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Day of prayer at McKeesport church shines light on HIV, AIDS

By Michael Divittorio
The Partnership for Minority HIV/AIDS Prevention continued its effort to spread the word about the disease by observing a day of prayer Monday evening at ...

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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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WPIAL title a milestone for Norwin’s Phipps

Drew Phipps earned his 100th career high school wrestling victory in about the most meaningful situation possible. A year after falling short in the WPIAL Class AAA wrestling finals, the Norwin junior won his first career WPIAL championship by beating …
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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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Daily News spotlight athletes: South Allegheny’s Cody Jenkins, TJ’s Jennifer Hill

Cody Jenkins School: South  Allegheny Year:   Sophomore Sport: Wrestling Claim to fame: Jenkins won his first three matches in the consolation bracket of the PIAA Class AA Southwest Regional to earn a sixth-place finish and a spot in the …
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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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