Former high school baseball coach pleads guilty to accepting charitable donations for his own use

Steven Wetzel, who coached at Freedom Area H.S., used funds from Hero Program to purchase meals, Pirates tickets and work on his house.

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 Butler Area High School baseball player Connor Ollio participated in the COPABE “AA” Pan American Championships in Mexico as part of Team USA 15U.

North Xtra: Butler sophomore Ollio a fast-rising baseball prospect

A trip to Mexico last month to play for a national team certainly confirmed the talent many see in Connor Ollio at just 15.

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North Xtra: Baseball trip to Mexico a culture shock for Butler family

Just when they thought they had seen it all, the Ollio family caught a glimpse of something else while in Mexico for a baseball tournament.

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 Peters Township's Jordan Jankowski is now in Class AAA with the Houston Astros organization.

South Xtra: Local standouts turned baseball pros join up for training facility

Jordan Jankowski (Peters Township) and Jordan Steranka (Mt. Lebanon) hope to reach the major leagues, but want to help kids along the way.

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