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TreeVitalize spruces up McKeesport’s Seventh Ward

By Michael Divittorio
The landscape of McKeesport’s educational and cultural sector gained extra green Saturday as Tube City Renaissance planted 27 trees through the TreeVitalize initiative. TreeVitalize is ...

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Daily News Fabulous 15: Senior standouts highlight boys all-star team

Players from WPIAL playoff qualifiers made up much of the annual Daily News Fabulous 15 boys basketball team for 2015. Class AAAA McKeesport and Class AAA West Mifflin and Steel Valley all boasted three players on the team, while Class …
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East Allegheny softball chasing winning season

Wins have been hard to come by for the East Allegheny softball program. But that hasn’t stopped the team from forging ahead and attempting to produce its first winning season in a long time. The Wildcats started this season’s campaign …
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Daily News spotlight athletes: EF’s Will Scott, Steel Valley’s Maddie Cotter

Will Scott School: Elizabeth Forward Class: Senior Sport: Baseball Claim to fame: Scott went 3 for 4 to lead Elizabeth Forward (1-3, 1-3) to a 10-6 win over Thomas Jefferson in a Section 4-AAA matchup last week. “We expected a …
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Numbers up for McKeesport track team

The McKeesport boys and girls track teams are rebuilding under first-year coach Tom Smith. The Tigers have about 50 boys and girls — 20 more than last year — but most are underclassmen, Smith said. Because of their inexperience, Smith …
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Norwin softball battling for section title

The Norwin softball team’s season got off to a soggy start. The Knights have started 4-1 but have had as many games postponed due to …
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Daily Courier spotlight athletes: Serra Catholic’s Zac Quattrone, South Allegheny’s Carly Gobbie

Zac Quattrone Year: Senior School: Serra Catholic Sport: Baseball Claim to fame: Quattrone struck out 14 batters and allowed only one hit to help the Eagles (6-2) to a 1-0 win over Section 2-A opponent Springdale. He has recorded 28 …
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Steel Valley volleyball seeking deep playoff run

A WPIAL section title was nice, but Steel Valley boys volleyball coach Alex Hinsey doesn’t deny the Ironmen want more this season. Much more. “I’m not saying we necessarily expect to win a WPIAL championship,” Hinsey said. “We’d certainly like …
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Daily News Fabulous 15: Senior girls basketball players had special seasons

Seniors dominated the 2015 Daily News Fabulous 15 girls basketball team. A total of 10 seniors were chosen, including three from WPIAL playoff team Elizabeth Forward. Norwin, the PIAA Class AAAA semifinalist and WPIAL champion, like Elizabeth Forward, had three …
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West Mifflin sprinter Garbark returns to top form after battling back from 2014 injury

It has been nearly a year since a torn hamstring broke Kevin Garbark’s heart. Physical pain led to mental anguish for the West Mifflin senior …
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