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Propels leave the lights on to showcase their after-school activities

By Patrick Cloonan
Propel McKeesport and Propel Homestead carried out a national initiative on Thursday by celebrating what kids can do when classes conclude. “‘Lights On’ is a …

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Daily News Q&A: Lamont Wade, Clairton

No Harrison Dreher? No problem. His good pal Lamont Wade has stepped in full time to carry the load for Clairton in a season of …
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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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Penn-Trafford remains unbeaten, shuts out Norwin

There are a lot of words that can be used to describe the Penn-Trafford football team’s regular season. Perfect now can be added to the …
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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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Shady Side Academy blanks South Allegheny to reach WPIAL girls soccer semifinals

Shady Side Academy was just a little quicker, a little faster, a little better. And it didn’t hurt that the Indians had Elizabeth Harper on …
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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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Gorman: For the record, TJ’s Kemp is a winner

Austin Kemp has had one coach whispering in his ear, another screaming in his face. Their message to the Thomas Jefferson star tailback was the …
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West Mifflin hoping to spoil TJ’s perfect season

The Jaguars are going for the kill. No. 3 Thomas Jefferson doesn’t expect to let up in the regular-season finale Friday night at home against …
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