February is Black History month and a note in my mailbag informing me of the passing of Fayette County track pioneer Maurice “Little Red” Moon on Dec. 22, 2020 caught my eye.
Connellsville Area School District
732 Rockridge Road Connellsville, PA 15425
Bullskin Township, City of Connellsville, Connellsville Township, Dawson Borough, Dunbar Borough, Dunbar Township, Saltlick Township, South Connellsville Borough, Springfield Township, Vanderbilt Borough
James Duncan, Jay Fox III, Paul Harshman, Bryan Kisiel, Kevin Lape, Dan Martucci, Dr. Paul Means, Francis Mongell, Gary Wandel
School board meetings â Voting sessions are held at 7 p.m. the second Wednesday of the month in the high school auditorium with work sessions held at 8 p.m. the Monday prior at the same place.
Christopher Stern, Connellsville,
Monessen gave coach Dan Bosnic his 100th career coaching win by defeating host Bentworth, 56-47, in Section 4-AA boys basketball action Thursday night.
LEISENRING -- Connellsville was unable to hold a third period lead when the Falcons played Elizabeth Forward on Feb. 1, eventually losing in a shootout.
Da’Marr Lewis scored 19 points with the last four coming in the final minute to help Uniontown fend off host Yough, 49-45, in a Section 3-AAAA boys basketball battle Tuesday night.
Nate English poured in a game-high 26 points to help lift Albert Gallatin to a 67-66 overtime victory at Hempfield in a non-section boys basketball battle Monday night.
Four Waynesburg Central wrestlers, along with Belle Vernon's Cole Weightman, received top seeds in the WPIAL/Southwest Class AAA Regional Saturday to be held at Canon-McMillan.
The Laurel Highlands boys showed a lot of energy during Monday night's Section 1-AAAAA, while visiting Connellsville was listless and the combination led to the Mustangs' 64-33 victory.
Albert Gallatin put five players in double figures and exploded for 32 points in the fourth quarter on its way to a 77-63 non-section boys basketball victory at McKeesport on Friday night.
Devon Whitlock scored his 1,000th career point in a stellar all-around performance as Belle Vernon rolled past visiting Yough, 78-45, in a Section 3-AAAA boys basketball game Tuesday night.
CONNELLSVILLE -- Laurel Highlands pieced together a few small runs into a big lead for a 70-46 victory at Connellsville Friday night in Section 1-AAAAA action.
Hillary Claycomb rang up a game-high 25 points and Connellsville gradually pulled away from host Laurel Highlands for a 54-30 victory in Section 3-AAAAA girls basketball action Thursday night.
Connellsville and Beth-Center both advanced to the WPIAL team wrestling semifinals Wednesday night, and both the Falcons and Bulldogs fell one match shy of the title match.
Hunter Sexton sparked the offense and Dylan Shea spurred on the defense as Albert Gallatin seized control in the second half in pulling away for a 68-43 win over visiting Connellsville on Tuesday night.
Nine days after struggling to a 56-43 win at Ringgold, Laurel Highlands exploded for 50 points in the first half on its way to a much more comfortable 82-39 victory over the Rams in Section 1-AAAAA boys basketball action Monday night.
Landan Stevenson led a balanced attack with 13 points as Mapletown held off host West Greene for a 58-54 victory in Section 2-A boys basketball action Friday night.