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Brentwood track coach returning to Mt. Lebanon sideline

By Brian Knavish
In these parts, Mike Cramer is most known for being the head track and field coach at Brentwood High School. But just a couple boroughs away, ...
Pittsburgh Passion players primed for a repeat performance
By Ray Fisher
The Pittsburgh Passion will face the Utah Falconz at 7 p.m. Saturday in the Independent Women’s Football League championship game in Rock Hill, S.C. The ...
Wroblewski returns a favor at 2015 Brentwood Firecracker 5K event; Shea wins again
By Ed Phillipps
Amy Wroblewski ran in her first Brentwood Firecracker 5K when she was 8 years old alongside her father, Mark. When she finished the 2015 version of ...
Brentwood Firecracker 5K top age-division finishers listed
By Ray Fisher
The 32nd annual Brentwood Firecracker 5K Run, held Saturday on Brownsville Road, was divided into 28 age divisions — 14 male and 14 female, ranging in age from 11-and-under to 70-and-over. The race is held annually on July 4 as a kickoff to the borough’s festive holiday parade. Here are the ...
Olympic hopeful Santucci has fun while training
By Brian Knavish
Just how competitive of a race is the Brentwood Firecracker 5K Run? The winner of the female division at Saturday’s event was an athlete who has ...
Why the Brentwood Firecracker is anything but typical
By Brian Knavish
First, allow me to establish this: I am not fast. Not at all. In fact, when people ask about my running, I usually correct them, explaining ...
Elite field joins Brentwood Firecracker 5K for centennial celebration
By Ray Fisher
A pair of out-of-towners were the overall winners of the 2015 Brentwood Firecracker 5K Run. Scott Denham of Youngstown, Ohio, took first place overall in 15:39, ...
Bittner, Schuerle own oldest track records at Brentwood
By Ray Fisher
The longest-standing record in the Brentwood track and field program is held by Gary Bittner, set in 1968. Bittner established the Spartans’ pole vault record 47 ...
Burdelsky proudly wears Brentwood ‘badge of honor’
By Ed Phillipps
When Brentwood graduate Lauren Burdelsky was named the keynote speaker for the WPIAL scholar-athlete luncheon in May, she knew exactly what she wanted to say ...
Brentwood Firecracker race packets available at three locations
By Ray Fisher
The anticipation leading up to the 32nd annual Brentwood Firecracker 5K Run almost is complete. The excitement of race day is near. The 2015 Brentwood ...
Brentwood’s Warner, TJ’s Crawford recognized for their accomplishments, dedication
By Ray Fisher
Two men with local ties — Dave Warner (Brentwood) and Howard Crawford (Thomas Jefferson) — recently were inducted into the WPIAL Hall of Fame. Warner, the first-ever WPIAL Hall of Fame inductee at Brentwood, was honored for his coaching career in girls’ basketball and cross country. “Dave was a ...
Brentwood’s Warner welcomes induction into WPIAL Hall of Fame
By Ray Fisher
It was most appropriate that Dave Warner was the first person from Brentwood High School to be inducted into the WPIAL Hall of Fame. Warner, ...
Early registration deadline looms for Brentwood Firecracker race
By Ray Fisher
The 2015 Brentwood Firecracker 5K Run will take place at 9 a.m. July 4 on the holiday parade route on Brownsville Road. The Brentwood Firecracker is in its 32nd year of existence. It annually takes place on the Fourth of July. It is being held this year as part of borough’s centennial ...
Mulholland maintains a balanced approach at Brentwood
By Ed Phillipps
It’s a good thing Brendan Mulholland was announced as the winner of the Brentwood boys’ senior scholar-athlete award this year. If not, there’s a good chance ...
Bouncing back from leukemia, Frey ‘overjoyed’ to win Brentwood scholar-athlete award
By Ed Phillipps
Brentwood’s Sara Frey was named a senior scholar-athlete award winner for this past school year. If they they were handing out an award for comeback of ...
McWilliams, Andrews win top senior honors at Brentwood
By Ray Fisher
Connor McWilliams and Natalie Andrews have been voted the top senior athletes at Brentwood High School for 2014-15. The 59th annual Brentwood all-sports banquet, sponsored by ...
Brentwood Middle School tracksters shine at season-ending meet
By Ray Fisher
Brentwood Middle School’s boys’ and girls’ track and field team concluded its 2015 season recently with a strong showing at the Southwest Conference Invitational held ...
Brentwood Little League reunion termed a ‘terrific’ event
By Jennifer Goga
Brentwood Borough held the first organized Little League baseball game ever played in Allegheny County. That contest was held in 1950 at Brentwood Stadium. As part ...
South Hills tracksters advance to state finals at Shippensburg
By Ray Fisher
The Baldwin track and field program ended up with four PIAA qualifiers at the WPIAL Class AAA championships held last week at Baldwin Stadium. The PIAA ...
Four South Hills athletes selected for baseball all-star showcase
By Ray Fisher
Four area senior athletes have been selected to play in this year’s WPIAL Baseball Coaches Association all-star doubleheader showcase. The doubleheader will be held June 7 ...
Brentwood athletes move on to WPIAL track finals
By Ray Fisher
Brentwood athletes move on to WPIAL Class AA track finals ...
Brentwood Spartans draw No. 9 seed for WPIAL Class A baseball playoffs
By Ray Fisher
Brentwood entered the WPIAL Class A baseball playoffs as the No. 9 seed. It was the first time in 10 years that the Spartans had advanced to the WPIAL postseason. “The players are very excited and focused,” said Greg Perdziola, Brentwood’s head coach, last week. “We have had a very good year, ...
Brentwood’s Carr earns MVP accolade at South Fayette Invite
By Ray Fisher
Pat Carr’s speed was on full display at the recent South Fayette Invitational. Carr, a Brentwood junior, was named MVP of the boys’ meet as he ...
Brentwood’s Madeja wins Black Hills Conference javelin championship
By Ray Fisher
The Brentwood track and field teams zeroed in on a pair of fifth-place finishes last week at the Black Hills Conference Invitational at Chartiers-Houston. ...
Area coaches adapt to adverse weather conditions
By Ray Fisher
The weather. It seems to be a sore subject every spring. And this year is no different as baseball and softball teams scramble to revise schedules ...

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