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Wash High outlasts Charleroi, wins in double overtime  Observer-Reporter

CHARLEROI – In a game fitting of a first-place showdown in Class 3A Section 4 boys basketball, Washington downed Charleroi Friday night in double overtime, ...

Charleroi School Officials Cancel Football Game In Monessen After Alleged Threats  CBS Pittsburgh

Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | Twitter. CHARLEROI (KDKA) — Friday night's football game between rivals Charleroi High School and Monessen High School ...

Mid Mon Valley Hall of Fame announces Class of 2019  Tribune-Review

Monessen grad Charel Allen and Belle Vernon grad Marlon McIntyre headline the 2019 Mid Mon Valley Hall of Fame Class of 2019, which was announced ...

Hughes one of Charleroi's all-time great running backs  Uniontown Herald Standard

One of the greatest runners in the long history of Charleroi was Phil Hughes (Class of 1971), a rare 1000-yard rusher, joining the likes of Lew Rawls who gained ...

Payne considered one of Charleroi's greatest athletes | Local  Uniontown Herald Standard

Ollie Payne was born in 1939 in Allenport, but is best remembered for his tremendous athletic production at Charleroi High School. In fact, Charleroi historian ...

Four girls cited after fight in high school hallway posted online  WTAE Pittsburgh

Four high school girls cited for hallway brawl inside Charleroi High School.

Charleroi High School football team gets unique opportunity to visit Pro Football Hall of Fame  WTAE Pittsburgh

The Charleroi Cougars are the only high school football team in the country to be invited as special guests of the Pro Football Hall of Fame and the prestigious ...

Rab Currie remembered as legendary Charleroi coach | Mon Valley  Uniontown Herald Standard

To many football fans, the words “Charleroi football” conjure up images of legendary coach R. James “Rab” Currie stalking the sidelines.

Charleroi stadium has long, rich history  Observer-Reporter

The announcement by Charleroi Area School Board that it is selling its 79-year-old landmark former football stadium prompted more than a few inquiries about ...

Reporter Update: Alleged Threat Cancels Charleroi-Monessen Football Game  CBS Pittsburgh

Friday night's football game between Charleroi High School and Monessen High School was canceled due to alleged threats made against Charleroi student ...

Pressed for success: From Charleroi to Pitt and beyond, LaCarte makes positive impact  Observer-Reporter

From Charleroi to Pitt, coaching to business, and on to the Mid Mon Valley All Sports Hall of Fame, Dan LaCarte has been a success.

Charleroi's Harding rushed into WPIAL record book | Mon Valley  Uniontown Herald Standard

Charleroi's Darrell Harding rushed for a 2146 yards in his senior season and 5410 yards in his career to shatter both WPIAL records at that time.

Cook tours Charleroi Area, gives students 'homework' | Mon Valley News  Uniontown Herald Standard

When state Rep. Bud Cook toured Charleroi Area High School Friday, he gave his four student tour guides a homework assignment.

Barcelona looks back on Charleroi QB dynasty | Mon Valley  Uniontown Herald Standard

Few observers of high school football in the Mon Valley have as much experience or insights as Joe Barcelona, a longtime local educator with Washington and ...

Getsy eager to jump into Charleroi football  Observer-Reporter

After 18 seasons as an assistant high school football coach, Lance Getsy thinks it is the right time to be a head coach. He has found a place at Charleroi.

Alliance seeks structural study of Charleroi's Coyle Theater  Uniontown Herald Standard

Mon Valley Alliance is seeking funds for community development projects such as the Coyle Theater in Charleroi — but it said it has money set aside for a ...

Dr. Catherine R. Gira, a veteran educator and former Frostburg State University president, dies  Baltimore Sun

Dr. Catherine R. Gira, whose career in education took her from a high school English class in Catonsville to University of Baltimore provost and finally president ...

Militzer out as Charleroi football coach; position to be opened  Uniontown Herald Standard

Tuesday afternoon, Donnie Militzer found out the conference alignment for his Charleroi Cougars football team, but mere hours later he received a phone call ...

