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Belle Vernon head coach Aaron Krepps remembers the 28-point beatdown his Leopards gave Uniontown in last year’s opener. He also remembers the four game losing streak that immediately followed the win.

This year, his team is looking to start the season on a higher note -- including a repeat opening game performance.

08/29/2013 - 09:40
Joel Peretic
Even though this could be a big year for Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman John Malecki, he has prepared for training camp the same way he always had.

Malecki, 25, a local product who has taken the long road to the National Football League, is projected to make the final 53-man roster coming out training camp for the first time in his career.

08/12/2013 - 10:00
Donnie Tasser
Amateur hockey team receives new sponsor and new name

Pittsburgh, PA – The Pittsburgh Viper Stars AAA Tier I amateur hockey club has announced it has reached agreement with Pittsburgh-based Esmark, Inc., to serve as primary sponsor fo

07/29/2013 - 13:42
PSR Staff
In Robert Morris’s softball team’s 2012 season opener, Nicole Sleith, then a freshman lefthander from Smithton, Pa., entered the game in the fifth inning with her team down.

She proceeded to throw three innings of shutout relief and earned her first career victory as the Colonials rallied to win 3-2.  Now, two seasons, 42 wins and consecutive Northeast Conference

06/22/2013 - 08:47
Donnie Tasser
Area player selected in NAHL draft

Tristan Ramage, a member of the 2012-13 Pittsburgh Viper Stars U18 AAA team, was selected by the Johnstown Tomahawks in the seventh round of the 2013 North American Hockey League (NAHL) Entry Draft

06/08/2013 - 10:14
PSR Staff
Former Char-Valley offensive lineman drafted in sixth round

Former California University of Pennsylvania offensive lineman Eric Kush (Bridgeville, Pa./Chartiers Valley) was selected by the Kansas City Chiefs in the sixth round of the 2013 NFL Draft on Satur

04/27/2013 - 17:47
PSR Staff
It is difficult to say what is most impressive about Rontez Miles. The 6-1, 210-pound defensive back out of Cal-PA seems to be the full package. He has the heart, attitude, and athletic ability—with a staggering amount of awards and titles to prove it—and the National Football League has taken notice.

The Division II prospect will enter this week’s draft with realistic hopes of hearing his named called.

04/23/2013 - 13:25
Shelby Cassesse
Peters Township standout hops to play juniors in Johnstown

Trevor Recktenwald, a senior at Peters Township High School, has signed a tender sheet with the Junior A Johnstown Tomahawks (Johnstown, PA) of the North American Hockey League (NAHL) for the 2013-

04/01/2013 - 10:26
PSR Staff
Once a thriving mill town, Clairton, Pennsylvania has fallen on hard times since the decline of the steel industry. In recent years, however, athletic greatness has emerged from the small, economically depressed town along the Monongahela River.

Clairton High School football has not only proven its talent by winning four consecutive Pennsylvania single-A titles—and currently holding the record for the longest winning streak in the nation a

03/27/2013 - 19:35
Shelby Cassesse
The age old question has sparked controversy in bars, living rooms and boardrooms for years across the state of Pennsylvania: Public vs. Private?

Is it fair or foul? Is it right or wrong? Catholic vs. public, charter vs. public?  The PIAA vs. the world?

03/21/2013 - 11:28
Joe Lodanosky
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Josh Bell had not hit a walk-off home run since he was a member of the Altoona Curve in 2015. He changed that Friday with a soaring shot for the left field loonies.
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Francisco Cervelli is as passionate about the current state of Venezuela as anybody you'll find. Last month, the Pirates' catcher spoke passionately about the movement, his country's state of affairs and the future of Venezuela.
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Gustav Nyquist and Jimmy Howard led the way for the Red Wings, who landed Pittsburgh its fourth straight regulation loss.
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Monday night was more than a game. For Jameson Taillon, it was another heave in an ongoing push to liberation from a disease that can break down the toughest of men.
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