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Fit to be tied

By Jason Black
Fayette County baseball semifinal series will be decided Sunday …

Fired-up McNamara races to victory in Liberty Mile

By Karen Price
After two consecutive second-place finishes in the Liberty Mile, Jordan McNamara wasn’t going to let it be three. McNamara, 27, of Auburn, Wash., edged Olympic …

North Shore preps for Pittsburgh Triathlon weekend

By Karen Price
Past Pittsburgh Triathlon winners Eric Angstadt and Colin Gundling were on a training ride last weekend with friend and Ironman veteran Chad Holderbaum, another previous champion. The subject of Sunday’s international distance race along the North Shore arose, and Gundling …

West Mifflin Legion team exits state tournament

By Bradley Schlegel
BOYERTOWN — Derek Morrison did all he could to keep West Mifflin alive in the Pennsylvania American Legion state tournament Friday, pitching into the eighth inning and smacking a three-run homer. But it wasn’t enough to avoid a season-ending loss. …

Lee Supply does it again, wins Grebb girls’ title

By Jeremy Sellew
All season, Lee Supply was known as the expansion team of the J. Budd Grebb Memorial Summer Basketball League’s girls’ division. It entered the league …

Farmers finally takes home trophy

By Jeremy Sellew
The third time was the charm for Farmers Insurance in the J. Budd Grebb Memorial Summer Basketball League championship game. After going 0 for 2 …

Inside the Ropes: Indy wrestling Q&A

By Bill Hughes
With all of the feedback I have been getting, I figured it was time for a long overdue version of my wrestling questions and answers column. All of the questions I will answer this week are geared towards Independent wrestling. …

South Hills sweeps Synergy Group in DNL playoffs

By Staff Reports
South Hills on Thursdsay night advanced to the semifinal round of the Daily News League baseball playoffs by sweeping a best-of-three first-round series with Synergy Group, winning 10-7 at Helen Richey Field in McKeesport. South Hills plays at regular-season champion …

West Mifflin Legion falls into elimination bracket

By Bradley Schlegel
BOYERTOWN — Ryan Hogan drove in six runs, including a three-run homer, to lead Swoyersville to an 11-8 victory over West Mifflin on Thursday in the winners’ bracket final of the Pennsylvania American Legion baseball tournament. Justin Montvalo finished with …

West Point softball teams battle in state tournaments

By Andrew John
The West Point softball program has been down this road in previous years league was represented in championship games for two of the three divisions …

Greensburg skaters competing at ice dance championships

By Karen Kadilak
After about a 20-year absence, Keri Holton of Greensburg returns to competitive figure skating at the Lake Placid Ice Dance Championships in New York this …

Hempfield grad named Academic All-American

By Staff Reports
Hempfield graduate Lexi Masterson, who set Penn State’s outdoor pole vault record as a freshman at 13 feet, 31⁄2 inches, has been named an Academic All-American. Masterson, who was a PIAA runner-up as a senior after clearing 12 feet, was …

Pro runners go extra mile prior to Downtown Pittsburgh event

By Karen Price
Jordan McNamara stood in front of dozens of Summer Dreamers Academy campers at Helen S. Faison Arts Academy in Homewood on Wednesday and asked a …

New York Pizza staves off elimination against Mill Run in FCBL semis

By Jason Black
By winning the first two games of its best-of-five Fayette County Baseball League semifinal series, Mill Run has put itself in good position to advance …

Carmichaels sweeps Dunbar in FCBL semifinals

By Staff Reports
Joby Lapkowicz pitched a complete game and struck out 14 to lead Carmichaels to a series-clinching 4-1 victory over visiting Dunbar in Game 3 of a best-of-five Fayette County Baseball League semifinal on Thursday. Carmichaels (27-0) won the series 3-0. …

Surprise! Lee Supply will play for Grebb girls’ title

By Jeremy Sellew
Everyone expecting a No. 1 vs. No. 2 championship game in the Grebb League Girls’ Division championship game got some bad news Wednesday night. Neither …