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Homicide by vehicle trial closes; verdict Monday

By Katishi Maake 1:52 p.m.
An Allegheny County judge said he will render his decision Monday in the trial of a Munhall man accused of crashing his SUV and killing his friend nearly two years ago. Prosecutors said John Brezicky, 34, had a 0.123 percent …

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Clairton QB Williams enjoys final high school game

At Clairton, where winning football games last season didn’t just happen, it happened big, quarterback Ryan Williams played with big thoughts and big numbers in mind. The 6-foot, 170-pound senior passed for a school-record 3,037 yards with 40 touchdowns and …
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Logan hired to lead East Allegheny basketball

A veteran basketball coach will return to the sidelines at East Allegheny. The school board voted Tuesday to hire Pete Logan of Rostraver to succeed Vernon Benson, who had one winning season in four campaigns. Board members acknowledged Logan was …
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BV Area leads 2-AAA All-Section list

Belle Vernon Area made a late charge to get into the WPIAL baseball playoffs. And judging by the results of the Section 2 AAA All-Section Team, chances of the Leopards being in the playoff chase the next couple of years …
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Gorman: McKeesport star shows up

Khaleke Hudson went to the Semper Fidelis All-American camp with every intention of earning an invitation to its national all-star game. “If you didn’t,” Hudson said, “why would you show up?” The McKeesport star running back/safety was among 200 Western …
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Central Catholic knocks off Norwin to win 1st WPIAL baseball title

Central Catholic coach Frank LaCava joked that he wanted to wrap his hands around his pitcher’s neck at times this season. Not anymore. Instead, sophomore …
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McCombs tosses 1-hitter to lead Serra to PIAA tournament

Working fast and efficient, Serra Catholic’s Cole McCombs tossed a one-hitter to help his team defeat Bishop Canevin, 9-2, in the WPIAL Class A consolation game Tuesday at Washington & Jefferson’s Ross Memorial Park. The sophomore left-hander got ahead in …
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West Mifflin sprinter claims 100-meter title days after losing in baseball 1st round

On Tuesday, Todd Sekowski the West Mifflin baseball player suffered the disappointment of a WPIAL first-round upset loss to Montour. On Thursday, Todd Sekowski the …
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Steel Valley uses late rally to beat Keystone Oaks, advance to PIAA playoffs

Steel Valley rallied for three runs in the seventh inning of Tuesday’s WPIAL Class AA consolation game to gain a 3-2 victory over rival Keystone Oaks. Eagles ace Nick Riggle, who earned two wins during the regular season against Steel …
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Porter rocks and rolls through his senior year at Thomas Jefferson

Dylan Porter spent his senior year at Thomas Jefferson rocking, rolling and doing just about everything else in between His guitar solo in the key of A, not to mention some fancy fretwork taking place when he played part of …
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High school notebook: WPIAL honors scholar-athletes

The vastly expanded WPIAL scholar-athlete luncheon Monday included 20 individuals who received $1,000 each in scholarship money to their chosen colleges. The program honored two or four athletes in its previous 23 years. Girls receiving scholarships at the Green Tree …
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