Basketball http://wesa.fm en Changing Hearts and Minds with an Amazing Season of High School Basketball http://wesa.fm/post/changing-hearts-and-minds-amazing-season-high-school-basketball <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In 1988, a team of juvenile delinquents in Western Pennsylvania achieved the unexpected title of regional basketball champions. The story is told in the book </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.amazon.com/All-Way-Down-Changing-Hearts/dp/1491832088">All the Way Down: Changing Hearts and Minds </a></em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">by Robert Burnett.</span></p><p>Burnett was both coach and principal of at the Frew Mill School he talked about the team’s story and the impact it had on everyone around them.</p><p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 23:14:19 +0000 Essential Pittsburgh 27179 at http://wesa.fm Carlow University Introduces Its First Men’s Basketball Team http://wesa.fm/post/carlow-university-introduces-its-first-men-s-basketball-team <p></p><p>Getting into the excitement of March Madness, Carlow University has announced that starting in the fall of 2014, the once-all-girl’s school’s first men’s basketball team will take the court. The Carlow University Celtics will compete in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA).</p><p>“This has been a few years in the making,” said Carlow University President Suzanne Mellon. “The original recommendation for a men’s basketball team originated from an athletics task force, a group comprised of students, faculty and staff that began meeting four years ago.”</p> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 20:38:26 +0000 Deanna Garcia 26016 at http://wesa.fm Carlow University Introduces Its First Men’s Basketball Team Sports N' @ with Bob Dvorchak http://wesa.fm/post/sports-n-bob-dvorchak <p>Pittsburgh Post Gazette sports writer emeritus a.k.a. our Sports Guy, <a href="http://bobdvorchak.com/sports-n-at/"><strong>Bob Dvorchak</strong></a> comments on the 2024 Olympics coming to Pittsburgh, the Steelers' locker room blow up and how about an NBA team&nbsp;for&nbsp;Pittsburgh?</p><p> Mon, 25 Feb 2013 16:53:11 +0000 Heather McClain 1524 at http://wesa.fm Sports N' @ with Bob Dvorchak