A Few Reasons Pittsburgh Soccer Fans Can Be Thankful…

If you like soccer and you are from Western Pennsylvania – you should have a lot to be thankful for.    This has been a banner year for soccer in our region. Here are a few reasons why:     Rob Vincent… It was a banner year for the third year Riverhounds midfielder, scoring 21 goals … More A Few Reasons Pittsburgh Soccer Fans Can Be Thankful…

PIAA Soccer To Expand To 4 Classifications

While much of the rage and media attention was drawn to football (along with basketball and baseball) moving to six classifications in Pennsylvania High School Sports, it was finally formally announced that soccer will also be expanding to four classifications beginning in 2016. The biggest thing that this will likely do for soccer in the … More PIAA Soccer To Expand To 4 Classifications

USC Wins PIAA Soccer Title; Seneca Valley and South Park Come Up Short

It was a sweet day in Hershey for Emma Hasco and Upper St. Clair girls soccer team, as they captured the Class AAA PIAA title for first time in school history. Hasco scored twice, including the game winner in the 73rd minute of a deadlocked match to beat Central Bucks East, 2-1. The win capped … More USC Wins PIAA Soccer Title; Seneca Valley and South Park Come Up Short

Sewickley Academy Captures PIAA Soccer Crown With Convincing 3-0 Win

Sewickley Academy became the first WPIAL team to earn a PIAA title this weekend, with a convincing 3-0 win over East Juniata on Friday at HersheyPark Stadium in the boys soccer PIAA Class A Final. Juniors Brennan Doyle and Tommy Lasorda scored in the first half, and senior Matt Teitelbaum added a goal early in … More Sewickley Academy Captures PIAA Soccer Crown With Convincing 3-0 Win

Breaking Down PIAA Soccer Finals: Four WPIAL Teams Going For State Titles

The PIAA Soccer Championships will feature four WPIAL teams:  Seneca Valley, South Park and Sewickely Academy boys and the Upper St. Clair girls. Before we look at the game previews, here are a few things you may want to be aware of about the PIAA Soccer final going into this weekend’s action: WHAT REGION RULES … More Breaking Down PIAA Soccer Finals: Four WPIAL Teams Going For State Titles

Gilstrap Returns to Lead Goalkeeper Academy Training

The Pittsburgh Riverhounds announced today that Hunter Gilstrap has rejoined the organization as director of the Goalkeeper Academy training program. Gilstrap donned the goalkeeper’s gloves for the Hounds for five seasons from 2010 through 2014 before moving to the Carolina RailHawks this year. He made 93 league appearances for the Hounds and picked up the … More Gilstrap Returns to Lead Goalkeeper Academy Training

PIAA Semifinal Results: USC Girls Upset Norwin; WPIAL Boys Get Clean Sweep

Results are coming in from PIAA Semifinals. The big shocker of the night was in the GIRLS CLASS AAA semifinal, where Upper St. Clair raced out to an early lead and hung on to upset the WPIAL Champs Norwin, 2-1 . South Park and Seneca Valley also advanced to provide more WPIAL representatives in the PIAA … More PIAA Semifinal Results: USC Girls Upset Norwin; WPIAL Boys Get Clean Sweep

PIAA GIRLS SEMIFINAL PREVIEW: Unbeaten #WPIAL Champs Norwin (24-0) vs Upper St. Clair (18-2-1)

PIAA SOCCER GIRLS SEMIFINALS PREVIEW Upper St. Clair Stands Between Norwin’s Perfect Season, State Finals in Rematch There are only two WPIAL girls teams remaining in the PIAA soccer playoffs, and they are both in Class AAA — Upper St. Clair and Norwin — in a rematch of the WPIAL Final played at Highmark Stadium … More PIAA GIRLS SEMIFINAL PREVIEW: Unbeaten #WPIAL Champs Norwin (24-0) vs Upper St. Clair (18-2-1)

PIAA Boys Soccer Semifinals Preview: 3 WPIAL Teams Look to Punch Tickets To Hershey

There are three WPIAL boys soccer teams remaining in the PIAA playoffs, Seneca Valley, South Park and Sewickley Academy, one in each of the three Classifications. Despite each being ranked as top seeds in their classifications, none of these teams won the WPIAL’s, in fact, all three lost in before getting a chance to play … More PIAA Boys Soccer Semifinals Preview: 3 WPIAL Teams Look to Punch Tickets To Hershey

PIAA SOCCER QUARTERFINALS: Up and Down Saturday For WPIAL

It was an up-and-down Saturday for remaining WPIAL teams. For the second time in five days, I trekked to Central Pennsylvania to Chambersburg for PIAA soccer playoff action. While a 3-hour drive, it provided a first-class facility and a spectacular view of the Appalachian Mountains. Absolutely spectacular view of PA moutainside here at Chambersburg HS … More PIAA SOCCER QUARTERFINALS: Up and Down Saturday For WPIAL