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Suspect in Glassport man’s shooting death put on house arrest

By Tony Raap
A suspect in the shooting death of a 73-year-old Glassport man has been released from jail and put on house arrest, his attorney said Wednesday. Rashawn Walker, 18, turned himself in Nov. 10 to Allegheny County police after homicide detectives labeled ...

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HS highlight reel: Pair of title games to be on tape delay Saturday

As usual, Saturday’s four WPIAL football championship games all will be televised by Root Sports, but two will be on tape delay. The Class A title game between Clairton and Jeannette will air live at 11 a.m., followed by a …
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East Allegheny boys basketball looks to improve under 1st-year coach

If there’s a silver lining to a last-place finish for a young team like the East Allegheny boys basketball squad, it’s that plenty of players gained experience. With an offseason of hard work and commitment, first-year coach Pete Logan hopes …
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Elizabeth Forward boys basketball preparing to fill big shoes

Last season, Elizabeth Forward’s offense revolved around a big target. The Warriors got the ball in the paint to their big man, 6-foot-11 George Prota, and he took care of the rest. He averaged 18.2 points and 13.0 rebounds and …
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McKeesport girls plan to remain up-tempo

The tip-off for the WPIAL girls basketball season is approaching, and like most teams, McKeesport is pushing through the final stages of preseason preparation. On most days though, coach Eric Smith’s team won’t be found dribbling and shooting in the …
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Greensburg Tribune-Review athletes of the week: Indiana’s Patrick O’Neal, Norwin’s Jess Boytim

Patrick O’Neal School: Indiana Sport: Hockey Class: Junior Claim to fame: O’Neal, who has five games with three or more goals, recorded a hat trick to lead Indiana (6-2) to a 4-1 win over OLSH on Nov. 17. O’Neal scored …
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Serra girls expecting repeat success

He’s entering his 28th season as girls basketball coach at Serra Catholic having led the Eagles e_SEmD incredibly so e_SEmD to the WPIAL playoffs every year. Bill Cleary knows a thing or two about finding success. Maybe that’s why Cleary …
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Daily News spotlight athletes: West Mifflin’s Zack Schrott, South Allegheny’s Erika Caldro

Zach Schrott School: West Mifflin Class: Senior Sport: Cross country Claim to fame: Schrott finished 31st overall at the WPIAL championship meet last week and narrowly missed the cut to qualify for the state meet by four seconds. “Zack is …
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Steel Valley boys put focus back on basketball

Steel Valley boys basketball coach Dale Chapman is an interim coach. He’s a volunteer coach. Until the school board says otherwise, he does not get …
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Thomas Jefferson boys basketball looks to contend in section race

It appears the Section 4-AAA race will be a major tussle in 2015-16. The teams to beat? “Everyone will pose different challenges,” said Dom DeCicco, Thomas Jefferson’s veteran coach. “The obvious answers are Steel Valley, West Mifflin, Uniontown and Laurel …
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Pivotal play shifts momentum as Franklin Regional routs West Mifflin

A sudden shift of momentum turned a close game between Franklin Regional and West Mifflin into a 49-7 blowout in favor of No. 7 Franklin Regional (8-2, 6-2) in the first round of the WPIAL Class AAA playoffs on Friday …
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