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Freeport bowler strikes down obstacles

Rachel McCandless was 2 years old when she rolled her first bowling ball down a lane. She was just a kid enjoying a simple moment. Though ...

Quaker Valley products Foster, Tarris make marks at Liberty

Kayla Foster and Aubrie Tarris had plenty of success as lacrosse teammates at Quaker Valley, and first-year results indicate that will continue in college. Foster and ...

Norwin PAL Junior Legion off to a fast start

The Norwin PAL Junior Legion baseball team has been laying the wood on its opponents so far this season. Off to a 5-0 start, PAL has ...

Murrysville American Legion baseball team hoping for another run to states

With the Franklin Regional varsity baseball season coming to a close in the WPIAL Quad-A semifinals on May 19, the attention for a number of ...

Plum captures victory in Colt league opener

The Plum Colt league baseball team kicked off its season on a winning note last week with a 5-3 victory over PAL Norwin. PAL jumped out ...

Fox Chapel grad helps Drexel boat to gold medal

Fox Chapel graduate Rob Heister has excelled in his first full season on the Drexel men's rowing team and has been invited to compete for ...

Altavilla, Schleicher, Voelker earn top Baldwin sports awards

Did you know that: • The top award winners at the Baldwin High School all-sports banquet held last week at Crowne Plaza were seniors Nick ...

North Allegheny Rowing Association team to host Learn to Row Day event

Youths who are interested in joining the North Allegheny Rowing Association team are invited to try indoor rowing machines and go out on the water ...

Franklin Regional's Lee qualifies for chance at 3rd straight freestyle wrestling world title

Spencer Lee will be an international traveler again this summer. The junior at Franklin Regional and one of the top freestyle wrestlers, pound for pound, in ...

Pittsburgh East Storm hope to make it two wins in a row at home

The Pittsburgh East Storm semi-pro football team, with several players and coaches from the communities that serve the Plum and Franklin Regional school districts, return ...

Plum's Williams receives running honor from USATF Three Rivers

Gabby Williams, a fourth grader at Pivik Elementary in Plum, recently was named the USA Track and Field Three Rivers Association's 2015 Female Athlete of ...

Gateway hockey's Davis signs with USPHL squad

After the 2013 academic year, Gateway's Tyler Perhac made a decision to finish his high school education in Florida and also join the Palm Beach ...

Hampton grad Pletz makes instant impact for Rochester softball team

Rachael Pletz joined the University of Rochester softball team this season as a freshman looking to carve a role as a pinch hitter. Her bat ...

8 members get inducted as 47th class of A-K Valley Sports Hall of Fame

Former Riverview standout Ben Erdeljac paused for a moment, took a deep breath and wiped away a tear when he began recalling the biggest moment ...

Former PSNK wrestling coach Healy set for MMA fight at Meadows

When former Penn State New Kensington wrestling coach Francis Healy enters the octagon, one thing is for certain: He savors every minute of it. With ...

Alle-Kiski Valley hall of fame inductee Suvoy brought 'love of the game'

It's one thing to have the distinction of scoring the winning — and only — touchdown in a WPIAL championship game. But for John Suvoy, it ...