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Penn Township gymnast places at regional championships

By Staff Report
Boaz Chishko, a Level 5 gymnast from Ultimate Gymnastics in Delmont, recently competed in the Region 7 men’s gymnastics championships in Harleysville. More than 111 gymnastic schools were represented with more than 1,000 gymnasts from Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, ...

Steel City Warriors hockey ceases operations

By Dave Mackall
No wins. No fans. No team. After just one season in the Federal Hockey League, the Steel City Warriors have closed up shop. They actually managed three victories and attracted a handful of fans to home games at Rostraver Ice Garden, but ...

Roussos prepares to fight for Pennsylvania Golden Gloves title

By Nathan Smith
When asked why he loves boxing, Jordon Roussos compared it to a beautiful dance with how the fighters move and control their bodies. But he ...

Oakmont Country Club caddie earns Evans scholarship

By Karen Kadilak
Thanks to an impressive record as a golf caddie at the Oakmont Country Club, Central Catholic senior Cullen Boltey has earned a prestigious national scholarship ...

Gibsonia youth among participants in inaugural girls baseball tournament

By Doug Gulasy
Anastasia Peterson wanted to become a part of history, and she didn’t want to wait. So when the Gibsonia 11-year-old received an offer to play in ...

Former TJ wrestling coach pins down WPIAL Hall of Fame berth

By Ed Phillipps
When his old friends Jim Collins and Tom Evans pulled him aside and handed him an envelope at the WPIAL Class AA wrestling tournament, Howard Crawford had a bad feeling about it. Since 1985, Crawford had served on the WPIAL wrestling ...

Baldwin’s Karabinos advances to Eastern Region gymnastics meet

By Jennifer Goga
Last year, Josie Karabinos of Whitehall suffered a severe concussion when her hand slipped off the uneven bars during warmups at the USA Gymnastics regional ...

Former Fox Chapel track stars, brothers endure redshirt seasons at Michigan

By Marty Stewart
After having highly successful track careers at Fox Chapel, 2014 graduates Colin and Ethan Martin have had to be content playing the waiting game during ...

Jeannette grad Cox finding place in Michigan State secondary

By Brian Knavish
When the college football season kicks off in the fall, Demetrious Cox will almost assuredly be in the starting lineup for Michigan State. The question ...

Beaver County HOF set to induct 40th class

By Staff Report
The Beaver County Sports Hall of Fame will hold its 40th annual banquet and induction ceremony Sunday, at The FEZ in Hopewell Township, honoring the athletic heritage of Beaver County. This year’s class will have 10 inductees, headlined by Archie ...

Foray into running a wise move for Apollo-Ridge’s Shafer

By William Whalen
Chris Shafer was like any other boy growing up in Apollo. He played the big three sports: football, basketball and baseball. But when it came time ...

Aspinwall’s Skirboll sets national record in 100 freestyle

By Marty Stewart
Aspinwall resident Zoe Skirboll continued her assault on swimming records. Last week, Skirboll, 10, was at the NASA Showcase meet for 14-and-under swimmers in ...

Turner to be inducted into Fox Chapel Hall of Fame

By Marty Stewart
This is the first in a series of profiles on the 2015 inductees into the Fox Chapel Sports Hall of Fame. The Induction Ceremony and ...

New semi-pro football team wants to be positive force in Connellsville

By Jason Black
Football fans won’t have to wait until fall to see football in the area. A new semi-pro team, the Connellsville Wolverines, recently formed and will compete in the five-team Steel City Football League beginning in May. “The main thing about making a ...

Hall inductee Walzak invested in community

By Matt Grubba
From bicycle races to fishing tournaments to golf outings, Allan Walzak was the man behind the scenes for many big events in Armstrong County and ...

For Lower Burrell father-daughter duo, Boston Marathon a family affair

By Karen Price
Every Saturday morning for almost a year, Kylee Clements and R.G. Witchey Jr. have met along the Butler-Freeport Community Trail to complete their long runs ...