| Neighborhoods

McKeesport News

EQT: No drilling in McKeesport planned before 2017

By Patrick Cloonan 8:05 a.m.
Officials of EQT Corp. and BOP Land Services of Bridgeville told McKeesport council and residents Tuesday that EQT does not expect actual drilling for Marcellus ...

More Your McKeesport News

McKeesport Sports

Clairton prepares for rugged Jeannette by routing Riverview

With Clairton’s resounding 54-6 victory Saturday afternoon at Riverview, the stage is set for Friday’s Eastern Conference showdown at Jeannette. Clairton, Class A’s No. 1 …
More Clairton Sports

East Allegheny 4-sport sophomore Johnson juggles busy schedule

Ask Amani Johnson which sport she’s playing, and the East Allegheny sophomore has to turn to the calendar of her daily planner. Depends on the …
More East Allegheny Sports

Elizabeth Forward girls soccer fights through challenges

Elizabeth Forward girls soccer coach Brandon Gerba remains optimistic despite a plague of injuries, stiffer section competition and a roster with just three seniors. “It’s been tough, sure. We have not been in this position in a number of years,” …
More Elizabeth Forward Sports

Defense shines bright as McKeesport routs Hempfield

Stop if you’ve heard this before. McKeesport’s triple-option offense gets much of the attention directed toward the Tigers’ celebrated football program. Its defense not so much. It might be time to show the ‘D’ some love. “Our defense is tough,” …
More McKeesport Sports

Howard, Johnson leading the way for Norwin girls golf

Norwin girls golf coach Mike Buscemi doesn’t shy away from praising the one-two punch his team has in juniors Morgan Johnson and Rachel Howard. “They have been great for me all year,” Buscemi said. “They are so solid. They play …
More Norwin Sports

Daily News spotlight athletes: Thomas Jefferson’s Matt Prezioso and Serra’s Abby Reith

Matt Prezioso Class: Senior School: Thomas Jefferson Sport: Soccer Claim to fame: Prezioso scored one goal and set up another to help lead Thomas Jefferson (11-1, 7-1) to a 5-1 victory over Section 3-AA opponent Yough last week. The senior …
More Serra Catholic Sports

South Allegheny boys soccer grows amid adversity

There are times playing sports can create a distraction and make one feel like a kid. Other times, it can generate responsibility. This year’s South Allegheny boys soccer team is having the type of season that accelerates the maturation process. …
More South Allegheny Sports

Steel Valley defense spearheads victory over Freeport

Through the first four weeks, Steel Valley averaged more than 49 points a game, and Freeport was at 40 per game. Those numbers might have suggested a high-scoring game when the two met Friday night. But the Steel Valley defense …
More Steel Valley Sports

Former TJ coach takes over Baldwin wrestling program

There’s a new head wrestling coach at Baldwin High School, and he’s a familiar name to South Hills sports fans. Rudy Nesbitt, head coach of the Thomas Jefferson wrestling program for the past eight years, has been hired as the …
More Thomas Jefferson Sports

Unbeaten Leopards make their statement

Heading into Titan Stadium Friday, the Belle Vernon Area Leopards wanted to make a statement that they belonged at the top of the Big 10 …
More West Mifflin Sports

McKeesport Obituaries