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October 21, 2017

EF tops Monessen for 3rd place

July 27, 2016

By Jose Negron For the Mon Valley Independent A late 3-pointer by Elizabeth Forward’s Trey Mitchell was the difference as the Warriors rallied to defeat Monessen, 48-43, and claim third place in the Elizabeth Forward […]

No lead is safe in marathon game

July 26, 2016

By JEREMY SELLEW jsellew@yourmvi.com Day 2 of the Pennsylvania Little League State Championship saw favorites emerge, a miraculous comeback, Mother Nature’s fury (again) and great big game pitching. Two teams were officially eliminated from the […]

Lee Supply wins on Seto’s last-second shot

July 26, 2016

By JEREMY SELLEW jsellew@yourmvi.com Christian Laettner, eat your heart out. Lee Supply’s Alie Seto made sure she’ll go down in Grebb League lore after hitting a game-winning shot at the buzzer to give her team […]

Mitch’s drops playoff opener to Mill Run

July 25, 2016

By JEREMY SELLEW jsellew@yourmvi.com Mitch’s Bail Bonds skipper Ryan Encapera knew the importance of winning the opening game of his team’s best-of-three series with Mill Run. The Mermen have routinely lost their playoff opener in […]

Bats, weather booming on Day 1

July 25, 2016

By JEREMY SELLEW jsellew@yourmvi.com The Pennsylvania Little League state championship started with a bang Sunday at Rostraver Township’s John DiVirgilio Sports Complex. Mother Nature made her presence known throughout the day, bringing sweltering heat and […]

Mitch’s begins title defense

July 22, 2016

By JEREMY SELLEW jsellew@yourmvi.com After winning the Fayette County League Championship last season, Mitch’s Bail Bonds skipper Ryan Encapera knew repeating would be a challenge. That challenge begins Sunday. To read the rest of this […]

Little Leaguers will have to contend with extreme heat

July 22, 2016

By JEREMY SELLEW jsellew@yourmvi.com Fastballs and hot bats won’t be the only things heating up the action Sunday when the Pennsylvania Little League State Championship kicks off at the John DiVirgilio Complex in Rostraver Township. […]

Dave Kurowsky: a Cougar for life

July 22, 2016

By JEREMY SELLEW jsellew@yourmvi.com Dave Kurowsky never wavered in his love and support for his alma mater. The die-hard supporter of Charleroi sports and longtime basketball official and baseball-softball umpire died Friday after battling a […]

California cancels program cuts

July 21, 2016

By WALTER HARRIS For The MV Independent The California Area School Board reinstated several sports programs Wednesday that were cut last month for budgetary reasons. “The board reinstates the following sports for the 2016-2017 school […]

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