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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 […]

BVA outpitches South Fayette

April 18, 2017

By JOSE NEGRON Hits and runs were in short supply in Monday afternoon’s Section 2-4A matchup between Belle Vernon Area and South Fayette. A three-run double by Mekenzie Sokol provided the only offense the Leopards […]

Roundup: Bearcats batter Charleroi

April 18, 2017

By the Mon Valley Independent Bentworth took a nine-run lead after five innings and downed Charleroi, 12-5, in non-section action Monday afternoon. The Cougars (1-6, 1-4) struck for their first three runs of the game […]

Ice Garden advances in Hockeyville contest

April 18, 2017

By JOSE NEGRON The Kraft Hockeyville USA competition is down to four rinks, and Rostraver Ice Garden is among the arenas advancing. The Ice Garden is joined by the Ira S. Wilson Ice Arena […]

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