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Former White Oak shelter executive sentenced for theft

By Patrick Cloonan
Former White Oak Animal Safe Haven vice president Frank Sabolcik was sentenced Monday to 111⁄2 to 23 months in Allegheny County Jail for theft and ...

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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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East Allegheny softball chasing winning season

Wins have been hard to come by for the East Allegheny softball program. But that hasn’t stopped the team from forging ahead and attempting to produce its first winning season in a long time. The Wildcats started this season’s campaign …
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EF stays hot with 7-3 win over Ringgold

Coming into Wednesday’s Section 4-AAA baseball game against Ringgold, Elizabeth Forward coach Frank Champ admitted to being a little worried. His Warriors were playing their …
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Numbers up for McKeesport track team

The McKeesport boys and girls track teams are rebuilding under first-year coach Tom Smith. The Tigers have about 50 boys and girls — 20 more than last year — but most are underclassmen, Smith said. Because of their inexperience, Smith …
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Norwin boys track’s Quealy entering final lap of senior season

Norwin senior Trey Quealy knows how much a second — or tenths of a second — can make in a race At last season’s WPIAL Class AAA track and field championships, Quealy came in eighth place in the 800-meter run …
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Daily News spotlight athletes: Serra Catholic’s Ben Visnesky, South Allegheny’s Lindsey Cornish

Ben Visnesky School: Serra Catholic Class: Freshman Sport: Baseball Claim to fame: Visnesky had five hits and drove in two runs to lead Serra (13-3, 5-1) to a 10-0 Section 2-A win over Monessen last week. He also went 3 …
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Gorman: Lack of WPIAL alums selected a troubling NFL trend?

That Jesse James was the only WPIAL alum selected in the 2015 NFL Draft could be considered a troubling trend. The former Penn State tight end, chosen by the Steelers in the fifth round, was the first South Allegheny graduate …
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Donovan strikes out 16 as Steel Valley clinches playoff berth

Earlier this season, Steel Valley fireballer Brandon Donovan struck out a career-high 19 and edged Seton-La Salle in a dominating eight-inning performance. He might have been even better Wednesday against South Allegheny. “All year Brandon has been dominant. Today he …
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Area coaches adapt to adverse weather conditions

The weather. It seems to be a sore subject every spring. And this year is no different as baseball and softball teams scramble to revise …
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Push to honor coach spurs plans for West Mifflin Area hall of fame

West Mifflin Area School District officials plan to establish a hall of fame honoring athletic accomplishments. School board member Phil Shar said the district should be well on its way to developing a special area honoring its great athletes, coaches …
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