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Keyshon Camp (10) and John Morgan III (6) embrace after a defensive play during the ACC Championship football game.

Column | ACC title game win sets up Pitt football for long term success

By Frankie Richetti, Staff Writer December 6, 2021
In Saturday’s ACC Championship win over Wake Forest, Pitt earned its first outright conference title in program history. This victory sets the Panthers up for success well into the future, staff writer Frankie Richetti argues.
Pitt students celebrate Pitts Saturday night ACC Championship win against Wake Forest University at the intersection of Forbes and Oakland avenues.

Editorial | Pitt deserves to celebrate our football victory

By The Pitt News Editorial Board December 6, 2021
Having a good football team is something tangible that everyone can rally around to support, and after a difficult couple years, we deserve to celebrate it.
Defensive back Erick Hallett II (31) yells after being named the most valuable player of the ACC Championship game.

Pitt to play No. 10 Michigan State in Peach Bowl game on Dec. 30

By Dalton Coppola and Stephen Thompson December 5, 2021
Pitt football will play in the Peach Bowl game on Dec. 30 against No. 10 Michigan State. The team won its first-ever ACC championship Saturday night in Charlotte, North Carolina.
A Pitt student sits on another students shoulders in Oakland in a crowd celebrating Pitts ACC Championship win against Wake Forest University earlier in the night.

Hundreds of Pitt students take to Oakland streets to celebrate football victory

By Rebecca Johnson and Millicent Watt December 5, 2021
Around 500 students gathered outside the Cathedral of Learning — singing “Sweet Caroline” and chanting “Let’s Go Pitt” while the Victory Lights streamed overhead — late Saturday night to early Sunday morning to celebrate Pitt football’s win.
A Pitt student sits on another students shoulders in Oakland in a crowd celebrating Pitts ACC Championship win against Wake Forest University earlier in the night.

Photos: Students celebrate Pitt win in Oakland

By Clare Sheedy, Assistant Visual Editor December 5, 2021
After Pitt football’s ACC championship win against Wake Forest University in Charlotte, North Carolina on Saturday night, students celebrated in the streets of Oakland.
Sophomore running back Israel Abanikanda after scoring at the ACC Championship Game on Saturday night.

Pitt football claims first ACC football title

By Dalton Coppola, Assistant Sports Editor December 4, 2021
For the first time in its history, Pitt football is the ACC football champion, after taking down Wake Forest 45-21 on Saturday night.
Pitt fans cheer during Saturday evening’s ACC Championship Game at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Photos: ACC Championship Game Fans

By Pamela Smith, Visual Editor December 4, 2021
Pitt fans cheer on the Panthers as they face off against Wake Forest during Saturday evening’s ACC championship game.
Keyshon Camp (10) and John Morgan III (6) embrace after a defensive play during the ACC Championship football game.

Photos: ACC Championship Game

By Pamela Smith, Visual Editor December 4, 2021
The Pitt Panthers faced off against Wake Forest in front of a packed crowd at Saturday evening’s ACC Championship Game.
Pitt alumnus Tony Lupinetti (left) and former Pitt football player Troy Washington (right) pose at the ACC Fan Fest on Saturday afternoon.

Photos: ACC Football Fan Fest

By Pamela Smith, Visual Editor December 4, 2021

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Hundreds of Pitt fans, as well as Wake Forest fans, attended ACC Fan Fest Saturday afternoon in Charlotte’s Romare Bearden Park. Games, food and all of the ACC team mascots contributed...

A City police officer faces a line of people.

Oakland, South Side to see increased police presence Saturday night

By Stephen Thompson, Sports Editor December 3, 2021
In anticipation of the ACC Championship Game on Saturday, Pittsburgh Public Safety is allocating extra police units to the Oakland and South Side neighborhoods to deal with crowds and potential Pitt victory celebrations.
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