Kiski Area Sports

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 ...

Guido: Hall of Famer Fiorini nearly coached at Kiski Area

The 2016 WPIAL Hall of Fame inductees were introduced last week, and while none has Alle-Kiski Valley ties, there is an interesting local angle involving ...

Fox Chapel edges Kiski Area in pitchers' duel

John Bowser made just one mistake Monday. His pitching counterpart, Pat Monteverde, didn't commit any — and that made all the difference. In a duel between two ...

Woods bringing piece of Super Bowl title back to A-K Valley

Joe Woods is coming home this summer, and he plans to bring a gift for his high school's trophy case. A defensive backs coach for the ...

A-K Valley roundup: Kiski Area snaps 23-game losing streak in Section 1

After a section loss earlier this week, the Kiski Area softball team had a long discussion about playing through adversity. Wednesday, the Cavaliers overcame their ...

Spotlight athletes: Kiski Area's Nick Sofaly, Highlands' Emily Cochran

Nick Sofaly School: Kiski Area Class: Senior Sport: Baseball Report card: Described by Kiski Area coach Joe Culler as the "consummate teammate and team leader," ...

Burrell's Greenwald named Valley News Dispatch Wrestler of the Year

Burrell wrestling coach Josh Shields didn't bother hiding his emotion when senior Damon Greenwald scored a takedown of Jeannette's GioVonne Sanders to win the 152-pound ...

A-K Valley roundup: Kiski Area wins on passed ball

Kiski Area baseball is finding a way to win close games. Senior Jake Poremski scored the winning run in the bottom of the seventh on a ...

Kiski Valley rugby wins annual 'Battle of The Valley'

There is a rich sports history at Davis Field in Vandergrift. On Wednesday, Kiski Valley added to it by ushering in rugby's first chapter. With rugby ...

Experienced arms key for Kiski Area baseball team

Among the Kiski Area baseball team's game strategies lies the most simple of all: How many runs it will take to win. The Cavaliers go into ...

Kiski Area softball seeks respectability

In building a winning program, Kiski Area softball coach Maggie Jones expected growing pains. The Cavaliers experienced plenty of those last season, finishing with a winless ...

Kiski Valley rugby team ready to turn page

The memories of how last season ended haven't been easy to forget for the Kiski Valley rugby team. The Titans seemed to be on their way ...

Burrell's Greenwald joins exclusive club with PIAA wrestling title

HERSHEY — Damon Greenwald admits to struggling with his confidence. The problem reared its head until midway through this season, as the Burrell senior worried ...

Kiski Area heavyweight Reid a cut above in Hershey

HERSHEY — At weigh-ins on the first day of the PIAA wrestling championships, officials told Isaac Reid he needed to cut an inch and a ...

After surprising loss, Valley's Ratliff rebounds in PIAA consolation bracket

HERSHEY — Jihad Ratliff got a rude welcome to his first PIAA Class AA wrestling championships. It started innocently enough: Valley's senior WPIAL champion scored a ...

Guido: Fine weather greets spring sports

Spring sports practice season got underway Monday with the rarest of rarities: nice weather. Unseasonably warm temperatures greeted baseball, softball, boys tennis and track athletes, ...

Nine A-K Valley wrestlers set out to make memories at Hershey's Giant Center

Dane Johnson remembers when the magnitude of the PIAA wrestling championships first hit him. As a Shady Side Academy freshman in 2006, the New Kensington native ...

High school wrestling notebook: Alle-Kiski contingent learns 1st PIAA foes

The nine Alle-Kiski Valley wrestlers competing in this week's PIAA individual championships in Hershey learned their opponents Monday for their first bouts when the state ...

Kiski Area's Reid content with 2nd at WPIALs

Kiski Area sophomore Isaac Reid's goal of becoming a WPIAL champion came up short Saturday in the heavyweight finals of the WPIAL Class AAA/PIAA Southwest ...


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