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Europe Maintains Ryder Cup With Weekend Win In Scotland

The European golfers posted a six-and-a-half to five-and-a-half win in Sunday’s singles matches to maintain possession of the Ryder Cup with an overall 16-and-a-half to 11-and-a-half win over the United States at the Gleneagles Resort in Scotland. European singles winners included Graeme McDowell, Rory McIlroy, Martin Kaymer,  Sergio Garcia and Jamie Donaldson while Sunday’s winners from…

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Northwestern Hands Penn State First Loss, 29-6 At Beaver Stadium

Northwestern shocked Penn State at Beaver Stadium on Saturday, holding the Nittany Lions to just two Sam Ficken field goals in a 29-6 romp in the Wildcats’ Big Ten Conference opener. Penn State (4-1 overall; 1-1 in the Big Ten) lost for the first time this season. Northwestern quarterback Trevor Siemian, who was questionable for…

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Akron Upsets Pitt 21-10 At Heinz Field

The Akron Zips, now led by former Auburn coach Terry Bowden, shocked Pitt Saturday afternoon with a 21-10 victory at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh. The Panthers (3-2 after a 3-0 start) managed the first score of the game shortly after the midpoint of the second quarter on an 8-yard pass from Chad Voytik to Manasseh…

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High School Football Results And Schedule – 2014 Week 5

High School Football Schedule  –  2014 Week 5   Thursday, September 27   Clarion 46, Keystone 0 Redbank Valley 36, Rimersburg Union 28   Friday, September 26   Franklin 34, Mercer 31 Meadville 36, Strong Vincent 6 General McLane 56, Conneaut 28 Central Tech 64, Bradford 28 DuBois 69, Punxsutawney 26 Cathedral Prep 16, Aquinas Institute (NY) 12 Clarion-Limestone…

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Death Of Grove City Man Investigated

Police in Mercer County are investigating the death of a man whose body was found Sunday near his home in Pine Township outside of Grove City. State Police officials reportedly traced a trail of blood from the body of 60 year-old Michael Johns back to Johns’ home on Irishtown Road.  Johns’ body was discovered near…

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Penguins Edge Columbus 2-1 To Even Preseason Record at 2-2

First-round draft choice Kasperi Kapanen and last-minute replacement Andrew Ebbett scored first-period goals on Saturday afternoon as the Pittsburgh Penguins skated to a 2-1 home preseason win over the Columbus Blue Jackets and evened their preseason record to 2-2. Ebbett was a stand-in for Penguins captain Sidney Crosby, who had left the team due to…

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Oil City Now 4-1 After Saturday Afternoon Victory In New York

Jackson McFall threw for four touchdowns and Hunter Merwin ran for a score as the Oil City Oilers improved to 4-1 with a 35-32 victory over St. Mary’s in Lancaster, New York in the eastern suburbs of Buffalo. McFall connected twice for scores with Morgan Hadley, and once apiece with Tyler Kline and R.J. Hartle. …

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Airports In Franklin And Bradford Given Extensions For Federal Subsidies; Venango Regional Could See New Air Service Provider

A federal agency has announced that airports in Franklin and Bradford have been granted extensions of at least one year in their eligibility for Essential Air Service (EAS) subsidy money. For Venango Regional Airport in Franklin, that should mean ample time for a decision to be reached on a new air service provider to and…

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Oil City Man Acquitted Of Charges Involving The Shooting Of A Bear Near His Home

A district magisterial judge has acquitted an Oil City man on a charge of illegally shooting wildlife in a case in which he was accused of shooting a bear that invaded his neighborhood in June. 28 year-old Keith Volk had been charged by the Pennsylvania Game Commission with the out-of-season shooting of a bear that…

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Knights Score Late To Earn First Victory, 34-31 At Mercer

Darian Taylor scored his second rushing touchdown of the evening with 90 seconds remaining in the game Friday, lifting the Franklin Knights (1-4) to their first victory of the season, a 34-31 win at Mercer. Playing on the road for the fourth consecutive week and meeting a Mercer football squad for the first time since…

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