Local Freshman Helps The Dukes Win

The Duquesne Dukes women’s team  thrashed Maryland Eastern Shore 95-59 at the Palumbo Center Wednesday night.  One of the high scorers in the game was Blackhawk grad Chassidy Omogross.  Her 17-points were matched by  fellow Lady Duke’s  April Robinson.  Duquesne is 8-1.

Good News–Bad News for AB

Steelers Wide Receiver Antonio Brown got some good news and some bad news. He was named the AFC Special Team Player of the week.  It was for his 71-yard punt return against the Colts Sunday Night.  The AB got the bad news.  He was being fined 11,576 dollars for  excessive celebration for trying to hug  the goalpost after he scored.  This comes on top of the 15-yard penalty for the incident.  Steelers and Bengals Sunday at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati  with WBVP-WMBA air time is 11am.


Penguins End Road Trip

The Penguins four game nine day road trips ends Wednesday Night in Denver. The Pens are 1-2 so far on the trip.  Their win was against San Jose a week ago.  They lost two close games over the weekend to the LA  Kings and the Ducks.  Airtime for Wednesday night’s game is 9:30.

Steelers Stretch Run

After hanging 45 points on the on the Indy Colts Sunday Night, the Steelers have two pivotal games against Cincinnati and Denver.  The Bengals are first. The game Sunday is at Paul Brown Stadium.  WBVP-WMBA air time is 11am.  A Steelers win will move them to 8-5 and keep them in the Wild Card hunt.  If the Bengals win the clinch the AFC North and sweep the season series for the first time since 2009.

PIAA Semis

It will be the Western Finals this weekend for the two remaining  PIAA Football Playoffs.  In Quad A Pittsburgh Central Catholic will face  Cumberland Valley at Mansion Stadium in Altoona.  The kickoff is Saturday at 1pm.  The Aliquippa Quips will face Martinsburg Central at Hempfield  High School Friday night. WBVP-WMBA airtime is 6:30.  Kickoff is at 7pm.   The winners of these games will advance to the PIAA Championships Decenber 18-19 in Hershey.


Penguins Struggle In California

The Penguins went 1-3 in California. After beating  San Jose 5-1 Wednesday, they dropped a 5-3 decision  to the Los Angeles Kings Saturday.  Sunday night the Penguins got an early goal from defense man  Ollie Maatta but nothing more as  the Penguins dropped a 2-1 decision to the Anaheim  Ducks.  The Ducks got goals from Corrie Perry and the  game winner from Chris Stewart.  The Penguins are on their way to Denver for a Wednesday game against the Avalanche.  The game is on WBVP-WMBA starting at 8PM.