Winter Warm-up – Oil City

   April 15, 2013 1:42 am

Oil City Oilers Baseball Coach (season): Adam Best (1st season) 2012 overall record: 6-13 2012 region record (place): 3-7 (tied for fifth) 2012 playoff results: Did not qualify for the District 10 playoffs. Top players lost: Tim Byham, Tyler Cochran, Steve McCauley Top returning players: Cullen Flaherty, Wes Lang, Hunter French, Mitchell Eberle Assistant coaches:…

Winter Warm-up – Northwestern

   April 15, 2013 1:22 am

Northwestern Wildcats Baseball Coach (season): John Light (19th season) 2012 overall record: 14-6 2012 region record (place): 3-5 (tied for third) 2012 playoff results: Lost to Saegertown 5-4 in the District 10 Class AA quarterfinals. Top players lost: Aaron Morley, Steven Maskrey, Dan Finn, Josh Niedermeyer, Alex Caruana Top returning players: Nate Noe, Jay Clinger,…

Winter Warm-up – North East

   April 15, 2013 12:01 am

North East Grapepickers Baseball Coach (season, record): Dave Scotch (2nd season, 9-9) 2012 overall record: 9-9 2012 region record (place): 3-5 (tied for third) 2012 playoff results: Did not qualify for the District 10 playoffs. Top players lost: Josh Eby, Pete Seymour, Ryan Hoelke, Max Knight Top returning players: Dawson Scotch, Ethan Sowers, Ryan Roggie,…

Winter Warm-up – Mercyhurst Prep

   April 14, 2013 11:27 pm

Mercyhurst Prep Lakers Baseball Coach (season, record): Randy Durkoske (12th season, 166-67) 2012 overall record: 12-9 2012 region record (place): 5-1 (champion) 2012 playoff results: Defeated Conneaut Lake 15-4 in the District 10 Class A semifinals before beating West Middlesex 1-0 in the District 10 championship. Mercyhurst Prep later forfeited the D-10 championship. Top players…

Winter Warm-up – Mercer

   April 14, 2013 11:10 pm

Mercer Mustangs Baseball Coach (season, record): Jack Thorn (7th season, 42-85) 2012 overall record: 5-14 2012 region record (place): 1-9 (sixth) 2012 playoff results: Did not qualify for the District 10 playoffs. Top players lost: Graydon Emhoff, Joel Solomon, Jake Dominquez Top returning players: Danny Miller, Zach Wimer, Nate Guiler, Ryan Thorn, Cody Blose, Landen…

Winter Warm-up – Meadville

   April 11, 2013 1:50 am

Meadville Bulldogs Baseball Coach (season): Bruce Stewart (1st season) 2012 overall record: 11-9 2012 region record (place): 6-4 (second) 2012 playoff results: Lost to Cathedral Prep 16-1 in the District 10 Class AAA quarterfinals. Top players lost: Corey Lynn, Harry Boyer, Matt Thompson, Alex Glatch, Tyler Lynch, Colton MccCurdy Top returning players: Ted Williams, Thomas…

Winter Warm-up – McDowell

   April 11, 2013 1:22 am

McDowell Trojans Baseball Coach (season, record): Mike Hayes (17th season, 248-89) 2012 overall record: 19-4 2012 region record (place): 8-0 (champion) 2012 playoff results: Defeated Strong Vincent 9-2 to win the District 10 Class AAAA championship. McDowell then defeated Allderdice 9-2 in a PIAA subregional before losing to Mount Lebanon 7-4 in the first round…

Winter Warm-up – Maplewood

   March 29, 2013 1:41 am

Maplewood Tigers Baseball Coach (season, record): Robert Finkbeiner (3rd season, 11-20) 2012 overall record: 7-10 2012 region record (place): 4-4 (third) 2012 playoff results: Did not qualify for the District 10 playoffs. Top players lost: Eric Willey, Connor Maloney, Joel Mowris Top returning players: Nate Klingler, Josh Kohnen, Isaiah Stearns, Carl Douglas, Alex Reagle, Stephen…

Winter Warm-up – Lakeview

   March 28, 2013 11:59 am

Lakeview Sailors Baseball Coach (season, record): Bill Beith (15th season, 129-124-1) 2012 overall record: 5-14 2012 region record (place): 2-6 (fourth) 2012 playoff results: Did not qualify for the District 10 playoffs. Top player lost: Derek Giovengo Top returning players: Austin Slater, Shane Whitehouse, Andrew Parimuha, Zack Bigley, Logan Snyder Assistant coaches: Derek Sumner, Troy…

Winter Warm-up – Kennedy Catholic

   March 28, 2013 11:21 am

Kennedy Catholic Golden Eagles Baseball 2012 overall record: 5-9 2012 region record (place): 4-2 (second) 2012 playoff results: Did not qualify for the District 10 playoffs. Note: A preview was not turned in by the head coach. Schedule March 28 Mercyhurst Prep 4 April 1 at Reynolds 4 4 at Fort LeBoeuf 4 8 Jamestown*…

Winter Warm-up – Jamestown

   March 27, 2013 11:11 am

Jamestown Muskies Baseball Coach (season): Adam Tate (1st season) 2012 overall record: 0-13 2012 region record (place): 0-6 (fourth) 2012 playoff results: Did not qualify for the District 10 playoffs. Note: A preview was not turned in by the head coach. Schedule April 1 at Mercer 4 3 at Union City 4 8 at Kennedy…

Winter Warm-up – Iroquois

   March 27, 2013 1:05 am

Iroquois Braves Baseball Coach (season, record): Nick Cocolin (2nd season, 4-14) 2012 overall record: 4-14 2012 region record (place): 2-4 (third) 2012 playoff results: Did not qualify for the District 10 playoffs. Top player lost: James Quinn Top returning players: John Finke, Colton Edinger, Justyn Roda, Noah Wodarski, Mike Yokoff, Dylan Carpin Assistant coaches: Chip…

Winter Warm-up – Hickory

   March 27, 2013 12:38 am

Hickory Hornets Baseball Coach (season, record): Gary Hinkson (20th season, 270-115) 2012 overall record: 9-8 2012 region record (place): 4-6 (fourth) 2012 playoff results: Did not qualify for the District 10 playoffs. Top players lost: Kevin Pugliese, Andrew Smith, Andrew Schafer, Alex Knisley Top returning players: Mark DiBattiste, Steven Piston, Tony Stigliano, Brooks Pletcher, Matt…

Winter Warm-up – Harbor Creek

   March 22, 2013 1:36 am

Harbor Creek Huskies Baseball Coach (season, record): Tim McQueeney (21st season, 268-147-1) 2012 overall record: 15-6 2012 region record (place): 7-3 (third) 2012 playoff results: Lost to Grove City 1-0 in the District 10 Class AAA quarterfinals. Top players lost: Chris Merritt, Elliot Mowris, Justin Palmer Top returning players: Billy Adams, Nick Barclay, Anthony Concilla,…

Winter Warm-up – Grove City

   March 22, 2013 12:16 am

Grove City Eagles Baseball Coach (season, record): Pat Forese (26th season, 335-160-1) 2012 overall record: 15-7 2012 region record (place): 9-1 (champion) 2012 playoff results: Defeated Harbor Creek 1-0 in the District 10 Class AAA quarterfinals before losing to Warren 6-3 in the semifinals. Top players lost: Brian Murone, Torin Smith, Tyler Devine, Gavin Herald,…