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Stockdale fire, N. Charleroi crash keep emergency personnel hopping

By Chris Buckley
A fire in Stockdale and an accident in North Charleroi involving a car and motorcycle kept emergency personnel in the Charleroi Fire District busy late …

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Belle Vernon sophomore grappler Verkleeren atones for Slovakia loss

Belle Vernon Area wrestling standout Jarod Verkleeren suffered an opening round loss in July’s FILA Cadet Freestyle World Championships in Snina, Slovakia. To make up for it, he traveled straight to Fargo, N.D., intent on winning the ASICS/Vaughan Cadet Freestyle …
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Skiles hopes 3rd time’s a charm at Bentworth

When Ron Skiles accepted the coaching position at Bentworth for the third time, he knew there was a lot of work to be done. The Bearcats went 1-8 last season, with their lone win over Geibel, which no longer fields …
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California heads back to Tri-County South

Second-year coach Bo Teets isn’t quite sure what to expect from his California team this season, although he does expect them to compete for a …
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HSFB preview by position: Familiar faces coaching in new places

The WPIAL and City League have a number of familiar faces coaching in new places. Among the career moves since last season, these five changes …
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Replacing stars a tough task at Elizabeth Forward

Elizabeth Forward coach Mike LeDonne didn’t need to answer his own questions but was compelled to anyway. “Do we have a Jaquaun Davidson? No. Do …
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Replacing graduated QB key for Frazier

When Mike Steeber was hired as the Frazier football coach in 2010, making the playoffs was a worthy goal. After all, he was taking over a program that had not made the WPIAL playoffs since 2002 and had not seen …
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HS highlight reel: Comcast announces game of the week schedule

Comcast announced Monday its weekly football schedule for its 12th season of Xfinity High School Sports Game of the Week. Broadcasts can be found the day after the game On Demand for Xfinity subscribers. This Friday’s matchup will be Ringgold …
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Talented senior runner, pass catcher Waldron returns to lead Yough

After leading Yough in rushing and receiving while helping the Cougars to their first playoff win in school history, Clay Waldron knows what he wants …
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