ALVERTON — Brayden Mihalcin ran for two touchdowns, Alex Conrad threw for a score, ran for another and had a key interception, and Charleroi scored 28 unanswered points to defeat Southmoreland 28-7 in an Interstate Conference game.
Sometimes, it’s hard to understand school boards. They do things behind closed doors in a process called executive session and sometimes never re-emerge. Who knows how many school board members have entered those doors, never to be seen again.
Zahmere Robinson rushed for three touchdowns, including two in the third quarter, as Washington pulled away in the second half for a 42-14 victory over Charleroi in a Class 2A Interstate Conference game at Wash High Stadium on Friday night.
DORMONT – The Charleroi boys basketball team reached double figures in all four quarters and had three players score in the double-digits, but history wasn’t on their side Saturday afternoon at Keystone Oaks High School.
A free throw by Washington’s Brandon Patterson with 1.7 seconds remaining in the 2nd OT puts Washington on top in Class 3A Section 4.
South Side Beaver’s rushing attack and opportunistic defense led the Rams to a 26-21 upset of Charleroi in the WPIAL Class AA semifinals.
A big second-half performance for Charleroi's Cole Hunter Perry earned him the Observer-Reporter Athlete of the Week.
CHARLEROI – Thanks to its 35-21 win over Riverside in a WPIAL Class AA first-round playoff game Friday night, Charleroi’s 20-year playoff winless drought is over.
After going undefeated in the regular season and winning two playoff games, the Charleroi boys' soccer team came to an end with a 7-1 loss to Deer Lakes in the WPIAL Class AA Consolation Match at Moon High School.
Charleroi, along with several other local teams, are seeking their first playoff victory in a long time.
Seeds, opponents, times and locations were determined for the 12 area high school football teams for the first round of the WPIAL playoffs.
Top-seeded Quaker Valley's scoring depth and stout defense were too much for Charleroi as the fourth-seeded Cougars lost 5-0 in the WPIAL Class AA semifinals.
Four area teams can clinch at least a share or win their conference outright in Week 8 of the high school football season.
After a disappointing end to last year's WPIAL playoffs, Charleroi and Canon-McMillan are hopeful this season will be different.
Peters Township and Waynesburg girls soccer teams receive first-round byes; Bentworth and Belle Vernon are No. 3 seeds for the WPIAL playoffs that begin Saturday.
The top four teams in the Interstate Conference play one another, West Greene hosts top-ranked Clairton and Burgettstown hopes to avoid a regular-season collapse it had one year ago.
CHARLEROI – Geno Pellegrini threw for 301 yards and five touchdowns in the first half and Charleroi scored on its first eight drives in a 56-27 Century Conference win over Southmoreland Friday night.
The Interstate Conference gets even murkier. Being one dimensional can be disastrous against South Fayette. The defense continues to power Burgettstown.