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 Guy Beresteanu, 14, and his sister Maya Beresteanu, 9.

Teenage fencer to represent U.S. at Maccabi games

Guy Beresteanu, 14, has been a fencer for eight years, but he will be a member of the U.S. Juniors male fencing team in Berlin this month.

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 At Motordrome Speedway in Smithton, Pa. Red white and blue had a small presence with only one Confederate Flag license plate, as a small crowd gathered waits for the rain to stop. The races were cancelled.

Confederate flag is far away from Smithton track

The only flags that NASCAR fans at the Motordrome Speedway in Smithton cared about Friday night were the American flags.

1 day ago

West Xtra: Moon senior continues to improve in Elite League

Moon’s Austin Hoffman continues to show improvement in the Western Pennsylvania Elite Baseball League.

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 Tim Giel won All-Ivy League honors as a pitcher for the Columbia University baseball team and now he's on the staff of the Washington Wild Things.

North/South Xtra: Giel adapts to his role as a reliever with the Wild Things

Former Shady Side Academy standout Tim Giel, who was used to being a starting pitcher, adapts to a new role with the Wild Things.

1 day ago

 The Penguins now have 52 percent of their $71.4 million salary cap invested in just five elite talents — Phil Kessel, pictured, and centers Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, defenseman Kris Letang and goalie Marc-Andre Fleury.

Adam Bittner: For Penguins, Phil Kessel trade invites disasters both near and far

The “win now” mentality continues for the Penguins as they continue to gamble their future away.

2 days ago

Duquesne to add women's intercollegiate bowling

The addition of women's bowling comes five years after the school cut four men's varsity sports, including baseball.

3 days ago

 Novak Djokovic of Serbia serves as he practices at Wimbledon in London on June 28, 2015.

Wimbledon: Top seeds cruise into second round; local woman eliminated

Williams, Djokovic win in straight sets; Peters Township’s Alison Riske loses.

4 days ago

 Pedro Alvarez is proving to be a great offensive weapon for the Pirates. On defense? Not so much.

Adam Bittner: Despite his mighty bat, Pedro Alvarez hurting Pirates

While the slugger may be giving the Pirates a boost on offense, his skills on defense leave a lot to be desired.

5 days ago

 Nick Sisley discusses his new book, "Gun Digest Shooter's Guide to Shotgun Games," at the Tarentum District Sportsmen's Club in Sarver.

Interest in shotgunning games varies among wing shooters

Not all clay target shooters step into a time machine every time they call “pull,” and can vary greatly in their reasons for partaking.

6 days ago

 T.J. McConnell signed a free agent contract with the Philadelphia 76ers, giving him the chance to play in the summer league and earn a spot on the team.

Ex-Chartiers Valley guard McConnell picked up by Philadelphia 76ers

Former Chartiers Valley star guard did not get drafted but was invited to sign as a free agent with Philadelphia.

1 week ago

Pro Basketball

Summer league canceled after Pitt pulls players out

Panthers coach Jamie Dixon cited the number of players recovering from injuries and changes in NCAA rules for the decision to not play.

Former Duquesne star Mike James is the oldest pro basketball player in the country

The guard is still playing, having just completed his 16th pro season at the age of 40.