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White Oak school starts foreign language academy program

By Eric Slagle
Nicholas Martino, 9, learned a little Spanish last year when he was in third grade. He liked the experience and has high hopes for the …

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HSFB preview by position: Central Valley’s Whitehead among nation’s best defensive backs

With very little debate, Central Valley’s Jordan Whitehead can be called the best playmaker in the WPIAL. The senior had 20 touchdowns last season, but it’s how he scored them that makes him dangerous. A cornerback, tailback and kick returner, …
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Brown’s value equal on offense, defense for East Allegheny

Two-way centerpiece Taizjon Brown said Thursday he hopes to lead East Allegheny to a prominent place in WPIAL Class AA this football season, but he …
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Recovered from ACL injury, McDonough hopes to anchor Elizabeth Forward line

It wasn’t the injury at the beginning of last season that hurt the most for Elizabeth Forward’s Devin McDonough. It was the call that followed. “I just remember getting a call from my doctor, and he said my ACL was …
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McKeesport looks solid against strong camp competition

McKeesport encountered its first real hitting of the preseason Saturday, taking on Central Catholic on the first day of high school scrimmages in the area, …
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Norwin football looks to restore pride

When David Brozeski took over as Norwin’s football coach in April, he established a set of five “core principles”: discipline, communication, trust, perseverence and pride. …
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Key injury to pivotal starter forces Serra Catholic to regroup

From the outside, the outlook grew dim at Serra Catholic with the loss of senior quarterback Zac Quattrone, who underwent successful surgery Tuesday to repair …
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Daily News spotlight athletes: Elizabeth Forward’s Luke Padezan, South Allegheny’s Julia Giannandrea

Luke Padezan School: Elizabeth Forward Year: Senior Sport: Baseball Claim to fame: Padezan pitched a six-inning complete game, racking up nine strikeouts last week in …
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HSFB preview by position: Star tailbacks develop early

It doesn’t take long to recognize a talented running back. The sophomore season is often enough. Woodland Hills’ Miles Sanders became the team’s starter as …
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Football coaches offer insight on heat acclimation process

While the official start of high school football practice took place earlier this week, it wasn’t the first time any of the players stepped on …
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West Mifflin’s Flore earns 1st-team all-state honors

Paige Flore is at it again. The Slippery Rock recruit from West Mifflin who was the Daily News Softball Player of the Year in 2014 …
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