Monday, May 20, 2013
Check here frequently for news and opinions on the second-round series.
The Pittsburgh Penguins' journey to a possible fourth Stanley Cup title and second in the past five years began with an NHL playoffs game on May 1 at CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh. Now, the Penguins need 12 more postseason wins this year in order to raise the cup, including four against their second-round opponent—the Ottawa Senators. Second-Round Schedule Tuesday, May 14 - Pittsburgh 4, Ottawa 1 (Recap | Box Score) Friday, May 17 - Pittsburgh 4, Ottawa 3 (Recap | Box Score) Sunday, May 19 - Ottawa 2, Pittsburgh 1 (OT) - 7:30 p.m. (Recap | Box Score) Wednesday, May 22 - Pittsburgh at Ottawa - 7:30 p.m. (TV: NBC Sports Network) Friday, May 24 - Ottawa at Pittsburgh - 7:30 p.m. (TV: NBC Sports Network) Sunday, May 26 - Pittsburgh at …
Monday, May 13, 2013
Fans are also encouraged to bring video cameras or cell phones to film a Penguins version of the Harlem Shake led by the winner of the dance contest.
Allegheny County will host a rally in celebration of the Pittsburgh Penguins’ second-round playoff series against the Ottawa Senators. The event will take place at noon on Tuesday, May 14, in the courtyard of the Allegheny County Courthouse located at 436 Grant Street in downtown Pittsburgh. WDVE’s Val Porter will emcee the rally, which will feature the following five contests for Penguins fans: Winners of the costume, cheer, banner/sign and dance contests will be determined by audience vote. Prizes include rounds of golf for four at a county golf course, day passes to a county pool, Penguins shirts and rally towels. Fans are encouraged to bring video cameras or cell phones to film a Penguins version of the Harlem Shake led by the winner …
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Game 4 was on Long Island on Tuesday night. See how media and fans are covering and reacting to the series.
Sunday, May 5, 2013
Among celebration, a family mourns the death of a 23-year-old man during the half marathon.
Nearly 23,000 people participated in the Pittsburgh Marathon on Sunday under a clear sky. James Kirwa of Kenya defended his full marathon title in 2 hours, 13 minutes, 37 seconds. “I flew in last night from Nairobi, but I thought that I could win since I knew the course and training had been going well,” said Kirwa. “I cramped a bit at the end, and maybe next year I will come back to try for the 2:10 event record.” American Mary Akor of Hawthorne, CA won the women’s 26.2 mile race in 2:37:35. In the half marathon, Kenyans Julius Kogo and Risper Gesabwa took the 13.1 mile titles in 1:02:32 and 1:13:16 respectively, with Kogo setting a course record. Click here for complete results and add your marathon photos and videos to the slideshow …
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Fans are invited to the 'Annihilate the Islanders Rally' in downtown Pittsburgh.
Allegheny County officials are planning an "Annihilate the Islanders Rally" before the Pittsburgh Penguins' first playoff game Wednesday, May 1. The rally begins at noon in the Allegheny Courthouse courtyard and includes giveaways from the Penguins and Turner's Dairy and an appearance from Iceburgh. Val Porter from WDVE will host the event and the Kardasz Brothers will perform live music. The best-of-seven playoff series against the New York Islanders begins at 7:30 p.m. at Consol Energy Center. The Pens won the regular-season series with the Islanders, 4-1. Share your Penguins pride. Upload photos of your Pens gear in the media box above. How do you think the Pens will do in the playoffs this year? Tell us in the comments below. …
Saturday, April 13, 2013
Nominations are being sought for the Class of 2013.
The Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame, East Boros Chapter, celebrated its 35th year by inducting an eight-member class at Edgewood Country Club in Churchill Borough in October 2012. And with the Class of 2013 now under consideration, Patch wants to know: Who should be the next inductees into the East Boros Sports Hall of Fame? The East Boros Chapter encompasses the communities within the Plum, Riverview, Woodland Hills, Wilkinsburg, Penn Hills, Gateway, East Allegheny, Franklin Regional and Penn-Trafford school districts, and each fall, the chapter inducts deserving alumni from these districts' high schools and high schools that preceded them who have brought lasting fame and recognition to Pennsylvania through their athletic achievements. …
Thursday, April 11, 2013
The non-contact game is for players from kindergarten to eighth grade.
Powerhouse Sports' 2013 spring season of NFL flag football will soon begin and registration is this Saturday, April 13. The season runs from May 5 to July 7 and the league is open to boys and girls in grades kindergarten through eighth grade. Games are played Sunday at the Wovarena in Turtle Creek and Boyce Park in Plum. Registration is $125, with a family discount of $10 for each additional player. Go to the Woodland Hills High School athletic office between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. on April 13. Players wil receive an NFL team jersey, flags and a mouth piece. Click here for additional information.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
The signup is for interested football players and cheerleaders.
Signups for Woodland Hills Midget Football are from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on April 13 at the East Pittsburgh VFW. To participate this year, the cheerleaders and players should be between 5 and 13 years old. Midget players can weigh up to 165 pounds. All new cheerleaders and players should bring an original copy of a birth certificate, a recent utility bill and $60 early registration fee. If you have any questions, call Megan Whaley at 412-689-7770.
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Players and 'buddies' are invited to register.
Registration is open for Miracle League of Western Pennsylvania. The league enables children and adults with special needs to develop socialization skills and have fun by playing baseball at a field specially designed for them. The field used in the Forest Hills area field is located in Murrysville. The league is also in need of volunteers, or "buddies," to help the games run smoothly. Games occur on Saturdays from mid-May through June. Click here to register or learn more. If you have questions, please contact league director Maura Rodgers at firstname.lastname@example.org or 724.986.9378. Like Patch on Facebook. | Follow us on Twitter . | Sign up for our daily email newsletter.
Beer, wings and hoops ... It's tournament time. Here's where to catch the games.
Don't have enough TV screens to keep up with your March Madness bracket? There are plenty of viewing options in and near Forest Hills and Regent Square. The popular NCAA Division I men's basketball championships tournament starts on Tuesday night with two first-round games. The Plaza Lounge 995 Greensburg Pike, Forest Hills, PA 15221 412-271-9779 Steel Towne Inn 1251 Wilkins Ave., Braddock Hills, PA 15221 412-351-1113 Murphy's Tap Room 1106 S. Braddock Ave., Swissvale, PA 15218 412-241-9462 Applebee's 1601 S. Braddock Ave., Swissvale, PA 15218 412-731-9782 Too busy to stop by your favorite local sports joint? Download the March Madness Live App to watch on the go from your mobile device. Where are you watching the tournament this year? …