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USW rallies in support of ATI, other steel companies’ employees

By Tom Yerace 9:01 p.m.
ATI’s union steelworkers don’t think the company is listening to their concerns in contract negotiations so Thursday they paid a visit to the company’s corporate …

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Several Alle-Kiski football teams eye season at Heinz Field

After a lengthy tour of the inner workings of Heinz Field, Apollo-Ridge football players were the last ones to depart the stadium on a sunny …
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Bellinotti brings changes to Burrell football

From offensive formations to uniforms to training camp location, change is sweeping through the Burrell football program. New coach Dave Bellinotti and his staff are …
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New Deer Lakes boys basketball coach Parham is eager to get going

Terence Parham likes to tell people he’s undefeated as a trainer. That unblemished record will take a hit soon enough, but Parham doesn’t mind. Parham, …
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High school senior, Eagle Scout designs Armstrong cross country course

Nathan Goldner spent a long time contemplating what he should do for his Eagle Scout service project. To complete the project, Goldner had to plan, …
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Fox Chapel’s Cohen commits to Hartford for tennis

Lacey Cohen, a rising senior at Fox Chapel, has made a verbal commitment to play tennis at the University of Hartford. “I had been considering …
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High school notebook: Freeport’s Pawlak makes nationals again

Freeport volleyball standout Zoe Pawlak took her game to a national stage again this summer. As a member of the Renaissance Volleyball Club’s 17-under team, …
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VND notebook: Leg injuries sideline Highlands’ Martinka

Dom Martinka had a legitimate chance to be the featured running back for Highlands this season, a formidable replacement for standout Elijah Jackson, a 1,700-yard …
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Kiski Area to host Alle-Kiski Valley 7-on-7 Passing Competition and Big Man Challenge

Kiski Area football coach Dave Heavner always wanted to see a summer seven-on-seven passing competition that not only involved neighboring teams, but one that was …
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Knoch’s Hannes already testing surgically repaired knee

It’s in Knoch basketball standout Austin Hannes’ character to be early in most everything he does, which is why nobody is surprised that the junior …
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Leechburg grad Swarmer makes mark in D-I baseball

Tyler Swarmer committed to Radford because he thought the coaches were putting the right pieces in place to win consistently. He wanted to pitch in …
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Plum grad Reynolds rises in Western Pa. golf ranks

Andrew Reynolds left the pro shop last Wednesday at Westmoreland Country Club with a plastic drawstring bag dangling from his hand, the contents of which might seem ordinary to some. Inside a box, inside the bag, inside the story, were …
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Riverview hires Sapotichne to coach boys basketball

Riverview will turn to a coach with an “outstanding” resume to take over its boys basketball program. The school board voted Monday night to hire longtime Greensburg Salem coach Paul Sapotichne. He replaces Joe Farrell and will be Riverview’s third …
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Springdale hires veteran assistant for girls basketball post

Springdale filled its girls basketball coaching vacancy Tuesday night, as the Allegheny Valley School Board hired John Broderick to replace George Vlassich by a 9-0 vote. Broderick was a girls basketball assistant under Neal Martin at Shaler the past two …
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Valley Legion pitcher recovering after being hit by line drive

Valley Legion baseball pitcher Nick Marzullo is doing much better and in good spirits after he was hit in the face by a vicious line drive during a Freeport International Baseball Invitational game Wednesday at Agan Park in Springdale. Marzullo, …
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A-K Valley seniors take swing in WPIAL All-Star game

Deer Lakes senior Scott Ventura didn’t have a particularly good time in his two previous games at Washington & Jefferson’s baseball field. The Lancers played …
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