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Glassport police name new chief

By Michael Divittorio
Glassport Police Department has new leadership. Council promoted Sgt. Cliff LaFever to police chief at a special meeting on Wednesday. Councilman Eugene Skerkoski made the …

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Clairton football team carving own niche

This is not the Clairton football team that had national media outlets gravitating to a summit where Neil C. Brown Stadium stands during a captivating …
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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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Elizabeth Forward’s Wylie Field getting a facelift

A landmark playing field in Elizabeth is getting a facelift. Wylie Field, the longtime home of Elizabeth Forward High School baseball games, will sport a …
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McKeesport caps girls summer league season

A regular-season schedule of nine games each for 26 high school teams was just enough to keep the contenders sharp in the McKeesport Girls Basketball Summer League. The intensity picked up in the playoffs. Norwin defeated WPIAL Class AAAA champion …
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Norwin students help Riverhounds academy team win national title

Emily Harrigan, Lexy Kendro and Sam Wexell admitted to feeling nervous as they prepared to play in the U.S. Club Soccer National Cup XIII Finals …
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Daily News spotlight athletes: Steel Valley’s Brandon Donovan, Serra Catholic’s Hannah Pitchford

Brandon Donovan School: Steel Valley Class: Junior Sport: Baseball Claim to fame: Donovan tossed a one-hitter with 15 strikeouts and also homered and had four …
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Daily News spotlight athletes: Elizabeth Forward’s Luke Padezan, South Allegheny’s Julia Giannandrea

Luke Padezan School: Elizabeth Forward Year: Senior Sport: Baseball Claim to fame: Padezan pitched a six-inning complete game, racking up nine strikeouts last week in …
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Steel Valley players benefit from trip to NFL 7 on 7 event

The Steel Valley football team returns one of the WPIAL’s most promising running backs in sophomore DeWayne Murray, yet its focus was on the team during a recent trip to Indianapolis. The Ironmen were given instruction on, among other things, …
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South Park athletic trainer promotes a healthy lifestyle

If you’re serious about athletic training, Ed Wietholder is the man to see. Wietholder, 48, is a certified sport strength and conditioning specialist, and has …
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West Mifflin’s Flore earns 1st-team all-state honors

Paige Flore is at it again. The Slippery Rock recruit from West Mifflin who was the Daily News Softball Player of the Year in 2014 …
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