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Harrison, T. Sanchez Drove Home Runs In 11-Inning Pirates Victory

Josh Harrison delivered a bases-loaded single in the 11th inning to snap a 3-3 tie, and pinch-hitter Tony Sanchez followed with an insurance run on a sacrifice fly as the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Chicago Cubs 5-3 on Saturday afternoon in the completion of a game that was suspended after a pair of rain delays on Friday.…

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Penn State Now 2-0 After 21-3 Win Over Akron

Christian Hackenberg shook off a pair of interceptions on Saturday afternoon to throw for 319 yards and three touchdowns, leading Penn State (2-0) to a 21-3 victory over Akron. Hackenberg completed 22-of-36 passes for 319 yards with two TD tosses to Jesse James and a third to Bill Belton.  Geno Lewis caught six passes for…

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Oil City Blanks Bradford 34-0, Improves To 2-0

Jackson McFall threw touchdown passes to Morgan Hadley and Haundray Muir on Friday night, and John Tribusich, Jack Russell and Hunter Merwin all ran for scores as the Oil City Oilers blanked the Bradford Owls 34-0 in a Region 5 opener in Bradford. With the win, the Oilers improved to 2-0.  Bradford is 0-2. McFall…

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Franklin Slips To 0-2 With A 56-10 Loss At Conneaut

Hunter Merritt threw two touchdown passes and ran for two other scores Friday night, lifting Conneaut to a 56-10 victory over Franklin in a Region 5 football opener played in Linesville. Elijah Anderton rushed for three touchdowns and Isaiah Gillette for another.  Henry Litwin and Colt Fairbanks were on the receiving ends of the two…

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Conner, Boyd Star In Pitt’s 30-20 Victory At Boston College

Erie’s James Conner rushed for 214 yards and a touchdown, and Clairton’s Tyler Boyd caught two scoring passes from Chad Voytik on Friday night as the Pitt Panthers (2-0) defeated Boston College 30-20 in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. Chris Blewitt aided the Pitt attack with a trio of field goals, all from over 40 yards away.…

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Pirates-Cubs Friday Game Suspended Until Saturday – Ties At 3-3 In The 7th Inning

The opener of a three-game series at Wrigley Field in Chicago between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Chicago Cubs on Friday afternoon was suspended due to the second of two rain delays and will be resumed Saturday at 3:00 pm (EDT) just prior to a regularly scheduled 4:00 PM contest. The game was tied at…

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Franklin General Authority And Sugarcreek Borough File Lawsuit Against The City Of Franklin

The Franklin General Authority and the Borough of Sugarcreek filed a lawsuit against the City of Franklin in Venango County Court on Thursday. The joint action came as a result of the recent decision by Franklin City Council to disband the General Authority. The General Authority, which had been charged with overseeing the city’s water and…

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Super Bowl Champs Begin NFL Season With Thursday Night Win

The defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks began defense of their title at home on Thursday night by beating Green Bay 36-16 in the overall NFL season opener.  All other NFL teams will start the season on either Sunday or Monday. Marshawn Lynch ran for 110 yards and two touchdowns for Seattle, and Russell Wilson…

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New Bethlehem Man Faces Numerous New Sex Charges, Including Rape, Solicitation For Prostitution And Corrupting Minors

Charges connected with an alleged date rape filed last week in Clarion County against a New Bethlehem man have been withdrawn, but the man faces numerous new charges amid accusations brought by several other females who learned the man’s true identity through recent news stories about his cases. The new charges against 24 year-old Douglas…

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Former Seneca Man Pleads Guilty In Case In Which Police Say He Shot Into A Franklin House

A former Seneca man has entered a guilty plea to a charge of aggravated assault in a May case in which police say he had fired two shots into the side of a Franklin home. 20 year-old Immanuel Smith, whose address is now listed as Knox, was accused of shooting into a home on the…

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