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Johnson’s dream comes true at Pitt

June 11, 2016

By JEREMY SELLEW University of Pittsburgh offensive lineman Dorian Johnson admits things haven’t always gone as planned. He admitted the process of becoming an elite athlete and starter on the Panthers’ offensive line got […]

Short-handed Belle Vernon suffers 11-1 loss

June 11, 2016

By Jose Negron For the Mon Valley Independent Limited to nine players, the Belle Vernon Legion baseball team fell at Uniontown, 11-1, in seven innings Friday. Uniontown took advantage of Belle Vernon’s lack of pitching […]

Yough girls reach PIAA semifinals

June 10, 2016

By JOSE NEGRON For the Mon Valley Independent The Yough softball team specializes in a high-scoring offense. Once the team makes offensive adjustments, it flips the switch. That happened early Thursday. Behind 13 hits and […]

Benicky pitches BV Legion to 7-1 victory

June 9, 2016

By TYLER THOMAS For the MV Independent Finally on the field after two straight rainouts, Belle Vernon’s Legion team sailed to a 7-1 win Wednesday over Jefferson-Morgan. Matt Benicky was dominant on the mound, hurling […]

Charleroi Legion team folds

June 8, 2016

By JEREMY SELLEW Charleroi’s Legion baseball team will bow out of the Fayette County American Legion Baseball League this season. “We are done,” Coach Luke Mollis said via text message Tuesday evening, hours after […]

Vision problems force Lynn into coaching

June 8, 2016

By JEREMY SELLEW Parker Lynn has always lived the “dirt-dog” life. All baseball all the time. Lynn, a 2014 Belle Vernon Area graduate, signed to play baseball at California University. But something wasn’t right. […]

17 hits for Yough in first-round rout

June 7, 2016

By Tom Reisenweber For the Mon Valley Independent Yough softball coach Dutch Harvey was waiting for his team to get in a groove. The Cougars made some mistakes early on, but it was just a […]

Speedsters offer opportunity

June 7, 2016

By JEREMY SELLEW The Valley Speedsters are running near the end of their regular season with their final meet coming up Saturday at Pine-Richland. As in the past, the Speedsters will likely have a […]

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