Kiski Area Sports

A-K Valley high school notebook: A-K Challenge football event returns to Kiski Area

While the name of the event is the A-K Football Challenge, the boundaries have been stretched for a few new teams participating in this year's ...

Valley, Kiski Area break in young QBs at WCCA 7-on-7 tournament

Muzzy Colosimo has a typical message for young quarterbacks. "I always tell the quarterbacks, 'You'll like me when you're a senior — you're going to hate ...

Despite 8th-inning rally, Kiski Valley falls in Region 7 title game

BEDFORD — Sometimes an errant throw can swing the momentum in baseball, and that was the case in Wednesday's Pennsylvania American Legion Region 7 tournament ...

Freeport's Pastorek named Valley News Dispatch Baseball Player of the Year

Player of the Year Nathan Pastorek FREEPORT, SENIOR, PITCHER Nathan Pastorek's Freeport jersey number came via process of elimination. As a freshman on the Yellowjackets' 2013 ...

Guido: Vick Moran to join Kiski Area Sports Hall of Fame

The late Jamie Vick Moran will be honored at the 11th annual Kiski Area Sports Hall of Fame induction banquet Sept. 3. The event will ...

Kiski Area's Roundtree set to shift focus to competing for Akron track team

For all he likes about Akron, Jace Roundtree doesn't care much for the roads surrounding the campus. Where he's going, he won't need roads. Roundtree hopes ...

Kiski Area thrower Johnson notches career best at PIAA meet

SHIPPENSBURG — Naudia Johnson came to track and field out of necessity after she and friend Liz Debich were cut from the Kiski Area softball ...

A-K Valley track and field athletes look to finish strong at final meet of season

Boxed in by her competitors early in her preliminary heat at last season's PIAA track and field championships, Kiski Area distance runner Megan Aller tried ...

Kiski Area's Turner, Roundtree capture WPIAL gold

Cam Turner didn't take up track and field until his senior year of high school, and only then at the urging of some of his ...

State champion Kiski Valley rugby finally gets chance to relax

Ty Travaglia and some of his Kiski Valley rugby teammates spent Monday evening floating down the Allegheny River in a canoe. It was fitting they spent ...

No. 4 Hempfield uses quick start to rout Kiski Area in WPIAL baseball playoff opener

Hempfield wanted to get off to a better start in the WPIAL baseball playoffs after back-to-back first-round exits. The Spartans did so in more ways than ...

A-K Valley baseball playoff capsules

Class AAAA No. 13 Kiski Area (11-7) vs. No. 4 Hempfield (14-6) 2 p.m. Monday at Fox Chapel Winner plays: Bethel Park (14-6)/Franklin Regional ...

Alle-Kiski Valley baseball teams relying on aces to advance in WPIAL postseason

Although he never expects to learn too much, Nate Pastorek typically will look up his expected mound opponent before big games. Call it a matter of ...

Kiski Valley sends three teams to PA Rugby state finals

Kiski Valley hit the trifecta Saturday in the PA Rugby state semifinals. The boys varsity, girls varsity and boys junior varsity teams all advanced to Sunday's ...

A-K Valley baseball teams enter playoffs as underdogs

The path ahead of his team in the WPIAL baseball playoffs appears daunting, but Springdale coach Jim Hastings found reason for optimism. As the No. 15 ...

Kiski Valley rugby strives for 1st state titles

For the Kiski Valley rugby club, this year's trip to states is thrice as nice. All three of Kiski Valley's teams — boys, girls and junior ...

A-K Valley spotlight athletes: Kiski Area's Cam Turner, Deer Lakes' Maureen Hutchinson

Cam Turner School: Kiski Area Class: Senior Sport: Track and Field Report card: In his first and only season competing in track and field, ...

Alle-Kiski roundup: Roundtree, Scherer win events at Baldwin Invitational

A pair of Alle-Kiski Valley athletes ran to first-place finishes at the Baldwin Invitational track and field meet Friday. Kiski Area senior Jace Roundtree and Burrell ...

Undefeated Kiski Valley girls rugby team leads pack

Kiski Valley girls rugby coach Erica Houlihan likened her team to one of those "Cinderella stories that everyone loves." These Cinderellas, though, don't wear glass slippers. ...

Kiski Area's Roundtree puts off college commitment to earn 4 medals at WCCA meet

Kiski Area senior Jace Roundtree has a big decision this weekend. Does he commit to Youngstown State, or does he delay his commitment and consider continuing ...

Alle-Kiski Valley roundup: Kiski Area baseball clinches postseason berth

The Kiski Area baseball team clinched a playoff spot for the first time in five years, and it did so in walk-off fashion. Korey Shoupe ...

A-K Valley high school roundup: Kiski Area keeps hold of 3rd place in Section 3

The Section 3-AAA race remains close, and so do most of the baseball games. Kiski Area is keeping pace with its ability to win tight ...

A-K Valley HS notebook: Mars, WCCA track meets set for Friday, Saturday

Track and field season gets amped up this weekend with two big meets that will test some of the A-K Valley's best runners and throwers. Kiski ...

Kiski Area rallies past Woodland Hills for Section 3 win

After dropping a 1-0 decision earlier this week, Kiski Area looked headed for the same fate Friday afternoon. But the Cavaliers tallied three unearned runs in ...

Kiski Area senior hurdler Roundtree doesn't let his height slow him

All this record-breaking hurdler needed was a running start and a little belief in his potential — and that those high hurdles aren't so high. Now ...


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