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Union seeking quick turnaround after 1-8 season

By Alex Oltmanns
On paper, the Union football team’s 1-8 record doesn’t look promising. But when you take into account that three of the Scotties’ losses were by eight or fewer points, they had a young roster and were faced with some crushing injuries, there is reason for optimism. “They know that there’s hope,” Union ...
High school notebook: Baseball standouts showcase their skills for pro scouts
By Staff Reports
A trio of WPIAL baseball standouts are hoping they made a memorable impact last week during their trip to Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Fla. Union’s ...
Small roster to challenge Union
By Karen Kadilak
With only a few returning starters, Union is rebuilding. The Scotties lost about a third of their players overall. “We’re very young,” coach Stacy Robinson said. Senior Anthony Rush (5-foot-9, 165 pounds) will play at quarterback and safety. Junior Jordan Best (5-10, 170) joins him in the offensive and defensive backfields. Senior David Sadler (5-8, ...

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