This Month's Articles

Article | Posted 2015/05/28 - 3:32pm
Maddie Ludrosky struck out a dozen batters and Morgan Simkovic doubled home the go-ahead run as Jefferson-Morgan topped Chartiers-Houston, 3-2, Thursday, winning the school's first WPIAL softball championship.  The Rockets have won 11 straight games since losing to the Bucs April 1st.  Chartiers-Houston had won seven in a row since Ludrosky no-hit the Bucs April 24th. Jefferson-Morgan (15-2) struggled in the field early on, committing three errors that allowed the Bucs to take a 2-0 lead.  Kassie Kesneck opened CH second, stroking a deep line drive to center, ending up at...
Article | Posted 2015/05/28 - 12:10am
2015 turned out to be the year of the First Time champions as three of the four district winners had never won a baseball crown before. Pittbsurgh Central Catholic in AAAA. Knoch in AAA and Greensburg Central Catholic in A all made school history by winning inaugural WPIAL baseball gold. The lone exception was powerhouse Neshannock, who became only the third school to win six WPIAL baseball championships by claiming AA gold. Here are ALL the results from the 2015 WPIAL Baseball Playoffs. All results marked with (MSA) after the score can be heard archived at any time at MSAsports....
Article | Posted 2015/05/27 - 10:51pm
The WPIAL Baseball Championships had a first-timers flair to them already. All that the Knoch Knights did was join the party. No. 2 Knoch (19-2) only recorded three hits, but plated five runners in a 5-1 win over No. 5 West Allegheny (16-6) in the WPIAL AAA Baseball Championship on Wednesday night at CONSOL Energy Park in Washington, Pa. The win for Knoch is their first in the program's 25-year history and is the first major WPIAL team Championship since Knoch’s football team won the 1978 title. The Knights joined first-time Champions Greensburg Central Catholic (Class A) and Pittsburgh...
Article | Posted 2015/05/27 - 10:12pm
For the first time in school history, Pittsburgh Central Catholic Vikings has won a WPIAL baseball championship. The Vikings defeated the Norwin Knights, 2-0, on Wednesday night at CONSOL Energy Park in Washington, PA. The Vikings (12-7) had not been to the championship game since 1979. It took 36 years and great pitching, timely hitting and solid defense to add a baseball trophy to the storied sports program at Central Catholic. Jack Tumulty went the distance on the mound for the Vikings, allowing no runs on six hits, while striking out six batters and walking only one. Early on, both teams...
Article | Posted 2015/05/27 - 5:33pm
Four Class AAAA and Class AAA baseball teams from the WPIAL have had the entire holiday weekend to wash away the disappointment of of shattered dreams and a loss in the district Semifinals. Those four returned back to the diamond Wednesday playing for third place in the district but more importantly, a berth in the 2015 PIAA Playoffs. A special thanks to Greg Kuntz and Scott Majesky for their help on these recaps. BASEBALL: Class AAAA Consolation:  Shaler Titans 6 - Bethel Park Black Hawks 3 In the WPIAL Quad A Consolation Game two low seeds with surprising runs for each were trying to...
Article | Posted 2015/05/26 - 10:40pm
Greensburg Central Catholic scored three times in the fifth inning to break open a tie game en route to a 6-4 victory against California, capturing the Class A Championship at Consol Energy Park. Tommy Pellis and Collin Liberatore led the way for the Centurions, who captured their first baseball title in school history. Pellis went 3-4 at the plate and scored three times, and also added a pair of sparking defensive plays at shortstop. Liberatore notched the victory for No. 2 GCC, as he threw a complete game, yielding four runs while striking out 12. Liberatore’s final strikeout came...
Article | Posted 2015/05/26 - 7:26pm
The cruel and quick ending to their championship dreams in 2014 was a driving force during the entire 2015 campaign for Neshannock. A year ago, the Lancers won their section, finished 18-1 in the regular season and were a clear cut top-seed in the Class AA playoff brackets. But Neshannock was stunned by Seton-LaSalle in their first postseason game and while bitter at first, the seeds for success this spring were planted. In fact, it turned into a golden crop for Mike Kirkwood and the Lancers this year after they blanked Quaker Valley Tuesday 4-0 at CONSOL Energy Field in Washington. The title...
Article | Posted 2015/05/26 - 6:17pm
Eight baseball teams and eight softball teams from the WPIAL have had the entire holiday weekend to wash away the disappointment of of shattered dreams and a loss in the district Semifinals. Now 12 of those 16 teams are in action Tuesday playing for third place in the district but more importantly, a berth in the 2015 PIAA Playoffs. A special thanks to Sean Meyers, Mike Azadian, Bob Gregg, Greg Kuntz and Lou Rood for their help on these recaps. BASEBALL: Class AA Consolation:  Steel Valley Ironmen 3 - Keystone Oaks Golden Eagles 2 Keystone Oaks entered the 2015 WPIAL AA Baseball...
