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Dravosburg residents try to save PNC Bank from closing

By Jennifer R. Vertullo
State Rep. Bill Kortz believes a community effort can stop a Dravosburg PNC bank branch from closing. Kortz, a Dravosburg resident, approached council on Tuesday …

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Daily News spotlight athletes: Clairton’s Harrison Dreher, West Mifflin’s Alyssa Cairns

Harrison Dreher School: Clairton Class: Sophomore Sport: Baseball Claim to fame: Dreher went  4 for 4 and struck out six in four innings to help …
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Veteran coach Rocco institutes change at East Allegheny

John Rocco has been a baseball man for a long time. In his 32 seasons as a high school coach, he’s led teams to countless playoff berths, mentored future high-profile athletes and come close to winning a PIAA title. Rocco …
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EF volleyball standout Waters will sign with Loyola (Md.)

For months, Corri Waters has been looking forward to making official what virtually everyone at Elizabeth Forward already has known. The senior volleyball player is planning to attend a Division I college. Waters, a middle hitter at the center of …
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McKeesport softball rolls past Gateway

McKeesport’s offense continued to surge on Thursday, shredding Gateway pitching for eight runs in the second inning, and the Tigers claimed a 10-0 victory at home in a WPIAL Section 2-AAAA softball game shortened to five innings by a 10-run …
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Greensburg Tribune-Review athletes of the week: California’s Josh Luko, Norwin’s Maddy Miller

Josh Luko School: California Sport: Baseball Year: Senior Claim to fame: Luko, who is 5-0 with a 0.33 ERA, threw a no-hitter to lead California (8-0, 3-0) to a 14-0 win against Carmichaels in Section 1-A action April 9. Luko, …
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Pittsburgh Tribune-Review athletes of the week: Serra Catholic’s Cole McCombs, West Mifflin’s Paige Flore

Cole McCombs School: Serra Catholic Year: Freshman Sport: Baseball Claim to fame: Combs tossed a no-hitter and struck out 14 to lead the Eagles to a 4-0 win over Monessen in Section 2-A on April 9. On Monday, he tossed …
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South Allegheny southpaw dominates Charleroi

Brenna Pribanic nearly was flawless. The South Allegheny sophomore left-hander pitched a one-hitter on Tuesday as the Gladiators shut down visiting No. 5 Charleroi 2-0 in a WPIAL Section 4-AA softball game, the Cougars’ first loss. Jordan Swarmer’s fourth-inning triple …
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WPIAL grants Steel Valley basketball player 5th year of eligibility

The WPIAL granted a fifth year of eligibility for Steel Valley’s Dom Keyes, a standout basketball player for the Ironmen. Keyes, who’s a fourth-year junior, attended a hearing Monday at the WPIAL office in Green Tree. Executive director Tim O’Malley …
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TJ boys volleyball still finding room to grow

In his four years of starting for Thomas Jefferson, setter Luke Good has seen it all, but he said this year’s team is a different feeling. “The difference between this year’s team and the last three I’ve been on is …
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