GAME OF THE WEEK: Lady Cougars' season comes to an end with 47-35 loss  Uniontown Herald Standard

Arguably the best senior class in the history of the Charleroi girls basketball program saw their career come to an abrupt end Wednesday night with a 47-35 loss ...

Cougars fine-tuned for possible postseason run  Observer-Reporter

The Charleroi High School football team made a huge leap forward in 2017. The Cougars finished second in the WPIAL Class AA Century Conference behind ...

Steelers announce death of longtime scouting coordinator Ron Hughes  Tribune-Review

Ron Hughes, a longtime member of the Pittsburgh Steelers scouting department before his retirement in 2015, has died, the team announced Tuesday. Hughes ...

Tributes | — RONALD DESELLEMS  Youngstown Vindicator

Youngstown, Ohio | Tributes, In Memoriam, Deaths, Obituaries, for Warren, Austintown, Boardman, Canfield, Poland.

Disbarred Mon Valley attorney gets prison for stealing from elderly client  Observer-Reporter

Disbarred Charleroi attorney Keith Bassi got prison time for stealing more than $500000 from an elderly dementia patient.

GAME OF THE WEEK: Avonworth upends Cougars, 21-12 | New Today  Uniontown Herald Standard

FALLOWFIELD TWP. -- The full moon above Myron Pottios Stadium Friday night foreshadowed the end of Charleroi's season as it fell to Avonworth in a WPIAL ...

Lady Cougars defeat Monessen in OT, 3-2 | Local  Uniontown Herald Standard

FALLOWFIELD TWP. -- Charleroi found a way to score three “quick” goals Monday night in its Section 2-A match against rival Monessen as the Lady Cougars ...

Ringgold track relying on pair of underclassmen  Observer-Reporter

A pair of underclassmen — Jake Gorman and Lucas Pajak — are powering Ringgold track to the finish line with strong performances.

Washington Township WWII veteran receives honors for stellar service  Uniontown Herald Standard

A World War II veteran from Washington Township has received a long overdue honor for a stellar *service*.

Bringing back business to the Mon Valley  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Mon Valley Alliance is trying to jump start new development and bring jobs to towns and industrial sites along the Monongahela River.

Stadium to be named after NFL great  Observer-Reporter

CHARLEROI – Charleroi Area School District will name its football stadium in honor of the most successful professional football player to ever walk through its ...

Lady Raiders sweep by Charleroi, 3-0 | Local  Uniontown Herald Standard

The Uniontown girls volleyball team went on the road in non-section action Monday night and returned home from Charleroi with a 3-0 victory.

Pottios sparkled at Charleroi and Notre Dame | Mon Valley  Uniontown Herald Standard

Like so many high school greats who go on to play sports professionally, Van Voorhis native Myron Pottios was a four-letter man in high school. At Charleroi ...

Myron Pottios and his two brothers put Van Voorhis on map  Uniontown Herald Standard

Van Voorhis may be a small community — the 2010 census listed a population of 166 — but it turned out (at least) three stellar football players, and, remarkably, ...

Beth Center teacher accused of sexually assaulting Chaleroi 9th grader  WPXI Pittsburgh

A Beth Center School District teacher is facing charges after police said he sexually assaulted a 15-year-old Chaleroi Area High School student.

Three Panthers to be Inducted into PWCA Hall of Fame - Pitt Panthers #H2P

April 3, 2017 STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- The Pennsylvania Wrestling Coaches Association will induct.

The Men Behind the Stadiums: Aliquippa's success story begins with legendary coach Carl A. Aschman  The Times

EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the first of a five-part weekly series about “The Men Behind the Stadiums.” Sports reporter Mike Bires will tell the stories of local high ...

Event to spotlight Donora Dragons football prowess  Observer-Reporter

Donora Historical Society will hold an event dedicated to the history of the Donora Dragons.

Mary Margaret (Murphy) Summerville, 91  Herald-Mail Media

Mary Margaret (Murphy) Summerville, 91, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, after a brief illness, at Homewood Retirement Community ...

