Tag: Leechburg

Erik Streussnig figures to be a key starting pitcher for Plum this season.
Alle-Kiski Valley baseball preview: Plum reloads for another run
March 14, 2024
It was another banner year in 2023 for the Plum baseball team.

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Deer Lakes’ Billy Schaeffer grabs a loose ball over Mercyhurst Prep’s Alex Manendo during PIAA Class A first round action Saturday, March 9, 2024, at Deer Lakes High School.
A-K Valley’s top seniors set for 27th annual Cager Classic basketball all-star games
March 13, 2024
Some of the top senior boys and girls basketball players from the A-K Valley and beyond will take part in the 27th annual Cager Classic, set for April 6, at Highlands High School.

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Monessen’s MyAsia Majors (left) drives against Leechburg’s Ava Richards on Monday in the WPIAL Class A first round.
Monessen builds momentum with Class A 1st round win over Leechburg
February 19, 2024
Monessen girls basketball coach Janine Vertacnik wanted to start postseason play off with a bang, and the No. 5 Greyhounds did just that with an overwhelming 63-15 home victory over No. 12 Leechburg in the Class A first round Monday night.

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Fox Chapel’s Jefferson Moorefield-Brown grabs a rebound over Shaler’s Brandon London and Keegan Smetahka Friday, Feb. 9, 2024 at Fox Chapel Area High School.
What to watch for in WPIAL sports for Feb. 19, 2024: Opening round of basketball playoffs continues
February 18, 2024
It’s Day 3 of the opening round of the WPIAL basketball playoffs with boys Class 5A and 3A, along with girls Class A first-round contests taking center stage.

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Madison Johnson (left) and her Monessen teammates will play No. 12 Leechburg on Monday in the WPIAL playoffs.
Westmoreland high school basketball playoff preview capsules for Feb. 19, 2024
WPIAL basketball playoffs

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The Deer Lakes boys basketball team celebrates as time expires in the WPIAL Class 3A championship game against OLSH on March 3 at Petersen Events Center.
2023 in A-K Valley sports: High school athletes make their championship dreams come true
December 30, 2023
The year 2023 will long be remembered for many monumental happenings, from a landmark announcement by the PIAA to A-K Valley athletes’ accomplishments and championship performances and teams bringing home gold at the district, regional and state levels.

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Greensburg Central Catholic’s Tyree Turner avoids Jeannette’s Lonnie Green in the third quarter Friday Oct. 13, 2023 at McKey Stadium.
2023 WPIAL All-Conference Football: Eastern
December 27, 2023
Eastern Conference

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Leechburg senior Olivia Vigna
A-K Valley Senior Spotlight: Leechburg’s Olivia Vigna
December 18, 2023
As a 5-foot-11 freshman, Olivia Vigna was going to be a focus of the Leechburg girls basketball team right from the start of her varsity career.

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Burrell’s Devin Beattie (11) looks for room to run against Valley on Sept. 8.
2023 Valley News Dispatch high school football all-stars
December 16, 2023
Parker Anderson

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Deer Lakes’ Billy Schaeffer is a member of the 2023-24 basketball team.
A-K Valley athletes of the week: Leechburg’s Adalyn Zanotto, Deer Lakes’ Billy Schaeffer
Adalyn Zanotto

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