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Farmers advances in thriller

By Jeremy Sellew 1:46 a.m.
After building and losing a double-digit lead in the second half, No.2-seed Farmers Insurance earned a spot in the Grebb League championship game with Tuesday’s 64-62 win over No. 3 Campy’s Pizza. Noah Brown scored 15 of his team-high 20 …

Matthews sparks Union rout

By Jeremy Sellew 1:46 a.m.
Looking at the roster of Grebb League regular season champion Union Cleaners, it’s hard to pick out which players could actually take over a game. …

Softball players pause for a cause at Ding-A-Lings slow-pitch tournament

By Matt Grubba 1:36 a.m.
It’s tournament weekend once again in Rural Valley. The 46th annual Ding-A-Lings Sports Club Softball Tournament will be held Friday through Sunday with 24 teams playing games on the Yatesboro, Rural Valley and Numine fields in eastern Armstrong County. The …

Carmichaels rallies past Dunbar to stay undefeated

By Jason Black 1:43 a.m.
During its undefeated regular season, Carmichaels wasn’t always tested in its games in the Fayette County Baseball League. That wasn’t the case Tuesday as host …

Connellsville roundup: Mill Run leads series 2-0

By Staff Reports 1:39 a.m.
Grant Wortman connected for a two-run single, and Grant Witt added a run-scoring single as Mill Run scored three runs in the second inning on its way to a 5-3 victory over visiting New York Pizza in Game 2 of …

Greensburg roundup: Hempfield East Junior Legion advances at regionals

By Staff Reports
The Hempfield East Junior Legion baseball team earned a spot in the state tournament with a 15-9 victory over Erie East on Tuesday in the semifinals of the Pennsylvania West Regional tournament in Punxsutawney. Zach Kokoska had four hits, including …

Cutrell falters late, but maintains lead at Pa. Amateur

By Paul Schofield
Greensburg’s Arnie Cutrell called Monday’s round in the 101st Pennsylvania Golf Association’s Amateur Championship his best round at historic Oakmont Country Club. The second round almost topped that. Cutrell, who will turn 50 next month, built a five-shot lead on …

Penn-Trafford players to rejoin Allegheny Pirates

By Doug Gulasy
Penn-Trafford baseball players Shane Churma and Scott Koscho enjoyed their time playing for the Allegheny Pirates travel team last fall enough to come back for …

Murrysville Legion wins regional title after ‘emotionally draining’ week

By Doug Gulasy
The Murrysville Legion team went through an “emotionally draining” experience in the Region 7 Tournament, but the Eagles came out of it as champions. Murrysville …

Norwin PAL Junior Legion vies for trip to state tournament

By Doug Gulasy
The Norwin PAL Junior Legion team achieved one bit of history in its first three games at the Pennsylvania West Regional Tournament, but the squad …

District 31 champ Unity Legion reflects on successful season

By Kevin Lohman
The summer baseball season came to a close for coach Ed Guzik and the Unity Legion baseball team last week, when the two-time defending District …

Murrysville Legion pledges to rebound from opening-round loss at state tournament

By Bradley Schlegel
BOYERTOWN — After making the final out of the 11th inning, Ben Ramey expressed his frustration verbally. A coach intercepted the Murrysville third baseman near the team’s dugout and attempted to calm him. One inning later, North Parkland secured a …

Duncan Financial Group Summer Basketball League, DNL postponed

By Dave Mackall 1:51 a.m.
The Duncan Financial Group Summer League basketball playoffs were called off for a second night Tuesday, but rain wasn’t the reason this time. “Same times Wednesday,” league director Mike Gaffney said. “We should have good weather.” Unlike on Sunday, the …

West Mifflin Legion wins state tournament opener in Boyertown

By Bradley Schlegel 1:51 a.m.
BOYERTOWN — Derek Morrison says the West Mifflin American Legion baseball team came to the state tournament looking for another challenge. “We’ve conquered every test so far this season,” Morrison said. “We’ve exceeded our expectations, and we expect to continue …

Development plan helps Riverhounds Academy girls U15 team become national champs

By Alex Oltmanns
When the Pittsburgh Riverhounds Academy girls U15 team took the field this month in Greensboro, N.C., for the National Cup XIII Finals it was not …

Rain postpones Monday’s Fayette County Baseball League playoff games

By Jason Black
The Fayette County Baseball League playoffs opened Sunday but took an unexpected break Monday as both semifinal series were rained out. Third-seeded Mill Run leads its best-of-five series with second-seeded New York Pizza, 1-0, while fourth-seeded Dunbar trails top-seeded Carmichaels …