Tag: Steel Valley

Armstrong quarterback poses with the Willie Thrower Award alongside George Guido of the awards committee Saturday at Knead Community Cafe in New Kensington. Olsen won the award as the top WPIAL/City League quarterback for the second year in a row.
Armstrong’s Cadin Olsen repeats as Willie Thrower Award winner
March 25, 2023
The great Willie Thrower was said to have the largest hands in football history. The former Ken High football star’s nickname was “Mitts.”

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Armstrong quarterback Cadin Olsen throws against Highlands Friday, Oct. 21, 2022 at Highlands High School.
Armstrong’s Olsen, the 2022 winner, leads candidates for Thrower Award
March 23, 2023
WPIAL passing leader Cadin Olsen led Armstrong football to back-to-back quarterfinal playoff appearances.

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Deer Lakes’ Michael Butler celebrates with Aiden Fletcher (left) after defeating Steel Valley on Monday.
Deer Lakes hits 3-pointer in closing seconds, upsets No. 1 seed Steel Valley
February 27, 2023
The Deer Lakes boys are headed to the WPIAL finals for the first time in school history, and they’ll do so with a first-year coach leading the celebration. But before they could scream and shout Monday night, everyone in green and gold held their breath.

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Norwin’s Kendall Berger fights for a loose ball with North Allegheny’s Jasmine Timmerson Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023 at North Allegheny High School.
What to watch for in WPIAL sports for Feb. 27, 2023: Section rematches on tap in semifinals
February 26, 2023
The two WPIAL Class 6A girls basketball Final Four games are between rivals who earlier battled for section supremacy. Now, they meet for a spot in the district championship game.

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St. Joseph’s Julie Spinelli defends against Monessen’s Madison Johnson during their WPIAL playoff game Feb. 23, 2023, at Monessen.
A-K Valley WPIAL basketball playoff capsules: Games for Feb. 27, 2023
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Steel Valley interim boys basketball coach Lauren Varacalli talks to her team during a WPIAL Class 3A first-round victory over McGuffey on Monday.
Amid coaching controversy, Steel Valley opens playoffs with win over McGuffey
February 21, 2023
Whenever Steel Valley’s Makhai Valentine glanced into the stands Monday night, he wasn’t looking for friends or family. That’s where his suspended head coach was sitting, five rows behind the team’s bench.

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Belle Vernon boys basketball coach Joe Salvino has won more than 700 games in his career.
What to watch for in WPIAL sports for Feb. 20, 2023: Big night for 1st-round matchups
February 19, 2023
There are five days making up the first round of the 2023 WPIAL basketball playoffs, and Monday is the busiest.

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Steel Valley’s Greg Smith c elebrates his sack during the WPIAL Class 2A championship game against Beaver Falls on Friday, Nov. 25, 2022, at Acrisure Stadium.
Small School East-West all-star game roster includes 16 from WPIAL, City League
February 18, 2023
Pitt recruit Braylan Lovelace of Leechburg and future Miami (Ohio) lineman Greg Smith of Steel Valley were among 16 WPIAL and City League players selected for the Small School East-West all-star game this year.

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Armstrong quarterback Cadin Olsen throws a pass against Mars on Friday, Oct. 14, 2022, at Armstrong High School.
13 WPIAL, City League players chosen for 2023 Big 33 Football Classic
February 17, 2023
Thirteen players from the WPIAL and City League were selected to compete in this year’s Big 33 Football Classic.

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Laurel Highlands’ Rodney Gallagher celebrates a 3-pointer in the second half against Uniontown Friday, Feb.10, 2023 at Uniontown High School.
What to watch for in WPIAL sports for Feb. 13, 2023: Trib HSSN to reveal basketball playoff brackets
February 12, 2023
The week begins with a bang with the WPIAL spotlight shining bright on basketball bracketology.

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