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Shawn Curtis

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Hilltoppers knock Rams from postseason Hilltoppers knock Rams from postseason
59 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
JOHNSTOWN — Managing just two shots against top-seeded Westmont Hilltop, the Penns Valley boys’ soccer team saw its season come to an end Thursday at Richland High School, falling to the Hilltoppers 5-0. Just don’t think that an elimination in the District 6 Class A semifinal [Read More]
Steelers get handed an ugly loss at the Black Hole Steelers get handed an ugly loss at the Black Hole
59 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
Just when it looked like the Pittsburgh Steelers were putting their 0-4 start behind them with steady improvement in all phases of the game, Sunday happened. All that momentum from two straight wins? Gone in 93 yards on Sunday’s first snap at O.co Coliseum. Terrelle Pryor sold a [Read More]
All of a sudden, Steelers are fun to watch again All of a sudden, Steelers are fun to watch again
60 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
PITTSBURGH – It’s highly unlikely that Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley read or heard any complaints about his role in the team’s 0-4 start. While the team’s many faults beyond a few play calls here and there were as much to blame as the seemingly [Read More]
Win over Jets could propel Steelers to bigger and better things Win over Jets could propel Steelers to bigger and better things
61 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
It’s either the start of a spirited turnaround or just an aberration amongst a season that will show frustrating futility for the Super Bowl-era’s most prolific franchise. However you slice it, the Pittsburgh Steelers put an egg into the win basket against the New York Jets. Throughout [Read More]
Winless Steelers need to make a statement Winless Steelers need to make a statement
62 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
The reality of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 0-4 start is that a postseason berth — kind of a longshot before Sept. 8 when the Steelers were 0-0 — is in some sort of funky movie-miracle territory where a playmaking defensive back or dominant offensive line falls from the sky and [Read More]
Steelers left searching for answers following 0-3 start Steelers left searching for answers following 0-3 start
64 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
PITTSBURGH — For what it’s worth, Sunday’s 40-23 loss to the Chicago Bears held positives. Spotting the Bears 17 points in the first quarter and then allowing Chicago to swing the game’s last 13 points when it felt like the Steelers just might pull the game out? Not quite [Read More]
Steelers' running game has been grounded Steelers' running game has been grounded
65 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
In two games the Pittsburgh Steelers have rushed for a total of 75 yards. Adrian Peterson’s only touchdown of the season – a 78-yard romp against the Lions in Week 1 — has covered more ground than the Steelers have in 31 attempts between seven players. That’s 2.4 yards per [Read More]
Brace yourselves, Pirates fans — .500 is a reality Brace yourselves, Pirates fans — .500 is a reality
67 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
There is a possibility that when you’re reading this edition of The Centre County Gazette, the Pittsburgh Pirates will have 81 — or 82 — wins. That sentence alone should be cause for a celebration. Not a parade, just a celebration. C’mon, there’s still work to be done [Read More]
Wheaton's impact could be huge for Steelers Wheaton's impact could be huge for Steelers
68 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
Will Markus Wheaton make Steelers fans forget about Mike Wallace? In a word: No. Wallace’s gift of speed and ability to seemingly get behind any defender — even when a cornerback would line himself up to get about a 10-yard head start when Wallace’s pattern sent him deep — [Read More]
Area high school football capsules Area high school football capsules
68 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
A closer look at several area high school football teams: Central 2012: 8-3, District 6 Class AA qualifier (lost to Forest Hills in quarterfinals) Key 2013 matchup(s): Sept. 6, at Tyrone; Sept. 13, Clearfield; Oct. 4, Fort Hill. Keep your eyes on …:  Austin Cunningham passed for [Read More]
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