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Charleroi girls pushing the pace in Section 4-AA

By Jasper Wilson
With zero players listed 6 foot or taller on their roster, the players on the Charleroi girls basketball team knows what they are and are not. “We’re not tall guards,” junior Adrianna Gottheid said. ”We’re all fast. We’re quick.” Despite the team having close to the same personnel last season as it ...
Yough rolls to tourney title over BV Area, 65-46
By Jeff Oliver
For the first time, Yough stands as champions of the cfsbank Holiday Classic. The Cougars won the title by rolling over Belle Vernon Area, 65-46, in ...
Valley Independent roundup: Miceli leads Charleroi past California in tourney
By Jeremy Sellew
It’s always fun to play a rival. At the cfsbank Holiday Classic, Charleroi Area got a chance to play cross-interstate rival California Area in an ...
Ringgold girls hold on, stay perfect in 4-AAA
By Jeff Oliver
Ringgold continues to roll along unbeaten in Sec. 4-AAA after beating West Mifflin, 49-45, Monday night. The Rams (5-3, 4-0) led 12-10 after one quarter and ...
Miceli’s 41 buries Frazier; Hounds maul J-M
By Jeff Oliver
At halftime of Charleroi Area’s Sec. 5-AA game with rival Frazier, the Cougars trailed 31-29. Frazier’s Caleb Cox was having a field day in the first ...
Balanced Cougars shoot down Frazier
By Jeff Oliver
The Charleroi Cougars knocked off visiting Frazier, 65-51, in a battle of Sec. 5-AA contenders Monday night. Charleroi (5-0, 2-0) remains tied for first with Washington ...
Lee not happy as Charleroi stays perfect
By Jeff Oliver
The Charleroi Area girls came out on fire at the start of Thursday’s Sec. 4-AA opener against Beth-Center at Fredericktown. But it was Cougars coach Kevin Lee who was burning by game’s end. Charleroi (4-0, 1-0) won the section contest, 50-35, but the first-year mentor was not thrilled with how his team ...
Rue resigns as Charleroi soccer coach
By Jeff Oliver
When the Charleroi Area girls’ soccer team starts preparing for an encore of a season that saw it reach the WPIAL Class AA championship game, ...
Ringgold boys overpower Charleroi
By Jeff Oliver
Over the weekend, Charleroi Area and Ringgold both went 2-0 in a round-robin tournament at Mt. Pleasant as they did not play each other. They settled ...
Valley Independent roundup: Charleroi, Ringgold girls give new coaches wins
By Jeff Oliver
Kevin Lee’s debut as Charleroi Area girls’ basketball coach was a memorable one. The Cougars rolled to a 70-18 win in their tip-off tournament, and the ...
Mon Valley-area basketball teams ready to tip-off
By Jeff Oliver
The high school basketball season officially tips off this evening and most of the area’s boys’ and girls’ teams will be in action. As has become ...
Charleroi’s Riley picks softball, Mount Union
By Jeff Oliver
During her four-year athletic career at Charleroi Area, Morgan Riley proved to be quite a versatile athlete. She starred in soccer and softball for the Cougars, ...
Charleroi girls’ basketball embraces youthful roster
By Bill Hughes
A year ago, the Charleroi Area girls’ basketball team had seven underclassmen in its rotation and still made a run to the WPIAL playoffs. A pair ...
New girls’ coaches trying to put in their systems
By Jeff Oliver
Three area girls’ basketball teams are not only getting ready for a new season, they are doing so with new coaches. Kevin Lee is trying to ...
Trib Cup: Charleroi girls soccer overcame adversity
By Alex Oltmanns
The Charleroi girls soccer team was faced with a tough situation early in the season. After losing Jensen Fleming and Sierra Short to injuries, not only was the team down two starters, but the Cougars stumbled out of the gate with a 1-1-1 record. Yet, just two months after its season-opening ...
Rue, Cougars facing unknown
By Jeff Oliver
Jim Rue has faced a dilemma this week that most high school soccer coaches would love to have. He has been scurrying with little luck to ...
Charleroi passes first state test
By Jeff Oliver
The Charleroi Area girls’ soccer team passed its first test in the PIAA Class A playoffs with flying colors by knocking off Conemaugh Township, 2-0, ...
Greensburg Central Catholic edges Charleroi in double overtime for WPIAL Class A girls soccer title
By Devon Moore
To pull off a WPIAL championship upset, the Charleroi girls soccer team knew it would have to stop Bailey Cartwright from scoring. After more than ...
10 area girls named All-WPIAL in soccer
By Jeff Oliver
The 2015 girls’ soccer season not only was a memorable one on the team level for many area schools, but it was a success on ...
Previewing the 2015 WPIAL soccer championships
By Bill Hartlep
CLASS AAA BOYS No. 4 Canon-McMillan vs. No. 2 Fox Chapel When: 8 p.m. Friday Records: Canon-McMillan (17-3), Fox Chapel (17-1-1) How they got here: ...
Bentworth, Charleroi lead squad
By Jeff Oliver
Bentworth and Charleroi comprise more than 50 percent of the 18-player Section 1-A All-Section Team that was announced Wednesday. The section champion Cougars placed five players ...
Rue leads Charleroi girls into uncharted waters
By Jeff Oliver
Going into the regular season, Jim Rue knew his Charleroi Area girls’ soccer team would be solid. He fully expected the Cougars to challenge for the ...
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review athletes of the week: Mars’ Spencer Hnath, Charleroi’s Kyra Watkins
By Alex Oltmanns
Spencer Hnath School: Mars Year: Junior Sport: Soccer Claim to fame: Hnath scored the game-winning goal in the Planets’ 4-3 overtime win in the WPIAL ...
Watkins scores 100th goal in OT, sends Charleroi girls to WPIAL Class A title game
By Bill Hughes
Charleroi Area senior midfielder Kyra Watkins picked the most dramatic time possible to score her 100th career goal. After a scoreless regulation in the WPIAL Class ...
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