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Friday December 19 2014
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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 - 14:06
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 - 07:20
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 - 15:13
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 - 14:16
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 - 21:45
PSR Staff
A look a the top players and the top classes nationally

Six of the country's top 10 recruits hail from the states of Louisiana or Virginia this year, headlined by LSU-bound running back Leonard Fournette of New Orleans.

 

02/04/2014 - 11:37
Nate Marsh
Local players to sign letters of intent on Wednesday

Aliquippa's Dravon Henry highlights 33 local football players are headed off to play Division I football.

02/04/2014 - 11:27
PSR Staff
While Pitt’s recent history has been marred by coaching changes and dismissed players, Paul Chryst and his staff have added 23 high school seniors to form a class that has been rated between 35th and 40th by most recruiting services.

The class has several elite offensive players, two of whom are local talents.

02/04/2014 - 11:15
Ryan Bertonaschi
By now, plenty of Penn State fans have heard new head coach James Franklin's plan to “dominate the state” on the recruiting trail. So far, though, he has been displaying his ability to do that away from Pennsylvania.

Franklin, who comes to Happy Valley after turning around Vanderbilt's program, was heralded by many as a top-notch recruiter. He showed that much almost immediately after arriving at Penn State.

02/04/2014 - 11:00
Eric Shultz
As a mixture of snow and sleet mend to slosh atop the roads outside Butler High School’s gymnasium on a mid-December evening, the versatile Ryan Luther is inside, subtly heating up to lead a dominating effort.

Luther is a 6-foot-8 senior at Hampton High School who plays power forward and serves as the leader for one of the top teams in the WPIAL.

01/25/2014 - 09:40
Tyler Pecyna
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The only surprising thing about Pitt’s ouster of Steve Pederson as athletic director is the fact that it’s seen as a surprise.
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Injuries are a part of sports, but what the Pittsburgh Penguins have faced the past few years seems more like a curse than anything sports-related.
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Penguins’ goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury was recently presented with a brand new 4-year, 23 million dollar contract extension.
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After a great start to November that saw a second consecutive six-touchdown game for quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, and a 20-point win over rival Baltimore, the Steelers finished the month with losses in two of their final three games.
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Austin Kemp, a standout senior running back at Thomas Jefferson High School, made major waves this season in the WPIAL.
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Back in September, future Hall of Fame halfback LaDainian Tomlinson raised some eyebrows when he said that the Steelers Le'Veon Bell was the best running back in the league.
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Pirates fans once again had the opportunity to put on their black t-shirts, crowd onto Federal Street, and experience the pandemonium that was playoff baseball in 2014, even if it was abbreviated.
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After a freshman season which saw him share carries with various upperclassmen, Pitt running back James Conner has emerged as one of the premiere players in the nation, carrying the Panthers’ offense in the process.
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