Tag: Leechburg

Franklin Regional’s Jordan Suvak watches his two-run homer during the ninth inning against Kiski on May 3.
Westmoreland County WPIAL baseball playoff preview capsules for May 17, 2022
May 16, 2022
WPIAL baseball playoffs

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Leechburg’s Tommy Burke works out with the Blue Devils varsity team during practice April 21.
A-K Valley Senior Spotlight: Leechburg’s Tommy Burke
Tommy Burke spent his four years in high school balancing numerous activities, including baseball, football, academics and musical theater.

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Leechburg’s Anna Cibik pitches against Dubois Central Catholic in the PIAA playoffs last season.
George Guido: Leechburg softball heading to playoffs for 35th straight season
April 30, 2022
Spring is upon us.

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Leechburg’s Anna Cibik is a junior on the 2022 softball team.
A-K Valley athletes of the week: Leechburg’s Anna Cibik, Plum’s Silvio Ionadi
Anna Cibik

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Springdale pitcher Alexis Hrivnak (32) and her battery mate, catcher Bri Thompson, are greeted by coach Anthony Pototo as they come off the field after the bottom of the fifth. Hrivnak gave up four hits, walked three and struck out 16 as the Dynamos topped Leechburg, 4-3, in a Section 3-1A clash Monday at Gilpin Leechburg Park.
Springdale softball takes advantage of Leechburg miscues, holds off late rally
April 25, 2022
The Leechburg and Springdale softball teams ended long weather-related layoffs Monday with the resumption of a Section 3-A rivalry that has produced its fair share of close and competitive outcomes.

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Leechburg coach Heath Shimer works with his team during practice Thursday, April 21, 2022.
Construction, weather, youth can’t keep Leechburg baseball from solid start
April 21, 2022
Several weeks ago, the Leechburg High School baseball team was searching for a place to play its home games after the renovation timetable at the West Leechburg field slowed.

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Fox Chapel’s Eli Yofan scores past Central Catholic’s Payton Wehner during their game on Friday, Feb. 11, 2022, at Alumni Hall in Oakland.
Fox Chapel’s Eli Yofan takes Valley News Dispatch Boys Basketball Player of the Year honors
April 2, 2022
Eli Yofan

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Kiski Area coach Corey Smith has been a player and assistant coach in the Cager Classic. Saturday, he will coach the East boys team.
Former Cager Classic MVP Corey Smith now coaching in all-star basketball game
March 27, 2022
Kiski Area coach Corey Smith has come full circle with the Cager Classic.

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West Greene starting pitcher Kiley Meek throws against Union during the WPIAL Class A championship on Wednesday June 2, 2021, at Cal (Pa.)’s Lilley Field.
2022 WPIAL Class A softball preseason breakdown
March 24, 2022
Last spring was a celebration as district athletes returned to the diamonds after the 2020 season was canceled because of the covid-19 shutdowns.

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Union pitcher Jack Vitale (left) celebrates with catcher Nick Vitale after throwing a no-hitter to defeat Riverview, 3-0, in the WPIAL Class A championship game Tuesday, June 1, 2021, at Wild Things Park.
2022 WPIAL Class A baseball preseason breakdown
Last spring was a celebration as district athletes returned to the diamonds after the 2020 season was canceled because of the covid-19 shutdowns.

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