Bailey Parshall's walk-off single gave Belle Vernon a 3-2 win over Southmoreland in their WPIAL Class AAA semifinal softball game on Thursday.
Dunbar resident Jacob Golden will compete at Sunday's High Voltage GNCC in Maidsville, West Virginia, in the Grand National Cross Country Series, presented by Specialized, an AMA National Championship.
Masontown scored five runs in the top of the first inning Thursday night, and Darion Palmer and Kenny Ryan combined on a three-hitter for a 7-2 Fayette County Baseball League win at Mill Run.
Aaron Scott was a teacher and varsity golf coach in the Uniontown Area School District when a job opportunity presented itself in 2013.
2019 — Nick Miller blazed through streets to the finish line at the track he once competed on in high school to win the 37th annual John Woodruff 5K Run and Walk. Miller, a 2009 Connellsville Area High School graduate who won the Woodruff for the first time, finished in 18:24, eight seconds ahead of Connellsville’s Jesse Irwin. Dominic Prestipino placed third in 19:03 to give Connellsville a clean sweep in the top three in the run. Elizabeth Township’s Erika Suhy won the women’s run goin…
CARMICHAELS -- Carmichaels scratched out a pair of runs in the bottom of the fifth inning and Joby Lapkowicz did the rest as the Copperheads eked out a 2-1 Fayette County Baseball League win Thursday night over the visiting Fayette Raiders.
2019 — Danae Rugola won the WPGA Girls Match Play Invitational title at Latrobe Country Club. Elizabeth Forward graduate Angus McHolme advanced to the final match of the 46th C.R. Miller Match Play Invitational, but was unable to successfully defend his title with a loss to Palmer Jackson.
Matt Sabatini didn't fear his first season as head coach of Beth-Center's baseball team would end when he heard Gov. Tom Wolf's mid-March announcement that school's were going to be shut down
Everyone is aware of the standard of excellence that the Ivy League emanates when it comes to the world of academia, however, it could be at the forefront of the collegiate sports world once again for the second time in four months.
2019 — Carmichaels scored all the runs it needed in the first two innings to secure a key 11-6 Fayette County Baseball League victory against Mitch’s Bail Bonds. The Copperheads improved to 12-1, while Mitch’s Bail Bonds went to 10-4. Joe Sabolek started and went four innings for the win, allowing two runs with five strikeouts and four walks. Tyler Reyes had a pair of singles and three RBI, while Chuck Gasti finished with two singles and two RBI for Carmichaels. Noah Hansen finished with…
Natalie French fouled off several 3-2 pitches until she found one she liked and drilled it down the left-field line to bring in Ashley Joll with the winning run, giving Belle Vernon its first state championship in softball with a 4-3 walk-off win over West Perry on June 25.
2019 — Dominic Costellic threw a no-hitter in the first game and Louden Conte came on in the seventh inning to save the second game as Mitch’s Bail Bonds swept AMD Industries, 12-0 and 4-3, in a Fayette County Baseball League doubleheader. Costellic nearly tossed a perfect game in the opener, but hit Dillon Shields with a pitch in the fourth inning. He struck out nine and didn’t walk a batter. Cole Yeager went 3-for-3 in the opening game win. Garrett Stevenson drove in the eventual winni…
2018 — Smithfield-Fairchance held off a late Farmington rally for a 5-4 road victory in Fayette American Legion Baseball League action. Farmington scored three runs on two hits and had the bases loaded with one out in the seventh inning before Mike Coll induced a 1-2-3 double play to end the threat and the game. Adam Simon allowed one unearned run on three hits in five innings. Coll picked up the save.
Chris Sale threw a complete-game, two-hitter Sunday afternoon as the Boston Red Sox avoided the sweep with a 4-0 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Josh Bell wanted to make a statement with his actions, a way to channel the disgust the Pittsburgh Pirates first baseman felt in the wake of George Floyd’s death at the hands of Minneapolis police in late May.
2013 — Zack Stashick’s grand slam in the eighth inning with the scored tied at 4-4 jump-started Uniontown’s offense for a 14-11 road victory over Colonial 3 in Fayette American Legion Baseball League play. Uniontown’s Luke Wallace added a two-run double. Winning pitcher Zach Uhazie had five strikeouts and one walk. Drew DeBerry had three hits for Uniontown. Shane Roebuck had two hits for Colonial.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Joe Musgrove isn’t trying to make a political statement when the Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher dons a mask, but a practical one.
2019 — Uniontown swept a Fayette American Legion Baseball League doubleheader from Farmington, 6-0 and 7-0. Uniontown improved to 15-0 in Legion play and 17-3 overall. Farmington slipped to 7-9. Kaleb Scott pitched five scoreless innings to win the first game, allowing three hits with four strikeouts and no walks. Chad Petrush went 3-for-4 with a double, two singles and three RBI. Nick Kumor had a pair of singles and two runs scored. Garrett Myers and Greg Lancaster combined on a three-h…
MILL RUN -- Masontown gave Mill Run a couple extra outs in the middle innings and the home team made the most of the opportunities for a 9-2 Fayette County Baseball League victory Thursday night.
Local baseball leagues will continue on while taking precautions after Gov. Wolf signed an order expanding rules on the wearing of masks and social distancing Wednesday.
Phil Pergola, the only coach to guide a boys basketball team from Washington County to a PIAA championship in the state’s largest classification, might have coached the final game in his illustrious 55-year career.
2019 — Uniontown scored the deciding run in the bottom of the 10th to defeat Smithfield-Fairchance, 6-5, in a Fayette American Legion Baseball League game originally suspended on June 24. The game was suspended because of rain with one out in the bottom of the ninth with the score 5-5.
Aaron Previsky hustled around the bases from first base to score the winning run on Travis Sankovich's bases-loaded double with two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning Wednesday night to lift Mitch's Bail Bonds to a 5-4 win over the visiting Fayette Raiders.