A loss in the section opener against Immaculate Conception High School April 1, 1986 was certainly no joke for the Fort Cherry High School baseball team.
The Bucs got a much-needed 9-5 win over Fort Cherry Monday afternoon to take over sole possession of second place in Class 2A Section 4.
PERRYOPOLIS – It didn’t take long for Eugene Briggs to get Fort Cherry’s boys basketball program headed in the right direction.
Marty Schottenheimer, a McDonald native who coached three teams to AFC Championship games and played on the first state championship-winning basketball team from Washington County, died Monday following a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s disease. He was 77.
McDONALD -- Maddox Truschel scored on a 10-yard quarterback draw with 47 seconds remaining as Fort Cherry stunned previously undefeated Rochester 21-19 at Jim Garry Stadium Friday in a Class A Big 7 game.
BELLEVUE — Maddox Truschel passed for two first-quarter touchdowns and ran for another before halftime, and Chase Belsterling rambled for a pair of scores as Fort Cherry ended a 21-game losing streak by thumping Northgate 38-8 Friday night in a Class A Big Seven Conference game.
Clarence Edwards realizes that on two nights this winter the conversation around his dinner table could be very interesting. Edwards hopes he’s not the one who will eating crow.
Today’s “When Sports Were Played” takes us back to Oct. 8, 1999, when Fort Cherry’s Mike Vernillo set the WPIAL’s all-time rushing record during a Rangers victory over Cornell.
Today’s “When Sports Were Played” goes back to May 29, 1986, when Fort Cherry’s baseball team, which had pulled out a close win in the semifinals, won the WPIAL Class AA championship in rather easy fashion over Ford City.
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
Not having offseason workouts as a team is a struggle for all high school football coaches. For first-year coaches, it's an added challenge to what should be a busy offseason.
In today’s “When Sports Were Played,” we go back to March 25, 1961, when Fort Cherry became the first school from Washington County to win a PIAA basketball championship. The game was played at the University of Pittsburgh.
Riley Kemper was the only local wrestler to advance in the PIAA Class AA tournament Thursday morning at the Giant Center in Hershey.
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.
In the driver's seat most of the night, Fort Cherry cruises to a straight-set victory over Vincentian Academy to advance to the WPIAL Class A girls volleyball semifinals.
CALIFORNIA – As they raised the trophy over their heads, one word seemed appropriate for the members of the South Fayette High School girls cross country team.