Dale Lolley

Column Dale Lolley

Dale Lolley has been with the Observer-Reporter since 1993 after previously working at WJAC-TV and the Tribune-Democrat in Johnstown, and The Derrick in Oil City. A native of Fryburg, Pa., he is a graduate of North Clarion High School and the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, where he earned a degree in journalism. He has covered the Pittsburgh Steelers since joining the Observer-Reporter in 1993, and also serves as the outdoors editor. He also is a radio host for Pittsburgh’s ESPN 970-AM, and serves as administrative adviser for the Red & Black, Washington & Jefferson College’s student newspaper.
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Feb 2017

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Falcons’ lack of defense will be the difference

New England vs. Atlanta in the Super Bowl hasn’t exactly generated much interest outside of the fan bases of those two teams.

It’s a David vs. Goliath matchup, with the upstart Falcons playing the part of the young shepherd.

Only this David has a little more in its arsenal than a rock.

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Feb 2017

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Wilkerson, Richards qualify for AL 3-position Regional

Two local youths qualified to advance to the American Legion 3-position Regional after finishing in the top 25 in the nation in the recently completed first round of shooting.

Haley Wilkerson and Wade Richards, both of whom shoot for the Frazier-Simplex Rifle Club, will advance to the regional finals, which must be completed before March 31.

Wilkerson, who lives in Claysville, finished third overall among eligible shooters with a score of 590-40X, just behind Emily Stith of Colorado, who shot a 591-49X.

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Jan 2017

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Rave comes down to final week in Section 1 rifle

With just one week remaining in the high school rifle season, the race in Section 1 couldn’t be tighter.

As things currently stand, Waynesburg and McGuffey sit tied atop the standings at 5-1, while West Greene is right behind at 4-2. The top two teams in each section advance to the WPIAL tournament, which will be held Feb. 7 at the Dormont-Mt. Lebanon Sportsmen’s Club.

Making things interesting is that McGuffey has to shoot against Waynesburg and West Greene this week.

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Jan 2017

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Steelers’ offense didn’t have enough in reserve

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Throughout their nine-game winning streak, the Steelers had relied heavily on the skills of running back Le’Veon Bell.

And why not? He had been on a tear unlike any we’ve seen in team history, gaining more than 1,100 yards in his past eight games heading into Sunday night’s AFC Championship at Gillette Stadium against the New England Patriots.

But when you rely heavily on one player, that can sometimes work to your detriment, especially when that player is taken away.

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