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Film crew utilizes Wilmerding landmarks

By Michael Divittorio
Wilmerding got a taste of Hollywood this week as actor Russell Crowe filmed scenes from the upcoming movie “Fathers and Daughters” at the George Westinghouse …

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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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Daily News spotlight athletes: Elizabeth Forward’s Ryan Wardropper, Serra Catholic’s Witney Larko

Ryan Wardropper School: Elizabeth Forward Year: Senior Sport: Baseball Claim to fame: Wardropper pitched Elizabeth Forward (6-5, 3-3) to a 5-3 victory over Section 3-AAA …
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McKeesport basketball coach Gadson resigns

“It was just that time.” And with that, McKeesport is in the market for a boys basketball coach for only the second time in nearly a quarter century. Corey Gadson handed in his resignation Wednesday, ending one of the most …
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Norwin graduates help IUP men’s club volleyball to high finish at nationals

When trying out for the IUP men’s club volleyball team last year, Cody Stitely was surprised to see a familiar face in fellow Norwin alumnus …
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Steel Valley’s Cotter lifts Ironmen to win

Steel Valley scored just one run Tuesday, but it was all the Ironmen softball team needed to take over sole possession of first place in Section 4-AA. Maddie Cotter pitched a two-hitter as visiting Steel Valley beat South Allegheny, 1-0, …
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South Hills foul-shooters capture K of C state championships

Jake Pugh, of Jefferson Hills, can explain in detail how to shoot the perfect foul shot. And he’s pretty good at making them, too. Jake won the state championship in his age division at the annual Knights of Columbus foul …
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West Mifflin sprinters Wheeler, Garbark are fast friends

A bit of anguish was visible on sprinter Kevin Garbark’s face as he closely trailed teammate Jimmy Wheeler down the stretch in their 200-meter event. Yes, that Jimmy Wheeler, the star running back whose name had become synonymous with West …
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