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END ZONE EXTRA: Thursday football preview

END ZONE EXTRA: Thursday football preview

- CARLY KROUSE, JAMES J. NESTOR

Gazette staffer Carly Krouse brings you this week's Thursday Sports Preview, a highlight of what's to come in Friday night high school football.

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Local 4-H members attend show Local 4-H members attend show
1 day ago -
Twenty-nine Indiana County 4-H members representing three clubs recently tested their equestrian skills at the annual Indiana County 4-H Horse Roundup held at Creekside Stables. [Read More]
Award winners reported at county fair Award winners reported at county fair
1 day ago -
The Indiana County Fair has reported these winners of awards in competition in a variety of departments. [Read More]
County fair reports award winners County fair reports award winners
1 day ago -
These winners have been reported in the exhibits and competition at the 153rd Indiana County Fair. [Read More]
Library to present series of speakers Library to present series of speakers
1 day ago -
The Indiana Free Library has announced a new series of history programs on a variety of topics presented by local historians: [Read More]
Class holds 57th reunion Class holds 57th reunion
1 day ago -
The Elders Ridge High School Class of 1958 held its 57th class reunion Aug. 8 at Patrick’s Pub, Apollo. [Read More]
REGIONAL ENTERTAINMENT CENTER REGIONAL ENTERTAINMENT CENTER
1 day ago -
Every Thursday, get the Gazette's complete listing of concerts, films, theater, music, dance and other performing arts. It's all one click away in the entertainment center. [Read More]
Band Night, through the ages Band Night, through the ages
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For years, Band Night at the Indiana County Fair has drawn huge crowds to see performances of bands throughout the area. Here’s a look at Band Night, through the ages. [Read More]
Harness racing family shines at county fair
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Harness racing family shines at county fair
2 days ago - - JAMES J. NESTOR, SEAN YODER
It was a hot race day Tuesday for horse and human. [Read More]
Tragedies mar IUP semester's start Tragedies mar IUP semester's start
2 days ago - - CHAUNCEY ROSS
Officials say an Indiana University of Pennsylvania student from Cambria County was discovered dead early Tuesday on Papermill Avenue near the campus parking garage, just off Oakland Avenue. [Read More]
New group forms to challenge tax process New group forms to challenge tax process
2 days ago - - CHAUNCEY ROSS
A second property owners’ group has been formed to organize a protest against the Indiana County property reassessment project. [Read More]

All Indiana Sports News

 
END ZONE EXTRA: Site gets another boost END ZONE EXTRA: Site gets another boost
1 day ago -
Due to the ongoing success of End Zone Extra, the Gazette is again looking to step up its online coverage of high school football. [Read More]
END ZONE EXTRA: In any language, Indians form tight bond END ZONE EXTRA: In any language, Indians form tight bond
1 day ago - - MATTHEW BURGLUND
The three words are kept in their original language so their meaning will not get lost in translation. [Read More]
END ZONE EXTRA: Talented Indians ready to roll END ZONE EXTRA: Talented Indians ready to roll
1 day ago - - MATTHEW BURGLUND
When coach Mark Zilinskas looks at his quarterback, he sees him through two sets of eyes. [Read More]
END ZONE EXTRA: Teams adapt to shorter camps END ZONE EXTRA: Teams adapt to shorter camps
1 day ago -
Indiana County football teams had to deal with shorter preparation time this year. [Read More]
END ZONE EXTRA: Defense remains strength for Comets END ZONE EXTRA: Defense remains strength for Comets
1 day ago - - CARLY KROUSE
KENWOOD — Penns Manor’s defense was good last year. They led the area in total defense and had a plus-10 turnover margin. [Read More]
END ZONE EXTRA: Comets still wearing big target END ZONE EXTRA: Comets still wearing big target
1 day ago - - CARLY KROUSE
KENWOOD — Coach Bill Packer and the Penns Manor Comets are no strangers to feeling the heat. Because of the program’s success in recent years, the Comets have had a target on their back year after year. [Read More]
END ZONE EXTRA: Line turns into pleasant surprise for Bobcats END ZONE EXTRA: Line turns into pleasant surprise for Bobcats
1 day ago - - CARLY KROUSE
BLAIRSVILLE — Blairsville might not have many linemen, but quarterback Ryan Shirley is a fan of the ones who are there. [Read More]
END ZONE EXTRA: New Bobcats set out on their own END ZONE EXTRA: New Bobcats set out on their own
1 day ago - - CARLY KROUSE
BLAIRSVILLE — After Blairsville finished last season at 11-1 and came up just short of an appearance in the district championship game, the Bobcats have to make a fresh start this year. [Read More]
END ZONE EXTRA: Wildcats look for push up front END ZONE EXTRA: Wildcats look for push up front
1 day ago - - JUSTIN GERWICK
HOMER CITY — The Homer-Center Wildcats entered preseason camp with a lot of questions. [Read More]
END ZONE EXTRA: Transfer QB fills big hole for Wildcats END ZONE EXTRA: Transfer QB fills big hole for Wildcats
1 day ago - - JUSTIN GERWICK
HOMER CITY — It would be nearly impossible to fill the gaps left by the departure of a senior class of 16 players who led the Homer-Center Wildcats to a 25-19 record, two playoff appearances, a Heritage Conference championship and a District 6 championship over the past four seasons. [Read More]

