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North Belle Vernon gets tough on storm water

By Rick Bruni Jr.
The Belle Vernon Municipal Authority is coming down on North Belle Vernon officials to eliminate borough storm water from overwhelming sanitary sewer lines. Likewise, borough council must clamp down on residents who have not removed their downspouts from pipes that …

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Ringgold-BVA rivalry has added spice

Because Belle Vernon Area and Ringgold are so close to each other geographically, there has always been a natural, healthy rivalry between the schools in …
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Geibel boys secure 4th straight shutout victory

Eight games into the season, the Geibel boys soccer team appears to have everything necessary to be a force in Class A. The Gators have the luxury of several accomplished goal scorers and are also stingy on defense. All of …
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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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Charleroi, Fedrick get past Char-Houston, 4-1

After 40 minutes of action, Charleroi girls’ soccer coach Jim Rue had to have been wondering what his team needed to do to beat Section …
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Daily News spotlight athletes: Serra Catholic’s Joe Vecchio, Elizabeth Forward’s Sarah LaVelle

Joe Vecchio School: Serra Catholic Class: Sophomore Sport: Golf Claim to fame: Vecchio shot an 80 in the Section 7-AA qualifier at South Park Golf Course last week to qualify for the WPIAL Class AA championship, set for Wednesday at …
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Frazier, B-C fight to hold on to their ‘0’ in loss column

Somebody’s “0” has got to go. That’s the case Friday night when Frazier (5-0, 4-0) hosts Beth-Center (5-0, 4-0) in not only the game of the Tri-County South season, but possibly of Friday’s entire WPIAL schedule. The teams know each …
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Greyhounds outlast Charleroi, 2-1

One of the oldest adages of a Charleroi-Monessen meeting in any sport is you can throw the records out because the rivals will battle closely. …
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BVA, Yough girls stay unbeaten, near section titles

Belle Vernon Area’s girls’ soccer team moved closer to the Section 4-AA crown with its come-from-behind, 2-1, win at McGuffey Wednesday. The Leopards need one more win to wrap up the section title, but found the going tough against McGuffey …
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