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W. Mifflin backs drilling at airport

By Patrick Cloonan
Even if Consol Energy Inc. doesn’t plan to drill for natural gas at Allegheny County Airport, West Mifflin area officials is pressing the county to …

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Clairton gets its revenge against Monessen

The score looked like every other outcome in Clairton’s historical season. But this one was special. Playing Monessen for the first time since the Greyhounds …
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Defense saves day as East Allegheny edges South Allegheny

East Allegheny’s homecoming was pushed back by a teacher’s strike that closed the school for 16 days in September. The football team made it worth the wait. The Wildcats (3-4, 3-4) held off an intense second-half comeback by South Allegheny …
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Playoff experience pays off for Kittanning in preliminary round win over Elizabeth Forward

Kittanning has been in tight playoff games before, and that experience showed in this year’s postseason opener. Junior outside hitter Taylar Wolfe had a match-high 12 kills and added three aces to lead the Wildcats to a 3-0 WPIAL Class …
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No. 5 McKeesport pulls away from Norwin

George Smith is known for the flexbone triple-option offense — he has been running it at McKeesport for the better part of 20 years. However, if Smith calls a couple of more games like he did Friday against Norwin, that …
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Norwin tennis had breakout season

If history is any indicator, the Norwin girls tennis team’s season is typically over by the second week of October. But for the first time …
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Daily News spotlight athletes: Serra Catholic’s Sam Almeter, TJ’s Allie Yurkovich

Sam Almeter Class: Senior School: Serra Catholic Sport: Soccer Claim to fame: Almeter helped the Eagles to a 13-5 overall record and a second-place finish in Section 1-A. The senior defender also helped the Serra defense record six shutouts and …
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South Allegheny tops winless Carlynton in brawl-marred game

Carlynton and South Allegheny are struggling through difficult seasons, and things took an ugly turn for both teams in their Class AA Century Conference clash Friday night. South Allegheny got the win – a 47-21 decision at Glassport Memorial Stadium …
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South Park uses 90-second, 28-point surge to get past Steel Valley

South Park and Steel Valley played an even game Friday in every facet except the score. A series of mistakes by Steel Valley (5-3, 5-3) led to South Park (6-2, 6-2) gaining a comfortable lead in its 42-23 Century Conference …
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WPIAL, coaches are still looking to schedule Week 9 rivalry games

When asked about the WPIAL’s efforts to schedule football rivals against each other in Week 9, executive director Tim O’Malley went right into an explanation …
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Second-half adjustments help Burrell boys soccer win in 2OT

Members of the Burrell boys soccer team came out for the second overtime of their game against West Mifflin on Saturday afternoon with hands on their hips, tired after 95 minutes of play. The Bucs found their second wind quickly. …
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