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ACCIDENTS ACCIDENTS
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A pedestrian suffered moderate injuries Wednesday when he was struck trying to cross the road at routes 286 and 403 at 5:50 p.m., according to state police. [Read More]
Rock-throwing incident results in jail sentences Rock-throwing incident results in jail sentences
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LEWISBURG — Three young men apologized to their victim on Thursday after a judge sentenced them to time behind bars for throwing a rock from an interstate overpass, striking the woman in the head and causing her severe brain damage. [Read More]
Officials probe woman's death Officials probe woman's death
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BURRELL TOWNSHIP — A Shelocta woman was found dead in a camper trailer Tuesday in Burrell Township, according to state police in Indiana. [Read More]
Fire damages home Fire damages home
1 day ago - - TOM PEEL
Five fire departments were called to a structure fire this morning along Route 286 in Conemaugh Township, according to Indiana County 911. [Read More]
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
1 day ago -
Someone stole two 50-foot sections of red industrial garden hose and an oscillating sprinkler Tuesday from the north side of Stright Hall on the Indiana University of Pennsylvania campus during the early morning hours, according to campus police. [Read More]
Items found
1 day ago -
State police at Indiana barracks said they found a small amount cash in the Walmart parking at 3100 Oakland Ave. in White Township on Aug. 23. [Read More]
ACCIDENTS ACCIDENTS
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A Clymer man suffered moderate injuries Wednesday afternoon in a collision at the intersection of Route 286 and Starford Road, according to state police. [Read More]
Judge to reconsider online threat case
1 day ago -
JOHNSTOWN (AP) — A federal judge has been asked to reconsider a magistrate’s order to release a 19-year-old Pennsylvania man while he awaits trial on charges that he made Facebook threats to kill preschool children. [Read More]
Ex-Sen. Jane Orie appeals conviction Ex-Sen. Jane Orie appeals conviction
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PITTSBURGH — Former Pennsylvania Sen. Jane Orie filed a federal appeal Wednesday of her state criminal conviction and prison sentence, arguing as she has previously without success in state court that a second trial amounted to double jeopardy. [Read More]
Officials probe five packages sent to girls
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MURRYSVILLE (AP) — Five suspicious packages addressed to girls who had been in touch with a California man on social media were intercepted and destroyed at a post office in the Pittsburgh suburbs. [Read More]

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Gazette readers' birthdays: Sept. 4 Gazette readers' birthdays: Sept. 4
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES HOSPITAL NOTES
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Indiana Regional Medical Center, Sept. 3, 2015 [Read More]
FIRST BIRTHDAY: Benjamin Brilhart FIRST BIRTHDAY: Benjamin Brilhart
1 day ago -
Benjamin Stephen Brilhart celebrated his first birthday on Aug. 28, 2015. [Read More]
FIRST BIRTHDAY: Everett Porter FIRST BIRTHDAY: Everett Porter
1 day ago -
Everett Finnegan Porter celebrated his first birthday with a family party on July 25, 2015, at his home in Kittanning. [Read More]
SECOND BIRTHDAY: Roen Cassidy SECOND BIRTHDAY: Roen Cassidy
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Roen Max Cassidy celebrated her second birthday on July 20, 2015, with a Minnie Mouse party. [Read More]
SECOND BIRTHDAY: Abigail Wright SECOND BIRTHDAY: Abigail Wright
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Abigail Grace Wright celebrated her second birthday on July 18, 2015, with a “Sophia the First” party with her brother, sister and family. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Sept. 3 Gazette readers' birthdays, Sept. 3
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today ... [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES HOSPITAL NOTES
1 day ago -
Indiana Regional Medical Center, Sept. 2, 2015: [Read More]
IUP announces May 2015 graduates IUP announces May 2015 graduates
2 days ago -
The following area students have completed requirements for graduation from Indiana University of Pennsylvania as of May 2015. [Read More]
Gazette readers birthdays, Sept. 2 Gazette readers birthdays, Sept. 2
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]

