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Rex, Cyphert Lead Cranberry To First PIAA Quarterfinal

Ty Rex doubled in a pair of runs, and Dylan Cyphert struck out ten batters and threw a complete-game three-hitter, and the Cranberry Berries (14-2) advanced for the first time to the PIAA baseball quarterfinals with a 2-1 win over WPIAL champion California (20-1) in the first round of class “A” state tournament play on…

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Smethport Man’s Gasoline Tanker Rolls Over And Catches Fire On Route 27

A McKean County man reportedly suffered only minor injuries on Monday afternoon, despite having been trapped in the cab of his burning gasoline tanker for nearly an hour. Accident investigators tell KQW that 55 year-old Albert Prosser, from Smethport, was transported to Meadville Medical Center after he could finally be extricated from the wreckage of…

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Indiana Man Waives Extradition Hearing In Hoosier State Drug Ring Investigation

An Indiana man waived an extradition hearing in Venango County Court on Monday, and will be transported back to his home state to face charges in an investigation into the dealings of an extensive drug operation. Bradley Niemann, from Huntington, Indiana, was wanted in Fort Wayne as one of 31 suspects in an operation that…

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PIAA 1st-Round Softball Playoff Results – Monday, June 2

PIAA 1st-Round High School Softball Playoff Results  –  Monday, June 2   “A” Iroquois 10, South Side Beaver 7 Claysburg-Kimmel 8, DuBois Central Catholic 2 Neshannock 11, Smethport 1 Burgettstown 6, Southern Huntingdon 4 Bristol 24, GAMP 0 South Williamsport 8, Old Forge 5 Minersville 13, Bloomsburg 3 Halifax 5, Hope for Hyndman 0  …

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Clergy Organization Holds Harrisburg Rally Opposing Same-Sex Marriage

A statewide organization of clergymen held a rally at the state Capitol in Harrisburg on Monday morning to confirm their opposition to same-sex marriage in Pennsylvania. Representatives of the Pennsylvania Pastors Network said they feel it was a mistake for a federal judge to strike down a state law banning gay marriage, and an even…

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PennDOT Announces Venango County Maintenance Schedule For Week Of June 2

PennDOT Venango County maintenance manager has released a schedule of road work posted by the agency for the week of June 2. According to Garrett Westover, shoulder cutting work will be done along sections of Routes 322 and 157 in Pinegrove Township.  Ditch work is scheduled for Route 227.  A pipe replacement project is set…

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McCutchen, Harrison Homer In 5-3 Win, And Pirates Win 4-Game Series In Los Angeles

Andrew McCutchen homered for the first time in six weeks, added a pair of doubles and scored twice, and the Pirates defeated the Dodgers 5-3 in a Sunday night game in Los Angeles, winning the four-game series 3-games-to-1. Josh Harrison also homered, and Pedro Alvarez drove in three runs with a pair of singles.  The…

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Johnson Wins Again At Dover

After eleven winless weeks to start the NASCAR Sprint Cup racing season, six-time series champion Jimmie Johnson has now won back-to-back events.  On Sunday, Johnson took the checkered flag at the “FedEx 400 benefitting Autism Speaks” event at Dover International Speedway in Dover, Delaware. It was the ninth victory for Johnson at the Dover track,…

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Matsuyama Wins First PGA Title; Takes Trophy At Memorial In Dublin, Ohio

22 year-old Japanese star Hideki Matsuyama claimed his first win in the United States on Sunday, winning a playoff with Kevin Na to claim the title at the Memorial, the annual Jack Nicklaus-sponsored event at Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio. A 10-foot par putt on the first extra hole won Matsuyama the tournament…

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Pirates Trade Bryan Morris, Recall Casey Sadler

The Pittsburgh Pirates traded relief pitcher Bryan Morris to the Miami Marlins over the weekend in exchange for a second-round pick in Thursday’s Major League Baseball draft — the 39th overall selection. In 21 appearances this season, Morris – a 2006 first-round draft pick of the Los Angeles Dodgers – had posted a 4-0 record…

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