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Saturday October 25 2014
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Fourth-quarter TD, late defensive stop propels Penn Hills over Woodland Hills

Fourth-quarter TD, late defensive stop propels Penn Hills over Woodland Hills

Milan Smith scored a fourth-quarter touchdown and Penn Hills forced a late Woodland Hills turnover as the Indians topped the Wolverines 22-15.

Bethel Park tops Baldwin to knock Highlanders from postseason

Bethel Park tops Baldwin to knock Highlanders from postseason

Bethel Park running back Alex Minton ran for 170 yards and two scored to lead the Black Hawks over Baldwin 26-13.

Royals hold on to early lead to take series lead

Royals hold on to early lead to take series lead

Jeremy Guthrie outpitched Tim Hudson, four Royals relievers combined on four hitless innings and Kansas City beat the San Francisco Giants 3-2 Friday night for a 2-1 lead in the Fall Classic.

Red Wings rally late to top Penguins 4-3 in OT

Red Wings rally late to top Penguins 4-3 in OT

Justin Abdelkader scored in overtime to lead the Red Wings back from a 3-1 deficit in the final three minutes to beat the Penguins 4-3

Up Close with James Harrison

Up Close with James Harrison

Linebacker James Harrison returned to the Steelers in September after starters Ryan Shazier and Jarvis Jones were injured in the team’s win at Carolina.

More Important Than Ever

More Important Than Ever

It’s been 12 years since Troy Polamalu first strapped on a Steelers uniform; 14 years since he’s cut his trademark hair. The Christian California-native is now 33-years-old. A new wrinkle has appeared on his skin. A couple strands of his the once jet-black hair have turned gray.

A portion of the complaint reads, “the NFL has intentionally, recklessly, and negligently developed a culture of drug misuse, substituting players’ health for profit.”

The New Orleans native played his college ball at LSU before being drafted in the first round by the Steelers in 1998.

However, after the Pirates recent $31 million contract extension with Starling Marte, the 28-year-old Walker seems to have lost his place in line.

The defense got old and slow, the offense lost firepower and the locker room emptied of the veteran leadership that made the 2000’s so special.

A bevy of NFL players and personalities, past and present, stepped out of the woodwork to offer their support to the man who repeatedly sent racially inflammatory and sexually perverse text message

The Peters Township native with the all-American girl-next-door look has just had the best season of her career, climbing more than 120 places in the rankings to finish as the world number 57 women

Domestic violence is awful. That’s something most of us can agree on, in black and white terms. Right? Wrong. Domestic violence, like so many problematic subjects, has shades of gray.
Editor's DeskFeature One
One week left in the 2014 WPIAL regular season. One week left for teams to prove they’re ready for the playoffs.
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The Baldwin Highlanders (3-6) will look to the Altavilla brothers—Doug and Nick—against the Bethel Park Blackhawks (7-4) in Friday’s Quad A Southeastern Conference battle.
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Perennial regular season leaders rebuild, the West gets stronger, analytics take center stage and the draft is reconfigured. Here are four league-wide storylines to follow as the NHL season gets underway.
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A starter since her freshman year of high school, Brenna Wise has made a name for herself throughout her conference, the greater Pittsburgh area and across the state of Pennsylvania.
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Western PA has long-provided the NFL with some of its top-end talent and that continues to be the case. As of the end of the September, 21 former WPIAL or Pittsburgh City League players graced NFL rosters.
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There is no shortage of great athletes to come out of the Mon-Valley, but perhaps no single institution has produced more great athletes than old Donora High School (now part of Ringgold). The WPIAL Hall of Fame has recognized the following Donora greats.
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Through five games, there are a few teams and a few players who have stood out above the rest.
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