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BG getting forfeit win over McCort

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A whirlwind two weeks following a positive COVID-19 test from someone on the Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic sideline during the Marauders’ win over Chestnut Ridge on Oct. 10 has ended with BG receiving a forfeit win in the first round of the District 6 Class 1A playoffs. District 6 football ...

Little Lions will be measuring stick for Altoona in title game

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Altoona opened some eyes across the state when it trailed Mid-Penn Conference power Central Dauphin by just one score at halftime last Friday night. Despite the final score not being what the Mountain Lions were hoping for, they made plenty of progress just one season removed from a 62-0 to ...

Big Ten coaches expect bumpy ride this weekend

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Almost here Penn State opens its season on Saturday at Indiana at 3:30 p.m. on Fox Sports 1. The Associated Press The Big Ten will start playing football at what normally would be midseason. Don’t expect the teams to be in midseason form. The pandemic limited or eliminated most ...

PSU snapshot: 1988

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A daily series featuring each Penn State football season from 1947-2019: Year: 1988 Coach: Joe Paterno Final record: 5-6 Final ranking: Not ranked Regular-season wins: Virginia, Boston College, Temple, Cincinnati, Maryland Regular-season losses: Rutgers, Syracuse, Alabama, West ...

Rays’ Morton pitching like an ace

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World Series Who: Los Angeles Dodgers vs.Tampa Bay Rays, 8 p.m. Pitchers: Dodgers RHP Walker Buehler vs. Rays RHP Charlie Morton TV: FOX Best-of-7 series: Tied at 1-1 The Associated Press ARLINGTON, Texas — Charlie Morton has slowly and quietly become one of the most dominant ...

Sports at a glance

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Nats bring back ex-Pirate WASHINGTON — The Nationals agreed to terms on a one-year contract Thursday with utility man Josh Harrison. The 33-year-old returns to Washington after hitting .278 with two doubles, three home runs, 14 RBIs, six walks and 11 runs scored with the Nationals last ...

Lady Red Devils closing in on 10 victories

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EBENSBURG — Central Cambria persevered to edge Richland, 25-23, 25-20, 16-25, 16-25, 15-12 in girls high school volleyball action Thursday night. The Lady Red Devils improved to 9-3. Maddy Kim and Alli Malay each had eight kills, Eden Shirk and Deanne Long each had 13 digs, Leah Burggraf ...

Bell family contributes for Lady Tigers in win

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HOLLIDAYSBURG — Alyssa Bell scored two goals, and Abby Bell scored one to help the Hollidaysburg girls blank Tyrone, 3-0, in high school girls soccer action on Thursday. Hollidaysburg improved to 8-3, and Tyrone fell to 6-8-1. SCORE BY HALVES Tyrone 0 0 — 0 Hollidaysburg 1 2 — ...

Munoz, Woods on opposite ends at PGA Tour event

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THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The scorecards of Sebastian Munoz and Tiger Woods were unusual for different reasons Thursday in the Zozo Championship at Sherwood. That was only good news for one of them. Munoz twice holed out for eagle from a combined distance of 219 yards. He also had eight ...

Zimmerman leads Northern charge

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ALEXANDRIA — Northern Bedford’s Ian Zimmerman dominated the boys’ field in the Inter-County Conference Cross Country Championships hosted by Juniata Valley on Thursday. Zimmerman won by 2 minutes, 33 seconds with a time of 16:07 to help Northern place first among seven boys teams. ...

PSU Point/Counterpoint: What would constitute a successful season?

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What would constitute a successful season? Neil Rudel Playing field just may be more level than usual The coronavirus pandemic, of course, has adjusted all of our perspectives, and although sports is a welcome outlet, we’re obviously still more concerned about everything else — the ...

Wentz rallies Eagles to victory

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Wentz threw an 18-yard touchdown pass to Boston Scott with 40 seconds remaining and the Philadelphia Eagles overcame an 11-point deficit in the final seven minutes to beat the New York Giants 22-21 on Thursday night. Daniel Jones shook off a stumble that ...

Wheeler not coaching BG playoff game

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Marauder leader 'exposed' to virus Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic head football coach Justin Wheeler will not be on the sideline with the Marauders Saturday for their District 6 Class 1A first-round playoff game against Bishop McCort. Bishop Guilfoyle canceled its game last Friday against Central ...

Chambers resigns from his position

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The Associated Press Penn State’s Pat Chambers has resigned following an internal investigation into allegations of inappropriate conduct by the Nittany Lions’ basketball coach. Chambers, 49, had been at the school for nine years and was coming off the team’s best season under his ...

Rays even it up on Lowe homers

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The Associated Press ARLINGTON, Texas — Brandon Lowe hit two home runs to break out of an extended postseason slump and the Tampa Bay Rays held off the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-4, tying the World Series at one game apiece. Down 5-0, the Dodgers closed within 6-4 on Corey Seager’s solo ...

Central, Tyrone need to win before one final matchup

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Central and Tyrone were supposed to play Sept. 4 for the final time as Mountain League opponents. That game was moved to this Friday when the first two weeks of the high school football season were postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. A couple weeks ago, the game was called off again ...

PSU Season Snapshot: 1987

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A daily series featuring each Penn State football season from 1947-2019: Year: 1987 Coach: Joe Paterno Final record: 8-4 Final ranking: Not ranked Regular-season wins: Bowling Green, Cincinnati, Boston College, Temple, Rutgers, West Virginia, Maryland, Notre Dame Regular-season ...

Info on D6 football ticket sales

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Tickets for the District 6 high school football playoffs will be available exclusively online. No tickets will be sold at the game and are controlled by the individual school districts. Once they are sold out, there will be no additional tickets available. Limited tickets are to meet the ...

Sports at a glance

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Jr. wrestling in Johnstown JOHNSTOWN -- The Pennsylvania Junior Wrestling committee has voted to hold their Junior High State Championships in Johnstown in March 2022 and 2023. The event will be held at the 1st Summit Arena at the Cambria County War Memorial. The bid was presented by ...

Red Devils have a good day

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PORTAGE — There were no team scores recorded in the Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference cross country meet held Wednesdayon the Maple Crest Golf Course. But had there been, Central Cambria most assuredly would have walked away with both the boys and girls team championships. On a ...