Tag: Deer Lakes

St. Joseph senior Andrew Sullivan looks to pass during St. Joseph’s matchup with Bethel Park on Feb. 25, 2021. Sullivan became St. Joseph’s all-time leading scorer on a pair of free throws part way through the second quarter surpassing Josh Robinson’s previous record of 1,677 which was set in 2005.
A-K Valley boys basketball notebook: Andrew Sullivan’s becomes St. Joseph’s all-time leading scorer
February 25, 2021
Senior guard Andrew Sullivan has a been big-time player for the St. Joseph boys basketball team.

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Highlands’ Caliel Long (left) and Knoch’s Tyler Buterbaugh will play in the WPIAL postseason.
A-K Valley boys basketball notebook: All 14 boys teams opt into WPIAL playoffs
February 18, 2021
The WPIAL basketball playoffs are approaching, and teams had until Thursday afternoon to decide whether they were going to play in this year’s open tournament format.

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Springdale’s Chris Mitchell drives to the basket during their game at OLSH on Feb. 5.
A-K Valley boys basketball notebook: No cupcakes on Springdale schedule
February 11, 2021
In order to be one of the best teams in the WPIAL, you have to play against the best teams in the WPIAL. Over the past week, the Class 2A No. 2 Springdale Dynamos have faced off with two of the best.

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Sophomore guard Bryce Robson plays defense during practice Thursday.
Despite hot start, Deer Lakes isn’t satisfied heading into season’s 2nd half
February 4, 2021
The Deer Lakes boys basketball team suffered a 42-point loss to defending WPIAL Class 3A champion North Catholic in a Section 1-4A game earlier this season. A loss like that might have broken most teams, but the Lancers rebounded in a big way.

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Deer Lakes’ Reese Hasley takes a shot during the Lancers’ practice on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, at Deer Lakes High School.
Deer Lakes’ Hasley strives to lead improving team
January 13, 2021
In a high school basketball season like no other, leaders are needed to help guide teams through the uncertainties that remain as schedules continue to evolve.

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Mars girls basketball coach Dana Petruska and Deer Lakes coach Dave Petruska high five during a practice leading up to the 2019 Cager Classic girls all-star game March 21, 2019, at Highlands High School.
Schedule change pits mother against son as Deer Lakes girls basketball meets Mars
January 8, 2021
Mother and son are set to go head-to-head again.

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Knoch’s Ryan Lang brings the ball upcourt during a game against Mars on Dec. 11, 2020, in Adams.
Starting 5: A guide to the 2020-21 A-K Valley high school basketball season
January 7, 2021
WPIAL basketball season resumes Friday following a three-week pause initiated by Gov. Tom Wolf. Here is a look at the top storylines, teams and players to watch around the A-K Valley.

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North Catholic’s Joey Prentice avoids Freeport Area’s Zach Clark in the first quarter Friday, Oct. 23, 2020 at Mars Area High School.
North Catholic sweeps MVP awards on Allegheny 7 all-conference football team
December 17, 2020
Conference champion North Catholic was rewarded with nine first-team spots on the all-Allegheny Seven football team, and three Trojans earned individual awards in a vote of coaches.

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Deer Lakes’ Michael Sullivan celebrates after scoring the tying goal during the second half opf the WPIAL Class AA championship game against Shady SIde Academy on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020, at North Allegheny.
Deer Lakes soccer standout Michael Sullivan commits to Pitt
December 16, 2020
His commitment has been quiet, but Wednesday, Deer Lakes senior soccer standout Michael Sullivan announced his college decision with a bang.

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Freeport’s Vinnie Clark
2020 Valley News Dispatch Football All-Stars
December 12, 2020
Here’s a look at the 2020 Valley News Dispatch football all-star team:

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