The inaugural University of Pittsburgh Sports Hall of Fame gets into motion when it inducts its first class on Sept. 7 during the Penn State weekend on the football schedule.

Note: This is a continuation of an annual series highlighting the old Brookville Area Softball League, which debuted at Comet Field in 1969 and ran through 1991. This year’s story centers on the 1978 season.

Here is a list of Brookville wrestlers who medaled at the annual Cadet or Junior Freestyle or Greco-Roman nationals held each summer in Fargo, N.D.

Tired of watching what I felt was a missed opportunity by the Pittsburgh Pirates to capitalize on their first good run in decades and then watching them jettison one-time foundations of the franchise Andrew McCutchen and Gerrit Cole, I expected very little and tried to insulate myself from a…

STONEBORO — Finishing off a 4-0 run at the state tournament, the Elk-McKean Junior Little League (13-14-year-old) All-Stars, comprised mostly of players from Johnsonburg and Kane, earned a trip to the Eastern Regional Tournament starting this weekend.


Riding a mountain bike at breakneck speeds wasn’t something that Brookville’s Ryan Johnson thought would get him to college when he went on his first ride, but in less than two weeks he’ll be towing his equipment to tiny Brevard College, a nine-hour drive to western North Carolina.

GREENSBURG — It appeared that the Punxsutawney Post 62 Senior American Legion team had advanced to Tuesday’s round of the Region 7 Tournament with a 16-4 win over Bushy Run — Penn-Trafford School District area — on Monday at Hempfield High School.

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