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Psychiatrist: Man accused of setting Homestead fire not competent to stand trial

By Adam Brandolph
A man accused of starting a fire that destroyed three apartment buildings and nearby businesses in the heart of Homestead’s commercial district is not competent ...

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Clairton officials hope to turn incident, sanctions into ‘positive learning experience’

The Clairton football team is under the microscope now that the Clairton City School District and the PIAA have come to an agreement over penalties handed down in response to the team’s unruly conduct at the PIAA Class A championship …
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East Allegheny girls getting used to winning with underclassmen

Girls basketball means something special this season at East Allegheny, where the Wildcats’ 11-6 record has produced nearly twice as many victories as the past three years combined since coach Mike Osiecki arrived at the school. EA won a total …
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Sporio leads EF past Ringgold, 48-41

If anyone ever doubted who the heart and soul of Elizabeth Forward’s girls’ basketball team is, they should have watched the Warriors’ 48-41 Section 4-AAA win over host Ringgold Thursday night. Not only did Abigail Sporio lead EF (15-3, 9-1) …
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Norwin’s Perz scores 32 in nonsection win over McKeesport

It wasn’t a section game, but Norwin coach Lynn Washowich placed great emphasis on playing with passion against McKeesport. That included limiting silly mistakes one night after losing a 10-point decision at Latrobe in a Section 1-AAAA game. The Knights …
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Serra Catholic’s Sieg learning to lead in senior season

In a year’s time, Katie Sieg has changed her game. The Serra Catholic senior went from a role player on a veteran girls basketball team that reached the WPIAL Class A championship game and advanced to the PIAA second round …
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Daily News spotlight athletes: South Allegheny’s Seth Hitchens, McKeesport’s Ronnie Upsher

Seth Hitchens Sport: Wrestling Class: Senior School: South Allegheny Claim to fame: Hitchens, a 220-pound wrestler, earned his 100th victory last week in the Section 3-AA tournament. The senior helped the Gladiators to a third-place finish and a spot in …
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Gorman: Of dominance and dysfunction at Steel Valley

Drew Schifino swears he didn’t know about the volatile atmosphere he ventured into at Steel Valley. Schifino was hired to replace Shawn McCallister, a 20-year …
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TJ youth wrestling team snags third place at South Hills Duals

The Thomas Jefferson youth wrestling team placed third in the recent South Hills Duals tournament held at TJ. The top five teams in the tournament …
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Clutch free throws lift West Mifflin boys over Steel Valley

In a brief moment Friday night, Antonio Hill convinced himself to stay calm. Then with the score tied, the West Mifflin senior stepped to the …
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