Other Local

Runners chase different goals at Cupid's Chase 5K in Pittsburgh

As runners chased golden dreams Saturday at the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials in Los Angeles, Anna Beck-Lee set her sights on a different feat along ...

Local runners fall short at U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials

Clara Santucci's Olympic hopes unraveled Saturday on the streets of Los Angeles. A painful hamstring caused Santucci of Greene County to drop out of the U.S. ...

Pittsburgh Marathon champ Santucci among those with local ties competing in Olympic Trials

Clara Santucci has owned the streets of Pittsburgh for the past two years, and on Saturday she hopes to do the same in Los Angeles. ...

Famed distance swimmer Nyad recalls success, failure at sold-out Heinz Hall

Diana Nyad likely is the most famous long-distance swimmer in the world. Without question she is the most persistent, a 30-year absence from her sport ...

Pitt graduate figures into U.S. skating scene

Ryan Devereaux of Swisshelm Park and his ice dancing partner are generating a buzz in the figure skating community after a strong showing at the ...

Century III Mall-based Fight Company caters to all workout types

Six months ago, Anna Marie Federico had zero connection to boxing. The Baldwin resident never had been involved with the sport — in any capacity ...

Special Olympics Winter Games draw hundreds of athletes to Seven Springs

With a torch relay down the slopes of the Seven Springs Mountain Resort and the lighting of the cauldron in the Seven Springs festival plaza ...

Sewickley Valley YMCA SeaDragons take 2nd at section championship

The Sewickley Valley YMCA SeaDragons swimming team looks forward to qualifying more boys and girls for the district meet after finishing second at the section ...

Flag football team wreaks Havoc on national level

The Havoc have proven to be unstoppable in postseason play the past two years, reeling in back-to-back national championships in the United States Flag/Touch Football ...

Ultimate fighter Mazzotta plots future after memorable 2015

In many ways, 2015 was a near-perfect year for Dom Mazzotta. "The Honey Badger" had a 5-0 record, including three first-round finishes, with all five wins ...

Gibsonia's Feil brothers thrill father with same-night 300 games

Brothers who grew up together and work together also bowl pretty well together. The Feil family of Gibsonia is a pretty tight bunch. Jim Feil Jr. ...

Former Super Bowl champ Christy adds to Freeport trophy case

Jeff Christy's No. 40 is the only retired jersey in Freeport history. The No. 50 also will carry significance for the former All-Pro center — and ...

Pittsburgh Marathon organizers to manage city's triathlon races

Pittsburgh Marathon organizers are expanding their footprint. Officials announced Thursday that Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon Inc. (P3R) will assume responsibility for conducting the Pittsburgh Triathlon and ...

Penn Hills grad Flynn part of Super Bowl honors

Murrysville resident Tom Flynn, who starred on the football field at Penn Hills and the University of Pittsburgh before a five-year career in the NFL ...

Fox Chapel softball standout named an MVP at Queen of Diamonds North Showcase

Tawnya Holben, a sophomore at Fox Chapel, recently competed in the Queen of Diamonds North Showcase that took place at Kent State on Jan. 9-10. ...

C.S. Kim still going strong in Monroeville

Master C.S. Kim has been a part of the Monroeville community and the eastern suburbs of Pittsburgh for more than four decades, and as 2016 ...