Kiski Area Makes Impressive Run

By Billson, Marky | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA), November 6, 2015 | Go to article overview

Kiski Area Makes Impressive Run


Billson, Marky, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)


Kiski Area boy's soccer coach Sean Arnold readily admits the 2015 Cavaliers are not the most talented team he has ever had.

They finished the regular season with an 8-9-2 record and possess none of the leading scorers in the WPIAL.

But this is the most successful team Arnold has ever had. For this year's edition of the Cavaliers advanced to the Class AAA WPIAL semifinals for the first time in any of their eight consecutive playoff appearances with 2-1 victory against North Allegheny and a 1- 0 victory against Allderdice last week despite entering the tournament as the 14th seed.

The Cavaliers were shut out by Fox Chapel, 4-0, in the semifinals Monday and took on Seneca Valley in the consolation match Wednesday.

If you saw the Cavaliers at the beginning of the year, you'd never have predicted this success.

"Our first 10 games we were 2-6-2. We were outscored, 27-6," Arnold said. "We weren't playing good soccer at all. I was thinking about how do we fix this so we focused on the simple things. We weren't communicating."

"We had people who wouldn't pass to others believing they were a weak link," said forward Drake Neumann.

"We were kind of lazy and not in shape," junior goalkeeper Nicholas Bisceglia said.

With only three returning starters it looked like the first season of Cavaliers soccer on their field at the Intermediate school would be dreadful.

Then Arnold began to preach lessons that would've made Chuck Tanner and Willie Stargell proud - fundamentals and family.

For instance, Arnold encouraged his team to stand up in the 18- yard box and make the other team come to them, thereby letting their opponent make the mistakes. Once Kiski got possession, the goal was to hold onto the ball and play smart.

Attitude was another component. When the Cavaliers break from their huddle, they don't yell "team." They shout "family. …

The rest of this article is only available to active members of Questia

Already a member? Log in now.

Notes for this article

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items
Notes
Cite this article

Cited article

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA 8, MLA 7, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Note: primary sources have slightly different requirements for citation. Please see these guidelines for more information.

Cited article

Kiski Area Makes Impressive Run
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this article

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Help
Full screen
Items saved from this article
  • Highlights & Notes
  • Citations
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

matching results for page

    Questia reader help

    How to highlight and cite specific passages

    1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
    2. Click or tap the last word you want to select, and you’ll see everything in between get selected.
    3. You’ll then get a menu of options like creating a highlight or a citation from that passage of text.

    OK, got it!

    Cited passage

    Style
    Citations are available only to our active members.
    Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA 8, MLA 7, APA and Chicago citation styles.

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

    1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

    Cited passage

    Thanks for trying Questia!

    Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

    Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

    Buy instant access to save your work.

    Already a member? Log in now.

    Search by... Author
    Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

    Oops!

    An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.