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All-county baseball team headed by Meyersdale duo

In Baseball, District 5, Meyersdale, WestPAC on June 26, 2009 at 8:44 am

Red Raiders shortstop and pitcher Matt Donaldson as well as coach Wayne Miller were the focus of the All-Somerset County baseball team.

Donaldson won player of the year honors while Miller was named the county’s coach of the year, according to a story in today’s Daily American. More…

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CT grad relishing spot in Yankees system

In Baseball, Conemaugh Township, District 5, Pitt-Johnstown, WestPAC on June 12, 2009 at 7:08 am

Ben Watkins was a 40th round draft pick of the New York Yankees this week, and both The Daily American and Tribune-Democrat have stories about the former Conemaugh Township standout.

Watkins is a standup guy and we wish him all the best as he begins a pro career in the not-too-distant future!

Yanks draft UPJ’s Watkins (The Tribune-Democrat)
CT grad Watkins drafted by Yankees (The Daily American)

Cougars sent packing by Mount Union

In Baseball, District 5, North Star, PIAA, WestPAC on June 4, 2009 at 7:20 pm

Three-time PIAA champion Mount Union got on the board early and often, opening up a sizeable hole and knocking North Star from the Class AA quarterfinals on Thursday.

The Trojans, the District 6 runners-up, scored five times in the first and three more in the fifth en route to the 9-0 victory. More…

North Star gears up for Elite Eight

In Baseball, District 5, North Star, PIAA, WestPAC on June 4, 2009 at 9:51 am

The Cougars are headed to the PIAA Class AA baseball quarterfinals this afternoon with a first pitch at 1 p.m. at Veteran’s Field in Altoona.

Be sure to join QZ93 Sports live beginning at 12:30 this afternoon for complete coverage on the home of Somerset County sports, WQZS 93.3 FM!

The Tribune-Democrat and Daily American put out great previews of today’s action and you can read them here! [The Tribune-Democrat] [The Daily American]

Cougars getting back on the air

In Baseball, North Star, PIAA on June 2, 2009 at 6:47 am

QZ93 Sports is proud to announce that we will be able to follow the North Star Cougars into the PIAA Class AA baseball quarterfinals on Thursday afternoon.

We’ll be there for the first pitch as North Star faces Mount Union. The site and time of the game had not been determined by early Tuesday morning. Of course, as will all of our broadcasts, you’ll be able to listen live on WQZS 93.3 FM!

As the brackets are updated, they will be here, on the PIAA Web site.

Keep an eye right here at QZ93 Sports Central for more information about the broadcast!

North Star baseball stamps out opening-round victory

In Baseball, District 5, North Star, PIAA, WestPAC on June 2, 2009 at 6:42 am

The Cougars are headed where only one North Star baseball team has been before: The PIAA quarterfinals.

Led by senior pitcher Cory Kaltenbaugh, the District 5 Class AA champ Cougars topped Redbank Valley 7-2 on Monday afternoon, just hours before one of the most talented classes to roll to Boswell donned caps and gowns to walk in graduation.

QZ93 Sports will be there Thursday as North Star faces Mount Union, the runner-up from District 6. More…

PIAA baseball and softball: First Round

In Baseball, Bishop McCort, Chestnut Ridge, District 5, District 6, LHAC, North Star, Northern Cambria, PIAA, Softball, WestPAC on June 2, 2009 at 6:35 am

The region was well represented in the first round of the PIAA baseball and softball championships.

The Bishop McCort and North Star baseball teams, as well as the Northern Cambria softball team all moved on with victories Monday afternoon. Unfortunately, Chestnut Ridge softball was knocked off, keeping the day from being a total success. More…

BREAKING: North Star baseball advances past Redbank Valley

In Baseball, District 5, North Star, PIAA, WestPAC on June 1, 2009 at 2:56 pm

The North Star Cougars are onto the PIAA Class AA quarterfinals after stopping Redbank Valley this afternoon 7-2 at Bedford high school.

Be sure to join QZ93 Sports on Thursday as we bring you all the action live on WQZS 93.3 FM. Keep an eye here at QZ93 Sports Central for updates as to the time of the broadcast. More…

Berlin sophomore ready to break through

In Baseball, Basketball, Berlin, District 5, Football, PIAA, Track and Field, WestPAC on May 22, 2009 at 1:39 am

At 6-foot-6, Berlin sophomore Alex Will stands out. But this isn’t about standing out because he’s tall, it’s about standing out because, in this day and age, Alex Will is something special.

As if it wasn’t enough to be a star football and basketball player, Will is also a star baseball player and will compete this weekend in the high jump at the PIAA championships.

As if being a four-sport star isn’t hard enough, Will’s got another thing going for him.

You see, he’s also a sensational student, carrying a GPA near 4.6 and ranking him among the top 2 in his class.

Alex Will is indeed something special. More…

Somerset baseball can’t repeat in title tilt

In Baseball, Bishop McCort, District 6, LHAC, Portage, Somerset, WestPAC on May 22, 2009 at 1:36 am

The Golden Eagles booted the ball around and couldn’t make up for it at the plate as Bellefonte scored a 7-4 victory on Thursday.

According to a story in The Tribune-Democrat, Somerset had seven errors and the loss ended the season.

Read more about this and find links to all of the region’s baseball action after the jump. More…