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W&J’s Crossey receiving preseason All-American honors

By Nathan Smith
For Washington & Jefferson senior left tackle Zack Crossey, the preseason honors continue to roll in. The Penn-Trafford grad was named a preseason first-team All-American by ...

SF grad Vock looks to build on successful junior year with Behrend soccer
By Chuck Curti
Whenever South Fayette grad Kevin Vock returns home to work out with his old varsity soccer team, he notices something about the competition: It appears ...
Shasko aims for fitness, improvement in 2nd season as St. Vincent women’s soccer coach
By Nathan Smith
The coaching staff of the St. Vincent women’s soccer team is a family affair. Former Bearcats standout Ashley Shasko took over the program prior to the ...
EF big man Prota part of Pitt-Johnstown’s incoming hoops class
By Dave Mackall
When former Elizabeth Forward big man George Prota took a visit to Pitt-Johnstown this year, he came away impressed with the school’s suburban campus setting. And ...
College notes: Harbert honored by D-III coaches
By Staff Reports
St. Vincent cross country coach Tom Harbert received a Certificate of Appreciation for his contributions to the sport by the NCAA Division III Track and Field Coaches Association. Harbert has coached cross country at St. Vincent for more than 30 years and has spent more than 50 years at the college ...
Former Cal U football player cleared of assault charges sues university, police, prosecutor
By Brian Bowling
The prosecution of a former California University of Pennsylvania football player for the Oct. 30 group attack on a West Chester man violated the former player’s civil rights, the Maryland man claims in a federal lawsuit filed Monday. James Williamson, 21, of Parkville, Md., is suing the university, California Borough, …
Slippery Rock’s McGraw wants to put program on solid ground
By Joe Sager
Bobby McGraw just wanted a chance to finish what he started. Slippery Rock University gave him that opportunity on May 8 when it hired the Mars ...
No wrestling with college decision for South Allegheny’s Hitchens
By Dave Mackall
Seth Hitchens stayed the course. Using the same diligent approach that defined his success during four years as a student-athlete at South Allegheny, Hitchens never strayed from his original decision to make Pitt-Johnstown his college choice. Since his freshman year, Hitchens was set on UPJ, and this week he was among 20 ...
Chatham baseball prepares for debut season in 2016
By Nathan Smith
For Tim Banner, coaching baseball has been a way of life. He has nearly 30 years of coaching under his belt and has won WPIAL and ...
Despite missing track season, awards pour in for Monroeville native, Cal (Pa.) grad Dinzeo
By Devon Moore
Aaron Dinzeo, a Cal (Pa.) graduate and Monroeville native, always had a chip on his shoulder when it came to running track. The more he ...
Mars’ Kaufman showing versatility on Chatham women’s hockey team
By Jerry Clark
While her start in the sport of hockey may have come a little later than some, Chatham University women’s hockey player Karlee Kaufman has developed ...
Former Plum star Cressler ready to contribute for Vanderbilt basketball program
By Bill Beckner Jr.
Things were, as Nolan Cressler said, “a little off” during last basketball season at Vanderbilt when the guard sat the bench during home games and ...
Ex-Plum tennis player sees no faults in future
By Doug Gulasy
Ronit Yurovsky recently took a trip to England, partially to watch boyfriend and fellow Plum native Bjorn Fratangelo play in the qualifiers for Wimbledon. She might ...
Chartiers Valley grad Lapia has sights set on Grove City keeper’s job
By Chuck Curti
For the better part of the past three years, Nicole Lapia watched as goalie Kristi Lathrop anchored the defense for the Grove City women’s soccer ...
Laurel Highlands grad pursues hoop dreams at Carlow
By Les Harvath
With high school behind him and a career ahead of him, Laurel Highlands High School grad Tyler Eadie is headed to Carlow University in Pittsburgh ...
Seton Hill’s Sanner ends decorated track career as 4-time All-American
By Alex Oltmanns
Closing out her Seton Hill career this spring at the NCAA Division II championships, Mallory Sanner accomplished something no other Griffin has achieved. After finishing third ...