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East Allegheny softball chasing winning season

By Andrew John
Wins have been hard to come by for the East Allegheny softball program. But that hasn’t stopped the team from forging ahead and attempting to produce its first winning season in a long time. The Wildcats started this season’s campaign with a 1-2 record with a 3-2 win over South Park ...
Steel Valley softball shuts out East Allegheny
By Staff Report
Maddie Cotter struck out 13 to lead Steel Valley to a Section 4-AA shutout win over East Allegheny, 3-0, on Friday. Chelsea Rohan and Krista Bayus drove in a run each for the Ironmen (2-2, 2-2), who struck twice in the first inning and again in the sixth. Both of ...
Daily News Fabulous 15: Senior girls basketball players had special seasons
By Daily News Staff
Seniors dominated the 2015 Daily News Fabulous 15 girls basketball team. A total of 10 seniors were chosen, including three from WPIAL playoff team Elizabeth ...
East Allegheny’s protracted losing streak continues
By Dave Mackall
East Allegheny’s baseball program is in a holding pattern. The Wildcats’ 16-0 home loss Tuesday to Riverview was their 13th consecutive setback dating to a 2-1 victory April 9, 2014, against Southmoreland. They have won just five times since the start of the 2013 season. Most of the outcomes have not ...
East Allegheny board opens boys basketball coaching jobs
By Patrick Cloonan
East Allegheny school board voted Monday to open the high school boys varsity head and assistant coaching positions. “Upon discussion with the athletic director (Timothy Cortazzo), it was in the best interest of the students to open up the positions,” high school principal and assistant to the superintendent Donald MacFann said ...
Daily News spotlight athletes: McKeesport’s Shawn Gault, East Allegheny’s Marissa Smith
By Robert Stinner
Shawn Gault School: McKeesport Class: Junior Sport: Bowling Claim to fame: Gault bowled a 300 game to lead the Tigers to a 5-2 WPIBL victory ...
East Allegheny girls getting used to winning with underclassmen
By Dave Mackall
Girls basketball means something special this season at East Allegheny, where the Wildcats’ 11-6 record has produced nearly twice as many victories as the past ...
No. 3 Greensburg CC routs youthful East Allegheny
By Dave Mackall
For No. 3 Greensburg Central Catholic, it was just another victory. The once-beaten Centurions never trailed Friday night at East Allegheny, routing the Wildcats, 84-44, ...
McKeesport Daily News Dynamic 33
By Daily News Staff
There were countless memorable moments from the 2014 high school football season, including Clairton’s return to the PIAA title game for the sixth time in ...
Daily News spotlight athletes: McKeesport’s Demetrius Diggs, East Allegheny’s Amani Johnson
By Robert Stinner
Demetrius Diggs Year: Senior School: McKeesport Sport: Basketball Claim to fame: Diggs led the Tigers with 18 points in a 45-39 overtime victory over Franklin Regional in a Section ...
Street leads East Allegheny to 48-45 victory over West Shamokin
By Matt Grubba
The biggest player on the court made the game’s biggest plays for East Allegheny. Sophomore forward Cache Street had 17 points and 16 rebounds, including the final seven points for East Allegheny, and the Wildcats stayed unbeaten with a Section 2-AA win at West Shamokin, 48-45, on Monday. Amani Johnson added 14 ...
Ford City rallies past East Allegheny, improves to 4-0
By Matt Grubba
Ford City needed a spark against East Allegheny, and it came on a big play by its tallest and shortest players. The Sabers came alive after ...
East Allegheny boys basketball team ready for fresh start in Class AA
By Alex Oltmanns
The East Allegheny boys basketball team is starting fresh. Coming off a 2012-13 season in which they advanced to the postseason, the Wildcats failed to win ...
East Allegheny girls basketball team embraces new outlook
By Alex Oltmanns
After enduring two consecutive seasons without a section win, East Allegheny girls basketball coach Mike Osiecki believes his team might be ready to turn things ...
East Allegheny caps season with win
By Staff Reports
Deon Smith threw for 186 yards and a touchdown and ran for 137 yards and another score to lead East Allegheny (4-5, 4-5) to an 18-0 victory at Carlynton (0-9, 0-9) in the WPIAL Class AA Century Conference on Friday night. Dwayne Bender scored on a 66-yard interception return, and ...
Defense saves day as East Allegheny edges South Allegheny
By Ray Judy
East Allegheny’s homecoming was pushed back by a teacher’s strike that closed the school for 16 days in September. The football team made it worth the wait. The Wildcats (3-4, 3-4) held off an intense second-half comeback by South Allegheny to grab a dramatic 20-13 Century Conference win at Churchman Stadium ...
Seton-La Salle shuts out East Allegheny
By David Whipkey
East Allegheny coach Dom Pecora knew his team would have a tough time containing Seton-La Salle. The No. 3 Rebels (6-0, 6-0) made quick work of the undermanned Wildcats, 36-0, in a Century Conference clash Friday at Baldwin. “We played hard, but there is a reason why they are so highly ranked ...
South Park grinds out win over East Allegheny
By Dave Mackall
South Park coach Tom Loughran met with his players in a cramped locker room just minutes after the Eagles came away with a 17-7 Century ...
Gorman: At East Allegheny, a positive coaching story
By Kevin Gorman
East Allegheny was coming off a 43-point loss to defending PIAA Class AA champion South Fayette when it learned that the district’s teachers would go ...
Senior Brown carries East Allegheny to victory over Keystone Oaks
By Nathan Smith
After his squad’s 26-21 win over Keystone Oaks, East Allegheny coach Dom Pecora had a message for college coaches — don’t sleep on Taizjon Brown. The senior accounted for three scores and more than 100 all-purpose yards to lead the Wildcats (1-2, 1-2) back from a 14-point deficit in the ...
Murray ignites Steel Valley offense in win
By Dave Mackall
It took DeWayne Murray some time to get going. And when he did, so did Steel Valley. Murray rushed for 181 yards and scored three touchdowns to lead the visiting Ironmen to a 41-14 victory over East Allegheny on Friday night, their second Class AA Century Conference win ...
Move to Century Conference offers new set of challenges for East Allegheny
By Dave Mackall
No matter how many times Dom Pecora scratched, shook or hung his head this offseason, there was no chance of going back. Like it or not, ...
Brown’s value equal on offense, defense for East Allegheny
By Dave Mackall
Two-way centerpiece Taizjon Brown said Thursday he hopes to lead East Allegheny to a prominent place in WPIAL Class AA this football season, but he doesn’t want to go it alone. “People aren’t talking about us, but we have a lot of talent,” said Brown, a running back and middle linebacker ...
Veteran coach Rocco institutes change at East Allegheny
By Dave Mackall
John Rocco has been a baseball man for a long time. In his 32 seasons as a high school coach, he’s led teams to countless playoff berths, mentored future high-profile athletes and come close to winning a PIAA title. Rocco even was fired in 2006 after just one season as an ...
Riverview wins season opener
By Staff Reports
Joe Gent and Shane Slebrich each knocked in a pair of runs, and Jake Paradise had two hits, including a double, to lead Riverview to a 6-4 nonsection victory over East Allegheny on Friday in the season opener for the baseball teams at Riverside Park. Riverview (1-0) had six hits, and ...

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