Eleanor Bailey

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Bio: Eleanor Bailey has been the sports editor at The Almanac since 1982. She graduated from Duquesne University with a degree in journalism and speech communications.

Department: News

Stories written by Eleanor Bailey

Mt. Lebanon wins WPIAL lacrosse title


Mt. Lebanon is the WPIAL Division I champions in boys’ lacrosse for the fourth time in seven years for a reason.

Mt. Lebanon’s Dougherty dominates WPIAL finals

- Dougherty dominates WPIAL finals

Mt. Lebanon beats Chartiers Valley to reach lacrosse finals

- Mt. Lebanon beats Chartiers Valley to reach WPIAL finals

Seton-La Salle knocks off Avonworth in WPIAL softball

- Zola, Wagner propel Seton-La Salle passed Avonworth

Almanac announces Waldie/Shaeffer finalists

- The Almanac announces Waldie Shaeffer finalists

Seton-La Salle embarks on WPIAL softball playoff run

- Rebels ready for playoff run

Area athletes qualify for WPIAL track championships

- Area athletes qualify for track finals

Upper St. Clair hurdler ready for WPIAL finals

- Brevin Banton favored to win hurdles

Upper St. Clair claims WPIAL tennis title

- USC wins WPIAL title

Mt. Lebanon ladies runners-up in WPIAL track championships

- Mt. Lebanon girls compete in WPIAL finals

Almanac announces finalists for female athlete of the year

- The Almanac announces finalists for female athlete of the year.

Peters Township battles Mt. Lebanon in LAX

- Peters Township battles Mt. Lebanon in boys' lacrosse

Almanac announces male finalists for athlete of the year

- The Almanac announces its top 10 finalists for male athlete of the year.

Mt. Lebanon grappler earns All-America honors

- Kellan Stout named All-American

Bethel Park treats all teams with equal respect

- Bethel Park preps for Canon-Mac

Chartiers Valley in hunt for softball title

- Despite defeat, Chartiers Valley still in hunt for section title

South Fayette pitcher posts 500th career strikeout

- Ashley Iagnemma surpasses 500 strikeouts in her career at South Fayette

Mt. Lebanon ladies off to 9-0 start in lacrosse

- Mt. Lebanon girls off to perfect start

Hard work working for Keystone Oaks


Though Scott Crimone knows there is a long way to go in the high school baseball season, the Keystone Oaks manager paused, ever so briefly, to celebrate his team’s triumph, 12-0, against Seton-La Salle.

Mt. Lebanon leading topsy-turvy Section 4 in baseball

- The Mt. Lebanon baseball team leads Section 4.

Upper St. Clair senior named Gatorade Player of the Year

- Upper St. Clair senior named Gatorade Soccer Player of the Year for Pennsylvania.

Mt. Lebanon wins TSTCA meet

- Mt. Lebanon dominates TSTCA

Seton-La Salle guard named Almanac MVP

- Seton-La Salle's Cassidy Walsh named Almanac MVP for girls' basketball.

Seton-La Salle, Bethel Park, Canevin lead all-star list

- The Almanac announces its all-stars for girls' basketball.

Mt. Lebanon dentist Dr. Charles Oakley retires

- Dr. Charles "Gus" Oakley retires from practice.

Mt. Lebanon, Chartiers Valley, Seton-La Salle headline all-star list


Mt. Lebanon may not have garnered any trophies or medals for the boys’ basketball season. However, the Blue Devils experienced a monumental year. They posted a 21-7 record.

Chartiers Valley senior nets Almanac MVP honor


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 ...