The Foreword

Sidney Crosby attempts to put the puck past Islanders goaltender Ilya Sorokin(AP/Gene J. Puskar)

Examining The Additions And Subtractions Of The Pittsburgh Penguins Off-Season

Alex Kiger, Staff Writer October 22, 2021

It was a crazy off-season for the National Hockey League (NHL). Marc-Andre Fleury is now in Chicago. Jack Eichel has been stripped of his captaincy in Buffalo and is very likely never playing another game...

Brock Nelson celebrates a goal scored against Tristan Jarry.

This Team Could Have Been So Much More: The 2020-2021 Pittsburgh Penguins Season, In Review

Alex Kiger June 11, 2021

“As far as what I can see and how I feel, there's zero doubt in my mind that the group that we have is a really good group and we had an opportunity here, and that's why it stings so much."   - Sidney...

LA Kings veteran Jeff Carter is traded to Pittsburgh at the 2021 NHL trade deadline.

Penguins Acquire Jeff Carter From The Los Angeles Kings At The NHL Trade Deadline

Alex Kiger April 13, 2021

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania--In the early hours of April 12th, the trade deadline day for the NHL, the Pittsburgh Penguins announced they had acquired forward Jeff Carter from the Los Angeles Kings in exchange...

From left to right: John Marino, Mike Matheson, Bryan Rust, Sidney Crosby, and Jake Guentzel celebrate a goal

Looking At Potential Adds For The Penguins At The 2021 NHL Trade Deadline

Alex Kiger April 9, 2021

With the Penguins poised to qualify for the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs, Pittsburgh will be an intriguing team to follow during and on the NHL’s Trade Deadline, which ends at 3PM Eastern on April 12th....

The Penguins players celebrate captain Sidney Crosbys 1,000th NHL game  by all wearing #87 jerseys and mimicking his skate tying routine.

Evaluating The Pittsburgh Penguins Season Roughly Halfway Through

Alex Kiger March 18, 2021

With a shortened 2021 season that only has 56 games, the midway point of the season has certainly crept in on us a lot faster than normal.  At approximately the halfway point of this season, the Penguins...

Steelers mis-snap goes all the way into the endzone for a Browns TD.

Steelers Get Eliminated Early Once Again

Christan Medeiros March 13, 2021

Heading into the playoffs as the AFC North Division champions and with an 11-5 record the Steelers will host the Cleveland Browns on Wild Card Weekend Sunday Night Football. The Steelers had just played...

NCAA takes new initiatives to keep college basketball safe during COVID-19.

March Madness is Back!

Aidan Birkenfeld March 13, 2021

  After a disappointing end in 2020, when sports and NCAA’s March Madness tournament were abruptly canceled for the pandemic, college basketball is back in full swing. Although there have been...

Chase Claypool at the 2020 NFL Combine - Photo by The Abbotsford News

Steelers’ 2020 Success Fueled by Unanticipated Player

Christan Medeiros December 23, 2020

The 2020 season has been hands down the best season the Steelers have ever had, and that’s saying a lot for a team that has six Super Bowl titles to its name. If you are a casual NFL fan that doesn’t...

Goalkeeper Matt Murray, who was a key contributor to the Penguins’ 2016-17 Stanley Cup wins, was traded to the Ottawa Senators.

A Recap of the Penguins’ Puzzling Offseason

Christan Medeiros November 13, 2020

The beginning of free agency is always a great day for sports fans of any league. You get to overreact to the changes by saying goodbye to a player you liked, but at the same time have optimism about the...

The Obama Academy of International Studies in East Liberty.

The Obama Girls’ Soccer Struggle

Hannah Schwartz October 30, 2020

“This season has been nothing short of an uphill battle.” So begins the video Lauren Close, a senior captain on the Obama Academy girls’ high school soccer team, posted to her Instagram on October...


Ben Roethlisberger starts in his first game since Week 2 in 2019.
- Photo by Essentially Sports

Steelers QB Roethlisberger’s Elbow Looks Good, But Something Don’t Look Right

Christan Medeiros October 19, 2020

Before entering the 2020 NFL season, Steelers fans were divided on how well Big Ben would perform this year. Roethlisberger, age 38,  suffered a season-ending injury in week 2 last year against Seattle...

Allderdice boys basketball team wins the 2019 City championship with seniors Blake Blaufeld and Bobby Clifford leading the way.

Allderdice Alumni Sports Rewind

Kareena Katsman October 12, 2020

Taylor Allderdice High school is a school not only with high academic quality but also hosts some of the best city league sports teams. Throughout the ever changing graduating classes, traditions come...

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