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California (Pa.) mourns crash victim

By Chris Buckley
Dr. Connie Monroe remembers the first time she met Aubrey Sonney, a California University of Pennsylvania student who was killed Sunday in a multi-car accident ...

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Belle Vernon Area takes advantage of Ringgold mistakes

When Ringgold’s football team first ran onto the James Weir Stadium field Friday, it swarmed to the wrong sideline before being redirected. That mistake would …
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Bentworth’s Tush Player of the Week

Bentworth coach Ron Skiles has three tenures under his belt at the helm of the program. On Friday, he thinks he may have witnessed history during the Bearcats’ 49-27 Tri-County South win over California Area. Running back Ethan Tush finished …
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Valley Independent roundup: Bentworth’s Tush scores 6 TDs in win over California

Bentworth needed a 28-point fourth quarter Friday to pull away from pesky California Area, 49-27, in a Tri-County South Conference contest. The Bearcats (5-1, 5-1) …
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Charleroi, Ringgold settle for tie

Charleroi Area girls’ soccer coach Jim Rue got exactly what he was hoping for in his team’s nonsection matchup with rival Ringgold Saturday. Except a win, but neither team got that. The host Cougars and Rams played to a 2-2 …
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Led by WPIAL qualifiers, Elizabeth Forward golfers set for semifinals

After helping to lead their team to a second-place finish in their section, three golfers from the Elizabeth Forward boys golf team finished below the target score at the Section 2-AAA individual qualifier event at Cedarbrook Red Golf Course in …
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Frazier’s work playing to whistle pays dividends

Frazier football coach Mike Steeber admits he probably sounded like a broken record this summer. Steeber preached to his squad the benefits of playing snap to whistle, and he stressed to his team to start and finish every play with …
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Springdale pushes Monessen around

When Monessen’s Demond Jordan took the opening kickoff against Springdale and raced 84 yards for a touchdown, it looked like this might be the night the Greyhounds broke the hex the Dynamos have long held them under. Well, think again. …
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Elizabeth Forward wins seesaw battle over Yough

Not many people outside the Elizabeth Forward football program expected much from the Warriors this season. At the midway point of the season, Elizabeth Forward continues to thrive. The Warriors thrilled its home crowd Friday with a 36-33 victory over Yough. …
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