Kiski Area Sports

A-K Valley high school notebook: Kiski Area golfers eye spot at Oakmont

The path to Oakmont continues Tuesday for a pair of golfers from Kiski Area. Senior Drake Neumann and junior Nick Yohe will be in the 50-player ...

Running back Greece lifts Kiski Area to conference win over Connellsville

For the second week in a row, Greece lightning struck as the Kiski Area junior tailback Ross Greece rushed for four first-half touchdowns to lead ...

Alle-Kiski high school football notebook: Kiski Area's Heavner touts 'spirit and will'

Kiski Area hasn't won three in a row since 2009, and coach Dave Heavner equates the success of the Cavaliers (3-1), who sit atop the ...

Don't miss matchups for Week 4

Southeastern (6a) Norwin (2-2, 1-1) at Canon-McMillan (1-3, 0-2) 7 p.m. Friday The buzz: The Big Macs welcome the Knights into Canon-McMillan Stadium, looking for their first ...

A-K Valley Q&A: Kiski Area's Ross Greece

Junior tailback Ross Greece has emerged as another offensive weapon for coach Dave Heavner to deploy at Kiski Area. Especially after a 220-yard, four-touchdown rushing ...

Kiski Area leaps to early lead, holds on against Latrobe

Ross Greece rushed for 220 yards on 26 carries, scored on runs of 3, 3, 5 and 80 yards and returned an interception 33 yards ...

Week 3's don't-miss matchups

Southeastern (6A) 5-6A Bethel Park (1-1, 1-0) at Norwin (2-1, 1-0) 7 p.m. Friday The buzz: The teams, who each earned victories last week, play for the ...

Five Alle-Kiski Valley soccer players pulling double duty with football teams

For one shining moment, Nick Bisceglia lived the dream. As an All-WPIAL goalkeeper at Kiski Area, Bisceglia spends most of his time stopping other teams' best ...

A-K Valley soccer notebook: A-K Valley teams feel effect of lightning rule

One of the PIAA's newest rules on soccer came into play for a few Alle-Kiski Valley teams last week, when lightning and heavy rain Sept. ...

Kiski Area coach Heavner gets best of former boss in win over Franklin Regional

As the players shook hands on Friday night after Kiski Area's 24-14 victory at Franklin Regional, there was a moment of pride felt by both ...

A-K Valley spotlight athletes: Kiski Area's Reed Ziemianski, Valley's Brooke Doran

Reed Ziemianski School: Kiski Area Class: Senior Sport: Soccer Report card: Ziemianski returned to Kiski Area after spending his junior year at The Kiski School. ...

Don't miss matchups for Week 2

Allegheny 9 (5A) 4-5A West Allegheny (1-0, 1-0) at North Hills (1-1, 0-1) 7:30 p.m. Friday The buzz: West Allegheny looks to stay among the Allegheny ...

Kiski Area records 3 safeties in win over Plum

It's rare for a team to score three safeties in a game, but Kiski Area made it part of a defensive showcase Friday night. The ...

Don't miss matchups for Week 1

Southeastern (6A) Canon-McMillan (1-0, 0-0) at Hempfield (1-0, 0-0) 7 p.m. Friday The buzz: Both teams kicked off the season with a win: Canon-McMillan outscored Kiski Area, ...

Alle-Kiski Valley Spotlight Athletes: Deer Lakes' Connor Chirdon and Kiski Area' Hannah Empfield

Connor Chirdon School: Deer Lakes Class: Senior Sport: Golf Report c ard: Chirdon started playing golf three years ago as a sophomore. Since then, ...

Expectations raised for Kiski Area boys

Making the WPIAL playoffs became almost a force of habit for the Kiski Area boys soccer team in recent years. What happened last season — now ...

Kiski Area girls look to take the next step

The Kiski Area girls soccer team begins every season with the stated goal of winning its section. This year, there's a little more conviction behind it. ...

Third-quarter kickoff return puts Canon-McMillan ahead for good in win over Kiski Area

For all the inconsistencies Kiski Area showcased in its Week Zero game against Canon-McMillan, a short burst in the second half gave the Cavaliers an ...

A-K Valley high school football notebook: Kiski Area chooses starting quarterback

Football season opens Friday night with the mysterious Week Zero, but there no longer is any mystery as to who will start at quarterback for ...

Valley News Dispatch Q&A: Kiski Area's Noah Clayton

Noah Clayton is a defensive standout at middle linebacker for Kiski Area, but his value has increased heading into his senior season. "He has taken ...

The Birdie opens year with Zero expectations

The Birdie says the pressure's off for his first week of predictions. The Alle-Kiski Valley's gridiron guru isn't concerned about wins and losses. "The PIAA has ...

Don't-miss matchups in Week Zero

NONCONFERENCE 1-3A Aliquippa at New Castle 8 p.m. Saturday The buzz: The game is part of a four-team kickoff event at New Castle. In the first matchup, ...

Alle-Kiski Valley teams split on Week Zero

When it came time to decide whether to play a scrimmage or full-fledged game in the new "Week Zero," Springdale football coach Dave Leasure left ...

Mika, seasoned O-line anchor Kiski Area's hopes

Cam Mika hears the teasing every so often from his fellow Kiski Area offensive linemen. "Some of the other linemen will say, 'Sorry, I don't have ...

Coach: New system benefits Kiski Area

The PIAA's expansion from four to six classifications changed the WPIAL football landscape, with some teams losing rivalries and others facing long travel times for ...


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