Thousands lined both sides of Grant Street downtown, wearing green and ready for the sights and sounds of the 144th St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Pittsburgh Saturday morning.
Lauryn Williams wears her silver and gold Olympic medals proudly.
Lauryn Williams captured silver in Sochi in the women’s bobsledding event. She joined The KDKA Morning News with Larry Richert and John Shumway to talk about her experience.
Excitement at Rochester High and Middle School came through Tuesday afternoon as students watched the women’s Olympic bobsled run on a big screen.
The Winter Olympics’ opening ceremony is this Friday and one of our own is in Sochi, Russia representing the USA.
Every once in a while we get a kick out of seeing what WPIAL alumni are up to, and starting this weekend the entire world will get to share in the celebration of western Pennsylvania’s proud athletic heritage.
There may be a future Olympian both at Rochester and in the Williams family. Erikka, the youngest of seven Williams’ children, just had a good showing this weekend at the state track and field championships and may be following in Lauryn’s fast footsteps.