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Visit to father's former stomping grounds sold North Catholic's Myers on Duquesne  TribLIVE High School Sports Network

Tess Myers' connection with basketball runs deep within her family.

Alle-Kiski Valley notebook: Burrell hockey gets shot at nation's best  TribLIVE High School Sports Network

Burrell didn't get the PIHL championship it sought, but the Bucs are turning their attention from competing against Western Pennsylvania to playing some of the ...

Burrell High School Class of 2018  Tribune-Review

Olivia Flemm takes a selfie with a group of friends before the graduation commencement at Burrell High School on Thursday, May 31, 2018 in Lower Burrell.

Lower Burrell man dies from injuries in Saturday night crash  Tribune-Review

A 54-year-old Lower Burrell man died from injuries suffered in an auto accident in Lower Burrell on Saturday, according to his obituary. Jeffrey Emerson West ...

Volunteers raising money for Upper Burrell's Clark family  Tribune-Review Archive

Upper Burrell volunteer firefighters are planning a benefit dinner to help a family known for helping others that was displaced by a fire last month. The Clark ...

Unfound: Upper Burrell woman searches for missing daughter, solace  Tribune-Review

By the time Brianna Hughes turned 30, her mother had stopped worrying about her run-ins with the law. In fact, she welcomed them. “I prayed every day that ...

Autopsy reveals Burrell High School football player died from noncancerous heart tumor  WTAE Pittsburgh

Noah Cornuet, a 16-year-old Burrell High School student, collapsed during the football team's preseason conditioning in Lower Burrell, Westmoreland County.

9 Teens Injured In Lower Burrell Crash  CBS Pittsburgh / KDKA

WESTMORELAND COUNTY (KDKA) — Nine teenagers were injured in a crash Saturday afternoon in Lower Burrell. Police officers say the Ford Explorer they ...

Alle-Kiski Valley notebook: Freeport's Borghol out indefinitely  Tribune-Review

Already without key pieces because of graduation, Freeport's softball team is dealing with the loss of one of its most productive returners.

Lower Burrell couple mourns loss of son to heroin  Tribune-Review

A 2011 Burrell High School graduate and wrestling champion, David Makara didn`t live to see his 25th birthday — another victim of the heroin epidemic.

Some Western Pa. schools move to later starts for students  Tribune-Review

Some local districts have followed through on efforts to evaluate and implement later school start times heading into the new school year. Burrell High School ...

Alle-Kiski Valley high school notebook: Highlands' Cochran honors friend  Tribune-Review

Luke Cochran played a lot of basketball with Eli Bussotti growing up, and after his friend's death this fall, he thought of an appropriate way he could honor him on ...

Upper Burrell man killed in Gilpin forklift accident  Tribune-Review

Michael Zanotti was always helping others, and, tragically, he died in an equipment accident Saturday while he was doing just that in Gilpin. Zanotti, 51, of Upper ...

High school scores, schedules for March 15, 2019  Tribune-Review

By: HSSN Staff Friday, March 15, 2019 | 11:14 PM. 892097_web1_ptr-HSscores. High Schools. Basketball. Boys. PIAA playoffs. Class 6A. Quarterfinals.

Springdale softball rolls past St. Joseph, improves to 3-0  Tribune-Review

The Springdale softball team scored a pair of runs in the second inning of Tuesday's Section 3-A opener with St. Joseph at Kotecki Memorial Park in Lower ...

JOHN ROBUCK  Ellwood City Ledger

John Robuck, age 93, of Arnold, died Wednesday, December 26, 2018, in VA Hospital H.J. Heinz Campus, Pittsburgh. He was born in Ellwood City on April 17, ...

High school scores, schedules for May 27, 2019  TribLIVE High School Sports Network

By: HSSN Staff Monday, May 27, 2019 | 11:53 PM. 1215987_web1_ptr-HSscores. High Schools. Baseball. WPIAL Playoffs. Class 6A. Championship.

Former Lower Burrell woman coerced in Louisiana murder case, attorney says  Tribune-Review

The attorney for a former Lower Burrell woman accused as an accessory to a murder in Louisiana claims his client is innocent and was threatened by the ...

Former Lower Burrell swim coach pleads guilty to having sexual relationship with student  WPXI Pittsburgh

LOWER BURRELL, Pa. - A former assistant swim coach at a Westmoreland County high school pleaded guilty to charges including indecent assault and ...

Pennsylvania girl, 17, found dead in car on graduation day  WFMJ

A coroner and police are trying to figure out how a 17-year-old Pennsylvania girl died in a car early on the day she was supposed to graduate from high school.

Pitt-Johnstown to induct five standouts into Athletics Hall of Fame  WJAC Johnstown

The following story is a release from the Pittsburgh-Johnstown athletics department:The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown will induct five more former ...

