TribLIVE

| Sports


Apollo-Ridge sports page

Division I players Bowers, Tipton getting early start

By Doug Gulasy
Nick Bowers’ college football recruitment lasted for more than a year, followed by another four months of waiting after he signed his national letter of ...
Apollo-Ridge senior Tipton shrugs off injury to win Pa. long jump title
By Doug Gulasy
SHIPPENSBURG – Tre Tipton faced a familiar opponent along with all of his fellow long jumpers at the PIAA Class AA track and field championships. ...
Knoch’s Geist motivated to win gold
By Doug Gulasy
As if Jordan Geist needed any more motivation after the WPIAL track and field championships, he got some from a statement his father overheard. “Somebody saw ...
Gorman: Saluting the WPIAL’s 3-sport stars
By Kevin Gorman
Riley Stapleton’s colorful, storybook senior season ascended like a rainbow. No wonder it ended in gold. The Indiana star led the WPIAL in receptions in ...
Alle-Kiski athletes set records at WPIAL meet
By Doug Gulasy
Elias Graca, Evan Lesnick and Tre Tipton didn’t break their own personal records Thursday. They did eclipse some more significant marks. All three Alle-Kiski Valley ...
Three Kittanning-area athletes win at WPIAL Class AA track and field meet
By Matt Grubba
It was a golden day for a trio of local athletes Kittanning’s Nick Bowers, Apollo-Ridge’s Tre Tipton and Freeport’s Dylan Hochbein won events at the ...
A-K Valley sophomores favored to win gold at WPIAL track finals
By Doug Gulasy
Lizzie Weimer keeps certain goals in the back of her mind when she throws ­— reaching 50 feet in the shot put, for instance, or ...
Leader Times notebook: Track athletes learn seeds for WPIALs
By Matt Grubba
With the dust settled from qualifiers, local athletes now see where they stack up in the running for WPIAL medals. Apollo-Ridge’s Tre Tipton and Freeport’s twin hurdling duo of Dylan Hochbein and Brandon Hochbein enter as the top seeds in their respective events for the WPIAL Class AA Track and Field ...
Ford City baseball erases 7-run deficit, moves to brink of playoffs
By Matt Grubba
In a five-inning span, the Ford City baseball team went from dead and buried to one win from the playoffs. The Sabers gave up the first ...
Apollo-Ridge vaulter soars in final season
By Doug Gulasy
Since Apollo-Ridge senior Reannah Martin took up the pole vault, her technique consisted of doing whatever she could to get over the bar. That approach served ...
Two-out rally lifts West Shamokin past Apollo-Ridge
By Matt Grubba
With two teams trying to snap losing streaks, West Shamokin was the one able to pounce on the opportunity. A two-run single by Shawn Smith keyed a four-run, two-out rally in the second inning for the Wolves, who went on to knock off Apollo-Ridge, 8-3, in a Section 3-AA game ...
Alle-Kiski Valley track honor roll
By Tribune-Review
Track honor roll Boys • 100: Kianta Britton, Kiski Area (10.8) • 200: Mark Febinger, Deer Lakes (22.35) • 400: Awaun Morris, Valley (54.3) • 800: Elias Graca, Fox Chapel (1:53.78) • 1,600: Elias Graca, Fox Chapel (4:22) • 3,200: Jacob Halasowski, Fox Chapel (9:45.16) • 110 hurdles: Jace Roundtree, Kiski Area (14.6) • 300 hurdles: Brandon ...
Apollo-Ridge boys 400-meter relay team works on handoffs in pursuit of record
By Doug Gulasy
Jonah Casella and Tre Tipton know the value of a good handoff — and the cost of a bad one. Besides their experience with the ...
Weather has hampered Apollo-Ridge baseball team’s progress
By Matt Grubba
Apollo-Ridge has waited an offseason for a chance to build on its baseball success of a year ago. The team is hoping the wait is almost over. The Vikings entered the season as one of the favorites to win Section 3-AA, but after having their game against Summit Academy rained out ...
Alle-Kiski roundup: Apollo-Ridge softball team ends 23-game losing streak
By Staff Reports
The Apollo-Ridge softball had reason to celebrate Wednesday night. Freshman Teresa Desimone and junior Mariah Laird combined for seven hits in seven at-bats as the ...
Guido: More hardware awaits Tipton at Hall of Fame banquet
By George Guido
We don’t know if two places will be set for Apollo-Ridge’s Tre Tipton at the table with other student honorees at this year’s Alle-Kiski Valley Sports Hall of Fame induction banquet. But the Vikings standout will receive dual awards May 16 at the Clarion Hotel in New Kensington. Tipton will be ...
Teams set mark for 3-pointers as East boys nip West, 110-109, in Cager Classic
By Bill Beckner Jr.
Playing with intensity down the stretch, the East boys outlasted the West, 110-109, to win the 19th annual Cager Classic on Saturday night at Highlands. More ...
Former Apollo-Ridge captain Bartha highlights Armstrong County Hall of Fame class
By George Guido
On March 9, 1991, the Apollo-Ridge girls basketball team defeated Brentwood, 54-51, to win the WPIAL Class AA title at Pitt’s Fitzgerald Field House. To date, ...
Area baseball teams relying on pitching to achieve ultimate goal
By Matt Grubba
If there’s a common thread between most of the county’s baseball teams, it is experience on the mound. Whether it is the title contenders or the ...
Bishop Canevin’s 3-point prowess dooms Apollo-Ridge, 63-54
By George Guido
Bishop Canevin continued its amazing turnaround Wednesday night. After winning just four games last season, the Crusaders used an early barrage of 3-pointers to down Apollo-Ridge, 63-54, at Northgate. Bishop Canevin (17-6) will take on top-ranked Aliquippa (22-0) in WPIAL Class AA quarterfinal play Saturday at a site and time to be ...
WPIAL basketball preview capsules
By Bill Beckner Jr.
Wednesday’s games Boys Class AAAA First round No. 6 Plum (17-5) v s. No. 11 North Hill s ...
Apollo-Ridge squanders 13-point lead, loses to Frazier
By Bill Beckner Jr.
Apollo-Ridge rallied late and nearly completed a thrilling comeback, but, as their coach lamented, the Vikings probably should not have been in that position after ...
Apollo-Ridge holds off Ford City for Section 2 victory
By Bill Beckner Jr.
While the set dressing of senior night — shiny balloons and bright-colored flowers — didn’t quite match the sometimes unsteady play on the court, Apollo-Ridge still had reason to enjoy the outcome of its section finale. But it let out a collective whew, first. The Vikings finished tied for second ...
Apollo-Ridge’s late flurry thwarts West Shamokin, 46-41
By Matt Grubba
Apollo-Ridge’s season was 90 seconds from being over before its biggest run of the year began. Julia DeMeno scored a game-high 29 points e_SEmD 12 in the fourth quarter e_SEmD and the Vikings finished with an 11-1 run to clinch a playoff berth beating West Shamokin, 46-41, in the Section 2-AA ...
Area football players sign with local colleges
By Bill Beckner Jr.
Clad in a royal-blue dress shirt, yellow sweater-vest and navy slacks, Tre Tipton sure looked like a Pitt fan Wednesday morning. When he hit send ...

Top high school stories