Tag: Freeport

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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Bethel Park quarterback Tanner Pfeuffer works out during a preseason practice.
Chick’s Picks fights off dirty tricks, makes Week 6 predictions in WPIAL football
Tensions were running high this week at Trib HSSN headquarters. It was that time, that highly anticipated week of the fantasy football season when Chick’s Picks faced off against The Boss. Chick’s Picks came into this week with a 1-2 record as she took on The Boss with his 2-1 record.

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Plum’s Nick Odom is a member of the 2022 football team.
A-K Valley football players to watch in 2022 Week 6
October 5, 2022
Nick Odom

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Freeport’s Gavin Croney and Brady Stivenson celebrate after a touchdown against Mt. Pleasant on Sept. 23.
Freeport, East Allegheny battle for upper hand in Allegheny 6
Veteran East Allegheny coach Dom Pecora is happy about his team’s 5-1 start.

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Burrell’s Devin Beattie carries the ball for a touchdown during a game against Valley on Friday, Sept. 9, 2022, at Valley.
The Birdie stays grounded, like Burrell, as he makes his Week 6 picks in A-K Valley football
Last week: 12-0

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Quaker Valley’s Eva Bulger (right) talks with South Fayette’s Marissa Malosh after they won the WPIAL Class 2A and 3A girls golf championships on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, at Valley Brook Country Club in McMurray.
South Fayette’s Marissa Malosh, Quaker Valley’s Eva Bulger repeat as WPIAL girls golf champions
October 4, 2022
It was repeat Tuesday at the WPIAL girls golf championships at Valley Brook Country Club.

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North Allegheny’s Mia Tuman hits against Freeport volleyball match Monday, Aug. 29, 2022 at North Allegheny High School.
Hampton takes over as Class 3A No. 1 in latest volleyball coaches association WPIAL rankings
October 3, 2022
There is a new No. 1 in Class 3A this week as the Western PA Volleyball Coaches Association released its latest WPIAL girls volleyball top-10 rankings.

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Freeport Gavin Croney works out during a recent practice at Freeport High School, Friday Aug 14, 2022.
WPIAL Class 3A football roundup: Freeport edges Shady Side Academy
October 1, 2022
Gavin Croney scored the eventual game-winning touchdown on a 30-yard interception return in the fourth quarter as No. 4 Freeport scored a 12-7 victory over Shady Side Academy (1-4, 0-1) in the Class 3A Allegheny 6 Conference on Friday night.

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Freeport quarterback Kent Crytzer listens intently to coach Don Earley’s instructions on Sept. 29, 1972. The strategy worked as Crytzer ran for three touchdowns and threw for two others as the Yellowjackets won, 38-0.
Through the Years: Big burst helps Freeport trounce Richland
September 29, 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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Freeport senior Crystal Zembrzuski scored the lone goal in Freeport’s 1-0 victory over Deer Lakes on Sept. 28, 2022, at Deer Lakes’ Lancers Stadium
Freeport tops rival Deer Lakes to complete girls soccer section sweep
In the first meeting between the Deer Lakes and Freeport girls soccer teams at Freeport on Sept. 1, the Lancers led by two goals before the Yellowjackets rallied with three scores to win the game.

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