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Monessen, Yough hope for PIAA playoffs

May 31, 2016

By JEREMY SELLEW Last season, Monessen’s softball team won its first-ever WPIAL playoff game, defeating Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic. The stakes will be even higher as the teams meet again at 2 p.m. today […]

Area athletes shine at state competition

May 31, 2016

Several local athletes participated in the PIAA Track and Field Championships over the weekend. Among the top area performers were Brownsville’s Maris Seto, who finished second in the Class AA girls’ high jump with a […]

Bearcat teammates will be PAC rivals

May 28, 2016

By JEREMY SELLEW The evolution of Bentworth’s football program continues under Ron Skiles, currently in his third stint roaming the school’s sidelines. The Bearcats will have two players moving on to NCAA Division III […]

BV Legion team gets first victory

May 28, 2016

By JOSE´ NEGRON For The MV Independent Belle Vernon’s Legion baseball team picked up its first win of the season Friday in a 9-6 shootout with Farmington. Leading 7-6 in the bottom of the eighth, […]

Ringgold’s Gudenburr picks The Citadel

May 27, 2016

By JEREMY SELLEW All it took was one visit at the end of April and Ringgold senior wrestler Doug Gudenburr knew he found his home for the next four years. The all-time leader in […]

W. Greene batters Hounds in semis

May 26, 2016

By JEREMY SELLEW Prior to the WPIAL Class A softball semifinal between Monessen and top-seeded West Greene, an announcement was made that no artificial noisemakers were permitted in the stands. On the field, though, […]

Yough falls in pitchers’ duel

May 26, 2016

By JOSÉ NEGRON For the MV Independent Throughout the season, the Yough softball team has gotten used to winning and losing by shutout. The trend continued Wednesday in the WPIAL Class AAA semifinal game, but […]

Hounds get another shot at top seed

May 25, 2016

By JEREMY SELLEW The WPIAL semifinals are uncharted territory for the Monessen softball team. The Greyhounds, seeded fifth in this year’s playoffs, will take on No. 1 seed West Greene at 3 p.m. today […]

Fisher pitches Mermen to 1-0 opening-day win

May 25, 2016

By José Negron For the MV Independent Last season, Mitch’s Bail Bonds depended on a core of young pitchers, including Brian Fisher, in winning regular season and postseason titles. The Mermen began their Fayette County […]

Hounds’ Vatakis no-hits Serra

May 24, 2016

By SARAH FRANCOWIC For The MV Independent Monessen’s softball team has been waiting more than a month for another shot at West Greene. The Greyhounds earned that rematch with Monday’s six-inning 10-0 win over Serra […]

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