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Grebb league season coming to an end

By Chris Buckley
After an all-star showcase for bragging rights with the Uniontown summer league, the J. Budd Grebb Summer Basketball League boys’ division steps back into league play with the first round of the playoffs Tuesday night. On Saturday, the J. Budd Grebb ...

Quinn Construction within 1 game of DNL championship series

By Dave Mackall
Quinn Construction moved within a game of qualifying for The Daily News League baseball championship series Sunday, and the defending champs did it in a big way. Matt Westwood had three hits, including a double and a triple and drove in ...

Wild finish eliminates Armstrong Junior Legion

By Staff Reports
It was a difficult way to lose, but Armstrong Junior Legion won’t soon forget the wild finish to its season. Armstrong gave up an early lead, came back, then fell behind again in extra innings during a wild, 23-22 loss to ...

Freeport’s Morrison strong-arms way to title

By D.j. Vasil
Eli Morrison tightened his wrist straps, slapped some chalk onto his hands, took a whiff of some smelling salts and approached the bench. With 230 ...

Bovard wins Game 1 of Indiana County League championship series

By Staff Report
Jon Murphy hurled a complete game, and Bovard won Game 1 of its best-of-seven Indiana County League championship series against West Lebanon, 5-1, on Sunday. Luke Fox went 3 for 3 for Bovard. Anthony Rebyanski hit a solo home run ...

St. Barnabas 5K provides various reasons to run

By Wynston Wilcox
The 24th annual St. Barnabas 5K took place at 9 a.m. Saturday, and for the most part, most of the participants competed as individuals. An exception? ...

Dude’s The Man captures Adios at The Meadows

By Paul Schofield
Dude’s The Man trainer Jessica Okusko never raced a horse at The Meadows prior to Saturday’s 49th Annual Delvin Miller Adios Pace for the Orchids. Chances are she will return. Dude’s The Man, the favorite, started slowly but came on late to ...

Porter’s passion for discus places him among nation’s best throwers

By William Whalen
Brody Porter’s journey to the 2015 National Junior Olympic track and field championships began four years ago when he was given a piece of paper ...

Armstrong Junior Legion loses state opener to Spring City

By Staff Reports
This was not the way Armstrong Junior Legion wanted to open the Pennsylvania Youth American Legion state tournament. Defending state champion Spring City jumped on Armstrong early and cruised to a 20-1 victory in five innings Saturday in a first-round game ...

Youth roundup: West Point collects 2 victories at state tournament

By Staff Reports
West Point won its third consecutive game, including two Saturday, in the Pennsylvania Little League Junior Division state tournament near Meadville. West Point defeated Abington, 7-1, and Loyalsock, 5-4.  It will play at noon Sunday against Pennridge in the double-elimination tournament. Winning ...

Sparked by members of Knoch’s PIAA title team, Saxonburg Legion squad continues success

By Bill Beckner Jr.
Validation never was an issue, but the Saxonburg Legion baseball team admitted to feeling a tinge of pressure to win a championship after eight of ...

Armstrong Youth Legion prepared to begin state tournament

By Jerin Steele
After a five-year hiatus, the Armstrong Junior Legion baseball team picked up where it left off. The newly revived program is back in the Pennsylvania Youth American Legion State Championship Tournament, just like it was in 2009. “I guess that means ...

Monessen native’s son follows path to prestigious prep school

By Jeff Oliver
When Mike Bright was a senior at Monessen High School in 1988, he helped lead the Greyhounds to their first-ever PIAA basketball championship. Even though at ...

Franklin Regional grad Novak carries Excelloy to summer league title

By Dave Mackall
One man simultaneously handles the scorebook and clock. Players wear mismatched shirts and shorts. Even the referees don’t dress alike. The asphalt court is cracked. The rims rattle. Fouls are a luxury. Welcome to summer league-style basketball. With a court full ...

Pair of former champs win Liberty Mile in record time

By Karen Price
Neither Jordan McNamara nor Heather Kampf are from Pittsburgh, but after four years of running in the Liberty Mile road race downtown, they have come ...

Mitch’s Bail Bonds claims FCBL crown

By Jason Black
Throughout the course of the regular season, Mitch’s Bail Bonds relied on the strong arms of Brian Fisher and Tyler Delval to rack up victories ...