Pittsburgh Steelers 2017 number one Draft choice T.J. Watt has signed a four year contract with the team. Watt was drafted out of Wisconsin where he starred at Linebacker. Watt is the last of the Steelers eight 2017 Draft picks to sign with the team. Watt will wear the number 90 for the team. Tune into A.M. Beaver County with Matt Drzik tomorrow morning from 6:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. for a full report on Watt’s signing.
Tune into 1230/WBVP and 1460 WMBA Thursday morning at 10:45 a.m. and join Bob Barrickman as the Lady Rams of South Side High School play Minersville in the PIAA 2A softball championship at Nittany Lion Softball Park on the Campus of Penn State University. First pitch is scheduled for 11 a.m. . Tune in to find out if the Lady Rams are up to the task. Minersville has won a record nine state softball titles. South Side comes into the game with a 20-3 record and Minersville is 23-2.
The South side Lady Rams lost 2 to 0 in the W.P.I.A.L 2A Softball Final to Frazier. The Lady Rams will now move onto the state play-offs next week. WBVP and WMBA play by Announcer Bob Barrickman and color commentator Bruce Frey called all the action for Beaver County Radio.
The Freedom Bulldogs and California Trojans were locked in a pitchers’ duel through 9 innings (7 + 2 extra in high school baseball), but in the top of the 10th the Trojan bats finally arose to score two runs. Freedom could not answer in the bottom half of the third extra frame, and California wins the WPIAL AA Baseball Championship.
The Bulldogs will now enter the PIAA Playoffs as the #2 seed out of the WPIAL, and they will play the District 6 Championship in Round One.
The ALXN Basketball Association (ABA) held its inaugural tripleheader of games at the some of competed in 3 games in the league formed by Scott Alaksin. Beaver County Radio brought the action live with Bob Barrickman and Tom Hays on the call.
The results are below, including the Frontier Falls Players of The Game (FFPG) as chosen by Tom and Bob.
Coney Island Bombardiers 90
Pip’sburgh Pipers 77
FFPG: Lamont Wright (Pip’sburgh)
San Jose Tropics 74
Phillipsburg Banditos 95
FFPG: Dustin Sliva (Phillipsburg)
Cuban Jazz 65
Johnstown Amigos 58
FFPG: Antonio Reddic (Jazz)
Pictures from today’s games at the Alxn Basketball Association league in New Brighton: