Alle-Kiski Valley high school lookahead: Week of Nov. 11
November 11, 2018Monday Hockey First place in PIHL Division II is on the line as Burrell (6-0) takes on Central Valley (5-1). The Bucs have 43 goals, 16 more than the second-highest total in Division II this season. Tyler Stewart and Dylan Zelonka have 23 points apiece. Knoch will try to keep
George Guido: A-K Valley football teams failed to surpass .500 record
November 6, 2018For the first time since 1909, there are no Alle-Kiski football teams that finished over .500. Of course, there were only a handful of teams that were around in 1909 -- New Kensington, Tarentum, Ford City, Apollo, Aspinwall and Parnassus. Forbes Field opened that year, William H. Taft was in
A-K Valley high school notebook: Local teams embrace unknown
November 4, 2018It's the time of the schedule where local teams venture out into the unknown. The PIAA playoffs begin Tuesday in soccer and volleyball, with the Deer Lakes boys soccer team and the Freeport and Knoch girls volleyball teams representing the Alle-Kiski Valley. Deer Lakes plays District 10 champion Fairview at
Kiski Area’s Shreffler hopes experience pays off at PIAA championship meet
November 2, 2018Kiski Area senior Kierra Shreffler knows what the PIAA cross country course at the Hershey Entertainment Complex can deliver, and she hopes to run her best race there Saturday in her third and final attempt. andquot;The course at Hershey is very tough, mentally and physically,andquot; Shreffler said. andquot;To have those
A-K Valley football notes: Colecchi nears Kiski Area receiving recordJack Colecchi knows he'll face a difficult challenge Friday, but if he rises to it, he can put his name into Kiski Area's record books. The Kiski Area senior wide receiver comes into Friday's WPIAL Class 5A first-round game at No. 1 Gateway needing 20 yards to become the school's
A-K Valley lookahead for Week of Oct. 29, 2018
October 28, 2018Monday Boys soccer: Deer Lakes will attempt to make it to Highmark Stadium for the first time as it takes on Section 2-AA rival Shady Side Academy in the WPIAL semifinals. The Lancers went 1-0-1 against the defending WPIAL champions during the regular season, but the 11th-seeded Indians upset North
Latrobe tops Highlands to enter playoffs on 3-game streak
October 26, 2018It was pretty clear early Friday night at Highlands Golden Rams Stadium which team was streaking into the playoffs and which wasn't. Backed by AJ Rock's season-high 207 yards rushing and a stout defensive effort, the Wildcats closed the regular season in convincing fashion with a 39-13 nonconference win over
Strong showing for Riverview boys, girls at WPIAL cross country championships
October 25, 2018The Riverview, Greensburg Salem and North Allegheny cross country programs compete in different classifications, but after Thursday's WPIAL championship meet on the Roadman Park course at Cal (Pa.), they have something in common. They will have their boys and girls teams competing at the PIAA championships Nov. 3 in Hershey.
The Birdie has no plans to retire from picking games in the A-K Valley
October 24, 2018Last week: 11-2 (.846) Season: 83-19 (.814) The news last week of Big Bird's retirement took The Birdie by surprise, as he always looked up to the andquot;Sesame Streetandquot; legend, both literally and metaphorically. But what really shocked the Alle-Kiski Valley's picks expert was the revelation that Big Bird himself
Westmoreland County don’t-miss matchups for Week 9Class 6A Seneca Valley (6-3, 4-3) at Norwin (3-5, 2-5) 7 p.m. Friday at Norwin Knights Stadium, North Huntingdon Last week: Pine-Richland 21, Seneca Valley 7; Mt. Lebanon 34, Norwin 28 Coaches: Ron Butschle, Seneca Valley; Dave Broseski, Norwin Top players: Gabe Lawson, Seneca Valley (Jr., 6-2, 190, QB); Jayvon
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”