Monthly Archives: April 2011

Vintage Base Ball: So old you have to spell it with TWO words!

Today in Carnegie, the Somerset Frosty Sons of Thunder beat the Pittsburgh Franklins in an 1860′s doubleheader. I was one of the Pittsburgh Franklins. The scores were 7-4 and 4-3 respectively, but the real conclusion is that vintage base ball is … Continue reading

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Tonight, in Volleyball Teams that Start with “Penn…”

This week’s matchup is Penn Trafford at Penn Hills. The Warriors were up for a little redemption after losing to Penn Hills at home last month. Tonight, Penn Trafford got their redemption with a decisive, 3-game sweep. PT sets up … Continue reading

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Norwin at Canon-McMillan Lacrosse: South Hills Field Trip!

We are the Knights who say…Norwin! Tonight, the Knights beat the Canon-McMillan Big Macs 6-5. The two teams were neck-and-neck the whole game. Each team scored one goal in the first quarter. It took until 3:32 were left in the … Continue reading

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SG Rainout Tuesdays: Norwin Baseball Tarp-Pulling

Today’s baseball game at Norwin looked more like a Penguins’ playoff game. Lightning was all over us. How do I keep finding these days? The game, Franklin Regional at Norwin, was called before the first pitch. So here’s some more … Continue reading

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SG Faced with Softball Paradox at Batting Cages

I went out to get some serious BP today. There aren’t many batting cages open yet. The guy at the front desk said, “That’ll be $30.00 for one half-hour. Have you got someone to feed the balls into the machine?” … Continue reading

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Perry HS wrestling champ Visokey narrows college choice

If you’re a college wrestler, you better hope you’re at the right one. City League 215-class champion Joshua Visokey has had a busy spring. Now, he must choose where he wants to study and wrestle (but not both at the … Continue reading

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Seton LaSalle at Norwin Lacrosse: Endurance Battle

Last night, the Seton LaSalle Rebels beat the Norwin Knights 9-5 on a cold night in Norwin’s Stadium. In the end, the Rebel forces just wore the Knights down. SLS scored four goals in the first quarter, Continue reading

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Pennsylvania Tarp Pullers Association: Real Sports for Real Pennsylvanians

It was a great day for Association Tarp Pulling! Check this out! Just kidding, it had been softball before the tarp-fest started. I arrived late. I’d been looking around for a Latrobe at FR tennis match that had been moved … Continue reading

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SG is Meeting with the Journalists of Pittsburgh

From the sprawled-out cushion pile of Cara De Carlo Tonight, I’m attending the Journalism Awards Dinner hosted by the Women’s Press Club of Pittsburgh. Check back later! I hope to get pics with some of our favorite Pittsburgh sports journalists. Continue reading

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Commerce League Preview and My Thoughts as Spring Heats Up

By Cara De Carlo Check out the softball team I’ve joined. It’s a coed league out here in Murrysville and Delmont, and we have our first three games this Sunday. I hope I have enough gum. Overall, there’s a lot … Continue reading

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