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Mon Valley bridges moved up to rapid replacement list

By Patrick Cloonan
Seven bridges in Elizabeth Township are on PennDOT’s “rapid bridge replacement” list, to involve public-private partnerships. PennDOT announced the list last week. Work is expected …

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Statewide HSFB notebook: Jersey Shore wins on controversial finish

Jersey Shore beat Montoursville for the first time since 1985, winning 27-21 in overtime last week. It snapped a 28-game losing streak in the series but came in controversial fashion. Brody Smith intercepted a pass in overtime and returned it …
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South Park grinds out win over East Allegheny

South Park coach Tom Loughran met with his players in a cramped locker room just minutes after the Eagles came away with a 17-7 Century …
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Daily News spotlight athletes: Serra Catholic’s Joe Vecchio, Elizabeth Forward’s Sarah LaVelle

Joe Vecchio School: Serra Catholic Class: Sophomore Sport: Golf Claim to fame: Vecchio shot an 80 in the Section 7-AA qualifier at South Park Golf Course last week to qualify for the WPIAL Class AA championship, set for Wednesday at …
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McKeesport’s quick-strike attack routs Hempfield

Hempfield coach Rich Bowen spent all week preparing for McKeesport’s flexbone offense, and the veteran coach was excited with what he saw. “We looked pretty …
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Ferragonio setting in with Norwin volleyball

Despite being in just her first season as a starter for the Norwin girls volleyball team, Maria Ferragonio earned second team All-WPIAL honors a year ago as the Knights claimed their first WPIAL Section 1-AAA title since 2006. Now a …
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Serra Catholic volleyball team sets sights on 1st-place Canevin

Last season, the Serra Catholic girls volleyball team went 12-0 in Section 2-A and earned a spot in the WPIAL Class A playoffs. The Eagles were eliminated in the quarterfinals by eventual WPIAL champion Bishop Canevin. After section realignment, the …
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Daily News spotlight athletes: West Mifflin’s Kyle Mack, South Allegheny’s Nina Tyszkiewicz

Kyle Mack School: West Mifflin Year: Senior Sport: Soccer Claim to fame: Mack has scored six times, including two game-winners for the Titans, who are second in Section 3-AA. He has scored in all but two of West Mifflin’s games …
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No. 9 Steel Valley holds off Quaker Valley in thriller

The home crowd was treated to a show Friday when Steel Valley visited Quaker Valley, but it wasn’t the one it was hoping for. No. 9 Steel Valley (4-1, 4-1) won a thrilling 28-26 game with early playoff implications against …
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Gorman: ‘Doc’ sitting on 300th win

Michael ‘Doc’ Kulish doesn’t count the two games he won as interim coach at the Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf in the 1970s. But …
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West Mifflin girls soccer battling for playoff spot

Nearing the end of the regular season, the West Mifflin girls soccer team finds itself in an unfamiliar position: fighting for a playoff spot. At 6-6 overall and 6-4 in Section 5-AA following Monday’s 4-1 win over Obama Academy, the …
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