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Shady Side Academy’s Nate Mallory outruns Elizabeth Forward’s Richard Prokop (left) on Sept. 16, 2022. <span class="neFMT neFMT_brief-text">Shady Side Academy (1-3) won its first game Friday at South Allegheny.</span>
George Guido: What to look for at football season’s halfway point in the A-K Valley
September 24, 2022
Almost in the blink of an eye, the halfway point of the local high school football season has been reached – and some schools haven’t even played a conference game.

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Beaver Falls quarterback Jaren Brickner works out on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022, in Beaver Falls.
WPIAL Class 2A football roundup: Beaver Falls blanks Neshannock in MAC
Jaren Brickner threw for 153 yards and one touchdown and ran for 104 yards and a TD to lead No. 2 Beaver Falls to a 22-0 victory at Neshannock (4-1, 1-1) in the Class 2A Midwestern Athletic Conference on Friday night.

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After 29 consecutive road games, West Deer finally has a place to call home as Braves Stadium opened on Sept. 30, 1947. But Mars ruined the home opener with a 21-12 victory, led by Bill Gearing’s two touchdowns.
Through the Years: West Deer opened new stadium with loss to Mars
September 22, 2022
Each week throughout the high school football season, the Valley News Dispatch will take a look at the players, coaches and events that shaped our scholastic legacy.

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Freeport’s Gavin Croney is a member of the 2022 football team.
A-K Valley football players to watch in 2022 Week 4
September 21, 2022
Gavin Croney

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Apollo-Ridge’s Nick Curci is tackled by Ligonier Valley’s Nick Lonas and Mason Mohnkern on Friday, Sept. 16, 2022, at Apollo-Ridge’s Owens Field.
A-K Valley don’t miss high school football matchups for 2022 Week 4
Class 5A Big East Conference

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Burrell cheerleaders perform during a game against Valley on Sept. 9.
The Birdie delivers Week 4 A-K Valley football picks with a hard candy shell
Last week: 10-2

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Greensburg Salem’s Cody Rubrecht throws a pass against Hempfield on Aug. 26.
Westmoreland County don’t miss high school football matchups for 2022 Week 4
Class 4A Big Seven Conference

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Hempfield quarterback Jake Phillips finds a seam for one of his three rushing touchdowns during the first half of the Spartans’ 48-7 victory over Shaler last Friday.
Hempfield’s resurgence has Birdie all atwitter as he makes Westmoreland County Week 4 picks
Last week: 9-4 (69.2%)

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Apollo-Ridge’s Jacob Mull dives short of the end zone against Ligonier Valley on Friday, Sept. 16, 2022, at Apollo Ridge’s Owens Field.
Apollo-Ridge’s Jake Mull puts best foot forward in multiple sports
September 18, 2022
Throughout the WPIAL, there are athletes who play a sport in every season.

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Ligonier Valley’s Haden Sierocky is tackled by Apollo-Ridge’s Michael Fryer and Tyler Jaworskij on Friday, Sept. 16, 2022, at Owens Field.
Haden Sierocky leads Ligonier Valley past Apollo-Ridge
September 16, 2022
Haden Sierocky did it all for Ligonier Valley on Friday night.

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