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Oct 2017

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Must-win games, battling for home-field advantage headline Week 8

The pregame conversations continue to change for many teams.

Some will have a fight-to-the-end attitude even though theyare out of the playoffs.

Others like Washington, Belle Vernon and South Fayette – the only remaining undefeated local high school football teams – will consist of the finish-what-you-started mindset to keeping their perfect records.

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Oct 2017

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Louisville not the only ‘slimy’ program in basketball

And you thought Rick Pitino was slimy.

Pitino was fired as University of Louisville basketball coach two weeks ago after an FBI investigation showed that one of his assistants helped Adidas pass $100,000 to a high school basketball player who ended up playing for him.

Pitino, of course, said he was shocked by the news and had no idea that any players had received money.

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Oct 2017

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What to look for in Week 7 of the high school football season

Last week was fun.

Arriving at the high school football field in Fredericktown early Friday night allowed one to watch the parking lot fill to capacity and watch herds of fans make their way into the stadium.

Everybody was wearing navy blue, but that didn’t mean they were cheering for the same team when previously Beth-Center and Burgettstown played in a battle of unbeatens.

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