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Guilfoyle, Valley meet again with much on the line

The big game Teams: No. 3 seed Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic (8-4) vs. No. 1 seed Juniata Valley (10-1) Where: Altoona’s Mansion Park When: Friday, 7 p.m. Coaches: Bishop Guilfoyle’s Justin Wheeler is 114-29 in his 11th year at BG. Bill Musser is 58-33 in his eighth year at Juniata ...

Steelers looking for silver lining with offense

The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Ben Roethlisberger isn’t ready to say the Pittsburgh Steelers offense is suddenly fixed. Yes, scoring more than 30 points for the first time in a year last week against the Los Angeles Chargers was nice. And yes, having the offensive line be far enough ...

Pitt will know its opponent when weekend is over

The Associated Press Here are things to watch for in the Atlantic Coast Conference in Week 13 starting this weekend: GAME OF THE WEEK: North Carolina (6-5, 3-4) at No. 24 NC State (8-3, 5-2). The mercurial Tar Heels can end the Wolfpack’s hope of an Atlantic Division title with a victory ...

Bellwood grad receives NEC honor

LORETTO — Gregory Reddick, a member of the Saint Francis football team, was named Northeast Conference Defensive Rookie of the Year while eight other players added All-Northeast Conference selections to their college resume earlier this week. In his first season of game action, Reddick had ...

Sports at a glance

Bucs to keep Tsutsugo PITTSBURGH -- According to reports by ESPN, the Pittsburgh Pirates are bringing back Yoshi Tsutsugo on a one-year, $4 million deal. Tsutsugo is listed as a first baseman-outfielder. The deal cannot be finalized until after a physical has been done. Tsutsugo, 29, ...

On the rise: Panthers ride momentum into PIAA quarters

Garry Black is building something special at Northern Bedford. The Black Panthers lost in the District 5 Class 1A title game in 2019, won it last season, repeated this year and followed that performance with their first state playoff victory since 1995 on Friday. “It’s a big win for ...