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Mars Area School District
MARS — In the wake of two threatening incidents at Mars Area High School, the board reflected on its security and safety Tuesday. “Just so everyone knows, we continue to ...
February 08, 2023 Local News
Mars varsity boys basketball coach Rob Carmody was a sentence or two into a postgame locker-room speech to his players Friday, Feb. 3, night when he received word there m...
February 07, 2023 Local News
Planets held scoreless over final 8 minutes in section loss
Planets held scoreless over final 8 minutes in section loss
February 07, 2023 High School
After a gun scare Friday, Feb, 3, night during a varsity boys basketball game at Mars High School, the district’s superintendent pledged to review school security and mak...
February 06, 2023 Local News
ADAMS TWP — With Mars’ big men alternating in and out because of foul trouble, South Fayette’s Elijah Hill took advantage, pulling down an offensive board and sticking it...
February 04, 2023 High School
An 18-year-old male was charged Wednesday, Feb. 1, for bringing a knife into Mars Area High School, according to Adams Township police. Joseph Cotte-Rocco, of Mars, was c...
February 01, 2023 Crime & Courts
ADAMS TWP — Mars was looking to take another step toward an outright section title Monday night, but Armstrong had other ideas. The Planets struggled offensively, lost th...
January 31, 2023 High School
Sfanos’ clutch basket the difference in tight matchup
Sfanos’ clutch basket the difference in tight matchup
January 28, 2023 High School
Saturday Girls Basketball Moniteau at Sewickley Academy, 3 p.m. Wrestling Seneca Valley at Frank Ferguson Brooke Classic (W.Va.) Knoch, Mars at Sharon Tour...
January 28, 2023 Sports Events
Planet boys sparked by outside shooting
Planet boys sparked by outside shooting
January 25, 2023 High School
Details surrounding the November pedestrian-vehicle crash on Route 228 near Mars Area Middle School were revealed in a report by Adams Township police obtained Tuesday by...
January 24, 2023 News
ADAMS TWP — The ability to walk precedes the aptitude to run. Mars junior forwards Remi Black and Ryan Ceh pay attention to the basics and, with that, the Planets’ toweri...
January 21, 2023 High School
Passion for game drives Mars soccer coach Knauff
Passion for game drives Mars soccer coach Knauff
January 20, 2023 High School
Saturday Boys Basketball Union at Coudersport, 2:30 p.m. Girls Basketball Rocky Grove at Union, 11:30 a.m. Wrestling Butler at Virginia Duals Mars at ...
January 14, 2023 Sports Events
This weekend marks close to the halfway point of the high school basketball season. If the first half is any indication, we’re in for quite a stretch run around here. Her...
January 14, 2023 High School
Mars’ Harris joining Edinboro softball ADAMS TWP — Mars senior Alyssa Harris is continuing her academic and softball career at Edinboro University. She plans to majo...
January 14, 2023 Sports Brief
Lady Planets hold on for 35-34 victory in defensive scrap with Shaler
Lady Planets hold on for 35-34 victory in defensive scrap with Shaler
January 10, 2023 High School
Saturday Boys Basketball Hopewell at North Catholic, 3 p.m. Union at Moniteau, 1:30 p.m. Franklin vs. Slippery Rock, 8 p.m., Morrow Field House Girls Basket...
January 07, 2023 Sports Events
Three students of Mars Area School District placed in the North Catholic Speech & Debate Invitational in December 2022. Senior Cole Winstead earned second place and senio...
January 07, 2023 News
BUTLER TWP — Keaton Matteson does not have the swimming experience many of his teammates possess, but the junior seems to have solidified his role in the water at Butler ...
January 05, 2023 High School
Just more than one month after a 13-year-old girl was hit by a vehicle on Route 228, she has been moved out of intensive care but continues what will be a long, hard reco...
January 02, 2023 Local News
The season Mars' boys lacrosse team had worked and strived for seemed on the verge of coming up two wins short. In a Class 2A state semifinal against Penncrest June 7 in ...
December 31, 2022 High School
8 county volleyball players named All-State
8 county volleyball players named All-State
December 24, 2022 High School
The Karns City hopped out to a 16-point lead by the conclusion of the first frame and were led by Brooklynn Taylor, who totaled 20 points, as they beat Clarion-Limestone,...
December 17, 2022 High School
Mars cheerleaders take 2nd in event CORAOPOLIS — The Mars Area High School competitive cheerleading team took second place overall at the “Battle in the ‘Burgh!” com...
December 17, 2022 High School
Mars Area School Board members approved the hiring of nine curriculum leaders while explaining to parents the positions are required. Two parents at Tuesday’s meeting ask...
December 08, 2022 Education
Student safety was discussed Tuesday at the Mars Area school board meeting following an incident last week where an eighth grade student was struck by a vehicle on Route ...
December 07, 2022 Education
A 13-year-old girl hit by a vehicle Tuesday evening on Route 228 near Mars Area Middle School is being treated at UPMC Children’s Hospital in Pittsburgh with serious inju...
November 30, 2022 Local News
Mars Area High School kicks off its 38th Annual Mars Area Fall Craft Show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19, at Mars Area High School and Mars Area Middle Schoo...
November 18, 2022 News
Mars Area High School kicks off its 38th Annual Mars Area Fall Craft Show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19, at Mars Area High School and Mars Area Middle Schoo...
November 18, 2022 Community
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