Author: Jerry DiPaola


Penn State’s Matt Wood, a Pine-Richland grad, was selected in the fourth round of the MLB Draft by the Brewers on July 18, 2022.
‘Commander on the field,’ ex-Pine-Richland, Penn State catcher Matt Wood selected in 4th round by Brewers
July 18, 2022
The Milwaukee Brewers selected former Pine-Richland and Penn State catcher Matt Wood in the fourth round of the MLB Draft on Monday, perhaps impressed by the take-charge attitude he has cultivated throughout his baseball career.

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Pitt wants to play Leechburg’s Braylan Lovelace as an outside linebacker. For the Blue Devils, rising senior Lovelace plays middle linebacker, safety and running back.
Still-growing Leechburg senior Braylan Lovelace commits to Pitt
June 19, 2022
Randy Walters saw the flash plays on defense, the long runs on offense. And that athleticism — it was a sight to behold.

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Pirates closer David Bednar celebrates with catcher Michael Perez after defeating the Dodgers on Monday, May 9, 2022, at PNC Park.
While Pirates hope bats heat up, bullpen cools off the opponents
May 19, 2022
Considering the angst created by the Pirates’ recent offensive deficiencies, it was shocking to look up Thursday morning and discover they had won three of their past five games.

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Pirates catcher Roberto Perez wears a pitch signal device on his glove-side arm during a game against the Nationals on April 17, 2022, at PNC Park.
Pirates catcher Roberto Perez to have season-ending surgery on hamstring
May 18, 2022
Veteran catcher Roberto Perez, who was helping guide the Pittsburgh Pirates pitching staff through the difficult early days of the season, will have season-ending surgery to repair his hamstring, director of sports medicine Todd Tomczyk said Wednesday afternoon.

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Marquette’s Greg Elliott drives to the basket against Villanova’s Collin Gillespie during the first half Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2022, in Milwaukee. Elliott is transferring to Pitt.
Pitt coach Jeff Capel adds former Marquette guard Greg Elliott to roster
May 17, 2022
Pitt men’s basketball coach Jeff Capel continued to make use of the NCAA transfer portal, securing a commitment Tuesday from former Marquette guard Greg Elliott.

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Mario Lemieux parades the Stanley Cup around Chicago Stadium after the Penguins beat the Chicago Blackhawks to win their second consecutive championship on June 2, 1992.
Painful memories: Mario Lemieux, Jerome Bettis, Dan Marino know how Sidney Crosby felt missing Game 6
May 15, 2022
Sidney Crosby’s suspected concussion, apparently the result of a high hit from New York Rangers defenseman Jacob Trouba in Game 5 of the Pittsburgh Penguins’ first-round playoff series, forced him to miss the 5-3 loss Friday in Game 6.

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Pirates shortstop Rodolfo Castro takes a throw at second base against the Reds on Thursday at PNC Park.
Cole Tucker’s demotion from Pirates to Triple-A opens door for Rodolfo Castro
May 12, 2022
Cole Tucker took the bad news of his demotion to Triple-A Indianapolis like his manager expected.

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Pirates pitcher Cam Alldred looks out from the dugout after joining the team before a game against the Reds on Thursday, May 12, 2022, at PNC Park.
Pitcher Cam Alldred’s dad wakes up to the good news: His son is joining the Pirates
When Cam Alldred got word of his callup to the Pittsburgh Pirates late Tuesday night, he was shocked and almost speechless.

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Pirates center fielder Jake Marisnick makes a diving catch during the fourth inning against the Dodgers on Monday, May 9, 2022, at PNC Park.
Pirates’ Jake Marisnick set for thumb surgery; Roberto Perez moves to 60-day IL
May 11, 2022
Jake Marisnick, whose left thumb was bent back toward his elbow while making a diving catch in left field Monday, will have surgery to repair the ulnar collateral ligament.

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The Pirates’ Cole Tucker bats left-handed with the bases loaded against the Dodgers on Monday, May 9, 2022, at PNC Park.
Pirates’ Cole Tucker makes the switch, decides to bat only from left side
May 10, 2022
Cole Tucker had a ready, logical and honest explanation Tuesday for his decision to stop switch-hitting and concentrate on batting from the left side.

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Pirates center fielder Jake Marisnick makes a diving catch during the fourth inning against the Dodgers on Monday at PNC Park.
Pirates outfielder Jake Marisnick placed on 10-day injured list with thumb injury
Already missing shortstop Kevin Newman, the Pittsburgh Pirates lost outfielder Jake Marisnick on Tuesday when he was placed on the 10-day injured list with a left thumb injury. Marisnick injured the thumb while making a diving catch Monday night in the 5-1 victory against the Los Angeles Dodgers.

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Pirates catcher Michael Perez rounds the bases past Dodgers third baseman Hanser Alberto afterr hitting a home run on Monday, May 9, 2022, at PNC Park.
Pirates catcher Michael Perez back wearing the clothes of a big-league player
Before the Indianapolis Indians game Saturday, catcher Michael Perez was casually looking for something to eat in the clubhouse kitchen.

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Pitt’s Jordan Addison avoids Virginia’s Darrius Bratton in the fourth quarter on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021 at Heinz Field.
NIL attorney: Jordan Addison’s name in transfer portal helped trigger new NCAA regulations
When the NCAA Division I Board of Directors set up the first guardrails intended to regulate boosters emboldened by name, image and likeness legislation, Jordan Addison’s presence in the transfer portal was one of the tipping points, a sports attorney said Tuesday.

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Pittsburgh quarterback Davis Beville (17) looks to pass against Michigan State during the first half of the Peach Bowl NCAA college football game, Thursday, Dec. 30, 2021, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
Former Pitt quarterback Davis Beville transfers to Oklahoma
May 9, 2022
Davis Beville’s decision to enter the NCAA transfer portal after three seasons at Pitt looked like a sound choice Monday when he committed to Oklahoma, where he has a chance to be the Sooners’ No. 1 backup quarterback.

