Local Sports

Girls and Boys Soccer in the WPIAL PLAYOFFS

Both the Riverside Girls and Boys Soccer Teams qualified for the WPIAL Playoffs. The boys will play first as they play this Saturday, October 21 at 3PM at North Allegheny High School as they take on Freeport High School.  The bus will leave from the high school K- Center parking lot at 1 PM. The girls will open up play on Monday, October 23 at 6PM at Moon high School as they will play South Side High School.  The bus will leave at 4PM from the high school K- Center Parking lot Congrats to both teams on making the playoffs…

Ellwood City Senior/Parent Recognition Night

The Senior/Parent Recognition Night will be taking place on October 20 and the schedule of events is as following: 6:00 – Parents/escorts arrive at Helling Stadium (please report to the end zone by the baseball field) 6:15 – Parents and athletes will be aligned alphabetically beginning with the football team 6:30 – Pre-game show Marching Blue Band 6:40 – Introduction of parents and athletes 7 – Riverside vs. Ellwood City

Riverside Sophomores Advance to Golf PIAA Finals

Riverside Sophomores, Skylar Fox and Justin Hand advanced to the PIAA Individual Golf Finals next week in Hershey. Both will compete in the state finals based on their performance in the western finals.  

Derry Has Success in Run Game, Cruises Past Wolverines

The Wolverines have had issues with keeping players on the field throughout the year due to lingering injuries. The same occurred Friday night as three starters were injured during a conference game match-up against favorited Derry Trojans. Derry came into the evening with only loss to conference foe Elizabeth Forward. The Wolverines came into the game hoping to pick up their third win on the season in preparation of upcoming rival Riverside. Despite the Wolverines limiting the damage done in the passing game, the running game for the Trojans proved too much as 4 TDs were scored via the run…

Riverside Golf Advances in WPIALs

The Riverside Golf Team advanced to the WPIAL Team Finals! The team will play in the WPIAL Team Finals on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 9a.m. at Cedarbrook Golf Course. Great job and good luck Panthers!

BC3’s Bianco Has Skin in Game on Volleyball Court

Butler, PA – Solid black lines on the hardwood floor of the Butler County Community College Field House mark the periphery of the 900-square-foot boundary intended to confine six BC3 volleyball players, 2-inch lines across which Brittney Bianco’s skin shrieks in protest as she dives for the ball and climbs in stature and national rankings. Among players on 102 squads in the National Junior College Athletic Association’s Division III, the 5-foot-6 sophomore is ranked No. 15 with 7.68 assists per set, assists being likely the only statistical category that reflects a setter’s abilities and one that falls short of adequately…

Riverside Golf Team to Compete in WPIALs

The Riverside Golf Team qualified for the WPIAL team playoffs and will be competing tomorrow, Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at Indian Run Golf Course in Avella, PA., at 9:00 a.m. The team will leave at 6a.m. from the high school parking lot. Good luck Riverside! More info to be posted after the competition.

BC3 Golfers Come from Behind to Capture Fifth WPCC Title in Row

Apollo, PA – Anthony Lewis scooped the ball from the cup on No. 18 and with his free right hand extended, walked across the green at The Links at Spring Church to accept congratulations from Butler County Community College golf coach Bill Miller.  “Now,” Lewis told Miller, “I can finally break a smile.”  As could Michael Rozzi.  Lewis and Rozzi, BC3’s No. 3 and No. 4 golfers entering the two-day Western Pennsylvania Collegiate Conference championship, followed their lowest rounds of the season on Saturday with even lower ones on Sunday to finish first and second in the tournament and lead…

PHOTOS: Passing Games Flourish, But Bobcats Spoil Homecoming

Passing has become a focal point for the Wolverines in the past two weeks as Ellwood has had much success in the quick-strike, quick-score type of plays. Friday’s game was no pushover as well in the passing game; however, the Beaver Bobcats had their own “ace” at the quarterback position, Brodie List, who helped the Bobcats spoil the evening 57-14 on Homecoming night. The first quarter set the tone for the Bobcats as Beaver scored only one minute into the game when QB Brodie List threw a strike of 37 yards to Harrison Pontoli, starting plenty of the scoring on…

Lincoln Graduate Gets First Career Sack Against Cornell

Nicholas Ioanilli, Lincoln graduate of 2016 is now attending Colgate and playing for their football team as a middle linebacker. Last week, Colgate squared up against Cornell, leaving the opposing team in the dust with a final score of 21-7. Ionanilli was excited about his first sack. “It felt so good –really amazing! All my hard work that I had put in finally showed through with an awesome play! My Mom and Sister, Shae, were at Cornell and I knew they were screaming and excited. So, being able to do that for my Mom at that game, made it even…