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Lower Burrell resident blames sewer project for fouling spring water

By Liz Hayes 1:08 a.m.
Leonard Yohe’s drinking water smells like rotten eggs, and his fish pond is full of algae — problems he attributes to a Lower Burrell sewer ...

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VND spotlight athletes: Freeport’s Mickey Frazetta, Apollo-Ridge’s Megan Bonelli

Mickey Frazetta School: Freeport Class: Senior Sport: Golf Report card: Frazetta returns to the links after suffering an injury to both his middle and ring fingers late last August. Earlier this season, he shot a 38 at Buffalo Golf Course …
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Burrell-Valley rivalry matchup built on respect

Rivalries are built on measured hatred as much as they are respect. And while hate is a strong word, particularly in the context of sports, …
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Size up front a boost for Deer Lakes

There’s a saying in football that it all starts up front. If that’s true, Deer Lakes has to like its chances for success this season. …
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Merger sparks position battles at Armstrong

Plenty of mystery exists throughout WPIAL Class AAA about what Armstrong will look like. But the uncertainty isn’t limited to opposing locker rooms. The merger …
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Fox Chapel girls golf team ‘ready for a big year’

The Fox Chapel girls golf team returns its entire group of starters from last year and coach John Broderick is optimistic about the team’s chances for success. “Many of the girls played an extensive summer tournament schedule, and they’re ready …
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Technology goes to Birdie’s head

The Birdie never has been one to embrace change, be it through spread offenses, futuristic uniforms or — this one really chaps his tail feathers — technology. “I’m old-school,” he said. But the A-K Valley’s high-school football connoisseur saw something …
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Hydration, nutrition are key factors in avoiding early-season cramps

Norwin senior Nick Amendola remembers his freshman year in football. He didn’t know much about proper hydration and nutrition until he cramped up during a …
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Knoch cross country runners continue to push each other

Brandon Grumski usually doesn’t need to look far to find one of his Knoch cross country teammates during a race. That runner usually is ahead, …
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Leechburg’s Burtick, Knapp developing rapport in passing game

As a receiver, it is always nice to have a good rapport with the quarterback. Leechburg junior Dalton Knapp appears to have that with his quarterback, J.B. Burtick. In fact, the pair are good friends. Knapp and Burtick, along with …
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Plum girls soccer hopes to build on strong end to ’14

The Plum varsity girls soccer team overcame the adversity of a midseason coaching change in 2014 and made a late-season charge to the WPIAL playoffs. Section 3-AAA victories over Woodland Hills and Gateway in the final week of the regular …
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Hanus set to lead Riverview’s offense under center

There is nothing like baptism by fire. Riverview quarterback Jake Hanus’ first appearance was in a game last year as a sophomore against powerhouse Clairton. …
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Lovic a ‘special player’ in Springdale’s stingy defense

Springdale middle linebacker Eric Lovic said he likes to play until he catches the ballcarrier and makes sure he’s down. “And that gets us into trouble sometimes,” said Dynamos coach Dave Leasure, with a laugh. “But I don’t want to …
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Guido: A-K teams overdue for football crown

The 117th season in local high school football begins in just two days. And isn’t it time we had an Alle-Kiski Valley team win a WPIAL football title? It’s been 12 years since Springdale brought home the Class A gold …
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