Tag: Derry Area

Freeport girls volleyball coach Tom Phillips talks to his team before its Section 5-2A match with Derry on Tuesday at Freeport Middle School.
Freeport girls volleyball rolls past Derry to remain undefeated in Section 5-AA
October 11, 2022
The Freeport girls volleyball maintained its two-game lead on the rest of Section 5-2A Tuesday evening with a dominant 3-0 victory over Derry at Freeport Middle School.

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Westmoreland high school notebook: Jurica, Derry set for WPIAL team golf semifinals
October 9, 2022
Call it a point of validation.

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Serra Catholic’s Daiquan Chatfield talks with Amire Spencer during practice on Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022, in McKeesport.
WPIAL Class 2A football roundup: Spencer leads No. 3 Serra Catholic past Yough
October 8, 2022
Amire Spencer had 143 receiving yards and two touchdowns as No. 3 Serra Catholic scored a 28-14 win over Yough (2-5, 1-3) in WPIAL Class 2A Allegheny Conference play Friday night.

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Freeport quarterback Leon “Bud” Carson gets ready for the first night game in Freeport High School history on Oct. 4, 1947. Carson later was an assistant with the Steelers and was the architect of the “Steel Curtain” defense.
Through the Years: In 1947, Bud Carson welcomed night football to Freeport
October 6, 2022
Each week throughout the high school football season, the Valley News Dispatch will take a look at the players, coaches and events that shaped our scholastic legacy.

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Haden Sierocky leads Ligonier Valley against Burrell on Friday.
Westmoreland County don’t miss high school football matchups for 2022 Week 6
October 5, 2022
Class 5A Big East

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Latrobe H-back Corey Boerio pulls in a touchdown pass from running back Robert Fulton against Hempfield on Sept. 9.
Birdie sings praises of H-back, makes Week 6 Westmoreland County picks
Last week: 10-2 (83%)

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Sewickley Academy tennis against Blackhawk on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022, in Lettsdale.
Mt. Lebanon, Sewickley Academy earn top seeds for WPIAL tennis playoffs
Last year was the Year of the Panthers in WPIAL girls team tennis.

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Derry’s Hunter Jurica chips during the WPIAL Class 2A boys championship Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, at Oakmont Country Club.
Derry’s Hunter Jurica adds WPIAL golf title to list of accomplishments
October 4, 2022
The kid with the bucket hat keeps crossing things off his bucket list.

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Beaver Falls’ Trey Singleton takes a hand-off from quarterback Jaren Brickner during practice on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022, in Beaver Falls.
WPIAL Class 2A football roundup: No. 2 Beaver Falls takes down Riverside
October 1, 2022
Jaren Brickner threw for 255 yards and one touchdown and ran for 84 yards and three touchdowns to lead No. 2 Beaver Falls to a 44-14 victory over Riverside (3-2, 2-1) in the Class 2A Midwestern Athletic Conference on Friday night.

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Penn-Trafford’s Carmen Metcalfe (2) intercepts a pass intended for Hempfield’s Ian Tuffs (15) last Friday.
Westmoreland County don’t miss high school football matchups for 2022 Week 5
September 28, 2022
Class 5A Big East

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