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Imani Christian’s Konek reaches 1,000-point milestone as a freshman

By Andrew Erickson
There were some tears, some laughs and some selfies with fans for Imani Christian freshman Cali Konek following a 66-63 loss at Winchester Thurston, but for the first girl in WPIAL history to score 1,000 points in a freshman season, the prevailing feeling was relief. Konek entered Thursday night’s ...
HS highlight reel: Imani freshman nears 1,000 points
By Bill Hartlep
Cali Konek has scored at an unprecedented pace this season and could be headed for a milestone usually reserved for juniors or seniors. The Imani Christian freshman is within striking distance of reaching 1,000 points during the regular season. She has 978 points this season through 21 games, an average of ...
Freshman phenom: Imani Christian’s Konek scoring at eye-popping rate for Class A Saints
By Andrew Erickson
When former Pittsburgh Rockers AAU coach Howard Dorsey donated a shooting machine to Imani Christian Academy, he didn’t realize the shooting monster he had created ...
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review athletes of the week: New Castle’s Marquel Hooker, Imani Christian’s Cali Konek
By Alex Oltmanns
Marquel Hooker School: New Castle Year: Senior Sport: Basketball Claim to fame: The senior scored 26 points in a win over Blackhawk last week after ...
Jeannette cruises past Imani Christian on senior night
By Paul Schofield
About the only thing Jeannette senior Julian Batts didn’t do right Friday was successfully dunk. But the way he played on senior night, you can excuse him. Batts scored 24 points, had seven assists, six rebounds, three steals and a block to lead Jeannette (12-7, 9-0) to a ...
High school football notebook: Bishop Canevin finds Week 1 opponent
By Chris Harlan
After searching in Ohio, Maryland and West Virginia, Bishop Canevin found a last-minute opponent in Indiana County to replace Imani Christian Academy. The Crusaders will visit District 6’s United on Saturday afternoon. United had an open date on its schedule when Week 1 opponent Rockwood folded its football program. “They ...
Imani Christian fails to field team for 2013
By Tribune-Review
After completing one season as an official member of the WPIAL, Imani Christian failed to field a team for 2013. The Saints, who went 6-3 last season and finished third in the Class A Black Hills Conference, struggled to find enough players to fill out a roster. “We have tried very hard, ...
Monessen finds Imani replacement
By Jeff Oliver
Well, it seems Monessen football coach Andy Pacak had a change of heart about an unscheduled bye for the Greyhounds in Week 7. After it was announced that Imani Christian was cancelling its football season, Pacak said the Greyhounds would use the open week as a bye to let players heal ...
High school notebook: No football for Imani Christian this season
By Chris Harlan
Imani Christian Academy will not field a football team this season, leaving would-be opponents with a last-minute hole in their schedule. The small private school in East Hills notified the WPIAL it does not have enough players for a team, school administrator Enos Scott said, noting that no more ...
Clairton takes care of business against Imani Christian
By Patrick Cloonan
Clairton capped an unbeaten regular season with its 56th straight win, a 52-0 rout of Imani Christian on Friday night at Neil C. Brown Stadium. It ...
High school football notebook: Imani Christian stays on the road
By Chris Harlan
Imani Christian will play six consecutive weeks on the road, now that Friday’s game was moved to Fort Cherry. The Black Hills matchup was scheduled for Chadwick Field in Homewood, a facility used by the Saints in Week 3 to host Brentwood. But this week’s game and an Oct. 5 ...
Interceptions key Monessen’s win over Imani Christian
By Doug Gulasy
A matchup between two of the WPIAL’s most explosive offenses turned into a defensive struggle Friday night at Monessen’s Memorial Stadium. In the end, Monessen’s defense stood taller in a 17-12 victory over Black Hills Conference foe Imani Christian. Sophomore safety Irvin Green’s third interception of the game, inside Monessen’s 10-yard line, ...
Bishop Canevin wins Black Hills opener
By Doug Gulasy
Imani Christian began its first WPIAL game with a bang. But the thunder in Bishop Canevin’s thunder-and-lightning rushing attack, as well as the Crusaders’ defense, made ...
Prospect watch: Imani Christian’s Brendan Edwards backs up the talk
By Kevin Gorman
BRENDAN EDWARDS 5-foot-9, 165 pounds, WR-DB, Imani Christian Brendan Edwards has yet to play in a WPIAL game but already believes he is one of ...
First-year Imani Christian to rely on skill players’ speed
By Kevin Gorman
Imani Christian has WPIAL membership, a full schedule in the Black Hills Conference and a group of talented skill players that won four seven-on-seven competitions ...
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