Cross Country: Beaver Falls' Perretta earns Freedom Invitational title

Written by Brittany Goncar on .

Beaver Falls' Dom Perretta won golden at the Freedom Invitational on Wednesday.

Perretta defeated Sewickley Academy's Griffin Mackey by 14 seconds with a time of 16:56. Burgettstown's Cody Divecchio also represented the West zone by finishing in third place in 17 minutes, 11 seconds.

It was Hopewell who performed well as a team. The Vikings finished in second behind Avonworth, 72-100.

Gregory Nero was the first Hopewell runner to cross the line, finishing in 10th place. Teammate Clark Cicone was close behind him in 13th place.


Football: Beaver Falls football upholds tradition

Written by Justin Criado on .

Justin Criado profiles the Beaver Falls football team.

2014 1002 BeaverFalls Football(Photo: Beaver Falls' Cordell Cummings scored four touchdowns in a victory against Laurel last week. Bill Wade/Post-Gazette)

"To become a perennial power in the WPIAL, a program must establish a formula of success.

Whether it's certain offensive or defensive schemes, coaching continuity or a longstanding tradition to uphold, certain teams seem to always be in the title hunt no matter who is wearing the uniform.

Beaver Falls is one such team.

The Tigers have a storied football history and are consistently one of the favorites as a member of the Class AA Midwestern Conference with the power running game."


Football: West Feature Athlete - Beaver Falls' Cordell Cummings

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Name: Cordell Cummings
High School: Beaver Falls
Grade: 12
Sport: Football
Position: Running back

Background: Cordell Cummings was limited early in the season because of an ankle injury but he was finally healthy last week in a 39-27 win over Laurel. He rushed for 250 yards on only 14 carries, scoring four times. Three of the scores came on long runs – 71 yards and a pair of 57-yarders. He also returned a fumble 19 yards for a fifth touchdown. He practically doubled his season total in that one game – he now has 511 yards on the season despite being completely healthy for just two games.


Alumni Update - Zach Miller (Mercyhurst)

Written by Drew Karpen on .

MEADVILLE, Pa. - The men's golf team had seven players participate as individualists at the GuyMiller Mercyhurst Kuhn Invitational and Sophomore Zach Miller finished in the top 20 finishing tied for 14th.

Miller, a Beaver Falls graduate, shot 11 over par for the tournament (155) and shot a 78 today during round two, one above his round one score of 77.


(photo courtesy of Merychurst University)