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Renzie Park projects top list of requests for RAD funding

By Patrick Cloonan
McKeesport is asking Allegheny Regional Asset District for $733,440 for operations and $386,600 for capital improvements at Renziehausen Park next year. The city received $669,120 ...

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Gorman: Clairton’s Wade makes case at cornerback

Lamont Wade is arguably the best running back in Western Pennsylvania, considering he set a WPIAL single-season rushing record with 2,762 yards. But when it comes to arguments, you can make a case that the Clairton star is the best …
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East Allegheny’s Banks has makings of impact player at defensive end

It’s rare for a football coach to credit a freshman with turning around his team’s season, but according to East Allegheny head coach Dom Pecora, …
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Baseball teams can train, raise money at Elizabeth hit-a-thon event

Mark Rice had an idea. The Brentwood native and Jefferson Hills resident is the owner of In Motion Performance, a South Hills-based baseball training organization. After watching many community and scholastic sports teams see their funding get trimmed amid the …
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HSFB preview by position: Ball-hawk safeties pace top defenses

McKeesport and Central Catholic led WPIAL Class AAAA teams in fewest points allowed last season. In an era of spread offenses and 300-yard passers, their safeties deserve some credit. McKeesport, with standout Khaleke Hudson at strong safety, held opponents on …
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Norwin football expecting continued success

The 2014 season saw a reverse in fortunes for the Norwin football team. In Dave Brozeski’s first year as coach, the Knights claimed their first …
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With Cerniglia back, Serra Catholic may be turning corner

The torn labrum on his left shoulder has been repaired, he’s changed his diet, put himself through extensive rehabilitation and dropped some weight. And now, Serra Catholic quarterback Jason Cerniglia is eager to get going with the season. It’s his …
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Defensive tackle Naspinski spearheads South Allegheny defense

Out of all of the positions in football, it may appear that defensive tackle is the simplest role to fill. The idea that a team …
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HSFB preview by position: Stable of running backs are game-day stars

A consensus four-star recruit, Miles Sanders is the best all-purpose back in the nation, according to Rivals’ rankings. That’s remarkable, but the Woodland Hills senior says he values on-field production more. “I don’t think you should describe a player off …
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Florida trip a learning curve for West Mifflin’s Saus

When Cory Saus arrived at the Florida Baseball Academy in Jacksonville on a two-month stint to play for its 18U showcase team, it didn’t take long to feel homesick. Talk about the ultimate distraction. “It surprised me how much I …
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