AUDL 2019: Pittsburgh Thunderbirds Take Down The Detorit Mechanix 24-11; Now 2-1 At Home

By Larry Snyder Allison Park, Pa. – The Pittsburgh Thunderbirds improved their record at home to 2-1 with their 24-11 victory on Saturday, May 18, against the winless Detroit Mechanix. Going on five seasons, the Men from Motown have never won a matchup against the T-birds. Evan Lepler on his Friday Forecast podcast for Week Seven on the American Ultimate Disc League web page said “Pittsburgh needed to take care of business against Detroit” and the Black and Gold did it. The Men from the City of Bridges (2-3) assembled runs of seven to three in the first quarter, six … Continue reading AUDL 2019: Pittsburgh Thunderbirds Take Down The Detorit Mechanix 24-11; Now 2-1 At Home

T-birds Cleared For Take Off – Pittsburgh Thunderbirds Clash With Detroit Mechanix

By Larry Snyder Allison Park, Pa. – The Pittsburgh Thunderbirds (1-3) go for their second straight triumph Saturday, May 18, when they host the Detroit Mechanix (0-3) at JC Stone Field. The pair of Midwest Division squads meet for the first pull at 6:00 p.m. Pittsburgh sent the fans home with smiles on Saturday, May 11 with their 21-18 triumph against the Chicago Wildfire (2-1). Head Coach Pat Hammonds brigade is ready for flight in the American Ultimate Disc League. Max Sheppard, who leads the flock with 15 goals and 122 minutes played, spoke with Evan Lepler on the league … Continue reading T-birds Cleared For Take Off – Pittsburgh Thunderbirds Clash With Detroit Mechanix

AUDL 2019: Pittsburgh Thunderbirds Extinguish Chicago Wildfire 21-18 At JC Stone Field

By Larry Snyder Allison Park, Pa. – Coming out from halftime down by a goal 11-10, the Pittsburgh Thunderbirds (now 1-3) set thrusters to maximum on Saturday, May 11, to claim their first victory this season as they defeated the unbeaten Chicago Wildfire 21-18 at JC Stone Field, part of the North Park complex. Pittsburgh put up four unanswered goals to begin the third quarter and owned a 16-13 lead to open the fourth against Chicago. Jack Hefferon recorded his two blocks in the third, and both led to Thunderbird scores. After the first block, on the tenth pass of … Continue reading AUDL 2019: Pittsburgh Thunderbirds Extinguish Chicago Wildfire 21-18 At JC Stone Field

T-BIRDS SET TO FLY – Pittsburgh Thunderbirds Battle Chicago Wild Fire At JC Stone Field

Allison Park, Pa. – The Pittsburgh Thunderbirds (0-3) seek to extinguish the Chicago Wildfire (2-0) in the second of their four-game homestand on Saturday, May 11, at JC Stone Field. The American Ultimate Disc League adversaries from the Midwest Division get together at 6:00 p.m. Three games into the season and Max Sheppard is your early leader with 11 goals and 95 minutes played for the Black and Gold. Every team Pittsburgh takes on, they need to keep an eye on Thomas Edmonds who is in the clubhouse with nine assists, 136 catches, and 152 completions. Anson Reppermund is the … Continue reading T-BIRDS SET TO FLY – Pittsburgh Thunderbirds Battle Chicago Wild Fire At JC Stone Field

AUDL Report – Pittsburgh Thunderbirds Rally Falls Short Against Indianapolis AlleyCats

Allison Park, Pa. – Despite thrilling back-to-back goals less than thirty seconds apart near the end of the fourth quarter, the rally was not enough by the Pittsburgh Thunderbirds (0-3) as they lost 19-16 in their American Ultimate Disc League home opener Saturday, May 4 against the Indianapolis AlleyCats (3-1). The Black and Gold got the disc back after Indianapolis put up their 19th goal at 1:44 of the fourth. Four quick throws were all it took on the drive down the field concluding with Owen Watts hitting Mark Fedorenko who relayed the disc to Jimmy Towle in the end … Continue reading AUDL Report – Pittsburgh Thunderbirds Rally Falls Short Against Indianapolis AlleyCats

AUDL Ready To Go: Pittsburgh Thunderbirds Face Indianapolis AlleyCats In Home Opener

Pittsburgh, Pa. – The Pittsburgh Thunderbirds (0-2) land at J.C Stone Field in Allison Park Saturday, May 4 for their American Ultimate Disc League home opener against the Indianapolis AlleyCats (2-1). The first pull between the two combatants is 6:00 p.m. Sam VanDusen is the early leader for Pittsburgh with six assists after two contests. For the fans in the stands, it appears Max Sheppard is the player most likely to be in the end zone as he has recorded nine goals. Gazing at the overall stats, Jonathan Mast owns 111 completions and 98 catches while Thomas Edmonds is second … Continue reading AUDL Ready To Go: Pittsburgh Thunderbirds Face Indianapolis AlleyCats In Home Opener

AUDL: Pittsburgh Thunderbirds Lose In Overtime To Minnesota Wind Chill

St. Paul, MN – The Pittsburgh Thunderbirds (0-2) tied the game 21-21 against the Minnesota Wind Chill (1-1) with 41 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter of their exciting American Ultimate Disc League matchup Saturday, April 27 at Sea Foam Stadium on the campus of Concordia University. After Minnesota cutter Micheal Jordan gave the disc back on a throwaway, the T-birds brought the game even when Alex Thomas crossed the goal line off of a pass from Max Sheppard. The Wind Chill’s Josh Klane could not connect on a deep throw to Isaac Leonard and the contest headed to the … Continue reading AUDL: Pittsburgh Thunderbirds Lose In Overtime To Minnesota Wind Chill