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Mon Valley Y helps youngsters get F.I.T.

By Chris Buckley
The Mon Valley YMCA offers a variety of services for members of all ages. But Executive Director Jeff Vitale acknowledged that beyond preschool children, there was ...

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Six BVA wrestlers advance to semifinals

Belle Vernon Area had one of its best days at the WPIAL/PIAA Southwest Regional Class AAA Championship on Friday, advancing six to Saturday’s semifinals at …
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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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Big start carries Cal into state playoffs

If it is true that one man’s treasure is another man’s trash, then the start of Thursday night’s WPIAL Class A play-in bracket final between California Area and Serra Catholic was Bill Cleary’s nightmare and Chris Minerd’s fantasy. That’s because …
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Charleroi, Ringgold seniors to play in all-star contest

Charleroi Area’s Jake Lemmon and Ringgold’s Nico Law will have one more high school football game to play in. The two area seniors were selected …
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Yough’s Sever qualifies for PIAA tourney

Yough senior wrestler Tom Sever has plenty of motivation to have a strong showing at the PIAA Class AA Southwest Regional Championships. Sever, who joined the 100-win club earlier this season, has an outside chance of breaking or tying the …
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Carlynton ousts Frazier girls basketball team from WPIAL Class AA playoffs

For the first half of Tuesday’s WPIAL Class AA first-round girls playoff basketball game between Frazier and Carlynton, neither team could find offensive rhythm. The teams struggled to scored, and it was anybody’s game at halftime. But in the second …
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Monessen boys capture yet another WPIAL basketball title

For the seventh time in its storied basketball history, and for the fifth time under Joe Salvino, Monessen can call itself WPIAL champions. “This is …
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