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War of words goes on at East Allegheny

By Patrick Cloonan
A war of words continues between East Allegheny School District and its 133 striking teachers as the walkout enters its third week. “We are going …

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Clairton posts shutout of Greensburg Central Catholic to move to 3-0

Another game, another shutout. This time, Clairton disposed of host Greensburg Central Catholic much in the same way it manhandled its first two opponents: swiftly …
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Senior Brown carries East Allegheny to victory over Keystone Oaks

After his squad’s 26-21 win over Keystone Oaks, East Allegheny coach Dom Pecora had a message for college coaches — don’t sleep on Taizjon Brown. The senior accounted for three scores and more than 100 all-purpose yards to lead the …
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Elizabeth Forward holds off pesky Trinity, 33-28

The Elizabeth Forward defense remains a work in progress. Luckily, it didn’t see much playing time against Trinity on Friday. A bruising Elizabeth Forward rushing attack controlled play early and often as the Warriors escaped with a 33-28 victory in …
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McKeesport won’t waver after shutout loss to Penn-Trafford

McKeesport’s Homecoming Day festivities were wrecked by Penn-Trafford on Saturday, but there’s a lot of football left. No. 5 McKeesport (2-1, 2-1) visits Latrobe (1-2, …
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1 year after 0-2 start, 5 WPIAL teams are seeing how the other side lives

Laurel Highlands coach Zack Just shared a sense of optimism with his players this week. Sure, they’re heavy underdogs to Thomas Jefferson, but there’s reason …
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Serra boys soccer preps for early-season clash

The Section 1-A championship won’t be decided September, but the winner of Tuesday’s game between Serra Catholic and Winchester Thurston at Founders Field in Cheswick …
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South Allegheny boys soccer opens with shutout in quest for 3rd consecutive playoff berth

Six starters returned to the South Allegheny boys soccer team, but the Gladiators, coming off back-to-back WPIAL playoff appearances, were without last year’s leading scorer when they opened the 2014 season Monday with a 2-0 victory over visiting Central Valley. …
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Murray ignites Steel Valley offense in win

It took DeWayne Murray some time to get going. And when he did, so did Steel Valley. Murray rushed for 181 yards and scored three touchdowns to lead the visiting Ironmen to a 41-14 victory over East Allegheny on Friday …
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Thomas Jefferson rides running game in rout of Laurel Highlands

Thomas Jefferson running back Austin Kemp continues to outdo himself. The senior carried 26 times for 279 yards and scored all seven of TJ’s touchdowns …
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West Mifflin stuns Gateway with comeback victory

Gateway’s transition to Class AAA isn’t going so well. Neither is the early portion of the Tom Nola era. Nola, the architect of the Clairton …
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