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Armstrong County Jail warden resigns

By Brad Pedersen
The Armstrong County Jail warden has resigned in the aftermath of the July 30 escape of an inmate who allegedly killed a woman while on …

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VND high school notebook: Kiski Area’s Heavner keeps things interesting

Kiski Area football coach Dave Heavner has referenced the Titanic, the Pope and The Wizard of Oz — with a sprinkle of fairy dust in …
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Through the years: Brown’s heroics lead Burrell to win

Editor’s note: Each Friday throughout the high school football season, the Valley News Dispatch will take a look back at the players, coaches and events …
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Freeport makes case for playoffs with 2-1 comeback win over Deer Lakes

Already facing an uphill climb to qualify for the WPIAL playoffs, Freeport found itself trailing early in the second half of its Section 2-AA home …
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Merger sparks position battles at Armstrong

Plenty of mystery exists throughout WPIAL Class AAA about what Armstrong will look like. But the uncertainty isn’t limited to opposing locker rooms. The merger …
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Fox Chapel golf trio qualifies for regionals

Fox Chapel junior Anthony Cordaro has had better days on the golf course. The returning WPIAL Class AAA champion wasn’t able to defend his title Thursday at Southpointe Golf Club in Canonsburg. That’s the bad news. The good news is …
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Through the years: Leechburg edges Freeport in mud

Editor’s note: Each Friday throughout the high school football season, the Leader Times will take a look back at the players, coaches and events that are part of local scholastic history. Leechburg handed Freeport its first regular-season loss in two …
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Gridiron matchup between Freeport, Highlands a family affair

There are other pairs of football-playing cousins with closer relationships than Highlands’ Brayden Thimons and Freeport’s Logan Thimons. But there can’t be many others who …
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Hampton running on all cylinders in shutout victory over Knoch

Knoch needed its best performance of the season to have a chance against Class AAA No. 3 Hampton, but the Knights’ mistakes were too costly to overcome. Hampton scored 14 points off two Knoch turnovers Friday as the Talbots turned …
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A-K Valley high school notebook: Playoff race fuzzy in Section 2-A boys

With the WPIAL soccer playoffs approaching, one of the most topsy-turvy races is in Section 2-A boys, which includes Alle-Kiski Valley teams Riverview, Springdale and  St. Joseph. Beginning the week, Aquinas Academy (6-3-1, 3-2-1) led the six-team section, followed by …
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Springdale girls soccer team fights through injuries

Doing whatever he could to help his team avoid injuries this season, Springdale girls soccer coach Jerry Concannon overhauled his typical preseason training plan. Concannon took a page from some European soccer clubs, focusing less on typical training exercises like …
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