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Pirates Sweep Cincinnati, Will Host Reds In Wild Card Game Tuesday Night

A three-game sweep of the Reds in Cincinnati over the weekend gives the Pittsburgh Pirates (94-68) the home field for their one-game National League wild card playoff with the Reds (90-72). The Pirates will enter the 8:00 PM Tuesday game at PNC Park with three straight victories, and seven wins in their last 10 games. …

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Johnson Wins For Record 8th Time At Dover

Jimmie Johnson held off teammate and race polesitter Dale Earnhardt, Jr. on Sunday to win at Dover International Speedway in Delaware for a record eighth time, taking the AAA 400, the third leg in the 1o0-race NASCAR Chase for the Cup. Johnson had been tied with seven wins at Dover with Bobby Allison and Richard…

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Weekend Search For Missing Boater Ends Without Results

Officials say a 29 year-old man from the Sandy Lake-Stoneboro area remains missing after a two-day search was called off on Sunday. The man’s identity was not released.  He apparently had been one of three people in a boat that capsized on Sandy Lake shortly before daybreak on Friday.  The other occupants of the boat,…

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Six Church Burglaries Reported In The Same Weekend

Representatives of four different churches reported over the weekend that their sanctuaries were burglarized Saturday night.  Two other churches say their facilities have also been robbed in recent days. Churches in Titusville, Townville, West Mead Township and Pleasantville were robbed on Saturday night or early Sunday morning.  Among the items taken were three cash boxes, two safes —…

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Lawmaker Wants To Strengthen State Dog Law

A state Senator last week introduced legislation to strengthen Pennsylvania’s Dog Law and help prevent animal cruelty. Senator Richard Alloway says his bill will target kennel owners who lose their licenses due to violations of the Dog Law.  It would prevent violators from continuing to operate a kennel through a license issued to an immediate…

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Pitt Posts Win Over Virginia Despite Lack Of Rushing, Injury To QB Tom Savage

Tom Savage  threw a touchdown pass to Devin Street, and Erie McDowell’s James Conner scored on a TD run, and the Pitt Panthers (3-1; 2-1 ACC) defeated Virginia 14-3 in an Atlantic Coast Conference game played Saturday afternoon at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh. Savage threw for 191 yards and two interceptions before he left the…

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Oilers Make Statement With Win Over Warren; Knights Are Routed By Karns City

Just days after giving back a Region 5 victory over Bradford with a forfeit due to the use of an academically-ineligible player, the Oil City Oilers posted an important victory over another important region contender, dropping Warren on Friday night in a 41-28 win on Homecoming weekend at the Oil Field. Utilizing both sophomore Jackson…

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High School Football Results And Schedule – Week 5

High School Football Results – Week 5 Thursday, September 26: Clarion 62, Rimersburg Union 0 Brashear 41, Strong Vincent 38   Friday, September 27: Oil City 41, Warren 28 Karns City 62, Franklin 7 DuBois 59, Bradford 0 Hickory 70, Titusville 13 Greenville 34, Grove City 13 Sharon 32, Reynolds 7 Wilmington 49, Saegertown 0…

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Pirates Start Key Reds Series With 4-1 Win

A.J. Burnett and Jason Grilli combined on a six-hitter, and Marlon Byrd and Pedro Alvarez used their bats to propel the offensive as the Pittsburgh Pirates (92-68) defeated the Reds 4-1 on Friday night in the first game of a season-ending, three-game series in Cincinnati. The two teams will meet each other again on Tuesday in…

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Autumn Leaf Festival Wraps Up With CUP Homecoming Weekend, Parade, Jr. Olympics

The climactic weekend of Clarion’s annual Autumn Leaf Festival features Clarion University’s Homecoming events, the festival parade and Junior Olympics events, among many other things. CUP’s Alumni Association’s parade reception will be held from 10:00 AM until noon Saturday (Sept. 28) in the Hart Chapel parking lot.  The Tournament of Leaves parade steps off at noon. Clarion’s…

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