WPIAL Girls Volleyball Semifinals Thursday Recaps 2010
November 4, 2010A couple of teams barely broke a sweat in advancing to the district finals while others were locked in a titanic struggle to move on and play for gold. Here are the recaps from all six Semifinals matches from Thursday night in the 2010 WPIAL Girls Volleyball Semifinals as the top two seeds in all three classifications were victorious.
District College Football Preview for Saturday, November 6thConference titles could be decided in the Northeast, the PSAC and PAC on Saturday. The big game focus will be on Joe Walton Stadium as Robert Morris looks for its first title since 2000, in Erie as Mercyhurst looks to steal the PSAC-West from Cal and in Waynesburg where the Yellow Jackets battle nationally ranked and two-time PAC champion Thomas More.
Big Game Hunting: The Football Fourpack for Week 10
November 3, 2010The Opening round of the Highway to Heinz offers quite a few big games to choose from in each classification. The first week of the playoffs is an exciting time, thoughts of upsets are dancing in the heads of underdogs, and defending champs are readying again to meet the challenge of the post season.
WPIAL Boys Soccer Semifinals Tuesday Recaps
November 2, 2010The WPIAL held six games on Tuesday night to set up the Super Soccer Saturday finals for the boys. The many surprises that have occurred in the girls tournaments didn't cross over to this gender as most of the top boys seeds are headed to the finals. Here are recaps from both Semifinals in all three classifications.
North Allegheny Back On Top of WPIAL AAA Girls Field Hockey World AgainNorth Allegheny defeated Fox Chapel 2-1 in overtime to win the AAA field hockey championship Monday night at Fox Chapel High School. The title is the 11th district crown in 14 years, but first for the Tigers since 2007. Fox Chapel came into the game with a 15-0-1 record and only gave up four goals on the year.
WPIAL Plays of the Week – Week 9With the regular season now history, we present our top plays for Week Nine...While many teams had clinched going into this past weekend, there were still some playoff spots on the line...While the winners celebrated with a smile, the losers could not hide their big fat frown...As we prepare for the playoffs while the curtain on the regular season comes crashing down.
Ellis School Flexes Girl Power in AA Field Hockey Title Win Over GCCThe Ellis School Tigers captured their fourth WPIAL championship in the past nine years by defeating Greensburg Central Catholic 6-1 Monday night at Fox Chapel High School. The Centurions opened up the scoring first with 23:18 left in the first half when Hope Williams scored.
MSA Sports Top 10 – WPIAL Football Playoff Rankings
November 1, 2010OK, so the headline is wrong. We are done ranking the WPIAL football teams. Now with 16 teams left in each classification, we here at MSA Sports will do what the WPIAL football steering committee will do on Monday, we will seed the teams. When you rank teams, you put them in the order of best to worst, 1 through 16.
WPIAL Girls Soccer Semifinals Monday Recaps 2010The WPIAL held six games on Monday night to set up the Super Soccer Saturday finals for the girls. The many surprises that have occurred in the girls tournaments didn't stop in the Final Four. Here are recaps from the two Semifinals in all three classifications. Thanks to Brandon Rebel, Adam Hoerner, Greg Kuntz and Greg Warnock for their help on these recaps.
This Week on the MSA Sports Network – 11/01/2010The Highway to Heinz moves forward to the second exit as the high school football postseason continues this week here on the MSA Sports Network.
MSA Sports Saturday’s Scholastic Starz – Week Nine
October 31, 2010The lightest Saturday high school football schedule in the WPIAL turned out to be the final Saturday of high school football in the WPIAL. There were only three games to close the books on the district schedule, so it leaves us with only three stars with three strong performances. Austin Miele - Mars
District College Football Recap for Saturday, October 30thThe conference title picture is clearing up in the Northeast, the PSAC and the President's Athletic Conference with some down to the wire finishes and a pair of overtime games. Here are recaps from all the action around the area on the final Saturday of October: Mercyhurst 21 - Slippery Rock 13
MSA Sports Friday Night HighLights – Week Nine
October 30, 2010Win and you're in. A simple enough concept, especially for teams facing such a scenario in Week 9 of the WPIAL football season. There were players who put up bigger numbers on Friday none, but none that made more of an impact for their team than these players, whose clutch performance helped their teams clinch a ride on the Highway to Heinz.
Shady Side Academy Wins PIAA Girls AAA Team Tennis Title by Edging Mt. LeboLast week, Shady Side Academy edged Mount Lebanon to win the 2010 WPIAL Girls Team Tennis Class AAA Championship. One week later, history has repeated itself in the 2010 PIAA Girls Team Tennis Finals. The Indians once again got the better of the Blue Devils Saturday afternoon to bring state gold back to The Academy.
WPIAL/City League Week 9 Saturday Football ScoresThe final Saturday of high school football in both District 7 and District 8 in the 2010 regular season turns out to be the lightest Saturday schedule of the season. Here are ALL of the final results as the curtain falls on the first nine weeks and the Highway to Heinz prepares to open. WPIAL CLASS AAA Greater Allegheny Conference:
WPIAL/City League Week 9 Friday Football Scores
October 29, 2010For some teams, Friday night in Week night turned into a harsh trick. However for those who were able to rack up the 'W', this final Friday of the regular season served as a delicious treat. Here are ALL the final results from a busy schedule of games in both the WPIAL and Pittsburgh City League from a frosty Friday.
Scholastic Notebook – 10/29/2010When it comes to records, maybe its time to stop thinking about Rushel Shell in a WPIAL sense. Maybe its time to look at the entire state. Shell, Hopewells wonderful junior running back, ran for 193 yards against West Allegheny in a 34-31 overtime win last night. That gave him 6,358 yards for his career.
2010 WPIAL Field Hockey Playoffs
October 28, 2010One of the shortest playoff tournaments hosted by the WPIAL is set for the finals following Semifinals Wednesday in the 2010 WPIAL Girls Field Hockey Playoffs. Here are the four Final Four results from both the Class AAA and Class AA tournaments, plus the Championship matchups schedule for Monday, November 1st at Fox Chapel High School.
2010 WPIAL Girls Volleyball PlayoffsThere will be a new queen of the hill in Class AAA in 2010 after last years district title winner was eliminated. 2009 champion Mount Lebanon was one of 14 teams to see their season come to an end with a First Round loss Wednesday night in the WPIAL Girls Volleyball Playoffs.
Chicks Picks – Week 9 – 2010Welcome to Week 9 of the high school football season. Earlier this week, Chick's Picks heard an absurd story about a man following his dream. A lawyer working at a firm in California happened to be a huge Texas Rangers fan. When his team made it to the World Series, the man quit his job so that he would not miss a moment of the Rangers in the Series.
Franklin Regional game tying goal and West Allegheny game winning goal in the boys 3A PIAA semifinal
Central Catholic stars out fast but the Seneca Valley’s defense comes up big in a win over Central Catholic during first round 6A WPIAL action at Fox Chapel High School.
Seton LaSalle’s Gabe Rosario scores with an assist from T.J. Cherry against Springdale during boys A soccer consolation game.
Shady Side Academy repels a late charge by Deer Lakes in the boys 2A WPIAL semifinal at North Alleghen
Zo Gardner of New Castle Basketball on TribLive HSSN Center Stage – UPMC Sports Medicine “Stay Strong and Play On”