Springdale Sports

A-K Valley spotlight athletes: Springdale's Tyler Robbins, Freeport's Kim Mixon

Tyler Robbins School: Springdale Class: Senior Sport: Baseball Report card: A two-year starter and team captain, Robbins is a pitcher and plays third base ...

Alle-Kiski roundup: Springdale baseball team rallies past Leechburg

Springdale's baseball team made it four wins in five games, but the Dynamos needed a mid-game rally to get past Leechburg, 9-6, on Monday. Springdale ...

A-K Valley roundup: Walk-off single sends Springdale past St. Joseph

In a back-and-forth game between Springdale and St. Joseph, the last at-bat proved to be the most important. Sammy Carey singled in Erik Brannock in ...

A-K Valley roundup: Springdale rallies for come-from-behind win

A seventh-inning comeback rallied Springdale softball to its first win in almost a year. The Dynamos broke an eight-game losing streak in dramatic fashion by scoring ...

Springdale baseball team will be aggressive

For the Springdale baseball team, losing to cross-river rival Riverview to end section play last season still tastes bitter. But to miss the playoffzs because ...

New Springdale softball coach: Team 'can be a threat out there'

In his first season as Springdale's softball coach, Anthony Pototo has wiped the slate clean by injecting enthusiasm and excitement into a program in need ...

Alle-Kiski Valley swimmers eye strong finish at PIAA championships

All season, Kevin Kondrit thought he could record a better time in the 200-yard freestyle. When he finally posted it during the biggest meet of ...

Guido: A-K Valley teams to face off in Week Zero

We have Ground Zero and Coke Zero — now stay tuned for Week Zero high school football. Several local schools have already scheduled games for ...

Liotta hired as football coach at Albert Gallatin

Shawn Liotta is on the move — again. The Springdale grad who spent the last two seasons as offensive coordinator at Clairton, was hired Wednesday ...

Springdale bows out against Sewickley Academy in WPIAL Class A first round

Springdale waited five seasons to get back into the playoffs, so waiting one more day because of Tuesday's wintry weather wasn't a problem. Battling icy ...

Guido: 'Pappy' Boulton steps aside after successful 2nd stint in coaching

Oftentimes, second acts in coaching aren't successful. Joe Gibbs with the Redskins and Johnny Majors at Pitt are prime examples. But for Don "Pappy" Boulton, ...

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 ...

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 ...

A-K Valley roundup: Springdale girls finish on high note

Earlier this season, Springdale's girls basketball team broke a 33-game losing streak. The Dynamos will look to start a winning streak next season. With a 52-23 ...

Springdale's playoff season defined by late-game heroics in both wins and losses

Springdale coach Seth Thompson said his playoff-bound boys basketball team should be called "The Cardiac Kids." Not the most original tagline, but it does the job. The ...

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 ...

A-K Valley high school roundup: Late layup carries Springdale boys past Leechburg

Springdale is getting a knack for winning close section games. Sam Carey made a go-ahead layup with under one minute remaining and sank two clinching free ...

A-K Valley high school basketball notebook: Springdale guard quietly having stellar season

Springdale's home gymnasium is known as Donald McGhee Fieldhouse. This season, it has been more like the House of Pane. Senior guard Alex Pane has ...

A-K Valley high school roundup: Late-game basket leads Springdale boys to win

The chase for the final Section 2-A playoff spot is coming down to the wire, so it seemed appropriate a key game in that race ...

A-K Valley basketball notebook: Springdale girls relish improvement

Ask any coach, and most will come clean: moral victories are a poor substitute for real, on-court wins. But Springdale's girls basketball team isn't measuring ...

A-K Valley high school roundup: Pane's 3-pointer seals win for Springdale

Alex Pane had a big night Wednesday, and he saved his best moment for last. Pane hit a 3-pointer in the final seconds, lifting Springdale to ...

A-K Valley roundup: Springdale girls snap 33-game losing streak

Springdale is taking small steps to get its girls basketball program back on track. The Dynamos took a big leap forward Tuesday. Springdale quelled two-plus ...

Valley News Dispatch spotlight athletes: Deer Lakes' Scott Kelly, Springdale's Patience Ashaolu

Scott Kelly School: Deer Lakes Sport: Basketball Class: Senior Report card: A key athlete in basketball and football, the 6-foot-4 forward had a breakout ...

A-K Valley spotlight athletes: Springdale's Alex Pane, Highlands' Nicole Boda

Alex Pane School: Springdale Class: Senior Sport: Basketball Report card: Pane scored a career-high 27 points in the Dynamos' 76-43 win over Northgate in the Springdale tip-off tournament. ...

Crop of young players bodes well for Springdale boys basketball team

The 2014-15 season for the Springdale boys basketball program can be described as a transitional year. Coach Seth Thompson began using varsity underclassmen he had developed ...


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