Monessen man sentenced in federal court for drug trafficking, distribution  WPXI Pittsburgh

A Monessen heroin dealer with more than a dozen prior convictions was sentenced Wednesday to 27 years behind bars for drug trafficking.

Former Brownsville athletes reflect on 1999 season | Local  Uniontown Herald Standard

Brownsville High School's loss to Waynesburg Central in the 1999 PIAA Western final in baseball capped a glorious period in Brownsville athletics.

Clarion student dies in car-coal truck collision on Route 28/66  WTAE Pittsburgh

A coal truck lands on its side -- on top of a college student's car -- after a crash in Armstrong County.

Court cases  Observer-Reporter

Numerous people recently appeared in Washington County Court on criminal charges. Among those appearing before Judge Gary Gilman were:

Weeklong event that helps students make connections between science, technology, engineering and innovation  Uniontown Herald Standard

A young elementary-aged girl approaches teacher Kim Palonder joyfully in the hall of Charleroi Area High School on the first day of Camp Invention."This is the ...

Close Up: Johnna Pro  Observer-Reporter

Many know her by her delicious cookie-baking. Others know the name Johnna A. Pro for the many years it appeared as a byline in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette or ...

Brownsville defeats Avonworth for first WPIAL 3A baseball crown  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Brownsville baseball coach Skooter Roebuck marveled at the school and community turnout for his squad's game with Avonworth and joked that empty ...

Local man selected as part of Mendelssohn Choir  Uniontown Herald Standard

As Ernest Nelson drove back to his home in Denbo after his audition for Pittsburgh's prestigious Mendelssohn Choir this past August, he felt uncertain of his fate.

High school spring musical fever spreads | Local  Uniontown Herald Standard

It's almost a season within itself and a sure sign that spring is just around the corner. The high school spring musical season is set to begin and GO! Magazine.

BOYS GAME OF THE WEEK: Carlynton rallies in second half for 70-55  Uniontown Herald Standard

CHARLEROI -- The game was tied at halftime, but the Brownsville boys basketball squad couldn't rally in the second half and dropped a WPIAL Class AAA ...

St. Vincent tennis team vows to uphold coach's legacy  Tribune-Review

Enrico Campi loved tennis so much that he devoted his life to the sport after college – as a coach, a referee and a club manager. “He was really loved by his ...

Small Town Life: Van Voorhis residents recall the past, hope for the future  Uniontown Herald Standard

A cold drizzle is falling over Van Voorhis, but Ron Tumidajski doesn't let that deter him from taking his morning five-mile walk.

Gino Pesi: Belle Vernon native chats with local audience, prepares for NBC premiere  Uniontown Herald Standard

Gino Pesi is the antithesis of what we have come to expect from Hollywood.The 35-year-old actor/director/producer is humble, thoughtful and very private.

MVC grad Hogan had record-setting career at Pitt  Uniontown Herald Standard

John Hogan doesn't like to brag about himself or seek out honors, so his stats and accomplishments as a quarterback for Mon Valley Catholic High School ...

Bentworth homecoming court  Observer-Reporter

Bentworth High School celebrated homecoming during Friday's football game against Charleroi High School. Members of the homecoming court were, front row, ...

Calm, confident Hartmann made the tough calls  Observer-Reporter

It is not often that a referee or umpire hears nice things said about him. By most accounts, Erman Hartmann was an excellent high school football official and that ...

Former Greyhound Crusan earned 2 Super Bowl rings | Mon Valley  Uniontown Herald Standard

Monessen graduate Doug Crusan was a first-round draft pick by Miami in 1968 and went on to play in three straight Super Bowls for the Dolphins, winning two of ...

Students paint buses, themselves in preparation for demo derby  Observer-Reporter

Washington County Fairgrounds will find itself covered in “Star Wars”-themed school bus scraps tonight, thanks to the annual School Bus Demolition Derby.

Daily News Fabulous 15: Senior standouts highlight boys all-star team  Tribune-Review

Players from WPIAL playoff qualifiers made up much of the annual Daily News Fabulous 15 boys basketball team for 2015. Class AAAA McKeesport and Class ...

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