Tag: Leechburg

Janel Daugherty Cibik, a standout pitcher when Leechburg started its 34-season WPIAL softball playoff run, now watches her daughter, Anna, help sustain the streak.
George Guido: Leechburg softball streak takes on special meaning
May 8, 2021
Leechburg High School’s streak of 34 consecutive seasons in the WPIAL softball playoffs is special to anyone involved in that program.

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Leechburg first baseman Anna Cibik prepares to make a defensive play during the sixth inning of Friday’s Section 3-A matchup with Springdale at Gilpin Leechburg Park. The Blue Devils scored a 7-0 win to avenge a 5-4 loss to the Dynamos from April 28.
Leechburg softball blanks Springdale to stay in section title hunt
May 7, 2021
After defeating Leechburg last week in walk-off fashion, Springdale was looking to wrap up its first section title since 1998 on Friday.

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Fox Chapel’s Eli Yofan scores during a Jan. 9 game against Chartiers Valley.
Valley News Dispatch Boys Basketball Player of the Year: Fox Chapel’s Eli Yofan
April 3, 2021
Valley News Dispatch Boys Basketball Player of the Year

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West Greene’s Kiley Meek hits an extra base hit against Union during the WPIAL Class A softball championship Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at Peterwood Park.
2021 WPIAL Class A softball preseason breakdown
March 29, 2021
After a year away from the diamond, softball players from across Western Pennsylvania are itching to get back in the field of play.

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Leechburg senior Cam Curfman is back after leading the Blue Devils in hitting in 2019.
Leechburg baseball team’s expectations remain high with new coach
March 27, 2021
Bill Stoops knows what it’s like to help lead a high school baseball team to the WPIAL playoffs and pick up postseason victories.

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Leechburg right fielder Skylyn Raypush is one of five seniors on the team this year.
Leechburg softball puts playoff streak on line
No softball team in the WPIAL has built a streak quite like Leechburg’s.

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Leechburg’s Kristen Knapp is sent home against Union during WPIAL A softball semifinals Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at Hampton Coummnity Park.
George Guido: Despite pandemic cancellation, high school streaks live on
March 20, 2021
We don’t quite know if 48 years of covering high school sports allows me to issue a decree, but if so, some streaks weren’t interrupted with the pandemic of 2020.

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Rochester players warm up before facing Leechburg in the WPIAL Class A semifinals Tuesday, March 9, 2021.
Rochester boys hold off Leechburg in WPIAL Class A semifinals
March 9, 2021
Rochester continued its boys basketball rags-to-riches story Tuesday night.

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Leechburg senior Dylan Cook goes up for a layup against St. Joseph during their Section 3-A matchup.
A-K Valley basketball playoff capsules: Games for Tuesday, March 9, 2021
March 8, 2021
Here’s a look at Tuesday’s WPIAL basketball playoff games involving A-K Valley teams:

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Leechburg’s Eli Rich scored 17 points against Eden Christian on Friday night.
Leechburg rallies for double-overtime win over Eden Christian
March 5, 2021
In a double overtime thriller, No. 6 Leechburg upset No. 3 Eden Christian 45-40 in the WPIAL Class A quarterfinals Friday night at Sewickley Academy.

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