Tag: Knoch

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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Highlands’ Aaran Randolph stiff-arms Mars’ Cole Yoshioka during the second quarter of last week’s Rams victory.
A-K Valley don’t miss high school football matchups for 2022 Week 6
October 5, 2022
Class 5A Northeast

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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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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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Plum’s Tyler Yurisinec battles Franklin Regional’s Colton Hudson for possession during their game on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022, at Plum High School.
WPIAL boys soccer clinchings through Oct. 4, 2022
October 4, 2022
Section play in the regular season in the 2022 WPIAL boys soccer season has just over one week remaining. The top four teams in each section qualify for the district playoffs. All teams tied for a playoff spot in which head-to-head does not break the tie all qualify for the postseason.

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Knoch’s Ally Bauer plays in the WPIAL Class 2A girls singles tennis championship Thursday, Sept. 14, 2022, at Hampton Community Park.
Knoch, Shady Side Academy duos earn top seeds for WPIAL doubles tournament
October 3, 2022
In 2019, with Libby Conlan and in 2020 with Brooke Bauer, Ally Bauer of Knoch was part of the winning duo that won WPIAL girls tennis doubles gold.

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Latrobe goalkeeper Sofia DeCerb makes a save next to Plum’s Camryn Rogers during their game on Sept. 7, 2022, at Plum High School.
What to watch for in WPIAL sports for Oct. 3, 2022: First place up for grabs in girls soccer
October 2, 2022
With two weeks left in WPIAL girls soccer section play, time is running out in the chase for section titles.

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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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Leechburg’s Jayden Floyd avoids Clairton’s Tyrese Washington-Law on a first-down run in the fourth quarter last Friday.
Warm up with some A-K Valley Week 5 picks from The Birdie
September 28, 2022
Last week: 12-1

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Plum’s Eryck Moore carries the ball during a game against Kiski Area on Aug. 26.
A-K Valley don’t miss high school football matchups for 2022 Week 5
Class 5A Big East

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