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Bishop to bring Russian icon to McKeesport church

By Patrick Cloonan 12:01 a.m.
A historic Russian icon is coming to McKeesport on Sunday as part of a downtown church’s celebration of 97 years of service to God. Dormition of the Blessed Virgin Mary Russian Orthodox Church, 330 Shaw Ave., will welcome an archpastoral …

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Gorman: With WPIAL seeding, don’t sleep on No. 2s

The big question before the WPIAL playoff pairings meeting was over the top two seeds in the bottom two classes. Would the WPIAL give the No. 1 seeds to defending PIAA champions South Fayette in Class AA and Cardinal Wuerl …
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East Allegheny caps season with win

Deon Smith threw for 186 yards and a touchdown and ran for 137 yards and another score to lead East Allegheny (4-5, 4-5) to an 18-0 victory at Carlynton (0-9, 0-9) in the WPIAL Class AA Century Conference on Friday …
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Belle Vernon Area enters playoffs with 3 straight wins after downing Elizabeth Forward

Heads held high. That’s how the Belle Vernon Area football team will be heading into the WPIAL playoffs. The Leopards downed their Route 51 rivals, …
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McKeesport rewarded for risk taken at end of 1st half, beats Mt. Lebanon, 35-10

George Smith figured “what the heck.” Now, “what the heck” didn’t send McKeesport into the second round of the WPIAL Class AAAA playoffs for the …
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Central Catholic fights its way through decisive win over Norwin

For the 12th straight season, Pittsburgh Central Catholic is in the WPIAL Class AAAA quarterfinals. But getting there wasn’t easy. The third-seeded Vikings (9-1) defeated No. 14-seeded Norwin, 42-7, at Cupples Stadium. Central Catholic’s halftime lead was 14 points. “I …
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Daily News spotlight athletes: Serra Catholic’s Zac Quattrone, TJ’s Rachel Stover

Zac Quattrone Year: Senior School: Serra Catholic Sport: Football Claim to fame: After missing the first half of the season because of a shoulder injury, Quattrone finished the campaign with five touchdowns, three interceptions and 616 all-purpose yards. The senior …
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Murray carries Steel Valley over South Allegheny, into WPIAL playoffs

It has been an unspectacular season for a Steel Valley football team that at times has looked pretty special. After winning their first three games, the Ironmen since have been meandering their way to alternating wins and losses. The pattern …
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Daily News Q&A: Steel Valley’s Tyrone Freeman

Those long walks to and from school seem to have limbered up Tyrone Freeman, Steel Valley’s first-year quarterback who has helped to lead the Ironmen …
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TJ volleyball team gets back to WPIAL finals for 1st time since 2001

The Thomas Jefferson girls volleyball team overpowered Beaver in the WPIAL Class AA semifinals on Thursday night at Baldwin, sweeping the Bobcats, 25-14, 25-20, 25-15. The Jaguars played crisp from start to finish in the victory, ensuring the program’s first …
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Indiana whips West Mifflin, 42-12, earns shot at top seed Central Valley in next round

Right from the start, Indiana set the tone for a first-round playoff victory over West Mifflin on Friday night. The Little Indians pushed around the Titans on Indiana’s home field and secured a 42-12 victory in a WPIAL Class AAA …
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