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Pirates pitcher JT Brubaker delivers during the first inning against the Nationals on Thursday, April 14, 2022, at PNC Park.
Pirates look opportunity in the eye, starting with 4 games against struggling Reds
May 5, 2022
For those concerned that the Pittsburgh Pirates have made no progress from last season, know this:

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Twin brothers Jorge Diaz Graham (white uniform) and Guillermo Diaz Graham (gold uniform) signed to play for the Pitt basketball team on Wednesday.
Pitt lands twin Canary Islands big men Guillermo, Jorge Diaz Graham
May 4, 2022
When Pitt assistant coach Tim O’Toole first saw the Diaz Graham twins — Guillermo and Jorge — play basketball at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla., he immediately knew how he wanted to recruit them.

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Pittsburgh wide receiver Jordan Addison arrives for the Atlantic Coast Conference championship NCAA college football game against Wake Forest Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021, in Charlotte, N.C.
Analysis: With Jordan Addison in the transfer portal, can Pitt still be special?
May 3, 2022
Jordan Addison’s name appeared in the NCAA transfer portal Tuesday, which likely will end the Pitt career of one of the finest pass catchers in school history — after only two seasons.

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Pirates reliever Sam Howard pitches during the home opner against the Cubs on April 8, 2021, at PNC Park.
Pirates reach 26-man limit after sending pitchers Miguel Yajure, Sam Howard to Triple-A
The Pittsburgh Pirates reached the MLB-mandated 26-man roster limit by sending pitchers Miguel Yajure and Sam Howard to Triple-A Indianapolis.

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Miami (Ohio) guard Dae Dae Grant attempts to drive past the defense of Louisville guard Ryan McMahon on Dec. 18, 2019, in Louisville, Ky.
Duquesne adds 9th new face, former Miami (Ohio) guard Dae Dae Grant
May 2, 2022
Duquesne men’s basketball coach Keith Dambrot continues to add to his roster, securing a verbal commitment Monday from Dae Dae Grant, a 6-foot-2 guard who led Miami (Ohio) in scoring last season. Grant is the ninth player to join the Dukes this offseason.

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Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary High School teammates LeBron James and Dru Joyce III pose in 2009.
Duquesne coach Keith Dambrot reunites with former player Dru Joyce on Dukes staff
When he was 14 years old, Dru Joyce III threw in seven 3-pointers in a state championship game in Ohio.

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Duquesne University football wide receiver Cyrus Holder in a game against Long Island University on March 21 at Arthur J. Rooney Field. Dukes won 35-17.
Duquesne wide receiver Cyrus Holder signs with Bears
May 1, 2022
Duquesne wide receiver Cyrus Holder, who was a two-time All-Northeast Conference selection after transferring from Saint Francis (Pa.), has signed a free agent contract with the Chicago Bears.

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Pittsburgh long snapper Cal Adomitis (01) warms up at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis, Sunday, March 6, 2022.
Pitt long snapper Cal Adomitis signs with Bengals
April 30, 2022
Former Pitt long snapper Cal Adomitis was recognized as college football’s consensus best at his position, and the Cincinnati Bengals took notice, signing the Central Catholic graduate to a free-agent contract after the draft.

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Former Bethel Park, Duquesne offensive lineman eager to join Steelers on free-agent contract
After graduating from Bethel Park, Jake Dixon matriculated to Lewis (Ill.) University to play volleyball.

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Central Catholic’s Rodney Thomas II drafted by Colts in 7th round
Rodney Thomas II, who helped lead Central Catholic to a PIAA championship in 2015 and a runner-up finish a year later, will continue his football career with the Indianapolis Colts. Thomas, who played linebacker and safety at Yale, was drafted in the seventh round Saturday by the Colts, the 239th selection overall.

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Penn State defenders Joey Porter Jr. (9), Jesse Luketa (40) and Jaquan Brisker (1) tackle Auburn tight end John Samuel Shenker (47) during an NCAA college football game against Auburn in State College, Pa., on Saturday, Sept.18, 2021.
Jesse Luketa goes to Cardinals in 7th round, the 8th Penn State player drafted
Jesse Luketa, who grew up in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, became the fifth Penn State player drafted Saturday — and the eighth in the past three days — when the Arizona Cardinals selected him in the seventh round (256th overall).

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Penn State defenders Tariq Castro-Fields (5) and Ellis Brooks (13) tackle Indiana wide receiver Ty Fryfogle (3) during the second quarter of their NCAA college football game in State College, Pa., on Saturday, Oct. 02, 2021.
Penn State cornerback Tariq Castro-Fields goes to the 49ers in 6th round
When the San Francisco 49ers drafted former Penn State cornerback Tariq Castro-Fields with last pick (221st overall) in the sixth round, they added a defender with the requisite experience in big games against quality opponents.

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Pittsburgh head coach Pat Narduzzi celebrates after win against Wake Forest in the Atlantic Coast Conference championship NCAA college football game Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Jacob Kupferman)
Pitt secures verbal commitment from high school quarterback Kenny Minchey
Pitt coach Pat Narduzzi likes to add a quarterback to his roster every year, and he received a verbal commitment for the class of 2023 on Saturday when Kenny Minchey announced his plans to enroll next year.

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Penn State punter Jordan Stout (98) punts against Michigan during an NCAA college football game in State College, Pa. on Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021.
Ravens choose Penn State punter Jordan Stout in 4th round
All-American Jordan Stout did it all at Penn State — punting, placement kicking and kickoffs.

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Pitt’s Jordan Addison avoids Virginia’s Darrius Bratton in the fourth quarter on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021 at Heinz Field.
Reports: Biletnikoff Award winner Jordan Addison considering transfer from Pitt
April 29, 2022
Pitt wide receiver Jordan Addison, the 2021 Biletnikoff Award winner who teamed with Kenny Pickett to give the Panthers one of the top passing games in college football, is considering a move into the NCAA transfer portal, according to multiple national reports. Addison’s name did not appear in the portal Saturday afternoon, but he has until the deadline Sunday to enter it.

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Western Michigan’s Skyy Moore was drafted by the Chiefs in the second round Friday.
Shady Side Academy grad Skyy Moore goes to Kansas City Chiefs in 2nd round
Free of the hold placed upon him by the covid-19 pandemic, Skyy Moore put on a show for Western Michigan fans, NFL scouts and — though they didn’t appreciate it — Pitt’s defensive players on his way to hearing his name called by the Kansas City Chiefs on Friday night in the second round (54th overall) of the NFL Draft.

