The defending champion opened the playoffs with a win, and Apollo knocked off this year’s regular-season champion on the opening day of the Indiana County League baseball playoffs Tuesday.

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This fall will mark 60 years since Dave Dunlap, a three-sport star athlete, began his senior year at Blairsville High School. That was a year full of triumphs and accolades, and Dunlap is remembered all these years later for his versatility and leadership on the football field, the basketbal…

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The sporadic deep weedline stretched along a quarter-mile section of shoreline, connecting two main lake points. The reservoir’s clear water allowed submerged weed growth out to a depth exceeding 15 feet. It’s a fishy spot where one never knows what he or she might catch. It could be largemo…

WEST LEBANON — Apollo scored five runs in the first inning en route to its third straight win, 10-2 at West Lebanon, in an Indiana County League baseball game Thursday.

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An introduction to fishing with the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission will be held Wednesday at Yellow Creek State Park.

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Walleye trollers can increase their efficiency by employing a two-way system that uses unweighted flatlines and inline trolling sinkers, a versatile application that’s particularly effective when fish can be scattered in a variety of depths, a common occurrence during mid-summer.

IUP women’s swimmer Paige Mikesell earned the highest academic honor the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference awards each year when she was named the 2020-21 Pete Nevins Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year, announced by the league office Thursday afternoon.

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The Indiana County Courthouse is now filled with pink envelopes containing antlerless deer license applications of resident hunters.

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Over the years, I’ve written about the virtues of the twister-tail grub. But most of that coverage has been directed toward early spring and late fall when water temperatures are cool to cold. But the twister tail merits fishing during the summer months as well.

MURRYSVILLE — Young Township will have to wait to try to close out its first-round playoff series against Murrysville in the Westmoreland County Senior Legion League.

BLAIRSVILLE — Jordan Hudzicki smacked a two-run double in the seventh inning to lift West Lebanon to a 6-5 win over Blairsville in an Indiana County League baseball game at WyoTech Park on Tuesday.

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TAMPA, Fla. — It was no coincidence 5-foot-9 Montreal forward Brendan Gallagher kept going after 6-foot-6 Tampa Bay defenseman Victor Hedman after the first period in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final, shoving him and moving linesmen out of the way to continue the altercation.

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Though I enjoy the pleasures that summer brings, the recent spell of hot weather has me looking forward to fall, which though the thermometer would suggest otherwise is a mere couple months away. One of fall’s fine options is vertical jigging for muskies in rivers.

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NEW YORK — Aroldis Chapman is having the worst stretch of his career. It couldn’t come at a worse time for his New York Yankees, who dropped to 41-41 with a 10-5 loss to the New York Mets in the first game of Sunday’s doubleheader.

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