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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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West Mifflin clinches playoff berth in wild way against Elizabeth Forward

If you are going to clinch a playoff spot for the first time in four years, you might as well make it memorable. West Mifflin and rookie coach Jeff Smith aren’t going to forget this one anytime soon. The Titans …
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McKeesport edges Woodland Hills to keep pace in section

The McKeesport softball team kept pace Thursday, beating another Section 2-AAAA opponent, despite the absence of its leading hitter. Playing without injured sophomore shortstop Vanessa Falce for a second consecutive game, the Tigers scored two runs in the fifth inning …
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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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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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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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