2021 Pitt All 105: WR Garrett Bickhart

All 105 is a Pittsburgh Sports Now series profiling each of the 105 members of Pitt’s 2021 training camp roster. 85 • Garrett Bickhart, redshirt senior wide receiver. Last year: The 6-foot-5, 225 pound receiver played in the first four games of his collegiate career in 2020. Stats: He made...
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Cedarbrook takes Clutter

For the second consecutive year, Alyssa Clutter was selected with the first overall pick in the Mon Valley Independent Summer Basketball League girls draft Thursday at Cedarbrook Golf Course in Rostraver Township. First-year Cedarbrook head coach Mariah Ward took the Trinity senior with the top pick after Clutter elected to...
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Mike’d Up: Discuss the News of Pitt and Star Guard Jalen Hood-Schifino

This morning on Mike’d Up, which is proudly sponsored by Martin Lawn Services, voted one of the best Lawn and Outdoor businesses in Western Pennsylvania. If you’re looking to build a deck, an outdoor patio or your landscaping around your home, give Doug and his crew a call for an estimate.

Irwin Native Calahan Young Named to Paralympic Goalball Team

Along with the 2020 Summer Olympic Games, Tokyo is also set to host the 2020 Paralympic Games this summer, and competing in the Paralympic Games will be Irwin native Calahan Young, the United States Association of Blind Athletes announced on Monday. Young, who has retinitis pigmentosa, which impacts his peripheral...

Report: Pitt to Open 2021-22 Basketball Season Against The Citadel

The Pitt men’s basketball program has scheduled their season opener for the upcoming 2021-22 season. Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports is reporting that Pitt will open the season by hosting The Citadel on November 9th at The Pete. It’s been previously announced that the Panthers will take on West Virginia in Morgantown on November 12.
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Post-Gazette Athletes of the Week: David Sanfilippo and Emma Smerick

The past week: Sanfilippo led North Allegheny with 12 kills, 7 blocks and a .556 hitting percentage in the Tigers’ 3-1 win against Central Dauphin in the PIAA Class 3A title match Saturday at Penn State’s Recreation Hall. In four PIAA playoff matches, the 6-foot-4 senior middle hitter combined for 38 kills and 19 blocks.
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Penn State Basketball Recruiting:

It’s not often Penn State basketball has such a marquee prospect from its own backyard. Bellefonte native Dereck Lively II is one of the Nittany Lions’ top targets for the 2022 recruiting class, and the No. 1-ranked player in Pennsylvania. The 7-foot-1 center is picking up more and more interest...
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MVISBL boys coaches eyeing draft targets

With just two players returning from last summer’s roster, Union Cleaners head coach Kevin Kovach knows he has some work to do in this year’s Mon Valley Independent Summer Basketball League boys draft. Kovach has the No. 1 overall pick in next week’s draft after his team went 0-10 in...

The Frank Walker Law/PSN Daily Notebook: June 15

Update (9:04 PM)- ** The latest Power 5 offer is in for Pine-Richland 2022 OT Jalen Klemm. **Robert Morris extends an offer today to 2023 Point Guard Jayden Reid from Long Island Lutheran High School in Westbury, New York. Reid also holds offers from Dayton, Fordham and Stony Brock. Update...

Into the Hall: Jason Bodnar

Jason Bodnar has collected many medals and trophies over the years thanks to his outstanding running career. Despite garnering all those shiny objects, one of his most prized possessions is a used shirt he collected from a friend for winning a race back when he was in grade school. Bodnar,...

Top-20 Forward Amani Hansberry Enjoys Pitt Visit, Compares It to Other ACC Visits

On Monday afternoon, Pitt hosted Amani Hansberry, a top-20 prospect in the nation who is from Washington D.C. “The visit went great,” Hansberry told Pittsburgh Sports Now. “My first impression, it was, like, city. But once I got to campus, that is when I saw that you can kind of get the best of both worlds. There’s a little bit of grass, then you go around the corner, around the block, and it’s a city. So, I enjoyed it.”
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2023 4-Star Dual-Sport Athlete Rodney Gallagher Enjoyed Meeting WVU Coaches During Unofficial Visit

It’s going to be a busy summer for Rodney Gallagher, and West Virginia was able to strike the iron while it’s hot and bring him in for an early visit. The 2023 four-star dual-sport athlete from Laurel Highlands High School in Uniontown, Pennsylvania made an unofficial visit to WVU on Saturday. Gallagher (6-foot, 170 pounds) is a fou-star wide receiver and four-star point guard and is the top-ranked recruit in Pennsylvania in both sports.

Four Star Marlon Barnes Enjoys Unofficial Visit at Pitt Led by John Hugley, Coaches

To cap off a weekend full of visits for the Pitt basketball program, the staff hosted one of the top ranked rising juniors in the midwest, Marlon Barnes, on Sunday afternoon. Barnes is a 6-foot-6, 180-pound small forward from Cleveland, Ohio, who plays for Brush High School, the same high school that produced Pitt center John Hugley.
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‘The Lions’ Lair’: Penn State’s Micah Shrewsberry talks men’s basketball program

The first episode of “The Lions’ Lair”— the Centre Daily Times’ new Penn State sports podcast — is now available for listening. Penn State men’s basketball coach Micah Shrewsberry joined the show to discuss the Nittany Lions and the program — including the school’s commitment to it, what he wants his team to look like offensively, how the transfer portal is affecting how he runs the program and much more.

Alex Ruoff Joins Best Virginia For TBT

MORGANTOWN, W. Va. – (June 16, 2021) — On Wednesday afternoon, it was announced that former WVU guard Alex Ruoff will be joining Best Virginia for TBT—The Basketball Tournament—for 2021. Ruoff is the last member of the WVU men’s basketball alumni to join Best Virginia in 2021. Ruoff joins a...