The longest road trip of the season will be about 650 miles to Charleston, South Carolina, compared to several trips to the west a season ago. – Johns Hopkins University Count South Fayette as one of the perennial contenders now competing in a larger classification. With RDA teams stringing together successful seasons competing in the Elite Clubs National League (ECNL), Boys ECNL and Great Lakes Alliance, this marks the largest-ever RDA graduating … On the boys side, Luke Peperak (University of Pittsburgh) earned the opportunity to participate in an ECNL National Training Camp this past year. Lou City broke Pittsburgh’s heart in an Eastern Conference semifinal match last year at Highmark Stadium, rallying to win 2-1 in extra time. All 21 US-based USL Pro squads will enter in the second round, which will be played on May 20. Austin Rocke (Mars Area H.S.) – Waynesburg University – University of Pittsburgh It's starting to seem like a yearly occurrence: Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is injured. – Marshall University They’ll go into the playoffs on a 7-1-1 surge, capped by a last-minute 2-1 win over Philadelphia Union II on Saturday at Highmark. – Slippery Rock University – Mercyhurst University Molly Piso (Hickory H.S.) Griffin Wirth (Quaker Valley H.S.) PITTSBURGH (May 4, 2020) – The Riverhounds Development Academy (RDA) announced its 2020 graduation class, consisting of a total of 39 athletes who declared their commitment to play collegiately. Matt got his start in soccer while calling games for the Marshall University men's and women's Division I teams. [2], Saint Lucian international David Flavius currently holds the club records for most appearances and goals which he set over his eight seasons with the Riverhounds between 1999 and 2006.[3]. Pine-Richland head coach Eric Kasperowicz is looking to lead his program to a fourth straight appearance in the WPIAL championship game - having won WPIAL titles in 2017 and 2018, including the PIAA title in 2017 - this time in Class 5A. Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC is an American professional soccer team based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, founded in 1998[1] and beginning play in 1999. WPNT 22 the Point provides Ring of Honor Wrestling, American Sports Network programming and entertainment programming in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area. This season will include several Western Pennsylvania high school football name brands competing in different classes due to reclassification, allowing for some new intriguing encounters. Group H winner Tampa Bay had 33 to round out the top four, while Group G champ Charlotte was sixth with 28 points. Discover the latest news from Pittsburgh Riverhounds, the players that make up your team, live results, Table, Stats , transfers, photos and much more at BeSoccer Don't miss the most important football matches while navigating as usual through the pages of your choice. There is no arguing that the Pittsburgh Riverhounds have become a better and more... For the second consecutive year, the Riverhounds SC ended its season with a disappointing... Anthony Velarde pulls away from Louisville pressure in the 2020 season opener July 12. Izzi Boyd (Pine-Richland H.S.) Anthony Rowan (Connellsville Area H.S.) Several additional players are expected to join this group and announce their intentions to play collegiately in the coming weeks. Home  Dani Iannuzzo (Norwin H.S.) – St. Francis University Summary of the teams: Team: Pittsburgh RiverhoundsCountry: USACoach: Lilley, Bob, Keep up with the results of the matches Pittsburgh Riverhounds - Louisville City. – Ohio University Justine Appolonia (Yough H.S.) The 2020 slate of games features 13 playoff-qualifying teams from a season ago, including two defending WPIAL champions. The Riverhounds and Islanders will have a four-legged Keystone Derby this season, with the season opener in Pittsburgh on March 28 followed by a second match at Highmark Stadium on May 30. With a booming enrollment, they are bumping up to Class 5A. (LOUISVILLE CITY FC), Class of 2020: Pittsburgh-area college soccer commitment list (Girls), Class of 2019: Pittsburgh area college soccer commitments, Open Field celebrates 10 years of Sport for Social Impact with a cultural (virtual) event: Taste of Africa, Taking a closer look at No. Longest US pedestrian suspension bridge hosts light display for the holidays, A real Baja Blast: Mountain Dew releasing cookbook to celebrate its 80th birthday, Chipotle opening its first 'digital-only' restaurant, Last October, they earned their first playoff win since 2004, smoking Birmingham Legion FC 7-0 in the East quarters. Be the first to start the conversation in Livescore Chat! The Riverhounds will not play a team in the Western Conference. Entering its sixth season in Pittsburgh, AHN Friday Night Rivals is excited to announce its 2020 broadcast schedule, featuring a must-see matchup each Friday during the regular season live on 22 the Point (WPNT) and streaming live on – West Virginia Wesleyan College Matt Gajtka (pronounced GITE-kah) is a columnist, analyst and reporter for Pittsburgh Soccer Now. In addition to their league matches, the Riverhounds will also participate in the 102nd-annual Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup along with 91 other squads, a new record. Throughout the history of sports, athletes are usually defined by the position they play. The Pittsburgh Riverhounds announced their 2015 schedule this week, and it will kick off with a bang as they host their long-time rivals, the Harrisburg City Islanders. – Drexel University – Slippery Rock University Head coach Joe Rossi's high-scoring offense will take on West Allegheny on Oct. 16. Takeaways/Grades: