High School Baseball: Neshannock’s Burkes races to MVP honor
Speed kills. And Neshannock High baseball standout Ernie Burkes used that quickness to his advantage. Burkes put his speed to good use at the plate and in the field to capture Lawrence County’s Most Valuable Player award. He batted .525 and stole a county-best 16 bases for the Lancers.
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High School Softball: Neshannock pitcher earns MVP honor
Softball has always been a pitcher’s game. And, Neshannock High’s Madison Shaffer has shown over the past two seasons that she’s one of the best hurlers around.
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NHL Hockey: Penguins hire Mike Johnston as coach
The Pittsburgh Penguins have insisted during their extensive front office overhaul that the on-ice product doesn’t need to change much for the franchise to return to the NHL’s elite. Small tweaks, not big ones, are required.
Pirates Baseball: McCutchen has 2 RBIs, Bucs beat Rays
The Pittsburgh Pirates came out on top in their latest one-run game. Andrew McCutchen drove in two runs, Jeff Locke pitched into the eighth inning, and the Pirates beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-5 last night.
Greg Huston: Soccer? You can’t be serious!
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High School Basketball: Ovial resigns as coach of Ellwood
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