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Staying Mentally Fit

Staying Mentally Fit

Practice makes perfect, right? That’s what parents and coaches say and that’s good advice – but it extends beyond the physical aspect of sports.

Flag Football: A Safe Alternative

Flag Football: A Safe Alternative

There are more than one million kids participating in high school football nationwide. At some point in their young careers they were taught the complexities of the game – rules, positions, verbiage, etc.

When Does a Cut Require Stitches?

When Does a Cut Require Stitches?

If you've got kids, they've got cuts. No matter how often you tell them to be careful or not to do something, they'll continue to accumulate skinned knees and elbows. But which cuts will heal with a simple Band-Aid, and which will need stitches?

Choosing A Hockey Program

Choosing A Hockey Program

When looking for a skating/hockey program for your child, there are some important things to consider regarding what they’ll be learning.

Heart vs. Skill: How maximum effort yields maximum results

Heart vs. Skill: How maximum effort yields maximum results

“Hard work beats talent when talent fails to work hard.” - NBA player Kevin Durant

Sports and School: Tips for Balancing Both

Sports and School: Tips for Balancing Both

Balancing sports, schoolwork, and other activities is one of your child's greatest challenges. But it can be done -- with the right game plan. Here are some tips.

PA CYBER STUDENT-ATHLETE PROFILE: Lukas and Nathan Halahan
Earlier this year, 300 youth bicycle riders from all over the country converged in Pittsburgh for an event called Next Generation Jam.

The hundreds of riders have nationally sponsored BMX riders Lukas and Nathan Halahan to thank – and, indirectly, the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School.

“It’s because of PA Cyber that the...

Youth Sports Day at Kennywood a Success
CoGo's, KidSports Magazine, Pitt Athletics, Pittsburgh Riverhounds, Allegheny Sports Medicine, Girls on the Run, PCG and more host successful Youth Sports Day at Kennywood.

CoGo’s and KidSports Magazine presented Youth Sports Day at Kennywood Park last week. The event, a celebration of youth sports held at Kennywood Park, featured games, contests,...

Habitat for Humanity Kids Triathlon
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Pittsburgh is gearing up for the 13th Annual Kids Triathlon Series with races on July 20th and August 10th.

The July 20th race is in South Park and the August 10th event takes place in North Park. The races are expected to draw an estimated 800 young athletes and families from all over...

Parents Create PRIDE in Youth Sports
When it comes to school-aged kids, one of the most prevalent issues today is bullying. For Pennsylvania’s Carmelina Vargo, the issue hit home to the point that she took action.

Vargo, a mother of two, began to document instances of bullying in her area, and over time other parents also shared...

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Evgeny Kuznetsov corralled a pass from Alex Ovechkin at center ice, then breezed past Jamie Oleksiak and Kris Letang, finishing through the five hole of Matt Murray in overtime, to give the Washington Capitals a 2-1 win in Game 6, and the series clincher Monday night at PPG Paints Arena.
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With the 28th overall pick, the Pittsburgh Steelers drafted Edmunds, a 6'1, 217 pound safety out of Virginia Tech. With 61 tackles and two interceptions in his 2017 campaign in Blacksburg, Edmunds posted a 4.47 40-yard dash, a 41.5' vertical leap and 134' broad jump in the NFL Combine.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Patric Hornqvist, Sidney Crosby and Jake Guentzel scored in a 4:49 span to help the Pittsburgh Penguins rally to beat the Washington Capitals 3-2 on Thursday night in Game 1 of the second-round series.
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Matt Niskanen tied the game and Alex Ovechkin scored the game-winner with just 1:07 left in regulation, lifting Washington over the Penguins 4-3 in Game 3 at PPG Paints Arena Tuesday night.
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