Riverview Sports

Guido: Cooperative weather keeps playoffs on track

The baseball and softball regular seasons are in the home stretch with practically everybody caught up with their postponements. Wouldn't you know, the year that ...

Riverview softball stays in playoff race

Riverview wasn't about to let St. Joseph ruin its senior day festivities or its run of success against its Section 3-A foe from just up ...

A-K Hall of Fame selection Erdeljac a 4-sport star for Riverview

As a bright-eyed third grader on the basketball court at St. Irenaeus Catholic Church in Oakmont, Ben Erdeljac seemed to have the 'it' factor. ...

Riverview football coach Cappa resigns after 2 seasons

Jason Cappa confirmed Thursday he has resigned as Riverview's football coach. His resignation is expected to be accepted by the Riverview School Board during ...

Knoch's Geist motivated to win gold

As if Jordan Geist needed any more motivation after the WPIAL track and field championships, he got some from a statement his father overheard. "Somebody saw ...

Winchster Thurston girls rally past Riverview for state playoff berth

With Winchester Thurston making its comeback early in the fourth quarter Thursday night, Riverview spread out its defenders to try to create open-court turnovers. The plan ...

PIAA girls basketball play-in capsules

Girls Class AA Fifth-place game Burrell (20-5) vs. Neshannock (20-4) 8 p.m. Thursday at Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic Coaches: Meghan Ziemianski, Burrell; Luann Grybowski, ...

A-K Valley wrestling notebook: Kiski Area's Worthing to miss postseason tourneys

Tyler Worthing won WPIAL Class AAA championships each of the past two seasons, but he won't get a chance for a three-peat. Worthing, a Kiski ...

Riverview girls basketball team moves closer to PIAA bid after beating Ellis School

Sophomore forward Ariel Rafferty and her Riverview teammates are proof good things can come from a loss. After giving top-seeded Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic a close ...

A-K Valley girls basketball playoff capsules: PIAA play-in games

Girls PIAA play-in games Class AA Burrell (19-5) vs. Riverside (20-4) 6:15 p.m. Monday at Peters Township Winner gets: Chartiers-Houston ...

Top-seeded CW North Catholic girls hold off upstart Riverview

It was another almost. A what could've been. Missed it by that much. But Riverview's girls walked off the court with a sense of pride after ...

Riverview girls set to face No. 1 CWNC

Girls Class A Quarterfinals No. 8 Riverview (14-8) vs. No. 1 Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic (21-2) 1 p.m. Saturday at Chartiers Valley ...

Riverview girls top California in 1st round

No. 8 seed Riverview finally got its offense going in the third quarter and defeated No. 9 California for the second straight season in the ...

A-K Valley playoff capsules: WPIAL first round girls basketball

Class AAA First round No. 13 Deer Lakes (15-8) vs. No. 4 Blackhawk (16-6) 6:30 p.m. THURSDAY at North Hills ...

Springdale's Pane is a pain for Riverview

Alex proved to be too much of a "Pane" for the Riverview Raiders on Tuesday night. The senior guard poured in 29 points, including 22 in ...

Riverview dominates rematch with St. Joseph

Sadie Buchser wasn't about to see a repeat of her team's first game against St. Joseph. Instead, she fast-tracked Riverview into the WPIAL playoffs. Buchser, ...

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 holds off Riverview rally to earn Section 2-A win

After losing several close games this season, the Leechburg Blue Devils held on to win one Tuesday night. But the Blue Devils nearly squandered a 13-point ...

Guido: Schools wrong to favor new 6-class alignment

I was disappointed to see a majority of WPIAL superintendents favor aligning exactly with the PIAA's six-class system, particularly in football, when it is implemented ...

Riverview girls basketball coasts past Leechburg in 2-A opener

Leechburg girls basketball coach Joel Ceraso called Riverview "one of the top three or four teams" in WPIAL Class A. Riverview showed why that opinion carries ...

Alle-Kiski Valley notebook: Buchser climbing Riverview scoring list

Sadie Buchser wants to see her team's name on a championship banner, but she also wouldn't mind seeing her name on her school leaderboard. Riverview ...

Building depth key for area wrestling programs looking to compete

Steve Carney learned the characteristics of a successful program while competing for the winningest wrestling coach in WPIAL history. He's seeing some progress in his attempt ...

Valley News Dispatch high school roundup: Riverview's Buchser scores 1,000th career point

Sadie Buchser needed 11 points in Riverview's season opener to reach 1,000 for her career. She didn't wait long. Buchser scored 23 points, hitting four 3-pointers, ...

Riverview girls aim to build on memorable season

After a strong regular season and a memorable playoff run, the Riverview girls basketball team is back for more. The Raiders went 8-4 in Section 2-A ...


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