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Saturday’s PIAA First-Round High School Basketball Playoff Results – March 8

PIAA 1st-Round High School Basketball Results  -  Saturday, March 8   Girls “A” Bishop Guilfoyle 49, Venango Catholic 40 Clarion 47, Frazier 40 Claysburg-Kimmel  41, Keystone 33 Kennedy Catholic 53, California 34 Serra Catholic 60, Cochranton 52 Vincentian Academy 53, Port Allegany 36 Quigley 43, Southern Fulton 33 Berlin Brothersvalley 59, Portage 42 Neumann 51,…

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PennDOT: Drowsy Driving Is One Result Of Time Change

PennDOT officials say the change back to Daylight Savings Time marks another season of the year to stress to drivers to stay alert behind the wheel. According to statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, more than 100,000 crashes across the country each year are caused by drivers who fall asleep behind the wheel.  About 1,550 people…

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Pitt Hits Buzzer Shot, Beats Clemson 83-78 In OT

The Pitt Panthers scored five points in the final five seconds of regulation, forced overtime, and beat Clemson 83-78 on Saturday afternoon at Littlejohn Coliseum in Clemson, South Carolina. Freshman Josh Newkirk hit the game-tying bucket at the buzzer at the end of the second half, and following a lengthy series of looks at instant replay…

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Local Wrestlers Succeed At States; Breese Repeats As 285-Pound Champ

Three area wrestlers were still busy Saturday as the PIAA high school wrestling championships wrapped up at the Giant Center in Hershey. In “AA,” Lakeview’s Sam Breese repeated as state 285-pound champion with a 3-2 decision in the finals over Brady Mutton, from Pen Argyl.  Breese closed his senior season undefeated at 36-0. At 170…

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Martin Homers In Pirates’ 10-5 Win Over Tampa Bay

Russell Martin slammed his third home run of the spring, and singled home a run as the Pittsburgh Pirates posted a 10-5 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday afternoon at Charlotte Sports Park in Port Charlotte, Florida. Gaby Sanchez drove in two runs with a double.  Jose Tabata and Starling Marte also contributed…

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Friday’s First-Round PIAA High School Basketball Playoff Results – March 7

PIAA First-Round High School Basketball Playoff Results  -  Friday, March 7   Boys “AAA” Farrell 60, Montour 57 Thomas Jefferson 72, Erie East 66 Chartiers Valley, 68, Strong Vincent 54 Uniontown 87, Punxsutawney 54 Central Valley 67, Mars 56 Lancaster Mennonite 70, Somerset 44 Pottsville 58, Lower Moreland 38 Susquehanna Township 65, Imhotep Charter 47…

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Pens – Best In East – Beat Ducks – Best In West – In 3-2 Shootout Game In Anaheim

Sidney Crosby, Chris Kunitz and Brandon Sutter all scored in a six-round shootout in Anaheim on Friday night, lifting the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 3-2 victory over the Ducks in a battle between the top-seeded team in the NHL’s Eastern Conference and the best in the West. The win, only the second in the last…

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Three Hits, HR And 2 RBI’s For McCutchen, In 6-5 Loss By Bucs To Minnesota; “B” Squad Ties Morning Game On Morel HR

Andrew McCutchen homered, doubled and singled and drove in two runs for the Pittsburgh Pirates in Bradenton, Florida on Friday afternoon, but the Bucs dropped a 6-5 decision to the Minnesota Twins. Travis Snider added two hits and two RBI’s for the Pirates, while Russell Martin and Jordy Mercer also recorded two of the Bucs’…

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February Gas Prices In PA. Were 19 Cents Higher Than National Average; Continued Rise In Price Forecast For Spring

The monthly gasoline prices for February have been tabulated, and AAA says the average price for the month in Pennsylvania was 19 cents per gallon higher than the national average. This state saw an average of $3.64 per gallon.  AAA’s Jenny Robinson told Radio PA News the national average was $3.45. Pennsylvania’s average was 14…

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Truck Driver Seriously Injured In I-80 Tractor-Trailer Rollover Near Clintonville

A Clearfield County truck driver was flown to a Pittsburgh hospital Thursday afternoon after his tractor-trailer rolled onto an Interstate 80 guardrail and slid down the highway for about another ninety feet. 57 year-old Richard Bonanno, from Penfield, was being treated for major injuries. State Police officials say Bonanno was traveling east in Clinton Township…

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