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Brentwood man chronicles battle with haunted house

By Stephanie Hacke
Bob Cranmer said a blood-like substance was splattered across the walls of his century-old home on Brownsville Road. Furniture moved on its own. Paintings turned …

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Veteran QB, D-I lineman back to lead Baldwin

Baldwin earned a WPIAL playoff berth last season for the first time since 2009. The Fighting Highlanders finished in sixth place in the Quad Central and advanced to the playoffs as the Class AAAA wild-card team. What can they do …
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HSFB preview by position: Special talent for area kickers

Count Hempfield among the WPIAL teams that can score without ever reaching the end zone. With senior kicker John Domit, the Spartans must only approach the 30-yard line. “I’ll try him anywhere from about 52 yards and in,” said coach …
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QB McWilliams returns to lead Brentwood offense

Brentwood has been a perennial WPIAL playoff qualifier. With returning starters at 11 positions, the Spartans appear to be a serious WPIAL playoff contender again. “I like our skill people,” coach Kevin Kissel said. “We have some experience at the …
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Putting last year in the past key for Mt. Lebanon

Though he’s only entering his third year in the WPIAL, coach Mike Melnyk has a pretty good handle on how common it is for Mt. …
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South Park has sights set on playoff payoff

A 5-5 record last season put South Park in the playoffs for the first time since 2005. For Eagles quarterback Nick Scholle, that changed everything. …
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Adapting to personnel key to TJ’s success

Ever wonder how Bill Cherpak does it? Entering his 20th year as Thomas Jefferson’s coach, Cherpak has won 202 games, lost 38, won 17 conference championships — including every one since the turn of the century. He has 11 10-win …
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