PIAA quarterfinal roundup: Pine-Richland completes comeback, North Allegheny’s season ends

When Pine-Richland fell into a 14-0 hole vs. Cathedral Prep in the first half of their PIAA Class 5A quarterfinal clash, the Rams could have easily packed it in and called it a season. They...

WPIAL Class 4A championship: Aliquippa muscles its way to second consecutive title

Aliquippa played like a team possessed Friday. It was Quips’ ability to possess the football that propelled them to a second consecutive WPIAL title. The most anticipated game of Friday’s championships turned out to be a...

WPIAL Class 3A championship: Quinton Martin’s highlight-reel TDs lift Belle Vernon to elusive title

Every time Avonworth lined up to punt in Friday’s WPIAL Class 3A championship clash vs. Belle Vernon, the Antelopes made sure to kick the ball away from Leopards star Quinton Martin — except once. Turns out,...

WPIAL Class 2A championship: Cruce Brookins stars in Steel Valley win

It was the Cruce Brookins show on Friday at Acrisure Stadium.  The Steel Valley senior quarterback accounted for 159 of the Ironmen’s 172 first-half yards, leading his team to a 34-14 win over Beaver Falls...

WPIAL Class 1A championship: No. 10 seed Union stuns top-seeded Bishop Canevin to claim first WPIAL championship since 1959

Not even Braylon Thomas saw this one coming. After leading No. 10 seed Union to a 26-0 victory against top-seeded, defending champion Bishop Canevin in the WPIAL Class 1A championship game Friday at Acrisure Stadium,...

‘Just what Pittsburgh embodies’ — YaJagoff Media’s holiday parade ushers in season with yinzer flair

Last year, YaJagoff Media co-founders John Chamberlin and Rachael Rennebeck found themselves having trouble getting into the holiday spirit. They always had enjoyed ushering in the season by attending the annual WPXI-TV Holiday Parade, but...

He takes an hour walk toward the holidays through a gleaming Downtown

I took a one-hour tour of the Point Downtown on Wednesday night and shot pictures with a used cellphone given to me by my daughter, since PUP has no camera gear. What I saw...

It’s a holiday miracle! Maggie’s Farm Rum has eggnog

As supply chain issues continue to Grinch businesses while the world rolls into the 2022 winter holidays, Pittsburgh's Maggie's Farm Rum easily could have been forced to cancel its very popular tradition that is...