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Kiski Valley Water Pollution Control Authority communities near completion of sewer projects

By Braden Ashe 7:10 a.m.
The Kiski Valley Water Pollution Control Authority’s push to compel its member communities to comply with federal overflow regulations is dribbling toward its end — …

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Brown’s 7 TDs power Apollo-Ridge past Shady Side Academy

“Little brother” came up big for Apollo-Ridge on Friday night. Sophomore Duane Brown, half of the Vikings’ two-headed quarterback monster with Tre Tipton, scored seven …
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McGrath gains 259 yards, Deer Lakes holds off Burrell for 1st win

Ryan McGrath performance was the definition of “workhorse” in Deer Lakes’ 35-20 Allegheny Conference win over Burrell (0-4, 0-4) on Friday night at Lancers Stadium. The senior ran for 259 yards and two touchdowns on 30 carries to give Deer …
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Late FG again wins it for Valley

Valley seems to be kicking its way into Allegheny Conference contention. For the second time this season, a field goal by senior kicker Rory Baker …
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Herald roundup: Shady Side Academy girls soccer downs rival Springdale

The Section 3-AAA singles tennis tournament was held Sept. 10-11 and Shady Side Academy’s Ananya Dua won the title. Fox Chapel and Shady Side Academy each placed two players in the semifinals. Fox Chapel’s Laurel Shymansky defeated West Mifflin’s Chelsea …
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Freeport holds on for 28-26 victory over West Shamokin

Freeport found out wins don’t come easily in the Allegheny Conference. The Yellowjackets led 14-0 at halftime Friday but had to stave off a comeback by West Shamokin, prevailing 28-26 at James Swartz Memorial Field. “Down 14-0 at the half, …
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No. 5 Highlands uses turnovers to beat No. 7 Kittanning

The Highlands defense gave up more yardage and points than it was used to, but it made big plays when it needed them. Elijah Jackson …
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Valley News roundup: Kiski Area tops FR; Kittanning breaks streak

Kiski Area’s boys soccer team likes to play Saturdays. The Cavaliers improved to 3-0-1 in Saturday games with a 2-0 victory over Franklin Regional in a Section 3-AAA game at Kiski Area. Dakota Lange and Ian Moorhead netted goals for …
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Kittanning soccer snaps 33-game losing streak

The Kittanning boys soccer team ended its 33-game losing streak, but it had to put in overtime to do it. Nash Matson scored off a back-heeled assist from Dylan Duttry in the 91st minute to give the Wildcats the win …
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Butler County spotlight athletes: Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014

Cole Ferguson School: Mars Year: Junior Sport: Soccer Claim to fame: Ferguson has been one of the top offensive producers for Mars, which started the season 7-0. Your team is off to a great start. What’s been the key? Just …
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Monessen averts upset bid with 28-6 victory over Leechburg

A fast start gave way to a slow finish for Leechburg on Friday night, and the Blue Devils fell to visiting Monessen, 28-6, in a …
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Plum’s Zezza realizes Division I dream

Like many young basketball players, Courtney Zezza had a dream of earning a Division I college scholarship. That dream became a reality last week when the 6-foot-3 Plum senior center gave a verbal commitment to St. Francis (Pa.). “I’ve always …
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Springdale boys collect win in double overtime

Regulation time wasn’t enough to decide Saturday’s Springdale-Riverview Section 2-A soccer showdown. A goal by Taran Roesch with 7:17 left in the second overtime period lifted the Dynamos to a 2-1 victory over the Raiders, who opened the week rated …
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Alle-Kiski schools realign for 2-year cycle

Every two years, the PIAA reclassifies schools in more than 20 sports. Via this method, the PIAA takes the number of schools in a given sport and divides that total by the number of classifications. Here is where Alle-Kiski Valley …
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