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High school notebook: WPIAL moves AA, A football finals to RMU stadium

The WPIAL chose a college venue as host for the two football championships that won't be held at Heinz Field. Finalists from the two smallest ...

Gorman: Ringgold's Pergola sits on cusp of No. 600

For Phil Pergola, his 600th win will come and go without fanfare. The Ringgold coach has no plans to celebrate. "The 600 is important, but ...

Yough rolls to tourney title over BV Area, 65-46

For the first time, Yough stands as champions of the cfsbank Holiday Classic. The Cougars won the title by rolling over Belle Vernon Area, 65-46, in ...

Rams top C'ville at Hoopfest

The Ringgold girls' basketball team will be looking to shake off an apparent holiday slumber after going 1-1 this weekend at the California (Pa.) Hoopfest. The ...

Ringgold girls hold on, stay perfect in 4-AAA

Ringgold continues to roll along unbeaten in Sec. 4-AAA after beating West Mifflin, 49-45, Monday night. The Rams (5-3, 4-0) led 12-10 after one quarter and ...

Ringgold girls' soccer coach is a quick study

After serving for one season as assistant coach of the Ringgold Lady Rams soccer team in 2014, 2009 Ringgold grad Kayla Fransko applied for the ...

Ringgold off to 4-0 start with OT win

News flash: Four games into the regular season, Ringgold's boys' basketball team is undefeated. The surprising Rams ran their season-opening streak to four games with a ...

Slow-starting Ringgold downs BVA

After the first quarter of Thursday's 50-37 Sec. 4-AAA win over Belle Vernon Area, Ringgold trailed 15-8. BVA raced to the lead thanks to dribble penetration ...

Ringgold boys overpower Charleroi

Over the weekend, Charleroi Area and Ringgold both went 2-0 in a round-robin tournament at Mt. Pleasant as they did not play each other. They settled ...

Ringgold boys' basketball picture coming into focus

Phil Pergola compares rebuilding the Ringgold boys' basketball program to completing an amateur painting. "I told the kids, 'You look at me as a basketball coach, ...

Ringgold girls ready for run at section title

When Erika McCarthy was hired a few months ago as Ringgold girls' basketball coach, a smooth transition was expected as she was an assistant coach ...

New girls' coaches trying to put in their systems

Three area girls' basketball teams are not only getting ready for a new season, they are doing so with new coaches. Kevin Lee is trying to ...

Frazier, Clairton clash Friday in battle of unbeatens

The next stop for Frazier's unbeaten football team is a clash with top-seeded defending WPIAL champion Clairton Friday night at Elizabeth Forward. Fourth-seeded Frazier and Clairton ...

Ringgold dominates 6-AA Finest 15

Ringgold's boys' soccer team enjoyed a banner year, running through the Sec. 6-AA seaon unbeaten en route to a 14-6 playoff campaign. The postseason news for ...

Mars stuns Ringgold in Class AAA quarterfinal

Simply stunned. That's how Ringgold football coach Nick Milchovich described his emotions following a 35-0 whitewash by Mars in a Class AAA quarterfinal Friday at Chartiers ...

Ringgold senior concludes scholastic soccer career with All-WPIAL honors

Although she is not sure exactly where she heard what has become her favorite quote, Ringgold senior Brooke Vollmer, who recently earned All-WPIAL honors to ...

Picking playoff winners

For Belle Vernon Area and Ringgold, the first round of the WPIAL Class AAA playoffs was simply a warm-up for things to come. For ...

Ringgold prepares for attack from Mars

It's not an outer space movie, but Friday night the Ringgold Rams will try to defeat the men from Mars. Those "men" the Rams will be ...

Ringgold wakes up in time to roll over Ambridge

Ringgold's football team couldn't wait for the playoffs, having sleepwalked through its final three regular season games. The alarm sounded around 8:30 p.m. Friday. The No. 5 ...

Picking playoff winners

The WPIAL's second football season gets under way Friday night with three area teams hoping to make new memories and the other hoping to catch ...

10 area girls named All-WPIAL in soccer

The 2015 girls' soccer season not only was a memorable one on the team level for many area schools, but it was a success on ...

Seven BVA players honored

Belle Vernon Area dominated the competition in Section 4-AA girls' soccer, winning the section yet again this season. So it comes as no surprise that the ...

Belle Vernon's Humbert doesn't mind No. 2 seed in AAA

Funny how sometimes the WPIAL respects the record – and sometimes it does not. A year ago, during the WPIAL basketball pairings meeting when Sewickley Academy, ...

Late defensive stops save Ringgold in win over Trinity

The old adage claims it's better to be lucky than good. The Ringgold football team was a little of both Friday against a desperate Trinity ...

Ringgold boys come up short

Heading into its season-ending 1-0 WPIAL Class AA boys' soccer quarterfinal loss to Thomas Jefferson Thursday night, Ringgold knew it would have its hands full. The ...


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