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Carl Edwards Captures Rainy Race In Bristol

The checkered flag in the twice-delayed NASCAR Food Club 500 race at Bristol Motor Speedway in Tennessee on Sunday eventually went to Carl Edwards. After a pair of delays totaling over five hours, Edwards coasted to the victory during a caution flag brought on by a malfunctioning signal light with two laps remaining, and with…

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Senden Wins At Innisbrook

John Senden used a one-under-par 70 on Sunday to finish off a one-stroke victory over Kevin Na at the Valspar Championship at the Copperhead Course at Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club in Palm Harbor, Florida on Sunday. Senden’s stretch run included a 70-foot hole-out of a pitch shot on the 16th hole, followed by a…

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Police In Mercer County Search For Suspect In Failed Gas Station Robbery

State Police officials in Mercer County were searching on Monday for a man who attempted to rob a gas station outside of Grove City at about 1:45 AM. Police say a man entered a gas station on South Center Street in Springfield Township, produced a gun and demanded money.  When the female clerk did not…

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Cochranton-Area Man Faces Charges In Weekend Stabbing Incident

A Cochranton-area man is being charged after he allegedly stabbed another man at a home in eastern Crawford County on Friday night. The incident was reported at a residence on Laush Road in Fairfield Township.  Officials charged 58 year-old Donald Bartholomew on Saturday after a warrant was issued because police say Bartholomew left the scene of…

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Two Arrested In Clarion Robbery And Assault

Two 19 year-old men, both identified as Clarion University students, have been charged with robbing and assaulting a third man in what investigators believe was an attack during a marijuana deal. Clarion Borough Police say they have charged Keith Roberson, from Penllyn in Montgomery County, and Christopher Richardson, from Pittsburgh, in an incident that occurred…

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Emerson Wins PIAA 50 Free Again; FHS 200 Free Relay Team Places Second

Franklin High School swimmer Phil Emerson successfully defended his state title in the 50 freestyle at the PIAA “AA” Swimming and Diving Championships at Bucknell University on Friday, setting a school record and missing a new state mark by five-hundredths of a second with a time of 20.61. Emerson later teamed with D.J. Merchbaker, Connor…

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Friday’s PIAA High School Basketball Results – March 14

PIAA High School Basketball Playoff Results  –  Friday, March 14:   Boys “AAA” Quarterfinals Central Valley 69, Farrell 62 Susquehanna Township 75, Lancaster Mennonite 57 Neumann-Goretti 60, Allentown Central Catholic 50 Philadelphia Electrical 52, Archbishop Carroll 51   Boys “A” Quarterfinals Bishop Carroll 63, Pittsburgh North Catholic 59  (OT) Lincoln Park 99, Vincentian Academy 64…

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Pitt Advances To ACC Semifinals With 80-75 Victory Over North Carolina

Talib Zanna scored 19 points and pulled down a career-high 21 rebounds on Friday afternoon as the Pitt Panthers (25-8) posted an 80-75 victory over North Carolina (23-9) in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic Coast Conference men’s college basketball tournament at Greensboro, North Carolina. James Robinson also recorded 19 points, a career high, Lamar Patterson…

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Steelers Sign Defensive Lineman Cam Thomas

The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed defensive lineman Cam Thomas to a two-year contract. Before the move on Friday, the Steelers only had four defensive lineman under contract, and Cam Heyward is the only one of those four players with any substantial playing time.  The team especially needs backup help on the line after Al Woods and…

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McCutchen Homers In Bucs’ 6-5 Win Over Phillies

Andrew McCutchen slammed his third home run of the spring on Friday afternoon, and the Pittsburgh Pirates pulled out a 6-5 Grapefruit League baseball win over the Philadelphia Phillies at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Florida. McCutchen and Travis Snider both recorded two hits for the Pirates (9-6-2).  McCutchen is now 12-for-22 (.524) this spring. Pittsburgh…

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