Tuesday, January 22, 2013
The new coach has experience coaching baseball, basketball and golf.
A new coach will lead the Quakers when the baseball season starts this spring. Quaker Valley School District tapped Todd Goble, of Moon Township, to head its varsity baseball program. Goble has served as the head varsity coach for Northgate High School since 2001. “Coach Goble’s experience as a successful head coach made him the ideal candidate to move our program forward,” Mike Mastroianni, director of athletics and student activities, said in a news release. “Our student athletes will benefit greatly from his 17 years of coaching experience from two high schools.” Goble has met with members of the baseball team and will be meeting with booster parents in the near future. Goble is employed as a physical education teacher at Northgate …
Monday, June 25, 2012
The eighth annual walk raises funds for cancer research to help find a cure.
Quaker Valley residents gathered Saturday for the eighth annual Relay For Life to honor those who have passed away from cancer and to celebrate those who have beat the disease. The 22-hour "Carnival for the Cure" event began with an opening ceremony and afterward, teams and individuals began walking the high school track all day. Walkers are scheduled to continue until this morning. Various food, games, entertainment and prizes were available throughout the day. Survivors soon gathered dressed in purple T-shirts and walked to celebrate their lives with support from the crowd and lots of cheering. Local survivor Keith Rothfus of Edgeworth, a candidate for Congress, stopped by the stadium to greet the survivors, who were treated to a …
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
QV varsity girls capture first section title since 1981 with 55-36 victory.
Monday night will go down in Quaker Valley sports history. The girls varsity basketball team beat Our Lady of Sacred Heart 55-36 at home, capturing their first Section 6-AA Championship title since 1981. “I feel amazing,” said junior guard Rachel Smith, between tears. Junior point guard Sierra Perlik, also emotional, agreed with her teammate. “I feel amazing right now. I don’t know how else to explain it. 1981 is a long time,” Sierra said. Missy Walls couldn’t help but smile after the victory. As a member of the 1981 championship team, she knows just what it feels like to play your heart out and come out on top. Walls said she enjoyed watching the girls play. “It’s exciting. It’s awesome,” she said. “What a great time to come back.” Coach…
Thursday, October 13, 2011
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Thursday, October 13, 2011
Ambridge Rotary 5K When/Where: 7:30 a.m. Saturday, 909 Duss Ave., Ambridge. What: Support the Rotary by taking part in its annual 5k race. Click here for more information on the course and to register for the event. Admission: $20 entrance fee Mile of Cans Food Drive When/Where: 10 a.m. Saturday, 522 Carnot Road, Moon. What: Support the West Hills Food Pantry by taking part in this annual can drive. Bring canned goods or volunteer to collect nonperishable food items for the pantry, which serves families in need from the Moon, Coraopolis, Crescent and Neville Island communities. Admission: Free Freddy Haunts When/Where: Opens at 7 p.m. Friday; 192 McCune Road, Aliquippa. What: Visit this haunted Aliquippa trail to ring in the Halloween …