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Division I recruits power South Park softball past Freeport in quarterfinals

If Freeport softball is going to continue its progression from a young-to-experienced program, it might have to build some scar tissue first. The Yellowjackets moved into ...

Freeport-South Park softball game postponed

Freeport's first WPIAL softball quarterfinal appearance since 2012 will wait another day. Inclement weather Monday forced the postponement of the Yellowjackets' Class AA quarterfinal against South ...

A-K Valley softball quarterfinal playoff capsules

Class AA Quarterfinals No. 2 Deer Lakes (16-4) vs. No. 7 Laurel (15-4) 4 p.m. Monday at Seneca Valley • Coaches: Craig ...

Confidence soaring for Freeport girls

With her team's first postseason victory in four years hanging in the balance, just 20 minutes after it seemed in the bag, Freeport pitcher Kristie ...

Small ball carries No. 11 Freeport to quarterfinals

For much of the season, Freeport relied on home runs for offensive success. The team that finished the regular season with 20 long balls didn't have ...

Burrell sprinter Scherer chasing WPIAL records

Nikki Scherer was enjoying her experience running the 200 meters at the WPIAL Class AA track and field qualifiers last week. Then the lights went out. "I ...

No. 2 Montour thwarts late rally to topple Freeport in 1st round

Freeport has faced some of the WPIAL's top pitchers this season. So it was no surprise the Yellowjackets scored three earned runs off Montour junior Trent ...

A-K Valley baseball playoff capsules

Class AAAA No. 13 Kiski Area (11-7) vs. No. 4 Hempfield (14-6) 2 p.m. Monday at Fox Chapel Winner plays: Bethel Park (14-6)/Franklin Regional ...

Catchers playing crucial roles for playoff-bound A-K Valley softball teams

Deer Lakes senior catcher Sarah Blinn is headed to Morehead State in Kentucky to study veterinary technology. She said she might join the school's equestrian ...

A-K Valley softball playoff capsules

Class AA No. 2 seed Deer Lakes (15-4) vs. No. 15 Carmichaels (11-8) 4 p.m. Wednesday at Hampton Community Park Winner plays: Laurel ...

Alle-Kiski Valley baseball teams relying on aces to advance in WPIAL postseason

Although he never expects to learn too much, Nate Pastorek typically will look up his expected mound opponent before big games. Call it a matter of ...

A-K Valley baseball teams enter playoffs as underdogs

The path ahead of his team in the WPIAL baseball playoffs appears daunting, but Springdale coach Jim Hastings found reason for optimism. As the No. 15 ...

Freeport grad Dunn caps strong baseball career at Westminster

When Ryan Dunn found himself in a leadership role for the Westminster baseball team this spring, he thought back to the advice he received from ...

Deer Lakes snags No. 2 seed for WPIAL softball tournament

For the most part, Section 3 softball drew favorably from the WPIAL — in the form of two of the top-5 seeds — when the ...

Guido: Freeport boys track team burnishes WPIAL track legacy

Freeport won another boys team track title Monday and added to the school's impressive legacy. It marks the sixth team title for the boys program ...

Freeport boys cruise to 1st WPIAL title since 2010

Freeport senior Dylan Hochbein broke well ahead of the pack and sprinted to a first-place finish in the 400-meter dash. About two hours later, teammates Noah ...

Deer Lakes earns share of 5th straight section title

When Deer Lakes lost to Freeport about a month ago the Lancers took exception to the visiting Yellowjackets' extended celebration in West Deer. The loss ...

Extra-inning heroics send Freeport to WPIAL playoffs

After going hitless in his first three at-bats, Derek Jones felt he just needed to get his timing down against Hampton starter Blaine Crawford. Jones' ...

Freeport softball's DeJidas having stellar freshman season

Ally DeJidas doesn't look at her statistics. No need to, claims the Freeport freshman center fielder. "I don't care about stats," DeJidas said. "I don't want ...

Freeport baseball keeps playoff hopes alive

The rain didn't fall until late, but the clouds came early for Freeport on Wednesday. Needing a win to stay in the WPIAL playoff race, the ...

Freeport's Dougherty finishes 6th at PIAA tournament

Freeport senior Audrey Dougherty carded another top-11 finish at the PIAA Class AA golf championships. Dougherty matched her first-round score with an 86 Tuesday to finish ...

Burrell, Freeport softball emerge as challengers to Deer Lakes for Section 3-AA title

Deer Lakes senior center fielder Maureen Hutchinson was her school's homecoming queen this past fall. Her softball team also might be waiting in suspense to ...

Freeport's Hochbein twins share competitive identity

With his closest competitor right at his heels, Freeport senior Dylan Hochbein leaned forward just enough to win the 300-meter hurdles before collapsing onto the ...

Freeport senior Miller got pole vault bug from 'SpongeBob SquarePants'

Ian Miller's introduction to pole vaulting didn't come from the Olympics. It came from "SpongeBob SquarePants." The Freeport senior remembers watching an episode of the Nickelodeon ...

A-K Valley spotlight athletes: Springdale's Tyler Robbins, Freeport's Kim Mixon

Tyler Robbins School: Springdale Class: Senior Sport: Baseball Report card: A two-year starter and team captain, Robbins is a pitcher and plays third base ...


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