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Henley Wins Honda Classic In A Playoff With McIlroy

On a day in which it seemed that no one atop the leaderboard wanted to win, Russell Henley birdied the first playoff hole and captured the Honda Classic at the PGA National Resort and Spa’s Champion Course in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. In the process, Henley outlasted third-round leader Rory McIlroy, who both bogeyed and…

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Pirates Tally 1-1-1 Record During Weekend Preseason Baseball

Josh Harrison homered and Chris Dickerson drove in two runs Sunday as the Pittsburgh Pirates completed a 1-1-1 weekend in preseason baseball with a 4-1 win over the Philadelphia Phillies in Clearwater, Florida. The Bucs faced a pair of former Pittsburgh pitchers – A.J. Burnett and Brad Lincoln.  Pittsburgh manager Clint Hurdle started Stolmy Pimentel,…

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Blackhawks Dominate Penguins In Chicago Snowstorm

James Neal was credited with the only goal scored by the Pittsburgh Penguins — it was actually scored inadvertently by an opponent – and the Pittsburgh Penguins found themselves on the losing end of a 5-1 decision in another of the NHL’s Stadium Series outdoors games played at Soldier Field in Chicago on Saturday night.…

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Pitt Wins 85-81 In OT At Notre Dame

Lamar Patterson scored 20 points, and Talib Zanna added 17 points and grabbed 14 rebounds, including a career-high ten offensive rebounds, and the Pitt Panthers posted an 85-81 overtime victory on Saturday afternoon in an Atlantic Coast Conference game played at Notre Dame. Cameron Wright contributed 15 points for Pitt (22-7 overall), who improved to…

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Saturday’s High School Basketball Playoffs Results – March1

High School Basketball Playoff Results  -  Saturday, March 1   PIAA “AAAA” Boys Subregional McDowell 64, DuBois 48   District 10 “AAA” Girls Championship  -  Hickory 39, Villa Maria 24 “AAA” Girls 3rd-Place Game  -  Mercyhurst Prep  51, Slippery Rock 23 “AA” Girls Championship  -  General McLane 38, Mercer 31 “AA” Girls 3rd-Place Game  - …

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Public Hearing Set On Clarion County Courthouse Annex Project

A public meeting is scheduled for Thursday, March 13 on the proposed $8 million courthouse renovation and annex construction project in Clarion County. Under the plan, the county’s Office of Emergency Services and the 9-1-1 headquarters would be moved into the new annex from the dilapidated former county jail building.  Other offices located in three…

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Senator Hutchinson, Wife Safe After Minor Traffic Accident

State Senator Scott Hutchinson and his wife, Mary Beth, are reported to be fine following a minor traffic accident late Friday afternoon. State Police officials say the accident occurred on Pittsburgh Road just south of Franklin when a teenage driver traveling in the right southbound lane of traffic swerved into the Hutchinson’s vehicle in the…

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Friday’s High School Basketball Playoff Results – February 28

High School Basketball Playoff Results  -  Friday, February 28 -   District 10 Boys “AAA” Championship  -  Farrell 83, Erie East 78 3rd-Place Game  -  Strong Vincent 60, Oil City 59   District 10 Boys “AA” Championship  -  West Middlesex 55, Fairview 54 3rd-Place Game  -  Mercyhurst Prep 64, Reynolds 44   District 10 Boys…

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Winter Storm Watch Posted For The Oil Region

The National Weather Service has posted a Winter Storm Watch, effective from 3:00 PM Sunday until 6:00 PM Monday, due to what NWS officials believe will be a “prolonged snowy period.” Although some snow is expected during the day Saturday, the NWS expects most of the accumulation to occur between Saturday night and early Monday…

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Penguins Resume Play With 6-5 Shootout Loss To Montreal

Following their 20-day break for the Winter Olympics Games, the Pittsburgh Penguins went 0-for-3 in a shootout Thursday night, dropping a 6-5 decision at home to the Montreal Canadiens.  (33-21-7). Montreal’s David Desharnais scored the only goal for either team in the post-overtime shootout.  Pittsburgh’s last two games have both been shootout losses. For the…

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