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Daily News Dynamic 33 football all-star team

By Dave Mackall
From a record-setting touchdown pass to an unpredictable winning streak, Daily News region schools again provided endless storylines during the 2015 high school football season. ...
East Allegheny boys basketball looks to improve under 1st-year coach
By Devon Moore
If there’s a silver lining to a last-place finish for a young team like the East Allegheny boys basketball squad, it’s that plenty of players ...
East Allegheny girls basketball team seeks elusive playoff berth
By Devon Moore
East Allegheny girls basketball coach Mike Osiecki is proud of how his team has handled the disappointment of missing the playoffs last season. “The girls learned how to fight and stay prideful for the game,” she said. After finishing 12-9 overall but 5-9 in Section 2-AA last year, the team was ...
Daily News Q&A: East Allegheny’s Taivion Boynes
By Dave Mackall
East Allegheny’s 18-14 victory Friday over South Allegheny was a much-needed boost for the Class AA Wildcats’ confidence with two games remaining. EA is headed ...
Trick play helps East Allegheny rally for win over South Allegheny
By John Krysinsky
East Allegheny overcame a pair of deficits and used some trickery on the winning score to defeat South Allegheny, 18-14, on Friday at South Allegheny Stadium in Glassport.   Trailing 14-12 and unable to move the ball for most of the second half, East Allegheny  (2-5, 2-4) executed a hook-and-ladder to ...
Youthful East Allegheny girls soccer moving in right direction
By John Krysinsky
The East Allegheny girls soccer team will come up short in qualifying for the playoffs this season, but coach Steve Shurgot is still feeling good ...
East Allegheny 4-sport sophomore Johnson juggles busy schedule
By Kevin Gorman
Ask Amani Johnson which sport she’s playing, and the East Allegheny sophomore has to turn to the calendar of her daily planner. Depends on the day. Johnson ...
Steel Valley QB shines in lopsided win over East Allegheny
By John Krysinsky
Steel Valley rode the legs of Trey Earl Edwards and a dominating defensive performance to a 60-0 win over East Allegheny in a Century Conference matchup Friday at Campbell Field in Munhall. Edwards, a senior making his second start at quarterback after switching from wide receiver, ran for 60 yards, threw ...
Gorman: East Allegheny’s Edwards performs juggling act
By Kevin Gorman
Marc Edwards was willing to play almost any position for East Allegheny’s football team last season. As a sophomore, he started at outside linebacker but also played guard and tight end, was the long snapper on punts and the holder on kicks. Edwards, however, never imagined that when he gave up ...
East Allegheny looking to make a statement
By Kevin Lohman
Located right in the middle of one of the region’s most heavily recruited talent pools and playing in the WPIAL Class AA’s highly competitive Century ...
East Allegheny’s Banks has makings of impact player at defensive end
By Kevin Lohman
It’s rare for a football coach to credit a freshman with turning around his team’s season, but according to East Allegheny head coach Dom Pecora, ...
Logan set to lead East Allegheny basketball
By Dave Mackall
After a two-year layoff, East Allegheny boys basketball coach Pete Logan said he’s raring to return to the bench. He’ll meet Monday with players, boosters and school administrators before setting up open-gym workouts. The Wildcats, who last won a WPIAL section title in 1967, when the school was known as Westinghouse Memorial, ...
Logan hired to lead East Allegheny basketball
By Patrick Cloonan
A veteran basketball coach will return to the sidelines at East Allegheny. The school board voted Tuesday to hire Pete Logan of Rostraver to succeed Vernon Benson, who had one winning season in four campaigns. Board members acknowledged Logan was not the first choice. Another name had been proposed at an earlier ...
Daily News spotlight athletes: East Allegheny’s Curtis Moore, Serra Catholic’s Hanna Pitchford
By Robert Stinner
Curtis Moore School: South Allegheny Class: Senior Sport: Track and field Claim to fame: Moore finished fourth in the 110-meter hurdles and earned a ...
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 ...
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