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Valley Independent roundup: Charleroi gets huge road victory over Waynesburg

By The Valley Independent
Charleroi went to Waynesburg Friday hoping to keep its head above the pack in Section 4-AA. The Cougars came home with a character-building 48-45 win. Charleroi (10-6, ...
4th quarter run, Arnold vault Cougars
By Jeff Oliver
The Charleroi Cougars and Frazier Commodores played a competitive, entertaining game in Section 4-AA Tuesday night. The difference in the game could have been a ...
Valley Independent roundup: Frazier girls nip Charleroi Area
By The Valley Independent
Frazier and Charleroi went into Monday’s Section 4-AA girls basketball game tied for second place, one game behind section leader Washington. Frazier (8-5, 6-2) walked out ...
Miceli lifts Cougars in 4-AA showdown
By Jeff Oliver
With Charleroi Area and Brownsville in a battle of unbeatens going for the lead in Section 4-AA, Sam Miceli could not have picked a better ...
BVA rolls into finals with rout of Yough
By Jeff Oliver
Belle Vernon Area basketball coach Kyle DeGregorio says it only half correct to call his team’s style of play “organized mayhem.” “If we do it right, ...
California girls rip Charleroi
By The Valley Independent
The California Area girls rolled over Charleroi Area, 59-24, to close out the California Holiday Tournament. The Trojans (10-1) raced out to a 19-5 lead in ...
Charleroi girls top Monessen in turnover-filled contest
By Jeremy Sellew
A couple days off, a holiday hangover, just plain youth — whatever the cause of their teams’ performance Friday, both Charleroi Area girls’ coach Joe ...
Hot-shooting Charleroi blitzes Waynesburg
By Jeremy Sellew
A player with a hot shooting hand is tough to defend. It’s even harder when that player is joined by another, and another. Charleroi Area boys’ ...
Young Charleroi races past Waynesburg
By Jeff Oliver
The Charleroi girls’ basketball team may have one of the youngest lineups in Section 4-AA, but don’t expect the Cougars to play like it. Youthful Charleroi ...
Charleroi drops Frazier
By The Valley Independent
Charleroi Area and Brownsville share the early lead in Section 4-AA after the Cougars defeated host Frazier, 64-47, Tuesday. Charleroi (2-3, 2-0) took control of the ...
Seniors lead Frazier past Charleroi, 55-41
By Bill Hughes
Heading into Charleroi Area’s Section 4-AA tilt at Frazier Monday, head coach Joe Grodz knew his team would have its hands full. The Commodores, who return ...
Charleroi Area picks up ‘Dickens’ of a win
By Bill Hughes
Charles Dickens penned “A Tale of Two Cities” in 1859, but Thursday, it could be said that Charleroi and Beth-Center co-authored “A Game of Two ...
Ringgold beats Charleroi in sloppy game
By Jeff Oliver
When Ringgold and Charleroi Area open play in their respective sections Friday, both Rams’ coach Phil Pergola and Cougars’ mentor Bill Wiltz will be expecting ...
Charleroi girls starting over
By Bill Hughes
Most coaches who graduate an entire starting lineup would have a gloomy outlook on the new season. But third-year Charleroi Area coach Joe Grodz is excited ...
Cougars optimistic with new starting five
By Jeremy Sellew
Bill Wiltz is an optimistic kind of guy. His Charleroi Cougars are looking to replace all five starters from last year’s team, yet Wiltz is confident ...
Starters back for Belle Vernon Area, Ringgold wrestling teams
By Bill Hughes
The 2014-15 high school wrestling season is upon us, and Ringgold, Belle Vernon Area and Charleroi Area are at different points in their programs. The Rams ...
Charleroi can’t overcome 28-0 hole in loss to Freedom
By Jeff Oliver
Charleroi and Freedom played two football games Friday night at Charleroi Stadium. The Bulldogs won the first half in dominating fashion, 28-0. The Cougars commanded the second ...
Yough girls advance with overtime win
By Jeff Oliver
Going into the WPIAL Class AA playoffs, Yough girls’ soccer coach Dann Appolonia wondered how his team would react after it gave up its first ...
Girls’ soccer sites set
By Tribune-Review
The sites and times have been set for the WPIAL girls’ soccer quarterfinal games on Wednesday. In Class AA, No. 4 seed Belle Vernon Area (16-2-1) will meet No. 5 Montour (17-2-0) 6 p.m. at Baldwin and No. 3 Yough (16-0-2) will take on No. 6 South Fayette (14-4-1) 6 p.m. ...
Charleroi’s Shannon Player of the Week
By Jeff Oliver
The 2014 football season has been a long grind for the Charleroi Cougars. Finally, in the eighth game of the season, the team and new coaching ...
Charleroi wins wild, long affair
By Jeff Oliver
Donnie Militzer will never forget his first win as football coach at Charleroi Area. Maybe it will be memorable because it didn’t come until the eighth ...
Charleroi, California to meet in Week 10
By Jeff Oliver
For Charleroi Area and California Area, it was a no-brainer. It was apparent after the midway point of the season that neither team was going to the WPIAL football playoffs. After all, going into Week 7, both teams were sitting at 0-6. Both wanted to play a game the 10th week ...
Area booters secure high seeds
By Jeff Oliver
When the WPIAL released the playoff brackets for the boys’ and girls’ teams Wednesday, the pairings verified what had been known for some time locally. There ...
Mt. Pleasant rushes for 399 yards, hammers Charleroi
By Kyle Pillar
The Mt. Pleasant football team rolled to its most lopsided victory of the season Friday night. The Vikings (6-1, 6-1 Interstate Conference) defeated Charleroi (0-7, 0-7), 71-14, on homecoming. No. 8 Mt. Pleasant remained undefeated at home thanks to nine running backs piling up 399 yards rushing. Senior Trevor Salopek gained 167 ...
Cougars claim section championship
By Bill Hughes
It’s about time. For the first time in 12 years, the Charleroi Area Cougars can call themselves section champions in girls’ soccer. Following an 8-0 blowout win ...

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