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‘Coffee With a Cop’ takes stress out of police relations with Elizabeth Township residents

By Eric Slagle
As anyone who’s ever straightened up behind the wheel when they see a police cruiser in the rear view mirror will attest, daily interactions with ...

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Gorman: Bukowskis enjoying every moment

Noah Bukowski tagged along to football games with his father, watching from the coaches’ booth as Tim called plays for Clairton. Never mind that Noah attended Belle Vernon. He would skip seeing the Leopards to root for Clairton as the …
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East Allegheny 4-sport sophomore Johnson juggles busy schedule

Ask Amani Johnson which sport she’s playing, and the East Allegheny sophomore has to turn to the calendar of her daily planner. Depends on the …
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Elizabeth Forward girls soccer fights through challenges

Elizabeth Forward girls soccer coach Brandon Gerba remains optimistic despite a plague of injuries, stiffer section competition and a roster with just three seniors. “It’s been tough, sure. We have not been in this position in a number of years,” …
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Defense shines bright as McKeesport routs Hempfield

Stop if you’ve heard this before. McKeesport’s triple-option offense gets much of the attention directed toward the Tigers’ celebrated football program. Its defense not so much. It might be time to show the ‘D’ some love. “Our defense is tough,” …
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Greensburg Tribune-Review Q&A: Norwin’s Peyton Deri

Peyton Deri couldn’t lose Friday night. Not only did the Norwin senior lead the Knights with nine carries for 92 yards and a touchdown in …
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Daily News spotlight athletes: Thomas Jefferson’s Matt Prezioso and Serra’s Abby Reith

Matt Prezioso Class: Senior School: Thomas Jefferson Sport: Soccer Claim to fame: Prezioso scored one goal and set up another to help lead Thomas Jefferson (11-1, 7-1) to a 5-1 victory over Section 3-AA opponent Yough last week. The senior …
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Daily News Q&A: South Allegheny’s Jonathan Mayernik

South Allegheny coach Pat Monroe introduced Jonathan Mayernik at a recent pep rally as the national record-holder for longest touchdown reception. Big news, right? “Well, there might be 10,000 other guys who did it, but he’s tied for the longest,” …
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2-time reigning state champ South Fayette to face stern test from unbeaten Steel Valley

South Fayette’s 37-game winning streak could face its first serious test this season — and the Lions like that. “You could sense it was different …
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South Hills volleyball squads aim for second-half surge

The first half of the section season in girls’ volleyball wrapped up last week. Defending WPIAL Class AAA champion Baldwin won a big match last …
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Unbeaten Leopards make their statement

Heading into Titan Stadium Friday, the Belle Vernon Area Leopards wanted to make a statement that they belonged at the top of the Big 10 …
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