HS wrestling notebook: Belle Vernon wins ‘Rock’ title; WPIAL playoff clinchings By Paul Schofield
Belle Vernon wrestling coach Mike Doppelheuer purposely improved his team’s schedule to prepare them for the postseason.
The No. 1 ranked Leopards saved their best performance for their final individual tournament of the season.
Belle Vernon took the ‘Rock’ at the Escape the Rock tournament at Council Rock South. The Leopards had ...
Belle Vernon wrestlers gear up for Powerade tournament By Bruce Wald
For the second consecutive year, the Powerade Christmas Wrestling Tournament will feature a 48-team field.
Teams from nine states will compete at the event, now in its 49th year.
Along with Pennsylvania, this year’s field will have teams from these states: Illinois, Maryland, New Jersey, Ohio, Oklahoma (first time), Texas, Virginia and ...
BV Area falls to Uniontown, 55-46 By The Valley Independent
The Belle Vernon Area Leopards employed an up-tempo style of play the first two seasons under coach Kyle DeGregorio.
Year three has been a little tougher ...
Franklin Regional Duals to feature top teams By Paul Schofield
Mike Doppelheuer learned early in his high school wrestling career at Connellsville to never shy away from competition.
That’s what Connellsville did when it became a ...
Slow-starting Ringgold downs BVA By Bill Hughes
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 ...
Belle Vernon boys pushing for playoffs By Rick Bruni Jr.
Belle Vernon Area boys’ basketball coach Kyle DeGregorio is not a patient person.
And after compiling a sub-.500 record in two seasons, he expects more than ...