Ligonier Valley Sports

Smith's 4 TD passes lead Ligonier Valley in rout of Penns Manor

The fierce, longstanding rivalry between Ligonier Valley and Penns Manor offered little drama Friday night in the latest renewal of the District 6 series. Collin Smith ...

HSFB position by position: Top safety Ford joins new team

Two of the WPIAL's best safeties have new surroundings. Paris Ford and Kenny Robinson, both talented Division I recruits, transferred schools since last football season. ...

Gorman: Ligonier Valley safety a big hitter

One of the best safeties in Western Pennsylvania resides just minutes outside of WPIAL territory. That Collin Smith plays for Ligonier Valley didn't stop BCS ...

Westmoreland County coaches leaning on dual-threat quarterbacks to guide teams to success

When NFL Hall of Famer Joe Montana was in high school at Ringgold, he didn't throw the ball on every down. The three-sport star was lucky ...

Ligonier Valley loaded with 19 returning starters

As difficult as it's been, Roger Beitel was managing to contain his excitement as the start of the 2016 football season approached. The Ligonier Valley ...

Ligonier Valley's Smith commits to West Virginia

Ligonier Valley safety Collin Smith committed to West Virginia on Tuesday, according to his coach, Roger Beitel. The all-state defensive back chose the Mountaineers over numerous ...

Westmoreland athletes of the week: GCC's Tommy Pellis, Ligonier Valley's Lexie Petrof

Tommy Pellis School: Greensburg C.C. Sport: Baseball Year: Senior Claim to fame: Pellis, who is a Penn commit, doubled, homered and had five RBIs to ...

Ligonier Valley swimmers prep for state championships

The Ligonier Valley girls swim team made history at the PIAA District 6 Class AA championship meet March 4-5 at Penn State. The Rams earned the ...

Westmoreland athletes of the week: Ligonier Valley's Robby Patrick, GCC's Mikayla Bisignani

Robby Patrick School: Ligonier Valley Sport: Wrestling Year: Sophomore Claim to fame: Patrick defeated Burrell's Damon Greenwald, 7-5, to capture the 152-pound title at the ...

4 WPIAL wrestlers become 3-time regional champions

As the midpoint between the WPIAL and state tournament, the PIAA Class AA Southwest Regional championships represent more than just a tune-up on the way ...

Ligonier Valley teams set to open District 6 tournament

In a span of just a few hours Tuesday, both the Ligonier Valley basketball teams will be hunting for upsets. The Rams' No. 10-seeded ...

After starting 0-4, Ligonier Valley boys earn pair of conference victories

Just hang in there. After a 0-4 start to the season, that's the message Ligonier Valley boys basketball coach Todd Hepner imparted to his team earlier ...

Young Ligonier Valley girls show early progress

Tim Gustin didn't know where the Ligonier Valley girls basketball team would start off. It is his first year coaching the Rams, and he has ...

Ligonier Valley Rams struggle with season start

The Ligonier Valley High School boys basketball team was unable to pull out a victory in its first four games of the season. The Rams ...

Ligonier Valley girls open season 2-2

The Ligonier Valley High School girls basketball team started the 2015-16 season with a 62-37 win over Greensburg Salem in the opening round of the ...

Ligonier Valley basketball team set for season

After the long postseason for football, Ligonier Valley boys basketball coach Todd Hepner has his whole squad together to start the 2015-16 season. The Rams ...

Ligonier Valley girls basketball hopes to stonewall opposition

Finishing the regular season at 500 and just making the District 6 playoffs, new coach Tim Gustin wants to improve on last season and believes ...

Ligonier Valley's Patrick signs letter of intent

Hannah Patrick signs letter of intent ...

Ligonier Valley bows out of football playoffs

Ligonier Valley football had the chance to avenge a loss on the final game of the regular season, when the Rams traveled to Martinsburg for ...

Ligonier Valley bows out of District 6 postseason

Two weeks ago, Ligonier Valley fell behind early to Central Martinsburg and wound up losing 35-13. This week's playoff meeting between the schools started differently but ...

Ligonier Valley 1 step away from District 6 championship game

After an uncharacteristic 4-6 season in 2014, Ligonier Valley coach Roger Beitel said his players were not happy and would make it right this season. "At ...

After wife's health scare, Ligonier Valley coach Beitel gets back to winning

You couldn't blame Ligonier Valley football coach Roger Beitel if his focus was elsewhere the past two weeks. His life returned to normal Saturday for him ...

Ligonier Valley tops Mt. Union to reach D-6 semifinals

Moments after No. 4 Ligonier Valley defeated visiting Mt. Union, 34-13, to advance to the Class AA District 6 semifinals, LV coach Roger Beitel pointed ...

Ligonier football team preps for round 1 playoffs

The final game of the regular season for Ligonier Valley football had the makings of an offensive shootout when the second-seeded Rams hosted the top-seeded ...

Lady Rams end season

The Ligonier Valley High School volleyball team was defeated Nov. 3 by top seeded Somerset in the District 6 playoffs. The final scores, 25-20, 26-24 ...


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