School may be out for summer, but administrators have plenty of homework to do after the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA) gave the green light for high school sports. Scholastic athletics had been shutdown since mid-March because of the coronavirus pandemic.
For the past seven years, Positive Athlete honors student-athletes based more on character than athletic performance. More than $400,000 has been doled out to athletes who have overcome difficult circumstances, given back to their schools and communities, or who just have an infectious posit…
Jake Casey never felt pressure to follow in his father’s footsteps and play baseball. The Upper St. Clair native is the son of Sean Casey, who played 12 Major League Baseball seasons.
Trinity Ward of Mt. Lebanon earned a spot on the Southeastern Conference first-year academic honor roll. The University of Kentucky swimmer is a materials engineering major.
- Peters Township officials approve 5-day school week to open academic year
- School district health, safety plan approved by one-vote margin in Mt. Lebanon
- Golf binds father-daughter duo
- Two in school, three at home: Upper St. Clair considers ‘hybrid’ reopening
- Bethel Park reconsiders format for school year opening
- Student-organized pickleball tournament in Upper St. Clair raises $1,200
- ‘No. 1 priority’: Spencer Family YMCA in Bethel Park promotes safety in reopening
- Further examination of license plate recognition capabilities planned in Mt. Lebanon
- Whether rain or heat, Mt. Lebanon group prepares for annual summer event
- Players, coaches ready to play football, despite virus
Mt. Lebanon graduate Jack Sullivan credits his parents for fashioning him into a three-sport standout, pianist, humanitarian and helping him to be named a Positive Athlete award winner.
Muhammad Ali and Michael J. Fox may be the most famous folks with Parkinson’s disease. However, more than 10 million ordinary people, from friends to neighbors, suffer from the disorder.
Jeff Mucci indeed wears his heart on his sleeve. A massive tattoo on his left outer bicep depicts the 1940s boxing gloves that hang on a brick wall at Wolfpack Boxing Club. The gloves have the word “HOPE” stitched on the exterior.
Adam Ryan remembers swimming as a youth in Bethel Park in the mid-1990s. He went on to excel for Bethel Park High School’s swimming team as well as at Clarion University of Pennsylvania.
Former Washington & Jefferson College head coach John Luckhardt was among those listed on the 2021 divisional ballot for consideration for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame.
Nate Wang of Venetia was selected as the 58th Academic All-American in Washington & Jefferson College history by the College Sports Information Directors of America.
After putting protocols in place, youth sports leagues like the Peters Township Baseball Association are back in action after a three-month hiatus because of the coronavirus pandemic
Braden Yates of Upper St. Clair calculates many things in life. The mathematics wizard, however, does not consciously angle his way through a lacrosse match.
Sasha Henderson embraces change. That’s why the Bethel Park senior will trade in her lacrosse stick for a rowing oar when she enrolls at St. Lawrence University in August.
Bethel Park girls lacrosse coach Becky Luzier was disappointed when the PIAA canceled all springs sports statewide in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Venetia native Nate Wang earned 2020 NCAA Division III Academic All-District At-Large First Team recognition as chosen by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). The team acknowledges the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performance in athletic competiti…