Plum slow-pitch softball team captures another league title
November 16, 2018With figurative targets on their backs after claiming the 2017 Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Softball League championship, the Plum varsity players still turned away the competition this fall. The Mustangs brought home a second straight league title earlier this month, topping Seneca Valley, 15-3, in the championship game. andquot;The expectations were
Plum’s Marra signs on to pitch at UNC AshvilleGino Marra has some unfinished business to tend to with the Plum baseball team, but the Mustangs left-handed pitcher also has his long-term diamond plans set. The senior will play for Division I North Carolina-Asheville, and he made his decision final Nov. 14, the first day of the national letter
Alle Kiski Valley high school notebook: Former Kiski Area standout Walker dies
November 15, 2018Former Kiski Area and Penn State Behrend soccer star Dustin Walker died Sunday of natural causes at the age of 30, PSU Behrend announced Tuesday. A 2010 Behrend graduate and three-time All-Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference selection at Behrend, Walker holds school records with 30 shutouts and 69 games in goal.
Plum’s Scarpino recovering from concussion
November 14, 2018A Plum ice hockey player has begun the road to recovery after suffering a head injury early in Monday's game against Penn-Trafford. Forward Anthony Scarpino collided with a Warriors player near the boards as play advanced up the ice. His head struck a glass partition that separated one of the
Gateway leads Big East all-conference honors with 8 first-team players
November 12, 2018Undefeated conference champion Gateway saw eight players receive first-team all-Big East honors Monday and the Gators' Don Holl earned coach of the year. Bryce Washington, Amir Wahid, Tui Faumuina-Brown, Courtney Jackson, Brendan Majocha, Derrick Davis, Kelvon Nelson and Jeremiah Josephs were all named to the first team. Penn-Trafford had seven
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
Plum’s Fischetti to play college softball at Northwest Florida State
November 9, 2018For as long as she can remember, Gabby Fischetti has wanted to go south to play softball in college. With her recent decision to sign on with Northwest Florida State, a Division I program in the National Junior College Athletic Association, she is getting that chance. Fischetti, a senior all-section
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
Plum football team gains experience during challenging campaign
November 2, 2018The Plum football team took its lumps this season as injuries to some key players, youth and inexperience at several positions and a challenging schedule in and out of conference play contributed to a 2-8 overall record. But coach Matt Morgan said the team kept battling through whatever adversity it
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”