater as …
Bishop Canevin boys swim team finding succes despite low numbers
By Nathan Smith
The Bishop Canevin’s boys swimming team is proving quality may be better than quantity. With only 11 swimmers on the roster, the Crusaders are 7-2 …
Bishop Canevin hockey team’s future provides support now
By Nathan Smith
The Bishop Canevin hockey team has the formula down to achieve extended success — get underclassmen as much time on the ice with veterans as …
Canevin senior Olkosky leading Crusaders by example
By Nathan Smith
Coming into the 2013-14 season, Bishop Canevin senior guard Johnie Olkosky felt some added pressure. A year after the Crusaders captured their first WPIAL and …
PIHL announces all-star teams
By Gary Horvath
The PIHL announced selections for the 2014 All-Star games to be held Feb. 9 at Robert Morris’ Island Sports Center. The Open Class game will begin at 11 a.m., with Class A, AA and AAA games to follow at 1 p.m., 3 p.m. and 5 p.m., respectively. All-Star selections were …

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