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FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2019, file photo, linesman Kirsten Welsh watches at center ice as Pittsburgh Penguins and Boston Bruins players take the ice to prepare to play in the Sabres prospects hockey tournament in Buffalo, N.Y. Ten female officials will work games in the American Hockey League this season. Katie Guay, fellow referees Kelly Cooke, Jacqueline Zee Howard, Laura White, Samantha Hiller, Elizabeth Mantha and Amanda Tasson and linespeople Kendall Hanley, Welsh and Alexandra Clarke are part of 17 new AHL officials. (AP Photo/John Wawrow, File)
Hockey History in NEPA: First Female AHL Referee

Katie Guay will become the first woman to referee an AHL game on Saturday when the Lehigh Valley Phantoms visit the Wilkes Barre-Scranton Penguins.

Al Oliver, Gene Clines, Manny Sanguillen, seated, and Dave Cash pose for a portrait during an event hosted by the Pittsburgh Pirates to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first all-minority lineup to take the field in Major League Baseball history, at the Heinz History Center, Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021, in Pittsburgh. (Alexandra Wimley/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP)
Pirates in MLB’s 1st Minority Lineup Honored 50 Years Later

50 years after they were part of the first all-minority lineup fielded by a Major League Baseball team, former Pittsburgh Pirates commemorate a feat no one really noticed in the moment.

Workers erect a tent outside of Raymond James Stadium ahead of Super Bowl 55 Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021, in Tampa, Fla. (Image via AP/Charlie Riedel)
Don’t Drop the Ball While Enjoying a Socially Distanced Super Bowl

COVID-19 doesn’t need to get in the way of you (safely) enjoying wings and Yings with friends. Here’s The Keystone's guide to a virtual get-together.