TribLIVE

| Sports


Bishop Canevin sports page

The Signal Item softball preview

By Nathan Smith
Expectations are high for the Signal Item area softball teams entering the season. A year after only two qualified for the postseason and another fell one game short, all four teams return several starters and are looking to reach the WPIAL postseason. The following is a look at what to expect from ...
Bishop Canevin baseball ready for new section
By Nathan Smith
After losing eight seniors from a team that won a share of a section title last season and went 10-4, some might think the Bishop Canevin baseball team will take a step back. But coach Dale Checketts thinks his squad has enough talent to have another strong season. “It is shaping up ...
Seton-La Salle girls win, reach PIAA title game
By Nathan Smith
For the fourth time this season, the Bishop Canevin and Seton-La Salle girls basketball teams brought their holy war to the court. But the script didn’t ...
Previewing the PIAA girls basketball tournament
By Compiled By  bill Hartlep
Class AAAA WPIAL/City League: Norwin (21-4), Penn Hills (16-10), North Allegheny (22-3), Bethel Park (20-5), Pine-Richland (21-5), Obama (16-8). Around the state: Defending PIAA ...
Seton-La Salle girls defeat rival Bishop Canevin to capture 7th WPIAL title
By Nathan Smith
All it took was one wave of intensity for Seton-La Salle to pull away from Bishop Canevin in the WPIAL Class AA championship game. The top-seeded ...
Bishop Canevin knocks off No. 2 seed Burrell, 32-30
By Bill Beckner Jr.
The fun-filled buildup to another appearance in the WPIAL finals ended with a crashing letdown for the Burrell girls basketball team. Sixth-seeded Bishop Canevin, wide-eyed and ...
Bishop Canevin’s 3-point prowess dooms Apollo-Ridge, 63-54
By George Guido
Bishop Canevin continued its amazing turnaround Wednesday night. After winning just four games last season, the Crusaders used an early barrage of 3-pointers to down Apollo-Ridge, 63-54, at Northgate. Bishop Canevin (17-6) will take on top-ranked Aliquippa (22-0) in WPIAL Class AA quarterfinal play Saturday at a site and time to be ...
For Pete’s sake: WPIAL set to host basketball finals at Pitt’s home court for 1st time since 2006
By Chris Harlan
Mt. Lebanon coach Joe David saw Palumbo Center at its very best. He was there a decade ago waiting for the Class AAAA boys final ...
Canevin boys basketball preparing for playoffs
By Nathan Smith
It took just one season for Bishop Canevin boys basketball to raise its expectations under first-year coach Kevin Trost. After going 4-18 last season, the Crusaders ...
Bishop Canevin hockey returning to full strength
By Nathan Smith
The Bishop Canevin hockey team reached the low point of its season in the final game of 2014. With only seven players, the team traveled to ...
Canevin girls hoops rebounding after shaky start
By Nathan Smith
For only the second time in 10 seasons, the Bishop Canevin girls basketball opened its season with a pair of losses after it fell to ...
Uptempo style of play leads to strong start for Bishop Canevin boys
By Nathan Smith
Last week, an 85-70 win over Chartiers-Houston improved the Bishop Canevin boys basketball team’s record to 4-0. Not a bad start for a team that won ...
Canevin swimmers looking for success
By Nathan Smith
While the Bishop Canevin High School mascot is the Crusader, “nomad” might better fit the swim team. The boys and girls squads have no home pool for competitions. Bishop Canevin practice six days a week at the Pittsburgh Classical Academy in the West End. But every competition is at the opponent’s ...
Canevin girls basketball heads into season with youthful roster
By Nathan Smith
The Bishop Canevin girls basketball team had to contend with a youthful roster last season with only two seniors and a junior. It is even younger ...
Bishop Canevin hockey looking for the scoring touch
By Nathan Smith
The Bishop Canevin hockey team has been shooting the lights out. But its scores haven’t shown it. The 3-4 Crusaders fell to Latrobe, 7-2, on Nov. 10. ...
Canevin softball player Rittelmann chooses Wheeling Jesuit
By Nathan Smith
When looking for a college to continue her eduction and softball career, Bishop Canevin senior Rachel Rittelmann found what she was looking for at Wheeling ...
Bishop Canevin girls volleyball falls in WPIAL title game
By Nathan Smith
For the second straight season, Bishop Canevin and Greensburg Central Catholic needed five sets to decide the WPIAL Class A volleyball champion. It was the Centurions ...
WPIAL volleyball finals: Three new champions, Baldwin, Ford City, GCC, crowned
By Staff Reports
For the second straight season, Bishop Canevin and Greensburg Central Catholic needed five sets to decide the WPIAL Class A volleyball champion. It was the ...
Bishop Canevin cross country duo headed to PIAA race
By Nathan Smith
Bishop Canevin’s Becca Volz and Mary Olivia Philbin are going to get a taste of “Choclatetown, U.S.A.” The Crusaders cross country runners qualified for the PIAA ...
Bishop Canevin volleyball team rallies around ailing coach
By Nathan Smith
Volleyball has been a part of Kevin Walters life for more than 20 years. He needs it now more than ever. Walters, who has more than 200 ...
Canevin XC ready for WPIAL finals
By Nathan Smith
The Bishop Canevin girls cross country team hopes to punch its ticket to “Chocolatetown, USA” at the WPIAL Class A championship race on Thursday. The Crusaders ...
High school notebook: Plenty to play for in GAC in Week 9
By Chris Harlan and Bill Hartlep
Just 11 of 64 possible WPIAL football playoff positions remain open heading into the final week of the regular season, and many teams have plenty ...
Trib Cup: Bishop Canevin volleyball chasing WPIAL championship
By Brian Graham
Kevin Walters enters a season like any other coach in the WPIAL with high expectations for his team. The Bishop Canevin girls volleyball coach probably didn’t expect things to go this well for his Crusaders through 20 games. The defending WPIAL Class A champion Crusaders beat Seton-La Salle, 3-0, on Wednesday ...
Bishop Canevin volleyball faces opponents’ best efforts
By Nathan Smith
After winning a WPIAL title last season, the Bishop Canevin volleyball team knew it would have a target on its back going into every match. It ...
Bishop Canevin hockey relying on forwards this season
By Nathan Smith
Last season the Bishop Canevin hockey team relied on a stingy defense to capture the program’s seventh Penguins Cup. This year might be the complete opposite. “We ...

Top high school stories