High school scores, schedules for March 9, 2019  Tarentum Valley News Dispatch

By: HSSN Staff Saturday, March 9, 2019 | 10:40 PM. 861453_web1_ptr-HSscores. High schools. Basketball. Boys. PIAA playoffs. Class 6A. First round.

PIAA football playoffs: 30 years in 30 days — Penn Hills, Farrell earn titles in '95  Tribune-Review

The PIAA had been hosting state playoffs in all but one fall high school sport since 1976. Soccer, volleyball, tennis, golf, cross country and field hockey all ...

High school scores, schedules for May 25, 2019  TribLIVE High School Sports Network

By: HSSN Staff Saturday, May 25, 2019 | 7:35 PM. 1211159_web1_ptr-HSscores. High Schools. Baseball. WPIAL Playoffs. Class 6A. Championship.

Slain police officer 'would go the extra mile for the community,' church pastor says  ABC News

As the manhunt for the suspect who killed a rookie cop reaches its fifth day, Pennsylvania State Police said they tracked down and arrested the alleged driver of ...

High school scores for Dec. 8, 2018  Tribune-Review

High schools Basketball Boys WPIAL Saturday's results Aquinas Academy tournament Championship Aquinas Academy 82, Cornerstone Prep 72 Consolation ...

High school scores, schedules for March 13, 2019  Tribune-Review

By: HSSN Staff Wednesday, March 13, 2019 | 11:17 PM. 879489_web1_ptr-HSscores. High Schools. Basketball. Boys. PIAA playoffs. Class 6A. Second round.

High school scores, schedules for Dec. 7, 2018  Tribune-Review

High schools Basketball Boys Friday's results Aquinas Academy tournament Aquinas Academy 72, Neighborhood Academy 68 Cornerstone Prep 72, First ...

High school scores, schedules for May 24, 2019  TribLIVE High School Sports Network

By: HSSN Staff Friday, May 24, 2019 | 10:41 PM. 1209185_web1_ptr-HSscores. High Schools. Baseball. WPIAL Playoffs. Class 6A. Championship.

High school scores, schedules for March 8, 2019  Tarentum Valley News Dispatch

By: HSSN Staff Friday, March 8, 2019 | 11:29 PM. 858729_web1_ptr-HSscores. High schools. Basketball. Boys. PIAA playoffs. First round. Class 6A. Saturday's ...

High school scores, schedules for May 28, 2019  TribLIVE High School Sports Network

By: HSSN Staff Tuesday, May 28, 2019 | 11:07 PM. 1220690_web1_ptr-HSscores. High Schools. Baseball. WPIAL playoffs. Class 6A. Championship.

Moon's Donovan Johnson leads all-state basketball selections as Pa. Player of the Year in Class 5A  TribLIVE - Tribune-Review

Moon's Donovan Johnson was named as the state's Class 5A boys basketball player of the year Tuesday and Adam Kaufman was named coach of the year after ...

Breaking down the 2019 WPIAL softball playoffs  TribLIVE - Tribune-Review

Here's a breakdown of the 2019 WPIAL softball playoffs:

Coroner: Girl died of accidental overdose on graduation day  New Castle News

LOWER BURRELL, Pa. (AP) — The county coroner says a 17-year-old Pennsylvania girl found dead on the day she was supposed to graduate from high school ...

High school scores, schedules for March 16, 2019  Tribune-Review

By: HSSN Staff Saturday, March 16, 2019 | 10:00 PM. 894565_web1_ptr-HSscores. High Schools. Basketball. Boys. PIAA playoffs. Class 6A. Quarterfinals.

High school scores, schedules for March 14, 2019  TribLIVE High School Sports Network

By: HSSN Staff Friday, March 15, 2019 | 12:09 AM. 885995_web1_PTR-NABP01-031519. Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review. North Allegheny's Tyler Putnam ...

High school roundup for March 12, 2019: Johnson leads Moon past Archbishop Ryan  TribLIVE High School Sports Network

Donovan Johnson scored 24 points as WPIAL runner-up Moon earned a 44-36 victory over Archbishop Ryan in a PIAA Class 5A boys basketball second-round ...

New Kensington officer Brian Shaw's killing evokes memories, heartache  Tribune-Review

Paige Barckhoff looked across her front lawn, waved and smiled at the police officer starting up his Ford pickup and departing for work. “There goes Brian,” she ...

PIAA approves weight class reduction in wrestling  TribLIVE High School Sports Network

The PIAA Board of Control passed the wrestling committee's proposal to reduce the weight classes from 14 to 12 for the 2020-21 season.

High school scores, schedules for March 12, 2019  TribLIVE High School Sports Network

By: HSSN Staff Tuesday, March 12, 2019 | 11:08 PM. 873780_web1_ptr-HSscores. High schools. Basketball. Boys. PIAA playoffs. Second round. Class 6A.

