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Former SA star Wojciechowski still shooting on the basketball floor

By Dave Mackall
Show him a basketball court, and Nate Wojciechowski is bound to be there. “Wojo,” as his friends refer to him, just can’t get enough of playing hoops. You could think of him as a classic gym rat, craving more and more competition, though his job at Allegheny Center Corporate Office Complex ...

Longtime Western Pa. Golf Association head Rivard ready to retire

By Wynston Wilcox
After 23 years at the Western Pennsylvania Golf Association, Jeff Rivard is ready to retire. He came to Pennsylvania after spending most of his life in ...

Connellsville Junior Legion team eliminated in western regional

By Staff Reports
Connellsville Junior Legion eliminated Luke White tripled, and Jarrod David hit a two-run single, but the Connellsville Junior American Legion baseball team lost to Millcreek, 10-6, in the western regional on Monday in Homer City. Brody Bonadio and Arik Nickelson ...

Mill Run, Economy Electric to replay FCBL playoff game that was called due to darkness

By Jason Black
There are two ways to look at Monday’s Fayette County Baseball League semifinal playoff game between Mill Run and host Economy Electric. On one hand, ...

Leschak Automotive advances to second round in DNL playoffs

By Staff Report
Ryan Gregg belted two singles and a triple and had six RBIs, and Leschak Automotive beat Klingensmith Insurance, 20-11, in the first round of the Daily News League playoffs Monday night at Helen Richey Field. The game began Sunday but was ...

West Point Major 11s win Section 2 title

By Staff Reports
West Point Major 11s had 19 hits and rallied to capture the Pennsylvania Little League Section 2 title by defeating Moon, 13-4, on Monday at Rostraver. West Point, which won the 9-10 Section 2 title in 2014, advances to the state ...

Lee Supply knocks off BV Dairy Queen, 49-43

By Bill Hughes
Lee Supply needed a win Monday night to strengthen its playoff chances in the girls’ division of the J. Budd Grebb Memorial Basketball League, and ...

A true ‘boy of summer’

By Jeff Oliver
While Dylan Pietrantoni was busy in his freshman season as a baseball player at St. Vincent College, he was wondering what he would be doing ...

Liberty Borough second-grader displays world-class golf talent

By Zach Brendza
Mya Morgan didn’t have much to say about her trip to North Carolina this week, which is understandable for a 7-year-old. But unlike other kids ...

Brackenridge boxer Hemingway taking her shot at Rio games

By William Whalen
It’s not about getting knocked down, it’s what you do when you get back up that matters. Three years ago, Brackenridge resident Tika Hemingway ...

CDC roundup: Economy Electric victorious in Fayette County Baseball League playoffs

By Staff Reports
Jeremy Molinaro tripled and earned the win on the mound to propel Economy Electric to a 3-2 victory in Game 1 of a best-of-three series in the Fayette County Baseball League playoffs. Chris Firestone doubled in a losing cause for ...

Clancy’s Pub powers past Swissvale in Daily News League action

By Staff Reports
Zach Galasso collected five hits, including three doubles, to lead Clancy’s Pub to a 19-18 victory over the Swissvale Ducks on Sunday and wrap up its first-round series in the Daily News League playoffs. Austin Ferris went 4 for 6, ...

From MLB to New Zealand, Forest Hills native now making name as ambassador

By Bob Cohn
For his first 4th of July celebration as U.S. ambassador to New Zealand, Mark Gilbert picked sports as the theme. This was not a reach. ...

Passion repeat as IWFL champs with 41-37 win over Utah

By Bill Kiser
ROCK HILL, S.C. e_SEmD The Utah Falconz did all they could to end the Pittsburgh Passion’s hopes of winning another Independent Women’s Football League championship. Lisa Horton, Tara Catone, and the Passion’s defense made sure that didn’t happen. After a rough ...

USA wraps up FIBI with victory over International team

By George Guido
Julian Hunt took a bus from New York City to Pittsburgh earlier this week just to make sure he got a playing berth at the ...

West Point softball team opens Little League East Regional with victory

By Staff Reports
West Point opens regional with victory over N.J. Emily Lebin tossed a four-hit shutout, and West Point scored its runs in the fifth inning in a 6-0 victory over New Jersey on Saturday in the opening round of the Little ...