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In Week One, I was 14-1 (94%) and in Week Two, I was 10-3 (77%) for total of 24-4 (86%). This week, I will be predicting only the eight games involving District 5 and 6 teams. Starting next week, I will be predicting all the state games.

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Shooting their highest score of the season, Rio Salado Sportsman’s Club defeated Everett Sportsman Junior Rifle Club 1615.5 to 1573.0 last week in the National Air Rifle League for its third win in a row. With the win, Rio Salado Sportsman’s Club is in third place overall and second place wi…

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Justin McCoy, a redshirt freshman at the University of Virginia, had a strong weekend of wrestling to put him in the national rankings for the first time.

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SALTSBURG — At the end of the first quarter of Saturday’s District 6-A quarterfinal between fourth-seeded Saltsburg and fifth-seeded Claysburg-Kimmel, Bulldog coach Matt Bilchak couldn’t have asked for much more.

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HOLLIDAYSBURG — In what seemed like a mere blink of an eye, Tussey Mountain went from having none of the momentum to having all of it during Friday’s District 5-A championship game.

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ALLISON PARK — Everett faced a tough draw against Shady Side Academy in Tuesday’s opening round of the PIAA Class A state girls soccer playoffs.

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — The No. 24 Virginia wrestling team (2-0) opened the season with a pair of strong performances on Saturday powering to wins in dual matches with Southern Virginia (0-2) and Maryland (1-1) at the Cavalier Duals.

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HERSHEY — Bedford’s Emily Ruhlman dropped her first round match at the PIAA girls’ tennis class AA state championship at the Hershey Racquet Club, Friday.

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The playoff opponents, sites, and times are set for the remaining football and soccer teams in the Bedford Gazette coverage area.

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LOYSBURG — Whether it be a little bit of luck or being in the right place at the right time, the Northern Bedford Panthers used what the Windber Ramblers gave them in a 28-14 victory in a District 5-A semifinal, Saturday.

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CLAYSBURG — The Claysburg Kimmel Bulldogs took the field Friday night as the five seed in the District 6-A playoffs with one goal — advance to the next round.

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WINDBER — Everett held a one-goal lead for nearly three quarters of regulation time in Friday’s District 5-AA championship against Somerset.

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Each of the remaining district championship soccer matchups involving local teams were postponed due to the heavy rain and thunderstorms that affected the area on Thursday.

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The JCP JV Bedford White Team won the league championship at Potomac State College last Saturday. The team beat Braddock, 4-3, in double overtime. The team allowed 13 goals during the regular season and finished with an overall record, 14-2-1. Members of the team are (from left): Front Row —…

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With six returning All-Americans, including three NCAA national champions, head coach Pat Pecora’s Pitt-Johnstown Mountain Cat wrestlers earned the national No. 1 ranking when the 2019-20 NCAA Division II National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) Preseason Poll was released on Wednesday.

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WINDBER — Even in an obvious frenetic scenario — trailing by a goal in the final two minutes of regulation — Conemaugh Township kept any nerves it had calm.

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Bedford’s fifth and sixth grade football team won in the 2019 Heather’s Cup finals, 14-6, over Chestnut Ridge’s sixth grade. Team members include Kross Cassidy, Carter Wharton, Drew Evans, Thaddeus Lafferty, Bryce Wertz, Kaden Bardell, Jake Fisher, James Fisher, Nathan Gardner, Ryan Cobak, C…

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LOYSBURG — Facing top-seeded Windber in the District 5-A semifinal at Northern Bedford on Monday, fourth-seeded Everett shook things up with an 4-1 upset victory.

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REEDSVILLE — Bedford’s Van May has been running extremely well in the last part of the season, and he led a group of four state qualifiers from Bedford County at the District 6-AA Cross Country Championships at the Indian Valley Elementary Center, Saturday.

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JOHNSTOWN — For the first 20 minutes of the Friday’s game between the two top teams in the Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference, Chestnut Ridge hung right with the highly-touted and undefeated Richland Rams.

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SAXTON — Tussey Mountain wiped the taste from its first loss of the year to Bellwood-Antis a week ago out of its mouth and feasted on visiting Moshannon Valley Friday. It was a smorgasbord of scoring plays with two 100-yard rushers in a 55-13 carving of the Black Knights on Senior Night.

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BERLIN — Tussey Mountain capitalized off of multiple unforced errors committed by Shanksville-Stonycreek in the first two sets to take a 2-0 edge, and eventually went on to take home a 3-1 victory in the first round of the District 5-A volleyball playoffs at Berlin Brothersvalley High School…