One decision high school coaches have to make when it comes to their starting quarterback is figuring out if risking an injury to the player who runs your offense is worth it to improve your defense.
Carmichaels Area School District
225 North Vine St. Carmichaels, PA 15320
Carmichaels Borough and Cumberland Township
Ronald Ferek, Kenneth Ganocy, Dr. Richard Krause, Lewis May, Edmond McIntire, Thomas Ricco, Pete Shlosky, Jason Voithofer, Cheryl Voytek
School board meetings Voting sessions are held at 7 p.m. the third Thursday of the month in the high school library.
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Taggart Shea led the way for Carmichaels Thursday afternoon as the Mikes defeated visiting Charleroi, 207-245, at Carmichaels Golf Club in Section 8-AA play.
Uniontown sophomore Adena Rugola shot 6-over 76 Friday at Chippewa Golf Course to finish alone in fourth place in the annual TriCADA golf tournament.
High school football players took to the field on Monday, Aug. 5 to prepare for the upcoming season with heat acclimation week, a policy that the PIAA instituted in 2013.
Softball success has been commonplace for the Herald-Standard coverage area in recent years and 2019 continued that trend as local teams accumulated a bushel full of trophies with one PIAA champion, a state runner-up, two WPIAL champions and three district runner-ups to go along with three section winners.
California returned to the top of the mountain in the WPIAL with a 9-6 victory over Union in the Class A finals for the Trojans’ sixth district championship to highlight the Herald-Standard’s All-Area Baseball Team.
Nick Bricker had two hits and two RBIs and was the winning pitcher as Smithfield-Fairchance rolled past host Carmichaels, 10-1, in Fayette American Legion baseball action on Friday.
Bentworth's Justin Kisner was the winner of the grand prize, a brand new Mitsubishi Mirage, at the Jim Shorkey Mitsubishi Elite Scholar Athlete Banquet presented by the Herald-Standard at Hugo's Restaurant on Wednesday night.
Carmichaels coach Dickie Krause felt his team needed a stellar performance to stay with Neshannock but his Mikes fell far short of that in suffering an 11-1 loss to the Lancers in a WPIAL Class AA quarterfinal playoff game at Burkett Park on Monday.
Carmichaels committed six errors Monday afternoon, leading to a 12-4 loss in the WPIAL Class AA softball quarterfinals to third-seeded Laurel at Montour High School.
The wait is over for the California baseball team, as well as the Mount Pleasant and West Greene softball squads, when the WPIAL playoffs resume Monday with the quarterfinal round.
Gavin Pratt pitched a complete-game gem and Carmichaels was able to eke out a run in the fifth for a 1-0 victory over Jeannette on Thursday at Seton Hill University in the first round of the WPIAL Class AA playoffs.
Carmichaels showed that the seed is irrelevant Wednesday afternoon as the Lady Mikes pounded out 17 hits en route to a 12-4 win over Seton-La Salle (11-6) at Pleasant Valley Elementary School Field on the campus of the Peters Township School District.
Laurel Highlands isn’t one of the top four seeds in the WPIAL baseball pairings but that doesn’t mean Mustangs coach Scott DeBerry doesn’t have confidence his squad can make a run in the Class AAAAA playoffs.
Carmichaels has been one of the top softball programs in Class A for decades but the Lady Mikes found themselves up a level when the new classifications were released last year.
California is eyeing its sixth WPIAL baseball championship, and although No. 1 seeds don’t always translate to titles, Trojans coach Lou Pasquale was glad to see his team earn the top spot in Class A when the pairings for the WPIAL playoffs were released on Friday afternoon.
West Greene and Mount Pleasant were named top seeds as expected, but there were a few surprises among the 14 area playoff teams when the WPIAL softball pairings were released on Thursday.