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Senior from Hopewell named to spring watch list for prestigious trophy

Pitt senior offensive lineman Ryan Turnley has been named to the spring watch list for the prestigious

05/29/2012 - 13:29
PSR Staff
2012 class includes Katie Barnes, Dan Cavanaugh, Ben Dunkerley, Bo Orlando, Ed Pastilong, Lee Patrone and Maurice Robinson

Seven outstanding contributors to Mountaineer athletics make up the 22nd class of honorees in the West Virginia University

05/29/2012 - 13:24
PSR Staff
James McDonald tossed eight shutout innings and the offense contributed plenty of two-out lightning for the fourth Pirates win in a row.

James McDonald only has one complete game shutout in his professional career, with the Low-A Columbus (Ga.) Catfish in 2006.

05/28/2012 - 16:21
James Santelli
The Pirates offense has certainly underperformed, but it is partly because the team has faced the division's toughest pitching.

There's not too much talk of "strength of schedule" in Major League Baseball. That's more of a college football idea.

05/28/2012 - 11:47
James Santelli
Juan Cruz placed on restricted list to handle personal business

The Pirates have placed right-handed pitcher Juan Cruz on the restricted list, so he can return home to the Dominic

05/28/2012 - 11:07
PSR Staff
Pedro Alvarez, Garrett Jones and Andrew McCutchen homered, and Erik Bedard pitched six shutout innings as the Pirates completed a three-game sweep of the Chicago Cubs with a 10-4 win on Sunday afternoon at PNC Park.

The Pittsburgh Pirates jerseys are camouflaged on this Memorial Day weekend, but for once, the Pirates offense was more visible than ever.

05/27/2012 - 16:58
James Santelli
Dario Franchitti won a wheel-to-wheel, last-lap battle with Takuma Soto to claim his third Indy 500, donning white sunglasses afterward to honor his late friend, 2011 winner Dan Wheldon.

On the final lap, Franchitti and Sato touched tires briefly, sending Sato into the wall as

05/27/2012 - 16:56
PSR Staff
Notebook: Matt Hague starts again, Bedard throws more changeups and Jeff Karstens will make another rehab start.

Matt Hague knew he was going to take a strike.

05/27/2012 - 12:14
James Santelli
Matt Hague's call-up is already paying dividends, as the Bucs recently recalled first baseman got hit with a pitch with the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth to force in the winning run, leading the Pirates over the Cubs 3-2.

“No, never like that,” said Matt Hague when asked if that’s how he envisioned his first major league walk-off at bat.

05/26/2012 - 23:26
Scott Kromko
Rod Barajas and Pedro Alvarez combined for the lone run of the game and AJ Burnett and four Pirates relievers combined to shut down the Cubs for a 1-0 Pirates win, as the Pirates' pitchers continue to win against nearly insurmountable odds.

In yet another one-run game for the Pirates, the starting pitching and bullpen pulled through and turned in another magnificent performance to clinch a 1-0 victory against the Chicago Cubs on

05/25/2012 - 23:19
Scott Kromko
Pirates general manager Neal Huntington added five pieces to the roster before the trade deadline at the end of July.
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Mt. Pleasant senior student-athlete Madison Kromer was honored with the CoGo's High School Sports Unsung Hero Award Friday night at Vikings Stadium.
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In March, when the United States Women’s National Team announced their 23-woman roster, Gibsonia’s Meghan Klingenberg made her first World Cup team with very little fanfare.
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Over the summer, Belle Vernon Area upgraded their football field to a gold surface that had the Mon-Valley buzzing. Now, as the warm weather turns brisk, the only buzz is about the undefeated team playing on that gold field.
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Only the Bengals were winners Week 1 in the AFC North, as the Steelers had no defense, the Ravens had no offense and the Browns did not have very much on either side of the ball.
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On the heels of a dismal 4-8 season in 2013—and seated firmly upon the hotseat—head coach Dana Holgorsen was able to steer the West Virginia football program back in the right direction in 2014.
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In western Pennsylvania, football is the sport that the natives follow most closely, and with two major programs, Pitt and Penn State, most of the attention is divided among the two of them.
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With Week 1 in the books, there are plenty of storylines to keep an eye on as the 2015 season chugs along.
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