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Wednesday July 30 2014
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It’s an odd thought for Sterling Jenkins. It’s still a year away, but after he finishes his senior year at Baldwin High School, he’ll be playing college football at Penn State.

“The idea that now that I’ll be doing what I’ve been watching the past few years, it’s really something special for me and I think it puts a lot of things in perspective.

07/06/2014 - 18:29
Jeremy Tepper
It was quite a season for high school basketball players in western Pennsylvania, as several local athletes captured the Pennsylvania State Player of the Year honors across all four classifications.

2014 was the Year of the Ladies, in particular. The WPIAL girls made a clean sweep of player of the year honors, capturing the title all the way from Single-A to Quad-A.

06/21/2014 - 09:19
Tony DeFazio
It was quite a season for girls high school basketball players in western Pennsylvania, as several local athletes captured the Pennsylvania State Player of the Year honors across all four classifications.

2014 was the Year of the Ladies, in particular. The WPIAL girls made a clean sweep of player of the year honors, capturing the title all the way from Single-A to Quad-A.

06/06/2014 - 09:58
Tony DeFazio
Colonials welcome four freshmen, two juniors and a transfer to roster

Robert Morris men's basketball Andy Toole announced the program's 2014-15 recruiting class Tuesday, which includes four freshmen, two junior college transfers and one transfer.

05/28/2014 - 08:07
PSR Staff
So far, Paul Chryst’s first full batch of recruits as the head coach of the University of Pittsburgh has been an impressive one.

Sporting immediate impact players like wide receiver Tyler Boyd, running backs James Conner and Rachid Ibrahim, tight end Scott Orndoff, offensive lineman Dorian Johnson, and defensive backs Titus

05/25/2014 - 16:12
Dan Sostek
As the month of June approaches, high school seniors prepare to say goodbye to their friends, families and high school memories and begin a new chapter in their lives. Whether it is college, trade school or entering the work force, graduation brings anxiety and uncertainty to many high school seniors.

Blackhawk senior Brendan McKay, however, figures to have a very different set of choices to make come graduation time.

05/12/2014 - 15:06
Carley Thieret
Juco center and local guard intend to play for Panthers

PITTSBURGH-The University of Pittsburgh men's basketball program signed two student-athletes-Tyrone Haughton (Miami, Fla./Iowa Western C.C.) and Cameron Johnson (Moon Township, Pa.

04/22/2014 - 08:20
PSR Staff
Local Esmark Stars players sign with USA Hockey junior team

Carmen Dalesandro and Adam Alavi, both forward for the Pittsburgh-based amateur hockey club Esmark Stars, of the North American Prospects Hockey League (NAPHL), have signed NAHL tender agreements w

03/04/2014 - 16:13
PSR Staff
Freeport's Hepler signs tender with Alaskan club

Pittsburgh, PA – Forward Cole Hepler of the the Pittsburgh based amateur hockey club Esmark Stars, of the North American Prospects Hockey League (NAPHL), has signed an NAHL tender

03/03/2014 - 15:16
PSR Staff
The top players in next year's recruiting class are already drawing attention.

The ink is not even dry on the signatures from the 2014 recruiting classes, but the race is already on to secure the best players in the 2015 class.

02/06/2014 - 22:45
PSR Staff
I was in a minor league press box in Charlotte, NC, last month, taking in one of Gregory Polanco’s final triple-A games. A colleague, upon learning I was from Pittsburgh, approached me with a question.
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Quick. Fill in the blank: The Steelers’ current receiving corps is (fill in the blank). Deep? Bottom-heavy? Talented yet unproven?
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Steve Blass was signed by the Pirates as an amateur free agent in 1960 and made his major league debut in 1964. From 1968 through 1972, Blass was one of the National League’s best pitchers.
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It’s an odd thought for Sterling Jenkins. It’s still a year away, but after he finishes his senior year at Baldwin High School, he’ll be playing college football at Penn State.
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In Dr. Pat Farabaugh’s book “An Unbreakable Bond,” he tells the unedited story of Pittsburgh native and St. Francis (PA) grad Maurice Stokes and his NBA teammate, fellow Pittsburgher Jack Twyman.
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When Pittsburgh canine officer Rocco died in the line of duty in January, Chris Benson of Benstonium.com created a design to pay tribute to the fallen officer. When The Black N Gold Girls shared his design on Facebook, their followers decided to help.
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The NHL handed out their annual awards at the end of June, and the Penguins' Sidney Crosby captured a hat trick, securing the Hart Trophy (MVP), Art Ross Trophy (scoring champ) and the Ted Lindsay Award (MVP as voted by the players).
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Pittsburgh is city full of sports heroes and legendary figures. The list of Pittsburgh sports legends is long, but it begins with the following four men.
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