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Malkin Records 4-Point Game In Penguins’ 5-1 Win At Florida

Evgeni Malkin scored a goal and added three assists Saturday night in the Pittsburgh Penguins’ 5-1 victory over the Florida Panthers in Sunrise, Florida. The four-point night left Malkin with 35 points this season, one behind teammate Sidney Crosby, who leads the NHL in scoring with 36 points.  Crosby was held scoreless on Saturday. On…

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Penn State Closes 7-5 With 31-24 Upset At Wisconsin

The Penn State Nittany Lions finished a second-straight winning season under coach Bill O’Brien with a 31-24 upset at Wisconsin on Saturday. Going into the game as a 24-point underdog, the Penn State squad, which is still ineligible for a bowl game due to NCAA sanctions, finished at 7-5 following their 8-4 mark in O’Brien’s…

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Pitt Wins City Game, Improves To 7-0

Cameron Wright scored 20 points Saturday afternoon, leading the Pitt Panthers (7-0) to an 84-67 win over Duquesne in the annual City Game played at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh. Lamar Patterson added 18 points, while Talib Zanna (13 pts.) and reserve forward Durand Johnson (11) both reached double figures, as well. Ovie Soko led…

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Ole Miss Beats Penn State 79-76 In Barclays Center Classic Final

Jarvis Summers and backup guard Marshall Henderson both scored 19 points on Saturday and led Mississippi to a 79-76 victory over Penn State (7-2) in the championship game of the Barclays Center Classic in Brooklyn. The game was played one week after Pitt won the title game of the Progressive Legends Classic at the same Brooklyn…

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Chaplain Assaulted At State Prison In Marienville

State Police in Forest County are investigating the reported assault on a chaplain at the State Correctional Institute in Marienville. The incident reportedly occurred on November 15, and the unidentified chaplain reportedly received numerous head and facial injuries.  Investigators say he was struck several times in the head “with a closed fist.” A prison inmate, described…

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Fleury Follows Removal From Wednesday Game With Friday Shutout, Pens Win 3-0

Marc-Andre Fleury, who had been pulled from a Wednesday night home game in which the Pittsburgh Penguins trailed 4-1 but won in a 6-5 shootout, responded by posting his 26th career shutout on Friday afternoon as the Penguins (17-9-1) blanked the Lightning 3-0 in Tampa. Fleury stopped 21 shots, and improved to 14-7-1. Chris Kunitz…

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Pitt Closes At 6-6 With 41-31 Loss To Miami, Awaits Bowl Bid

The Pitt Panthers, 24-point underdogs by some oddsmakers, dropped a 10-point decision, 41-31, to Miami in the teams’ regular season finale on Friday. With a 6-6 finish to the season, the Panthers will now be awaiting a postseason bowl bid, possibly to the Independence Bowl or the Sun Bowl. Miami’s Stacy Coley caught two touchdown passes,…

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Cranberry Man Charged With 2012 Crash Into A Kaneville House

A Cranberry man was charged this week in connection with a motor vehicle accident in May, 2012 in which he is accused of crashing into a house near Kaneville. A 49 year-old Franklin woman who was sitting on a couch inside the residence was injured in the incident. 45 year-old Trevor Wright was charged Tuesday…

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Steelers’ Playoff Hopes Stung By 22-20 Thanksgiving Night Loss In Baltimore

The Pittsburgh Steelers picked up the late-game touchdown they needed in a comeback attempt against the Ravens in Baltimore on Thanksgiving night, but they failed in their attempt at a game-tying two-point conversion, and in the outcome dropped a 22-20 decision and fell one game back in the multi-team race for the AFC’s final Wild Card…

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Two Homes Destroyed By Midweek Fires

Two homes in Venango County were destroyed by fires during the snowstorms that hit the area just before the Thanksgiving holiday. No injuries were reported in either incident. Firefighters from six companies were called early Tuesday afternoon to a blaze on Kraft Hill Road near Utica which left a family of six homeless.  The fire was discovered by…

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