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Brentwood Little League reunion termed a ‘terrific’ event

By Jennifer Goga
Brentwood Borough held the first organized Little League baseball game ever played in Allegheny County. That contest was held in 1950 at Brentwood Stadium. As part ...
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 ...
Four South Hills athletes selected for baseball all-star showcase
By Ray Fisher
Four area senior athletes have been selected to play in this year’s WPIAL Baseball Coaches Association all-star doubleheader showcase. The doubleheader will be held June 7 ...
Brentwood athletes move on to WPIAL track finals
By Ray Fisher
Brentwood athletes move on to WPIAL Class AA track finals ...
Brentwood Spartans draw No. 9 seed for WPIAL Class A baseball playoffs
By Ray Fisher
Brentwood entered the WPIAL Class A baseball playoffs as the No. 9 seed. It was the first time in 10 years that the Spartans had advanced to the WPIAL postseason. “The players are very excited and focused,” said Greg Perdziola, Brentwood’s head coach, last week. “We have had a very good year, ...
Brentwood’s Carr earns MVP accolade at South Fayette Invite
By Ray Fisher
Pat Carr’s speed was on full display at the recent South Fayette Invitational. Carr, a Brentwood junior, was named MVP of the boys’ meet as he ...
Brentwood’s Madeja wins Black Hills Conference javelin championship
By Ray Fisher
The Brentwood track and field teams zeroed in on a pair of fifth-place finishes last week at the Black Hills Conference Invitational at Chartiers-Houston. ...
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 ...
Brentwood Little Leaguers to honor players from 1950 season
By Ray Fisher
Almost 20 members of the 1950 Brentwood Little League teams will gather Saturday to celebrate the borough’s centennial as well as the 65th anniversary of the first Little League game played in Allegheny County. The 1950 players will be welcomed from 11 to 11:15 a.m. at the Brentwood Firehall, located across ...
Mayfield, Paranzino record shutout wins for Brentwood baseball team
By Ray Fisher
The Brentwood baseball team recently suffered its first loss of the year, falling to Our Lady of the Sacred Heart, 8-1. How did the Spartans respond? With a pair of shutout victories last week against Eden Christian Academy. First, Brentwood junior Brandon Mayfield turned in a two-hit pitching performance in shutting out Eden ...
Brentwood track athletes dig Cal’s ‘carnival’ atmosphere
By Ray Fisher
Brentwood tracksters Pat Carr and Molly Huffman stole the show Friday at the Cal Track Carnival. Carr, a junior and three-sport standout, won both the boys’ ...
Former Brentwood coach voted into WPIAL hall of fame
By Ed Phillipps
Around Brentwood, former coach Dave Warner has been regarded as a legend for a long time. The WPIAL is spreading the word, as Warner is part of the 18-member 2015 WPIAL Hall of Fame class. “To put it mildly, it’s very, very humbling,” Warner said. “To be spoken of in the same ...
Brentwood baseball squad propelled by senior presence
By Ray Fisher
The Brentwood baseball team jumped out to a 3-0 record at the start of this season. And did so in a most impressive fashion. After socking Frazier, ...
‘Batter Up’ book discussion set for Brentwood Library
By Ray Fisher
Brentwood resident Richard Boyd is ready to step into the batter’s box. Boyd will discuss his book, “Batter Up,” from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday at ...
Brentwood baseball team bolstered by 9 returning lettermen
By Ray Fisher
Brentwood head coach Greg Perdziola approaches each baseball season with a large dose of optimism. “I expect us to compete for the section title and make ...
Spartans looking for a rebound season in 2015-16
By Ed Phillipps
As far as the 2014-15 boys’ basketball season went, Brentwood was solid in 2014. The difficult times came in 2015. The Spartans jumped out ...
South Hills gridders ink national letters of intent
By Ray Fisher
The football careers of Brentwood seniors Cody Conroy and Connor McWilliams are headed in opposite directions. Both signed national letters of intent last week. Conroy will continue ...
Brentwood girls’ basketball team returns to WPIAL Class AA playoffs
By Ray Fisher
The Brentwood girls’ basketball team advanced to the WPIAL playoffs as the fourth-place team in Section 4-AA last season. The Lady Spartans ended an 11-year playoff absence, then defeated Freedom, 49-45, in a preliminary round matchup to end up 15-7 overall. This year, the Brentwood girls (11-9, 5-7) finished fourth in Section ...
Gorman: Brentwood’s Frey ‘an inspiration’
By Kevin Gorman
Mark Wroblewski yells a lot at practice, but the Brentwood swim coach didn’t need motivational messages to inspire his team. He simply pointed to the ...
Brentwood swim teams gunning for section titles
By Jennifer Goga
With three section meets left on the 2014-15 schedule, Brentwood’s swim teams are in a good position to end the season with matching section titles ...
Boyd’s ‘Batter Up’ offers insight into Brentwood youth baseball
By Ray Fisher
Richard Boyd, 76, has been a lifelong baseball fan. He attended his first game at Forbes Field with his dad as a wide-eyed 9-year-old in 1948. Actually, ...
Brentwood product Prosser ranks among PAC’s best basketball players
By Ray Fisher
Tanner Prosser has not played collegiate basketball since the 2003-04 season. But the Brentwood High School product still is receiving individual accolades thanks to his frontcourt ...
Several South Hills teams collected WPIAL titles in 2014
By Ray Fisher
Happy New Year once again to all area athletes, as well as to our avid readers! Before we leap into the 2015 calendar year, let’s take ...
Brentwood girl a regular participant in ‘nerve-wracking’ Punt, Pass & Kick event
By Ed Phillipps
A perennial contender graced Heinz Field on Dec. 21 when the Steelers hosted the Kansas City Chiefs, but it wasn’t the six-time Super Bowl champions. For the third consecutive year, Brentwood resident Mallory Daly made the team championship of the NFL Punt, Pass & Kick competition. She placed third in the ...
Brentwood grad Henning embraces his unique role on Point Park basketball team
By Brian Knavish
Every basketball team has reserve players, but not every team has a Corey Henning. Henning, a Brentwood graduate, is a senior reserve point guard on the ...

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