Keystone Oaks Sports

Timing is right for Keystone Oaks baseball coach after strong season

On the heels of a successful nine-year tenure that included appearances in three of the last four WPIAL Class AA playoff semifinal fames, Keystone Oaks ...

Keystone Oaks ace Riggle blanks Burrell in playoff opener

Burrell didn't know much about first-round opponent Keystone Oaks when the WPIAL released the baseball playoff brackets. Any amount of research probably couldn't prepare the Bucs ...

Highlands' effort to win playoff game thwarted by Keystone Oaks

Highlands poked and prodded at Keystone Oaks' lead. But every time the Golden Rams got close, the Eagles did something to keep momentum on their side. That ...

Gorman: Protecting tradition at all costs

Something was lost in the commotion over the announcement that the two smallest classifications won't get to play in the WPIAL football finals at Heinz ...

Keystone Oaks athletics reached new heights in 2015

It was an up-and-down year for Keystone Oaks athletics in 2015. But the ups outweighed the downs. Several track athletes made it to the PIAA championships, ...

Keystone Oaks boys basketball looking to overcome slow start

A full offseason has gone a long way for Keystone Oaks coach Dan Elzer. In his second year leading the Golden Eagles, Elzer and his players ...

Keystone Oaks football controls its destiny entering final weeks

When the Keystone Oaks football team gathered at the end of the 2014 season for its team banquet, coach Greg Perry had a message for ...

Smith, talented offense lead Keystone Oaks past South Allegheny

Future opponents of Keystone Oaks are aware of the passing prowess of quarterback Alex Smith. Even with Smith lining up behind center, Eagles coach Greg Perry ...

Gorman: Keystone Oaks coach sees Smith as next star QB

Alex Smith studied the framed photo of Greg Perry with Bruce Gradkowski, Anthony Doria, Bill Stull and Matt Rodgers, his four all-state quarterbacks in an ...

Smith's arm leads Keystone Oaks football to win over South Park

Keystone Oaks coach Greg Perry thinks his quarterback, Alex Smith, is flying under the radar. But after throwing for more than 300 yards and three ...

Apollo-Ridge edges Keystone Oaks behind Brown's five touchdowns

Around the Apollo-Ridge locker room, Duane Brown has a nickname: Duane "Touchdown" Brown. Brown lived up to that moniker Friday night. The junior running back scored all ...

'Toughness' boosts Keystone Oaks roster

Keystone Oaks isn't forgetting about the ones that got away last season. The Golden Eagles are coming off a three-win season that saw the team lose ...

Keystone Oaks football looking for improved results

The Keystone Oaks football team had one focus during the offseason: learning to compete. The Golden Eagles finished 3-6 during coach Greg Perry's first season. But ...

Keystone Oaks offense benefiting from experienced line

There will be a lot of new faces on the Keystone Oaks offense this season. Gone are quarterback Kobe Phillippi and running back Jimmy Canello, as ...

Steel Valley uses late rally to beat Keystone Oaks, advance to PIAA playoffs

Steel Valley rallied for three runs in the seventh inning of Tuesday's WPIAL Class AA consolation game to gain a 3-2 victory over rival Keystone ...

Breaking down the 2015 WPIAL baseball playoffs

Class AAAA Defending champion Seneca Valley The favorite Mt. Lebanon might have the WPIAL's top pitcher in Coastal Carolina recruit Austin Kitchen, a lefty. ...

HS notebook: WPIAL announces baseball playoff pairings

Mt. Lebanon (Class AAAA), Chartiers Valley (AAA), Keystone Oaks (AA) and California (A) earned the No. 1 seeds in their respective classifications Friday when the ...

Keystone Oaks point guard Brownlee chooses Carlow

After a senior season that didn't go according to plan, Keystone Oaks' Kayla Brownlee will get to continue her playing career at the next level ...

Keystone Oaks track returning batch of talent

If the South Hills Classic is any indication of future success, Keystone Oaks track and field could be in store for a strong season. The Golden ...

Keystone Oaks boys volleyball adapting to coaching change

Before their matches, the members of the Keystone Oaks boys volleyball team will recite lines from the "Hokey Pokey" – "you put your right foot ...

The Signal Item softball preview

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 ...

Virgara joins Riverhounds soccer team this season

Local product Anthony Virgara has agreed to terms with the Pittsburgh Riverhounds for the 2015 United Soccer Leagues season. He is one of 10 midfielders on ...

Keystone Oaks girls hoops contends with injuries, inexperience

Rich Griffin's tenure as Keystone Oaks' girls basketball coach probably couldn't have gotten off to a rockier start. Just two games into the season, the Golden ...

Keystone Oaks girls basketball under guidance of new coach

Coming into the season, first-year Keystone Oaks girls basketball coach Rich Griffin already is familiar with most of his team. Griffin was involved with the Golden ...

Keystone Oaks boys hoops coach focused on changing program's culture

Dan Elzer has one focus in his first season as Keystone Oaks boys basketball coach – changing the culture of a program that has not ...


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