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Avery “Ace” Strickland signed a national letter of intent to play basketball for Pitt on April 28, 2022.
Pitt women’s basketball signs 6-foot-1 Avery Strickland
April 28, 2022
Pitt women’s basketball coach Lance White added the second member of his 2022 recruiting class Thursday, signing 6-foot-1 Avery “Ace” Strickland to a national letter of intent.

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Penn State safety Jaquan Brisker was drafted by the Bears in the second round Friday.
Bears select former Gateway, Penn State safety Jaquan Brisker
Former Penn State safety Jaquan Brisker, who was named an All-American safety on the junior college and Power 5 levels after a decorated career at Gateway, started a new journey Friday night when he was drafted in the second round (48th overall) by the Chicago Bears.

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Emily Boissonneault was introduced Tuesday, July 2, 2019, as Pitt’s first women’s lacrosse coach.
Pitt women’s lacrosse team defeats Louisville in ACC tournament opener
April 27, 2022
Pitt isn’t ready to put away its lacrosse sticks.

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Chase Kreitler was named Pitt’s head swimming coach April 26, 2022.
He’s a coach, not an FBI agent, but Pitt swimming’s Chase Kreitler sees common traits
Back in college at Cal State Bakersfield, Chase Kreitler had many conversations with his swim coach, Morgan Bailey. Mainly, they talked strokes and how best to take seconds off Kreitler’s times.

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Butler’s Devin Carney drives to the basket past Pine-Richland’s Luke Shanahan during their game in Pine.
Butler’s Devin Carney, FIU transfer point guard Tevin Brewer choose Duquesne
April 26, 2022
Duquesne added two more bricks to its roster reconstruction Tuesday when Butler High School’s Devin Carney and point guard Tevin Brewer, a transfer from FIU, signed letters of intent and joined the Dukes’ eight-man recruiting class.

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Former Pine Richland head coach Eric Kasperowicz at Pitt practice on Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021 at UPMC Rooney Sports Performance Complex.
Ex-Pine-Richland football coach Eric Kasperowicz joins Pitt staff as volunteer assistant
August 10, 2021
Eric Kasperowicz will be coaching football at a familiar place this fall after all.

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Perry’s Tyreese Fearbry is interviewed during a HSSN event Kennywood on July 22, 2021.
After committing to Penn State, Perry’s Tyreese Fearbry decides to re-open his recruitment
July 29, 2021
After verbally committing to Penn State on the Fourth of July, Perry four-star rush end Tyreese Fearby has decided to re-open his recruitment, he announced Thursday on his Twitter account.

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Vincentian’s Kyler Fedko drives in a run with a triple during the PIAA Class A state championship game against Southern Fulton Friday, June 15, 2018, at Penn State University.
Vincentian, UConn standout Kyler Fedko drafted by Twins
July 13, 2021
Vincentian graduate Kyler Fedko, who found a power stroke this season at the University of Connecticut after hitting .412 in 13 games in 2020, was chosen by the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday in the 12th round of the MLB Draft. He was the 369th overall selection.

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Hopewell’s Joseph Rock pitches against Deer Lakes during the WPIAL consolation game at Ross Memorial Park in Washington, on Tuesday, May 30, 2017.
Hopewell graduate, Ohio U. lefty Joe Rock goes to Rockies at 68th overall
July 12, 2021
Hopewell graduate Joe Rock turned a productive junior season at Ohio University — highlighted by a no-hitter against Morehead State in February — into a reputation the Colorado Rockies couldn’t ignore.

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Former Fox Chapel southpaw Patrick Monteverde was drafted by the Marlins in the eighth round.
Marlins draft former Fox Chapel, Seton Hill left-hander Patrick Monteverde
Patrick Monteverde’s left arm has carried him to several far-flung places — from Fox Chapel to Virginia Beach, Va., to Greensburg and, eventually, to Lubbock, Texas.

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The tarp covers the infield at Citi Field, where the scheduled baseball game between the New York Mets and the Pittsburgh Pirates has been postponed, Thursday, July 8, 2021, in New York.
Pirates game against Mets in New York postponed by rain; doubleheader Saturday
July 8, 2021
The Pittsburgh Pirates had played 16 games in 16 days before rain postponed the start of their four-game series Thursday night against the New York Mets at Citi field.

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Perry’s Tyreese Fearbry is a Division I recruit.
Perry defensive end Tyreese Fearbry commits to Penn State
July 4, 2021
Penn State landed the top-ranked player from among this season’s WPIAL and City League seniors Sunday when four-star defensive end Tyreese Fearbry of Perry Traditional Academy announced he will enroll in 2022.

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Trib HSSN Preseason Football All-Star team: Tyreese Fearbry, Perry
July 2, 2021
The Tribune-Review and the TribLive High School Sports Network are profiling each member of the 25-player Trib HSSN Preseason Football All-Star team. The players will be recognized July 22 during HSSN Media Day at Kennywood Park.

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NFL players Khaleke Hudson, Kenny Robinson, Miles Sanders, Damar Hamlin and Paris Ford pose for a photo during the PGH 2 the Pros football camp at Graham Field in Wilkinsburg on July 2, 2021.
WPIAL graduates give back by organizing, working football clinic in Wilkinsburg
The voice was as loud and distinctive as it was during his three seasons at Pitt. Only, this time, it was a bit playful.

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Penn State safety Lamont Wade (38) warms top prior to an NCAA college football game against Indiana in State College, Pa., on Saturday, Nov.16, 2019. Penn State defeated 34-27. (AP Photo/Barry Reeger)
From Clairton to PSU to the Steelers, Lamont Wade signs as undrafted free agent
May 1, 2021
When he played at Clairton, Lamont Wade had 26 scholarship offers before he chose Penn State and went on to play in 47 games, with 22 starts.

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Pittsburgh defensive back Damar Hamlin (3) plays against Virginia Tech in an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
Former Central Catholic, Pitt star Damar Hamlin goes to Bills in 6th round
Damar Hamlin spent so much time at Pitt — five seasons from 2016-20 — that it might be difficult to imagine him in another uniform.

