The WPIAL announced Wednesday the winners of the 32nd annual WPIAL/James Collins Scholar-Athlete Award, with 20 candidates (10 male, 10 female) selected from a group of 162 nominees. Of the 20, eight are from Washington and Greene counties.
Waynesburg state champion won 89 of his last 90 bouts plus a victory in the Pittsburgh Wrestling Classic.
HERSHEY – If there is a Sheetz convenience store nearby, then Chris Vargo’s opponent has a problem.
HERSHEY – If you want to figure out whether Chris Vargo is winning or losing his match, his facial expression won’t give you a clue.
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After 19 years as Monessen High School’s baseball coach, Bill Matush is moving on to take the same job at Bentworth.
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Landon Urcho scored 21 points, including his 1,000th career point, and Bentworth held off a second-half comeback by Jefferson-Morgan for a 51-45 victory in non-section boys basketball action Tuesday night.
CALIFORNIA — The California High School football team rolled up 35 first-quarter points and defeated Bentworth 61-7 in a Class A Tri-County South Conference football game Thursday night.
ELLSWORTH — Tyler Richmond filled up the statistics sheet, leading Carmichaels to a 48-14 win over Bentworth in the Class A Tri-County South Conference.
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MAPLETOWN — Landan Stevenson scored six touchdowns and Mapletown remained undefeated with a 49-3 victory over Bentworth in a Class A Tri-County South Conference game Friday night.
ELLSWORTH — Tyler Berish and Tyler Debnar combined for 5 touchdowns to help Beth-Center roll past Bentworth, 56-21, in a Class A Tri-County South Conference game Friday night.
ELLSWORTH — Cole Jones threw three touchdown passes in the first half and the Rockets held off a fourth-quarter charge by Bentworth to edge the Bearcats 28-25 in the Class A Tri-County South Conference on Friday night.
ROGERSVILLE — Colin Brady ran for 290 yards and scored five touchdowns as West Greene defeated Bentworth 49-33 in a Class A Tri-County South Conference game Friday night.
ELLSWORTH — Tyvaughn Kershaw rushed three times for 88 yards and scored three touchdowns to help Monessen stomp on Bentworth 49-9 in a Class A Tri-County South Conference game Friday night.
ELLSWORTH – Defeat is a great motivator, and Thursday night the Charleroi boys soccer team went to Bentworth and avenged a painful loss during the 2021 season with a 3-1 Section 2-A win.
AVELLA — Vitali Daniels scored three touchdowns to power Bentworth past Avella, 21-7 in a non-conference game Friday night.
REPUBLIC — Quarterback Vitali Daniels ran for three touchdowns, passed for two more scores and was credited with a tackle for a safety as Bentworth rolled to a 50-12 win over host Brownsville in a nonconference game Friday night.
The Washington-Greene Co. Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame will hold inductions Sunday at the Hilton Garden Inn, Southpointe. The event is sold out.
HERSHEY – It wasn’t that there weren’t a plethora of medals spread out among the local wrestlers in the PIAA Class 2A Wrestling Championships Saturday.
HERSHEY – Wrestling can be a cruel sport at times.
Bentworth 215-pound sophomore follows Pitzer to Hershey
McMURRAY – You could tell right away this match was going to be different for Chris Vargo.
CANONSBURG – The WPIAL Class 2A Individual Championship got underway last night at Canon-McMillan High School with a pall hanging over some of the coaches, fans and administrators.
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HOUSTON – We are about to see what a more powerful and stronger Chris Vargo can be like during this wrestling season.
Andrew Massucci had a hat trick to lead No. 2 Peters Township over No. 10 Butler 4-2 in the WPIAL Class 4A quarterfinals.
Bentworth’s Julian Hays was robbed by the goal post in the first half Tuesday night when one of his shots clanked off the frame during the scoreless first half of Bentworth’s WPIAL Class A boys soccer playoff match against Beaver County Christian.
ELLSWORTH — Landan Stevenson scored three touchdowns, A.J. Vanata ran for two scores and Mapletown clinched a playoff berth in Class A with a 50-15 victory over host Bentworth in the Tri-County South Conference on Friday night.
AVELLA — KJ Rush ran for a one touchdown, passed for another and threw a pair of two-point conversion passes in Avella's 22-point fourth quarter as the Eagles rallied for a 30-21 victory over visiting Bentworth in a Class A Tri-County South Conference game Friday night.
The Bentworth girls soccer program clinched its 12th consecutive WPIAL playoff berth by defeating Beth-Center 4-0 Thursday in a Class A Section 2 match.
ROGERSVILLE — Colin Brady rushed for 156 yards and scored five touchdowns as West Greene shut down Bentworth 49-12 in Class A Tri-County South action Friday night.
ELLSWORTH — Seth Adams threw for three touchdowns and ran for three more and Bentworth made Anthony Taylor's final successful extra point stand in a wild, 49-48 victory over Jefferson-Morgan, in a Tri-County South Conference game Friday night.
CARMICHAELS — Quarterback Trenton Carter threw for a pair of first-half touchdowns and rushed for another, as Carmichaels defeated Bentworth 42-7 Friday night.
ELLSWORTH — Breydon Woods rushed for 275 yards on 21 carries and scored four touchdowns as Waynesburg defeated host Bentworth 64-20 in a nonconference game Friday night.
For more than a generation, Dion Jansante has served as the head coach of the Bentworth baseball team.
California's girls softball team saved its best game of the season for the WPIAL Class 2A playoffs.
It was only the fourth game of the season but it became the turning point, even if the players on Bentworth High School baseball team didn’t realize it.
Three area wrestlers take medals home from Hershey
INDIANA – No one wanted it to end this way but it did.
“He was there for the birth of the Bentworth High School wrestling program. He was there when no one else was. He was there when no one else cared. He was there to agonize over all the losses, all the frustration, all the pain. For 15 years, Tom Teagarden was there for – as he would say – th…