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North Allegheny Rowing Association team to host Learn to Row Day event

Youths who are interested in joining the North Allegheny Rowing Association team are invited to try indoor rowing machines and go out on the water ...

Franklin Regional's Lee qualifies for chance at 3rd straight freestyle wrestling world title

Spencer Lee will be an international traveler again this summer. The junior at Franklin Regional and one of the top freestyle wrestlers, pound for pound, in ...

Pittsburgh East Storm hope to make it two wins in a row at home

The Pittsburgh East Storm semi-pro football team, with several players and coaches from the communities that serve the Plum and Franklin Regional school districts, return ...

Plum's Williams receives running honor from USATF Three Rivers

Gabby Williams, a fourth grader at Pivik Elementary in Plum, recently was named the USA Track and Field Three Rivers Association's 2015 Female Athlete of ...

Gateway hockey's Davis signs with USPHL squad

After the 2013 academic year, Gateway's Tyler Perhac made a decision to finish his high school education in Florida and also join the Palm Beach ...

Hampton grad Pletz makes instant impact for Rochester softball team

Rachael Pletz joined the University of Rochester softball team this season as a freshman looking to carve a role as a pinch hitter. Her bat ...

8 members get inducted as 47th class of A-K Valley Sports Hall of Fame

Former Riverview standout Ben Erdeljac paused for a moment, took a deep breath and wiped away a tear when he began recalling the biggest moment ...

Former PSNK wrestling coach Healy set for MMA fight at Meadows

When former Penn State New Kensington wrestling coach Francis Healy enters the octagon, one thing is for certain: He savors every minute of it. With ...

Alle-Kiski Valley hall of fame inductee Suvoy brought 'love of the game'

It's one thing to have the distinction of scoring the winning — and only — touchdown in a WPIAL championship game. But for John Suvoy, it ...

Jefferson Hills youth wrestler places in national tournament

Hard work, sweat and extra time on the mat. That's what makes Bode Marlow special, according to his head coach. And the results of that hard ...

Brentwood native Vesci hoping to play hockey at professional level

When Ashley Vesci was growing up in Brentwood, girls' hockey was not really "a thing." Now, a decade-and-a-half later, Vesci is graduating college — having played ...

Fox Chapel grad Tublin helps Ohio State to NCAA volleyball title

Josh Tublin, a 2014 Fox Chapel graduate and volleyball standout, went to Ohio State after graduation partly because of the success of the men's volleyball ...

Gorman: Macellaro brings Zen to ring

Vinnie Macellaro never stopped training, even after he gave up boxing. After a loss in the 2013 Golden Gloves state final, Macellaro walked ...

New Kensington-based semipro team snaps into action

This might be "semipro" football, but there's nothing "semi" about the relentless passion these players have for the game. The New Kensington-based Pittsburgh East Storm ...

Plum native Fratangelo poised for French Open

Bjorn Fratangelo knows Roland Garros well. The home of the French Open was a scene of triumph for the Plum native in 2011. He captured the French ...

Kumite Classic returns to convention center

The 17th annual Kumite Classic and Pittsburgh Fitness Expo, which mixes martial arts competition with a wide variety of other strength and fitness events and ...