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Birdie looks for best student sections

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By The Birdie
Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, 11:09 p.m.
 

The Birdie is looking for a few good students. Well, more like hundreds.

The VND's football specialist wants to recognize the Alle-Kiski Valley's best student sections.

“When I was an adolescent peep at Molting Valley High, I was the ring-leader of our section,” Birdie said. “Between my time as editor of our high school paper, ‘The Omelette,' I organized raging themes.”

The Birdie heard Kittanning's student section, “Jubilation Nation,” called him out for picking the Wildcats to go 2-7. (They're 4-0).

“Even the best dishwasher misses a spoon,” Birdie said. “Kittanning owes me for free bulletin board material.”

The Birdie might sit with the Highlands' section when they're at home — “No room in the press box up there, and I lost my parking spot,” he said. “Come on, man.”

Students should tweet photos of their student sections and we're-the-best reasons to the Birdie.

Friday

Apollo-Ridge (3-1, 2-1) at Avonworth (4-0, 3-0)

Can you say, shootout? Look for points o'plenty.

Apollo-Ridge, 35-34

Kittanning (4-0, 3-0) at Burrell (2-2, 1-2)

Kittanning was picked to go 2-7 but will move to 5-0.

Kittanning, 24-14

Deer Lakes (0-4) at Charleroi (0-4)

Long road trip will be worth it for the Lancers.

Deer Lakes, 28-21

Highlands (3-1, 3-1) at Indiana (2-2, 2-2)

Highlands is still reeling from last week's loss to Mars.

Indiana, 20-13

Pine-Richland (2-2) at Kiski Area (2-2)

Kiski Area doesn't have the depth of Pine-Richland.

Pine-Richland, 28-14

Hampton (2-2, 1-2) at Knoch (3-1, 2-1)

Knoch has quietly gone about its business; that will continue.

Knoch, 28-20

Springdale (1-3, 1-2) at Leechburg (0-4, 0-3)

Springdale has the Blue Devils' number, but this won't be easy.

Springdale, 20-14

Canon-McMillan (0-4, 0-3) at Plum (0-4, 0-4)

Neither team should be in this conference. Just not fair.

Canon-McMillan, 7-6

Wilkinsburg (1-2, 1-2) at Riverview (0-4, 0-4)

Riverview will get its first win.

Riverview, 18-15

East Allegheny (2-2, 2-2) at Valley (3-1, 3-1)

Valley has big-play capability.

Valley, 30-19

Saturday

Ford City (2-2, 1-2) at Summit Academy (1-3, 1-2)

Ford City needed a field goal to squeak past Southmoreland.

Summit Academy, 16-6

Freeport (1-3, 1-3) at Shady Side Academy (4-0, 4-0)

Shady Side will put on a show for its homecoming crowd.

Shady Side Academy, 33-6

Fox Chapel (0-4, 0-3) at Shaler (0-4, 0-3)

Something has to give.

Fox Chapel, 10-9

 

 
 


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