Listed below are synopsis for the finalists for The Almanac’s Female Athlete of the Year award. The top 10 will be honored, along with their male counterparts as well as the MVPs in their respective sports, at the 25th annual Premier Performers Banquet. This year’s event will be held at 6:30 p.m. May 31 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Bethel Park.(more)
Two All-Americans, four state champions, a pair of three-sport performers and one, 2,000-point scorer comprise the field of finalists for The Almanac’s male athlete of the year. These individuals, along with MVPs in their respective sports, will be honored at the 25th annual Premier Performers All-Sports Banquet at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, May 31 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Bethel Park.(more)
Whether the last game against Mt. Lebanon, a 10-1 triumph, or the impending battle with league-leading Canon-McMillan at 3:45 p.m. April 23 at Bethel Park, the Lady Hawks take every softball game seriously this spring.(more)
In losing to South Fayette, 4-2, the Chartiers Valley softball team discovered something regarding Section 2-AAA. In such a competitive league, said CV manager Jeff Reicoff, “you really need to play mistake-free.”(more)
Ashley Iagnemma seldom is blown away. Rather, the pitcher reserves that experience for her opponents.(more)
Mt. Lebanon head coach Joe David paid Matty McConnell the ultimate compliment. After his Blue Devils ended McConnell’s scholastic career, posting a last-second victory, 50-48, against Chartiers Valley, David told McConnell that he was “better” than his brother, the star point guard for the Arizona Wildcats.(more)
In his quest to become a champion, Kellan Stout has excited and thrilled the Mt. Lebanon community like no other citizen. And yet, he is only 18 years old.(more)
Spencer Stefko knew the moment was coming. After Seton-La Salle lost, 79-34, to Philadelphia’s Neumann-Goretti in the PIAA Class AA girls’ basketball championship game at the Giant Center in Hershey, the team’s head coach for two seasons had to say goodbye to his seven seniors.(more)
Because Canon-McMillan couldn’t keep its cool, the Big Macs’ dreams for the program’s first state hockey championship melted away. Saddled with seven penalties, including a 10-minute misconduct, Canon-Mac lost, 6-4, to Holy Ghost Prep during the Pennsylvania Cup’s Class AAA final played at Penn State University’s Pegula Ice Arena.(more)
- RT @SetonLaSalle: Great season, Lady Rebels! Softball lost in semifinal round 6-1 to Mohawk #rebelpride
- RT @MtLebanonSports: 2015 PIAA Track and Field Championships LIVE on PCN this Saturday, May 23, 2015 http://t.co/7v5wibr1fs
- RT @sportsOR: Chartiers-Houston and Jefferson-Morgan will meet for 3rd time, in WPIAL Class A softball title game next Thursday (11:30 a.m.…
- RT @JosephGTuscano: Chartiers Houston softball qualified for PIAA playoffs with win over Bishop Canevin.
- #TBT - Will Disney and Sunny Disney Fitchett in "Nobody Loves an Albatross" in 1966 in honor of Sunny and Rob from Little Lake Theatre closing on their last weekend of Our Town before they start their next journey in life. Good Luck in all your future endeavors from the folks at The Almanac.
- The man charged in Tuesday's cfsbank robbery in Peters Township said he did so to support a 30-to-75-bag-per-day heroin habit.
- #SouthHillsLiving magazine is inside this week's Almanac. Make sure to pick it up, because there's A LOT to read about – Little Lake Theatre's transition, a feature on retired teachers who are trekking across the globe, info on South Hills swimming pools, and a spotlight on Carnegie, Pennsylvania, which is experiencing a major renaissance.
- Local artist Dino Guarino Artist is auctioning off a painting to benefit Neighborhood Legal Services Association (NLSA).