Tag: East Allegheny

Freeport’s Ben Lane cruses into the end zone against East Allegheny in the fourth quarter Friday, Oct. 7, 2022 at Freeport Area High School.
2022 WPIAL All-Conference Football: Freeport, Shady Side Academy lead Allegheny 6 honors
December 22, 2022
Conference champion Freeport received 10 first-team all-conference spots in the Class 3A Allegheny 6, led by Ben Lane, Jacksen Reiser and Jacob Bollinger, who also earned individual awards.

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Belle Vernon’s Jake Gedekoh stiff-arms East Allegheny’s Caleb Mills on Friday.
Belle Vernon dominates East Allegheny in WPIAL playoffs
November 11, 2022
All the talk this week was red wave or blue wave. But all No. 9 East Allegheny saw was a green wave on “The Beach” at James Weir Stadium.

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Central Valley’s Bret FitzSimmons celebrates his touchdown reception with Tyler Young during their game against Aliquippa on Friday, Oct. 28, 2022, at Freedom Area High School.
WPIAL football playoff preview capsules for Nov. 11, 2022
November 10, 2022
With some unneeded help from Mother Nature, 20 WPIAL football teams hope to slip and slide into next weekend with a shot at district gold alive and well.

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Belle Vernon’s Jake Gedekoh averages 9 yards a carry.
Belle Vernon eager to get to work in WPIAL playoffs
It’s been two long weeks, but it’s been a time to get back to basics and time to heal up for the Belle Vernon football team.

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Jake Gedekoh and his Belle Vernon teammates will play East Allegheny in the WPIAL Class 3A quarterfinals.
Birdie feels pain of Westmoreland County teams in WPIAL football playoffs
November 9, 2022
Last week: 5-4 (56%)

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Mt. Pleasant’s Tyler Reese runs against East Allegheny on Friday, Nov. 4, 2022, at Mt. Pleasant Area High School.
Cahill eases East Allegheny past Mt. Pleasant
November 4, 2022
East Allegheny coach Dom Pecora said earlier this week that junior quarterback Mike Cahill had to be great if the Wildcats were to defeat Mt. Pleasant on the road in the WPIAL Class 3A playoffs.

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Kiski Area added to its collection of coal buckets, symbolic of winning its fourth consecutive Foothills Conference title with a 36-6 win at Greensburg Salem on Nov. 3, 1972. Coach Dick Dilts admires the hardware along with principal William Miller and some of the players.
Through the Years: Kiski Area added to collection of coal buckets 50 years ago
November 3, 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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Mt. Pleasant’s Cole Chatfield looks to pass against Belle Vernon on Oct. 14.
After reaching playoffs, Mt. Pleasant, East Allegheny set new goal: A postseason win
November 2, 2022
One of the goals for almost every high school football team is to qualify for the playoffs.

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Southmoreland’s Kadin Keefer delivers a pass against Belle Vernon Oct. 22.
Meeting or no meeting, The Birdie is psyched to make Westmoreland County playoff picks
Last week: 8-3 (72.7%)

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Beaver’s Liam Gibson works out on Monday, Aug. 15, 2022, in Beaver.
WPIAL Class 3A football roundup: Liam Gibson’s 3 TDs help Beaver clinch playoff berth
October 29, 2022
Liam Gibson rushed for 149 yards and three touchdowns to lead Beaver to a 48-13 win over Hopewell (3-7, 2-4) in Class 3A Western Hills Conference play on Friday night.

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