Defense, pitching and fundamental offensive baseball were the staples of Fran Celaschi’s Charleroi High School program for many seasons.
Shellie Cotton Smith led Charleroi to consecutive PIAA (1999 and 2000) and WPIAL championship appearances and scored 199 career goals.
CHARLEROI – The Charleroi boys soccer program inched closer to a potential fourth straight section title with a 10-1 win over Waynesburg Tuesday night.
CHARLEROI — Jimmy Sadler rushed for 220 yards on only nine carries and scored four touchdowns, and Chartiers-Houston returned two interceptions for scores, as the Bucs defeated Charleroi 48-13 in a Class 2A Century Conference game Friday.
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.
Washington wins its section opener against Charleroi, but head coach Ron Faust wasn't pleased about how the Prexies played.
FREEDOM — Cole Beck threw a tiebreaking one-yard TD pass to tight end Noah Valles in the third quarter and the Freedom defense held Charleroi to negative yardage in the second half as the Bulldogs won 21-14 in a Class 2A first-round game Friday night.
APOLLO — Riding three consecutive first-quarter touchdowns, including a 45-yard fumble return from Malik Nails, Charleroi held off Apollo-Ridge, 43-33, in a nonconferecne game Friday night.
Each time he goes out for a walk or a jog, Nick Milchovich is reminded of it. The hurt, the pain and the agony of being injured and defeated.
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.