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Frazier ousted by Brentwood

November 5, 2016

By MATT BYRON For the Mon Valley Independent Frazier would have liked a longer stay in the Class AA playoffs, but the Commodores couldn’t overcome first-half turnovers or stop Brentwood’s multiple looks on offense in Friday’s […]

West title on the line as Edinboro invades Cal U

November 5, 2016

By JEREMY SELLEW As California University’s football team has marched through the season, the games have gotten bigger and bigger. And head coach Gary Dunn would have it no other way. To read the […]

Vulcans ranked eighth in preseason poll

November 5, 2016

By the Mon Valley Independent Returning nearly your entire roster from a season in which you advanced to the NCAA regional tournament4 means heading into the next season, lofty expectations follow. The California University women’s […]

Leopards get playoff rematch with Titans

November 3, 2016

By JEREMY SELLEW When Belle Vernon Area met West Mifflin two weeks ago in their Big 9 Conference finale, the team was coming off a 55-0 shellacking by rival Thomas Jefferson and the Titans […]

Bentworth misses shot at PIAA berth

November 3, 2016

By JOSÉ NEGRON For the Mon Valley Independent The Bentworth girls’ soccer team fell short of earning a PIAA Tournament berth Wednesday, falling to Vincentian Academy, 4-2 in a Class A third-place consolation game at Baldwin […]

3 EF boys earn section honors

November 3, 2016

By JEREMY SELLEW The boys’ Section 1-AA Finest 15 soccer team was released this week and the selections mirrored the final standings. Elizabeth Forward, which finished third in the standings, joined second-place Obama Academy […]

6 area players on Section 2-AA team

November 2, 2016

By the Mon Valley Independent The Class AA Section 2 girls’ all-star soccer team has been released with six local players named. Belle Vernon Area’s high-scoring duo of Sierra Lynn and Lexi Demko were named […]

Column: Different rules for Catholic schools

November 2, 2016

By JEREMY SELLEW Lately I’ve found myself pondering the age-old question when it comes to the WPIAL. When is the private or Catholic school issue going to be dealt with by the PIAA and […]

Frazier volleyball team advances

November 2, 2016

By the MV Independent Frazier’s volleyball team rolled into the WPIAL semifinals Tuesday with a 3-1 win over sixth-seeded Vincentian Academy at Peters Township. The Commodores won the opening two games, 25-14 and 26-24. To […]

Area coaches happy with pairings

November 1, 2016

By JEREMY SELLEW The WPIAL released its football pairings Monday night, the first since realigning to six classes. Reviews district-wide have been mixed, but local coaches are satisfied with where their teams fell into […]

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