High School Basketball: Rankin responds to parents’ complaints at Sharon
Jason Rankin is in the middle of a coaching controversy in Sharon. Albert Stovall and Tracy Austin questioned the Sharon High boys basketball coach’s strategies during a Sharon City School Board meeting on Monday.
Greg Huston: Boosting the Buccos and — yep — LeBron, too
The final road trip before the All-Star break was a bit of a downer, as the Buccos finished 2-5 in the seven games with the Cardinals and Reds, but no one should feel too bad about where they stand today.
‘I’m coming home’: Clevelanders celebrate LeBron’s return
Cheers broke out, car horns tooted and the whoops of joyous fans filled the city's streets Friday as word quickly spread that basketball's prodigal son, LeBron James, is returning to the Cavaliers.
Robinson named Union athletic director
Long-time Union Township football coach Stacy Robinson has been named athletic director.
High School Baseball: New Castle's Gunn gets chance to shine in front of scouts
Joe Gunn will get to impress Major League Baseball scouts later this month. The New Castle High sophomore was invited to participate in the Mentoring Viable Prospects tournament at Georgia State University’s Pantherville Recreation Complex in Decatur, Ga., from July 17-19.
High School Softball: Neshannock’s DeMatteo, Shaffer earn all-state honors
Marissa DeMatteo and Madison Shaffer are among the best softball players in the state. That became official when the Neshannock High juniors were named to the Pennsylvania High School Softball Coaches Association’s Class A all-state team.
Greg Huston: All-star Bucs, Dog Day and a Belushi look-alike
The selections for the Major League All-Star Game were announced on Sunday and, not surprisingly, Andrew McCutchen led the way as the top vote-getter in the National League.
Pirates Baseball: Three Bucs named to All-Star team
Here are the rosters for the MLB All-Star game on Tuesday, July 15, at Target Field in Minneapolis. Three Pittsburgh Pirates were chosen to play in the game — outfields Andrew McCutchen and Josh Harrison, and pitcher Tony Watson.
Pirates Baseball: Locke leads Bucs past Phils, Burnett
Jeff Locke spent a lot of time with A.J. Burnett last year, and then faced his mentor in a pitching matchup in Pittsburgh. Locke got the best of Burnett yesterday in Pittsburgh’s 6-2 victory that finished off a three-game sweep of the Philadelphia Phillies.
State title ties: Wampum, New Castle teams celebrate incredible success
Their spectaular success stories are separated by more than a half century. But they sat side-by-side Thursday morning, sharing more than just breakfast at Jata’s Diner, a familiar meeting spot for former Wampum High School players.
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