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Kittanning’s Durkac reaches destination

By Matt Grubba 1:36 a.m.
When he was younger, Bo Durkac set a goal of becoming a Division I head coach by age 40. He missed his goal by one year. Durkac, a 1991 Armstrong Central graduate, was named the coach of the Illinois State baseball team earlier this summer after five years on the …

Valley gymnastics legend Warbutton left his mark

By Ron Paglia 12:01 a.m.
As a gymnastics competitor and coach, Danny Warbutton gained acclaim at all levels of the sport. Those achievements will be the focus of a memorial …

Corsi captures Westmoreland County Senior Amateur

By Paul Schofield
Joe Corsi won his third Westmoreland County Golf Association Senior Amateur title Thursday, but it took two extra holes. Corsi, 59, and Jerry Macey, 54, …

Tony Hawk making stop at Carnegie skatepark

By Tribune-Review
Skateboarding champion Tony Hawk and his Birdhouse Skateboards team are coming to the new Pitcher Park Memorial Skatepark in Carnegie on Aug. 25 for a …

West Point Juniors finish off memorable run with World Series title

By Paul Schofield
If the ESPN announcers would have asked West Point Junior All-Star Maddie Uschock what she was doing now that she helped her team win the …

Aspinwall fifth-grader making big splash

By Alex Novickoff
Aspinwall’s Zoe Skirboll just celebrated her 10th birthday, a week after representing the Allegheny Mountain Region at the USA Swimming Eastern Zone Championships in Richmond, …

Allegheny Valley players gain skills during summer season

By Marty Stewart
Kevin Giza, manager of the Allegheny Valley Bucs baseball team, feels his team had a successful season despite sporting a record that hovered near .500 …

P-T’s Dudiak wins awards at camp

By Tribune-Review
Penn-Trafford senior basketball player Gregor Dudiak took home a pair of awards at last month’s Keystone State Basketball Camp at Slippery Rock University. Dudiak, a …

Great day for Jones, Monessen

By Jeff Oliver
Lately, most of the news out of Monessen has been bad. But not this time. Sunday’s benefit softball tournament for cancer patient Paul “P.J.” Jones was an example of what a community can do when it comes together for a …

Butler graduates contribute to top season in BlueSox history

By Joe Sager
The Butler BlueSox enjoyed the franchise’s best season this summer. A Prospect League-high 40 wins, a league-record 11-game winning streak and the franchise’s first playoff …

West Point captures softball World Series title

By Josh Suman
KIRKLAND, Wash. — For an entire summer and throughout the week at the Junior Softball World Series, West Point coach Shelly Ryan  referred to her …

West Point Junior Softball to play for World Series title

By Josh Suman
KIRKLAND, Wash. — Maybe it was the travel, flying across the country after an already demanding state and regional slate of games. Or the unfamiliar surroundings in the Pacific Northwest, maybe perhaps even some uncertainty knowing the best teams in …

Western Pa. competitors find success at national triathlon event in Milwaukee

By Karen Price
Western Pennsylvania athletes had a strong showing at the USA Triathlon Age Group Nationals in Milwaukee last weekend, and none was better than Allison Park’s …

Allison Park golfer Smith ousted in U.S. Amateur quarterfinals

By The Associated Press
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — Allison Park golfer Nathan Smith, lost 4 and 3 to Pepperdine junior Frederick Wedel in the U.S. Amateur quarterfinals Friday at …

Hughes: “Old School” Burt LeGrande has new school approach

By Bill Hughes
This week, we look at one of the most important figures in the Pittsburgh wrestling scene as he plays a major role with two different Independent promotions. “Old School” Burt LeGrande has worked for the Championship Wrestling Federation since 2002, …