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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.

New Balance Girls on the Run 5k Event Recap
A Tale of Two Runners

Over 100 Girls on the Run 5K events across the country took place this year as the culmination of the 12-week after school program. Girls on the...

En Garde!
Fencing gains popularity as a sport

In this day and age of X-box and i-pads, parents are struggling to get their children out and active. One possible, yet somewhat unknown, alternative to technology is fencing.

To the...

PA Cyber News
Cyber student kept social ties to former school

When Jennifer McKee left her western Pennsylvania high school for a cyber school, she didn’t leave her school friends and social life behind.

Now a President’s Award winner as a top...

Saving Money: Summer Camps
Summer camps are a popular part of the summer season for many kids, and even a tradition in many families. The cost of sending your son or daughter away for a week or more, or however, can be daunting.

With gas prices, groceries and just about everything else making it tough on America's collective pocketbooks, it's getting more and more difficult for families to send their kids to camp. But...

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Led by a historic ground campaign, the Panthers humiliated Virginia Tech, running their way to a 52-22 demolition of the Hokies Saturday afternoon at Heinz Field, maintaining first place in the Coastal division.
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CHARLOTTESVILLE — With an opportunity to separate itself in the race for the ACC Coastal title, the Virginia football team failed to overcome myriad mental and physical errors and its depleted defense was unable to hold up in the second half of a 23-13 loss to Pittsburgh on a soggy Friday night.
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Casey DeSmith stopped all 39 shots he faced, while Sidney Crosby racked up a goal and an assist as the Penguins dominated Arizona in a 4-0 shutout win at PPG Paints Arena Saturday night.
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NEW YORK (AP) — After setting a career high for points last season, Josh Bailey has picked up right where he left off. Bailey scored a short-handed goal in the second period and then the only goal in a shootout to lift the New York Islanders over the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-2 on Thursday night.
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