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East Allegheny wins Kennywood’s Education Days contest

By Patrick Cloonan
Kenny Kangaroo hopped through East Allegheny High School on Wednesday to hail the winning video in Kennywood’s Education Days contest. “It was fun to do,” …

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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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Freshman fill-in Matthews tosses 4-hitter as EF routs No. 4 Southmoreland

Elizabeth Forward built a big lead early against No. 4 Southmoreland and kept adding to it Wednesday until a 10-run rule ended the WPIAL Section …
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McKeesport softball rolls past Gateway

McKeesport’s offense continued to surge on Thursday, shredding Gateway pitching for eight runs in the second inning, and the Tigers claimed a 10-0 victory at home in a WPIAL Section 2-AAAA softball game shortened to five innings by a 10-run …
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Greensburg Tribune-Review athletes of the week: California’s Josh Luko, Norwin’s Maddy Miller

Josh Luko School: California Sport: Baseball Year: Senior Claim to fame: Luko, who is 5-0 with a 0.33 ERA, threw a no-hitter to lead California (8-0, 3-0) to a 14-0 win against Carmichaels in Section 1-A action April 9. Luko, …
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Pittsburgh Tribune-Review athletes of the week: Serra Catholic’s Cole McCombs, West Mifflin’s Paige Flore

Cole McCombs School: Serra Catholic Year: Freshman Sport: Baseball Claim to fame: Combs tossed a no-hitter and struck out 14 to lead the Eagles to a 4-0 win over Monessen in Section 2-A on April 9. On Monday, he tossed …
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South Allegheny southpaw dominates Charleroi

Brenna Pribanic nearly was flawless. The South Allegheny sophomore left-hander pitched a one-hitter on Tuesday as the Gladiators shut down visiting No. 5 Charleroi 2-0 in a WPIAL Section 4-AA softball game, the Cougars’ first loss. Jordan Swarmer’s fourth-inning triple …
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Steel Valley softball falls to Charleroi

A win over Charleroi wouldn’t have clinched Steel Valley’s first section championship in 15 years. It wouldn’t even have sewn up a second consecutive playoff appearance for Matt Janov’s softball team. But it sure would have put them well on …
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TJ boys volleyball still finding room to grow

In his four years of starting for Thomas Jefferson, setter Luke Good has seen it all, but he said this year’s team is a different feeling. “The difference between this year’s team and the last three I’ve been on is …
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