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More fear ‘tackle’ football too risky for kids

By Matthew Santoni 9:00 p.m.
A poll conducted by Robert Morris University shows rising support for a ban on “tackle” football for children younger than high school, even as researchers are only starting to study injuries like concussions among young players. The online poll of more than 1,000 people nationwide found that 49.4 percent supported a ...

Oakland Catholic’s Kondis sets personal bests in pool at junior nationals

By Ed Phillipps 9:00 p.m.
Upon arriving in Washington state for the U.S.A. Swimming Winter Junior Nationals, Peyton Kondis struck up a few conversations and quickly noticed a theme. She was told that the competition brings out the best in people and results in new ...

Aspinwall swimmer sets records

By Jerin Steele 10:50 p.m.
Rising swimmer Zoe Skirboll of Aspinwall won the High Point Award by winning seven of the 10 events she entered last weekend at the 53rd annual Pittsburgh Christmas Meet, a USA Swimming event. Skirboll, 10, broke three Allegheny Mountain Swimming …

Irwin youth hockey players headed to Canada tournament

By Nathan Smith 9:00 p.m.
The Steel City Ice Renegades U10 Squirt Major squad already has proven to be one of the best youth teams in the country. Now they get ...

Gateway grad Scott returns home as La Salle assistant coach

By Michael Love 9:00 p.m.
When the La Salle women’s basketball team visited Robert Morris’s Sewall Center for a game on Dec. 3, Explorers assistant coach Shayla Scott delivered a ...

Congressman Kelly wants to buy part of Butler Blue Sox

By Rick Wills
U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly wants to buy 40 percent of the Butler Blue Sox, a minor league team partly owned by the city, which owes ...

Woodland Hills grad Wilkins has no problems in latest pro MMA win

By Michael Love
Mike Wilkins didn’t waste any time in showing he was the better fighter in Saturday’s pro lightweight bout with Tennessee’s Chris Coggins at Gladiators of ...

Retired Brentwood girls basketball coach remains in the game

By Ed Phillipps
After all these years, former Brentwood girls’ basketball coach Dave Warner still is attending games and cheering on the team in blue. Nowadays, though, the team ...

Jeannette U-10 soccer team celebrates undefeated season

By Dave Moio
If success breeds success, then Jeannette Soccer Club’s under-10 team is a juggernaut in the making. After an undefeated run in their league season, Jeanette’s ...

Former Highlands star Sinclair signs with Explosion

By Bill Beckner Jr.
His playing career wasn’t exactly circling the drain, but Jeff Sinclair had his doubts about returning to the football field. The former Highlands and Robert Morris ...

Steel City Yellow Jackets of ABA not paid, play for love of game

By Chris Togneri
The team owners brought only bad news to the locker room. The money is just not there, said Antjuan Washington, co-owner of Pittsburgh’s lone professional ...

Long wait ends for former Freedom, Geneva basketball star

By Karen Kadilak
Members of the Noon Rotary Club in Cranberry have what they call a “happy cup” that they put money in at meetings to mark joyous ...

Center youth wrestler pictured for a cause

By Karen Kadilak
A Beaver County boy is the youngest of 15 wrestlers from across the nation featured in a calendar that is being sold to help a ...

Ice Miners to host Stanley Cup

By Staff Reports
The Stanley Cup is coming to Fayette County. The Keystone Ice Miners, in partnership with the Italian Oven, Zylka/House Attorney at Law, House Financial Services, Miller Light and the Scottdale Bank and Trust Company, announced the Stanley Cup will be at ...

Latrobe wrestler’s championship comes straight from the heart

By Greg Reinbold
By the time Mark Marshall touched down after the 15-hour flight to Belgrade, Serbia, in late August, he had already won his first Veterans World ...