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Plum Aqua takes third at ESA D1 championships

By Michael Love 12:09 p.m.
The Plum Aqua Club swim team wrapped up its season July 25 at the Eastern Swim Association Division I championships at Forest Hills swim club, and the team finished third out of eight teams behind Division I powers Murrysville and Meadowink. Murrysville won the title with 255 team points, while Meadowink ...

Plum Colt falls in championship series

By Michael Love 12:09 p.m.
After a convincing quarterfinal victory and a close semifinal win that needed extra innings to finalize, the Plum Colt baseball team had its sights set ...

Quaker Valley Colt team falls in championship series

By Karen Kadilak 12:06 p.m.
A lack of manpower hampered the Quaker Valley Colt baseball team (9-11-1) in the Char Valley Baseball Association playoffs last week. After losing some players to other commitments, Quaker Valley dropped two of three games in the championship series to ...

Fox Chapel Junior Tennis Open returns for 18th year

By Marty Stewart 12:06 p.m.
The Fox Chapel Junior Tennis Open is back for the 18th year and play-in singles began Monday. Tournament chairman Tom Benic is also on board ...

Fox Chapel’s Pitcairn picked to field hockey national team

By Marty Stewart 12:06 p.m.
Abby Pitcairn might have been the best freshman field hockey player in the WPIAL last year. The center midfielder burst onto the scene with 28 ...

Fox Chapel, Shady Side Academy grads help Beadling reach nationals

By Marty Stewart 12:06 p.m.
Thanks to some talented local players, the Beadling U-19 and U-16 teams recently concluded successful seasons. The U-19 team became the first team to win ...

Norwin grad Perry finding success in AAABA summer league

By Nathan Smith 12:03 p.m.
For some, the summer is about rest and relaxation. Connor Perry spent the summer improving on the diamond. The Norwin grad spent the summer playing in ...

Norwin grad Petro ready to lead Gannon defense

By Nathan Smith 12:03 p.m.
Tim Petro said the feeling heading into his senior season is bittersweet. The Gannon linebacker has played football for the majority of his life and knowing ...

Armstrong Force boosts player development

By D.j. Vasil
The Armstrong Force travel softball program is entering its fourth year of competition, and some of its top players could end up impacting the newly-formed Armstrong High School team next spring. The goal of the Force is to prepare players for ...

Quinn Construction reaches DNL championship series behind Ryan, Senay

By Kevin Lohman
Corry Ryan and Tyler Frankel were dealing at the top of their games in the third matchup of a Daily News League best-of-five semifinal playoff series between Quinn Construction and Pasquale’s Pizzeria on Monday night. The aces traded blank frames, ...

AMD finishes off perfect regular season

By The Valley Independent
Like storms through the Mid-Mon Valley Monday, AMD Industries rolled through the regular season of the girls’ division of the J. Budd Grebb Memorial Summer ...

Grebb league season coming to an end

By Chris Buckley
After an all-star showcase for bragging rights with the Uniontown summer league, the J. Budd Grebb Summer Basketball League boys’ division steps back into league ...

Quinn Construction within 1 game of DNL championship series

By Dave Mackall
Quinn Construction moved within a game of qualifying for The Daily News League baseball championship series Sunday, and the defending champs did it in a big way. Matt Westwood had three hits, including a double and a triple and drove in ...

Wild finish eliminates Armstrong Junior Legion

By Staff Reports
It was a difficult way to lose, but Armstrong Junior Legion won’t soon forget the wild finish to its season. Armstrong gave up an early lead, came back, then fell behind again in extra innings during a wild, 23-22 loss to ...

Freeport’s Morrison strong-arms way to title

By D.j. Vasil
Eli Morrison tightened his wrist straps, slapped some chalk onto his hands, took a whiff of some smelling salts and approached the bench. With 230 ...

Bovard wins Game 1 of Indiana County League championship series

By Staff Report
Jon Murphy hurled a complete game, and Bovard won Game 1 of its best-of-seven Indiana County League championship series against West Lebanon, 5-1, on Sunday. Luke Fox went 3 for 3 for Bovard. Anthony Rebyanski hit a solo home run ...