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Pitt Rushes For 407 Yards, 7 TD’s In 62-0 Romp Over Delaware

Pitt rushed for 407 yards and seven touchdowns, including four by a sophomore from Erie, James Conner, in a 62-0 romp over Delaware in a college football opener played Saturday afternoon at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh. Conner ran for 145 yards and Rachid Ibrahim for 95 yards, while Chris James scored twice on the ground,…

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Ficken’s Fourth Field Goal Wins Penn State’s Opener At Final Gun

Sam Ficken kicked a 36-yard field goal, his fourth three-pointer of the game, as time expired on Saturday, lifting Penn State to a 26-24 win over Central Florida in a college football opener played at Croke Park in Dublin, Ireland. UCF had taken a 24-23 lead with 1:13 remaining in the game on a 6-yard…

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Trbusich Scores Three Rushing TD’s In Oil City’s Season-Opening 37-18 Win Over Corry

John Trbusich ran for 189 yards and three touchdowns on Friday night as the Oil City Oilers opened the 2014 football season with a 37-15 home victory over the Corry Beavers. Jackson McFall threw a pair of TD passes to Morgan Hadley, and the Oilers were credited with a two-point safety when their opponents were…

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Franklin Drops Season Opener; Titusville Avoids OT With Last-Minute TD Throw

The Titusville Rockets scored the tie-breaking touchdown on a 14-yard run by quarterback Todd Brown with 50 seconds remaining in the game on Friday night to avoid overtime and beat the Franklin Knights 25-18 in the season opener for both teams at Franklin High School. The outcome avenged an 18-14 loss by the Rockets to the…

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Harrison Paces Bucs To Late Win After Volquez Pitches Six No-Hit Innings

After Edinson Volquez’s no-hitter ended in the seventh inning, and after the visiting Cincinnati Reds broke a scoreless tie with a solo run in the top of the eighth inning, the Pittsburgh Pirates scored twice in the bottom of the eighth frame to post a 2-1 victory on Friday night in the first game of…

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High School Football Results – Week 1

High School Football  Results - 2014 Season Week 1   Friday, August 29 Titusville 25, Franklin 18 Oil City 37, Corry 15 Lakeview 46, Youngsville 0 Wilmington 28, Grove City 18 Girard 34, Maplewood 3 Reynolds 34, Cochranton 6 Meadville 32, Fairview 28 DuBois 61, Mifflin County 38 Conneaut 35, Northwestern 0 St. Marys 19, Bradford 14 Greenville 26, North East 8 Hickory 24, Strong Vincent 0…

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Panthers Post 10-0 Shutout In Pittsburgh In Preseason Finale

In a contest in which both teams kept most of their stars on the sidelines for most or all of the game, the Carolina Panthers recorded a 10-0 shutout over the Pittsburgh Steelers in the teams’ preseason finale played Thursday night at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh. Fozzy Whittaker scored on a two-yard run in the…

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Davis Homers Again; Bucs Beat Cards 3-1

Ike Davis slammed a two-run home run in the bottom of the second inning on Wednesday afternoon, and the Pittsburgh Pirates (69-64) went on to post a 3-1 win over the St. Louis Cardinals at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. The slam was measured at 433 feet and hit a speaker post.  Otherwise, the baseball would…

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Davis Slams Pinch-Hit Homer As Bucs Beat Cards 5-2; McCutchen And Alvarez Leave Game Hurt

Ike Davis belted a three-run, pinch-hit home run in the bottom of the eighth inning on Tuesday night, breaking a 2-2 tie and giving the Pittsburgh Pirates a 5-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals in the middle game of a three-game series at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. The blast was Davis’ ninth homer of…

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Cardinals Beat Up On Jared Hughes In Three-Run 7th Inning, Top Pirates 3-2

The St. Louis Cardinals saddled Pittsburgh reliever Jared Hughes (6-4) with three runs in the seventh inning on Monday night en route to a 3-2 win over the Pirates at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. John Jay tied the contest at 1-1 with a pinch-hit RBI single, and Matt Holliday followed with a two-run double. Pittsburgh…

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