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Baldwin boys basketball team to be led by solid senior leadership in 2015-16

By Ray Fisher
The Baldwin boys’ basketball team posted a 5-2 record at the recent weekend team camp at Pitt. Both losses were close games, and the Highlanders defeated WPIAL opponents Shaler and Central Valley. Bailey Travers and Anthony Starzynski, who will be senior guards at Baldwin in 2015-16, said the team thoroughly ...
Baldwin hall-of-famers lauded for athletic prowess
By Ray Fisher
Baldwin High School celebrated its 75th anniversary in 2014-15. As a tribute to the Baldwin-Whitehall School District milestone, the South Hills Record is featuring the top ...
Baldwin graduate McCarthy rebounds to have inspirational senior season
By Brian Knavish
It was a great senior baseball season for Pat McCarthy, not only because of the impressive performance he turned in on the field, but also ...
Baldwin boys basketball posts 3-1 record at Navy basketball camp
By Ray Fisher
If the question, “How did you spend your summer vacation?” is presented to players in the Baldwin boys’ basketball program, they have a united answer. The Highlanders began their 2015 summer vacation by traveling to the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., last weekend to compete in the Navy team camp. A ...
Positive attitudes pay off for Baldwin’s Eshelman, Bott
By Ray Fisher
Ean Eshelman and Stephanie Bott were most unique student-athletes at Baldwin. “Both demonstrated hard work in their academics, volunteerism, athletic ability, self-sacrificing, high energy, and both ...
Baldwin runner Conboy holds 2 Whitehall 5K course records
By Ray Fisher
Baldwin sophomore Casey Conboy set his second of two Whitehall 5K Run course records this year. The 5K race course was changed for this year, and ...
Baldwin runners Conboy, Koenig log winning times at Whitehall 5K race
By Ray Fisher
Baldwin sophomore Casey Conboy relishes running on the Whitehall 5K Run course. And it doesn’t matter whether the race is held early or late-summer. Conboy, 16, captured ...
Baldwin softball well-stocked for 2016
By Ray Fisher
The Baldwin softball team enjoyed an outstanding season this spring. The Lady Highlanders tied for first place in Section 4-AAAA with Canon-McMillan and Bethel Park; ...
Meyer, Reckley spur Baldwin girls to first playoff win
By Ray Fisher
The 2015 season proved to be historic for the Baldwin girls’ lacrosse team. Baldwin qualified for the WPIAL Division II playoffs, then compiled a 1-1 record ...
Karabinos first gymnast to win Baldwin’s Bress Award
By Ed Phillipps
After wrapping up a one-of-a-kind career as a Baldwin gymnast, it’s fitting that Josie Karabinos added one more first to her resume before graduating. Karabinos ...
Altavilla lands Bress Award as top male senior student-athlete at Baldwin
By Jennifer Goga
Doug Altavilla already has accomplished many goals as an 18-year-old student-athlete. At the recent Baldwin senior athletic awards banquet, he accomplished another by winning the Bress ...
Team chemistry attracts Baldwin’s Larkin to Point Park
By Ray Fisher
Baldwin senior hoopster Amanda Larkin signed with the Point Park University women’s basketball team as an early signee last fall. Larkin is a 5-foot-8 ...
Baldwin’s Keiser, Teahan honored as ‘Positive Athlete’ award recipients
By Ed Phillipps
More than 1,000 athletes were nominated across numerous sports for the C. Harper Positive High School Athlete awards and scholarships. With such stiff competition, being able ...
South Hills tracksters advance to state finals at Shippensburg
By Ray Fisher
The Baldwin track and field program ended up with four PIAA qualifiers at the WPIAL Class AAA championships held last week at Baldwin Stadium. The PIAA ...
Eisel, Kozarian keys to Baldwin’s baseball future
By Brian Knavish
After making it to the WPIAL Class AAAA championship last year, the Baldwin baseball team narrowly missed the playoffs this season. However, even without a postseason run, there still is plenty of excitement around the program. Two Baldwin players — outfielder Chris Eisel and shortstop Jon Kozarian — were named all-section, ...
Baldwin, Thomas Jefferson tracksters advance to WPIAL Class AAA championship meet
By Ray Fisher
Several Baldwin athletes advanced to the WPIAL Class AAA individual track and field championships with first-pace finishes at last week’s Southern qualifier. Junior Kadin Hinish took ...
O’Brien, Higgins spark Baldwin softball team to 11-4 win in WPIAL playoff tuneup
By Ray Fisher
Baldwin rolled past North Hills, 11-4, last week in a tuneup for the WPIAL Class AAAA softball playoffs. The Lady Highlanders’ offensive catalysts were junior center fielder Mallory O’Brien, who had four hits in four plate appearances, and senior designated hitter Katie Higgins, who was 3 for 4. “They put pressure on ...
Baldwin track coach lands Alumni Hall of Fame berth
By Ed Phillipps
The WPIAL track and field season often is defined in the final few weeks of the season, when the litmus test of the ultra-competitive Baldwin ...
Schleicher leads Baldwin softball team into WPIAL playoffs
By Brian Knavish
She can pitch. She can hit. She can field. She’s a leader. Jaimie Schleicher can do it all for the WPIAL Class AAAA playoff-bound Baldwin softball ...
UPJ baseball coach labels Baldwin grad a pro prospect
By Brian Knavish 6:03 p.m.
Pitt-Johnstown head baseball coach Todd Williams is not shy when describing the ability of pitcher Kenny Gault, a Baldwin High School graduate. “He’s a major league ...
Freshman whiz a multiple medalist at BaIdwin Invite
By Ray Fisher
Baldwin’s Alina Stahl sparkled in two of the spotlight events at the 42nd annual Baldwin Invitational held last week at Baldwin Stadium. Stahl, a two-sport standout ...
Baldwin softball team grabs share of section championship
By Ray Fisher
The Baldwin softball team knew what it needed Monday at Bethel Park. The Lady Highlanders needed a winning performance to entertain any thoughts of a section ...
Gorman: Hinish clears newest hurdle
By Kevin Gorman
Kadin Hinish can’t contain her excitement for the Baldwin Invitational, a meet the Baldwin junior has attended for as long as she can remember. “It’s ...
HS highlight reel: Baseball coaches to honor Canon-Mac’s Blanock
By Tribune-Review
The WPIAL Baseball Coaches Association has selected Canon-McMillan senior Luke Blanock as its seventh annual John Challis Memorial Award recipient. Blanock underwent chemo and radiation treatment in 2014 after being diagnosed with Ewings Sarcoma. He returned to play basketball this past winter and is on the Big Macs baseball team. ...
Area coaches adapt to adverse weather conditions
By Ray Fisher
The weather. It seems to be a sore subject every spring. And this year is no different as baseball and softball teams scramble to revise schedules ...

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