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Moonlighting athletes summoned for assistance at Western Beaver

By Karen Kadilak 8:55 p.m.
Western Beaver is relying on athletes from other sports to help it rebuild. Seniors Cody Acon (basketball and baseball), John Petrosky (basketball and baseball) and …
Apollo-Ridge’s depth on display in shutout win over Western Beaver
By R.A. Monti
Apollo-Ridge showed how deep it was in its 27-0 nonconference win over Western Beaver on Friday at Owens Field. Without star wide receiver and defensive back Tre’ Tipton for almost three quarters, the No. 6 Vikings kept rolling. “We’re a resilient group,” Apollo-Ridge coach John Skiba said. “We didn’t miss …
The Birdie, aka ‘Mr. Perfect,’ likes short games
By The Birdie
The Birdie has been predicting games in the Valley since the Allegheny River was a puddle. He has seen football games last just more than a hour and others that have taken three times that long. And they’re getting longer. “It used to be I could check out a game, …
Experience a strength this season for Western Beaver
By Karen Kadilak
With most of its starters returning, prospects are bright for Western Beaver. “With only three seniors, we were very young last year,” coach Matt Gray …
Father-son combinations celebrate WPIAL baseball titles
By Chris Harlan
While awarding his team WPIAL championship medals five years ago, Beaver baseball coach Bruce Herstine wished that someday he’d repeat the experience with his sons, …
Western Beaver beats OLSH to earn Class A title
By Adam Bittner
Chad Miller said he’d been waiting for the water cooler bath all season. The Western Beaver coach finally got it when his team won the …

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