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Victim identified in Pleasant Hills apartment fire

By Natasha Lindstrom
The death of a man whose body was found inside his burning Pleasant Hills apartment has been ruled an accident, a spokesman for the Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office said on Thursday. William Ingold, 56, died of thermal injuries and …

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Kelly has Baldwin volleyball background in his portfolio

For the past eight years, Chris Kelly was a highly successful boys’ volleyball coach at Peters Township. Before Kelly, 39, became head coach, the Indians never had a winning season. During his tenure, they made it to the postseason six …
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Bethel Park lineman Grimm ready for last hurrah at Big 33 game

Mike Grimm won’t attend Bethel Park’s graduation ceremony Saturday. He’ll hear his name called at Hersheypark Stadium instead. The Pitt recruit considers it a gridiron graduation. “I’d rather be sweaty and hot (on a football field) than sitting in a …
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Belle Vernon coach’s family bonds through basketball

When Ed Manfredi decided to come out of retirement and accept a position as an assistant girls’ varsity basketball coach at Belle Vernon, it wasn’t much of a surprise to those who know him best. “It’s actually completely unsurprising,” Manfredi’s …
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High school notebook: Hempfield basketball coach Marino resigns

After helping the Hempfield boys basketball team to its first playoff win since 2003, coach Mark Marino has resigned, citing the desire to “pursue some other opportunities.” Marino, 35, declined to say what those opportunities were, other than that money …
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Elizabeth Forward baseball closes in on playoff berth

A week ago, it appeared to be an impossibility. Now it seems like a sure thing. Elizabeth Forward baseball coach Frank Champ didn’t buy it then and isn’t about to fall into that trap awaiting him Thursday. After winning three …
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South Park athletic trainer promotes a healthy lifestyle

If you’re serious about athletic training, Ed Wietholder is the man to see. Wietholder, 48, is a certified sport strength and conditioning specialist, and has …
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USC volleyball standout commits to Duke

Upper St. Clair volleyball star Sam Amos has made the decision to continue her volleyball career as a Blue Devil. Panther fans can rest easy it’s not the Blue Devils of perennial rival Mt. Lebanon that the sophomore multi-sport standout …
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