MONESSEN — Ben Jackson rushed for 324 yards and four touchdowns on 22 carries, and West Greene battled back from a 10-point second-half deficit to defeat Monessen 49-24 in a Class A Tri-County South Conference game Friday night.
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.
MONESSEN – Cochise Ryan ran for three touchdowns and threw for another Friday night as he led the California Trojans to a 42-7 win at Monessen.
Fifteen local softball players were named to Pennsylvania High School Softball Coaches Association all-state teams.
There were multiple gold medals won by local boys at the WPIAL Track & Field Championships Thursday at Slippery Rock University.
DORMONT – Defense ruled when Monessen and Nazareth Prep clashed in the PIAA Class A boys basketball quarterfinals on Friday night.
There are only two local basketball teams – the Peters Township girls and Monessen boys – remaining in the PIAA playoffs and you can watch both of them in a doubleheader Friday night.
Monessen striving for continued success in the state tournament after missing out on WPIAL title.
Monessen battled top-seed Vincentian Academy from start to finish, but coach Dan Bosnic's Greyhounds ran out of gas after playing a frenetic pace from the opening tip-off in the Royals' 61-49 victory in the semifinals of the WPIAL Class A boys basketball playoffs on Monday at Peters Twp. High School.
The outcry from public school coaches and administrators has reached a fervor in Pennsylvania in the last decade as non-boundary schools have won what public schools say is a disproportionate number of district and state championships.
Former Monessen coach Joe Salvino earned a victory over his former team when Belle Vernon rallied in the fourth quarter.
GREENSBURG — Marcus Barnes and Emilio Huerta combined to put 10 points on the scoreboard in the third quarter and Jeannette's defense made a late stop to stave off an upset bid by Monessen in an 18-14 victory in the first round of the WPIAL Class A playoffs Friday night.
Seeds, opponents, times and locations were determined for the 12 area high school football teams for the first round of the WPIAL playoffs.
AVELLA — Justin Towler scored on two long touchdown runs as Monessen broke open a close game in the second half and defeated Avella 30-0 to garner a share of the Tri-County South Conference championship.
ROGERSVILLE – Ben Jackson rushed for 124 yards and three touchdowns on 28 carries as West Greene held off Monessen, 24-6, Friday night in a sloppy, hectic game.