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Summit Academy players to face learning curve

While it's nice to revel in victories and reach milestones, Summit Academy's mission goes deeper than what's on the wins-and-losses ledger. The school for court-adjudicated youth ...

A-K Valley wrestling notebook: Kiski Area's Worthing to miss postseason tourneys

Tyler Worthing won WPIAL Class AAA championships each of the past two seasons, but he won't get a chance for a three-peat. Worthing, a Kiski ...

Apollo-Ridge builds big lead, beats Summit Academy

Apollo-Ridge kept its WPIAL playoff hopes alive with a 36-24 victory Saturday afternoon at Summit Academy. The Vikings scored touchdowns on each of their first four ...

Defense sets tone for Deer Lakes in rout of Summit Academy

When the Deer Lakes offense had trouble in the first half at Summit Academy, its defense came to the rescue. Three first-half fumble recoveries were returned ...

Valley sets tone early, earns lopsided victory, 35-8

Valley took the field Saturday afternoon at Summit Academy with a surging Burrell team suddenly nipping at its heels in the WPIAL Class AA Allegheny ...

Burrell snaps school-record 11-game losing streak with win over Summit Academy

A heavy weight was lifted from the Burrell football program on Saturday afternoon. The Buccaneers put together their most complete performance of the season and snapped ...

QB Weigold, defense lead Freeport in rout of Summit Academy

With nearly 100 Freeport football alumni from seven decades recognized on the field before the game, the former Yellowjackets couldn't be blamed if they were ...

Highlands scores 42 straight points, rallies to victory

Highlands quarterback Brayden Thimons called it "crazy." His coach went one step further. "In my 30-some years, I've never been in a football game like that," Sam ...

WPIAL football teams are adjusting to mid-cycle realignment

The WPIAL usually realigns football conferences every two years. But because of the merger of Kittanning and Ford City to form Armstrong High School, the WPIAL ...

Talented skill players set to lead Summit Academy

With players coming and going, Summit Academy football coach Steve Sherer never knows what type of team he is going to have from year to ...

High school notebook: WPIAL adjusts to accommodate Armstrong merger

To accommodate the Ford City-Kittanning merger, the WPIAL slightly altered four football conferences and will schedule games next season with the City League. The WPIAL Board ...

High school football notebook: WPIAL might welcome another team next year

The WPIAL could use another football team. With the pending merger of Ford City and Kittanning, the WPIAL would be left with 123 teams next ...

Summit to face new foes in Midwestern Conference

After advancing to the playoffs for the first time in school history, Summit Academy was rewarded this season the opportunity of joining the Midwestern Conference. Summit ...

Freshmen lead defending champ Beaver Falls into quarterfinals

Freshmen forwards Josh Creach and Donovan Jeter each had a double-double to lead defending PIAA champion Beaver Falls to a 72-48 victory over Summit Academy ...

Breaking down the PIAA boys basketball playoffs

Class AAAA WPIAL/City League: New Castle (26-0), Hampton (22-4), Kiski Area (17-6), North Allegheny (21-4), Bethel Park (18-6), Allderdice (21-4). Around the state: Philadelphia's ...

Summit Academy boys return to postseason

The Summit Academy boys basketball team is back in the WPIAL playoffs after a year layoff from postseason play. For the Knights, Nov. 18 is a ...

A-K Valley basketball notebook: Area hoops becomes talk of town

Alle-Kiski basketball has generated WPIAL-wide attention of late, thanks to some odd on-court occurrences. First, there was the slow-down game between the Kiski Area and Penn-Trafford ...

Summit Academy's 'D' defines comeback against A-R

Adam Petrosky used to work in Burbank, Calif,, where he helped produce television commercials. On Friday night, the first-year coach of Summit Academy was having ...

Summit Academy tunes up for postseason with victory

Summit Academy concluded its regular season with a 38-20 victory over Freeport on Saturday afternoon. The Knights, in the WPIAL playoffs for the first time in ...

Summit Academy finally breaks through against Valley

The only question remaining after Summit Academy handed Valley a 26-6 setback Saturday afternoon was whether the win was the biggest in school history. Summit moved ...

Summit Academy rushes by Deer Lakes

The wait for a win continues for Deer Lakes' first-year coach T.J. Wiley and his Lancers. Hopeful to get a homecoming victory, Deer Lakes came up ...

Summit Academy sprints past Ford City

It was a game in which everything was clicking for Summit Academy, and nothing seemed to be working for Ford City. Elijah Hardy ran for ...

Kittanning defense holds Summit to just 165 yards in victory

On the back of a stellar defense, Kittanning improved to 4-0 for the first time since 2004, on Friday, defeating Summit Academy, 15-6, in Class ...

Burrell battles emotions in win over Summit Academy

Heartache failed to hinder Burrell on Friday night at home against Summit Academy. As they mourned the death of Tim Horwatt, the Bucs (2-1, ...

Skill players to lead way for Summit Academy

In most cases, coaches can use the offseason to plan around starters and key reserves returning. Things are different at Summit Academy, a school for ...


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