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Police: 18 year old charged with selling marijuana brownies at Belle Vernon high school  Observer-Reporter

An 18-year-old was charged Tuesday for allegedly selling marijuana brownies at Belle Vernon Area High School.

No second Guess-ing for Belle Vernon specialist  Observer-Reporter

Belle Vernon specialist Cameron Guess is turning heads and helping the Leopards win football games with his kicking and punting.

Belle Vernon graduate hired to lead Virginia Tech football's player personnel  Observer-Reporter

Belle Vernon graduate Mark Diethorn is now Virginia Tech's director of player personnel for the football program.

Belle Vernon hires Monessen's Salvino as head coach  Observer-Reporter

When Kyle DeGregorio resigned as the Belle Vernon High School boys basketball coach last month to become the girls coach at Baldwin, the BVA school board ...

Brothers charged with assault after injuring Belle Vernon Area High School student at school  WTAE Pittsburgh

The brothers were suspended and faced an informal hearing at school.

New Belle Vernon girls basketball coach wants to change how game is played  Observer-Reporter

It did not take long for Belle Vernon High School to find a replacement for head coach Lisa Fairman after she was hired to take over the Thomas Jefferson girls.

Belle Vernon boys basketball team has female assistant coach  Observer-Reporter

When Belle Vernon High School boys basketball coach Kyle DeGregorio found he was losing a key assistant coach for this season, he had a lengthy list of ...

Belle Vernon High School student dies in Rostraver crash  Tribune-Review

Leah Smith, a Belle Vernon Area High School junior, was looking forward to her 17th birthday today and a family celebration at the Omni William Penn in ...

Teacher accused of inappropriately touching student is found dead  WTAE Pittsburgh

A popular math teacher married to a magistrate judge was found dead Monday just hours before he was to be placed on leave by the Belle Vernon Area School ...

High school football attendance is down, but big games still draw big crowds  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

If you combined the crowds at the five high school football games that involved WPIAL Class 6A teams last Friday, the total would be almost 4,500 more than the ...

High school wrestling: Belle Vernon star eyes gold  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Zach Hartman has won three Powerade Christmas tournament medals in his career at Belle Vernon High School. The 160-pound senior gladly would trade all ...

Mike White's Xtra Points: At 32, Belle Vernon's Matt Humbert already a big winner  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Humbert has rejuvenated programs at Ringgold and now Belle Vernon.

Home Field Advantage: Belle Vernon's million-dollar gold field  WTAE Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh's Action Sports kicks off the 2015 Operation Football season by checking out Belle Vernon's new gold-colored field.

Belle Vernon High School placed on lockdown | WPXI  WPXI Pittsburgh

Belle Vernon High School in Westmoreland County was placed on lockdown Thursday afternoon. A parent told Channel 11 News that the school was “on code ...

Belle Vernon football inducts six into HOF | Local  Uniontown Herald Standard

The Belle Vernon Football Hall of Fame inducted six more members as part of festivities for the Belle Vernon-Albert Gallatin home opener at James Weir ...

Stadium history spans decades in Belle Vernon  Tribune-Review

Part 1 of 3 Athletes and athletics are sure to be an integral subject of interest as the Belle Vernon Borough Bicentennial Committee prepares for its major ...

Miele at home as new Belle Vernon soccer coach  Observer-Reporter

Who says you can't go home? A 2006 Belle Vernon High School graduate, Rob Miele was hired Monday night as the Leopards' new boys soccer coach.

Blake Zubovic lines up at Pitt  University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News

Belle Vernon offensive lineman Blake Zubovic committed to Pitt last June. He was the ninth commitment of the 2018 class. This was a big commitment for Pitt, ...

BVA High School counselor brings fresh approach to career pathways  Observer-Reporter

BELLE VERNON – High school counselor Stephanie McHugh uses a tree as a metaphor for her district's approach to guiding students into a career after ...

Pa. girl, 16, killed in violent crash on way to school

An entire high school in western Pennsylvania is grieving this morning, a day after a female student who would have celebrated her 17th birthday today was ...

WPIAL boys and girls soccer playoff pairings released  Tribune-Review

The Quaker Valley boys soccer team is the No. 1 seed for the WPIAL Class AA tournament, and it will take on Freeport in the first round Monday at 8 p.m. at ...

Mike White: It's time for eight-man football — and the PIAA seems open to the idea  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

High school football in Pennsylvania was expanded from four to six classifications in 2016. Now it's time the PIAA goes to eight. Eight-man football, that is.

Twin Coaches Supper Club heritage honored  Observer-Reporter

In its heyday in the late 1940s, '50s and '60s, Twin Coaches Supper Club had the advantage of being a convenient stopover venue for popular musical and ...

Pitt a favorite with family's ties to education  Tribune-Review

As a teacher for more than a quarter-century in the Belle Vernon Area School District, Doris C. Zeli constantly emphasized to her students the value of a strong ...

MVAA brings arts to Mon Valley  Observer-Reporter

Mon Valley Academy of the Arts is inviting the public to grab a lawn chair and head to Chess Park in Monongahela for Summer Sundays, a summer concert ...

Penn State recruit among those selected for the U.S. team for the 44th Annual Pittsburgh Wrestling Classic  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Roman Bravo-Young took a break from his intense training schedule Saturday night to watch the much-anticipated Penn State-Ohio State wrestling match, which ...

Monessen man charged with allegedly assaulting his 6-year-old child  Uniontown Herald Standard

A Monessen man was charged with slapping his 6-year-old child in the face over a mess made in his home.

Roebuck found his way home with Cal's baseball team  Observer-Reporter

In Scott "Skooter" Roebuck can add WPIAL champion to his legacy.

