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New EMV debit/credit cards arriving in Mon Valley

By Chris Buckley
A new era in debit and credit card usage was fostered in last week, but the impact will come slowly, Mid-Mon Valley banking and credit ...

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Tickets aplenty for Ringgold-BVA game

If anyone is worried about getting tickets for Friday’s Ringgold-Belle Vernon Area battle of the unbeatens Friday night at James Weir Stadium, BVA athletic director Jesse Cramer said he doesn’t expect a sellout. The Rams (5-0, 5-0) and Leopards (5-0, …
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Bentworth’s Hughes named Player of Week

The Bentworth Bearcats have one of the most explosive offenses in the WPIAL, averaging 37.8 points a game. The trigger-man behind the spread offense for Bentworth is quarterback Josh Hughes. Last week, in a key Tri-County South Conference game with …
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Bentworth gets healthy against Avella, 65-8

If the Bentworth Bearcats were feeling sick after last week’s heart-breaking 7-3 loss to Frazier, then Avella was just what the doctor ordered. Bentworth (3-1, 3-1) rolled over the Tri-County South Conference foe Eagles (0-3, 0-3), 65-8. The Bearcats erupted …
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Charleroi boys soccer dominates Monessen

Monessen’s hold on Section 4-A is over as the defending champions were shut out by cross-river rival Charleroi, 5-0, at Monessen Tuesday. The win gives …
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Elizabeth Forward girls soccer fights through challenges

Elizabeth Forward girls soccer coach Brandon Gerba remains optimistic despite a plague of injuries, stiffer section competition and a roster with just three seniors. “It’s been tough, sure. We have not been in this position in a number of years,” …
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Gorman: Frazier finds another star

Mike Steeber lost one backfield star to a transfer, another to a midweek mishap in physical education class. What the Frazier coach found was that …
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WPIAL hands out suspensions for Wilkinsburg-Monessen fight

Wilkinsburg must suspend two football players and Monessen must suspend one as punishment for an on-field fight last weekend, the WPIAL announced Wednesday. All three players must be suspended for at least two games. As long as the schools comply …
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Belle Vernon Area explodes over punchless Yough

One quarter into the Big 10 Conference game between Belle Vernon Area and Yough at James Weir Stadium Friday night, the Leopards were up 7-0. …
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