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Special teams spark Indiana to PIHL Division 2 title

By Joe Sager
With a pair of man-advantage goals Thursday night, Indiana’s power play was powerful. However, the Little Indians’ penalty kill was a difference maker. Indiana rode its special teams to a 5-2 win over Carrick to capture the PIHL Division 2 championship at the RMU Island Sports Center. “Championships are hard to win. ...
High school wrestling roundup: Allderdice’s Jacobson, Zinkovsky win third City titles
By Andrew John
Allderdice senior Cameron Jacobson, a PIAA finalist a season ago, and Josh Zinkovsky each captured their third individual City League title Saturday to lead the Dragons (186) to their fifth straight team championship. They edged host Carrick, which had 157 points. Jacobson pinned Carrick’s Cory Dees in 2:52 to win the title ...
HS highlight reel: City League hoops pairings released
By Tribune-Review
The Pittsburgh City League announced its postseason basketball brackets Wednesday. On the boys side, No. 1 Allderdice (20-2) plays No. 4 Carrick (14-8) at Obama, and No. 2 Obama (13-5) takes on No. 3 Brashear (9-12) at Carrick. Both games are 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. For the girls, No. 1 Obama ...
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 ...
City League preview: Defending champion USO has high expectations
By Alex Oltmanns
Since its inception prior to the 2011 season, the USO football program has dominated the Pittsburgh City League, advancing to the title game in each ...
West Mifflin routs Carrick to continue hot start
By Mark Kaboly
The word Jeff Smith came up with to describe the first couple of weeks as West Mifflin’s baseball coach was “awkward.” Smith couldn’t have chosen a ...
City League teams to be more balanced this season
By Alex Oltmanns
Heading into the 2013 season, the consensus among most City League coaches is that there is no overwhelming favorite to win the six-team division title ...
West Mifflin baseball team tops Carrick
By Mark Kaboly
It was the type of game that usually would infuriate West Mifflin baseball coach Jeff Kuzma. But instead of dwelling on the poor baserunning, lack of clutch hitting and misplayed fly balls that kept winless Carrick within striking distance deep into Wednesday’s Section 4-AAA game, Kuzma instead called the Titans’ ...
City League baseball teams adjusting to WPIAL schedules
By Chris Harlan
Brashear coach Nate Geller has fond memories of City League baseball, including a few seasons in the ’80s when he was a catcher for Peabody. ...
High school roundup: Elizabeth Forward defeats Carrick, runs record to 5-0
By Staff Reports
Elizabeth Forward made its way back from ESPN’s Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando last week a perfect 4-0 and picked up right where it left off in the Section 4-AAA opener Wednesday at Wylie Field. Mark Adams struck out 11 as Elizabeth Forward beat Carrick, 4-2. Ryan Pharon doubled and ...
Scheduling quite a task for City League teams
By Chris Harlan | Tribune-Review
University Prep coach Lou Berry was willing to travel almost anywhere this season to keep his players from sitting idle three weekends this fall. ...
Mergers made Perry, Brashear stronger, but Allderdice looks to be City League favorite
By Kevin Gorman
Brashear and Perry have combined to win two-thirds of the City League championships in the past three decades, so it’s no wonder they are considered ...
Greensburg Salem softball beats up on Carrick
By Dave Mackall
Greensburg Salem’s business-like approach to Monday’s PIAA playoff opener against Carrick was just what coach Jody Morgan expected. “Every kid in the lineup had a hit ...

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