Sometimes, it’s hard to understand school boards. They do things behind closed doors in a process called executive session and sometimes never re-emerge. Who knows how many school board members have entered those doors, never to be seen again.
Winning means running the football for area teams
I don’t care what the younger generation says on this subject, nothing ends up a more beautiful rifle stock than a native piece of walnut. While I might own and, under bad weather conditions, be found hunting with a synthetic stocked rifle, it is the wood that I find desirable. The problem w…
The Wild Things' fall from first place last year to worst in the Frontier League this summer was the result of many variables.
The NFL will kick off its 100th year Thursday night when the Green Bay Packers face the Chicago Bears to open the 2019 season.
West Greene continues to score. Chartiers-Houston has kept teams from scoring. Avella beats somebody outside of the Tri-County South Conference. Week 1 had us flipping through our calendars for oddities and much more.
It might not be a fact. but September has always seemed like the first day of autumn to me.
The Steelers love the athleticism of tight end Vance McDonald. In fact, he’s the most athletic tight end they’ve had since Heath Miller was in his prime. And McDonald might actually be more athletic than Miller was at his best.
You have found the Observer-Reporter’s annual football preview edition. And with it comes some good news and some bad news.
He has long been known as the reliable one – the guy teammates, friends, family and anyone else who has come in contact with him can depend on and rely on.
It wasn’t quite Ryan Shazier’s debut – Shazier, after all, had an interception to go along with nine tackles in his first preseason game – but Devin Bush made a nice first impression in the Steelers’ 30-28 preseason opening win against Tampa Bay Friday night.
Five storylines entering the high school football season.
My grandson just moved into his new apartment yesterday and for some reason this reminds me of the purchase of a new tackle box or bag.
Still half asleep, I made my way out the driveway and picked up the Sunday Observer-Reporter. As I walked back to the house, I scanned the headlines and was startled to see a familiar face. There in all his glory was my shooting partner and friend, Dave Garrison.
Dale Lolley covers the Steelers for DKPittsburghSports.com and writes a Sunday column for the Observer-Reporter.
Keeping it clean while hunting can be a challenge.
It’s been a quiet month for the Steelers. And that’s a good thing. In fact, for the Steelers, it’s been a very good thing.
Some NFL teams will begin reporting for their respective training camps later this week, meaning the silliness of the offseason will finally be over.
High school football teams will report to camp in exactly one month. Here are five teams to watch before July quickly turns into August and the season is upon us.
Protecting coaches should be a priority, especially with situations that have happened locally.
The Penguins snuck a contract extension for Mike Sullivan into the dead news period, the Friday after July 4, making it seem like they wanted the move to be made quietly.
Most people like to catch fish. For some reason, hunting is considered a bit more strenuous or at least it would seem so to me. But I think it is the angle you look at it. Fishing seems to be viewed in a different light. People carrying a stringer of fish and a cane pole all laid back ready …
The Frontier League season is rapidly approaching the halfway point as teams have played roughly 45 of their 96 games. The all-star break will begin at the end of this week.
Another school year has passed.
I find it interesting that man never learns.
We all say it: “Don’t feel bad, it happens to everyone.”
Mike Tomlin‘s contract situation is one that leaves few people sitting on the fence. People think either Tomlin is doing a good job or he’s long past his expiration date and should have been fired.
John Chatlak went to playing tennis in Monessen's City Park to some of the biggest stages.
The next time we see the Steelers, they’ll be checking into Saint Vincent College for training camp. And, if the past couple of months shows anything, the next time we hear anything from the Steelers, it will be around the same time.
The moments after West Greene had its run end told you everything about the last four years of the Pioneers.
The Steelers made it through their 10 OTA practices without a major injury, incident or distraction.
The endless hours in ballparks and watching baseball games and players will never be lost on Ross Vecchio.
It’s easy to figure out the Steelers’ 2019 season hinges on the health of Ben Roethlisberger. After all, he’s the quarterback. He handles the ball every play and is one of the best in NFL history at doing so.
There are many reasons why I tend to support local companies and jobs is one of them. I am happy to see the growth of Lesleh Precision of Belle Vernon. As many of you who read my articles know, Lesleh Precision makes the working parts of Henry Rifles. Strange as it may sound, the firearms ma…