Riverhounds Begin Preseason With 2-1 Win At Penn State

After a few weeks of preseason training, the Pittsburgh Riverhounds finally got a chance to play an opponent. The Riverhounds began their 2016 preseason with 2-1 win at Penn State University, as Head Coach Mark Steffens used 19 players as he begins to evaluate what he has to work with. With so many new players, … More Riverhounds Begin Preseason With 2-1 Win At Penn State

Longest Tenured Riverhound Flunder Retires

  Rob Vincent left for a big opportunity with MLS last week. Now today, Sterling Flunder, who was initially announced as one of the Riverhounds who re-signed with the team earlier this year, has announced his retirement. I’ll have more on this later, but in the meantime, here’s the official Hounds release:    Pittsburgh Riverhounds have … More Longest Tenured Riverhound Flunder Retires

Riverhounds Reportedly Sign Former Crew 1st Rd SuperDraft Pick Campbell

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette‘s Meg Ryan is reporting that the Riverhounds will be signing Sergio Campbell, pending clearance by the USL.  Campbell is the 2015 MLS SuperDraft first-round pick of the Columbus Crew. The Jamaican was released by the Crew on February 12, and was training with the Hounds on Monday at Highmark Stadium.   In addition … More Riverhounds Reportedly Sign Former Crew 1st Rd SuperDraft Pick Campbell

PGHSOCCER ANALYSIS: Vincent Made His Mark in Pittsburgh

Before I move on this week — and start looking at the upcoming  Pittsburgh Riverhounds season and other Pittsburgh-related soccer news and stories, I wanted to take a look back at Rob Vincent’s contributions to the Riverhounds franchise as he really did make his mark in three years in the ‘Burgh. There were a lot of mixed emotions … More PGHSOCCER ANALYSIS: Vincent Made His Mark in Pittsburgh

Hounds Welcome New Striker, Jamaican Romeo Parkes

On the heels of the departure of Rob Vincent to DC United, the Pittsburgh Riverhounds moved quickly to sign another goal scoring threat, Romeo Parkes, pending receipt of his international transfer certificate.   Parkes is a Jamaican national team forward most recently played for Isidro Metapán in El Salvador’s top division where he scored 10 goals during the team’s run … More Hounds Welcome New Striker, Jamaican Romeo Parkes

It’s Official – Rob Vincent Will Transfer From Riverhounds to DC United

It’s official — Rob Vincent will no longer be playing for the Pittsburgh Riverhounds. #DCU acquire Rob Vincent from @Pghriverhounds Welcome to the ⚫️&🔴, Rob! Read: https://t.co/wZ14Illlydhttps://t.co/ZaQxWTxIAd — D.C. United (@dcunited) February 17, 2016   Here’s the official announcement from the Hounds media release sent earlier on Wednesday: The Pittsburgh Riverhounds have transferred English midfielder … More It’s Official – Rob Vincent Will Transfer From Riverhounds to DC United

WPIAL Realignment Brings Changes in Soccer

In December, the PIAA announced realignment that would see expansion of classifications in many sports, including boys and girls soccer, which will go from three to four classifications. This week the WPIAL announced the new section alignments for both boys and girls soccer which will now consist of four classifications (AAAA, AAA, AA and A) … More WPIAL Realignment Brings Changes in Soccer

Vincent Getting ‘Good Look’ In Preseason Trial With United

Pittsburgh Riverhounds have begun their preseason camp with all signed players in attendance except for one. The one player that’s MIA here in Pittsburgh would be 2015 leading goal scorer Rob Vincent, who is currently on trial with Major League Soccer’s DC United. The United are getting a real good look at the Liverpool, England … More Vincent Getting ‘Good Look’ In Preseason Trial With United

Riverhounds Bring Back Hunt, Green; Add new defender, Isaiah Schafer

The Pittsburgh Riverhounds announced today that they have re-signed a pair of their most reliable players from 2015 — Willie Hunt and Mike Green for the upcoming United Soccer League season. In addition, in a move to shore up the back line, they have also added defender Isaiah Schafer pending receipt of his international transfer certificate, … More Riverhounds Bring Back Hunt, Green; Add new defender, Isaiah Schafer

Hounds Add Two More; 15 Now Signed for 2016

The Pittsburgh Riverhounds promised more signings.  And sure enough, they made two more official today. Ghanaian midfielder James Bissue’s signing is now official along with left-sided player Ryan Dodson for the 2016 United Soccer League season pending receipt of both players’ international transfer certificates. In early January, we reported that the agency that represents Bissue had posted his … More Hounds Add Two More; 15 Now Signed for 2016