Tag: Leechburg

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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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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Mapletown running back Landon Stevenson works out during practice on Aug. 25, 2021, in Mapletown.
WPIAL Class A football roundup: Landon Stevenson helps Mapletown run past California
October 1, 2022
Landon Stevenson ran for 251 yards and four touchdowns to lead Mapletown to a 52-20 victory at California (4-2, 1-2) in a Class A Tri-County South Conference football game Friday.

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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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Riverview junior Carlo Buzzato
A-K Valley football players to watch in 2022 Week 5
September 28, 2022
Carlo Buzzato

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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
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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Leechburg’s Macy Kubla (20) celebrates after defeating Trinity Christian, 3-1, on Monday in Forest Hills.
New cast of characters has Leechburg volleyball again competing for section title
September 26, 2022
The Leechburg girls volleyball team entered the season a younger group than the one that tied for last year’s Section 4-A title with Greensburg Central Catholic and made it all the way to the WPIAL semifinals.

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