Tag: Cheswick Christian

Cheswick Christian girls aiming high as season heads toward playoffs
January 30, 2019
The Cheswick Christian Academy girls basketball team returned all five starters from last year's Southwest Christian Athletic Conference playoff qualifier. Injuries to a pair of key starters at the start of this season tempered expectations, but the Chargers weathered the storm and have positioned themselves for a postseason run. andquot;Our

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A-K Valley high school sports look-ahead: Week of Jan. 21, 2019
January 20, 2019
MONDAY Girls basketball: Apollo-Ridge will get a second chance to slow down Class 4A No. 1 North Catholic in a Section 1-4A game. The Vikings (10-4, 4-4) have the second-best defense in the section, allowing 36.5 points per game, but the defending WPIAL champion Trojans (12-1, 8-0) scored 76 in

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Alle-Kiski Valley athletes of the week: Kiski Area’s Jason Baker, Cheswick Christian Academy’s Bethany Kosor
January 8, 2019
Jason 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

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A-K Valley lookahead for Week of Jan. 7, 2019
January 6, 2019
MONDAY 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

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High school roundup for Dec. 26, 2018: Belle Vernon tops Southmoreland in OT
December 26, 2018
Mitch Pohlot had 24 points, and Larry Calloway added 21 as Belle Vernon defeated Southmoreland, 84-80, in overtime at the Charleroi tournament Wednesday night. Jake Haney scored 13 points, and Cameron Nusser added 12 for the Leopards (2-6). Riley Comforti scored 28 points to lead Southmoreland (3-5). Ringgold 69, Yough

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A-K Valley lookahead for Week of Dec. 24, 2018
December 23, 2018
THURSDAY 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

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A-K Valley high school basketball notebook: Teams prepare for meat of section schedules
December 20, 2018
The 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

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A-K Valley H.S. lookahead: Week of Dec. 17-23
December 17, 2018
Monday 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

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A-K Valley high school look-ahead: Week of Dec. 10, 2018
December 9, 2018
Monday 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

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A-K Valley basketball top storylines, players, teams to watch
December 6, 2018
The 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

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