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Freeport runs past Shady Side Academy

Freeport rode a strong running game to overpower Class 3A Allegheny Conference rival Shady Side Academy, 40-23, on Friday night in Fox Chapel. Austin Romanchak ran ...

Keeper Uric saves the day for Freeport boys soccer in win over Deer Lakes

Austin Uric describes his ability to save penalty kicks in practice as "iffy," with about a 50-percent success rate. Games, on the other hand, bring ...

A-K Valley roundup: No. 5 Freeport improves to 6-0

Bryce Hanby, Seth Davis and Kevin Lynch each had two goals and an assist to power Freeport's boys soccer team to its sixth straight win ...

Fantastic freshmen step up for A-K Valley soccer teams

With Highlands facing a 2-0 deficit in the second half of a Section 3-AAA game against Indiana last week, coach Brad Walker turned to his ...

A-K Valley soccer notebook: Deer Lakes girls to play at Highmark

Deer Lakes girls soccer coach Frank Accetta also works as the announcer for the Pittsburgh Riverhounds, and thus he had the ability to "put a ...

Freeport can't make good on upset bid against Aliquippa

For more than a half of football, Freeport rose to the challenge, answering a typically strong Aliquippa performance with one of its own and creating ...

Freeport girls rally past No. 2-ranked Highlands

Freeport remembered well the sight of Highlands' girls soccer team celebrating a first-round WPIAL playoff victory last season. The Yellowjackets found their own cause for jubilation ...

A-K Valley HSFB notebook: Steel Valley's Ford a familiar foe for Valley

Valley can't seem to avoid Paris Ford. The star wideout and defensive back wreaked havoc on the Vikings last season when he played at Seton-La ...

A-K Valley spotlight athletes: Freeport's Bryce Hanby, Burrell's Danica Johnson

Bryce Hanby School: Freeport Class: Junior Sport: Soccer Report card: A three-year starter for the Yellowjackets, Hanby is coming off a two-goal, three-assist game in ...

Freeport gets No. 3-ranked Aliquippa after a rare defeat

Moments after his team smothered Deer Lakes, 38-6, in the first game at Freeport Area Athletic Stadium, Freeport coach John Gaillot was informed Aliquippa was ...

The Birdie says field turf is the way to go

The Birdie is a traditionalist if ever there was one. He still uses pencil and paper to keep stats, he drinks only Coke Classic, he ...

Alle-Kiski high school notebook: WPIAL tennis schedule gets makeover

Usually, by this time in the fall sports season, the individual girls tennis postseason has begun — with section singles tournaments. But a significant schedule ...

Freeport graduate makes early impact for Loyola volleyball team

It didn't take Zoe Pawlak long to show the same prowess on the volleyball court at Loyola (Md.) that she had in high school at ...

Freeport opens new stadium with rout of Deer Lakes

Freeport extended a welcoming hand to visiting Deer Lakes at the brand-new Freeport Area Athletic Stadium, then proceeded to stomp the Lancers into the new ...

A-K Valley football notebook: Highlands, New Castle no strangers to one another

Highlands has a long road trip Friday night to play New Castle, a relatively unfamiliar place for the Golden Rams fan base. But the teams ...

A-K Valley Q&A: Freeport's Austin Romanchak

After last season's mass exodus of senior talent, Freeport has found itself in the midst of a youth movement to build the next dominant team. ...

Memories remain for Deer Lakes-Freeport rivalry game

Memories — all warm and fuzzy for one team, stomach-turning for the other — still resonate with the Freeport and Deer Lakes football teams. Last ...

Week 2 is time to 'Kiss the Birdie'

Freeport boys soccer is having a fundraiser that ends with an administrator having to kiss a pig. The Birdie hates soccer, but the unique event caught ...

A-K Valley roundup: Freeport girls shut out Burrell in Section 2-AA

Abby Bastaja made her first varsity section game count. The Freeport sophomore scored a pair of goals, leading the Yellowjackets to a 3-0 victory over Burrell ...

Realignment has girls volleyball coaches preparing for unfamiliar opponents

There were 17 players on the 2015 Bishop Canevin girls volleyball team that went 24-3 and won the PIAA Class A title. Eleven were seniors. ...

Freeport opens season with nonconference rout of Vincentian

High school football players always cherish their first varsity touchdown, no matter the circumstances surrounding it. But Freeport quarterback Austin Romanchak's first score was one ...

Freeport girls volleyball remains team to beat

Coming off its third WPIAL championship in six years, Freeport girls volleyball has a couple of spots to fill for this season. But that's nothing ...

Brief playoff appearance stokes Freeport girls soccer team's competitive fire

For the Freeport girls soccer team, the start of the 2016 season began with October's 5-0 first-round loss to No. 3 seed South Fayette in ...

Freeport boys soccer alive and kicking entering year after 10-win season, playoff victory

Mention Freeport's 2-0 preliminary-round win over Mt. Pleasant in last year's WPIAL Class AA boys soccer playoffs to Yellowjackets' coach Dave Teorsky, and he will ...

A-K Valley high school football notebook: Kiski Area chooses starting quarterback

Football season opens Friday night with the mysterious Week Zero, but there no longer is any mystery as to who will start at quarterback for ...


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