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Problem with gas line forces evacuations in California Borough

By Jeremy Sellew 2:04 p.m.
A problem with a gas line forced the evacuation of homes along Orchard Street and Pennsylvania Avenue in California Borough early Friday morning. According to …

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Nine Leps still alive in WPIAL championships

Although only a freshman, Belle Vernon Area’s Zachary Hartman was hardly intimidated by the atmosphere or the competition at the WPIAL Class AAA Championships/PIAA Southwest …
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Move to Canon-McMillan means less travel for wrestlers headed to Southwest Regional

Bentworth junior 126-pounder Hunter Neely considers the site of this season’s PIAA Class AA Southwest Regional wrestling championships, Canon-McMillan High School, a mixed blessing. Sure, he will need less than 30 minutes to get from his home to the Big …
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Big start carries Cal into state playoffs

If it is true that one man’s treasure is another man’s trash, then the start of Thursday night’s WPIAL Class A play-in bracket final between California Area and Serra Catholic was Bill Cleary’s nightmare and Chris Minerd’s fantasy. That’s because …
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Charleroi, Ringgold seniors to play in all-star contest

Charleroi Area’s Jake Lemmon and Ringgold’s Nico Law will have one more high school football game to play in. The two area seniors were selected …
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South Fayette girls top Elizabeth Forward to reach 1st WPIAL title game

Even without its center presence, South Fayette found a way to prevail in the semifinals of the WPIAL Class AAA girls basketball playoffs. The Lions switched gears Wednesday and rallied past Elizabeth Forward, 66-63, at Canon-McMillan. South Fayette relied on …
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Carlynton ousts Frazier girls basketball team from WPIAL Class AA playoffs

For the first half of Tuesday’s WPIAL Class AA first-round girls playoff basketball game between Frazier and Carlynton, neither team could find offensive rhythm. The teams struggled to scored, and it was anybody’s game at halftime. But in the second …
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Monessen-Jeannette: Who gets the gold?

At the start of the basketball season, Monessen coach Joe Salvino and Jeannette mentor Adrian Batts both felt their teams were good enough to reach the WPIAL Class A championship game. And here they are. The second-seeded Greyhounds (19-6) and …
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Daily News spotlight athletes: Thomas Jefferson’s Dom Devine, Yough’s Jessica Cochran

Dom Devine School: Thomas Jefferson Class: Junior Sport: Wrestling Claim to fame: Devine (31-6) recorded two pins and a 10-4 victory over Justin Mansberry of Laurel Highlands to capture the 113-pound Section 2-AAA title last Saturday. The junior earned a …
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