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Notre Dame offensive lineman Robert Hainsey (72) blocks in a 2019 game against Michigan.
Super Bowl champ Bucs pick ex-Gateway OL Robert Hainsey in 3rd round
April 30, 2021
Gateway graduate Robert Hainsey is going home — to Florida.

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Central Valley’s Sean FitzSimmons celebrates his sack forcing a fumble during the first quarter of the WPIAL Class 3A championship game against Elizabeth Forward on Friday, Nov. 13, 2020, at North Allegheny.
Pitt gets commitment from Sean Fitzsimmons, Central Valley’s ‘face of the program’
April 9, 2021
After Central Valley defensive tackle Sean Fitzsimmons verbally committed to Pitt on Friday, the last topic coach Mark Lyons wanted to discuss five months before football season was the possibility of repeating as PIAA Class 3A champion.

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Aliquippa’s M.J. Devonshire avoids Sharon’s Marcel Smith-Austin during the Class 3A PIAA semifinal Dec. 1, 2018.
Pitt lands Aliquippa’s M.J. Devonshire to bolster secondary
December 29, 2020
Pitt landed a cornerback with some collegiate experience — and a lofty high school reputation — when Aliquippa graduate M.J. Devonshire pledged to enroll next year, his father, Marlin Devonshire Sr., told the Tribune-Review.

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Baldwin’s Dorien Ford - Trib HSSN preseason Kennywood Top 25 football team
Baldwin defensive lineman Dorien Ford picks Pitt
September 17, 2020
Pitt landed its fourth 2021 recruit from a WPIAL school Thursday night when Baldwin defensive lineman Dorien Ford tweeted his intention to enroll next year.

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Central Catholic’s Elliot Donald plays against Pine-Richland Friday, Sept. 28, 2019 at Gesling Stadium.
Central Catholic’s Elliot Donald, nephew of Aaron, says he’ll enroll at Pitt
July 24, 2020
Surprising no one, Central Catholic defensive tackle Elliot Donald announced Friday he will enroll at Pitt next year, joining a program where his uncle Aaron was one of the most celebrated players in school history.

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Central Valley’s Stephon Hall (25) and Hunter Mitchell celebrate after stopping Aliquippa on a 2-point conversion in overtime during the WPIAL Class 3A championship game Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019, at Heinz Field.
Central Valley safety Stephon Hall chooses Pitt
June 5, 2020
Stephon Hall’s path to a Pitt scholarship started six months ago.

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Beaver Falls’ Josh Hough tries to bring down Derry’s Justin Huss on Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, in a WPIAL 3A playoff football game at Derry Area High School.
Pitt extends scholarship offers to Beaver Falls’ Josh Hough, Brashear’s Ta’Mere Robinson
April 16, 2020
Pitt extended scholarship offers to two area prospects Thursday.

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Dallas Paolino (middle) participates in drills with other players during Carlynton football practice at the school Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019.
PIAA denies proposal to allow football scrimmage day after heat acclimatization
March 30, 2020
The PIAA Board of Directors on Monday voted to deny a proposal that would have allowed schools to hold a non-contact scrimmage with an opponent the day after the five-day heat acclimatization period in August.

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Butler’s Charles Kreinbucher shoots against Upper St. Clair’s Andrew Casey (right) and David Pantelis during their PIAA Class 6A second round state playoff game Wednesday, March 11, 2020, at UPMC Events Center in Moon.
PIAA keeps winter championships, spring sports on hold
The PIAA kept the fate of unfinished winter championships and the start of spring sports on hold Monday while awaiting further action from Gov. Tom Wolf’s office and the Pennsylvania Department of Health and Department of Education.

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Gateway running back Derrick Davis avoids Mt. Lebanon’s Sam Rolfsen on the way to a first-quarter touchdown Friday, Aug. 23, 2019 at Antimarino Stadium at Gateway High School.
Isolated college coaches, players deal with change in recruiting landscape
March 28, 2020
When it’s time to get serious about next football season, Ethan Carr will get down on the floor and do a series of push-ups and sit-ups, followed by some challenging pull-ups.

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Notre Dame quarterback Phil Jurkovec (15) warms up before the Camping World Bowl NCAA college football game against Iowa State Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
Sources: Former Pine-Richland and Notre Dame quarterback Phil Jurkovec commits to Boston College
January 11, 2020
Phil Jurkovec wasn’t a free agent for long.

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Pine-Richland quarterback Phil Jurkovec carries for a touchdown past Manheim Township’s Sam Emge during the third quarter of their PIAA Class 6A state semifinal Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, at Mansion Park in Altoona.
Pine-Richland’s Phil Jurkovec enters NCAA transfer portal
January 8, 2020
Pine-Richland graduate and Notre Dame backup quarterback Phil Jurkovec has placed his name in the NCAA transfer portal and will look to leave the Irish this year, according to a source close to the situation.

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Arizona State quarterback Joey Yellen warms up prior to a game against USC this season.
Arizona State QB Joey Yellen transfers to Pitt
January 2, 2020
Joey Yellen, who was a freshman quarterback at Arizona State last season, has transferred to Pitt and will start classes Monday, a source close to the situation told the Tribune-Review.

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Pitt’s Maurice Ffrench step out of the tackle attempt by Ohio’s Jamal Hudson on the way to a second-quarter touchdown Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019 at Heinz Field.
Pitt defense sacks Ohio in 1st win of season
September 7, 2019
Pitt sought balance in its offensive attack Saturday at Heinz Field, and for a spell found it.

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Pitt head coach Pat Narduzzi oversees training with his players on Friday, Aug. 2, 2019 during Pitt Panthers football practice at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex in Pittsburgh’s South Side.
Pitt early notebook: Getting ready for important Saturday scrimmage
August 16, 2019
Pitt coach Pat Narduzzi said practice was lighter Friday to prepare players for, perhaps, the most important day of training camp. That will be Saturday when he will conduct the second and final live scrimmage of the summer.

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Steel Valley’s Nahki Johnson celebrates with Eshawn Carter after Carter’s return for a touchdown against Wilmington Area during the 2A PIAA semifinal Friday, Nov. 30, 2018 at Ambridge High School.
West Mifflin rising junior Nahki Johnson gives Pitt verbal pledge
June 25, 2019
Pitt still has a little room for recruits in its 2020 class, but Pat Narduzzi already has started on 2021.

