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Mon Valley YMCA scholarship auction planned

By Chris Buckley
Long before he became well known as the public address announcer for the Pittsburgh Penguins, the late John Barbero was a well known and respected …

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Belle Vernon Area enters playoffs with 3 straight wins after downing Elizabeth Forward

Heads held high. That’s how the Belle Vernon Area football team will be heading into the WPIAL playoffs. The Leopards downed their Route 51 rivals, …
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Trib Cup: Bentworth volleyball striving for perfection again

Hayley Wilson was a senior at Bentworth the last time the Bearcats girls volleyball team finished the regular season with an undefeated record in 2008. Now, as the second-year head coach of the Bearcats, Wilson had guided her alma mater …
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Frazier wards off California, 34-12

No. 7 Frazier (8-1, 7-1) finished the regular season on a high note, rolling to a 34-12 victory over California on Friday night in Tri-County South action. In a penalty-filled game, it was dual-threat freshman Alvin Ross who led the …
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Charleroi can’t overcome 28-0 hole in loss to Freedom

Charleroi and Freedom played two football games Friday night at Charleroi Stadium. The Bulldogs won the first half in dominating fashion, 28-0. The Cougars commanded …
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Valley Independent roundup: Ringgold has a ‘Berry’ good night

After the first quarter, Trinity led Ringgold 7-6 in a Big Nine Conference game at Joe Montana Stadium. It wasn’t a sign of things to …
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Knoch shuts down Yough, clinches playoff berth

With numerous playoff scenarios possible entering its game Friday against Yough, Knoch accomplished the one absolute necessity: A victory. Behind its strongest offensive and defensive …
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