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Cops: Man shoots 11-year-old with BB gun; boy is critical

By Carl Prine 7:10 p.m.
A tiny pellet lodged in a McKeesport boy’s heart allegedly was fired by a man who got fed up with gunplay directed against his kids, …

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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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Daily News spotlight athletes: East Allegheny’s Curtis Moore, Serra Catholic’s Hanna Pitchford

Curtis Moore School: South Allegheny Class: Senior Sport: Track and field Claim to fame: Moore finished fourth in the 110-meter hurdles and earned a berth …
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BV Area leads 2-AAA All-Section list

Belle Vernon Area made a late charge to get into the WPIAL baseball playoffs. And judging by the results of the Section 2 AAA All-Section Team, chances of the Leopards being in the playoff chase the next couple of years …
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Gorman: McKeesport star shows up

Khaleke Hudson went to the Semper Fidelis All-American camp with every intention of earning an invitation to its national all-star game. “If you didn’t,” Hudson said, “why would you show up?” The McKeesport star running back/safety was among 200 Western …
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Norwin posts 3rd straight shutout, reaches WPIAL finals

Add seven more to Norwin’s scoreless innings streak. With a three-hitter from senior starter Nick Amendola, the Knights shut out a third straight playoff opponent …
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Senior Pitchford makes Serra track history

SHIPPENSBURG — Hanna Pitchford made some personal and school history Saturday afternoon. The Serra Catholic senior, making her second appearance in the PIAA Class AA track and field championships, placed fifth in the shot put with a throw of 39 …
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West Mifflin sprinter claims 100-meter title days after losing in baseball 1st round

On Tuesday, Todd Sekowski the West Mifflin baseball player suffered the disappointment of a WPIAL first-round upset loss to Montour. On Thursday, Todd Sekowski the …
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Steel Valley baseball gets another chance to advance

The Steel Valley baseball team was denied a chance to defend its WPIAL Class AA title after losing to Neshannock in the semifinal round, 10-2. Yet, that doesn’t mean there aren’t any goals left for the Ironmen to accomplish. With …
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South Hills tracksters advance to state finals at Shippensburg

The Baldwin track and field program ended up with four PIAA qualifiers at the WPIAL Class AAA championships held last week at Baldwin Stadium. The …
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High school notebook: WPIAL honors scholar-athletes

The vastly expanded WPIAL scholar-athlete luncheon Monday included 20 individuals who received $1,000 each in scholarship money to their chosen colleges. The program honored two or four athletes in its previous 23 years. Girls receiving scholarships at the Green Tree …
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