24 Sep

Riverhounds Playoff Match by Michael Grau

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Thursday, September 24th, 2015 – 9:13 am

The local soccer club made the playoffs, and they kept it interesting right to the end. I would not have expected anything else from the 2015 Pittsburgh Riverhounds. I’ve been telling you all season long: this team is never, ever boring. So many points have been won and lost in the dying moments of matches […]


17 Sep

Hounds Sets Up Win-And-In Finale

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Thursday, September 17th, 2015 – 8:59 am

The Pittsburgh Riverhounds tied the United Soccer League regular season champion Rochester Rhinos 1-1 Wednesday night at Highmark Stadium to set up a pulsating finale to the Eastern Conference this Saturday night in Harrisburg. The result allied with victories for the Harrisburg City Islanders and Richmond Kickers Wednesday leaves the Hounds needing to win in […]


06 Sep

Hounds Outside Playoff Zone

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Sunday, September 6th, 2015 – 9:25 am

http://sportstalk.triblive.com/download/905RIV15.mp3 Ten seconds separated the Pittsburgh Riverhounds from fifth place in the United Soccer League’s Eastern Conference Saturday night. Ten seconds of injury time remained at Highmark Stadium when the Charleston Battery tossed a speculative long throw into the Hounds’ penalty area looking to salvage a point after falling behind to Kevin Kerr’s ninth league […]


27 Aug

Riverhounds hot streak needs to start now by Michael Grau

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Thursday, August 27th, 2015 – 8:40 am

It’s time for the Pittsburgh Riverhounds to go on a hot streak. There are five matches remaining on the club’s 2015 regular season schedule, and the organization’s focus is on returning to the USL playoffs after a yearlong absence. The middle of the pack is crowded in USL’s Eastern Conference. There are six teams within […]


17 Aug

Riverhounds draw at home

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Monday, August 17th, 2015 – 9:01 am

http://sportstalk.triblive.com/download/815RIV15.mp3 Results around the United Soccer League seemed to be falling perfectly for the Pittsburgh Riverhounds in recent weeks. Dropped points from all of the Hounds’ playoff rivals opened the possibility for Mark Steffens’ side to finish Saturday evening in fourth place in the Eastern Conference. Those hopes were dashed five minutes from the end […]


10 Aug

Riverhounds move up in standings

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Monday, August 10th, 2015 – 10:32 am

http://sportstalk.triblive.com/download/810RIV15.mp3 Michael Grau talks about the Riverhounds moving up in the standings after a big win over the weekend with Trib Beat Writer Matt Grubba and Riverhounds player Sterling Flunder. The Pittsburgh Riverhounds closed to within one point of fourth place in the USL Eastern Conference standings Saturday night with a 3-1 win over Toronto […]


20 Jul

Riverhounds in playoff hunt

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Monday, July 20th, 2015 – 9:40 am

The Pittsburgh Riverhounds fell to a 2-1 home loss against Louisville City F.C. Saturday night at Highmark Stadium when three points would have strengthened the Hounds’ chances of hosting a USL Eastern Conference playoff game. Former Hound Matt Fondy scored the decisive goal on 66 minutes when he converted Bryan Burke’s low cross with a […]


13 Jul

Riverhounds drop crucial road game

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Monday, July 13th, 2015 – 10:42 am

The Pittsburgh Riverhounds back line had tightened up in recent weeks with only one penalty kick goal being conceded in the past four games. That form unraveled Sunday afternoon amid sweltering temperatures at Montreal Impact’s Stade Saputo training field as F.C. Montreal earned a 4-2 win over the Hounds. Boris Zivanovic and Rob Vincent were […]