Category Archives: Basketball

It was like something out of ‘Hoosiers’: Norwin falls to Elizabeth Forward in JV Championship, 35-34

IMPORTANT NOTE: Names will be added after I get a chance to talk to my Norwin booster contact again. Game played June 30, 2011 & posted July 7, 2011 – Elizabeth Forward was leading Norwin 35-31 with a minute left … Continue reading

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Is this Basketball or Rugby, and do we care? Seton LaSalle tops Monessen in McK League Championship

An aside – To those interested in the Winner’s Edge Lacrosse Camp Final Day report, well have that up for you as part of our July 4th celebration here on SG! Right now it’s time for McKeesport League Basketball, where … Continue reading

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Kiski, FR win last two games of Gateway League Basketball even though the ball was sticky

June 23, 2011 – I’m not kidding. I think the first game (Kiski vs. Plum) was breaking in a new ball with some kind of high-friction coating because this happened too many times to be a coincidence: Dee Wiederstein (mother … Continue reading

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Franklin Regional slips past Greensburg-Salem, 41-38. McKeesport League Regular Season Ends

June 22, 2011 -The two teams were pretty evenly matched, but Franklin Regional had better defense and shooting. The Golden Lions definitely stayed with them through the game, though. Segment 1 – Jayne Oberdorf crosses the court and gets the … Continue reading

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“ALL DAY!” Serra gets lopsided win over McKeesport, 56-7

June 22, 2011 – It was a rough night for the Lady Tigers as the Lady Eagles dropped 49 unanswered points. But, it’s a good time to look at the Eagles’ talent – they may be a force to watch … Continue reading

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McKeesport League Basketball Preview: Franklin, Penn Trafford, Greensburg-Salem, Serra Catholic, McKeesport, and more…

Jun 22, 2011 – It’s been a heavy day of work, including the writing I do for other pubs like Red Shtick Magazine. But in the morning I’ll break down the video for you. We’ve got some amazing stuff, like … Continue reading

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Gateway League Basketball: Kiski runs past Penn Hills, 58-46

June 16, 2011 – Move over Globetrotters, we’ve got Kiski… The woman behind me said, “Those are worth four points.” Ok, let’s get to the real highlights. Shooting. Jordan Glaze stole the first play of the game for Penn Hills, … Continue reading

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McKeesport League Basketball: Norwin defeats Franklin Regional 49-28

June 15, 2011 – The thing that stuck out was the high quality basketball. This one’s all about the highlights: 1 – FR possession, Maggie Kimmich takes a pass from Hannah Wagner and drives to the basket, shooting over traffic. … Continue reading

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Gateway League basketball: Greensburg Salem gets win over McKeesport as McKeesport was at Kennywood

It was an excellent strategy by the Golden Lions, exploiting such a hole in the defense… The gator was mad because the early basketball game got cancelled. Eh, McKeesport and GS will play soon enough. Tonight in Gateway League Basketball, … Continue reading

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Gateway League Basketball: Franklin Regional wins over Penn Hills, 44-41

I know what they say, once you try a Gateway League you are opening yourself up to all kinds of new sports and before you know it you are covering really hardcore stuff, like football. I guess it’s a risk … Continue reading

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