Renegades win in five innings
Zach Detillio allowed two runs in a five-inning game for Berkley Hills Friday at Point Stadium in a 12-2 AAABA League victory over First Commonwealth Bank.
Berkley Hills’ Rick Jones went 3-for-4 with one RBI and two runs scored. John Jones had two hits, two RBI and scored three runs.
Jack Hauerich caught the game and had a pair of hits and RBI. Dylan Brooks had one hit, scored three runs and stole a base.
Joe Hrbal and Zach Varga each had two hits for First Commonwealth.
Laurel Auto nips Renegades
Ryan Bills tossed a complete game, scattering seven hits while striking out four and walking one in Laurel Auto Group’s 4-3 win over Berkely Hills Renegades in Thursday’s late game at the Point.
Laurel Auto’s Gordan Barr had two hits, including a run-scoring single that plated the eventual game-winner in the third.
Berkley Hills’ Matt Kastelic had two hits and drove in a run. Dan Gray had two hits and two RBI.
Harrison up, Sanchez down
PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Pirates recalled infielder/outfielder Josh Harrison from Indianapolis on Friday and sent catcher Tony Sanchez to the Triple-A club.
Harrison hit .316 with four home runs and 33 RBI in 60 games with Indianapolis. In 11 games in two stints with the Pirates this season, he went 2-for-11 with one RBI.
Sanchez made his major league debut Sunday and went 2-for-8 with a double in two games.
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Tomlin hit with $100G fine
Here’s another adjective Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin can call his ill-timed two-step onto the field last Thursday night against Baltimore.
ACC-olades rolling in: Pitt’s Donald named league’s top defender
Pitt senior defensive tackle Aaron Donald, the national leader in tackles for loss, has been selected the 2013 Atlantic Coast Conference Defensive Player of the Year by the Atlantic Coast Conference Sports Media Association (ACSMA).
Irish too much for Lady Lions
Natalie Achonwa had 21 points and 10 rebounds to lead No. 4 Notre Dame in a 77-67 victory over No. 10 Penn State on Wednesday night.
Mountain Hawks outlast Red Flash
Tim Kempton scored 18 points and pulled down a career-high 15 rebounds as Lehigh took down St. Francis 57-50 on Wednesday night.
UPJ volleyball heads to NCAA Division II Regional
The fifth-seeded Pitt-Johnstown women’s volleyball team will open its first ever berth in the NCAA Division II Regional Tournament against fourth-seeded Shippensburg University beginning today at Wheeling Jesuit University.
Big second half leads UPJ past host Clarion
Nate Snodgrass scored 18 points, and Pitt-Johnstown outscored Clarion by 20 points over the final 16 minutes to earn a 78-68 comeback victory in the PSAC on the road.
Lady Cats get first PSAC win
Pitt-Johnstown built an 18-point halftime advantage en route to a 98-81 win at Clarion that earned the Lady Cats the program’s first PSAC victory.
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On a high note: Penn State ends year with win, holds off Wisconsin rally in upset
A bright future for Penn State emerged on a cool, crisp day in the Midwest.
Bruins snap skid against Pens
The surging Boston Bruins said they weren’t fazed by Sidney Crosby’s last-second goal. They proved it in overtime.
Torey Krug scored 34 seconds into OT and the Bruins beat Pittsburgh 4-3 on Monday night, snapping a seven-game, regular-season losing streak to the Penguins in a matchup of the Eastern Conference’s top two teams.
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