By The Valley Independent
There was good news and bad news for the Bentworth Bearcats Friday night.
The good news is that the Bearcats enjoyed the most successful season in the last decade for the program as they made the WPIAL Class A playoffs for the first time since 2005.
The bad news is that their ...
winners By Jeff Oliver
The WPIAL’s second football season gets under way Friday night with three area teams hoping to make new memories and the other hoping to catch lightning in a bottle again.
A year ago, Ringgold (8-1) went into the Class AAA playoffs with no pedigree for success in the postseason. ...
Bentworth, Charleroi lead squad By Jeff Oliver
Bentworth and Charleroi comprise more than 50 percent of the 18-player Section 1-A All-Section Team that was announced Wednesday.
The section champion Cougars placed five players ...
GCC ends Bentworth’s season By Bill Hughes
A year ago, Greensburg Central Catholic saw its soccer season end at Warrior Stadium with a loss to Geibel Catholic in the WPIAL Class A ...
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Bentworth By Jeff Oliver
There probably isn’t another game in the area with more on the line tonight than the one that will be played on the hill off Route 88 in Fredericktown.
Bentworth and host Beth-Center will match 6-2 overall and 6-1 Tri-County South Conference records. The winner will get a home ...
Jeannette makes statement in rout of Bentworth By Les Harvath
Having already secured a Class A playoff berth, Jeannette coach Roy Hall was hoping for a “statement game” Friday against visiting Bentworth.
“We wanted to put together a good game and make a statement regarding implications about playoff seedings,” Hall said. “But I never expected this.”
“This” was Jeannette’s convincing 68-0 ...
Dziak, Kondratik, Erdely to PIAA finals By The Valley Independent
Bentworth’s Luke Dziak and Charleroi’s Mike Kondratik moved on to the PIAA Class AA boys’ golf championship by qualifying Monday at Tom’s Run.
Playing in the ...
Bentworth’s Hughes two-time Player of the Week By Jeff Oliver
Early in the second quarter of Friday’s Tri-County South Conference home game with Mapletown, Bentworth found itself trailing, 14-0.
Two touchdowns down for most teams is ...
Bentworth’s Tush Player of the Week By Jeremy Sellew
Bentworth coach Ron Skiles has three tenures under his belt at the helm of the program.
On Friday, he thinks he may have witnessed history during ...
Charleroi, Bentworth keep winning By Jeff Oliver8:16 p.m.
Charleroi and Bentworth just keep winning in Section 4-A boys’ soccer as the Cougars shut out Geibel, 4-0, and the first place Bearcats nipped Monessen, 2-1, in overtime.
At Charleroi, the Cougars (10-3, 7-2) played two different halves against the Gators (2-10, 2-7) as they won for the sixth straight time.
Bentworth’s Hughes named Player of Week By Jeff Oliver
The Bentworth Bearcats have one of the most explosive offenses in the WPIAL, averaging 37.8 points a game.
The trigger-man behind the spread offense for Bentworth ...
Bentworth gets healthy against Avella, 65-8 By The Valley Independent
If the Bentworth Bearcats were feeling sick after last week’s heart-breaking 7-3 loss to Frazier, then Avella was just what the doctor ordered.
Bentworth (3-1, 3-1) rolled over the Tri-County South Conference foe Eagles (0-3, 0-3), 65-8.
The Bearcats erupted for 51 points in the first half as Ethan Tush had a ...
pick of week: Frazier By Jeff Oliver
Back to the future. That’s what tonight’s Frazier at Bentworth showdown of Tri-County South Conference unbeatens could be considered.
The Commodores (2-0, 2-0) and Bearcats (2-0, 2-0) both have wide-open offenses with coaches who are not afraid to ask their quarterbacks to put the ball in the air as ...
Frazier, Bentworth battle for top spot By Jeff Oliver
THE game in the Tri-County South Conference so far this season is Friday’s Frazier at Bentworth contest.
When was the last time anybody said that?
But it’s ...
Bentworth, Frazier roll in TCS openers By The Valley Independent
Frazier opened the season in impressive fashion, thrashing host Avella, 52-0, in a Tri-County South Conference game.
The Commodores broke open a 7-0 game by scoring 35 points in the second quarter for a commanding 42-0 halftime lead.
Hunter Patterson stole the show for Frazier as he accounted for four touchdowns. He ...
Skiles sees improvement at Bentworth By Bill Hughes
Entering the second year of his third stint as head coach of the Bentworth football program, Ron Skiles has a much better feel for where ...