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Harvick Wins From Pole At Kansas Speedway

Starting from the pole position for the first time in seven years, Kevin Harvick shook off a track-record fifteen caution flags and won Sunday’s Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas. Pulling away during a restart with 19 laps to go, Harvick outlasted Kurt Busch and Jeff Gordon to earn his third…

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U.S. Wins Presidents Cup Golf Competition At Muirfield Village

Tiger Woods shook off a sore back to post a 1-up victory over Richard Sterne on Sunday, assuring the United States a win at the Presidents Cup golf competition at Muirfield Village in Dublin, Ohio. Woods went 4-1 during the competition, and won the Cup-clinching match for the third straight time.  The U.S. has now won…

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Penguins Best Buffalo For 2nd Straight Win

The Pittsburgh Penguins came within four minutes and 54 seconds of their second straight shutout on Saturday night, and finished with 1 4-1 home win over the Buffalo Sabres (0-3). Chris Kunitz recorded a goal on a penalty shot for the Penguins (2-0), and Sidney Crosby, Craig Adams and Chuck Kobasew all scored for the…

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Oil City’s Ben Koyack Records First Collegiate TD In Notre Dame Win

Oil City High School graduate Ben Koyack recorded his first collegiate touchdown reception on Saturday night in Notre Dame’s 37-34 victory over Arizona State in a game played at Dallas Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Koyack hauled in a 19-yard pass  from Tommy Rees for the first score of the game for the Fighting Irish. …

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Indiana Beats Penn State For First Time, 44-24

Christian Hackenberg threw for 340 yards and three touchdowns in Bloomington, Indiana on Saturday, and Allen Robinson caught 12 passes for 173 yards and two scores, but the Indiana defense held Penn State’s rushing attack to just 70 yards, and the Hoosiers defeated the Nittany Lions for the first time, 44-24. Indiana’s Nate Sudfeld threw…

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McFall Produces 6 TD’s In Oilers Win; Mooney Sets FG Record In FHS Shutout Win

Sophomore quarterback Jackson McFall helped the Oil City Oilers wow a statewide television audience Friday night by producing six touchdowns in Oil City’s 42-13 pounding of the Meadville Bulldogs in a game played at Meadville’s Bender Field and before a TV audience on the PCN Network. McFall threw for 300 yards and four TD’s and…

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High School Football Results – 2013 Week 6

High School Football Results – Week 6   Thursday, October 3: Maplewood 35, Mercyhurst Prep 14   Friday, October 4: Oil City 42, Meadville 13 Franklin 44, Bradford 0 Slippery Rock 55, Warren 7 Morgantown (WV) 52, DuBois 21 Karns City 55, Keystone 14 Lakeview 39, Farrell 10 Conneaut 21, Mercer 14 Sharpsville 20, West Middlesex 12 Greenville…

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Pirates Even NLDS At 1-1 With 7-1 Win In St. Louis

Pedro Alvarez and Starling Marte both homered, and rookie Gerrit Cole pitched six innings of two-hit baseball on Friday afternoon, and the Pittsburgh Pirates evened up their best-of-five National League Division Series with the Cardinals at one game apiece with a 7-1 victory at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. Cole allowed just one run, struck…

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Applefest’s Saturday, Sunday Activities

Thousands of visitors have once again poured into Franklin for the annual Applefest extravaganza, and despite any bad weather, activities will run through late Sunday (Oct. 6). Saturday’s activities will begin with a fly-in and breakfast at Venango Regional Airport, and the Franklin Retail Association’s merchants’ auction from 8:30 AM until 10:30 AM at the…

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State Parks Remain Open During Federal Shutdown; Some Hunters Might Be Affected

State officials are quick to remind us that, despite the shutdown of the federal government due to the lack of a new budget agreement, Pennsylvania state parks and forests remain open. That includes 120 state parks and twenty state forest districts.  The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources adds there is no entry fee. In…

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