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TJ grad DeCicco gets test-drive with Jaguars

By Dave Mackall
NFL chatter is commonplace at the DeCicco residence in Jefferson Hills. Dom DeCicco Sr. played briefly for the Steelers. One of his sons, Dom Jr., has been with the Bears, Buccaneers and Vikings. And, now, another son is giving the NFL a ...

Three Rivers Junior Rowing teams off to strong start

By Karen Kadilak
Three Rivers Junior Rowing coach Steve McCarthy has set an ambitious goal for his girls team this year. Impressed by their depth and experience, McCarthy believes ...

Pittsburgh Poison All-Stars capture 3 medals at Dance Worlds

By Karen Kadilak
Members of the Pittsburgh Poison All-Stars in Emsworth had a rare achievement at the 2015 Dance Worlds last month in Orlando, Fla. Teams representing the gym ...

Bucs-Cards series rekindles marathon games

By Ron Paglia
Those three extra-inning games between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the St. Louis Cardinals last weekend sent some longtime area baseball fans to the record books. It happens every year any time two teams lock up in overtime affairs, and when it ...

Standout 3-sport athlete to be inducted into Fox Chapel Hall of Fame

By Marty Stewart
This is the third in a series of profiles on the 2015 inductees into the Fox Chapel Sports Hall of Fame. The Induction Ceremony and ...

Injured athlete from Plum remains positive through long recovery

By Michael Love
Beth Amato was right next to the fence cheering on daughter Ashley in several sprint events at Friday’s Pine-Richland Invitational. She also was there to lend ...

Alle-Kiski golfers aim for U.S. Open spots

By Bill Beckner Jr.
Several Alle-Kiski golfers will play in a local U.S. Open qualifier May 13 at Willowbrook Country Club in Apollo. It is the first step in ...

Runner's heart attack, variety of ailments make busy day for marathon medics

By Bill Vidonic
A 25-year-old runner collapsed Sunday about 300 yards from the finish line of the Dick’s Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon, with medics performing CPR and ...

Santucci repeats as Pittsburgh Marathon winner; Njoroge wins men’s race

By Karen Price
Two out of three wasn’t bad for Pittsburgh Marathon women’s winner Clara Santucci on Sunday. “I had three goals,” said Santucci, a Dilliner native who ...

Gorman: They ran for Erica who lived for the marathon

By Kevin Gorman
Patty McArdle was positioned Sunday in the same spot as every Pittsburgh Marathon, passing out peeled oranges and bottles of water from the corner of ...

Running marathons labor of loves for N.Y. man

By Bob Cohn
Bryan Morseman runs marathons because he loves it, and because he has to. Moresman, 29, finished fifth in the Pittsburgh Marathon Sunday. For that he ...

Marathon notebook: Kenyans take top half-marathon spots

By Bob Cohn and Karen Price
Kimutai Cheruiyot won his first Pittsburgh Half-Marathon in 1 hour, 3 minutes, 16 seconds, beating fellow Kenyan Julius Kogo by three seconds. Kogo set the race record two years ago in 1:02:32. Cheruiyot, who lives in Chapel Hill, N.C., and finished ...

Valley’s Pipkins boasts memorable plays galore

By George Guido
Tom Pipkins had many scintillating plays during his basketball career at Valley and Duquesne. So many that it’s hard to pick out one signature play. For starters, ...

Despite Pittsburgh Marathon’s unparalleled growth, officials still seek ways to improve

By Karen Price
For Jeanne Debonis, the Pittsburgh Marathon is worth going the distance. Debonis, 49, of Brecksville, Ohio, twice has run the 26.2-mile race and ranked it as her second-favorite marathon to New York’s. She would be back this year, she said, were ...

Sewickley Academy alum Corcoran finishes gymnastics career

By Karen Kadilak
Sewickley Academy graduate Elena Corcoran capped her four-year career as a member of the George Washington University women’s gymnastics team in impressive fashion. A senior co-captain, Corcoran, 21, ...

Santucci sets sights on marathon record

By Karen Price
Margaret Groos was unaware until this year that her course record in the Pittsburgh Marathon, set in 1988, still stood. If Clara Santucci achieves her goal ...