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McKeesport, school district shore up safety at dangerous intersection

By Patrick Cloonan 10:36 a.m.
Subcontractors working with a White Oak company started installing railings that will restrict pedestrian traffic outside McKeesport Area High School and Founders Hall Middle School. The ...

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Gorman: Bukowskis enjoying every moment

Noah Bukowski tagged along to football games with his father, watching from the coaches’ booth as Tim called plays for Clairton. Never mind that Noah attended Belle Vernon. He would skip seeing the Leopards to root for Clairton as the …
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Youthful East Allegheny girls soccer moving in right direction

The East Allegheny girls soccer team will come up short in qualifying for the playoffs this season, but coach Steve Shurgot is still feeling good …
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Elizabeth Forward girls soccer fights through challenges

Elizabeth Forward girls soccer coach Brandon Gerba remains optimistic despite a plague of injuries, stiffer section competition and a roster with just three seniors. “It’s been tough, sure. We have not been in this position in a number of years,” …
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Defense shines bright as McKeesport routs Hempfield

Stop if you’ve heard this before. McKeesport’s triple-option offense gets much of the attention directed toward the Tigers’ celebrated football program. Its defense not so much. It might be time to show the ‘D’ some love. “Our defense is tough,” …
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Norwin girls volleyball outlasts Connellsville to remain undefeated

In a volleyball matchup between first-place Norwin and second-place Connellsville, the host Falcons did what no other team in Section 1-AAA has done all season. Connellsville grabbed a set from the highly skilled Knights, but it wasn’t enough to propel …
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Daily News spotlight athletes: Thomas Jefferson’s Matt Prezioso and Serra’s Abby Reith

Matt Prezioso Class: Senior School: Thomas Jefferson Sport: Soccer Claim to fame: Prezioso scored one goal and set up another to help lead Thomas Jefferson (11-1, 7-1) to a 5-1 victory over Section 3-AA opponent Yough last week. The senior …
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Daily News Q&A: South Allegheny’s Jonathan Mayernik

South Allegheny coach Pat Monroe introduced Jonathan Mayernik at a recent pep rally as the national record-holder for longest touchdown reception. Big news, right? “Well, there might be 10,000 other guys who did it, but he’s tied for the longest,” …
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2-time reigning state champ South Fayette to face stern test from unbeaten Steel Valley

South Fayette’s 37-game winning streak could face its first serious test this season — and the Lions like that. “You could sense it was different …
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South Hills volleyball squads aim for second-half surge

The first half of the section season in girls’ volleyball wrapped up last week. Defending WPIAL Class AAA champion Baldwin won a big match last …
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Unbeaten Leopards make their statement

Heading into Titan Stadium Friday, the Belle Vernon Area Leopards wanted to make a statement that they belonged at the top of the Big 10 …
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