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Harrison rejects criticism of disorderly conduct ordinance

By Tom Yerace
When it comes to dividing up fines for criminal activity, Harrison Township wants a bigger piece of the pie. Last week, the township commissioners, at the request of Police Chief Mike Klein, unanimously approved an ordinance that defines disorderly conduct …

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Tipton accounts for 4 TDs in Apollo-Ridge’s 41-21 victory over West Shamokin

Apollo-Ridge’s big-play ability showed up opening night. Pitt recruit Tre Tipton scored three touchdowns and passed for another, and five of the Vikings’ six scores …
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‘He’s still a part of this team’: Burrell honors player who died during preseason

Although he died from a rare heart tumor on the practice field, Burrell lineman Noah Cornuet, 16, was still listed on Burrell’s official player roster …
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Alle-Kiski soccer notebook: Area teams begin section play this week

After the opening weekend of the 2014 WPIAL soccer season, Alle-Kiski Valley teams will begin section play this week. The majority of boys teams will play their section openers Tuesday, and most girls teams will play Wednesday. The Highlands girls …
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Guido: New kickoff time leaves fans squinting

Friday night lights turned into Friday night glare for Highlands fans attending the team’s Class AA debut at Ford City. One unintended consequence of moving …
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North Hills defeats Fox Chapel

Nick Santucci ran for two touchdowns, and Andrew Bly ran for one and caught another as North Hills (1-0, 1-0) downed Fox Chapel, 35-7, in Quad North play. Brandon Wagner added a touchdown on a  29-yard interception return for North …
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Pawlak returns to lead defending WPIAL volleyball champion Freeport

This isn’t the first time Freeport has been looked at as the team to beat in girls volleyball, but the Yellowjackets might be more prepared than ever to meet that challenge. Freeport, the defending WPIAL Class AA champion, brings back …
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Gorman: Kiski Area to jam gym for Toy

Kiski Area’s Jam the Gym volleyball event has been run with a range of emotions, from apprehension to hope to fear to mourning. “This year,” Tim Toy said, “is about celebration.” After a one-year hiatus to fight gastric cancer, in …
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Kittanning boys soccer team pleases new coach in season-opening loss

Kittanning first-year boys soccer coach Kirk Weber saw plenty of things he liked in his first game in charge. He just wished he saw more …
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Butler County spotlight athletes: Aug. 31, 2014

Devin Campbell School: Knoch Year: Sophomore Sport: Golf Claim to fame: Campbell averaged approximately a 38 to lead Knoch to a 3-1 record through its …
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Wilkinsburg holds off Leechburg

After two years as a starter at center, Wilkinsburg’s Jonathan Carpenter sparkled in his debut at quarterback. Carpenter completed seven passes for 192 yards and three touchdowns as the Tigers posted a 24-14 victory in the season opener at Graham …
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Susalla claims boys varsity title at Gateway Invitational

Jake Susalla finished third at last year’s season-opening Gateway Invitiational, placing just behind the dominant duo of Fox Chapel’s Ethan and Colin Martin. On Saturday, the Plum junior had a goal of taking first in his return to the challenging …
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Alle-Kiski Valley high school roundup: No. 2 Riverview wins in opener

Cole Wilson scored two goals, including the game-winner with 15 minutes left, to lift Class A No. 2 Riverview (1-0) to a 2-1 victory over …
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Springdale eases past Serra

Springdale had Serra on Lock-down Friday night. The Dynamos, behind senior Adam Lock, defeated host Serra, 41-7, in a Class A Eastern Conference matchup. Everything seemed to be working according to plan for Springdale. Lock, who moved from tight end …
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Valley edges emotional Burrell team on OT field goal

When Rory Baker joined Valley’s football team before training camp, he showed coach Muzzy Colosimo what he could do, kicking a long field goal on …
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Alle-Kiski schools realign for 2-year cycle

Every two years, the PIAA reclassifies schools in more than 20 sports. Via this method, the PIAA takes the number of schools in a given sport and divides that total by the number of classifications. Here is where Alle-Kiski Valley …
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