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NK grocery store robbed

By Tom Yerace
A lone bandit robbed a New Kensington supermarket Tuesday night after pointing a gun at employees and firing a shot in the air. The robbery …

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Highlands wins thriller over Apollo-Ridge

Highlands’ drop from Class AAA certainly didn’t mean a fall from grace, but it also didn’t mean anything would come easily. And Apollo-Ridge’s ascent from …
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Guido: Burrell celebrates golden anniversary

The big weekend is almost here for Burrell football fans and alumni. The Bucs will be playing the 500th game in school history against Kittanning …
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Valley keeps McGrath in check to key win over Deer Lakes

Valley wanted to be physical in its Allegheny Conference matchup against Deer Lakes and rugged running back Ryan McGrath on Friday night. The Vikings succeeded …
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Ford City upsets No. 9 Shady Side Academy behind Walker’s 5 TDs

Zeke Walker’s career-high five-touchdown performance coupled with two late defensive stands with less than two minutes to go gave Ford City a 34-33 upset over No. 10 Shady Side Academy in front of a spirited homecoming crowd at Ford City …
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Plum golfer Reynolds hopes to go from worst to first at WPIALs

Plum’s Andrew Reynolds used the word redemption when talking about this year’s WPIAL Class AAA individual golf championship. Reynolds had high hopes for himself in …
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Alle-Kiski roundup: Freeport girls soccer gets key victory

Kaylee Comperatore scored two goals, leading the Freeport girls soccer team to a 4-0 victory over Deer Lakes in Section 2-AA on Monday afternoon. Macy Crytzer and Olivia Gaspersic added goals for the Yellowjackets (8-4-2, 6-2-2), who remain in third …
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‘Miracle’ Highlands-Apollo Ridge game leaves lasting impression

Highlands television broadcaster Mike Choma emphatically called it the “Miracle at Golden Rams Stadium.” An overflow crowd of more than 5,000 buzzed afterward about it …
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Plum rolls past Kiski Area

After consecutive three-point losses, Plum got back on track last week with a 23-14 victory over Norwin. On Friday, Plum made it two in a …
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Kittanning tennis team eager to gain postseason experience

It’s been nearly a decade, but Kittanning tennis is back in the postseason. The Wildcats clinched their first WPIAL team playoff berth since 2006 with a 4-1 win over Highlands on Monday, and that has Kittanning’s players eager to experience …
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New rallying cry for Knoch girls volleyball team

Outwit. Outlast. Outplay. Those three words take on an entirely different meaning for the Knoch girls volleyball team. The inexperienced, yet talented bunch adopted the motto from the reality television show “Survivor” understanding that, due to its youth and inexperience, …
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Frazier routs Leechburg for 5th straight win

Frazier had no intention of relinquishing its ranked status in a nonconference game Friday night against Leechburg. The Class A No. 9 Commodores (5-0) rolled to a 48-12 victory over host Leechburg on Friday at Veterans  Memorial Field. “We did …
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Riverview soccer team falls to Vincentian

The Vincentian boys soccer team followed its usual formula to lock down a WPIAL playoff spot Tuesday against Riverview. Early goals in both halves and …
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Alle-Kiski Valley roundup: Springdale boys top C.W. North Catholic

Springdale’s boys soccer team bounced back from a loss to St. Joseph and moved above the .500 mark with a 7-1 victory over host Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic on Tuesday in Section 2-A boys soccer. Taran Roesch scored four goals, …
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Valley News Dispatch high school roundup: St. Joseph earns boys soccer victory

Jesus Munoz’s second-half goal proved to be the game-winner for St. Joseph in a 2-1 boys soccer victory over Springdale on Saturday, the Spartans’ first …
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