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PIAA High School Basketball Playoff Results – Saturday, March 7

PIAA High School Basketball Playoff Results  –  Saturday, March 7:   Boys’ “AA” Seton LaSalle 70, Cranberry 32 Redbank Valley 60, Bellwood-Antis 53 West Middlesex 76, Lincoln Park 63 Fairview 52, Quaker Valley 49 West Branch 69, Mercyhurst Prep 66   Girls’ “A” California 40. Venango Catholic 28 Cardinal Weurl North Catholic 54, Cochranton 40…

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PIAA High School Basketball Playoff Results – Friday, March 6

PIAA High School Basketball Playoff Results  –  Friday, March 6:   Boys’ “A” Monessen 76, Venango Catholic 41 Kennedy Catholic 73, Eden Christian 45 Farrell 76, Jeannette 55 Clarion-Limestone 60, Cardinal Weurl North Catholic 45 Cameron County 55, Saltsburg 29 Elk County Catholic 56, Bishop Carroll 50  (OT)   Boys’ “AAA” Cathedral Prep 86, Hampton…

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Hornqvist Scores Twice As Penguins Cool Off Ducks In 5-2 Win At Anaheim

Patric Hornqvist scored his 20th and 21st goals of the season on Friday night, lifting the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 5-2 victory over the league-leading Ducks in an NHL game played in Anaheim. The Pens have now won four of their last five games, ending a Ducks’ four-game winning string.  Anaheim had won seven of…

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Sanchez, Decker Homer In Pirates’ 3-1 Presseason Win Versus Yankees

Tony Sanchez and Jaff Decker both homered on Friday night, leading the Pittsburgh Pirates (2-2) to a 3-1 preseason victory over the New York Yankees (1-2-1) in a Grapefruit League game played in Tampa, Florida. Pittsburgh starter Jeff Locke worked two one-hit innings for the win, striking out two batters and walking one.  

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Franklin’s Geer Advances To PIAA Semifinals; Cranberry’s Zacherl Splits Friday Consolations

Franklin High School junior Dakota Geer has qualified for the semifinals of the 182-pound weight class at the PIAA high school wrestling championships in Hershey. Geer posted a 7-2 quarterfinal decision over Brett Beltz, from South Fayette, on Friday morning, improving to 35-1 on the season. Geer opened competition on Thursday afternoon with a 69-second pin…

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Jake Owen, Colt Ford First To Be Signed To Perform At 2015 Crawford County Fair

Country music stars Jake Owen and Colt Ford have been announced as the first performers to sign to appear at this year’s Crawford County Fair in Meadville. Owen and Ford will perform on Saturday, August 22 at 7:30 PM.  Tickets will go on sale on March 23 at the Crawford County Courthouse in Meadville and…

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Pirates Drop 2-1 Decision To The Yankees In Bradenton

Projected starters Francisco Liriano and Charlie Morton both pitched a pair of scoreless innings on Thursday afternoon, but the Pittsburgh Pirates dropped a 2-1 Grapefruit League decision to the New York Yankees at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Florida. Willie Garcia recorded two of the nine hits managed by the Pirates (1-2).  Garcia and Korean rookie…

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FLEX Young Professional-Of-The-Year Nominations Due Monday

The Venango County Area Chamber of Commerce says that, despite the originally-announced deadline of March 6 for the submissions of nominations for the 2015 Young Professional-of-the-Year Award, nominations that arrive by 9:00 AM Monday morning (March 9) will still be accepted. The award winner will be announced at the FLEX (Future Leaders’ and Entrepreneurs’ Exchange)…

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Franklin Day Reunion In Florida Scheduled For March 7

The 54th annual Franklin Day Reunion in Florida is scheduled for Saturday, March 7 at (Homer’s Buffett Restaurant) Sebring Square on Route 27 in Sebring, Florida. Chairpersons Fran and Judy Fry tell KQW that registration will begin at 11:00 AM and close at 2:00 PM.  Several Franklin-area merchants and organizations are providing the prizes for…

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Daylight Savings Time Begins At 2AM Sunday

Temperatures may have been reading close to ten degrees below zero this morning (Fri., March 6), but a sure sign of spring is the return of Daylight Savings Time.  That will occur at 2:00 AM Sunday (March 8). So, on Saturday night, we will all set our clocks ahead, or “spring forward,” one hour. Daylight…

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