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Zwinak Leads Penn State To 6th Win, 45-21 Over Purdue

Zach Zwinak had another monster day on Saturday, rushing for 149 yards and three touchdowns and leading Penn State (6-4) to a 45-21 home win over struggling Purdue (1-9). Bill Belton added 81 rushing yards and a score, Christian Hackenberg ran for a TD and threw a touchdown pass to Adam Breneman, and Sam Ficken…

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High School Football Results – 2013 Playoff Week 2

High School Football Playoff Results  -  Weekend 2   D-10 “AAA” Semifinals Cathedral Prep 70, Oil City 26 General McLane 35, Slippery Rock 15   D-10 “AA” Semifinals Hickory 52, Northwestern 14 Girard 16, Greenville 14   D-10 “A” Semifinals Lakeview 52, Mercer 21 Sharpsville 40, West Middlesex 3   D-9 “AA” Championship Karns City…

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Oil City Bows Out At 7-5 With 70-26 Loss To Undefeated Cathedral Prep

The Oil City Oilers’ 2013 football season ended Friday night at Veterans Stadium in Erie with a 70-26 loss to undefeated state champion Cathedral Prep in the District 10 “AAA” semifinals. The Oilers closed at 7-5. Cathedral Prep improved to 11-0, and extended their state-high winning streak to 26 games.  They will be looking to…

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Pens’ 4-1 Win Over Nashville Ends 3-Game Losing Streak

The Pittsburgh Penguins stopped a three-game losing steak on Friday night with a 4-1 home victory over the Nashville Predators (8-9-2). The Penguins (12-7) outshot Nashville 33-18.  Winning goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury (11-5) made 17 saves. Pascal Dupuis, James Neal, Kris Letang and Brandon Sutter scored for Pittsburgh.  Neal’s goal, coming on a power play, was…

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Two Arrested In Clarion Charged With Selling Heroin

Two men arrested in the Clarion area on Thursday have been charged in connection with the sales of heroin in Clarion County. 24 year-old Duane Moore, from Pittsburgh, and 20 year-old Charles Townsend, from Penn Hills, were arrested at a motel near the Clarion Mall following what police say was an undercover buy of heroin…

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Second Cochranton-Area Murder Defendant Pleads Guilty, Gets Life Sentence

The second of two women charged in the murder of an Ohio woman in the Cochranton area last year entered a guilty plea to a first-degree murder charge in Crawford County Court on Thursday. 21 year-old Ashley Barber was then sentenced to life in prison without parole. Barber and 20 year-old Jade Olmstead were charged…

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Judge Upholds Abbott Murder Sentence; Defense Attorney To Appeal To Supreme Court

A Pennsylvania appeals court judge Thursday upheld the sentence of a New Jersey man accused of killing his father and his stepmother who lived near Slippery Rock in northern Butler County. The attorney representing Colin Abbott immediately followed the ruling by Superior Court Judge Judith Olson by stating that he would appeal to the state Supreme Court.…

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Oil City Man Pleads Guilty To 10 Counts In Child Pornography Investigation

An Oil City man entered guilty pleas Thursday to ten charges in a Venango County case in which he was charged with downloading child pornography. 22 year-old Jordon Astrove will not be sentenced until February. Astrove was charged in June by the state Attorney General’s office.  He has since been lodged in the Venango County Jail…

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Sharpsville Man Injured In Rockland Township Rollover

State Police say a Mercer County man was injured when he swerved to avoid two deer and his truck rolled over onto its roof. The incident happened shortly before 4:30 PM Thursday afternoon on Kennerdell Road (Route 2013) in Rockland Township.  Troopers tell KQW that 22 year-old Brian McClearn, from Sharpsville, was taken to UPMC…

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Pirates’ McCutchen Wins National League MVP Award

Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen collected 28 of 30 first-place votes to win National League Most Valuable player honors. McCutchen hit .317 in 2013 with 21 home runs and 84 RBI’s.  He stole 27 bases and compiled a .404 on-base percentage. Bonds is the seventh Pirates player to win the MVP award.  Barry Bonds…

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