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Tribune-Review/Valley News Dispatch sports correspondent and columnist George Guido is retiring after 50 years in journalism.
George Guido: After 50 years, wishing a fond farewell
January 7, 2023
Well, my dear readers, it’s time to say goodbye.

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Union’s Braylon Thomas celebrates as time expires in the WPIAL Class A championship game against Bishop Canevin on Friday, Nov. 25, 2022, at Acrisure Stadium.
2022 WPIAL All-Conference Football: Union’s Braylon Thomas leads Big 7 award winners
December 24, 2022
Union quarterback Braylon Thomas and South Side linebacker Ryan Navarra earned the top individual awards in the Class A Big 7 all-conference voting.

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Union players earm up before facing Rochester in the WPIAL Class A semifinals Friday., Nov. 18, 2022.
Union gets past Rochester in battle of Cinderellas in WPIAL Class A semifinals
November 18, 2022
It’s a run that the Union Scotties faithful will remember forever.

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Bishop Canevin’s A’Zjaun Marshall eludes OLSH’s Ziggy McIntosh to score Oct. 22.
WPIAL football playoff preview capsules for Nov. 18-19, 2022
November 17, 2022
Let the gold rush begin on the gridiron.

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Pine-Richland’s Elijah Wentz celebrates a turnover forced by the Rams defense during a playoff game against Woodland Hills last Friday.
Chick’s Picks makes sure she doesn’t come up short while making WPIAL playoff predictions
Each year, at this critical point of the season, Chick’s Picks often finds herself needing a little more inspiration to carry her over the finish line.

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Thomas Jefferson coach Bill Cherpak earned his 300th career win Friday night.
5 things we learned in Week 11: Bill Cherpak joins ‘role model’ George Novak in WPIAL’s 300 club
November 13, 2022
Bill Cherpak could’ve succeeded in whatever career path he pursued, says his former high school football coach, recalling how the Steel Valley graduate already was a bright leader in those days.

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Thomas Jefferson captains Jordan Mayer, John Janusek, Peyton Krueger and Ryan Lawry take the field before facing Latrobe in a WPIAL Class 4A quarterfinal Friday, Nov. 11, 2022.
WPIAL announces playoff sites for semifinal football games
November 12, 2022
The stadiums of Canon-McMillan and North Allegheny were chosen by the WPIAL to host two of the eight football semifinal matchups scheduled for Friday.

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Central Valley’s Bret FitzSimmons celebrates his touchdown reception with Tyler Young during their game against Aliquippa on Friday, Oct. 28, 2022, at Freedom Area High School.
WPIAL football playoff preview capsules for Nov. 11, 2022
November 10, 2022
With some unneeded help from Mother Nature, 20 WPIAL football teams hope to slip and slide into next weekend with a shot at district gold alive and well.

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Woodland Hills running back Brandon Jones works out on Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022, at the Wolvarena.
Trib HSSN Football Team of the Week 2022: Week 10
November 6, 2022
In November, it is common for high school football fans and players to catch a bad case of playoff fever.

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High school football fans arrive at Hempfield’s Spartan Stadium prior to a WPIAL Class A playoff game between Greensburg Central Catholic and Rochester on Nov. 4, 2022, in Hempfield.
Rochester dominates Greensburg Central Catholic in WPIAL 1st round
November 4, 2022
A No. 14 seed in the WPIAL Class A playoffs apparently didn’t sit well with the Rochester football team. Don’t believe the Rams coaches and players if they tell you otherwise.

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