Motorcycle run to honor Officer Brian Shaw  Tribune-Review

A motorcycle run to benefit the Officer Brian Shaw Scholarship fund will be held in August. According to the fund`s Facebook site, the bike run will be held from ...

Lampeter-Strasburg, Manheim Township among U.S. News' best high schools  LancasterOnline

For the first time in five years, there's a new top-ranked high school in Lancaster County.

Pitt-Johnstown announces Hall of Fame class of 5 | Sports |

The Pitt-Johnstown Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2019 includes a Kodak All-American women's basketball player, a pair of two-time All-American wrestlers, ...

Hansen hopes to spread love of volleyball to Hampton youth  Tribune-Review Valley News Dispatch

For anyone with kids in elementary or middle school who are looking to play a sport — and possibly fall in love with it — new Hampton coach Mike Hansen ...

'Wonderful' Lower Burrell woman killed in Tennessee church mission crash  Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

A 23-year-old Lower Burrell woman died this week of injuries she suffered in a vehicle accident in Tennessee on July 1 while on a church mission.

Authorities go after alleged Lower Burrell drug trafficker's assets  Tribune-Review

The federal and state governments are seeking assets from an alleged drug trafficker accused of having cocaine and weapons in his Lower Burrell home.

Penn Hills knocks off 2-time defending state champion Archbishop Wood, earns trip to Hershey  Tribune-Review

Jon LeDonne looked over his shoulder at the scoreboard one final time as his players celebrated around him. andquot;I don't know if I have time to enjoy it right ...

PIAA releases opening round schedule for boys, girls basketball playoffs  TribLIVE High School Sports Network

By: HSSN Staff Sunday, March 3, 2019 | 2:34 PM. 829156_web1_PTR-NeshSSA04-030319. Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review. Neshannock's Isabella ...

Veterans Day events in Western Pa. scheduled throughout the week  Tribune-Review

Tuesday Hempfield: Clairview School program with refreshments, 11:30 a.m. 102 Equity Drive. The event will include a color guard, music and a salute to all of ...

Honoring the Alle-Kiski Valley's veterans started Friday, continues Saturday  Tribune-Review

With words, poetry and song, Alle-Kiski Valley residents began gathering Friday to honor the area`s veterans in advance of Veterans Day today. Among the ...

In an emotional farewell, throng pays respects to fallen New Kensington police officer Brian Shaw  Tribune-Review

Frazer police Chief Terry Kuhns sat across the table from the wide-eyed job candidate and asked the standard question: "Why do you want to be a cop?

Baseball at New Kensington campus to return in fall  Penn State News

After a seven-year hiatus, baseball returns to Penn State New Kensington under the direction of new head coach Jim Perry. The team will operate as a club team ...

New Kensington orientation leaders committed to helping new students  Penn State News

First-year students at Penn State New Kensington have a wealth of resources at their disposal as they take the helm of their academic careers and navigate the ...

New Kensington wrestler earns All-America honors  Penn State News

Freshman Dean Lusk became Penn State New Kensington's first All-American wrestler March 14 at the National Collegiate Wrestling Association national ...

One big fix for the city schools: more racial integration  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Haven't I read this before? That thought kept popping into my head as I went over “Expect Great Things,” the new strategic plan from Pittsburgh Public Schools.

Troop Finishes Eagle Scout Project for Dead Teen  ABC News

Noah Cornuet was a gentle giant and the ultimate Boy Scout. He was so committed to scouting that he was determined to ascend to the highest rank any Boy ...

Hampton's Hart holds up wrestling tradition  TribLIVE High School Sports Network

Justin Hart comes from a lineage of wrestling success at Hampton. This year, it was his turn. He's off to a good start. Hart proved.

Lifesaving neurosurgeon inspires career in medicine  Tribune-Review

Michael Fazzini woke up at 4:30 a.m. to get ready for his first day on the job. He was nervous. So nervous, that on the drive in, he prayed nothing would happen ...

Liotta resigns as Colonials' head football coach | Local  Uniontown Herald Standard

Shawn Liotta resigned Monday night as head football coach at Albert Gallatin.

Gr8 expectations: Burrell joins top WPIAL dynasties  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

The Burrell Bucs wrestling team is one of the greatest dynasties in the history of the WPIAL, and that's not an overstatement. It's reality.

Summers in Boyertown mean American Legion baseball: Going Deep  Patriot-News

As summer destinations go, Boyertown would rate somewhere between the south of France and Flint, Mich. Not that the 4,000 or so peaceful patrons of this ...

New Kensington business students count the compliments at PwC competition  Penn State News

Like Shakespeare's Hamlet in Elsinore Castle in Denmark, a team of business students from Penn State New Kensington faced a conundrum Oct. 26 at the ...

Fall production of 'Footloose: The Musical' in rehearsal at New Kensington  Penn State News

There will be dancing in the streets but not by Martha and the Vandellas or David Bowie and Mick Jagger. The dancing will be done by the cast of Penn State ...

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