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“Mr. High School Sports” – PIHL Rink Report: Players of the Month Lead Playoff Chase

The Penguins Cup Playoff races are intensifying across the PIHL, and each of the four individuals honored as Highmark Players of the Month for January are having their own say in the matter…

02/23/2012

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“Mr. High School Sports” – PIHL Game of the Week: Recktenwald’s Hatty Clinches Miner’s Cup

By Matt Popchock (mpopchock@kdka.com) With the most coveted hard hat in Washington County within reach, Peters Township goaltender Brian Baker decided a 4’x6′ net just wasn’t safe enough. So, with a blue-collar effort that would […]

93-7 The Fan–02/14/2012

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“Mr. High School Sports” – PIHL: Washington County Rivalry To Be Televised Locally Tonight

One of the most important games of the remaining PIHL Class AAA schedule, which takes place in Southpointe tonight, can be seen on demand by Comcast subscribers.

93-7 The Fan–02/13/2012

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“Mr. High School Sports” – PIHL: Playoff Pendulum Swings Through Mount Lebanon

Two games that could have important long-term effects on the playoff picture in Class AA and Class AAA will be played at Mount Lebanon Ice Arena this evening. We’ll have updates on both games as they progress…

93-7 The Fan–02/09/2012

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“Mr. High School Sports” – PIHL: Terrific Trio Too Much For Talbots

Once again, the Class A silver medalists bowed to the defending champs. But they weren’t just beaten by one man on Tuesday…they were beaten by three.

93-7 The Fan–02/02/2012

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“Mr. High School Sports” – PIHL Rink Report: Girl Power, Synthetic Ice, and More

Justin Sabilla is leading Chartiers Valley while seizing control of the Class AA scoring race, and the female All-Star goaltender he played against recently might be a harbinger of high school hockey’s future in western Pennsylvania…

93-7 The Fan–01/31/2012

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“Mr. High School Sports” – PIHL Game of the Week: Hampton Holds Off Hilltoppers

By Matt Popchock (mpopchock@kdka.com) Despite playing without top scorer Luke Leya, who has missed recent time with a concussion, the Talbots proved they’re a road dog that can still bark. Zach Kosick’s power play goal […]

01/24/2012

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“Mr. High School Sports” – PIHL Rink Report: All-Star Drama, Class A Upset, and More

We recap the All-Star games, salute the December Players of the Month, and see what Canon-McMillan’s chances are of ending the regular season undefeated…

93-7 The Fan–01/23/2012

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“Mr. High School Sports” – PIHL Game of the Week: North Allegheny (9-4-1) at Peters Township (8-2-3)

Two of the top teams in Class AAA get one last chance before All-Star weekend to jockey for playoff positioning in Southpointe Thursday night.

93-7 The Fan–01/19/2012

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“Mr. High School Sports” – PIHL Rink Report: More Pond Hockey, New Semifinal Site & More

We break down the final Outdoor Charity Series games, along with the 2012 high school hockey All-Star selections, and give you an important announcement regarding this year’s playoffs…

93-7 The Fan–01/14/2012

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“Mr. High School Sports” – Amateur Hockey Puts Blaney, Planets in Another Dimension

Players who juggle high school hockey with their travel teams have their work cut out for them, but a key member of Mars’ state championship team believes it can be a big help too.

93-7 The Fan–01/10/2012

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“Mr. High School Sports” – PIHL Rink Report: Pivotal Pond Hockey, Playoff Positioning…and More

We look at how this year’s PIHL Outdoor Charity Series will impact the standings, and we examine the tight AAA-Sec. 2 race, which will become even tighter for at least one team…

93-7 The Fan–01/09/2012

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“Mr. High School Sports” – 2012 UPMC Centers for Rehab Services Outdoor Charity Series Updates

By Matt Popchock mpopchock@kdka.com Here’s what’s happened in the annual outdoor high school hockey event so far… 10:25 PM – The start of tonight’s PIHL event was delayed for roughly 45 minutes due to substandard […]

93-7 The Fan–01/07/2012

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“Mr. High School Sports” – PIHL Game of the Week: Westmont Hilltop (6-1-2) vs. Quaker Valley (8-1-0)

Two of the best teams in Class A will open this year’s Outdoor Charity Series, raising money for brain cancer research.

93-7 The Fan–01/06/2012

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“Mr. High School Sports” – PIHL Rink Report: Marking The Calendar…

We’ve circled ten regular season dates on the calendar worth paying attention to, including Monday, as the 2012 portion of the PIHL’s master schedule commences…

93-7 The Fan–01/02/2012

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