Tag: Leechburg

Nazareth Prep runs past Leechburg to win tournament title
December 2, 2023
Led by a first-year coach and an entirely new starting lineup, the Leechburg boys basketball team looks a lot different this year. On Saturday afternoon, however, the Blue Devils found some unfortunate familiarity: Nazareth Prep raising a trophy at their expense.

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Union’s Kylie Fruehstorfer (4) celebrates with Kelly Cleaver after defeating Lourdes in the PIAA Class A state championship game on Friday, March 24, 2023 at Giant Center in Hershey.
Trib HSSN 2023-24 WPIAL Class A girls basketball preseason breakdown
November 30, 2023
Union enjoyed the best girls basketball season in program history a year ago, winning WPIAL and PIAA Class A championships and building a record of 23-6.

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Highlands’ Bradyn Foster averaged 19.4 points per game last season.
Starting 5: A primer for 2023-24 boys basketball season in the A-K Valley
The WPIAL boys basketball season opens Friday. Here are some of the top storylines, teams and players to watch this season in the Alle-Kiski Valley

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Highlands’ Kate Myers hit 93 3-pointers last season.
Starting 5: A primer for 2023-24 girls basketball season in the A-K Valley
The WPIAL girls basketball season opens Friday. Here are some of the top storylines, teams and players to watch this season in the Alle-Kiski Valley”

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Aliquippa’s Cameron Lindsey celebrates after scoring against Bishop Canevin during their PIAA Class 2A state quarterfinal last season.
Trib HSSN 2023-24 WPIAL Class 2A boys basketball preseason breakdown
November 29, 2023
Aliquippa winning a WPIAL championship is not breaking news anymore, although the Quips’ golden run in Class 2A last season was the school’s first district title in seven years.

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Leechburg girls basketball coach Andre Carter
After dramatic turnaround last season, Leechburg girls plan to keep climbing
November 22, 2023
If the WPIAL gave out a most improved award, the Leechburg girls basketball team might have won it last year.

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Leechburg coach Andrew McDermott
Leechburg boys prepare for season of change with new coach, new-look roster
There is a lot of newness around the Leechburg boys basketball team.

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Springdale wingback Larry Lutz (33) has his pants pulled down by Burgettstown defender Tim Repole during the Class 2A playoff game at Kittanning on Nov. 9, 1973. The Dynamos prevailed, 22-12, to earn a berth in the WPIAL title game.
Through the years: Springdale won frigid playoff game in ’73
November 16, 2023
Each week throughout the high school football season, the Valley News Dispatch will take a look back at the games, players and events that have shaped local scholastic history.

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Kittanning’s Zane Dudek breaks away from Yough’s Eric Borkovich on Nov. 1, 2013. Dudek scored on runs of 47, 49 and 67 yards, but it wasn’t enough as the Cougars won their first playoff game, 57-42.
Through the years: Yough outslugged Kittanning in 2013 playoff barnburner
November 9, 2023
Each week throughout the high school football season, the Valley News Dispatch will take a look back at the games, players and events that have shaped local scholastic history.

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Players from Bishop Canevin and Leechburg meet for the coin toss before their WPIAL Class A playoff game Nov. 3, 2023, at North Allegheny.
Bishop Canevin begins quest for another WPIAL title with rout of Leechburg
November 3, 2023
The third-seeded Bishop Canevin Crusaders began their quest to reclaim WPIAL gold with a dominant 49-6 win over the No. 14 Leechburg Blue Devils in a Class A first-round matchup Friday night at North Allegheny.

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