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Duquesne Elementary School students join the ranks of junior constables

By Patrick Cloonan
Nine Duquesne Elementary School students have new responsibilities after being sworn in as junior constables in a Friday ceremony. “It’s fun,” fifth-grader Desiree Gray said. “And it’s ...

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Unselfish Eden Christian Academy defeats cold-shooting Bears, 60-46

Eden Christian Academy won its first playoff game in any sport, easily handling Clairton, 60-46, in a WPIAL Class A first-round boys basketball game Tuesday night at Gateway. The Warriors (18-5), who are in their fourth season in the WPIAL, …
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Daily News spotlight athletes: McKeesport’s Shawn Gault, East Allegheny’s Marissa Smith

Shawn Gault School: McKeesport Class: Junior Sport: Bowling Claim to fame: Gault bowled a 300 game to lead the Tigers to a 5-2 WPIBL victory over Shaler last week. “Shawn has a ton of talent,” coach Mark Bacco said. “I …
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Yough’s Sever qualifies for PIAA tourney

Yough senior wrestler Tom Sever has plenty of motivation to have a strong showing at the PIAA Class AA Southwest Regional Championships. Sever, who joined the 100-win club earlier this season, has an outside chance of breaking or tying the …
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Overtime takedown vaults McKeesport’s Ingram into WPIAL semifinals

Brandon Ingram wasn’t happy with his attacking on the first day of the WPIAL Class AAA wrestling championships, but he made up for it in Friday’s quarterfinal round. The McKeesport senior 145-pounder saw an opening in his match against West …
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Big start carries Cal into state playoffs

If it is true that one man’s treasure is another man’s trash, then the start of Thursday night’s WPIAL Class A play-in bracket final between California Area and Serra Catholic was Bill Cleary’s nightmare and Chris Minerd’s fantasy. That’s because …
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Gorman: Schifino’s ‘stand’ only hurt his team

Cheryl Donovan received the text message from her son two hours before Tuesday’s tip-off, warning her that Steel Valley might forfeit its WPIAL playoff game. …
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West Mifflin star shines at Tri-State meet

West Mifflin’s Kevin Garbark is one of the fastest high school runners in Western Pennsylvania. On March 1, he’ll get a chance to see where he stacks up against the best in the state. Garbark won the 60-meter dash (7.07 …
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