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Roundball Classic roundup: Small-school boys teams engage in shootout

By George Guido
It was a breakneck pace in the Roundball Classic game between the smaller boys schools Saturday. The Class AA all-star team outscored the Class A squad ...
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review athletes of the week: Central Catholic’s Bricen Garner, Seton-La Salle’s Raja Rutherford
By Alex Oltmanns
Bricen Garner School: Central Catholic Year: Junior Sport: Track and field Claim to fame: Garner took first place in both the long jump (21-2) and ...
Seton-La Salle volunteer photographer hanging up camera
By Ed Phillipps
While working his day job, he is Robert G. DelGreco Jr., Esquire, prominent Pittsburgh attorney with a who’s who client list that has included professional ...
Blackhawk’s Omogrosso, Vincentian’s Wise named state’s players of the year
By Staff Report
Blackhawk’s Chassidy Omogrosso and Vincentian Academy’s Brenna Wise continue to defend their titles. Less than two weeks after they each helped their girls basketball teams ...
Trib Cup: North Allegheny, Blackhawk, Seton-La Salle, Vincentian lead winter standings
By Alex Oltmanns
More than just a recognition of marquee sports like football and basketball, the Trib Cup tabulates a collection of sports, acknowledging the success of Western Pennsylvania high school athletics. Entering the home stretch of this year’s prep sports calendar, four schools excelled during the winter season as the top point scorers ...
Gorman: Multiplying a hoops issue
By Kevin Gorman
We can go round and round on the problems that persist within PIAA athletics, but one has proof on paper. Make that the scoreboard. Private schools are dominating girls basketball to the degree that they’re making a mockery of our championship events. We saw record blowouts in back-to-back days at the PIAA ...
Seton-La Salle softball aiming for 5th straight section title
By Ray Fisher
Seton-La Salle was co-section champion in 2014, advanced to the WPIAL semifinal round, and qualified for the state playoffs for the first time in 30 ...
Seton-La Salle girls basketball team peaks with 8-game playoff run
By Ed Phillipps
There was a point early in the girls’ basketball season when Seton-La Salle, considered the top team in Class AA, didn’t even look like a ...
Seton-La Salle coach’s system validated with back-to-back berths in WPIAL finals
By Ed Phillipps
The seniors on this year’s Seton-La Salle boys’ basketball team were freshman athletes when Mark Walsh took over as head coach. When Walsh first stood in front of his new team, he stressed that if players bought into the system, worked together, and had fun, good things would happen. After advancing to ...
Gorman: Public v. private debate rages on
By Kevin Gorman
Amid the biggest blowout in PIAA girls basketball finals history, Old Forge students started chanting, “Public school champs ... and we don’t recruit!” That a private school, Vincentian, handed Old Forge a 48-point loss in the Class A championship game didn’t sit well with the small town of 8,000. “When you ...
Gorman: Seton-La Salle will go down in history
By Kevin Gorman
HERSHEY A tear trickled down Spencer Stefko’s cheek, knowing he had coached Seton-La Salle’s seven seniors for the final time. “It would’ve felt this bad even if we would’ve won,” Stefko said. Maybe not, but Stefko’s sentiment is understandable. This was the first team to play for a state title in ...
Seton-La Salle girls fall short in Class AA final
By Chris Harlan
HERSHEY — Neumann-Goretti certainly played like the best team in the country. With a roster heavy in college recruits and ranked No. 1 nationally by ...
Defending champs Blackhawk, Seton-La Salle, Vincentian to face familiar foes in PIAA title games
By Chris Harlan
When everyone else had eyes on the top-ranked girls team in the country, Neumann-Goretti turned its attention to Seton-La Salle. “We have some unfinished business from ...
Virgara joins Riverhounds soccer team this season
By Ray Fisher
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 ...
Seton Hill remains popular college choice for South Hills student-athletes
By Ray Fisher
Seton Hill University has become a popular destination for area athletes in recent years. There are no less than 10 athletes from the South Hills participating ...
Gorman: A rivalry like none other
By Kevin Gorman
Spencer Stefko was stunned by the lack of emotion and energy inside the Seton-La Salle locker room at halftime of its PIAA Class AA semifinal. “I asked, ‘Do you realize we’re in the Western finals?’ ” Stefko said. “Then again, some have never played or coached in it. These girls ...
Seton-La Salle girls win, reach PIAA title game
By Nathan Smith
For the fourth time this season, the Bishop Canevin and Seton-La Salle girls basketball teams brought their holy war to the court. But the script didn’t ...
Gorman: Walsh’s shot a ‘perfect dream’
By Kevin Gorman
Cassidy Walsh would end workouts with half-court shots, counting down the seconds and pretending the crowd goes wild when one went in. The Seton-La Salle star lived that fantasy Tuesday night, banking in a halfcourt heave at the buzzer to beat Greensburg Central Catholic, 54-52, in the PIAA Class AA ...
Seton-La Salle’s Nath makes instant connection with La Roche volleyball
By Ray Fisher
It was a definite “win-win” decision for Seton-La Salle’s Laura Nath. Nath, a 5-foot-8 senior outside hitter in the Seton-La Salle girls’ volleyball program, will continue ...
Seton-La Salle stuns Greensburg CC on buzzer-beating basket
By Paul Schofield
All Seton-La Salle senior Cassidy Walsh wanted was a chance. After Greensburg Central Catholic sophomore Brittany Stawovy hit a jumper with 2.5 seconds left to give ...
HS highlight reel: Roundball Classic set for April 18
By Tribune-Review
The top scorers in the area will be on display April 18 at the Roundball Classic all-star games at Geneva College. Chartiers Valley’s Matty McConnell ...
Previewing the PIAA girls basketball tournament
By Compiled By  bill Hartlep
Class AAAA WPIAL/City League: Norwin (21-4), Penn Hills (16-10), North Allegheny (22-3), Bethel Park (20-5), Pine-Richland (21-5), Obama (16-8). Around the state: Defending PIAA ...
Seton-La Salle basketball squads enjoy spacious Petersen Events Center
By Ray Fisher
Petersen Events Center versus the Palumbo Center? Both the Seton-La Salle girls’ and boys’ basketball teams have played in WPIAL Class AA finals the past two ...
Undefeated Aliquippa downs Seton-La Salle for WPIAL Class AA title
By Dave Mackall
It was just a matter of time before Aliquippa took control and claimed its 11th WPIAL championship in boys basketball. After all, the Quips don’t ...
Seton-La Salle girls defeat rival Bishop Canevin to capture 7th WPIAL title
By Nathan Smith
All it took was one wave of intensity for Seton-La Salle to pull away from Bishop Canevin in the WPIAL Class AA championship game. The top-seeded ...

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