Hounds showed initiative, but came up short in another playoff loss to Lou City FC. Alex Eitner (Uniontown Area H.S.) Perennial Class 6A power Pine-Richland's move to Class 5A means a new matchup with Upper St. Clair on Friday, Sept. 18, a classic North Hills versus South Hills meeting between two longtime proven programs. High School / 5 hours ago. For the second consecutive year, the Riverhounds SC ended its season with a disappointing... By John Krysinsky. In his second season after replacing legendary coach Jim Render, Upper St. Clair head coach Mike Junko will look to follow up on his 7-5 record, facing a major test hosting the Rams. Our News  After Hartford Athletic wrapped a 5-0-1 closing kick to edge the Hounds for the top spot in Group F, Pittsburgh (11-4-1, 34 points) will be forced to […] ©   | Portions are ©  Associated Press. He fondly remembers attending Hounds matches at Bethel Park High School, although he lapsed during the Moon and Chartiers Valley years. Although they had been rivals and competed against each other in previous seasons, the inaugural Keystone Derby was officially contested between the Riverhounds and Penn FC in 2015. SOCIAL MEDIA: #FridayNightRivalsPGH, Twitter: @22ThePoint, Facebook: @22ThePoint, Instagram: 22thepointpgh. – West Virginia Wesleyan College The Riverhounds U23 squad, which plays in the USL Professional Development League, did not qualify for the tournament. The match between Pittsburgh Riverhounds and their rivals from Louisville City takes place as part of the competition of Usl Championship at the Highmark Stadium arena.Time of the match: 21.03.2020 18:00. With a slate full of newcomers to the USL Pro this season, familiar opponents will be few and far between for the Riverhounds. – West Virginia University In recent years, the Lions have been one of the top programs in Class 4A. – West Liberty University, Tag(s): – Grove City College The restructuring of the USL Championship into eight small groups was justifiable to minimize travel, but it ended up matching up two of the East’s top three point-earning teams in the first round. Both matches will be played at Highmark Stadium. Anthony Panko (Connellsville Area H.S.) Julianna Marshall (Serra Catholic H.S.) Follow the latest AHN Friday Night Rivals news and updates on-air, online on and on our social platforms (Twitter: @22ThePoint, Facebook: @22ThePoint, Instagram: 22thepointpgh). The list encompasses the player statistics and records and notable match results since the club's founding. This will be longtime WPIAL head coach Bob Palko's second season at the helm at Mount Lebanon, following a 7-5 mark in his first season with the Blue Devils. 1 ranked Pitt: Forwards, WPIAL Girls Soccer All-WPIAL and All-Section selections, Moe Rosensteel Player of the Year Finalists Announced, Pitt to return to action as top-seed in ACC tournament, face Duke on Sunday, Putting a Beaux on It: Seneca Valley Retakes Boys 4A Title on Sophomore’s OT Strike, Mars denies Franklin Regional three-peat in overtime thriller, Greensburg Central Catholic wins seventh WPIAL girls soccer crown, Year of the Deer: Lancers Capture Elusive 2A Boys Title in Heart-Stopping Shootout, After more COVID-19 positives in Tampa, USL Championship Final cancelled, Thomas Vancaeyezeele and Kenardo Forbes earn All-USL first team honors, Takeaways/Grades: Hounds showed initiative, but came up short in another playoff loss to Lou City FC, Riverhounds road playoff match at Louisville to be televised on 22 The Point. The Hounds have earned playoff berths in all three seasons under manager Bob Lilley, finishing third, first and third in the East, in that order. In addition to his four-year role as play-by-play broadcaster for Riverhounds SC, he has experience covering pro and amateur sports for over a decade. Led by head coach TJ Plack, the Indians will once again be a top contender and will be looking to move beyond their narrow loss in the 2019 WPIAL championship game. Maggie Storti (Oakland Catholic H.S.) The competition of Pittsburgh Riverhounds and their rivals from Louisville City is held within the tournament of Usl Championship at the Highmark Stadium arena. On Friday, Sept. 25, AHN Friday Night Rivals will feature Peters Township hosting South Fayette. – Duquesne University Baldwin-Whitehall is another program on the move, slotting up to Class 6A this season. While that one blemish against Hartford proved important, the Hounds are still one of the league’s hottest squads at the moment. – Seton Hill University Copyright © 2020 Pittsburgh Sporting News. Ranking the 5 Worst Steelers seasons of the past 20 years. Hannah Kirkpatrick (North Allegheny H.S.) Pittsburgh's #1 Source for Sporting News! Look for extensive coverage of the Hounds’ postseason run right here on Pittsburgh Soccer Now! After Hartford Athletic wrapped a 5-0-1 closing kick to edge the Hounds for the top spot in Group F, Pittsburgh (11-4-1, 34 points) will be forced to the road for the first round of the USL Championship, kicking off at Louisville’s Lynn Family Stadium at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Pittsburgh River Hounds, the area's premier Professional soccer club, are back in action and on twenty-two the point catch the action tonight at 635 and exclusively on twenty-two the point. – Catholic University of America The Highlanders will have a new coach leading them into their new classification with Tim Sweeney - who built a powerhouse at his alma mater, Derry Area the last six seasons - replacing Loran Cooley. While this spring was cut short and the seniors were not provided an opportunity to compete one last time for the club, we want to send our congratulations to all and look forward to seeing them soon so we can give them a proper send off.”.