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Pitt defense shuts down Georgia Tech

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Qadree Ollison and the rest of his Pittsburgh teammates found a unique way to combat the lingering effects of a loss to Penn State that could have defined their season: willful amnesia. “Forgot about it. Forgot about last week,” Ollison said after rushing for 91 yards ...

Toronto struggles with Southern Local

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SALINEVILLE — Two early turnovers and big pass plays from Southern Local proved too much for Toronto, as the visiting Red Knights fell to the state-ranked Indians, 43-14, Friday at Wigwam Stadium. The Indians, who entered the game on top of the Division IV, Region 21 standings, remained ...

Catholic Central pulls away late from Edison

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RICHMOND — The defense came up big and the offense did just enough in Steubenville Catholic Central’s 33-14 victory over Edison on Friday before a large crowd at Cartwright Memorial Field. The Crusader D rebounded from a sub-par performance in last week’s loss to Southern Local by ...

Weir High spoils 26-point lead, falls to Keyser

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WEIRTON — Keyser outscored Weir High by 20 points in the second half to come from behind and knock the Red Riders from the ranks of the unbeaten, 41-40, Friday night at Jimmy Carey Stadium. The Golden Tornado was plagued with turnovers in the first half, and the Red Riders capitalized on ...

Oak Glen came out to play, defeats Grafton

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NEW MANCHESTER — Throughout the week, Oak Glen coach Ted Arneault said his team’s matchup with Grafton was a big opportunity for his Golden Bears. His team answered the call and took full advantage, defeating the Bearcats 49-21 Friday night. “That’s a big win for us,” Arneault ...

Redskins’ strong first quarter more than enough

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YORKVILLE — It only took Andrew Connor’s Redskins one quarter to recoup anything that may have been lost from the first defeat of the season last Friday. Scoring all of its 36 points in the opening frame, Indian Creek rebounded nicely with a 36-12 win over Buckeye Local on ...

Morgantown crushes Booke

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WELLSBURG — After consecutive losses to perennial powers Steubenville and Fort Hill, Md., Morgantown took out some frustration Friday night on Brooke. The Mohigans piled up 495 total yards of offense, including 362 in a dominating first-half performance, while the defense limited the Bruins ...

Harrison Central wins first game under Hayes

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MORRISTOWN — In football it all starts up front, both offensively and defensively. Harrison Central had what it took Friday night. Union Local didn’t. The visiting Huskies (1-3) dominated both lines of scrimmage in presenting first-year head coach Anthony Hayes with his initial victory, a ...

Crosby, Penguins return from long summer

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CRANBERRY, Pa. — Sidney Crosby has been back in Pittsburgh for a few weeks, participating in several informal practices while his Penguins teammates returned from an unusually long offseason. Still, the first day of training camp felt different Friday. “It’s always an exciting time. ...

Ohio State’s last game minus Meyer a test vs. TCU

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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Ohio State has made it through two games fine without Urban Meyer. Now the No. 4 Buckeyes face their toughest test on the last Saturday before their suspended coach can return to the sideline. No. 15 TCU (2-0) hasn’t faced a disruptive defensive front like Ohio ...