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Chartiers Valley boys basketball competes, bonds in Arizona

By Nathan Smith
Last week, the Chartiers Valley boys basketball team scored a 79-51 win over Canon-McMillan to open section play. Less than 24 hours later, the Colts were on a plane for Arizona. Chartiers Valley took its yearly trip, this time to Tucson. Past trips included Florida, California and the Bahamas. Tucson had extra ...
Chartiers Valley wrestling focused on development
By Nathan Smith
While some might call it a rebuilding year, Chartiers Valley wrestling coach Billy Evans prefers the term “development year.” The Colts have suffered several setbacks ...
Ex-Char Valley star McConnell ‘heart and soul’ of No. 2 Arizona
By John Harris
LAHAINA, Hawaii — Sporting a new-look goatee and matching upbeat personality, a more self-assured T.J. McConnell couldn’t wait to answer the question. The former Chartiers ...
Chartiers Valley basketball preparing for jump to AAAA
By Nathan Smith
A lot has changed for the Chartiers Valley boys basketball team since last season. The Colts are making the jump to Class AAAA from AAA, a ...
Chartiers Valley holding pickleball tournament
By Nathan Smith
There will be a pickleball tournament next month at Charters Valley High School both current students and alumni that will provide bragging rights for the winning duo. The doubles tournament will be held on Dec. 20 and is sponsored by the boys tennis team. Entry fee for the tournament is $10 ...
4 Chartiers Valley athletes headed to Division I programs
By Nathan Smith
The success of the Chartiers Valley athletic programs was on display last week. Four Colts athletes signed their letters of intent to Division I schools: Matty ...
South Fayette cross country rolls to states
By Gary Horvath
When South Fayette cross country coach Lindsay Dolan saw the results of the Class AA boys race at the WPIAL championship last Thursday at Cooper’s ...
Mission remains the same for new-look Chartiers Valley hockey team
By Nathan Smith
The Chartiers Valley hockey team is in rebuilding mode this season after losing its top defenseman, starting goaltender and two all-star forwards to graduation. Despite having ...
Chartiers Valley golf preparing for future
By Gary Horvath
Although the scores were forgettable, the WPIAL Class AAA boys golf tournament Oct. 2 at Latrobe Country Club was one to remember for the Chartiers ...
Collins uses arm, legs to lead Chartiers Valley option offense
By Nathan Smith
When breaking in a new quarterback, football teams sometimes can expect to suffer a learning curve while everyone gets on the same page. But for Chartiers ...
Now or never for Chartiers Valley girls soccer seniors
By Nathan Smith
The 11 seniors on the Chartiers Valley girls soccer team have one more chance. The Colts are on a playoff drought that dates back to 2009. ...
Chartiers Valley girls lacrosse star picks Cincinnati
By Bt Nathan Smith
Only a junior, Chartiers Valley lacrosse player Maria Stamerra had two years to decide where she wanted to continue her athletic and academic career. But after visiting the campus of Cincinnati, Stamerra couldn’t wait. “I didn’t think the whole thing about ‘seeing the school and you will know’ was real,” Stamerra ...
Chartiers Valley runners ready to put in the work
By Gary Horvath
By its coaches’ standards, the Chartiers Valley cross country team had a good summer, which means they were hard at work. The season kicked off Sept. 6 at the Red, White and Blue Invite at the Schenley Park Oval, and the coaches were excited about the team’s debut. “It’s early in ...
Chartiers Valley girls volleyball excited about combination of leadership, young talent
By Gary Horvath
For the first time in their careers, Rebecca Fallert and Amanda Mazzarini are okay with being subbed off the volleyball court. After four years of playing ...
Chartiers Valley wins season opener
By Nathan Smith
Chartiers Valley sophomore Dominic Pocci was just excited to get playing time with the varsity squad. He ended up being the difference maker in the 27-21 ...
Chartiers Valley to rely on young lineup
By Nathan Smith
Chartiers Valley will be young this season with juniors and sophomores starting on both sides of the ball, but second-year coach Niel Loebig is OK ...
Chartiers Valley has playoffs on mind despite youthful roster
By Nathan Smith
After graduating more than 20 seniors from last season’s squad, the Chartiers Valley football team will be young. Second-year coach Niel Loebig is looking for a ...
Canevin girls take field with new soccer coach this season
By Nathan Smith
The girls soccer teams of the WPIAL returned to the field this week in preparation for the fall season. The Signal Item area teams are coming ...
Ferri ready for 1st season coaching Chartiers Valley girls volleyball squad
By Nathan Smith
Chartiers Valley girls volleyball coach Jason Ferri feels he has a good grasp of his team heading into his debut season. After stepping down from his last coaching position at Moon in 2010 to watch his daughters play the sport, Ferri has spent several seasons watching the Colts from the sidelines. “I ...
Vulcano out, Potthoff in as Chartiers Valley athletic director
By Nathan Smith
Frank Vulcano’s eight-year tenure as athletic director at Chartiers Valley has come to an end. “The school board accepted Mr. Vulcano’s retirement at the June 24 meeting,” Chartiers Valley communications director Kara Droney said in an email. “We thank him for his service to the Chartiers Valley School District.” The district announced ...
High school notebook: Quaker Valley’s Jackson picks Pitt for football
By Chris Harlan
After a morning tour of campus, Cornell senior Dane Jackson committed Tuesday to play football at Pitt. Yet, his decision had been made awhile ago. ...
Chartiers Valley boys basketball using summer league to prepare for jump to AAAA
By Nathan Smith
It might only be the summer but the Chartiers Valley boys basketball team looks to be in mid-season form. The Colts have jumped out to a ...
Chartiers Valley girls lacrosse falls in fourth straight WPIAL title game
By Nathan Smith
Once again, it was a nightmarish ending to the season for the Chartiers Valley girls lacrosse team. After making it through the season without dropping a ...
Shaler girls lacrosse team exacts revenge, captures WPIAL championship
By Gary Horvath
The Chartiers Valley girls lacrosse team handed Shaler its only loss earlier this year, but the Titans got their revenge when it counted. Shaler defeated ...
Mt. Lebanon, Quaker Valley focus on WPIAL title lacrosse sweeps
By Gary Horvath
In a year where WPIAL lacrosse showed parity in the regular season, two programs are looking to establish themselves as being among the elite, and ...

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