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Alle-Kiski legislators split on budget deal

By Tom Yerace
One thing state legislators in the Alle-Kiski Valley delegation seem to agree on is that getting a budget deal will involve hard choices. The agreement seems to end on what those choices are. The budget, by law, is supposed to be approved ...

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Brown’s return makes difference for Apollo-Ridge in victory over Shady Side Academy

Apollo-Ridge can say it has the best athlete on the field again. The Vikings will get no argument from Shady Side Academy. Bolstered by the …
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Offensive spurt lifts Burrell past Sto-Rox

Sto-Rox scored first, but Burrell scored the next 23 points in an eventual 62-30 win at Sto-Rox on Friday night. Burrell improves to 4-2, and Sto-Rox falls to 1-5. Burrell coach Dave Bellinotti said the coaching staff stressed fundamentals knowing …
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Freeport makes case for playoffs with 2-1 comeback win over Deer Lakes

Already facing an uphill climb to qualify for the WPIAL playoffs, Freeport found itself trailing early in the second half of its Section 2-AA home …
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Merger sparks position battles at Armstrong

Plenty of mystery exists throughout WPIAL Class AAA about what Armstrong will look like. But the uncertainty isn’t limited to opposing locker rooms. The merger …
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Shaler edges Fox Chapel in Quad North play

Jake Hartman scored on a 9-yard run and caught a 25-yard pass from Hunter Zukowski to lead Shaler to a 14-9 victory over Fox Chapel (0-6, 0-5) in Quad North Conference play Friday night. Zukowski finished with 184 yards passing …
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Freeport takes chances, cashes in during shutout of Highlands

Freeport could have played traditionally by kicking deep to begin the second half of Friday’s game against Highlands. After all, the Yellowjackets played evenly with the favored Golden Rams during a scoreless first half, and conventional wisdom calls for conservative …
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Norwin takes control in 2nd half, upends Kiski Area

There were plenty of good vibes around the Kiski Area football team heading into Friday night’s game, but a big second half by Norwin ruined the mood for the Cavaliers’ fans at Davis Field. Trailing by three at halftime, the …
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Knoch gets big boost from QB’s return in win over Hollidaysburg

It was a splashy return to quarterback Friday night for Knoch’s Cole Shinsky. The senior, who decided before the season to concentrate on his expected baseball scholarship to Ohio University, came back to the football team several weeks ago and …
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After another slow start, Greensburg Central Catholic defeats Leechburg

Greensburg Central Catholic got off to a sluggish start for the second week in a row Friday night. But it again managed to come out with a win. The Centurions scored all of their points in the second half in …
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Plum overcomes turnovers, penalties to roll past Connellsville

Plum put up big numbers in the right and wrong places in its 49-23 Class AAAA Quad East Conference win over Connellsville on Friday night. To go with the points, the Mustangs (5-1, 4-1) had nearly 300 yards of offense …
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Serra Catholic soars to victory on game-ending kick

This time, Alex Grace was good. The Serra Catholic junior kicked a 33-yard field goal as time expired Friday night to lift the Eagles to a 16-14 Class A Eastern Conference victory over Riverview. “It looked good from the very …
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Springdale pushes Monessen around

When Monessen’s Demond Jordan took the opening kickoff against Springdale and raced 84 yards for a touchdown, it looked like this might be the night the Greyhounds broke the hex the Dynamos have long held them under. Well, think again. …
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Valley relies on run game to avenge last year’s loss to West Shamokin

What a difference a year makes. Valley came into last year’s game against West Shamokin with the same record but left Rural Valley defeated. The …
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A-K Valley high school notebook: Playoff race fuzzy in Section 2-A boys

With the WPIAL soccer playoffs approaching, one of the most topsy-turvy races is in Section 2-A boys, which includes Alle-Kiski Valley teams Riverview, Springdale and  St. Joseph. Beginning the week, Aquinas Academy (6-3-1, 3-2-1) led the six-team section, followed by …
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