CORAOPOLIS — Jackson LaRocka passed for two touchdowns and ran for another, and Burgettstown's defense held Cornell scoreless for the first three quarters Friday night as the Blue Devils defeated the Raiders 29-14 in a Class A Big Seven Conference game.
A second reading of the weight-class reduction proposal was unanimously approved by the PIAA, and it will need to pass a third reading in July to become the standard in Pennsylvania next wrestling season.
The previous “When Sports Were Played” was about a five-overtime college basketball game. Today, in keeping with the theme of long contests, we revisit a well-played 15-inning softball playoff game betrween Chartiers-Houston and Burgettstown from May 24, 2004:
The WPIAL approved a new scheduling format and it’s designed to prevent teams from pitching their ace against the same section opponent twice in a season
In today’s “When Sports Were Played” we revisit one of the most talked about regular-season football upsets ever in the area, the mud bowl between Washington and Burgettstown that was played Nov. 4, 1983.
Riley Kemper was the only local wrestler to advance in the PIAA Class AA tournament Thursday morning at the Giant Center in Hershey.
BELLEVUE – Sydney McDonough scored 15 points, including two critical free throws with less than 30 seconds remaining, and Riverview overcame a 10-point deficit in the second half to stun Burgettstown 32-28 Friday in the first round of the WPIAL Class 2A girls basketball playoffs at Northgate…
Burgettstown first makes history and then becomes a part of it at the WPIAL Class AA team wrestling championships Saturday.
Second-seeded Burgettstown didn't disappoint Wednesday night, cruising convincingly past Mt. Pleasant and Freedom and into the WPIAL Class AA team wrestling semifinals for the first time since 2014.
A disqualification with 17 seconds left in the final bout of the night lifted Burgettstown over McGuffey for a second consecutive Class AA Section 1 title.
Burgettstown, led by Avery Havelka, outworks Chartiers-Houston with commanding performance to take over second place in the Class 2A Section 3 standings.
McGuffey not only is tied for first place in its section. The Highlanders lead the entire WPIAL in a statistical category. That and West Greene's tough upcoming schedule and what local basketball teams would be playoff bound if the season ended today.
Freshman Caleb Russell made a three-point field goal from the top of the key as time expired Monday night, giving Burgettstown a thrilling 59-57 upset victory over McGuffey in the championship game of the Avella boys basketball tournament.
The Burgettstown High School wrestling team is aiming for the WPIAL Class AA team championship this season.