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Jeannette’s long lineage of successful football coaches has program nearing 700 victories

By Paul Schofield
When Jeannette football fans show up at McKee Stadium, they expect a win by the home team. More times than not, they haven’t left disappointed. Since ...
Jeannette seeks more success in Class A
By Paul Schofield
When the Jeannette School Board decided to allow to its athletic teams to play in the enrollment classification they were certified in, some staunch supporters ...
Jeannette athletes set for upcoming season at district colleges
By Brian Knavish
It feels like college sports’ spring season just ended, with teams wrapping up play in May. But, in the world of sports, it’s never too early to start thinking about next season, especially on the baseball and softball diamonds. When spring sports season rolls around, there will be several storylines ...
Matijevic having all-star season in Cape Cod League
By Brian Knavish
Cape Cod is not a bad place to spend the summer. Jeannette native J.J. Matijevic is playing with the Falmouth Commodores in the Cape Cod Baseball ...
Jeannette Junior Legion pulls out of slump to earn postseason win
By Dave Moio
Marcus Clarkson kept waiting for Tre Cunningham to get healthy. Season-long arm soreness derailed what was supposed to be the emergence of a pitching star for ...
Jeannette’s Cortazzo trio play together on softball team
By Brian Knavish
The Cortazzo family has always been “a softball family.” But these days, that is true more than ever. Jeannette’s Dee Cortazzo — the former varsity softball ...
Alum named assistant Jeannette girls basketball coach
By Brian Knavish
It’s been more than five years since Kirstie Cortazzo has been a part of a sports team at Jeannette High School. Late this fall, that will change. Cortazzo, a former standout softball and basketball player with the Jayhawks, has been hired as a varsity assistant coach with the Jeannette girls basketball ...
Penn-Trafford’s Aunkst, Jeannette’s Batts named Greensburg Tribune-Review Athletes of the Year
By Paul Schofield
Penn-Trafford senior Casey Aunkst and Jeannette senior Julian Batts have been selected as the Greensburg Tribune-Review Athletes of the Year. Casey Aunkst Penn-Trafford ...
Rain continues to stretch Jeannette’s junior Legion baseball season
By Dave Moio
Another week of rain, another week of cancellations for Jeannette junior Legion. Marcus Clarkson’s team played one game last week out of four that were ...
Jeannette’s Mahoney hired as an assistant coach at Concord
By Brian Knavish
Throughout his high school football days at Greensburg Central Catholic and his collegiate gridiron days at Mount Union, Pat Mahoney clung to a dream of ...
Greensburg Central Catholic’s Liberatore named Greensburg Tribune-Review Baseball Player of the Year
By Paul Schofield 10:23 p.m.
PLAYER OF THE YEAR COLLIN LIBERATORE Greensburg Central Catholic, senior, pitcher/First baseman Collin Liberatore was a big reason why Greensburg Central Catholic won its ...
Rainy week gives Jeannette junior Legion pitchers needed rest
By Dave Moio
The summer storms have disrupted more than just power, cable service, internet connections and unsheltered graduation parties. Nearly an entire week’s worth of Westmoreland County junior ...
New Jeannette senior Legion manager shares views on baseball
By Brian Knavish
When Kevin Elliott — the new manager of the Jeannette senior American Legion baseball team — described his approach to the game, it was reminiscent of a famous scene in classic baseball movie “Bull Durham.” In the film, the Bull’s manager — in the midst of a locker room tirade — ...
Senior Legion baseball to return to Jeannette next year
By Brian Knavish
There’s no senior American Legion baseball being played in Jeannette this summer, but that’s only temporary. Next season, teenage ballplayers in the community will once again have the opportunity to participate in the tradition-laden pastime that is Legion baseball. Jules Ponterio, the sponsor of the Jeannette senior American Legion baseball team, ...
Coach hopes Jeannette Legion will learn from struggles
By Dave Moio
Baseball is not unlike other sports in that the most successful teams are solid in every phase of their game be it offense, defense or ...
After solid freshman season with Arizona baseball, attention shifts to 2016 for Jeannette native
By Brian Knavish
His freshman season is in the books.  He played, he learned, he contributed. Now the focus shifts to next season, when expectations will be higher for ...
Jeannette junior Legion team looks for markers of progress
By Dave Moio
Jeannette junior Legion suffered through a difficult 1-5 start to the season with the idea in mind that its pitchers would get healthy and the ...
Jeannette Junior Legion team works through pitching issues
By Dave Moio
The first six games of an 18-game schedule are more about seeing what a team has than worrying about wins and losses. Jeannette junior Legion ...
Jeannette native guides Seton Hill softball to historic season
By Brian Knavish
Bill Monstrola has been a coach for more than 30 years, but the most recent softball season stands out in significance. Monstrola, a Jeannette native who ...
Jeannette grad Hall makes impact during freshman season with Carlow softball
By Brian Knavish
It was a memorable softball season for Nicole Hall, but next season could be one filled with even more memories. Hall, a Jeannette High School graduate, just wrapped up her freshman season on the Carlow University softball team. She came to Carlow expecting to contribute some as a freshman, but she ended ...
Jeannette’s junior Legion team kicks off season
By Dave Moio
Coach Marcus Clarkson gets no rest between his duties as a Jeannette junior Legion baseball head coach and his duties as the head coach at ...
Jeannette native Matijevic adjusting to elite pitching in PAC 12
By Brian Knavish
J.J. Matijevic admits the first part of the baseball season was rough. The Jeannette native is a freshman first baseman on the University of Arizona baseball ...
Jayhawks’ playoffs run comes to a close
By Dave Moio
Jeannette baseball is on the rise, but like many teams that go from zero to playoffs, the Jayhawks hit a speed bump. That speed bump, the ...
Jeannette players among few to have won baseball playoff game
By Kristie Linden
Michael Pompei is thankful that he attends such a small school — it’s given him a chance to play playoff baseball even though he’s an ...
Serra Catholic tops Jeannette in WPIAL quarterfinals
By Karen Price
Jeannette’s first playoff run after a four-year drought ended Monday with a 4-3 loss to No. 5 Serra Catholic at Latrobe in the WPIAL Class ...

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