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Junior forward Beale scores 30 points as Freeport wins 4th straight

By Matt Grubba
Josh Beale’s big night extended Freeport’s strong start to the season. The junior forward scored a game-high 30 points, and the Yellowjackets extended their winning streak to four games with a nonsection win over Karns City, 61-50, at Freeport on Wednesday. Mason Eddinger added 13 points and nine rebounds for Freeport (5-1), ...
Freeport’s Otwell, Knoch’s Zukowski ready for another duel in the pool
By Doug Gulasy
Bria Otwell knows to expect a difficult race when competing against Brooke Zukowski. The Freeport senior grew up swimming with Zukowski, a Knoch sophomore, at ...
Freeport repels late Highlands rally
By Bill Beckner Jr.
Nobody ever has confused Highlands and Freeport for a pair of close friends who exchange Christmas cards. The schools have enjoyed their share of physical ...
A-K Valley spotlight athletes: Stone Haberstroh and Ryane Corwin
By William Whalen
Stone Haberstroh School: Freeport Class: Junior Sport: Hockey Report card: Haberstroh is ranked ninth in Class A in goals (12) and points (21). The forward ...
Guido: Freeport ponders stadium switch
By George Guido
A 75-year football tradition could be going by the wayside Wednesday evening. The Freeport Area School Board is scheduled to vote on whether to bring ...
VND high school roundup: Freeport beats A-R in nonsection upset
By Staff Reports
Freeport will begin section play Friday night coming off a key nonsection upset. Josh Beale scored a game-high 21 points, leading the Yellowjackets (2-1) to a 58-53 victory Tuesday night over Class AA No. 3 Apollo-Ridge (2-1). Mason Eddinger added 15 points and Codey DiGiacobbe scored 12 for Freeport, which finished ...
Butler County spotlight athletes: Dec. 7, 2014
By Joe Sager
Jonathan Fair School: Butler Year: Junior Sport: Hockey Claim to fame: Fair, a defenseman, was Butler’s second-leading scorer (12 points) through the team’s first 10 ...
Trio of A-K Valley swimmers among best in WPIAL, PIAA
By Doug Gulasy
Bria Otwell knows to expect a difficult race when competing against Bailey Bonnett and Brooke Zukowski. The Freeport senior grew up swimming with Bonnett, a ...
Freeport grad leaves legacy for Clarion volleyball
By William Whalen
When the Clarion women’s volleyball team lost its Division II regional semifinal playoff match last month, it marked the last time Carlie Bieranowski took the ...
Freeport uses balanced scoring to rout St. Joseph, 56-33
By George Guido
With all five starters back from last season, Freeport avoided opening night woes most teams have with working new players in the lineup. Junior Josh ...
Armstrong loses, Freeport wins in hockey doubleheader
By Matt Grubba
Armstrong hockey knew it would be short-handed, but the team still put up quite a fight. Backup goalie Jacob Lorigan made 45 saves, but Moon scored four times in the final period for a 4-2 win over the Riverhawks in the second game of a varsity doubleheader Thursday at Belmont Complex. David ...
Butler County spotlight athletes: Nov. 30, 2014
By Joe Sager
Stone Haberstroh School: Freeport Year: Junior Sport: Hockey Claim to fame: Haberstroh led Freeport in scoring with eight goals and eight assists through the team’s ...
Freeport boys focused on playing together to improve on 8-12 mark
By Doug Gulasy
Freeport boys basketball coach Mike Beale fully expects his team to share the basketball this season. That certainty comes not from a team strategy but from ...
Freeport girls to rely on depth in drop to Class AA
By Doug Gulasy
While competing in Section 1-AAA alongside large schools such as Hampton and Mars in recent years, the Freeport girls basketball team found its depth couldn’t ...
Alle-Kiski Valley roundup: Freeport hockey rolls past Greensburg Salem
By Staff Reports
After three straight overtime games, Freeport’s hockey team found itself in a shootout. Stone Haberstroh had three goals and four assists to lead the Yellowjackets to a PIHL Class A win over Greensburg Salem, 11-6, at the Kirk S. Nevin Arena in Greensburg on Thursday night. Robbie Reichenbaugh added a goal and ...
VND roundup: Freeport hockey team edges Franklin Regional 6-5 in overtime
By Staff Report
Stone Haberstroh’s goal 4:07 into overtime lifted the Freeport hockey team to a 6-5 victory over Franklin Regional (3-4) on Tuesday at Center Ice Arena. Haberstroh’s goal, his second of the game, came off assists from Robert Reichenbaugh and Hunter Kepple. Reichenbaugh led Freeport (4-3) with two goals and three assists, and ...
Freeport grad living baseball dream with Nationals
By Doug Gulasy
Like many baseball fans, Adam Cromie read “Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game” when it came out in 2003. But more than being ...
Guido: DeWitt led Freeport to WPIAL title game 25 years ago
By George Guido
Through the Years will resume Nov. 28 with a look at the final football games of defunct Alle-Kiski Valley high schools. Freeport punched its ticket to a seventh WPIAL title game with a 28-21 semifinal victory over Jeannette on Nov. 17, 1989. Jason DeWitt scored on touchdown runs ...
Valley News Dispatch spotlight athletes: Plum’s David Stonebraker, Freeport’s Cassandra Suran
By Alex Novickoff
David Stonebraker School: Plum Sport: Hockey Class: Senior Report card: Stonebraker leads the Mustangs with 12 points, tallying nine goals and three assists through ...
Freeport swimmer Otwell signs with Towson
By Doug Gulasy
Not even making her college commitment official kept Freeport senior Bria Otwell from getting her swim practice in Wednesday morning. Otwell woke before 5 a.m. ...
Freeeport volleyball team bows out of PIAAs with 4-set loss to Fort LeBoeuf
By Matt Grubba
For the second year in a row, Freeport’s volleyball season ended at the hands of an Erie-area powerhouse. The Yellowjackets took the first set but couldn’t ...
Freeport girls look to rebound in PIAA tournament
By Doug Gulasy
The Freeport girls volleyball team spent the first two months of the 2014 season as the biggest target in WPIAL Class AA. After getting upset by ...
Ford City’s teamwork, emotion take center stage in semifinal win over Freeport
By Matt Grubba
The Ford City girls volleyball team caught an emotional wave and rode it right past the defending WPIAL champs. The fourth-seeded Sabers bounced back from dropping ...
Freeport, Ford City set for playoff battle
By Matt Grubba
Fox Chapel is the site, but it will be an Armstrong County affair in the Class AA girls volleyball semifinals. Defending champion and top seed ...
Freeport girls rally past Montour to reach WPIAL volleyball semifinals
By Doug Gulasy
The Freeport girls volleyball team found itself behind in the early stages of each set during its WPIAL quarterfinal matchup against Montour, but the Yellowjackets ...

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