Alle-Kiski Valley athletes of the week: Kiski Area’s Jason Baker, Cheswick Christian Academy’s Bethany Kosor
January 8, 2019Jason Baker School: Kiski Area Class: Sophomore Sport: Basketball Report card: Baker, a 6-foot-7 guard/forward, poses matchup problems for opposing teams while having the ability to score from just about anywhere on the court. In his first start, he put up 12 points against tip-off tourney host Derry and added
A-K Valley lookahead for Week of Jan. 7, 2019
January 6, 2019MONDAY Girls basketball: Apollo-Ridge and Freeport are coming off losses in their most recent Section 1-4A games. The host Yellowjackets (7-2, 3-1), ranked No. 4 in Class 4A, feature a top quartet of juniors in Madeline and Samantha Clark, Harley Holloway and Sidney Shemanski. Apollo-Ridge (7-2, 2-2) is led by
A-K Valley lookahead for Week of Dec. 24, 2018
December 23, 2018THURSDAY Boys basketball: The Apollo Trust Company Holiday Tournament tips off with former section rivals Leechburg and Riverview at Apollo-Ridge. Both teams are off to hot starts, with Leechburg leading Section 3-A and Riverview winning its first three games of the season. The nightcap of the Highlands holiday tournament features
A-K Valley high school basketball notebook: Teams prepare for meat of section schedules
December 20, 2018The pre-Christmas portion of the WPIAL basketball season will wrap up this weekend, and teams will get a chance to do evaluations as they prepare for the meat of their schedules. To this point, team schedules mainly involved nonsection opponents, with one or two section games thrown in, providing coaches
A-K Valley H.S. lookahead: Week of Dec. 17-23
December 17, 2018Monday Girls basketball andamp;#8226; Plum and Franklin Regional battled for the last playoff spot from their section down to the final day of the 2017-18 regular season, with Plum securing it. They'll meet in a Section 2-5A game at Franklin Regional, with Plum seeking to shake off a slow start
A-K Valley high school look-ahead: Week of Dec. 10, 2018
December 9, 2018Monday Girls basketball andamp;#8226; Burrell and Deer Lakes shared a section in most seasons, but they split up after the PIAA went through realignment in the offseason. Still, they will meet for a nonsection game at Burrell. Senior Kaylen Sharrow leads the way for Burrell (1-1) after scoring in double
A-K Valley basketball top storylines, players, teams to watch
December 6, 2018The 2017-18 basketball season ended with six Alle-Kiski Valley teams in the PIAA playoffs, highlighted by the Highlands boys' run to the Class 5A quarterfinals. Record-breaking players and senior classes took their final bows. Then, the offseason, as it always does, brought change. Those seniors graduated, leaving roster holes that
A-K Valley high school look-ahead: Week of Dec. 3, 2018
December 2, 2018Monday Hockey andamp;#8226; Burrell can run its season-opening winning streak to 10 games if it can beat Connellsville in a Division II game at Pittsburgh Ice Arena. The Bucs lead the Division II standings by two games, outscoring their opponents 63-21. andamp;#8226; After a lopsided loss to West Allegheny, Fox
Cheswick Christian Academy girls feature experience, potential
November 21, 2018Getting banged up and bruised along the way are the necessary scars a team must accumulate during a championship run. The Cheswick Christian Academy girls basketball team limped into the 2017 Southwestern Christian Athletic Conference postseason with a young team, even younger bench, and down three starters to injury. It's
Cheswick Christian Academy boys aim for return to SWCAC playoffsAll good things must come to an end, and last year it did for the Cheswick Christian Academy boys basketball team. Last season marked the first time during Chargers' coach Todd Rosio's nearly two-decade tenure that Cheswick Christian Academy did not appear in the Southwestern Christian Athletic Conference postseason bracket.
Franklin Regional game tying goal and West Allegheny game winning goal in the boys 3A PIAA semifinal
Central Catholic stars out fast but the Seneca Valley’s defense comes up big in a win over Central Catholic during first round 6A WPIAL action at Fox Chapel High School.
Seton LaSalle’s Gabe Rosario scores with an assist from T.J. Cherry against Springdale during boys A soccer consolation game.
Shady Side Academy repels a late charge by Deer Lakes in the boys 2A WPIAL semifinal at North Alleghen
Zo Gardner of New Castle Basketball on TribLive HSSN Center Stage – UPMC Sports Medicine “Stay Strong and Play On”