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Mon Valley Financial Seminar Series continues

By The Valley Independent
The Mon Valley Financial Seminar Series is continuing Thursday and stretching through Oct. 30. Co-sponsored by The Valley Independent, Valley 1st Federal Credit Union and Boatman Wealth Management, the workshops are aimed at improving understanding financial issues. The workshops will …

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Slow-starting Belle Vernon Area rolls to win over Uniontown

After a slow start in its Big Nine Conference matchup at Uniontown Friday night, Belle Vernon Area rolled to an easy 40-2 win. “We felt that we could attack in multiple ways,” said BVA coach Matt Humbert of the balance …
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Frazier’s defense dominant in shutout of Bentworth

Frazier’s defense bullied Bentworth quarterback Josh Hughes play after play during the first half of Friday’s Tri-County South game. The Commodores sacked Hughes four times, returned an interception 36 yards for a touchdown and knocked the sophomore out of game …
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Valley Independent roundup: California, Yough stay winless with routs

The beat goes on for California Area and Yough as both teams remained winless after respective conference losses Friday night. The Trojans (0-3, 0-2) were hammered by Beth-Center, 47-0, in a Class A Tri-County South game and the Cougars (0-3, …
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Derry tops Charleroi to end losing streak

With 20 seconds remaining, first-year Derry coach Tim Sweeney saw it coming. With his Trojans upending visiting Charleroi, 35-6, Sweeney was on the receiving end of the ice bucket treatment, and it had nothing to do with charity. “I saw …
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Elizabeth Forward holds off pesky Trinity, 33-28

The Elizabeth Forward defense remains a work in progress. Luckily, it didn’t see much playing time against Trinity on Friday. A bruising Elizabeth Forward rushing attack controlled play early and often as the Warriors escaped with a 33-28 victory in …
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Monessen lights up scoreboard in rout of Serra Catholic

After a game that featured 71 points and 847 total yards, both coaches came away happy with their team’s play. Monessen jumped to a 21-0 …
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Ringgold outlasts Knoch, 20-12

Ringgold topped Knoch Friday behind a balanced attack featuring Nico Law and Chacar Berry. Turnovers plagued Knoch throughout the game, and a fumble on the …
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Yough girls soccer remains Section 1-AA power with deliberate, defensive style

To move forward as a program, the Yough girls soccer team got used to going backwards with the ball. The Cougars, who claimed their first section title in school history in 2012 and repeated the feat last season, have charged …
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