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Allegheny Township home destroyed by fire

By Jodi Weigand
Allyson Robinson awoke to her dog barking and her son’s friend frantically yelling for her to come downstairs and get out of her Allegheny Township ...

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Apollo-Ridge hangs on for victory over Valley

After losing three in a row, the Apollo-Ridge football team got back on the winning track — but it wasn’t easy. The Vikings got a …
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Burrell’s Garda a triple-threat in lopsided win over West Shamokin

Burrell quarterback Max Garda was a triple threat in his team’s 30-6 win over West Shamokin on Friday night at Jack E. Boyer Field. Garda rushed for 93 yards, passed for 109 and had two interceptions on defense for the …
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Alle-Kiski roundup: Deer Lakes girls soccer team posts shutout victory

After a slow start to the season, the Deer Lakes girls soccer team is coming on strong. The Lancers picked up their second win in …
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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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Herald roundup: Fox Chapel golfers remain undefeated

The Fox Chapel boys golf team beat Franklin Regional on Sept. 28 by a score of 186-196 to up its record to 12-0 in Section …
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Freeport’s Dougherty bidding for WPIAL title, fourth PIAA berth

Freeport’s Audrey (Clawson) Dougherty has undergone a name change, but she remains the same goal-driven golfer. “I want to win a WPIAL title and get back to states,” said Dougherty, who has had somewhat of an off-kilter senior season, missing …
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Highlands humbles Deer Lakes in Allegheny Conference play

Deer Lakes has taken all the attention away from other Allegheny Conference teams with a historic start that has raised eyebrows and owned eyes in …
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Kiski Area avenges last year’s 65-0 loss with upset of Plum

The final four conference games will be crucial in determining Kiski Area’s season success. The Cavaliers took a big step Friday night with a 23-14 …
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Hampton running on all cylinders in shutout victory over Knoch

Knoch needed its best performance of the season to have a chance against Class AAA No. 3 Hampton, but the Knights’ mistakes were too costly to overcome. Hampton scored 14 points off two Knoch turnovers Friday as the Talbots turned …
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Frazier finally allows TD, win streak continues vs. Leechburg

Frazier’s defense finally surrendered a touchdown Friday night. With the way Chris Pierce was throwing the ball, it didn’t really matter. Pierce threw for 274 …
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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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Springdale girls soccer team fights through injuries

Doing whatever he could to help his team avoid injuries this season, Springdale girls soccer coach Jerry Concannon overhauled his typical preseason training plan. Concannon took a page from some European soccer clubs, focusing less on typical training exercises like …
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