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April 23, 2017

No fight for ‘Lightning’ Rod Salka

April 22, 2017

By JEREMY SELLEW Bunola’s own “Lightning” Rod Salka was expecting to get in the ring tonight at The Meadows Racetrack & Casino as part of the World Fighting Championships’ WFC 69 card. Salka was […]

Poor pitching leads to Cougars’ loss

April 22, 2017

By JOSE NEGRON A four-run third inning was the big blow helping Brownsville topple Charleroi, 7-2, in a Section 3-AAA contest at Redstone Field. The Falcons picked up eight hits in the victory while […]

Johnston pitches BVA past Elizabeth Forward

April 22, 2017

By MATT BYRON For the Mon Valley Independent The Belle Vernon Area baseball team won its fourth straight and continued to climb the standings in Section 3-4A with a 5-0 shutout win over Elizabeth Forward. […]

Miller’s two homers power Yough

April 21, 2017

By the Mon Valley Independent It appears another showdown is looming in the final game of the regular season for the Yough and Belle Vernon Area softball teams. After the Cougars upended the Leopards, 2-0, […]

Annual Toast To Our Stars banquet April 30

April 21, 2017

By JEREMY SELLEW The Toast To Our Stars Club of North Charleroi will hold its 67th annual awards banquet at 3 p.m. April 30 at the Charleroi Elks Club. Like every year, the banquet […]

Spekis ‘all business’ on the way to PIAA meet

April 21, 2017

By LES HARVATH For the MV Independent Belle Vernon Area’s Robby Spekis gets excited about swimming before he even hits the water. The sophomore made his second trip to the PIAA championships last month, finishing 14th […]

Terrible start dooms Charleroi

April 20, 2017

By JEREMY SELLEW It’s all about how you start. Charleroi baseball coach Luke Mollis isn’t happy with the way his team began Wednesday’s pivotal Section 3-AAA contest against Mount Pleasant. To read the rest […]

Zilka homers as BVA clubs Uniontown, 8-2

April 20, 2017

By the Mon Valley Independent The Belle Vernon Area baseball team won its third straight Section 3-4A contest Wednesday at Uniontown, knocking off the Red Raiders, 8-2. Jordan Zilka set the tone early for the […]

Hartman’s walk-off hit beats C-H

April 19, 2017

By JEREMY SELLEW Frazier softball coach Don Hartman pulled his daughter, Logan, aside for a little heart-to-heart Tuesday before she stepped to the plate with the bases loaded and nobody out in the bottom […]

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