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MIRZA ZUKIC

Mirza Zukic is a sports writer that primarily covers the Pittsburgh Steelers and is the Gazette's track and field beat writer.

Articles by MIRZA ZUKIC

United Lions set out to end long slump United Lions set out to end long slump
8 weeks ago - - MIRZA ZUKIC
ARMAGH — Don’t underestimate the importance of experience, especially at the small-class high school football level. Don’t underestimate the power of winning, either, no matter the level. [Read More]
Old friends teaming up on United sideline
8 weeks ago - - MIRZA ZUKIC
ARMAGH — Sean Mack traded in his cross country spikes for a pair of football cleats. He couldn’t stay away from the gridiron any longer, and his alma mater sorely needed him. [Read More]
Success breeds interest West Shamokin
8 weeks ago - - MIRZA ZUKIC
NuMINE — For the first time in a long while, maybe ever, West Shamokin football players can hold their heads high in the community. [Read More]
MIRZA ZUKIC: Steelers' enthusiasm dwindling MIRZA ZUKIC: Steelers' enthusiasm dwindling
9 weeks ago - - MIRZA ZUKIC
If there was reason for the Pittsburgh Steelers to feel good six days ago, after getting their first preseason win in two years, all that enthusiasm has been washed away with Thursday’s ugly loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. [Read More]
MIRZA ZUKIC: Red-zone offense takes off MIRZA ZUKIC: Red-zone offense takes off
9 weeks ago - - MIRZA ZUKIC
PITTSBURGH — When Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin speaks of “splash plays,” he probably envisions plays like Ben Roethlisberger’s 76-yard touchdown pass to Antonio Brown on Saturday night. [Read More]
MIRZA ZUKIC: Preseason wins aren't 'meaningless' MIRZA ZUKIC: Preseason wins aren't 'meaningless'
10 weeks ago - - MIRZA ZUKIC
Say what you will about the NFL preseason and the significance of a team’s record in four exhibition games, but the Pittsburgh Steelers cannot endure another winless preseason again this August. [Read More]
Local softball team gets a chance to 'play ball' Local softball team gets a chance to 'play ball'
14 weeks ago - - MIRZA ZUKIC
Sharon Mechling remembers well the days of traveling all over western Pennsylvania, and even out of state, so her daughter could play summer softball. [Read More]
YOUTH LEGION: Near-perfect performance carries perfect Kovacik
14 weeks ago - - MIRZA ZUKIC
Omar Ward threw a complete-game five-hitter, Austin Gaston went 2-for-3 with three RBIs, and Kovacik Insurance dumped I-Medical, 4-1, in the opening game of the Indiana County Youth Legion championship series at spacious WyoTech Park on Tuesday evening. [Read More]
SENIOR LEGION: Kovacik Insurance wins fourth straight title SENIOR LEGION: Kovacik Insurance wins fourth straight title
15 weeks ago - - MIRZA ZUKIC
BLAIRSVILLE — Reed Ratkus made no qualms about it. No team in Indiana County Senior Legion compares to Kovacik Insurance at the moment. Kovacik has four straight titles to prove it. [Read More]
Tipton commits to play football at Pitt Tipton commits to play football at Pitt
18 weeks ago - - MIRZA ZUKIC
As the University of Pittsburgh football program went through coach after coach — four head coaches, to be exact, between 2010 and 2011 — Tre Tipton watched from afar, figuring he wouldn’t get to live out one of his childhood dreams of playing for the Panthers. [Read More]
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