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Pennsylvania State Junior League Baseball Tournament – In Cranberry – Results And Schedule

Pennsylvania State Junior League (13-14 year-old) Baseball Tournament 1st- Round Schedule  (hosted by Cranberry Area Little League):   Cranberry Area Little League is hosting Pennsylvania’s state Junior League Baseball Tournament at the community’s sports complex next to Cranberry Elementary School. Eight teams began play Wednesday morning in a double elimination tournament in the 13-and-14 year-old Little League…

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State Little League Baseball Tournament Results; Clarion Goes 0-3

Pennsylvania State Little League Baseball (11 and 12 year-old) Tournament Results  (hosted by Lower Perkiomen Little League in Skippack Township):   First Round  -  Sunday, July 20 Taney 9, Clarion 3 Warwick Township 8, Montoursville 6 Red Land 14, Back Mountain 4  (5 inns.) Collier Township 9, Lionville 5   Monday, July 21 Back Mountain 15,…

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Pirates Pop Dodgers 6-1, Tie St. Louis For Second Place

Travis Snider homered and scored three times Wednesday night as the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-1 to win the rubber game of a three-game series at PNC Park in Pittsburgh and moved into a tie with St. Louis for second place in the National League Central Division. The victory completed a 5-1…

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Pirates Slam 3 Homers, Record Pair Of 4-Run Innings In 12-7 Home Win Over Dodgers

Neil Walker, Ike Davis and Gregory Polanco all hit solo home runs, but the Pittsburgh Pirates (53-47) needed to score four runs in both the sixth and eighth innings to ensure themselves of a 12-7 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers (56-46) in a game played Tuesday night at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. Through their…

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Dodgers Take 5-2 Decision In Series Opener In Pittsburgh

Hyun-Jin Ryu held the Pittsburgh Pirates to just five hits over seven innings on Monday night, and the Los Angeles Dodgers (55-44) captured the first game of a three-game series in the Steel City by a 5-2 score over the Bucs (52-47). The loss was the first by the Pirates since play resumed following the…

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Franklin’s Nate Byham Signs With New England Patriots

Franklin native Nate Byham has signed a contract with the NFL’s New England Patriots. The Patriots made the announcement Sunday, but did not release information on the terms of the deal. The 26 year-old Byham has played tight end for both the San Francisco 49ers and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.  After a collegiate career at…

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Pirates Sweep Rockies With Third Straight Come-From-Behind Victory

The Pittsburgh Pirates scored two times in the seventh inning of Sunday’s game to post their third straight come-from-behind victory over the Colorado Rockies, winning 5-3 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. The win enabled the Pirates (52-46) to sweep the series with Colorado (40-58), and to move to within a game-and-a-half of first place in…

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McIlroy Holds On For Two-Stroke Victory In British Open

Rory McIlroy, leading by six strokes entering Sunday’s final round of The (“British”) Open, held on for a two-shot victory in the third of this years four Majors, winning the Claret Jug at Royal Liverpool in Hoylake, England. At age 25, McIlroy has won three legs of golf’s Grand Slam, needing only a triumph at…

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Section 1 Baseball Tourney Results – Meadville Wins Junior League Sectional In Cranberry

Section 1 Baseball Tournament  -  Games Involving District 25 Champions:   11-and-12 Year-Old Little League Baseball  (at Saegertown)  (Hosted by French Creek Valley American Little League):   Saturday, July 12 Punxsutawney 8, Union City 3 Clarion 5, Cochranton 3   Sunday, July 13 Winners’ Bracket Final  -  Clarion 12, Punxsutawney 0 Elimination Game  -  Union City 5, Cochranton…

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Franklin Knocked Out Of 9-10 Year-Old Sectional Tournament

Franklin’s 9-and-10 year-old Little League All-Stars were unable to hold an early  6-1 lead Wednesday night and dropped a 9-6 decision to Conneaut Lake/Linesville in the “B” bracket final of the Section 1 Tournament being played in Meadville. Conneaut Lake/Linesville will face DuBois Thursday night at 6:00 PM in the tournament championship and for the…

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