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Rain plays havoc with American Legion teams

By Dave Mackall 1:30 a.m.
The idea of weather conditions wrecking a baseball schedule is nothing new, but to the American Legion teams in the Allegheny County South and East leagues, this year’s barrage of rain has been ridiculous. “We’re way behind,” said Paul Zaremski, who is in his first year as director of the ...

More rain washes away Grebb games

By Jeremy Sellew 12:41 a.m.
The good news: Basketball played at Mechanic Street Playground in California Tuesday night. The bad news: It was for only 18 minutes. The opening game of the night’s J. Budd Grebb Memorial Summer Basketball League tripleheader was nearly four minutes into ...

Delval sharp as Mitch’s wins, 7-1

By The Valley Independent 12:41 a.m.
Mitch’s Bail Bonds maintained its stranglehold on first place in the Fayette County Baseball League with a 7-1, rain-shortened win over visiting N.Y. Pizza at Vets Field in Charleroi Tuesday. The Mermen won their sixth straight game. On Sunday, Dunbar’s team ...

Connellsville ready for Fayette Legion playoffs

By Jason Black 1:27 a.m.
The Connellsville Legion baseball team had hopes of capturing the regular-season title in the Fayette Legion and securing the league’s top seed heading into the ...

District 31 Legion roundup: Latrobe rallies in 7th to defeat rival Unity

By Staff Report
Latrobe scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to defeat rival Unity, 3-2, in Game 1 of the opening round of the ...

Hempfield East earns series edge over Kiski Valley

By Doug Gulasy 1:10 a.m.
Kiski Valley had control of its District 31 playoff opener Tuesday night, but one bad inning was enough to lose it. Behind a seven-run bottom of the fifth inning, Hempfield East rallied for an 8-5 victory over Kiski Valley in the ...

Daily Courier roundup: Bullskin 10-11 Little League All-Stars win opener

By Staff Reports 1:24 a.m.
Gage Gillott tripled and Eric Petraglia doubled twice as the Bullskin 10- and 11-year-old Little League All-Stars beat visiting Mt. Pleasant, 10-7, on Tuesday in a District 9 game. George Shultz doubled and singled, and Zak David added two singles. ...

Guido: Twenty years later, Leechburg state title still fresh

By George Guido 1:10 a.m.
Leechburg sat atop the Class AA state softball ranks 20 years ago. On June 15, 1995, the Blue Devils defeated Annville-Cleona, 3-0, to win their ...

Pittsburgh Passion's Ferragonio pumped for shot at title

By Michael Love
Plum graduate Lauren Ferragonio reveled in the Pittsburgh Passion’s Independent Women’s Football League championship in 2014. As a first-year starter along the offensive line, she helped ...

Plum pulls out win with run in bottom of 9th

By Michael Love
Shaler and Plum baseball teams have developed quite a rivalry, from the high school season in the spring to the American Legion season during the summer. Monday’s nine-inning American Legion affair, the first of three scheduled games between the teams this ...

Penn Township Junior Legion scores key late-season wins

By Nathan Smith
The Penn Township Junior Legion baseball team might be peaking at the right time. The team scored a 6-2 win over Greensburg last week to build ...

Magdic-Petteway’s strong swimming career honored by Allegheny College

By Nathan Smith
Allegheny College didn’t have just one reason to select Ann Magdic-Petteway for its Athletic Hall of Fame – it had 17. During her swimming career with ...

Plum senior Kirilloff selected to all-star game

By Michael Love
A who’s who of the top players in Major League Baseball have taken part in the Perfect Game All-American Classic, and Plum rising senior Alex ...

Derry Legion team drops 2 of 3 games Sunday to miss out on District 31 playoffs

By Kevin Ritchart
To say last Sunday was a busy day for the Derry Legion team is an understatement. Weather postponements throughout the season forced Derry into playing ...

Hartman returns to coach American Legion ball in Mon Valley

By Rick Bruni Jr.
As Tom Hartman stares into the distance and grins, memories from managing the Charleroi American Legion baseball team whisk him back to the not-so-recent past. It ...

Twin Lakes to host grand opening for expansion area that includes dek hockey rink

By Matt Faye
When Westmoreland officials asked residents more than a decade ago what recreational venues they’d like to see at county parks, they voted for dek hockey, ...