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Connellsville Legion cruises past Farmington to improve to 3-0

By Jason Black 1:01 a.m.
The Connellsville Legion baseball team has gotten off to a stellar start this season, and big first innings are a huge reason for the club’s early success. After scoring three runs in the first inning in victories over Waynesburg and Carmichaels ...

Daily News League roundup: Klingensmith edges Swissvale Ducks

By Staff Reports 1:08 a.m.
Luke Padezan tossed a complete game with four strikeouts to lead Klingensmith Insurance to a 3-1 victory over the Swissvale Ducks in a Daily News League baseball game Wednesday night. Wayne Hydak doubled for Klingensmith (2-2), which scored twice in the ...

Pittsburgh Thunderbirds ultimate Frisbee team opens 1st season with 4-1 record

By Zach Brendza
Under the lights of Riverview Soccer Park in the North Side, Pittsburgh’s newest professional sports team ended their practice on a crisp Wednesday night with light yoga preparing for their next home game. The Pittsburgh Thund-erbirds will play the Detroit Mechanix ...

Mt. Lebanon Tennis Center earns USTA award for serving community

By Karen Kadilak
The Mt. Lebanon Tennis Center, just honored with a United States Tennis Association award, typically keeps its courts filled from morning to night. “We open ...

Brentwood Middle School tracksters shine at season-ending meet

By Ray Fisher
Brentwood Middle School’s boys’ and girls’ track and field team concluded its 2015 season recently with a strong showing at the Southwest Conference Invitational held ...

Shorthanded Hempfield East opens with 2 wins

By Andrew John
The beginning of American Legion season will prove to be a test for Hempfield East, which will not have its complete roster available. Hempfield East opened with wins against Greensburg and Yough after finishing 11-11 a season ago, a summer riddled ...

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 ...

Murrysville’s Carter earns national open singles championship

By Michael Love
Murrysville’s Thomas Carter, a 2013 graduate of the Kiski School, defeated Arturo Burruel of Grapevine, Texas, to capture the men’s open singles championship Saturday at the 48th U.S. Racquetball National Singles Championships in Highlands Ranch, Colo. Carter and Burruel were the ...

Cowher Westgarth to be inducted into Fox Chapel Hall of Fame

By Marty Stewart
This is the fifth in a series of profiles on the 2015 inductees into the Fox Chapel Sports Hall of Fame. The Induction Ceremony and ...

Shady Side Academy’s Groff brothers to play in Maccabai Games

By Marty Stewart
A few months ago, Shady Side Academy basketball player Etai Groff, a sophomore, learned he would be playing for the United States youth team at the European Maccabai Games. Last week, it was announced that his brother, Dylan, was appointed ...

Norwin PAL Junior Legion returning to the field

By Nathan Smith
The boys of summer are already back in action. The Norwin PAL Junior Legion team has started its season and are looking to build off of last season’s historic run that saw the team reach the regional and state tournament. “It was ...

Daily Courier roundup: Mill Run wins behind Farrell’s complete game

By Staff Reports 12:55 a.m.
Trevor Farrell tossed a  three-hitter that included nine strikeouts as Mill Run blanked host Mitch’s Bail Bonds, 3-0, in a Fayette County Baseball League game Wednesday. Ben Herrington had an RBI double, and Kenny Wiltrout  had an RBI single for ...

Daily News League roundup: Pasquale’s edges McKeesport

By Staff Report
St. Vincent pitcher Tyler Frankel threw a complete game to lead Pasquale’s Pizzeria to its third straight victory, a 4-3 win over McKeesport, in Daily News League action Tuesday night. Frankel allowed one earned run and scattered six hits with seven ...

Daily Courier roundup: Connellsville Legion baseball team tops Carmichaels

By Staff Reports
Corey Fogle tossed eight shutout innings and finished with 10 strikeouts as the Connellsville Legion team defeated host Carmichaels, 8-2, on Monday. Brock Bonadio had four singles, a double, two runs scored and two stolen bases for Connellsville (2-0). Johnny ...

Worthington-Kittanning Palomino baseball team struggles early

By Matt Grubba
Not much went right in the opening week for the Worthington-Kittanning Palomino baseball team. The Mustangs struggled with errors and baserunning miscues in their first full weekend of action, and the result was a 1-2 record in the North Hills ...

Vandergrift brothers forge motocross racing dream

By Jerin Steele
When Donovan Crocker wanted to learn more about his favorite professional motocross riders a couple of years ago, he researched the Internet. Amid his findings ...