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Belle Vernon Area education boss presents wish list to school board

By Chris Buckley
With approval of a 2015-16 school year budget due within two months, Superintendent Dr. John Wilkinson on Monday gave the Belle Vernon Area School Board ...

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BVA boys, Ringgold girls win titles

The Ringgold girls and Belle Vernon Area boys came away as the team winners in the 14th annual Scott Frederick Mid Mon Track and Field Classic Monday. The event, held in windy and rainy conditions at Ringgold’s Joe Montana Stadium …
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Move to Canon-McMillan means less travel for wrestlers headed to Southwest Regional

Bentworth junior 126-pounder Hunter Neely considers the site of this season’s PIAA Class AA Southwest Regional wrestling championships, Canon-McMillan High School, a mixed blessing. Sure, he will need less than 30 minutes to get from his home to the Big …
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Cal turns to PIAA in tennis forfeit appeal

The WPIAL upheld its ruling that California Area’s boys’ tennis team must forfeit four matches for using a female player earlier this season. The school will now appeal the decision to the PIAA, said California Area athletic director Chris Minerd. …
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Walenta keynote speaker at TTOS

The 65th annual Toast To Our Stars banquet will feature one of the former honored athletes as the keynote speaker. Joel Walenta of Plano, Tex., will give a message to this year’s outstanding student-athletes at the annual affair April 25 …
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Elizabeth Forward bides its time, then rallies for victory over West Mifflin

Elizabeth Forward did more than enough Monday to provide visiting West Mifflin with a baseball victory. The Warriors bumbled their way through the first five …
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Big inning carries Frazier in statement game

In the first inning of a showdown between the top two team in Section 2-A softball, Frazier coach Paul Harvey couldn’t believe what he was …
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Monessen’s Bolton sprints to MVP honors at WCCA track meet

When you run track at a small school, you look forward to competing against athletes from larger ones. That’s what happened to Monessen junior Andrey Bolton at the 93rd annual Westmoreland County Coaches’ Association track and field championships Saturday at …
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Yough’s pitcher-catcher combo carries Cougars to 6-0 start in Section 4-AAA

Every good pitcher is made even better by a good catcher, and that certainly seems to be the case when it comes to Yough softball’s …
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