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Penn State’s Matt Wood, a Pine-Richland grad, was selected in the fourth round of the MLB Draft by the Brewers on July 18, 2022.
‘Commander on the field,’ ex-Pine-Richland, Penn State catcher Matt Wood selected in 4th round by Brewers
July 18, 2022
The Milwaukee Brewers selected former Pine-Richland and Penn State catcher Matt Wood in the fourth round of the MLB Draft on Monday, perhaps impressed by the take-charge attitude he has cultivated throughout his baseball career.

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Pitt wants to play Leechburg’s Braylan Lovelace as an outside linebacker. For the Blue Devils, rising senior Lovelace plays middle linebacker, safety and running back.
Still-growing Leechburg senior Braylan Lovelace commits to Pitt
June 19, 2022
Randy Walters saw the flash plays on defense, the long runs on offense. And that athleticism — it was a sight to behold.

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Pirates closer David Bednar celebrates with catcher Michael Perez after defeating the Dodgers on Monday, May 9, 2022, at PNC Park.
While Pirates hope bats heat up, bullpen cools off the opponents
May 19, 2022
Considering the angst created by the Pirates’ recent offensive deficiencies, it was shocking to look up Thursday morning and discover they had won three of their past five games.

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Pirates catcher Roberto Perez wears a pitch signal device on his glove-side arm during a game against the Nationals on April 17, 2022, at PNC Park.
Pirates catcher Roberto Perez to have season-ending surgery on hamstring
May 18, 2022
Veteran catcher Roberto Perez, who was helping guide the Pittsburgh Pirates pitching staff through the difficult early days of the season, will have season-ending surgery to repair his hamstring, director of sports medicine Todd Tomczyk said Wednesday afternoon.

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Marquette’s Greg Elliott drives to the basket against Villanova’s Collin Gillespie during the first half Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2022, in Milwaukee. Elliott is transferring to Pitt.
Pitt coach Jeff Capel adds former Marquette guard Greg Elliott to roster
May 17, 2022
Pitt men’s basketball coach Jeff Capel continued to make use of the NCAA transfer portal, securing a commitment Tuesday from former Marquette guard Greg Elliott.

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Mario Lemieux parades the Stanley Cup around Chicago Stadium after the Penguins beat the Chicago Blackhawks to win their second consecutive championship on June 2, 1992.
Painful memories: Mario Lemieux, Jerome Bettis, Dan Marino know how Sidney Crosby felt missing Game 6
May 15, 2022
Sidney Crosby’s suspected concussion, apparently the result of a high hit from New York Rangers defenseman Jacob Trouba in Game 5 of the Pittsburgh Penguins’ first-round playoff series, forced him to miss the 5-3 loss Friday in Game 6.

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Pirates shortstop Rodolfo Castro takes a throw at second base against the Reds on Thursday at PNC Park.
Cole Tucker’s demotion from Pirates to Triple-A opens door for Rodolfo Castro
May 12, 2022
Cole Tucker took the bad news of his demotion to Triple-A Indianapolis like his manager expected.

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Pirates pitcher Cam Alldred looks out from the dugout after joining the team before a game against the Reds on Thursday, May 12, 2022, at PNC Park.
Pitcher Cam Alldred’s dad wakes up to the good news: His son is joining the Pirates
When Cam Alldred got word of his callup to the Pittsburgh Pirates late Tuesday night, he was shocked and almost speechless.

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Pirates center fielder Jake Marisnick makes a diving catch during the fourth inning against the Dodgers on Monday, May 9, 2022, at PNC Park.
Pirates’ Jake Marisnick set for thumb surgery; Roberto Perez moves to 60-day IL
May 11, 2022
Jake Marisnick, whose left thumb was bent back toward his elbow while making a diving catch in left field Monday, will have surgery to repair the ulnar collateral ligament.

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The Pirates’ Cole Tucker bats left-handed with the bases loaded against the Dodgers on Monday, May 9, 2022, at PNC Park.
Pirates’ Cole Tucker makes the switch, decides to bat only from left side
May 10, 2022
Cole Tucker had a ready, logical and honest explanation Tuesday for his decision to stop switch-hitting and concentrate on batting from the left side.

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Pirates center fielder Jake Marisnick makes a diving catch during the fourth inning against the Dodgers on Monday at PNC Park.
Pirates outfielder Jake Marisnick placed on 10-day injured list with thumb injury
Already missing shortstop Kevin Newman, the Pittsburgh Pirates lost outfielder Jake Marisnick on Tuesday when he was placed on the 10-day injured list with a left thumb injury. Marisnick injured the thumb while making a diving catch Monday night in the 5-1 victory against the Los Angeles Dodgers.

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Pirates catcher Michael Perez rounds the bases past Dodgers third baseman Hanser Alberto afterr hitting a home run on Monday, May 9, 2022, at PNC Park.
Pirates catcher Michael Perez back wearing the clothes of a big-league player
Before the Indianapolis Indians game Saturday, catcher Michael Perez was casually looking for something to eat in the clubhouse kitchen.

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Pitt’s Jordan Addison avoids Virginia’s Darrius Bratton in the fourth quarter on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021 at Heinz Field.
NIL attorney: Jordan Addison’s name in transfer portal helped trigger new NCAA regulations
When the NCAA Division I Board of Directors set up the first guardrails intended to regulate boosters emboldened by name, image and likeness legislation, Jordan Addison’s presence in the transfer portal was one of the tipping points, a sports attorney said Tuesday.

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Pittsburgh quarterback Davis Beville (17) looks to pass against Michigan State during the first half of the Peach Bowl NCAA college football game, Thursday, Dec. 30, 2021, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
Former Pitt quarterback Davis Beville transfers to Oklahoma
May 9, 2022
Davis Beville’s decision to enter the NCAA transfer portal after three seasons at Pitt looked like a sound choice Monday when he committed to Oklahoma, where he has a chance to be the Sooners’ No. 1 backup quarterback.

