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Tuesday September 30 2014
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Steelers stunned in final seconds by hapless Bucs

Steelers stunned in final seconds by hapless Bucs

Just one week after losing 56-14, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers jumped out to a 10-0 lead, fell behind, but drove 46 yards in 33 seconds to knock off the Steelers 27-24.

Pirates fall short in quest for NL Central title

Pirates fall short in quest for NL Central title

Gerrit Cole struck out 12 in seven innings, but Johnny Cueto threw eight excellent innings and followed up by driving in the game-winning run as the Reds beat the Pirates 4-1 in the final game of the regular season.

Penn State bows to Northwestern 29-6

Penn State bows to Northwestern 29-6

Northwestern forced a pair of turnovers and held Penn State to 276 yards of offense as the Wildcats routed the Nittany Lions 29-6 in Happy Valley.

Akron knocks off Pitt 21-10 in stunner at Heinz Field

Akron knocks off Pitt 21-10 in stunner at Heinz Field

Akron's Conor Hundley rushed for 148 yards, Cody Grice scored two touchdowns and the Zips defense shut down the Pitt running game as Akron upset the Panthers 21-10 at Heinz Field.

CoGo's Feature Matchup: Washington 34, Mount Pleasant 15

CoGo's Feature Matchup: Washington 34, Mount Pleasant 15

The top two teams in the Interstate Conference squared off in Washington Friday night and the Little Prexies used a late-game surge to knock off the Vikings and gain the inside track to the conference title.

US Steel Game of the Week: Elizabeth Forward 42, Uniontown 6

US Steel Game of the Week: Elizabeth Forward 42, Uniontown 6

Uniontown battled Elizabeth Forward hard in the early going, but the Warriors proved to be too much for the Red Raiders and EF came away with a 42-6 win in the U.S. Steel Game of the Week.

There was not much Steeler backup quarterback Bruce Gradkowski could do from the sidelines on Sunday as he watched the Tampa Bay Buccaneers squeak out a last-second win at Heinz Field.

CINCINNATI (AP) -- After a sizzling surge toward the top, the Pirates lost one that they really needed for a shot at the title.

Travis Snider has come through for the Pittsburgh Pirates a number of times this season, but perhaps none have been bigger than Friday night.

ATLANTA (AP) -- Perhaps the only bad news for the Pirates is they can't send Edinson Volquez back to the mound with the division title on the line in their final regular-season ser

Coming off a playoff-clinching win last night, the Pirates offense was slow to get started and the Braves snapped a five-game losing streak with a win in the third game of the teams’ four-game set.

Gerrit Cole retired the final 17 hitters he faced, Travis Snider homered and Starling Marte drove in the game-winner in the sixth inning as the red hot Pirates beat the Braves 3-2 to clinch a playo

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Two undefeated Interstate Conference powers, the Mount Pleasant Vikings (4-0) and the Little Prexies of Wash High (4-0), meet Friday night in a game that will most likely decide the outcome of the conference.
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With both teams coming out off of blowout losses at home, Uniontown (0-4) travels to Elizabeth Forward (2-2) this Friday night, as both teams look to bounce back.
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The Steelers traditional powerhouse defense has set a yearly standard for fans and pundits for decades. But an aging Pittsburgh defense has had a rocky time the last couple of seasons.
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Twenty-two WPIAL football teams will have new coaches pacing the sidelines this season, including a few that will be featured in the CoGo's Feature Matchup this season.
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Several of the most coveted recruits throughout the WPIAL have already made their college decisions, most notably Sterling Jenkins of Baldwin. Others, like Central Valley's Jordan Whitehead, are still being recruited.
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Bill Cherpak misses the way it used to be. Back in the 80’s, when the current Thomas Jefferson High School coach was a player at Steel Valley, the recruiting process wasn’t publicized. It was low-key compared to the present.
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The Mon-Valley has put plenty of athletes on Division 1 football teams over the years, including several who made it to the NFL. There are a few Mon-Valley natives playing D-1 ball this season.
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