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Kiski Area claims 6th at PIAA wrestling tournament

By Paul Schofield
HERSHEY — Kiski Area wrestled two familiar opponents Saturday during the final day of the PIAA Class AAA team tournament. The Cavaliers began the day avenging ...
Belle Vernon battles back to take 3rd at PIAA team championships
By Paul Schofield
HERSHEY — Senior Hunter Ferrara and junior Billy Korber were unlikely heroes Saturday at the PIAA Class AAA team wrestling championships. With a team full of ...
WPIAL champion Belle Vernon wrestlers fall in state semifinals
By Paul Schofield
HERSHEY — Belle Vernon’s bid to claim its first PIAA Class AAA Team Tournament came up short Friday in the semifinals at Giant Center. Bethlehem ...
Kiski Area stays alive for 3rd place at PIAA tournament
By Paul Schofield
HERSHEY — It was another suspense-filled match for the Kiski Area wrestling team Friday at the PIAA Class AAA team tournament. The Cavaliers rallied from ...
Kiski Area opens PIAA tournament with dramatic comeback victory
By Paul Schofield
HERSHEY — Kiski Area found itself in a deep hole Thursday during the first round of the PIAA Class AAA team wrestling tournament. But senior Vinny ...
A-K Valley spotlight athletes: Cheswick Christian’s Andy Skledar, Kiski Area’s Paris Krug
By William Whalen
Andy Skledar School: Cheswick Christian Academy Class: Senior Sport: Basketball Report card: A three-year starter, Skledar, a New Kensington resident, has scored in double ...
Kiski Area wrestling team regains winning form by routing Carrick
By Doug Gulasy
Kiski Area coach Chris Heater worried briefly about a letdown after the Cavaliers lost their WPIAL Class AAA semifinal match to Canon-McMillan over the weekend. His ...
Kiski Area wrestling settles for 3rd place at WPIALs
By Paul Schofield
Watching Belle Vernon wrestle Canon-McMillan for the WPIAL Class AAA team title Saturday wasn’t in Kiski Area wrestling coach Chris Heater’s plans. But after Canon-McMillan upset ...
Top-seeded Belle Vernon chasing 1st title while Burrell goes for 10th straight
By Paul Schofield
Belle Vernon’s special 2015 wrestling season didn’t end the way the team had planned. The Leopards were beaten in the WPIAL Class AAA finals by eventual ...
Burrell, Kiski Area wrestling teams looking to win WPIAL titles in same season for just second time
By Doug Gulasy
Chris Heater knows the situation isn’t unique. That doesn’t make it common. The yearly success of the Burrell and Kiski Area wrestling programs means in any ...
A-K Valley high school roundup: Kiski Area hockey nets key victory
By Staff Reports
Kiski Area hockey needs all the points it can get with a possible playoff trip at stake. The Cavaliers picked up two points Thursday night with a 2-0 victory over Gateway in a PIHL Class A game. Nicholas Wallace scored less than one minute into the game for Kiski Area (7-12), and ...
Alle-Kiski basketball notebook: Kiski Area chosen for elite skills camp
By Bill Beckner Jr.
Kiski Area girls basketball coach Nick Ionadi has high hopes and expects big things from his improving program in the years to come. He also ...
Kiski Area advances to WPIAL semifinals
By Doug Gulasy
Kiski Area knocked on the door of the WPIAL wrestling semifinals each of the past two seasons but couldn’t quite make it inside. This time, the ...
Alle-Kiski Spotlight Athletes: Kiski Area’s Alex Ferraro and Freeport’s Katie Hill
By William Whalen
Alex Ferraro School: Kiski Area Class: Junior Sport: Hockey Report card: Ferraro has played every minute between the pipes for the Cavaliers this season. The 5-foot-8 ...
Scoring pins fuels Kiski Area wrestling team
By Doug Gulasy
Because of his pinning prowess, Chad Kuhn has a wide selection of white and gray T-shirts to choose from, as well as the inside track ...
High school notebook: Basketball playoff picture becoming clear
By Bill Beckner Jr.
A few local teams remain in the WPIAL basketball playoff chase with a week left in the regular season. The St. Joseph boys (5-14, 2-7) will ...
Freeport linemates earn PIHL all-star nod
By Jerin Steele
When a hockey line jells, it’s almost like the players share a telepathic bond. The chemistry can take some time to come to fruition, but once ...
Kiski Area wrestling team parlays spate of pins into Section 1-AAA title
By Paul Schofield
It has been four years since the Kiski Area wrestling team won a section title. But on Wednesday, the second-ranked Cavaliers (16-0) showed why they are ...
A-K Valley high school roundup: Kiski Area boys stay alive for WPIAL playoff berth
By Staff Reports
The Bracy brothers did their part Tuesday to keep Kiski Area alive in the race for a postseason berth. DeShawon Bracy scored 21 points, and younger brother Jon added 17 to lead the Cavaliers to a 57-54 victory over host Albert Gallatin in Section 1-AAAA play. Kiski Area stayed 11⁄2 games behind ...
A-K Valley wrestling notebook: No. 2 Kiski Area takes aim at Section 1 title
By Doug Gulasy
Kiski Area can win its first Section 1-AAA team championship in four seasons Wednesday night at Latrobe. But coach Chris Heater would remind anyone that the ...
Alle-Kiski wrestling notebook: Worthing, Greenwald reach century mark
By Doug Gulasy
The Westmoreland County Coaches Association tournament marked the turn of the century for a pair of Alle-Kiski Valley wrestlers. Two seniors, Kiski Area’s Tyler Worthing and Burrell’s Damon Greenwald, earned their 100th career victories at the two-day tournament held at Franklin Regional. Worthing earned his achievement in the quarterfinals, pinning Derry’s Deion ...
Kiski Area boys make playoff push by knocking off Hempfield
By George Guido
After winning just one Section 1-AAAA game during the first half of the season, the Kiski Area boys feel they can put together a push ...
A-K Valley spotlight athletes: Leechburg’s Brittany Robilio, Kiski Area’s DeShawon Bracy
By William Whalen
Brittany Robilio School: Leechburg Class: Sophomore Sport: Basketball Report card: In her first season as a starter, Robilio has put together eight double-digit scoring games. ...
Guido: Plenty of must-see basketball games in stretch run
By George Guido
The first half of the section basketball season ended Tuesday night, and it’s no secret many local schools are having their share of struggles. There ...
Kiski Area claims Westmoreland County wrestling crown
By Doug Gulasy
If Kiski Area wants to achieve its goal of a WPIAL Class AAA team championship, the Cavaliers probably will need to go through the likes ...
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