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$8 million Duquesne Light facility opens in McKeesport

By Eric Slagle
Duquesne Light officially opened its new McKeesport Service Center. The utility company celebrated the opening of the $8 million facility in RIDC Riverplace Industrial Center …

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Former defensive coordinator Wayne Wade a natural fit for Clairton job

With Clairton trailing 24-0 in the 2010 PIAA championship game in Hershey, Bears fans angrily roared from the bleachers toward the team’s bench. Wayne “Rinky” Wade, then the Clairton defensive coordinator, waved his arms at the crowd and yelled, “Settle …
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Move to Century Conference offers new set of challenges for East Allegheny

No matter how many times Dom Pecora scratched, shook or hung his head this offseason, there was no chance of going back. Like it or not, Pecora’s East Allegheny Wildcats will move to the powerful WPIAL Class AA Century Conference, …
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Replacing stars a tough task at Elizabeth Forward

Elizabeth Forward coach Mike LeDonne didn’t need to answer his own questions but was compelled to anyway. “Do we have a Jaquaun Davidson? No. Do …
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Smith could add new wrinkles to McKeesport offense

Football players come and go at McKeesport, just like with any other school. But you can bet the Tigers’ routine will remain consistent as long as George Smith is running the program. Winning is suggested. Working hard is required. “The …
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Norwin field hockey team’s potential intrigues new coach

Because she was hired a week after preseason camp officially began, Kiley Morgan’s first impression of the Norwin field hockey team came during the squad’s …
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Lack of depth a concern for Serra Catholic

Another long football season for Serra Catholic in Tony St. Angelo’s first year as head coach left him eager for a quick return to the field. The waiting at times was unbearable. “I’m excited about the seniors, I’ll tell you …
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South Allegheny looking for bounce-back season

A year after making its first WPIAL playoff appearance in 26 seasons, expectations at South Allegheny dwindled when the Gladiators were hit with injuries to key players and stumbled to a 1-9 record in 2013. If anything, it called for …
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Steel Valley’s Donovan commits to Radford

Since he was a kid, Brandon Donovan wanted to play college baseball at Coastal Carolina. Or, as the soon-to-be Steel Valley senior said: “They are my dream school.” However, the hard-throwing right-hander will have to settle for playing against Coastal …
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HS highlight reel: Comcast announces game of the week schedule

Comcast announced Monday its weekly football schedule for its 12th season of Xfinity High School Sports Game of the Week. Broadcasts can be found the day after the game On Demand for Xfinity subscribers. This Friday’s matchup will be Ringgold …
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Mitchell latest in line of West Mifflin star running backs

The West Mifflin strategy never changes. Neither does its effectiveness, and for good reason. Coach Ray Braszo believes in featuring his tailback more than almost …
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