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Pirates pitcher JT Brubaker delivers during the first inning against the Nationals on Thursday, April 14, 2022, at PNC Park.
Pirates look opportunity in the eye, starting with 4 games against struggling Reds
May 5, 2022
For those concerned that the Pittsburgh Pirates have made no progress from last season, know this:

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Twin brothers Jorge Diaz Graham (white uniform) and Guillermo Diaz Graham (gold uniform) signed to play for the Pitt basketball team on Wednesday.
Pitt lands twin Canary Islands big men Guillermo, Jorge Diaz Graham
May 4, 2022
When Pitt assistant coach Tim O’Toole first saw the Diaz Graham twins — Guillermo and Jorge — play basketball at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla., he immediately knew how he wanted to recruit them.

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Pittsburgh wide receiver Jordan Addison arrives for the Atlantic Coast Conference championship NCAA college football game against Wake Forest Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021, in Charlotte, N.C.
Analysis: With Jordan Addison in the transfer portal, can Pitt still be special?
May 3, 2022
Jordan Addison’s name appeared in the NCAA transfer portal Tuesday, which likely will end the Pitt career of one of the finest pass catchers in school history — after only two seasons.

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Pirates reliever Sam Howard pitches during the home opner against the Cubs on April 8, 2021, at PNC Park.
Pirates reach 26-man limit after sending pitchers Miguel Yajure, Sam Howard to Triple-A
The Pittsburgh Pirates reached the MLB-mandated 26-man roster limit by sending pitchers Miguel Yajure and Sam Howard to Triple-A Indianapolis.

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Miami (Ohio) guard Dae Dae Grant attempts to drive past the defense of Louisville guard Ryan McMahon on Dec. 18, 2019, in Louisville, Ky.
Duquesne adds 9th new face, former Miami (Ohio) guard Dae Dae Grant
May 2, 2022
Duquesne men’s basketball coach Keith Dambrot continues to add to his roster, securing a verbal commitment Monday from Dae Dae Grant, a 6-foot-2 guard who led Miami (Ohio) in scoring last season. Grant is the ninth player to join the Dukes this offseason.

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Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary High School teammates LeBron James and Dru Joyce III pose in 2009.
Duquesne coach Keith Dambrot reunites with former player Dru Joyce on Dukes staff
When he was 14 years old, Dru Joyce III threw in seven 3-pointers in a state championship game in Ohio.

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Duquesne University football wide receiver Cyrus Holder in a game against Long Island University on March 21 at Arthur J. Rooney Field. Dukes won 35-17.
Duquesne wide receiver Cyrus Holder signs with Bears
May 1, 2022
Duquesne wide receiver Cyrus Holder, who was a two-time All-Northeast Conference selection after transferring from Saint Francis (Pa.), has signed a free agent contract with the Chicago Bears.

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Pittsburgh long snapper Cal Adomitis (01) warms up at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis, Sunday, March 6, 2022.
Pitt long snapper Cal Adomitis signs with Bengals
April 30, 2022
Former Pitt long snapper Cal Adomitis was recognized as college football’s consensus best at his position, and the Cincinnati Bengals took notice, signing the Central Catholic graduate to a free-agent contract after the draft.

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Former Bethel Park, Duquesne offensive lineman eager to join Steelers on free-agent contract
After graduating from Bethel Park, Jake Dixon matriculated to Lewis (Ill.) University to play volleyball.

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Central Catholic’s Rodney Thomas II drafted by Colts in 7th round
Rodney Thomas II, who helped lead Central Catholic to a PIAA championship in 2015 and a runner-up finish a year later, will continue his football career with the Indianapolis Colts. Thomas, who played linebacker and safety at Yale, was drafted in the seventh round Saturday by the Colts, the 239th selection overall.

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Penn State defenders Joey Porter Jr. (9), Jesse Luketa (40) and Jaquan Brisker (1) tackle Auburn tight end John Samuel Shenker (47) during an NCAA college football game against Auburn in State College, Pa., on Saturday, Sept.18, 2021.
Jesse Luketa goes to Cardinals in 7th round, the 8th Penn State player drafted
Jesse Luketa, who grew up in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, became the fifth Penn State player drafted Saturday — and the eighth in the past three days — when the Arizona Cardinals selected him in the seventh round (256th overall).

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Penn State defenders Tariq Castro-Fields (5) and Ellis Brooks (13) tackle Indiana wide receiver Ty Fryfogle (3) during the second quarter of their NCAA college football game in State College, Pa., on Saturday, Oct. 02, 2021.
Penn State cornerback Tariq Castro-Fields goes to the 49ers in 6th round
When the San Francisco 49ers drafted former Penn State cornerback Tariq Castro-Fields with last pick (221st overall) in the sixth round, they added a defender with the requisite experience in big games against quality opponents.

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Pittsburgh head coach Pat Narduzzi celebrates after win against Wake Forest in the Atlantic Coast Conference championship NCAA college football game Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Jacob Kupferman)
Pitt secures verbal commitment from high school quarterback Kenny Minchey
Pitt coach Pat Narduzzi likes to add a quarterback to his roster every year, and he received a verbal commitment for the class of 2023 on Saturday when Kenny Minchey announced his plans to enroll next year.

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Penn State punter Jordan Stout (98) punts against Michigan during an NCAA college football game in State College, Pa. on Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021.
Ravens choose Penn State punter Jordan Stout in 4th round
All-American Jordan Stout did it all at Penn State — punting, placement kicking and kickoffs.

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Pitt’s Jordan Addison avoids Virginia’s Darrius Bratton in the fourth quarter on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021 at Heinz Field.
Reports: Biletnikoff Award winner Jordan Addison considering transfer from Pitt
April 29, 2022
Pitt wide receiver Jordan Addison, the 2021 Biletnikoff Award winner who teamed with Kenny Pickett to give the Panthers one of the top passing games in college football, is considering a move into the NCAA transfer portal, according to multiple national reports. Addison’s name did not appear in the portal Saturday afternoon, but he has until the deadline Sunday to enter it.

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Western Michigan’s Skyy Moore was drafted by the Chiefs in the second round Friday.
Shady Side Academy grad Skyy Moore goes to Kansas City Chiefs in 2nd round
Free of the hold placed upon him by the covid-19 pandemic, Skyy Moore put on a show for Western Michigan fans, NFL scouts and — though they didn’t appreciate it — Pitt’s defensive players on his way to hearing his name called by the Kansas City Chiefs on Friday night in the second round (54th overall) of the NFL Draft.

