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A-K Valley high school notebook: Liotta still on the move

Shawn Liotta has about 125,000 miles on his 2012 Chrysler 200. He said he's had four sets of tires put on the vehicle since he ...

Springdale junior Liberati gets early jump on career in hockey

Mario Liberati usually spends his weekends in the stands at a local hockey rink watching five, sometimes 10, games a day. His goal is to spot ...

Springdale grad Devine chases dream in Frontier League

In minor league baseball, there are plenty of long hours spent riding a bus. But Mike Devine doesn't mind the travel. Though it can be difficult ...

Springdale's Killian ends college career with flourish

Recent Allegheny College grad Joe Killian already has worked out for one pro team. He said he may do the same for a few others ...

Guido: Springdale football thinks outside box to boost numbers

It's always a battle to get good numbers out for football — especially at the smaller high schools. But Springdale coach Dave Leasure thinks he ...

Serra ousts Springdale in WPIAL 1st round

Expecting to contend for a playoff spot, Springdale played one of the toughest schedules in WPIAL Class A baseball this season to become battle-tested for ...

A-K Valley baseball playoff capsules

Class AAAA No. 13 Kiski Area (11-7) vs. No. 4 Hempfield (14-6) 2 p.m. Monday at Fox Chapel Winner plays: Bethel Park (14-6)/Franklin Regional ...

Alle-Kiski Valley baseball teams relying on aces to advance in WPIAL postseason

Although he never expects to learn too much, Nate Pastorek typically will look up his expected mound opponent before big games. Call it a matter of ...

A-K Valley baseball teams enter playoffs as underdogs

The path ahead of his team in the WPIAL baseball playoffs appears daunting, but Springdale coach Jim Hastings found reason for optimism. As the No. 15 ...

A-K Valley roundup: Springdale avenges loss to rival Riverview

Springdale provided some payback to its cross-river rivals. The Dynamos' baseball team, eliminated last season from playoff contention by Riverview, edged past the visiting Raiders, 7-5, ...

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 ...


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