Mike Bires Retirement Leaves Massive Hole in Local Sports Scene
This article is brought to you by our friends at Beaver County Auto As a kid growing up in Center Township, I had a fascination with the newspaper. I used to look forward to my parents receiving the Beaver County Times every morning. I even remember when the Times started a Saturday edition. I craved […]
Top 5 High School Basketball Teams in Beaver County History
This is another article we published a little while back. High basketball season kicked off last weekend around the WPIAL and PIAA. Since we published this article, I don’t think much has changed. As a way to kick off the season, I’ve compiled my list of the top five high school basketball teams in Beaver County […]
The ABA: Bringing Basketball Back to New Brighton
For a period of about 10 years, from the mid to late 1990’s to the early 2000’s, a backyard in New Brighton’s Sylvania Hills neighborhood was the mecca of 3-on-3 basketball. ALXN Arena, as it was affectionately known, was home to the Funk-Mob Classy Classic, an annual summer 3-on-3 tournament that spanned a weekend. Scott […]
The Cup Stays Here – Let’s Go Pens!
This article is brought to you by our friends at Beaver County Auto. I used to think the loudest I’d ever hear a stadium was at a Steelers playoff game. Those face painting, towel waving lunatics (myself included), had to be the noisiest fans on earth, right? Heinz Field is the most intimidating place in […]
Local Legends: Sean and Archie Miller Lead Schools to NCAA Tournament
Growing up in Beaver County gives you some pretty unique bragging rights. We come from a place so rich in sports history that it could rival any other in the nation. Whether it’s Joe Namath, Pistol Pete Maravich, Mike Ditka, the Francona’s… you could name drop for hours. However, I don’t know of a single […]
Allie’s March Madness Breakdown
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The fastest, craziest playoff in all of sports is finally upon us. Had a great regular season record? Won your conference championship? March doesn’t care. And the madness is going to have us screaming at TV screens and ripping brackets in half for the next few weeks. Aside […]
10 Reasons Why the Steelers Are Going to the Super Bowl
This article is brought to you by our friends at Rochester Manor+Villa The beating heart of football in America flows through the Three Rivers in Pittsburgh. It bleeds black and gold straight out of Heinz Field to the furthest reaches of the country. Its storied franchise is rich in history with arguably the best and […]
Top 5 High School Basketball Coaches in Beaver County History
With basketball about to start in a few short days, it’s time to revisit this article we published two years ago. Where do we start? There are so many great coaches in Beaver County history with such tradition-rich programs, it was hard to narrow this list down to five, so I included a few honorable […]
The Harsh Reality of Mid-Season Fantasy Football
It’s that time of year again. We’re midway through the fantasy season and you’re most likely looking at a few teams that are nothing like the ones that you drafted.
You picked up a few surprises off of the waiver wire that are now your top performers, and you had to drop a few of those heart-breakers that you thought were going to ball-out… whether it was due to injury or being a straight-up bust.
October: Best Month of the Year for the Sports Fanatics
October is, and always has been, my absolute favorite month of the year. Not just because it’s my birthday, but because all 4 major sports are in season, and it’s just straight up better than any other month. Don’t even try to argue.
Live: From the Pens’ Home Opener
Last Thursday was literally one of the most amazing experiences I’ve ever had. As a Pittsburgh’er, as a sports fan, and as a human. Not only did we get to celebrate a Stanley Cup Victory AND 50 years of Penguins at our Home Opener… we got to do it in front of Ovechkin and the Capitals.
NFL Opening Night: Week 1 Pick’em & FanDuel Strategy Guide
Between my season-long fantasy leagues, my weekly pick’em leagues, and my passionate love for FanDuel, I will be heavily invested in the outcome of each and every game in the League this year…and I can’t wait!
Allie’s Fantasy Football Draft Kit
If you’re anything like me, you’ve been doing whatever you can to fill your fantasy football void for the last 6 months. Don’t get me wrong, I love FanDuel & Draft Kings as much as the next girl, but nothing compares to the OG Fantasy Football leagues.
For those of you who may have been busy this off-season, I put together a pretty simple draft kit. It’s got my top 5 at each position, a few who I’d pass on unless they drop below their draft value, and some who are way better than their rankings.
Local Girls Softball Team Crushes the Ball in New York
I am proud to report that the Valley Rage 10U Traveling Softball Team went up to New York a few weekends ago and took home this first place trophy, largely due to a monster 3-run homer by our girl Hunter Newman.
Mountain Biking: The Newest Team Sport for Kids in Beaver County
I recently learned that some local mountain bike enthusiasts have taken the steps to put together a team to represent Beaver County in the 2016-2017 PA State Mountain Bike League. This league is for kids in grades 6-12, and it is open to both boys and girls. Practices have already started, but there is still plenty of time to register if you would like to participate.