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Ben Zemanski scored in stoppage time to ensure the Hounds extended their unbeaten run to five matches with a 2-2 draw against the Charlotte Independence.
Kay Banjo scored on a first-half tap-in, and Andrew Lubahn added a stoppage time goal as the Hounds defended with conviction to take a 2-0 win.
In five and a half years, the home of the Riverhounds has never hosted a playoff game for its home team. That could change as soon as Wednesday.
A half-dozen summers since Highmark Stadium opened to raves from across the soccer world, it's finally setting stage for its first legitimately important match.
It might not have been the Miracle on the Mon, but the Hounds put together a late rally that could pay big dividends come playoff time next month.
The Riverhounds' creative Jamaican midfielder fired the go-ahead goal just a minute before halftime, and the Hounds pulled away from the Bethlehem Steel.
The Riverhounds watched another lead go by the wayside, and with it, probably any chance of catching first-place FC Cincinnati.
Hounds substitute Ray Lee was sent off in the 86th minute before Indy Eleven striker Jack McInerney tied the game in stoppage time with his second goal.
Meet Mouhamed Dabo. He's a midfielder for the Riverhounds, and he's a blast even when he's not burying 25-yard bullets.
Against the Charlotte Independence, as in most their other scoreless outings this season, it was the Hounds' opposition that sent the game spiraling into a goalless muck.
The Riverhounds have managed to weather multiple injuries this season, but as playoff time creeps closer, new injuries create an added sense of urgency.
Neco Brett was the man on the scoresheet once again, but for the first time in possibly three weeks, the Riverhounds came away from a match celebrating a thorough team...
With 13 matches remaining over two months in the regular season, Lilley sees his Hounds currently at a plateau with their level of play.
He had two games to do it this time, but another three-goal week has Neco Brett heading the USL's weekly honors.
On the Riverhounds' best days, Dan Lynd sometimes goes an entire game without being forced into a save. This was not one of the Hounds' best days.
Just when it seemed a midseason swoon could be in the cards for the Riverhounds, the team bounced back from consecutive losses with one of its most energetic performances of...
The Hounds have managed to grind out results, but a lack of production from the players up top has made those wins more challenging and now has the team coming...
On April 25, 2001, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette had a note in the "In the District" part of the Morning Briefing that "The Riverhounds will play host to Bayer Leverkusen.
For the second consecutive game, the Riverhounds fell on a late goal, but that was just about the only similarity between the two matches.
Facing North Carolina for a second time this month, Christiano François again could be a difference maker, especially especially with leading scorer Neco Brett listed as doubtful.
While it boiled down to a preseason match between Borussia Dortmund and Benfica, the two Champions League regulars certainly went at each other in Pittsburgh.
The Duquense Incline. The Steelers' practice facilities. Primanti Bros. Yes, the two teams in town for the second International Champions Cup match to be held in Pittsburgh hit some of...
He's the best U.S. soccer player in the world, he's only 19 and he's coming to Pittsburgh this week.
Generally speaking, mindnumbing, maddening, next-to-last-minute losses aren't the stuff of great inspiration.