By Bill Beckner Jr.
Megan Bonelli not only is a senior leader on the basketball court for Apollo-Ridge, but she also has been a standout kicker for the football ...
A-K Valley playoff basketball capsules By Bill Beckner Jr.
Knoch (14-7) vs. Montour (12-9)
8 p.m. Friday at Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic
Winner gets: No. 1 New Castle (21-1) at ...
A-K Valley high school roundup: Apollo-Ridge girls earn playoff berth By Staff Reports
Holding on to a five-point lead at halftime, Apollo-Ridge girls basketball needed a strong second half to clinch its third consecutive WPIAL playoff appearance.
A dominant third quarter defensively proved to be enough.
Apollo-Ridge held Shady Side Academy without a field goal in the third quarter, then staved off a fourth-quarter rally ...
A-K Valley roundup: Apollo-Ridge girls score key victory By Staff Reports
Check one off of Jim Callipare’s wish list for 2016.
The Apollo-Ridge girls basketball coach had never beaten perennial power Greensburg Central Catholic in his two-plus seasons leading the Vikings, but that changed Monday in Spring Church.
Playing without 6-foot-1 sophomore Megan Ost, the team’s leading scorer and rebounder, the Vikings ...
2015 Valley News Dispatch football all-stars By Bill Beckner Jr.
Apollo-Ridge’s Duane Brown and Freeport’s Logan Thimons have been selected as the Valley News Dispatch’s Offensive and Defensive Players of the Year for football, respectively.
Last-gasp TD run sends Beaver Falls past Apollo-Ridge By Doug Gulasy
The fates of a football game can turn quickly.
For Apollo-Ridge, they also turned cruelly.
The No. 13 Vikings gave Beaver Falls all it could handle and had an upset victory in their grasp, but Beaver Falls junior Derrell Carter’s tackle-breaking 4-yard touchdown with 3.5 seconds remaining lifted the No. 4 ...
Apollo-Ridge beats West Shamokin to clinch playoff spot By Jerin Steele
After being held to just 12 yards rushing in the first quarter and 64 yards at halftime, Duane Brown wasn’t worried. He knew his team just needed to get into a rhythm.
Once Apollo-Ridge got rolling, Brown started scoring and didn’t stop.
Brown scored seven touchdowns, including four in the third ...