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Harvick Wins For A Record Seventh Time At Phoenix

Defending NASCAR champion Kevin Harvick won for the second straight week and for a record seventh time in Phoenix, taking the CampingWorld.com 500 on Sunday at Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale, Arizona. Harvick led for 224 of the event’s 312 laps, and now has two firsts and two seconds on his resume for this year’s…

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Jordan Spieth Wins Three-Way Playoff At Innisbrook

Jordan Spieth sank a 30-foot birdie putt on the third hole of a three-way playoff on Sunday and won the Valspar Championship at the Innisbrook Resort’s Copperhead Course in Palm Harbor, Florida. The tournament’s finish marked the eighth playoff on the PGA Tour already this year. Speith tied through regulation play at 10-under-par 274 with…

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Penguins Drop Pair Of Weekend Games

David Perron managed the only goal by a Pittsburgh Penguins player over the weekend as the Pens followed a 2-0 shutout at the hands of the Boston Bruins on Sunday with a 5-1 loss to the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday, both contests having been played at the Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh. Teemu Pulkkinen…

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Pirates Take Pair Of Weekend Grapefruit League Games

Vance Worley pitched four scoreless innings on Sunday afternoon, and the Pittsburgh Pirates’ offense scattered 12 hits in the Bucs’ 4-2 preseason win over the Baltimore Orioles in Bradenton, Florida. Gorkys Hernandez, Neil Walker, Tony Sanchez and Arquimedes Caminero drove in the Pirates’ runs.  Former Pirate Steve Pearce homered for the Orioles (3-11) and another…

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PIAA Basketball Quarterfinals – Saturday, March 14

PIAA High School Basketball Quarterfinals  –  Saturday, March 14:   “AA” Boys West Middlesex 49, Greensburg Central Catholic 44 Aliquippa 70, Redbank Valley 36 Loyalsock 76, Mastery Charter North 67 Conwell-Egan 72, Mid Valley 56   “AAAA” Boys Taylor Allderdice 65, Harrisburg 58 Martin Luther King 59, Plymouth-Whitemarsh 43 McCaskey 60, LaSalle College 59 Philadelphia…

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PIAA Basketball Quarterfinal Results – Friday, March 13

PIAA High School Basketball Quarterfinal Results  –  Friday, March 13:   “A” Boys Farrell 90, Clarion-Limestone 73 Kennedy Catholic 81, Monessen 63 Philadelphia Constitution 83, St. John Neumann 46 Philadelphia Math, Civics and Science 92, Millersburg 60   “AAA” Boys Cathedral Prep 62, Mars 56 Archbishop Carroll 77, New Castle 48 Neumann-Goretti 76, Bishop McDevitt…

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Penn State’s Season Ends With Loss To Purdue In Big Ten Quarterfinals

A.J. Hammons led all scorers with 23 points as Purdue eliminated Penn State with a 64-59 victory in the Big Ten Conference Tournament quarterfinals on Friday afternoon at the United Center in Chicago. Rapheal Davis added 13 points as the Boilermakers improved to 21-11. Penn State dropped to 18-16.  Senior D.J. Newbill led the Nittany…

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Parker Flooding Causes Shutdown Of Water System; Disaster Declaration Issued

Information released early Monday morning (March 16) by the National Weather Service in Pittsburgh indicates that a declaration of disaster has been issued for the community of Parker because of flooding that has forced the shutdown of the pumps for the town’s drinking water system. Meanwhile, a Weather Service Flood Warning continues for the Allegheny…

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Two Hurt In Truck Rollover On Route 322 In Rockland Township

Two teenagers from Knox were injured early Sunday night in a two-vehicle rollover on Route 322 in Rockland Township. State Police accident investigators say the 17 year-old male driver of a pickup lost control on a patch of ice.  The truck left the road, hit an embankment and rolled over, coming to rest on the…

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Plum Township Man Arrested On Child Pornography Charges

A Plum Township man  was charged last week in a child pornography case investigated by the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s office. 38 year-old Benjamin Drusko was arraigned on twelve charges including multiple counts of both the dissemination of and the possession of child pornography and one count of the criminal use of a communication facility. Investigators…

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