Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Fans are invited to the Annihilate the Islanders rally in downtown Pittsburgh.
Allegheny County officials are planning an Annihilate the Islanders rally before the Pittsburgh Penguins' first playoff game Wednesday, May 1. The rally begins at noon in the Allegheny Courthouse courtyard and includes giveaways from the Penguins and Turner's Dairy and an appearance from Iceburgh. Val Porter from WDVE will host the event and the Kardasz Brothers will perform live music. The best-of-seven playoff series against the New York Islanders begins at 7:30 p.m. at Consol Energy Center. The Pens won the regular-season series with the Islanders, 4-1. Share your Penguins pride. Upload photos of your Pens gear in the media box above. How do you think the Pens will do in the playoffs this year? Tell us in the comments below.
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
The Quakers beat the Mars Planets 5-1 in the Class A PIHL championship game.
Quaker Valley could not be stopped Wednesday night, cruising 5-1 past Mars to the PIHL Penguins Cup championship win, according to MSA Sports. This year’s game was a rematch for the defending QV champions after beating Mars in last year’s championships at Consol Energy Center. Kevin Quinn coached the team to victory. Now the Quakers (25-0) have their second consecutive Penguins Cup title against the rival Planets (19-3-2). The Quakers have one of the greatest all-time runs in PIHL history, appearing in six consecutive championship games, the Post Gazette reports. On Saturday, the team will play West Chester East in the state championships. Follow us on Twitter | Like us on Facebook Check out some of today's other top stories here.
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Township manager Jerry Andree says facility still is far from a done deal.
Plans are in the infancy stage for the Pittsburgh Penguins to partner with UPMC on a cutting edge performance center and practice rink in Cranberry. "It's really going to be a one-of-the-kind in the country," said Penguins spokesman Tom McMillan. The proposed 150,000 square foot complex would be located in the Cranberry Woods business park off Route 228—near the newly-opened Hilton Garden Inn—and offer hockey-related training and injury treatment and prevention. McMillan said the facility would be similar in nature to the UPMC sports performance complex on Pittsburgh's South Side, which is used by the Steelers and the University of Pittsburgh and includes sports medicine, practice and training facilities With its attachment to an NHL team …
Monday, May 14, 2012
The two were among the five players from the Pittsburgh Viper Stars hockey club named to the North American Prospects Hockey League's Top Prospects Tournament.
Monday, May 14, 2012
The Pittsburgh Viper Stars AAA Tier I amateur hockey club had five of its players, including two from Quaker Valley High School, named to the North American Prospects Hockey League (NAPHL) Top Prospects Tournament. The tournament was held May 4 to 6 at the Dr. Pepper Star Center in Frisco, TX. At the event, four “Top Prospects” teams, each comprised of 20 of the top midget major players in the league, participated in a three-day tournament in conjunction with the North American Hockey League’s Robertson Cup Championship Tournament. Selected to represent the U18AAA Pittsburgh Viper Stars were: senior goaltender Doug Revak, Quaker Valley; post-grad forward Bob Tritschler, Lower Burrell; junior defenseman Jake Pilewicz, Quaker Valley; senior…
Monday, March 26, 2012
QV posted a 4-1 win against West Chester Rustin Sunday at the Robert Morris University Island Sports Center. This is its second Class A Pennsylvania Cup.
Wednesday, January 4, 2012
The charity game takes place at 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 6 at South Park. Donations for this game are going to the UPMC Brain Cancer Research in honor of Dave "Ziggy" Zeigler.
Wednesday, January 4, 2012
Quaker Valley Varsity Hockey has been honored by the league again this year and selected to play in a Winter Charity Classic of sorts! The team will play at 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 6 in the PIHL charity outdoor game and will face Westmont Hilltop at the South Park outdoor rink. For ease of student purchase, tickets are being sold this week at the high school as well as through the Varsity Team Manager, Beth Ann Mohr. Pre-game cost is $5 which increases to $7 on game day. Tickets will be available to purchase at the Quaker Valley High School through Katie Martin, junior. All donations for this game are going to the UPMC Brain Cancer Research in honor of Dave "Ziggy" Zeigler. Zeigler owned a pro shop and always found a way to outfit youth …
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Sidney Crosby came back to hockey in a big way Monday night after a 10-month hiatus.
A certain amount of luck and a random act of kindness landed me a seat exactly one row behind the Penguin bench at Monday night’s big game. And this was not just any hockey game, as we all know. Monday night marked the epic return of Sid the Kid—the great Sidney Crosby—after a 10-month absence spawned by a severe head injury. Before I delve into this column, I want to first give some mad props to the sports columnists out there who cover these historic games, because I am having a little trouble moving past the following phrases: “Oh my God. Did that just happen? Did we just see that? Was Sidney Crosby seriously two feet away from me? Wow. Oh, wow.” Bear with me. We’re going to get through this. I’ll take it from the top. On Friday, I …
Sunday, October 2, 2011
Crosby has not been cleared for contact, but has been participating in scrimmages.
Saturday, January 8, 2011
A look back at the week in Quaker Valley sports.
If you missed this past week of Quaker Valley sports, you missed an excellent display of sportsmanship and school pride. But don't fret. We've put together a slide show of events you may have missed. Take a look back at the Quaker Valley freshman boys hockey game versus Blackhawk; the junior varsity basketball game versus Northgate; the ninth-grade basketball game versus New Brighton; and the seventh/eighth-grade basketball game versus South Fayette, all on Jan. 4. Freshman Hockey: Won 8 – 0 Ninth-grade basketball: Won 28 – 17 Seventh/Eighth-grade basketball: scores unavailable.
Sunday, January 2, 2011
The Washington Capitals edge out the Pittsburgh Penguins to win 3-1.
Rudy and Andy Plese burst into cheers after Penguins center Evgeni Malkin scored an early first goal for Pittsburgh. No doubt, the father-son excitement inside Marroni's Lounge in Leetsdale -- where the party included free pork, kraut and pierogi – resonated Saturday night with thousands of other electrified Penguins fans. More than 40,000 Pens fans were estimated in attendance at the NHL Winter Classic in Heinz Field, all anticipating a Pens victory in the nighttime hockey showdown against the Washington Capitals. The annual outdoor event, part of the regular-season schedule, was postponed until 8 p.m. to avoid rainy weather. Despite a delay, an occasional drizzle resulted in wet conditions. The Capitals overcame the elements and …