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Football game’s cancellation numbs Cal U campus

By Chris Buckley
The day before the senior day football game, the California University of Pennsylvania campus is usually abuzz with excitement. But the campus had a quiet, …

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Franklin Regional deals Belle Vernon 11th straight playoff loss

Franklin Regional showed Belle Vernon something it hadn’t seen all season Friday in the opening round of the WPIAL Class AAA playoffs. The different look …
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Trib Cup: Bentworth volleyball striving for perfection again

Hayley Wilson was a senior at Bentworth the last time the Bearcats girls volleyball team finished the regular season with an undefeated record in 2008. Now, as the second-year head coach of the Bearcats, Wilson had guided her alma mater …
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Frazier wards off California, 34-12

No. 7 Frazier (8-1, 7-1) finished the regular season on a high note, rolling to a 34-12 victory over California on Friday night in Tri-County South action. In a penalty-filled game, it was dual-threat freshman Alvin Ross who led the …
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Charleroi can’t overcome 28-0 hole in loss to Freedom

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 …
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Belle Vernon Area enters playoffs with 3 straight wins after downing Elizabeth Forward

Heads held high. That’s how the Belle Vernon Area football team will be heading into the WPIAL playoffs. The Leopards downed their Route 51 rivals, …
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‘Unchacteristic’ Frazier KO’d

Playing what their coach called an “uncharacteristic game,” Frazier was bounced from the first round of the WPIAL Class A playoffs Friday by visiting South …
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Valley Independent roundup: Ringgold has a ‘Berry’ good night

After the first quarter, Trinity led Ringgold 7-6 in a Big Nine Conference game at Joe Montana Stadium. It wasn’t a sign of things to …
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Ringgold not taking Gateway lightly in opening round

Don’t tell Ringgold football coach Nick Milchovich his team is a heavy favorite going into Friday’s WPIAL Class AAA first round playoff game against Gateway. …
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Yough’s season ends with 7-0 whitewash

The final score read: South Park 7, Yough 0. Ironic that a season that began in historic fashion with shutouts ended with a shutout on …
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