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Suspect recaptured after escaping custody at UPMC McKeesport

By Eric Slagle 1:48 a.m.
Police have recaptured a Glassport man who escaped from police custody Monday at UPMC McKeesport. Alexander Erb, 26, was taken back into police custody Monday …

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Clairton uses big second half, key turnover to pull away from Jeannette

One thing evident about No. 1 Clairton on Friday night was it never stopped running. Clairton (6-0, 5-0), however, had to find a higher gear …
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Youthful East Allegheny girls soccer moving in right direction

The East Allegheny girls soccer team will come up short in qualifying for the playoffs this season, but coach Steve Shurgot is still feeling good …
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Led by WPIAL qualifiers, Elizabeth Forward golfers set for semifinals

After helping to lead their team to a second-place finish in their section, three golfers from the Elizabeth Forward boys golf team finished below the target score at the Section 2-AAA individual qualifier event at Cedarbrook Red Golf Course in …
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McKeesport coach appreciates field dedication, prepares for Plum

What else was there to do? The McKeesport football team, ranked No. 6 in Class AAAA, had just wrapped up a lopsided victory Saturday at …
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Norwin takes control in 2nd half, upends Kiski Area

There were plenty of good vibes around the Kiski Area football team heading into Friday night’s game, but a big second half by Norwin ruined the mood for the Cavaliers’ fans at Davis Field. Trailing by three at halftime, the …
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Serra Catholic soars to victory over Riverview on game-ending kick

This time, Alex Grace was good. The Serra Catholic junior kicked a 33-yard field goal as time expired Friday night to lift the Eagles to a 16-14 Class A Eastern Conference victory over Riverview. “It looked good from the very …
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Daily News Q&A: South Allegheny’s Jonathan Mayernik

South Allegheny coach Pat Monroe introduced Jonathan Mayernik at a recent pep rally as the national record-holder for longest touchdown reception. Big news, right? “Well, there might be 10,000 other guys who did it, but he’s tied for the longest,” …
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South Fayette extends winning streak in dominating fashion vs. Steel Valley

South Fayette still hasn’t faced a fourth-quarter challenge. Hunter Hayes scored two rushing touchdowns, Dan Trimbur caught two more, and the Lions defense forced four …
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HS highlight reel: Boys golf teams to play for finals berth

Thirty-five boys golf teams — 17 in Class AAA and 18 in AA — will compete Tuesday morning at the WPIAL semifinals at four sites. Class AAA will be held at River Forest Country Club in Freeport and Village Green …
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West Mifflin limits chances for Laurel Highlands in conference win

Playing on the road in a key Big 10 Conference game, West Mifflin knew it would be tested against the high-powered Laurel Highlands offense Friday. …
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