Article | Posted 2015/05/26 - 5:59pm
As lacrosse continues to grow, it is still playing catch up to some of the hot bed areas around Pennsylvania. Sooner or later, a WPIAL boys or girls lacrosse team will win a state championship, but that day hasn't come yet. If it's going to happen this year, it will happen with the girls after all three boys teams were eliminated in Round One. Here are ALL the First Round results from Wednesday, plus the sites and times of the Quarterfinals on Saturday in the Boys and Girls 2015 PIAA Lacrosse State Playoffs. PIAA BOYS LACROSSE Quarterfinals: Cumberland Valley Eagles vs State College Little...
Article | Posted 2015/05/26 - 4:52pm
Last year, WPIAL champions North Allegheny in AAA and Ambridge in AA made it all the way to the state championship match, but both returned home with silver and the runner-up trophy. This year, Ambridge has already been eliminated while all three Class AAA teams are moving on to Round Two. Here are ALL of the First Round Results from Wednesday, plus the sites and times for the Quarterfinals on Saturday in the 2015 PIAA Boys Volleyball Playoffs. PIAA CLASS AAA Quarterfinals: FOX CHAPEL FOXES vs BETHEL PARK BLACK HAWKS AT North Allegheny High School on Saturday, May 30th at 12:00pm SENECA...
Article | Posted 2015/05/26 - 4:44pm
For a couple it was made to look easy, while for two other, it turned into a battle royal. Either way, all four top-seeds advanced on Final Four Thursday with a couple of runaways and a couple of nail-biters. Now Hempfield, Belle Vernon, Deer Lakes and Chartiers-Houston are all on their way to California University of Pennsylvania where on Thursday, they will play for district gold. Here are ALL the results through all four Consolation Games on Tuesday, plus the times for the four title games at Cal U on Thursday in the 2015 WPIAL Softball Playoffs. 2015 WPIAL CLASS AAAA SOFTBALL...
Article | Posted 2015/05/26 - 12:13am
Fox Chapel was the last team to win a Class AAA district boys volleyball title before North Allegheny went on a eight year run and the Foxes reclaimed their spot on top after the Tigers run ended in the Quarterfinals. Meanwhile, the run continues for Ambridge and the Bridgers claimed a fourth straight Class AA crown and the schools seventh championship in the last eight years. Here are ALL the results from the 2015 WPIAL Boys Volleyball Playoffs. 2015 WPIAL BOYS VOLLEYBALL CLASS AAA CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH: Fox Chapel Foxes 3 - Seneca Valley Raiders 1  (MSA) WPIAL CLASS AAA...
Article | Posted 2015/05/26 - 12:03am
The odd championship run continued for Mount Lebanon in D-I while it was back to the top after a couploe of year abscence in D-II for Hampton. The Blue Devils won a thriller over North Allegheny in double overtime to give the school their fourth boys lacrosse crown and keep the odd year streak going of titles in 2009, 2011, 2013 and 2015. Meanwhile, after dominating Division II in winning three of the first four district championships, the Talbots are back on top after knocking off top-seed Canon-McMillan. Here are ALL the results from the 2015 WPIAL Boys Lacrosse Playoffs. 2015 WPIAL...
Article | Posted 2015/05/25 - 11:54pm
The two winners of the girls lacrosse finals are now three time district champions. The Shaler Titans captured a third consecutive Division II crown while last years runner-up in Division I, the Quaker Valley Quakers won their first D-I title after winning back-to-back D-II championships in 2009 and 2010. Here are ALL of the results from the 2015 WPIAL Girls Lacrosse Playoffs. 2015 WPIAL GIRLS LACROSSE DIVISION I CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH: Quaker Valley Quakers 11 - Mount Lebanon Blue Devils 9  (MSA) WPIAL Division I Consolation: Shady Side Academy Indians 15 - Chartiers Valley...
Article | Posted 2015/05/25 - 10:58pm
After broadcasting the WPIAL Boys Volleyball and Boys & Girls Lacrosse championships last week, we'll have end to end coverage of the battles for WPIAL diamond gold in both baseball and softball making this another memorable week this week here on the MSA Sports Network. We have WPIAL Baseball and Softball Championship action from CONSOL Energy Field and California University of Pennsylvania, along with all eight consolation games from both sports and District 9 baseball and softball postseason play. We also have pro baseball with the Washington Wild Things and pro softball with the 2015...

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