Steve Treu: It was over early in Oakland, but Steelers still made it, uh, interesting
Early in next year's draft the Pittsburgh Steelers need to select a mathematician. A kid with an elementary school education would suffice. You know, someone who can teach the team what to do in obvious situations that require simple addition and subtraction skills.
WPIAL Cross Country: Laurel girls defend title
Sometimes the only thing harder than climbing the mountain is staying there. The Laurel High girls cross country team had no such problem yesterday, successfully defending its Class A crown at the WPIAL Championships at Cooper’s Lake, thus leading the list of local qualifiers for the PIAA Championships on Nov. 2 in Hershey.
WPIAL Volleyball Playoffs: Shenango rolls, will meet Lady Lancers next
The Shenango High girls volleyball team has been down this road before and it showed. The Lady Wildcats, despite their relative youth, acted the part of battle-tested veterans by quickly dismissing Vincentian Academy.
WPIAL Volleyball Playoffs: Neshannock girls top South Side
The Neshannock High volleyball team wanted a third matchup with Shenango. And the Lady Lancers worked five games last night to get their wish. Twelfth-seeded Neshannock rallied from a 2-1 deficit by winning the final two games for a 25-14, 15-25, 22-25, 25-22, 15-11 WPIAL Class A first-round playoff decision over fifth-seeded South Side Beaver at North Allegheny.
WPIAL Volleyball Playoffs: Laurel earns first playoff win in years
It has been more than six years since the Laurel High girls volleyball team has won a WPIAL playoff match. The Lady Spartans had to work to make it happen last night, but happen it did. Laurel needed all five games to outlast Geibel Catholic 25-10, 25-27, 26-24, 20-25, 15-12 in a WPIAL Class A preliminary-round game at North Allegheny High School.
WPIAL Volleyball Playoffs: Three local teams set for action
Three county WPIAL volleyball teams are set to begin their postseason journey. Laurel, Neshannock and Shenango learned their playoff fate yesterday as the district released the pairings. All three schools qualified in Class A.
NHL Hockey: Colorado shuts down Crosby, Pens
Sidney Crosby left little doubt about who remains the best player from Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia. That’s fine by Nathan MacKinnon and the Colorado Avalanche. At the moment, they’ll settle for one of the best records in the NHL.
Fall Sports: A roundup of action from October 16
The Laurel High girls cross country team continued its march toward the WPIAL Championships in impressive fashion yesterday.
WPIAL Soccer Playoffs: Neshannock, Mohawk girls ready for action
It won’t take long for the Neshannock and Mohawk girls soccer teams to get started in the WPIAL playoffs.
Fall Sports: A roundup of action from October 15
The Laurel High girls volleyball team punched its ticket to the WPIAL playoffs last night. The Lady Spartans earned a postseason bid with a 25-9, 25-20, 25-16 victory over host Union in WPIAL, Section 3-A action.
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