Traveling by Jeep, boat and foot, Tribune-Review investigative reporter Carl Prine and photojournalist Justin Merriman covered nearly 2,000 miles over two months along the border with Mexico to report on coyotes — the human traffickers who bring illegal immigrants into the United States. Most are Americans working for money and/or drugs. This series reports how their operations have a major impact on life for residents and the environment along the border — and beyond.
By The The Tribune-Review
Sunday, Nov. 10, 2002
The first "Bid for Hope" auction of sports memorabilia will be hosted by Pittsburgh Steelers player Alan Faneca and his wife, Julie, Nov. 11 from 7 p.m. to midnight at the Sanctuary in The Strip. Proceeds from the auction will benefit A Glimmer of Hope, a local non-profit organization that supposrts breast cancer research. Tickets for the event are $100 per-person and can be ordered by calling 1-800-454-6746.
The University of Pittsburgh Diamond Baseball Clinics will be holding their Pitching and Hitting Academy in November and December. For more information, please call (412) 648-3825 or (412) 648-8238.
Citiparks/Ammon and Pittsburgh Hoops Classic are recruiting coaches and players for a winter Saturday league at the Ammon Recreation Center. Players 13 and under and 15 and under are eligible. For more information contact Clarence at 412-255-2501.
The Pittsburgh basketball Club will host a boys fifth and sixth grade Thanksgiving tournament at LaRoche College Nov. 29-30. For more information, call (412) 859-9015.
Pittsburgh Baketball Club will host a boys fourth through sixth grade Holiday tournament at LaRoche College Dec. 20-23. For more information, call (412) 859-9015.
Pittsburgh Basketball Club/Montour Youth Basketball will host tournaments for boys fifth and sixth grade teams in mid-February. For more information, call (412) 403-9086.
Aquinas Academy in Greensburg will be holding their Fourth Annual Holiday Hoops Festival for fifth and sixth grade teams Dec. 6-8 and for seventh and eighth grade teams from Dec. 13-15. Entry fee is $150 per team. For more information, contact Dan Mahoney at (724) 834-7940.
The Pittsburgh Passion women's football team of the National Women's Football League is looking for assistant coaches. Anyone interested can call Michelle at (724) 452-9395.
The PA Amateur Hockey League is looking for Squirt AA level players (92-93). For information, contact John at (412) 292-7084.
3 Rivers Inline Hockey is accepting applications for ages 5 through 18 for its Winter Session that begins in January. Please call 412-441-3376.
Underwater Hockey has begun at Pine-Richland High School Pool on Tuesday nights at 8:30 p.m. at the pool in Pine Township. The game is open to all ages and abilities and is played with a mask, snorkel and fins on the bottom of the deep end. Cost is $3 each night. The games will be played every Tuesday night through July, 2003. For further information, call Deb Ramage at (724) 776-2305 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Shoots on tap
The North Side Sportsmen's Association will hold the following events: Indoor Archery 300 Round, Thursday's 7:30 p.m.; Sight in Days Nov. 23, 24, 28, 29, 30 and Dec. 1: Skeet —Sundays 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Trap —Sunday 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Thursdays 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
The Golden Triangle Double Header League is looking for softball teams to compete in its fall season. Cash prizes will be awarded and there is no uniform required to play. For more information, call Bill at (412) 343-1647.
The Western Area YMCA is now accepting registration for for adult clinics for the indoor tennis season. The Western Area YMCA offers group practice and play sessions, and schedules are flexible. For more information, call (412) 787-YMCA.
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