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Baldwin-Whitehall kids camp offers learning, fun combined

By Stephanie Hacke
If it were up to him, Maxwell Pratley admittedly would be spending the warmest days of summer break inside playing video games. His peers likely …

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Baldwin coach fulfills his hall-of-fame dream

Every day when he’s at work, Gavin Prosser walks past the Pioneer Athletic Hall of Fame. Several times per day, actually. And each time, he can’t help but glance at the photos and read the biographies of those Point Park …
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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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New Carlow men’s basketball team mines local talent

There’s a new kid on the block in the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. Carlow is fielding a men’s basketball team for the first time in …
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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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