Leechburg Sports

Leechburg softball secures WPIAL-record 30th consecutive playoff berth

It's 30 and counting for the Leechburg softball program. The Blue Devils set a WPIAL record Tuesday afternoon by securing their 30th consecutive softball playoff berth ...

Pierce living up to rich pitching tradition at Leechburg

Leechburg's Morgan Pierce has a daily reminder of last year's first-round playoff loss, and it greets her with a delicate sting each morning. Hanging in ...

Experienced pitcher, catcher will help lead Leechburg baseball team's revival

Leechburg baseball coach Drew Martin was happy the weather was cooperative enough late last week to play two scrimmages in two days. It was important because ...

Leechburg softball sets sights on record 30th consecutive postseason berth

It's finally here. This could be the year the Leechburg softball program sets a WPIAL record for most consecutive playoff appearances. The Blue Devils copped their 29th ...

Guido: From Mighty Elephants to memorable comebacks, basketball season had it all

It's time to wave goodbye to the local high school basketball season. At the start, it was speculated the Highlands boys and Burrell girls had ...

Leechburg gymnast Gard ready for WPIAL meet

With courage and fearlessness, Leechburg junior Miranda Gard has made an ascent to the upper echelon of WPIAL gymnastics. And that should come as no surprise ...

No. 1 Monessen races to first-round win over Leechburg

Defending WPIAL Class A champion Monessen showed how difficult it will be to contend with in this season's tournament. The Greyhounds raced out to a 60-point ...

High school basketball notebook: Cheswick Christian Academy boys eye conference 3-peat

Cheswick Christian Academy has turned winning conference championships into a tradition. And coach Todd Rosio sees no reason to stop now. The Chargers' boys basketball team has ...

Alle-Kiski Valley basketball playoff capsules

Boys Class AAA No. 4 Highlands (18-4) vs. No. 13 Trinity (13-8) 8 p.m. WEDNESDAY at Fox Chapel Winner gets: No. 5 Hampton (15-7) or ...

Ellis School girls basketball team holds off Leechburg in 2-OT thriller

Ellis School and Leechburg sought school history in their WPIAL Class A playoff opener Saturday afternoon. It seemed fitting, then, that the teams played a game ...

Trio of A-K Valley basketball teams make long-awaited return to postseason

Leechburg's girls basketball team has heard about the WPIAL playoffs. The larger crowds. The increased sense of urgency. The bracket-busting upsets. But the Blue Devils finally ...

Alle-Kiski girls basketball playoff capsules

Class AAA Preliminary round Deer Lakes (14-8) vs. Greensburg Salem (7-15) 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Gateway Winner gets: No. 4 Blackhawk (16-6), 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at ...

Gorman: Leechburg goes silent

The Leechburg boys basketball program dealt with two very different meetings Tuesday night about the same subject. While the Leechburg school board discussed whether the ...

A-K Valley high school notebook: Replacing Leechburg was not an option

There was buzz at Tuesday night's WPIAL basketball playoff pairings meeting in Green Tree that the league might bring in a replacement for Leechburg in ...

Leechburg boys put focus on top-seeded Monessen with hazing allegations swirling

To some's surprise, Leechburg's boys basketball coaches showed up at the WPIAL playoff pairings meeting Tuesday night to find out their first-round opponent. It seemed ...

High school notebook: Deer Lakes lineman lands unexpected call from RMU

Nate Morrissey's life changed in less than 24 hours. The big lineman from Deer Lakes was pondering playing college football at Division II schools, perusing his ...

Leechburg girls end 10-year postseason drought

Mikayla Lovelace waited one year to make the playoffs, and that was more than enough for her. Imagine how the rest of Leechburg felt. The Blue Devils' ...

Guido: Ex-MLB pitcher Minarcin headlines Armstrong County Hall of Fame class

The Armstrong County Sports Hall of Fame is getting set for its 43rd induction banquet April 24 at Freeport's Laube Hall. Twelve athletic figures, including ...

St. Joseph boys knock off Leechburg but fall short of playoff berth

St. Joseph did its part, and in dramatic fashion. But a thrilling end to section play won't come with any bonus points. Despite a comeback to ...

Leechburg boys top rival Riverview to clinch playoff berth

It was strictly afternoon delight for the Leechburg boys basketball team Tuesday. Leechburg secured a WPIAL playoff berth for the 26th time in school history with ...

Riverview girls set tone early in win over Leechburg

For the second time this season fans expected one thing but got another when Riverview and Leechburg met in girls basketball. Riverview used a rapid-fire opening ...

Leechburg guard Lovelace vaults into hoops elite

Long before Mikayla Lovelace was one of the WPIAL's top on-the-rise basketball players — a pure scorer who has helped elevate a long-struggling program into ...

A-K Valley spotlight athletes: Leechburg's Brittany Robilio, Kiski Area's DeShawon Bracy

Brittany Robilio School: Leechburg Class: Sophomore Sport: Basketball Report card: In her first season as a starter, Robilio has put together eight double-digit scoring games. ...

Leechburg beats St. Joseph for 4th win in row

Leechburg spent most of its Section 2-A game at St. Joseph playing its usual breakneck style, but the Blue Devils made one of their biggest ...

Alle-Kiski roundup: Leechburg rallies to upend St. Joseph

A difficult second quarter put Leechburg behind, but the Blue Devils roared back for an important section victory. Mikayla Lovelace scored a game-high 27 points and ...


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