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Avery “Ace” Strickland signed a national letter of intent to play basketball for Pitt on April 28, 2022.
Pitt women’s basketball signs 6-foot-1 Avery Strickland
April 28, 2022
Pitt women’s basketball coach Lance White added the second member of his 2022 recruiting class Thursday, signing 6-foot-1 Avery “Ace” Strickland to a national letter of intent.

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Penn State safety Jaquan Brisker was drafted by the Bears in the second round Friday.
Bears select former Gateway, Penn State safety Jaquan Brisker
Former Penn State safety Jaquan Brisker, who was named an All-American safety on the junior college and Power 5 levels after a decorated career at Gateway, started a new journey Friday night when he was drafted in the second round (48th overall) by the Chicago Bears.

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Emily Boissonneault was introduced Tuesday, July 2, 2019, as Pitt’s first women’s lacrosse coach.
Pitt women’s lacrosse team defeats Louisville in ACC tournament opener
April 27, 2022
Pitt isn’t ready to put away its lacrosse sticks.

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Chase Kreitler was named Pitt’s head swimming coach April 26, 2022.
He’s a coach, not an FBI agent, but Pitt swimming’s Chase Kreitler sees common traits
Back in college at Cal State Bakersfield, Chase Kreitler had many conversations with his swim coach, Morgan Bailey. Mainly, they talked strokes and how best to take seconds off Kreitler’s times.

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Butler’s Devin Carney drives to the basket past Pine-Richland’s Luke Shanahan during their game in Pine.
Butler’s Devin Carney, FIU transfer point guard Tevin Brewer choose Duquesne
April 26, 2022
Duquesne added two more bricks to its roster reconstruction Tuesday when Butler High School’s Devin Carney and point guard Tevin Brewer, a transfer from FIU, signed letters of intent and joined the Dukes’ eight-man recruiting class.

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Former Pine Richland head coach Eric Kasperowicz at Pitt practice on Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021 at UPMC Rooney Sports Performance Complex.
Ex-Pine-Richland football coach Eric Kasperowicz joins Pitt staff as volunteer assistant
August 10, 2021
Eric Kasperowicz will be coaching football at a familiar place this fall after all.

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Perry’s Tyreese Fearbry is interviewed during a HSSN event Kennywood on July 22, 2021.
After committing to Penn State, Perry’s Tyreese Fearbry decides to re-open his recruitment
July 29, 2021
After verbally committing to Penn State on the Fourth of July, Perry four-star rush end Tyreese Fearby has decided to re-open his recruitment, he announced Thursday on his Twitter account.

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Vincentian’s Kyler Fedko drives in a run with a triple during the PIAA Class A state championship game against Southern Fulton Friday, June 15, 2018, at Penn State University.
Vincentian, UConn standout Kyler Fedko drafted by Twins
July 13, 2021
Vincentian graduate Kyler Fedko, who found a power stroke this season at the University of Connecticut after hitting .412 in 13 games in 2020, was chosen by the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday in the 12th round of the MLB Draft. He was the 369th overall selection.

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Hopewell’s Joseph Rock pitches against Deer Lakes during the WPIAL consolation game at Ross Memorial Park in Washington, on Tuesday, May 30, 2017.
Hopewell graduate, Ohio U. lefty Joe Rock goes to Rockies at 68th overall
July 12, 2021
Hopewell graduate Joe Rock turned a productive junior season at Ohio University — highlighted by a no-hitter against Morehead State in February — into a reputation the Colorado Rockies couldn’t ignore.

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Former Fox Chapel southpaw Patrick Monteverde was drafted by the Marlins in the eighth round.
Marlins draft former Fox Chapel, Seton Hill left-hander Patrick Monteverde
Patrick Monteverde’s left arm has carried him to several far-flung places — from Fox Chapel to Virginia Beach, Va., to Greensburg and, eventually, to Lubbock, Texas.

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The tarp covers the infield at Citi Field, where the scheduled baseball game between the New York Mets and the Pittsburgh Pirates has been postponed, Thursday, July 8, 2021, in New York.
Pirates game against Mets in New York postponed by rain; doubleheader Saturday
July 8, 2021
The Pittsburgh Pirates had played 16 games in 16 days before rain postponed the start of their four-game series Thursday night against the New York Mets at Citi field.

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Perry’s Tyreese Fearbry is a Division I recruit.
Perry defensive end Tyreese Fearbry commits to Penn State
July 4, 2021
Penn State landed the top-ranked player from among this season’s WPIAL and City League seniors Sunday when four-star defensive end Tyreese Fearbry of Perry Traditional Academy announced he will enroll in 2022.

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Trib HSSN Preseason Football All-Star team: Tyreese Fearbry, Perry
July 2, 2021
The Tribune-Review and the TribLive High School Sports Network are profiling each member of the 25-player Trib HSSN Preseason Football All-Star team. The players will be recognized July 22 during HSSN Media Day at Kennywood Park.

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NFL players Khaleke Hudson, Kenny Robinson, Miles Sanders, Damar Hamlin and Paris Ford pose for a photo during the PGH 2 the Pros football camp at Graham Field in Wilkinsburg on July 2, 2021.
WPIAL graduates give back by organizing, working football clinic in Wilkinsburg
The voice was as loud and distinctive as it was during his three seasons at Pitt. Only, this time, it was a bit playful.

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Penn State safety Lamont Wade (38) warms top prior to an NCAA college football game against Indiana in State College, Pa., on Saturday, Nov.16, 2019. Penn State defeated 34-27. (AP Photo/Barry Reeger)
From Clairton to PSU to the Steelers, Lamont Wade signs as undrafted free agent
May 1, 2021
When he played at Clairton, Lamont Wade had 26 scholarship offers before he chose Penn State and went on to play in 47 games, with 22 starts.

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Pittsburgh defensive back Damar Hamlin (3) plays against Virginia Tech in an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
Former Central Catholic, Pitt star Damar Hamlin goes to Bills in 6th round
Damar Hamlin spent so much time at Pitt — five seasons from 2016-20 — that it might be difficult to imagine him in another uniform.

