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Olympic greats gather in Pittsburgh to salute trailblazing black medalists

The Olympic stars came out Monday night at the Senator John Heinz History Center, a glittering cast whose sparkle outshone their trove of medals. There was ...

Hopewell, Pine-Richland grads make Olympic rosters

Christa Harmotto Dietzen and Meghan Klingenberg are returning to the Olympics. Dietzen, a 2005 Hopewell graduate, was named to the U.S. women's volleyball roster on Tuesday, ...

Oakland Catholic graduate Smith realizing her Olympic swim team dream

Leah Smith was prepared for whatever happened at the 2016 U.S. Olympic swimming trials in Omaha, Neb. The Mt. Lebanon native and Oakland Catholic graduate had ...

Mt. Lebanon swimmer Ramsey places 3rd in age group at U.S. trials

Brian Ramsey of Mt. Lebanon was nervous at first competing at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials in Omaha, Neb., last month. But he settled down and ...

Oakland Catholic grad Polk earns spot on Olympic rowing team

Oakland Catholic graduate Amanda Polk did a lot of soul searching about whether to continue her career after failing to make the U.S. Olympic rowing ...

Franklin Regional grad Pickens grateful for second shot at diving trials

Samantha Pickens knew it was going to be a longshot. The Franklin Regional and University of Arizona graduate was 12th heading into Sunday afternoon's 3-meter springboard ...

Franklin Regional grad Ruffing set for shot at U.S. Olympic Trials

The wait is over for Franklin Regional graduate Kaitlyn Ruffing. The rising senior at Lehigh University will take to the pool Saturday in Omaha, Neb., and ...