Kayleen Cubbal: Mangino excited about ‘next chapter’ at Iowa State
Mark Mangino knew when it was right. Sure, three years was a long time to be out of the college football coaching game he so loved. Ultimately, though, it was all about time.
Video, Story: Benzel named football coach at Westminster College
Scott Benzel is the new football coach at Westminster College. Benzel previously was the associate head coach and co-defensive coordinator at Saint Francis University for the past two seasons.
Pro Baseball: Mohawk grad to scout for San Diego Padres
Bobby Mitchell’s new year started out with a bang. The 1985 Mohawk High graduate received and accepted a job offer from the San Diego Padres to be an associate scout under scout Tom Burns.
NHL Hockey: Crosby lifts Pens past Vancouver
Sidney Crosby tied the score late in regulation and added the only goal in a shootout to rally the Pittsburgh Penguins past the slumping Vancouver Canucks 5-4 last night.
College Football: Mangino returning to Big 12 at Iowa State
Mark Mangino is headed back to familiar territory. The New Castle native and former University of Kansas football coach accepted the offensive coordinator job at Iowa State University on Monday.
Penguins rally by weary Winnipeg, 6-5
Evgeni Malkin scored twice in his return from injury and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Winnipeg Jets 6-5 on Sunday afternoon.
Lancers' sports programs rule in 2013
The year 2013 has been very kind to the Neshannock School District. The Lancers claimed a WPIAL championship in softball and a handful of section titles in other sports, while other squads earned the right to participate in the playoffs as well.
'Canes ninth WPIAL title top local sports story of 2013
The 2013 calendar year was filled with success for Lawrence County sports teams and individuals as well. The New Castle High boys basketball team continued its championship tradition. The WPIAL semifinals were once again a familiar place for one of the county’s Class A football programs.
Steelers humbled but optimistic after 8-8 finish
The Pittsburgh Steelers have seven long months to think about what exactly happened in 2013. Are they closer to the team that looked lost and overmatched at times during a 2-6 start? Or are they closer to the one that went 6-2 over the final eight weeks and came within a shanked field goal and a botched penalty call in San Diego from making the playoffs?
Steve Treu: Chiefs’ missed field goal left Steelers where they belonged
A successful boot by the Kansas City placekicker was all that separated Pittsburgh from a wildly improbable postseason berth.
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