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 By Thomas Leturgey    Sports 

Yellow Jackets rebound from adversity for win over New Jersey

Bulletin Board material. Sometimes it's an off-handed remark about a particular player or a team. Two weeks ago, the Steel City Yellow Jackets defeated the New Jersey Knights 140-124 on the strength of American Basketball... — Updated 2/7/2023

 
 By Thomas Leturgey    Sports

Yellow Jackets stunned by Central PA Kings, lose second game, 130-119

The Central Pennsylvania Kings traveled from Harrisburg to make a point Saturday night in Pittsburgh. From the pre-game warm-ups, the No. 21 ranked team looked focused and... — Updated 1/30/2023

 
 By Thomas Leturgey    Sports

Scott and Holmes lead Yellow Jackets to 140-124 victory in New Jersey

The Steel City Yellow Jackets traveled to New Jersey on last Saturday and provided one of the team's most consistent victories of the year. Ace Pippens' squad, currently ranked thir... — Updated 1/25/2023

 
 By Thomas Leturgey    Sports

Reddic leads Yellow Jackets to 150-108 win over Central Jersey

Steel City Yellow Jackets Co-Captain Tone Reddic, Sr. is playing like he didn't miss most of the first half of the season due to nagging injuries. The guard led Ace Pippens' squad... — Updated 1/17/2023

 
 By Thomas Leturgey    Sports

Holmes leads Yellow Jackets with 47 points

The Steel City Yellow Jackets improved to 8-1 Saturday Night with a 32-point win over West Virginia's Tri-State Blazers. Guard Kenny Holmes did his usual thing for the defending... — Updated 1/10/2023

 
 By Thomas Leturgey    Sports

Yellow Jackets rebound on Sunday with 139-119 win over Beaver County

It's not unusual for the Steel City Yellow Jackets to come out slow about the Beaver County Indians. The teams know each other well and Pittsburgh's team routinely starts slowly in New Castle. The Indians came out strong with a... — Updated 12/20/2022

 
 By Thomas Leturgey    Sports

Yellow Jackets drop first game of season to Baltimore on Saturday

The Steel City Yellow Jackets are well aware they have a tough time in Baltimore. Former Hawks Owner Greg Brown had said the Hawks had never won in Pittsburgh and the Yellow... — Updated 12/20/2022

 
 By Thomas Leturgey    Sports

Yellow Jackets run away with lopsided 213-65 win against Bombers

Anything can happen in the American Basketball Association. The Steel City Yellow Jackets were originally scheduled to play the York Buccaneers on December 10 at A Giving Heart... — Updated 12/13/2022

 
 By Thomas Leturgey    Sports

'Brothers' Reddic and Cummings making history as co-captains/champions

One can tell right away that Steel City Yellow Jackets Co-Captains Tone Reddic, Sr. and Gilmore Cummings simply enjoy each other's company. When you talk with them, they laugh, pay... — Updated 12/6/2022

 
 By Thomas Leturgey    Sports

Yellow Jackets come on strong, sweep Burning River Buckets

The Steel City Yellow Jackets had their first away-and-home weekend of the 2022-2023 campaign and went up against a formidable Burning River Buckets club. The score was a... — Updated 11/29/2022

 
 By Thomas Leturgey    Sports

Yellow Jackets remain #1 after defeating the Burning

The Burning River Buckets came to play in the first quarter of the home v. away showdown with the #1 ranked Steel City Yellow Jackets. The #10-ranked team from Cleveland jumped to... — Updated 11/29/2022

 
 By Thomas Leturgey    Sports

A rested Reddic ready to help the National Champions repeat

Tone Reddic, Sr. watched last weekend's last-seconds victory over the Ohio Bruins via the online broadcast. He was itching as he watched the Steel City Yellow Jackets trail in the... — Updated 11/26/2022

 
 By Thomas Leturgey    Sports

Pro wrestling fundraiser honors fallen teen, benefits Mt. Washington Rec Center

"Tanner would have loved this," said John Macellaro Saturday Night at the Keystone State Wrestling Alliance (KSWA) fundraiser to benefit the Mt. Washington Recreation Center. The ev... — Updated 11/23/2022

 
 By Thomas Leturgey    Sports

Holmes celebrates 29th birthday as one of ABA's best and looks forward to a return to Canada

The Steel City Yellow Jackets, coming off of a hard-fought victory last weekend against the Ohio Bruins, make their first trip outside of the city this season to face the Burning... — Updated 11/22/2022

 
 By Thomas Leturgey    Sports

Yellow Jackets have Scare, narrowly fefeat rival Bruins

In any team sport, there are rivals. Most often, there is a geographical closeness for communities that oftentimes share familiar themes. Think of the Pittsburgh Steelers and... — Updated 11/22/2022

 
 By Thomas Leturgey    Sports

Defending champion Yellow Jackets come out strong against Bridgeport

The Defending American Basketball Association (ABA) Champion Steel City Yellow Jackets were not leaning back on their collective laurels Saturday Night when they opened up their... — Updated 11/22/2022

 
 By Thomas Leturgey    Sports

Yellow Jackets to face Indiana's Naptown Pros Saturday night in Allentown

The American Basketball Association's #1 ranked club in the Power Rankings return to action this Saturday A Giving Heart Community Center in Allentown as the Naptown Pros (1-0)... — Updated 11/22/2022

 
 By Thomas Leturgey    Sports

Yellow Jackets come out sluggish, rally for home opener win

It's been an active six months for the Steel City Yellow Jackets since winning the American Basketball Association (ABA) National Championship last April. Plus, there is the novelty... — Updated 11/22/2022

 

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