All World News

 
Trump signs pledge, vows no third-party bid Trump signs pledge, vows no third-party bid
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NEW YORK — Caving to intense Republican lobbying, presidential candidate Donald Trump ruled out the prospect of a third-party White House bid on Thursday and vowed to support whoever wins the party’s nomination — a U-turn made easier by his position at the front of the field. [Read More]
Pittsburgh offer leaves Chrysler alone in flash-flood lawsuit
12 minutes ago -
PITTSBURGH — The city of Pittsburgh’s recent decision to pay $375,000 to settle legal claims brought by families of four people killed in flash flooding leaves Chrysler as the remaining defendant. [Read More]
Ex-Guatemalan president jailed Ex-Guatemalan president jailed
13 minutes ago -
GUATEMALA CITY — Otto Perez Molina spent his first night as an ex-president in military custody following a historic day in which he resigned and Guatemala’s Congress swore in Vice President Alejandro Maldonado to serve the remainder of his term. [Read More]
Kraft Heinz expands Kraft Singles recall
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NEW YORK (AP) — Kraft Heinz is expanding a recall of Kraft Singles products, saying a problem with the packaging film affects 10 times as many cases as it first thought. [Read More]
Trio charged with running $54M Ponzi scheme
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Three people were charged Thursday with running a $54 million Ponzi scheme built on promises of a green energy technology that would turn trash into fuel and “carbon-negative” housing developments, neither of which were ever fully developed, federal prosecutors said. [Read More]
Rock-throwing incident results in jail sentences Rock-throwing incident results in jail sentences
22 minutes ago -
LEWISBURG — Three young men apologized to their victim on Thursday after a judge sentenced them to time behind bars for throwing a rock from an interstate overpass, striking the woman in the head and causing her severe brain damage. [Read More]
Biden not sure if he will seek presidency Biden not sure if he will seek presidency
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ATLANTA — Vice President Joe Biden says he is unsure if he will seek the Democratic presidential nomination, saying his decision will hinge on whether he and his family have the “emotional energy to run.” [Read More]
Official: Islamic militants destroy ancient tombs in Syria
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DAMASCUS, Syria — Islamic State militants destroyed three ancient tower tombs in the central city of Palmyra in the last few days, a Syrian government official said today. [Read More]
French investigators confirm wing part is from Flight 370 French investigators confirm wing part is from Flight 370
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PARIS — French investigators have formally identified a washed-up piece of airplane debris found in July on a remote island in the Indian Ocean as part of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, a Boeing 777 that disappeared more than a year ago with 239 people aboard. [Read More]
King cobra on the loose in Florida
32 minutes ago -
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Wildlife officials say they are searching for an 8-foot-long king cobra snake that escaped from a home in Orlando. [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
Letter to the Editor: Tax reassessment should concern renters Letter to the Editor: Tax reassessment should concern renters
1 day ago -
This letter is to all renters, whether you are students or residents of Indiana County. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Seek cooperation with commissioners Letter to the Editor: Seek cooperation with commissioners
1 day ago -
Speaking from experience, I believe a reassessment of real estate values in Indiana County is long overdue. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Reasons for 'dismay' over reassessment Letter to the editor: Reasons for 'dismay' over reassessment
2 days ago -
Recently Commissioner Rod Ruddock expressed his “dismay” regarding his colleague’s independent release of a statement regarding reassessment. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: What about the rest of Indiana Borough? Letter to the editor: What about the rest of Indiana Borough?
2 days ago -
I am not so much worried about the construction, dust and disruption that’s going on along Philadelphia Street in Indiana. What I am most worried about — no, actually disgusted about — is the ongoing spending of borough money for “the destination experience.” [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Let's look for ways to relieve tax burden Letter to the Editor: Let's look for ways to relieve tax burden
3 days ago -
I think it’s time for the county commissioners, school board and the state to start working together to find a way to eliminate property taxes altogether. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Commissioners need to repair past neglect Letter to the Editor: Commissioners need to repair past neglect
3 days ago -
I agree with the person who wrote, “It’s definitely time for a reality check for our county commissioners.” [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Accident response a testament to county Letter to the Editor: Accident response a testament to county
3 days ago -
Indiana County once again showed me why I am so grateful to reside here. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: The vanishing American dream Letter to the editor: The vanishing American dream
5 days ago -
Obviously, a county property reassessment was necessary. Death and taxes are inevitable. But the formula used in Indiana County is flawed. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: State required tax hike for pension system Letter to the editor: State required tax hike for pension system
5 days ago -
As Paul Harvey used to say: Now, the rest of the story. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Another state agency asks for more money Letter to the editor: Another state agency asks for more money
5 days ago -
Well now, the game commission needs to raise rates because they need over $80 million a year to operate. Here we go with another government entity taking more. [Read More]
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