WEEK 1 RIVERHOUNDS WRAP: Highlights, What We Learned, Player Ratings

The Pittsburgh Riverhounds thumped their rivals, Harrisburg City Islanders on Saturday night with a convincing 5-2 win. If you missed the goals — there were seven of them — so the Riverhounds put together a seven minute highlight reel… WHAT WE LEARNED In my preseason preview, I said that the three keys to successful Riverhounds … More WEEK 1 RIVERHOUNDS WRAP: Highlights, What We Learned, Player Ratings

Kerr, Vincent Lead Hounds to Opening Night Win

What a night for Kevin Kerr and Rob Vincent. The Pittsburgh Riverhounds third-year players sparked a commanding 5-2 opening night win over their interstate rivals, Harrisburg City Islanders, at a very chilly Highmark Stadium. Kerr tallied a hat trick, while Vincent had two goals, and two assists, as they took advantage of mistakes by their … More Kerr, Vincent Lead Hounds to Opening Night Win

1ST HALF REPORT – Riverhounds vs Harrisburg (Keystone Derby First Leg)

The Riverhounds came out rolling in the early stages of the first half — capitalizing on mistakes by Harrisburg’s back line. Rob Vincent took advantage of a golden opportunity in the 4th minute, intercepting a poorly played ball between Harrisburg defenders at midfield. Vincent had plenty of space — and he to made a run … More 1ST HALF REPORT – Riverhounds vs Harrisburg (Keystone Derby First Leg)

RIVERHOUNDS GAME DAY – Scouting Report – Harrisburg City Islanders

SCOUTING REPORT:  HARRISBURG CITY ISLANDERS HEAD COACH: Bill Becher STADIUM: Skyline Sports Complex AFFILIATION: Philadelphia Union (MLS) 2014 RECORD: 10-11-7, eighth position (finished as league runner up in USL Playoffs – losing 2-0 to Sacramento in Championship) 2014 vs RIVERHOUNDS (1-0-2) Like the Riverhounds, the City Islanders have had quite a few departures from their … More RIVERHOUNDS GAME DAY – Scouting Report – Harrisburg City Islanders

Turnpike Cup, Soccer Talk, Hounds Soccer Specific Training and International Friendlies

  Each week I will take a look at random soccer tidbits. Today is my first edition… The Keystone Derby – Will Now Be a Battle for the Turnpike Cup When Pittsburgh Riverhounds new President Richard Nightingale met with the team’s loyal supporters last month, he announced that in addition to battling for points in … More Turnpike Cup, Soccer Talk, Hounds Soccer Specific Training and International Friendlies

Breaking Down the Hounds

For the Pittsburgh Riverhounds, the real season starts Saturday. Yes, that’s right, we are just a few days away from the Pittsburgh Riverhounds USL opener, at home against the 2014 league runner up, and interstate rivals, Harrisburg City Islanders. With an abundance of changes happening in the offseason, it wasn’t easy to keep up.  An … More Breaking Down the Hounds

Hounds Unveil Jerseys; Concerts Now Slated for Highmark Stadium

It was a festive evening at Highmark Stadium tonight, as the Pittsburgh Riverhounds revealed their new jerseys as players, coaches and team officials met with season ticket holders. But the biggest news that came about during the evening may have been a non-soccer related announcement.   After he completed his remarks and invited his coaches … More Hounds Unveil Jerseys; Concerts Now Slated for Highmark Stadium