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Pirates’ 5-3 Home Win Grabs NLDS Lead Over St. Louis

Eighth-inning RBI singles by Pedro Alvarez and Russell Martin lifted the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 5-3 Sunday afternoon home win over the St. Louis Cardinals, and to a 2-games-to-1 lead in their best-of-5 National League Division Series. The victory, before a PNC Park record crowd of 40, 489, means the Pirates need just one win…

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Voter Registration Deadline Looms Monday

County election officials remind us that Monday (Oct. 7) is the final day to register to vote, or to make changes to voter registrations for the November 5 general elections. Forms must be submitted to your county courthouse, or postmarked by Monday for new or revised registrations to be processed for November 5. Pennsylvania’s Department…

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Two Sentenced In Oil City Drug Arrests

A man with New York ties, who was arrested at an Oil City apartment late last winter, was sentenced last week in Venango County Court to 27 months to eight years in state prison on his convictions last month on charges involving the sales and possession of cocaine and the possession of drug paraphernalia. Police had…

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Oil City Man Sentenced To County Jail For Endangering Welfare Of A Child

An Oil City man whom police had accused of physically harming a two year-old girl was sentenced last week to one-to-two years in the Venango County Jail and four years probation. 28 year-old Royez Ludy was sentenced following his guilty plea to a charge of endangering the welfare of a child.  In a plea bargain,…

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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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