Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Fans from Dormont and Brookline 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. Follow …
Friday, April 26, 2013
Tune in to hear the baseball game between the Chartiers Valley Colts and the Keystone Oaks Golden Eagles on MSA Sports Network this afternoon.
Keystone Oaks will be featured this week on the MSA Sports Network. If you're tuning in today, Friday, April 26 at 4:30 p.m., you can listen to the baseball game between the Chartiers Valley Colts and the Keystone Oaks Golden Eagles at Point Park University Field in Green Tree. The game will be broadcast at www.msasports.net by Don Rebel and Mike Azadian. Follow Dormont-Brookline Patch on Facebook and Twitter. For more news, sign up for our email Newsletter.
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Brookline native Suzie McConnell-Serio has been hired to be Pitt’s new women’s basketball coach.
Brookline native Suzie McConnell-Serio has been hired to be Pitt’s new women’s basketball coach. McConnell-Serio had been coaching the Duquesne Duke basketball team before being hired by Pitt on Friday. "I've been impressed with everything at the University of Pittsburgh and especially their commitment to the women's basketball program,” McConnell-Serio said. “Pitt is about its people and the enthusiasm that they have is really exciting and I'm proud to be a part of it.” McConnell-Serio earned a 123-68 record while coaching at Duquesne for six years. She has a lengthy coaching career that includes stints in the professional Women’s National Basketball Association and Oakland Catholic High School. "She has achieved tremendous success at all…
Friday, April 12, 2013
Other high schools in the area have honored their former student-athletes and coaches with enshrinement.
The Keystone Oaks School District has had its share of glory on the gridiron and in the gymnasium—not to mention on the ice, on the track and on a number of other surfaces—but there is no athletics hall of fame in the district. Meanwhile, nearby Upper St. Clair School District honors an annual class in three Upper St. Clair High School Halls of Fame—Academics, Arts and Athletics. In sports-mad western Pennsylvania, many high schools at least honor former student-athletes of theirs. After all, the sports world lends itself nicely to various halls of fame. So why no hall of fame at KO? Is it time for one? If so, who should be in the inaugural class of the Keystone Oaks High School Athletics Hall of Fame? Leave your (unofficial) nominations …
Sunday, March 31, 2013
The Lady Eagle Soccer Squad hosted an indoor Soccer Shoot-out Tournament on March 23.
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Players and 'buddies' are invited to register.
Registration is open for Miracle League of South Hills. The league enables children and adults with special needs to develop socialization skills and have fun by playing baseball at a field specially designed for them. The South Hills field is located in Boyce Mayview Park in Upper St. Clair. The league is also in need of volunteers, or "buddies," to help the games run smoothly. Games occur on Saturdays from mid-May through June. Click here to register or learn more. If you have questions, please contact league director Maura Rodgers at firstname.lastname@example.org or 724.986.9378. Follow Dormont-Brookline Patch on Facebook and Twitter. For more news, sign up for our email newsletter.
Beer, wings and hoops ... It's tournament time. Here's where to catch the games.
Don't have enough TV screens to keep up with your March Madness bracket? There are plenty of viewing options in and around Dormont and Brookline. The popular NCAA Division I men's basketball championships tournament starts on Tuesday night with two first-round games. Cain's Saloon 3239 West Liberty Ave., Dormont, PA 15216 412-561-7444 - $2 Coors Light and $4 Jack Daniel's Tennessee Honey during NCAA basketball games; $5.99 for soup, salad and half-sandwich during Thursday and Friday afternoons' games Moonlite Cafe 530 Brookline Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15226 412-531-2811 - Buckets of domestic beer for $11 each during NCAA basketball games; various appetizer specials and $3-$4 sandwiches. Tom's Diner/Vasta Lounge 2937 West Liberty Ave., …
Sunday, March 17, 2013
On the positive side, it's a sign that winter is coming to an end.
UPDATE (March 15, 2:41 p.m.): The South Park and North Park ice skating rinks will both close for the season on Sunday night, March 17. There's still time for one more skating session. The rink will be open today, Sunday, for sessions from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., 4:30 to 7 p.m. and 7:30 to 9 p.m. ... The below information was originally published in November, 2012. The Allegheny County Parks Department will open the South Park and North Park ice skating rinks on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012, weather and conditions permitting. The county's 2012-13 ice skating season will run through mid-March. Admission to each rink costs $5 per day per adult aged 18-59 and $3 per adult aged 60 and older. Children aged 17 and younger can also pay $3 per admission. …
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Bruce Gradkowski, of Dormont, has agreed to a three-year deal with the Steelers, according to several sources.
Football fans in Dormont have another reason to cheer for the Steelers this season—one of their own has signed with the team. The Pittsburgh Steelers have agreed to a three-year deal with Bruce Gradkowski, a Dormont native who attended Seton-LaSalle High School, according to a report from ESPN. Gradkowski, 30, played for the Cincinnati Bengals for the past two seasons. To read the full report from ESPN, click here. The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review and Pittsburgh Post-Gazette also have published detailed reports. Follow Dormont-Brookline Patch on Facebook and Twitter. For more news, sign up for our email Newsletter.
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Keystone Oaks senior Ryan Rosato was recognized by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette this week.
Ryan Rosato, a senior at Keystone Oaks High School, was recognized this week as a featured athlete in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's SportsTown section online. Ryan is a forward on the Keystone Oaks hockey team, and leads with 32 goals and 20 assists, according to the article. To read more about Ryan and see what his coach had to say about him, see the article in the Post-Gazette. Follow Dormont-Brookline Patch on Facebook and Twitter. For more news, sign up for our email Newsletter.