Baseball

Serra’s Alex Glumac (l) celebrates with Mark Black after hitting out the first pitch of the game against Seton LaSalle Tuesday, June 11, 2019 during PIAA 2-AA baseball semifinals at West Mifflin Area High School.
Serra Catholic’s Mark Black named Trib HSSN Baseball Player of the Year
June 23, 2019
The Youghiogheny runs beyond the outfield fence at Boston Field in McKeesport, the home for Serra Catholic baseball.

Read More...

Seton LaSalle pitcher Drew Lafferty delivers against Serra Catholic during the WPIAL Class 2A final Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at Wild Things Park.
WPIAL’s youth movement shows in 2019 Trib HSSN baseball all-stars
WPIAL baseball has witnessed an influx of talented freshmen in recent years and their arrival is reflected in the Trib 10.

Read More...

Freeport’s starting pitcher Jarrett Heilman throws against Burrell Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at Freeport Community Park.
Freeport’s Jarrett Heilman named Valley News Dispatch Baseball Player of the Year
June 22, 2019
2019 Valley News Dispatch Baseball All-Stars

Read More...

Yough’s Jarret Bach is a Pitt recruit.
Yough’s Bach named Westmoreland Tribune-Review Baseball Player of the Year
2019 Tribune-Review Westmoreland Baseball All-Stars

Read More...

Mark Black is congratulated by first base coach Phil Cicco after a first-inning single against Neshannock on June 6, 2019, at Shaler.
Serra catcher Mark Black makes All-America team
June 19, 2019
Catcher Mark Black, who helped guide Serra Catholic to runner-up finishes in the WPIAL and PIAA (Class 2A) this season with his gaudy numbers and behind-the-plate presence, is an All-American.

Read More...

Trib HSSN Baseball Player of the Week shines in PIAA playoffs
June 17, 2019
The Trib HSSN Baseball Player of the Week is Serra Catholic freshman Nico Eremic, who contributed from the clean-up spot in a PIAA semifinal win and a championship game loss.

Read More...

Final Trib HSSN state baseball rankings for 2019 season
June 16, 2019
State champions have been crowned as another season comes to an end with the final edition of the Trib HSSN PIAA baseball rankings.

Read More...

Final Trib HSSN baseball, softball power rankings for 2019
The 2019 WPIAL baseball and softball seasons are in the books, but not before a final edition of the weekly Trib HSSN Power Rankings.

Read More...

Fox Chapel football coach Tom Loughran
Like father, like son: Loughran family celebrates 2 generations of WPIAL champion coaches
Many fathers will receive gifts on their day ranging from power ties to power tools.

Read More...

Franklin Regional’s Zach Seaman (right) high-fives Mathew Fitzmaurice after they scored against Cathedral Prep during their PIAA Class 5A first-round game June 3. Franklin Regional won 13-4.
Brotherly bond helps create special season for Franklin Regional baseball
June 14, 2019
The Franklin Regional baseball team found its inspiration when players showed up one day for practice, and a dead frog was in the dugout.

Read More...

Serra Catholic’s Mark Black reacts while Devon Prep celebrates winning the PIAA Class 2A championship game June 14, 2019.
Devon Prep avoids Serra star Mark Black in 7th, dashes Eagles’ PIAA title hopes
UNIVERSITY PARK — Devon Prep challenged Serra Catholic star Mark Black three times Friday, but with two outs in the seventh and first base open, there was no reason to take that chance again.

Read More...

Beaver senior Zach Hansen walks from the field as Selinsgrove players celebrate after the final out of the Bobcats’ 7-4 loss in the PIAA Class 4A state championship game Friday, June 14, 2019, at Penn State University.
‘Nightmarish’ inning costs Beaver in PIAA championship loss to Selinsgrove
UNIVERSITY PARK — This season was mostly a dream come true until the fifth inning Friday, which felt quite the opposite.

Read More...

Serra Catholic’s Jayden Mertz (5) and Mark Black (9) return to the dugout following Black’s two-run home run to open the scoring in a win over Avonworth on May 20, 2019, at Boyce-Mayview Park.
Serra Catholic won’t take Devon Prep lightly despite team’s 11-13 record
Serra Catholic’s state championship opponent brings an 11-13 record into the contest.

Read More...

Serra Catholic starter Alex Glumac delivers to the plate in the second inning against Neshannock on June 6, 2019, at Shaler.
WPIAL baseball and softball teams gearing up for shots at PIAA gold
June 12, 2019
The PIAA baseball and softball championship matchups are set, and five WPIAL teams – Beaver and Serra Catholic for baseball and Penn-Trafford, Elizabeth Forward and Frazier for softball – will attempt to bring home state titles.

Read More...

One poor inning sinks state title hopes for North Allegheny baseball
June 11, 2019
GREENE TOWNSHIP — North Allegheny’s strong season vaporized in one nightmarish inningin the PIAA Class 6A baseball semifinals at Greene Township Park. Central Bucks South tallied nine runs in the bottom of the sixth to grab an 11-6 victory and a berth in the state finals Friday at Penn State’s Medlar Field.

Read More...

Beaver’s Harrison Pontoli (10) celebrates with Jack Yanssens of scoring during their PIAA Class 4A semifinal against East Pennsboro Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at Mount Aloysius College.
Beaver’s bats stay hot in PIAA semifinal win over East Pennsboro
CRESSON — The Beaver baseball team’s hit parade has one more stop: State College.

Read More...

Serra’s Eli Kite (13) and Pat Brennan celebrates with catcher Mark Black after beating Seton LaSalle Tuesday, June 11, 2019 during PIAA 2-AA baseball semifinals at West Mifflin Area High School.
Serra Catholic avenges WPIAL loss to Seton LaSalle, earns 4th trip to PIAA finals
The game began with Mark Black’s haymaker on the first pitch and ended with Pat Brennan’s web gem on the last as Serra Catholic defeated Seton LaSalle, 4-3, Tuesday in a PIAA Class 2A semifinal at West Mifflin.

Read More...

Beaver’s Michael Champ is greeted at home plate by teammates after hitting a home run against Blackhawk during the WPIAL Class 4A championship game Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at Wild Things Park.
PIAA postpones all baseball, softball semifinals involving WPIAL teams
June 10, 2019
The PIAA postponed many of Monday’s baseball and softball semifinals because of weather to Tuesday, including all involving WPIAL teams.

Read More...

Trib HSSN Baseball Player of the Week
June 9, 2019
The Trib HSSN Baseball Player of the Week is Serra Catholic junior pitcher Alex Glumac, who won twice last week in the first two rounds of the state playoffs.

Read More...

Final 4 (plus 1) in penultimate Trib HSSN PIAA baseball rankings
June 8, 2019
Halfway through the state baseball playoffs, we present the next-to-last edition of the Trib HSSN PIAA baseball rankings.

Read More...

1 2 3 4 43
click me