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Shaler grad Potock gains confidence in closer role

Opponents may never hear the quick joke or soothing words Gaithersburg (Md.) Giants pitcher Jacob Potock has for his infielders. Instead, batters in the Cal Ripken ...

Blawnox softball team captures Tier 1 title

The Blawnox 10U softball team ended its season on a high note by claiming the Greater Pittsburgh Girls Softball League Tier 1 Slow Pitch Championship. The ...

Oakland Catholic grad Polk earns spot on Olympic rowing team

Oakland Catholic graduate Amanda Polk did a lot of soul searching about whether to continue her career after failing to make the U.S. Olympic rowing ...

Seneca Valley's Gritz looks forward to playing in OHL

Reaching the NHL is at the top of Alex Gritz's wish list. He hopes to climb another step in that ladder this fall when he ...

Team Xquisite gymnasts wrap up successful competitive season

The competitive season turned out to be quite a successful one for X-Cel Gymnastics' Team Xquisite. The squad produced numerous state and regional qualifiers and ...

Friends and family to gather to remember life of Curtis Bray

The first Curtis Bray Memorial Scholarships were presented May 23 at the annual Gateway awards event, and seniors Clayton Nola and Harold Denson were recognized ...

Gateway grad content with decision to not attend Olympic swim trials

Luke Nosbisch found out he had qualified for this week's U.S. Olympic Swim Trials in Omaha, Neb., fairly early in the process. The Gateway graduate swam ...

Gateway athletes advance to USATF Region 2 championships

An experienced group of student-athletes from the Gateway School District and one other former Gateway student will test their skills at the USATF Region 2 ...

Plum American Legion baseball team progressing after busy first week of season

After waiting a couple of weeks to start its season because of the extended spring campaign for the Plum varsity baseball team and the U.S. ...

Plum athletes punch tickets to Region 2 meet

Dozens of local track and field athletes recently punched their tickets to the USA Track and Field Region 2 youth championships with strong performances at ...

Murrysville Colt squad hoping to repeat

With 11 players back from last summer's Allegheny Valley League championship team, Murrysville Colt head coach Tom Earhart said this year's squad has a chance ...

Norwin PAL Junior Legion continues undefeated trek

For the players of the Norwin PAL Junior Legion baseball team, their focus is not on what they have accomplished. It is always about what is ...

Race officials gearing up for 10th annual Stampede in the Park

The 10th annual Stampede in the Park and Rachel Twigg Memorial Race is just over three weeks away, and race organizers are putting together final ...

Brentwood grad Martin focuses on front-office analytics

Brentwood resident Jessica Martin was one of two students selected by Point Park University and the Pittsburgh Pirates to attend the Major League Baseball diversity ...

Brentwood teams end season at Southwest invite

The Brentwood Middle School track and field teams wrapped up a successful spring season at the Southwest Conference Invitational. The Brentwood tracksters reeled in ...

Conboy, Schroeder set pace at Whitehall Borough 5K event

Casey Conboy, 17, has taken first place at the Whitehall Borough 5K Race for five consecutive years. Conboy, who will be a senior at Baldwin in ...