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Grant helps Belle Vernon teacher build collection of Civil War artifacts

By Joe Napsha
Artillery shells, a cannonball, grapeshot and a 150-year-old canteen aren’t the usual exhibits for students in a history class, but Belle Vernon Area Middle School …

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HS Buzz: Belle Vernon hosting Military Appreciation Night

The Belle Vernon baseball team will hold its third annual Military Appreciation Night on Tuesday, when the Leopards host South Park at 7 p.m. at John DiVirgilio Sports Complex. All active, nonactive and retired personnel from the Mon Valley are …
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Bentworth again turns to Skiles to head football program

For the third time in 33 years, Bentworth School Board has hired alumnus Ron Skiles as its head varsity football coach. The 70-year-old Skiles’ first head coaching stint with the Bearcats was from 1981-88. He compiled a 53-26 record in …
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California, Luko keep rolling with 8-1 win

The beat goes on for California Area’s unbeaten baseball team as the Trojans rolled over Section 1-A foe Avella, 8-1, Thursday. California (11-0, 5-0) got …
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Charleroi Area girls keep hitting, 11-5

The 2014 softball season is shaping up to be special for the Charleroi Area Lady Cougars, and in more ways than one. Sophomore Jaidyn Fronzaglio celebrated her “Sweet 16” birthday Thursday, and her teammates put on a sweet display at …
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Freshman fill-in Matthews tosses 4-hitter as EF routs No. 4 Southmoreland

Elizabeth Forward built a big lead early against No. 4 Southmoreland and kept adding to it Wednesday until a 10-run rule ended the WPIAL Section …
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Frazier tennis players aid Brownsville team

Frazier High School doesn’t have a varsity tennis team, but that doesn’t mean the school doesn’t have tennis players. For the third straight season, Frazier …
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Rawlins, Hounds perfect in 12-0 win

Monessen’s Justice Rawlins is off to quite the start in his senior season. In the Greyhounds’ 12-0 five-inning victory over Section 2-A rival Clairton (1-3, …
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Roundup: EF’s 14-run inning rocks Ringgold

Elizabeth Forward was leading Ringgold 1-0 going into the bottom of the third inning of Wednesday’s Section 4 AAA baseball game. For the Rams, it probably seemed like the inning never ended. That’s because EF sent 19 batters to the …
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Norwin’s Phipps advances to PIAA quarterfinals

HERSHEY — Norwin sophomore 195-pounder Drew Phipps doubled his efforts to improve his conditioning after he returned to wrestling following an injury recovery period that …
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