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Thomas Jefferson runs past Ringgold

By Mark Kaboly
Bill Cherpak will take this every day of the week. Not No. 4 Thomas Jefferson’s convincing 49-6 Big Nine Conference win over No. 7 Ringgold …
Schoolboy pick of week: TJ
By Jeff Oliver 6:42 p.m.
If I were a new football coach taking over a program, regardless of whether I had a lot of veteran talent or was rebuilding from scratch, I’m not too sure I would want to line up against possibly the best team in my classification on their field opening night. Welcome …
New Ringgold coach Milchovich inherits loaded squad
By Jeremy Sellew
You can’t blame new Ringgold coach Nick Milchovich for smiling as he looks over his team at practice. Milchovich, who had previous stops at California …
Three of a kind: Football coaches who took different routes
By Jeff Oliver
Ron Skiles. Nick Milchovich. Donnie Militzer. They are the new head football coaches at Bentworth, Ringgold and Charleroi, respectively. While all will be coaching their …
Lots of high hopes for Mon Valley boys soccer teams
By Bill Hughes
The boys’ soccer season is about to get under way with area teams showing promise for the upcoming season. Belle Vernon Area hopes to return …
Ringgold jumping right into the fire
By Jeff Oliver
Talk to any football coach and they will tell you they live to be involved in the big games, the kind of games that prove …
Big 9 rival Ringgold to challenge Thomas Jefferson in season opener
By Dave Mackall
Even for Thomas Jefferson, which has won 17 conference championships, four WPIAL titles and three PIAA crowns over the past 19 years, Friday night’s scheduled …
HS highlight reel: Comcast announces game of the week schedule
By Tribune-Review
Comcast announced Monday its weekly football schedule for its 12th season of Xfinity High School Sports Game of the Week. Broadcasts can be found the …
Dual-threat QB returns to guide Ringgold offense
By Jeremy Sellew
With a legitimate Division I prospect leading the way in quarterback Nico Law, Ringgold’s first-year coach, Nick Milchovich, maintains high expectations for his team. And …
Gridders take the field Saturday
By Jeff Oliver
It may not be “Friday Night Lights,” but area coaches hope it won’t turn into “Saturday Morning Funnies,” either. On Saturday, coaches and fans will …
HSFB preview by position: The spread is spreading for quarterbacks
By Chris Harlan
Not long ago, high school coaches settled for a quarterback who could throw or run. Now, many want one who does both. With pass-oriented spread …
Ringgold softball to get new field
By Chris Buckley
The Ringgold High School girls’ softball program will have a new home for the 2015 season. The school board Wednesday night approved construction of a field at the Ringgold Middle school in Finleyville. The field will be used by the junior varsity and varsity, which play doubleheaders. Ringgold did not …
Senior stars set for BeeGraphix clash
By Jeremy Sellew
A local contingent of senior high school football players will get something they craved in late November and December. Just one more game. Fifteen local …
Ringgold to host recruiting seminar
By Jeff Oliver
Ringgold is sponsoring a recruiting seminar for area coaches, athletes and their families that will deal with the NCAA and NAIA Academic Eligibility requirements, athletic scholarships and the college recruiting process. The seminar is set for 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Ringgold High School auditorium. Ringgold Athletic Director Ron McMichael …
Ringgold sweeps Mid-Mon Track event
By Donnie Tasser
Something strange occured at the 13th annual Scott Frederick Mid-Mon Valley Track Classic at Ringgold High School. For the first time in nearly a decade, …
Belle Vernon Area holds off Ringgold
By Donnie Tasser
Belle Vernon Area jumped out to a quick 5-0 lead on Ringgold Thursday and withstood a fourth-inning rally to hold on to an important 5-4 …
Thomas Jefferson’s Stover pitches 5-hit shutout against Ringgold
By Mark Kaboly
Dave Stover isn’t going to overwhelm many hitters. But make no mistake about it, the Thomas Jefferson senior right-hander doesn’t need — or want — …
Ringgold comes up short against TJ, 4-0
By Jeff Oliver
Ringgold battled Thomas Jefferson hard, but couldn’t push across any runs in a tough 4-0 Section 4-AAA defeat Monday. The Rams (2-7, 0-7) had just …
Roundup: EF’s 14-run inning rocks Ringgold
By The Valley Independent
Elizabeth Forward was leading Ringgold 1-0 going into the bottom of the third inning of Wednesday’s Section 4 AAA baseball game. For the Rams, it …
BVA nips Ringgold, 1-0, on Ruffolo’s hit
By Donnie Tasser
Belle Vernon Area picked up its first Section 3 AAA win of the season, nipping rival Ringgold, 1-0, behind a spectacular pitching performance from senior …
Ringgold gives Piccolino first win
By The Valley Independent
New Ringgold softball coach Brandi Piccolino enjoyed the first win of her career Tuesday as the Lady Rams routed Moon, 16-4, in a Section 2 …
Ringgold turns to Nick Milchovich
By Jeff Oliver
Nick Milchovich is thankful for many reasons to be the new head football coach at Ringgold. And one of those reasons is that he won’t …
Ringgold picks Milchovich as football coach
By Jason Mackey
News that he would be brought before the Ringgold School Board on Thursday night as potentially the district’s next football coach wasn’t the best thing for Nick Milchovich’s classroom. “These phones of ours that we carry around … explode is not the right word,” said Milchovich, a math teacher at …
Ringgold’s grid search down to 3
By Jeff Oliver
With a wealth of talent slated to return next season, Ringgold’s football team could be poised for a big year. The Rams return plenty of key players from a squad that finished 7-3, including talented quarterback Nico Law, who led an offense that averaged 40 points per game. The question …
New Ringgold softball coach excited
By Bill Hughes
Fresh off of her playing career at Seton Hill University, first-year Ringgold softball coach Brandi Piccolino is excited to begin her coaching career. According to …

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