BV student to address massacre of Sewickley Creek  Observer-Reporter

Dylan Haney is just 17 but said he's been interested in history for as long as he can remember. He claims to have read every historical marker he came across.

French citizen visits area as he maps Lafayette Trail  Uniontown Herald Standard

Nearly 200 years ago, Marquis de Lafayette returned to the United States for a tour of the country he helped win its independence from Great Britain. The French ...

Cramer first football star at BVA | Local  Uniontown Herald Standard

Back in the day after the merger of Rostraver and Bellmar High Schools, Belle Vernon's first gridiron star was tailback Gary Cramer.

HS State Football Notebook: Berwick begins final season under George Curry  The Sentinel

Each week The Sentinel contributes to a state notebook organized by several papers throughout Pennsylvania. We look forward to providing this *content* every ...

SB Signs Six for Class of 2022

Nov. 9, 2017 UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - Head coach Amanda Lehotak announced the signing of six student-athletes for the 2022 class Thursday, Nov. 9.

2017 Blue Chip Chat: Bethel Park lineman/nose guard and future WVU nose guard James Gmiter  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

James Gmiter hopes to lead Bethel Park to success before becoming a one-way player in college.

Top 10 college prospects in district football: It's year of the lineman  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Like a senior class in high school, a senior class of talent in WPIAL/City League football can take on a personality. Some years, it might be above average for ...

Fayette County homicide rates surged in 2017 | New Today  Uniontown Herald Standard

Homicide rates in Fayette County broke records in 2017, surging to 11 and nearly quadrupling the average annual homicide rates in the city of Uniontown.

2017 Blue Chip Chat: Thomas Jefferson lineman and Pitt recruit Devin Danielson  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Star tackle talks Pitt choice, losing weight and Bill Cherpak's shorts.

Blue Chip Chat: Pine-Richland QB and Notre Dame recruit Phil Jurkovec  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

He's bigger, stronger and maybe faster this year — but he doesn't change diapers.

Cramer family coaching tradition has roots in the 1960s  Tribune-Review

They're truly one of those South Hills 'sports families.' When football season rolls around, Mike Cramer will be on the field, coaching youngsters. So will his dad, ...

Jackson's running, Monessen penalties, lead Pioneers to 24-6 TCS victory  Uniontown Herald Standard

Ben Jackson scored three touchdowns and West Greene was aided by 22 Monessen penalties in the Pioneers' 24-6 victory on Friday in Tri-County South action ...

BV’s Johnson getting noticed by NFL scouts  Observer-Reporter

No matter where Dorian Johnson has played, honors have followed.

Wrestling to Add a Dozen Newcomers in 2016-17  Bucknell University Official Athletic Site

Incoming Freshmen Will Join Bison Squad That is Coming Off 12-Win Season That Featured a Record-Tying Six NCAA Qualifiers.

'Situation contained' after shots fired in Greene | News  Uniontown Herald Standard

Greene County 911 confirmed that state police responded to an area near the Dry Tavern Giant Eagle for a report of shots fired on Tuesday afternoon, but could ...

Longtime coach Matt Furjanic of Rankin steps down  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Furjanic to officially retire in September after a coaching career that spanned four decades.

SCI Fayette counselor a driven young professional | Local News  Uniontown Herald Standard

Editor's note: This is part of a continuing series on the members of the Young Professionals of the Mon Valley, a committee of the Mon Valley Regional Chamber ...

Pioneers select Mooney, Pettit | Scholar Athlete Spotlight  Uniontown Herald Standard

Lexie Mooney has been part of a sports resurgence at West Greene and Zach Pettit is doing his part to keep that trend going.

No. 9 Middletown's Tyler Nauman: District 3's 25 best wrestlers in the last 25 years

Tyler Nauman was a high school standout at Middletown that went on to excel at the University of Pittsburgh. (Joe Hermitt | By Jeremy ...

Wounds, memories linger for missile attack survivors | Mon Valley News  Uniontown Herald Standard

Ron Rankin's and Mary Rhodes' memories of Feb. 25, 1991, are both clouded and clear. They are impacted by their lingering wounds coupled with their desire ...

One killed in 3-vehicle accident on Mon/Fayette Expressway  Uniontown Herald Standard

A California man was killed in a three-vehicle accident on the Mon/Fayette Expressway in California, according to Washington County Coroner Timothy Warco.

Final mission: Vietnam veteran makes fishing trip near his Point Marion home  Uniontown Herald Standard

U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Robert Lincoln gave a thumbs up to his men, several many years his junior, their arms straining for a final shove as they launched the ...

Donora's 'Pope' Galiffa one of area's greatest all-around athletes  Uniontown Herald Standard

Donora High School has produced more than its share of sports legends, and Arnold “Pope” Galiffa ranks right up there with the likes of Dan Towler and Stan ...

Memories of Eldora Park: Trolley line retreat grew over decades in Carroll Township  Uniontown Herald Standard

For years, the Wickerham family had permitted use of their Carroll Township property along the Monongahela River, three miles north of Donora.

JLE Industries expands facility, workforce | Business  Uniontown Herald Standard

After originating less than five years ago in a residential driveway, one of the area's fastest-growing businesses is aiming to become the region's premier ...

Penn State's recruiting class of 2013: Where they stand

An update on where the Nittany Lions' highly-touted 2013 class of recruits stand on their commitments to Penn State.

Uniontown native gets role in Comedy Central episode  Uniontown Herald Standard

She has appeared in national magazines and in commercials and reality shows, but Uniontown native Caitlin O'Connor's latest role is something she can really ...

Trib continuing annual collection for needy families  Tribune-Review

As it has for three decades, Trib Total Media's Operation Santa Claus will be assisting area families this season by providing all the ingredients for nourishing ...

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