Hockey

High-scoring Burrell hockey improving on defensive end
November 18, 2018
Burrell hockey coach Max Rickard walked into the locker room following last Monday's 7-1 win over Central Valley and told his players it was the best performance he had seen of his team in his three years with the program. For Rickard, it was great to see his plan come

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Hajdukiewicz steps into spotlight for Sewickley Academy hockey
November 16, 2018
Fox Chapel played its top defensive pairing nearly every time Sewickley Academy's best player touched the ice, a smart, but unsuccessful strategy by the final horn. Matthew Hajdukiewicz is not worried about the challenges other opponents might present in an attempt to neutralize him, not after scoring each of his

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Pine-Richland hockey off to unbeaten start behind solid defense
Pine-Richland's hockey team is well on its way to achieving its goals this season. The Rams raced past Quaker Valley, 8-0, on Monday to improve to 7-0 overall and maintain first place in the PIHL Class AA North/West Conference. andquot;Our team goal is to earn a PIHL and state championship,andquot;

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Hampton hockey players embrace experience on amateur teams
November 15, 2018
For certain players at Hampton, hockey is more than just a high school sport. With that comes benefits, but it also requires sacrifice. Senior forward Justin Adamski had been playing club hockey with Esmark since the 2014-15 season. Last year, he joined the Penguins Elite U18 squad, one of the

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Plum’s Scarpino recovering from concussion
November 14, 2018
A Plum ice hockey player has begun the road to recovery after suffering a head injury early in Monday's game against Penn-Trafford. Forward Anthony Scarpino collided with a Warriors player near the boards as play advanced up the ice. His head struck a glass partition that separated one of the

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Sewickley Academy athlete of the week: Jack Duggan
Jack Duggan School: Sewickley Academy Sport: Hockey Class: Senior Claim to fame: Jack Duggan had a hat trick of a different variety with three assists to help lead the Panthers to their third win of the season. Sewickley Academy's 5-4 win over Fox Chapel also was the third time the

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PIHL standings through Nov. 11, 2018
November 12, 2018
Here are the latest PIHL high school hockey standings through Nov. 11. Check out weekly broadcasts, along with the weekly PIHL Power Play Show at 8 p.m. Wednesdays, starting in December at TribHSSN.TribLive.com. Exclusive coverage of the 2019 PIHL Penguins Cup hockey playoffs can be heard and viewed in March

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Balanced offense leads Hempfield hockey team
November 11, 2018
Scoring goals is not a problem for Hempfield's hockey team. The Spartans hope it stays that way. With a deep lineup, Hempfield believes it can continue piling up goals. The team tallied 32 through its first six games, tops in PIHL Class AA. andquot;We're working well together, and we're a

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Pioth makes impact as female hockey player at Gateway
November 9, 2018
Miranda Pioth started playing dek hockey in Murrysville when she was in third grade. Now a high school junior, Pioth is skating at a forward position on the boys junior varsity ice hockey team at Gateway. She is one of the few girls ever to play ice hockey for the

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Hockey steps into spotlight in 3 things to watch Thursday in high school athletics
November 7, 2018
Two days before the state playoffs resume in soccer, volleyball and field hockey and one day before the WPIAL football playoffs continue with semifinals and quarterfinals action, high school hockey jumps into the spotlight. The marquee matchup in the PIHL is in Class AA as Pine-Richland faces rival Mars in

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Young defense improving for Franklin Regional hockey
With a rebuilt defense, Franklin Regional's hockey team knew it'd go through an adjustment period. It happened right away for the Panthers, who dropped their first two games of the year -- 4-3 to Upper St. Clair and 5-0 to Latrobe. Since then, though, the Panthers went 3-1, including a

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Sewickley Academy athlete of the week: Andrew Beck
Andrew Beck School: Sewickley Academy Sport: Hockey Class: Senior Claim to fame: Andrew Beck fed Matthew Haldukiewicz with an assist to score in the last minutes in a loss to Montour. The Sewickley Academy senior said his team has played several of the best programs in Class A hockey early

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Knoch hockey enjoying return to varsity competition
October 30, 2018
Knoch hockey coach Ryan Cooper watched his team celebrate on the ice after a hard-fought 3-2 shootout victory over McDowell two weeks ago, knowing it was a pretty big moment. After all, the Knights hadn't fielded a varsity team in six years and it reaffirmed the decision the program made

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Greensburg Salem hockey makes most of small roster
October 28, 2018
At times, Greensburg Salem's hockey team feels like it is trying to kill a penalty even when no one is in the box. The Golden Lions' small roster is the culprit. andquot;We just don't have the numbers most of these teams do,andquot; Greensburg Salem coach John McNair said. andquot;It's tough

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South Fayette hockey team off to fast start in PIHL Class A
October 26, 2018
The South Fayette hockey team is on the prowl. What is it hungry for Wins. Despite losing a talented senior class from last season's team, the Lions have pounced on the competition early and are off to a 3-0 start. andquot;The guys who are seniors this year were freshmen when

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Defense fuels Latrobe hockey’s fast start
October 21, 2018
Two years ago, Latrobe's hockey team surprised PIHL Class 2A when it reached the Penguins Cup final as one of the lower seeds. The Wildcats experienced their own shock last season. As one of the top seed in the playoffs, Latrobe had its hopes of returning to the Penguins Cup

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Bishop Canevin hockey returns to PIHL as part of co-op
October 18, 2018
The sweaters might say Bishop Canevin. But the Canevin hockey team has more than just Crusaders this season. The roster also has Rebels, Golden Eagles and Chargers. A year after the program went on hiatus because of low numbers, the Bishop Canevin hockey team is back. To help boost numbers,

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North Allegheny hockey relies on line combinations
North Allegheny hockey coach Mike Bagnato feels the Tigers could have devastating balance. When weighing North Allegheny's prospects, Bagnato put pressure on himself and assistant coach Andrew Siess to make all the pieces fit. andquot;We have four lines that can compete if we match them properly,andquot; Bagnato said. andquot;Andrew Siess

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Quaker Valley, Sewickley Academy hockey teams open seasons
October 12, 2018
Quaker Valley and Sewickley Academy enjoyed Penguins Cup success last season. Both teams hope for more this campaign, as well. QUAKER VALLEY Injuries plagued Quaker Valley last season. Once the Quakers started welcoming players back to the ice in January, the squad started to form into a contender. Only fully

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Offensive firepower returns to lineup for Penn-Trafford hockey team
Chris Cerutti spent the last two years as an assistant coach at Penn-Trafford working with the forwards under Rob Baker before taking over as the head coach this season. In his time as an assistant he saw a lot of potential in the current group and with six of the

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