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Brentwood blitzes Deer Lakes on way to nonconference victory

Playing in front of a packed homecoming crowd, Deer Lakes couldn't get on track and suffered through a 33-14 nonconference loss to Brentwood on a ...

Don't miss matchups for Week 5

Southeastern (6A) 5-6A Hempfield (3-2, 2-1) at 4-6A Bethel Park (2-2, 2-0) 7:30 p.m. Friday The buzz: Both teams are coming off tough losses and are vying ...

The Birdie asks:Where has the defense gone?

The Birdie knows the game of football enough to make his weekly picks — "Yeah, right," yells a news writer — but he's been wondering ...

Burrell's Hubbard eyes WPIAL golf finals

Tiger Hubbard stood alone on the driving range before a match against Jeannette at Hill Crest Country Club — his team's home course and the ...

Alle-Kiski high school roundup: Deer Lakes boys soccer routs Derry

Cam Sharkins had a hat trick and added an assist to lead the Deer Lakes boys soccer team to a 6-1 road win over Derry ...

Late drive saves Valley after Deer Lakes erases 19-point deficit

Valley looked like it had squandered a 19-point second half lead when Deer Lakes went ahead with 1 minute, 42 seconds to go. But quarterback Chase ...

Keeper Uric saves the day for Freeport boys soccer in win over Deer Lakes

Austin Uric describes his ability to save penalty kicks in practice as "iffy," with about a 50-percent success rate. Games, on the other hand, bring ...

Alle-Kiski roundup: Deer Lakes girls slip past Valley on 2nd-half goal

One big bounce went Deer Lakes' way Wednesday. Katelyn Slagel's second-half goal, which came after Alexis Kaszubowski's free kick caromed off the crossbar, lifted Deer Lakes ...

A-K Valley soccer notebook: Deer Lakes girls to play at Highmark

Deer Lakes girls soccer coach Frank Accetta also works as the announcer for the Pittsburgh Riverhounds, and thus he had the ability to "put a ...

Deer Lakes senior seeks golf atonement in WPIAL postseason

Jiri Banyas-Galecki is not afraid of change. Be it his golf swing or WPIAL rules, the Deer Lakes senior embraces the opportunity to readjust, especially ...

Keystone Oaks nets 3 pick-6s to topple Deer Lakes

In a game that featured a wild third-quarter scoring surge, Keystone Oaks outpaced Deer Lakes, 46-21, in an WPIAL Class 3A Allegheny Conference matchup at ...

Alle-Kiski Valley roundup: Deer Lakes boys take down Burrell soccer

Three goal scorers helped Deer Lakes stay undefeated as the Lancers' boys soccer team held off Burrell, 3-1, in a Section 2-AA game Thursday in ...

Week 3's don't-miss matchups

Southeastern (6A) 5-6A Bethel Park (1-1, 1-0) at Norwin (2-1, 1-0) 7 p.m. Friday The buzz: The teams, who each earned victories last week, play for the ...

Freeport opens new stadium with rout of Deer Lakes

Freeport extended a welcoming hand to visiting Deer Lakes at the brand-new Freeport Area Athletic Stadium, then proceeded to stomp the Lancers into the new ...

Alle-Kiski roundup: Dynamos pick up 1st boys soccer section victory

Nick Taliani scored a pair of goals and added an assist, and the Springdale boys soccer team registered its first Section 3-A win of the ...

A-K Valley football notebook: Highlands, New Castle no strangers to one another

Highlands has a long road trip Friday night to play New Castle, a relatively unfamiliar place for the Golden Rams fan base. But the teams ...

Memories remain for Deer Lakes-Freeport rivalry game

Memories — all warm and fuzzy for one team, stomach-turning for the other — still resonate with the Freeport and Deer Lakes football teams. Last ...

Deer Lakes sails past Apollo-Ridge in season opener

Deer Lakes rolled out its new carpet for the first time in a game and also introduced quarterback David Fleming, several new players and an ...

Alle-Kiski Valley Spotlight Athletes: Deer Lakes' Connor Chirdon and Kiski Area' Hannah Empfield

Connor Chirdon School: Deer Lakes Class: Senior Sport: Golf Report c ard: Chirdon started playing golf three years ago as a sophomore. Since then, ...

New playing surface, new script for Deer Lakes-Apollo-Ridge matchup

There was some jovial talk this week at Deer Lakes that said the reason the football team had its artificial turf replaced was to erase ...

Seniors to guide Deer Lakes boys soccer

Coaches at any level covet veteran players. Deer Lakes boys soccer coach Josh Potter will have plenty of senior leadership to rely on this fall. The ...

Deer Lakes girls soccer chasing 1st playoff berth since 2011

In his 20 seasons of coaching soccer, Frank Accetta has learned success comes in cycles for high school teams. Entering his second season as the girls ...

Switalski memorial game continues to flourish in 4th year

Joe Switalski grew up in West Deer and played baseball with his younger brother, James. So baseball seems like the perfect way to honor the ...

The Birdie: Move to six classes, 'Week Zero' do more harm than good

Last season: 97-19 (.836) Twitter: @TheBirdie_VND The Birdie begins the season with his wing in a sling — from a game of Pokemon ...

Plenty of personnel changes for Deer Lakes

Steve Sciullo never has backed down from a challenge as coach at Deer Lakes. Now in his third year, however, Sciullo may face his biggest ...


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