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Belle Vernon students advance to state history competition

By Mary Pickels 2:14 p.m.
Belle Vernon Area School District’s 24 winners at the National History Day regional competition in Pittsburgh represents the highest number of winners in the district’s ...

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BV Area holds annual athletic awards banquet

Seventy-five Belle Vernon Area School District senior athletes representing 16 varsity sports and cheerleading were honored at the annual awards banquet at the Willow Room …
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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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Daily News spotlight athletes: EF’s Will Scott, Steel Valley’s Maddie Cotter

Will Scott School: Elizabeth Forward Class: Senior Sport: Baseball Claim to fame: Scott went 3 for 4 to lead Elizabeth Forward (1-3, 1-3) to a 10-6 win over Thomas Jefferson in a Section 4-AAA matchup last week. “We expected a …
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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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Area trio named top scholar athletes

For three area athletes, the satisfaction of being acknowledged for not only their success on the field of competition, but also in the classroom, has …
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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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