By Jerin Steele
With the windy conditions Friday night, Wyatt Hetrick said he knew he was going to get opportunities to run the ball.
Hetrick made the most of his chances.
Hetrick’s 273-yard, three-touchdown rushing performance, coupled with a strong second half on defense, helped top-seeded Redbank Valley fend off Coudersport, 24-16, in the first ...
Bulldogs moving through checklist as Coudersport looms By Jerin Steele
Redbank Valley had a few milestones it wanted to cross off its list this season.
• Beat rival Clarion for the first time in over a decade.
• Win the school’s first KSAC Small School Division title.
There’s another huge item the Bulldogs would like put a ...
Through the years: Cowanshannock celebrates 1st win 75 years ago By George Guido Through The Years
Editor’s note: Each Friday during the high school football season, the Leader Times will take a look back at the players, coaches and events that are part of local scholastic history.
Cowanshannock Township High School played its first football game Oct. 18, 1940, a 19-0 victory over ...
Redbank Valley baseball team prepares for long District 9 jaunt By Matt Grubba
Redbank Valley baseball came a long way this year, but its reward is having to travel a long way to start the playoffs.
The No. 6 Bulldogs (9-7) will make their first District 9 playoff appearance since winning the Class AA title in 2010 when they go on the road to ...
Bats awaken for Karns City softball team By Matt Grubba
Karns City’s softball team walked off the bus and came out swinging.
Clara Stoughton’s two-run double opened the scoring in a four-run first inning, and the Gremlins kept pulling away for a 9-0 win Wednesday in a KSAC-South game in New Bethlehem.
Ashley Coon was 3 for 4 with two runs and ...
Undefeated Aliquippa proves too much for Redbank Valley, 70-36 By George Guido
Twenty-eight times this season, Aliquippa coach Nick Lackovich has used the same pregame slogan:
“If we do what we do, no one’s going to beat us.”
It worked again Saturday as the Quips forced six turnovers on Redbank Valley’s first seven possessions, and Aliquippa was on its way to a 70-36 quarterfinal ...
Redbank Valley wins 1st PIAA boys basketball playoff game since 1979 By Matt Grubba
The inside play that elevated Redbank Valley to the District 9 title carried over into the state tournament.
Dalton Dougherty scored 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, Zach Westover had 12 points and 14 boards and Redbank Valley got its first PIAA tournament win since 1979 by defeating Bellwood-Antis, 60-53, in ...
Redbank Valley bows to Carlynton, 45-33, in PIAA Class AA 1st-round game By Matt Grubba
By the end of their first-round playoff game, Carlynton had added one player it didn’t start with while Redbank Valley lost three.
Conor Richardson scored 14 points and injured center Abby Greiner entered in the second half to add five points and seven rebounds for Carlynton, which came away with a ...
Double the fun for Redbank Valley basketball teams By Matt Grubba
After well more than a decade without one, Redbank Valley will have two state basketball playoff games in two days.
The Bulldogs’ boys and girls team each claimed a spot in this year’s PIAA Class AA tournament, where the girls will face Carlynton at 6 p.m. Friday at Plum, and the ...
Switching defenses turns tide for Redbank Valley By Matt Grubba
One defensive switch made all the difference for Redbank Valley.
The Bulldogs abandoned their 1-3-1 zone for man-to-man defense, and that turned a seven-point deficit into a 47-34 win over No. 3 Curwensville in the District 9 Class AA semifinals Wednesday at Clarion High School.
Brooke Hinderliter had 22 points, 11 rebounds ...