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Fallowfield plans meeting to reveal results of studies

By Chris Buckley 12:19 a.m.
Out to grow recreation opportunities while expanding the tax base, Fallowfield Township earlier this year commissioned a pair of studies. Next week, township residents will get a first-hand look at the findings. The supervisors will conduct a special open meeting …

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Belle Vernon Area trounces Trinity in Humbert’s debut

Belle Vernon Area football coach Matt Humbert couldn’t have asked for a better start to his first season roaming the Leopards sideline. Marcel McCaskill started …
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Three of a kind: Football coaches who took different routes

Ron Skiles. Nick Milchovich. Donnie Militzer. They are the new head football coaches at Bentworth, Ringgold and Charleroi, respectively. While all will be coaching their first games at their new schools Friday night, each came into their jobs through different …
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California victim of Clairton’s ‘statement’

First-year Clairton coach Wayne Wade was looking for his team to make a statement in his first game. Consider it made. The Bears scored early …
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BVA girls claim South Fayette tourney title

While most of the Mon Valley is enjoying time off over the three-day weekend, the 2014 soccer season got underway with many of the local …
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Elizabeth Forward girls soccer looks to extend playoff streak

The Elizabeth Forward girls soccer team has qualified for the WPIAL playoffs for four straight years. This season, coach Brandon Gerba’s squad is hoping to extend that streak. “Going to the playoffs is always the goal,” Gerba said. The Warriors …
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Frazier finds its offense in win over Avella

Going into Friday’s Tri-County South Conference opener against visiting Avella, Frazier football coach Mike Steeber was a little worried about his offense. That’s because in …
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Pevarnik’s scoring binge leads GCC to 15-12 victory over Monessen

Brian Pevarnik made sure Greensburg Central Catholic’s return to Class A was successful. The 6-foot junior scored two touchdowns and kicked a game-winning 26-yard field goal with 1.8 seconds left to lift  No. 5 Greensburg Central Catholic (1-0) to a …
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Thomas Jefferson runs past Ringgold

Bill Cherpak will take this every day of the week. Not No. 4 Thomas Jefferson’s convincing 49-6 Big Nine Conference win over No. 7 Ringgold …
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Valley Independent roundup: Yough, Elizabeth Forward, Bentworth fall

It wasn’t the kind of start Yough wanted for the 2014 season. Hollidaysburg rolled up 361 yards on the ground, jumped to a 12-0 first-quarter lead and rolled to a 31-6 victory Friday in a Greater Allegheny Conference opener at …
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