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LHU’s Addison Monroe runs to All-American status

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FROM STAFF REPORTS BRADENTON, Fla. - Addison Monroe (Lewistown, Pa./Mifflin County) of the Lock Haven University men’s outdoor track & field team earned Second Team All-American honors after finishing 11th (30:10.08) in the 10,000-meter run Thursday at the 2017 NCAA Division II ...

Knauff, Probert face off for seat in November

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LOCK HAVEN — Keystone Central School Board President James P. Knauff has won the Democratic nomination and will be facing Republican challenger Eric Probert in the November General Election. The two are seeking the Region IX seat on the board representing Western Clinton County. The ...

Penn State's Saquon Barkley (26) and Trace McSorley (9) celebrate a touchdown during third quarter action of the Nittany Lions game with USC in the 103rd Rose Bowl.  No. 9 USC rallied to defeat the No. 5 Nittany Lions, 52-49 in the highest-scoring Rose Bowl ever played on Jan. 2, 2017.

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Penn State’s opener vs. Akron set to kickoff at noon on ABC

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UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - Penn State Football’s season opener against Akron September 2 will kick at noon and air live on ABC. The game will also air on the Penn State Sports Network and GoPSUsports.com. The Nittany Lions are 5-0 all-time against the Zips. The squads last met in 2014 when Penn ...

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Curve blanked to cap sweep, fifth straight loss for Altoona

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CURVE, Pa. - The Altoona Curve’s offensive struggles on Thursday morning in a 2-0 loss to the Akron RubberDucks at Peoples Natural Gas Field. The loss was the fifth straight four the Curve as the RubberDucks completed a four-game sweep. Altoona (24-20) scattered only four hits throughout ...

Shore Servers Serve It Up!

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Shore Servers served it up again this season! Shore Servers teams participated in three volleyball tournaments this spring. The first tournament was on April 7 at the Monroeville Pro Sports Center near Pittsburgh, PA. Shore Servers U.S. Seals team played in the Sr. B division at this ...

Joseph leads Phillies over Rockies 2-1 in 11 innings

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PHILADELPHIA — Tommy Joseph hit a tying home run in the seventh inning and a winning single in the 11th, lifting the Philadelphia Phillies over Colorado 2-1 Thursday and stopping the Rockies from a four-game sweep. Joseph homered off Tyler Anderson and lined the game-ending hit against ...

Trust Colangelo: 76ers Prez holds reigns on Process

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CAMDEN, N.J. — Bryan Colangelo is not masking inferior basketball with a snappy nickname. The only banner he wants raised is one for the next Philadelphia 76ers’ championship. The effort toward a title — OK, let’s face it, anything near .500 — could get the breakthrough the ...

North East Bradford's Katie Boardman slides safely onto second as Bucktail's Kayli Casper puts on the late tag in the Lady Bucks 14-0 loss against the Lady Panthers.

Lady Bucks softball’s historic season comes to an end

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By KEVIN RAUCH For The Express TURBOTVILLE-The surprising and most successful Bucktail softball season in school history came to a sudden end yesterday in Turbotville when the Lady Bucks were knocked out of the second round of the post-season, by a wicked North East Bradford squad that ...

Yesterday at Penn State University, Bellefonte High School won the district championship for the second season in a row. (The Express/Tim Weight)

Bellefonte dominates their way to repeat championship

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UNIVERSITY PARK - For the second straight season, Bellefonte has bragging rights as the district champions. At PSU’s Nittany Lion Softball park, the Red Raiders whitewashed the Somerset Eagles in five innings, 10-0, en route to its second consecutive district championship. “I think we ...

Penn State fans celebrate after the Nittany Lions defeated the Badgers, 38-31 to claim the 2016 Big Ten Football Conference Championship.

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Nittany Lion Club Presale for Football Tickets Begins May 30

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UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - Members of the Penn State Nittany Lion Club will have the opportunity to participate in an exclusive presale for Penn State football single game tickets beginning Tuesday, May 30. Nittany Lion Club members are scheduled in NLC point total order between Tuesday, May 30 and ...

Women’s Tennis Doubles League

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Women’s Percentage Tennis Doubles League will begin Wednesday, June 7, 2017. Members will meet at 6:00 PM at the Central Mountain High School courts. Membership will include rotating to play with 3 different partners each set. Attendance each Wednesday is not necessary. A one-time membership ...

Altoona falls behind early, cannot catch up to ‘Ducks

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CURVE, Pa. - The Altoona Curve recorded a season-low two hits and dropped their fourth straight game, losing to the Akron RubberDucks, 3-2, on Wednesday in front of a crowd of 6,556 on School Kids’ Education Day at Peoples Natural Gas Field. Altoona (24-19) got to within one run in the ...

Penn St. Football’s Newsock wins 2017 SAVVY Award

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UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - Penn State Football Assistant Video Director Blake Newsock was honored by the Collegiate Sports Video Association (CSVA) in Atlanta last week. Newsock won the Highlight SAVVY for his video titled “The Process IV.” There are three SAVVY award categories: ...

Women’s Volleyball Ticket Renewals Now Available

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UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Season ticket renewal for the 2017 Penn State women’s volleyball season begin today. Fans will have until Friday, June 23 to renew their tickets for the upcoming season. Fans can process renewals through the Penn State Athletics Account Manager, found here, by ...

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Penn State Baseball’s Biasi named All-Big Ten

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ROSEMONT, Ill. – A pair from Penn State received Big Ten baseball honors, as junior pitcher Sal Biasi (Hazle Township, Pa.) was named to the All Big-Ten second team and senior catcher Alex Malinsky (Apex, N.C.) was named as a Sportsmanship Award honoree. The selections, made by the league’s ...