Happy Veterans Day Just wanted to wish a Happy Veterans Day to all of the servicemen and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice. You are the true heroes of our country. Would also like to give a shout out to my brother in law, Mark Taylor who served in the Marines for 5 years and made two tours in Iraq and Afghanistan. A reminder, there is also a Veteran’s Day Hockey Event at the Consol Energy Center tonight. Here at the details again: California University honors wounded alumnus on a hockey night in Pittsburgh. On Veterans Day, Cal U’s men’s and women’s hockey teams will play in the Penguins new arena. WHO: Cal U men’s and women¹s hockey teams WHAT: Veterans Day games honoring former team member wounded in war WHEN: Nov. 11: women play at 6 p.m., Men at 8 p.m. WHERE: CONSOL Energy Center CALIFORNIA, PA —Read More »
The Consol Energy Center has found another sports tenant. A press conference is planned for Friday at 9:30 a.m. where an expansion Arena Football League team will be introduced to the media. The new team’s ownership led by former Steelers great Lynn Swann will be on hand, and they will introduce the name and logo. The Arena Football League will consist of 19 teams in 2011. The regular season begins in April, 2011 The team though will not be called the “River Wizards” as first reported, a source close to the situation now tells me.