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Notre Dame offensive lineman Robert Hainsey (72) blocks in a 2019 game against Michigan.
Super Bowl champ Bucs pick ex-Gateway OL Robert Hainsey in 3rd round
April 30, 2021
Gateway graduate Robert Hainsey is going home — to Florida.

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Central Valley’s Sean FitzSimmons celebrates his sack forcing a fumble during the first quarter of the WPIAL Class 3A championship game against Elizabeth Forward on Friday, Nov. 13, 2020, at North Allegheny.
Pitt gets commitment from Sean Fitzsimmons, Central Valley’s ‘face of the program’
April 9, 2021
After Central Valley defensive tackle Sean Fitzsimmons verbally committed to Pitt on Friday, the last topic coach Mark Lyons wanted to discuss five months before football season was the possibility of repeating as PIAA Class 3A champion.

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Aliquippa’s M.J. Devonshire avoids Sharon’s Marcel Smith-Austin during the Class 3A PIAA semifinal Dec. 1, 2018.
Pitt lands Aliquippa’s M.J. Devonshire to bolster secondary
December 29, 2020
Pitt landed a cornerback with some collegiate experience — and a lofty high school reputation — when Aliquippa graduate M.J. Devonshire pledged to enroll next year, his father, Marlin Devonshire Sr., told the Tribune-Review.

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Baldwin’s Dorien Ford - Trib HSSN preseason Kennywood Top 25 football team
Baldwin defensive lineman Dorien Ford picks Pitt
September 17, 2020
Pitt landed its fourth 2021 recruit from a WPIAL school Thursday night when Baldwin defensive lineman Dorien Ford tweeted his intention to enroll next year.

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Central Catholic’s Elliot Donald plays against Pine-Richland Friday, Sept. 28, 2019 at Gesling Stadium.
Central Catholic’s Elliot Donald, nephew of Aaron, says he’ll enroll at Pitt
July 24, 2020
Surprising no one, Central Catholic defensive tackle Elliot Donald announced Friday he will enroll at Pitt next year, joining a program where his uncle Aaron was one of the most celebrated players in school history.

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Central Valley’s Stephon Hall (25) and Hunter Mitchell celebrate after stopping Aliquippa on a 2-point conversion in overtime during the WPIAL Class 3A championship game Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019, at Heinz Field.
Central Valley safety Stephon Hall chooses Pitt
June 5, 2020
Stephon Hall’s path to a Pitt scholarship started six months ago.

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Beaver Falls’ Josh Hough tries to bring down Derry’s Justin Huss on Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, in a WPIAL 3A playoff football game at Derry Area High School.
Pitt extends scholarship offers to Beaver Falls’ Josh Hough, Brashear’s Ta’Mere Robinson
April 16, 2020
Pitt extended scholarship offers to two area prospects Thursday.

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Dallas Paolino (middle) participates in drills with other players during Carlynton football practice at the school Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019.
PIAA denies proposal to allow football scrimmage day after heat acclimatization
March 30, 2020
The PIAA Board of Directors on Monday voted to deny a proposal that would have allowed schools to hold a non-contact scrimmage with an opponent the day after the five-day heat acclimatization period in August.

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Butler’s Charles Kreinbucher shoots against Upper St. Clair’s Andrew Casey (right) and David Pantelis during their PIAA Class 6A second round state playoff game Wednesday, March 11, 2020, at UPMC Events Center in Moon.
PIAA keeps winter championships, spring sports on hold
The PIAA kept the fate of unfinished winter championships and the start of spring sports on hold Monday while awaiting further action from Gov. Tom Wolf’s office and the Pennsylvania Department of Health and Department of Education.

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Gateway running back Derrick Davis avoids Mt. Lebanon’s Sam Rolfsen on the way to a first-quarter touchdown Friday, Aug. 23, 2019 at Antimarino Stadium at Gateway High School.
Isolated college coaches, players deal with change in recruiting landscape
March 28, 2020
When it’s time to get serious about next football season, Ethan Carr will get down on the floor and do a series of push-ups and sit-ups, followed by some challenging pull-ups.

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Notre Dame quarterback Phil Jurkovec (15) warms up before the Camping World Bowl NCAA college football game against Iowa State Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
Sources: Former Pine-Richland and Notre Dame quarterback Phil Jurkovec commits to Boston College
January 11, 2020
Phil Jurkovec wasn’t a free agent for long.

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Pine-Richland quarterback Phil Jurkovec carries for a touchdown past Manheim Township’s Sam Emge during the third quarter of their PIAA Class 6A state semifinal Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, at Mansion Park in Altoona.
Pine-Richland’s Phil Jurkovec enters NCAA transfer portal
January 8, 2020
Pine-Richland graduate and Notre Dame backup quarterback Phil Jurkovec has placed his name in the NCAA transfer portal and will look to leave the Irish this year, according to a source close to the situation.

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Arizona State quarterback Joey Yellen warms up prior to a game against USC this season.
Arizona State QB Joey Yellen transfers to Pitt
January 2, 2020
Joey Yellen, who was a freshman quarterback at Arizona State last season, has transferred to Pitt and will start classes Monday, a source close to the situation told the Tribune-Review.

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Pitt’s Maurice Ffrench step out of the tackle attempt by Ohio’s Jamal Hudson on the way to a second-quarter touchdown Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019 at Heinz Field.
Pitt defense sacks Ohio in 1st win of season
September 7, 2019
Pitt sought balance in its offensive attack Saturday at Heinz Field, and for a spell found it.

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Pitt head coach Pat Narduzzi oversees training with his players on Friday, Aug. 2, 2019 during Pitt Panthers football practice at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex in Pittsburgh’s South Side.
Pitt early notebook: Getting ready for important Saturday scrimmage
August 16, 2019
Pitt coach Pat Narduzzi said practice was lighter Friday to prepare players for, perhaps, the most important day of training camp. That will be Saturday when he will conduct the second and final live scrimmage of the summer.

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Steel Valley’s Nahki Johnson celebrates with Eshawn Carter after Carter’s return for a touchdown against Wilmington Area during the 2A PIAA semifinal Friday, Nov. 30, 2018 at Ambridge High School.
West Mifflin rising junior Nahki Johnson gives Pitt verbal pledge
June 25, 2019
Pitt still has a little room for recruits in its 2020 class, but Pat Narduzzi already has started on 2021.

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