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Eric Buggs named LHU head volleyball coach

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LOCK HAVEN, Pa. – Eric Buggs has been named Lock Haven University's new head volleyball coach. Buggs brings with him vast NCAA Division I coaching experience and he is grateful for the opportunity, and excited to lead the program moving forward. "I want to thank Lock Haven University ...

Passion a big part of success for PSU D-line coach Spencer

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By CORY GIGER FOR THE EXPRESS UNIVERSITY PARK -- The guy is, admittedly, a little crazy. James Franklin says that, too, about Sean Spencer, Penn State's highly successful defensive line coach. So, what's crazy about him? "Other than a tattoo that says 'CHAOS?'" Spencer answers with a ...

Auto Racing Roundup: Ryan Smith takes Kramer cup

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By JAMIE BIRD For The Express The Kramer Cup was center stage on Saturday night at Selinsgrove Speedway and an excited Ryan Smith was standing beside it after he led the field in a 30-lap tribute honoring the late Kramer Wiliamson. Smith, at the wheel of the Heffner Racing/Red Robin ...

Keystone opens playoffs with 14-3 win over Williamsport

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By KENNY VARNER FOR THE Express BEECH CREEK - It was an electrifying start for the Keystone Little League All-Star team Sunday as they played host to the Little League District 12 opener. A 10-run second inning sparked the “Boys in Blue” as they took care of Williamsport, 14-3, in ...

Keystone Majors to open postseason Sunday

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FROM STAFF REPORTS The Keystone Majors All Star baseball teams opens the postseason Sunday with a home contest versus Williamsport. First pitch is scheduled for 2 p.m. at Blaine Kunes Memorial Field in Beech Creek. The Keystone 8-10 year olds face Jersey Shore Wednesday at 6 ...

Pirates rookie OF Reynolds making a quiet splash

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By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH — Bryan Reynolds made a promise during his first days as a major leaguer, a vow that spoke volumes about the understated Pittsburgh Pirates rookie outfielder’s mindset. It has helped him evolve from a relative unknown in the deal that sent ...

Fly In Calendar of Events

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LOCK HAVEN – Activities for the next two days at the five-day Sentimental Journey to Cub Haven Fly-In at Piper Airport are: TODAY 9 a.m. – Registration gates, indoor and outdoor commercial vendors open 9 a.m. – Piper Aviation Museum opens, until 6 p.m. 9 a.m. — Pre-registration ...

Mirror image: Pirates’ top pick Priester delivers on promise

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By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH — Quinn Priester picked up a dry-erase marker and jotted a couple of notes to himself on his bedroom mirror before his final season of high school baseball, something to provide a little extra nudge to get through the drudgery of a northern ...

Bossert Gallery — A display of monthly art pieces

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JOHN RISHEL/THE EXPRESS The Bossert Gallery at Ross Library offers a small but lovely exhibit area to the community for art shows of a wide variety. Those who sell pieces contribute a percentage to the library. Each show hangs for a month. In June, the Ross Adult Coloring Group which ...

Walkin the Sidelines-Summer Fun

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By SCOTT BAKER For The Express School is out for summer. School is out forever. Yeah, so the old song goes but let’s not get too carried away here. School is out, but surely not forever. Yes, summer fun has definitely begun. Summer is a favorite time of year for many. Warm ...

Madison Perry’s walk-off sends Eagles to State Championship

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By SHAREIK FLOWERS sflowers@lockhaven.com CRESSON- Clearfield doubted Madison Perry's ability to perform in the clutch during the final frame, and the Eagle freshman made the Bison pay dearly for it. During a two-out, scoreless game in the bottom of the seventh, Clearfield intentionally ...

BEA faces Clearfield today in state semifinals

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By SHAREIK FLOWERS sflowers@lockhaven.com WINGATE- Bald Eagle Area's 2019 season has been magical. They're 21-3 and captured a District 6 crown thanks to a 9-5 win over Chestnut Ridge. Now in the state playoffs their performance, against top-tier teams, has elevated. The Eagles handed South ...

Moustakas HR wins car for fan, Yelich HR, Brewers sweep Bucs

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By JOE TOTORAITIS Associated Press MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Brewers topped their crowd-pleasing Christian Yelich bobblehead giveaway with another surprise gift, thanks to Mike Moustakas. Moustakas launched a homer that won a new SUV for a fan, Yelich hit his major league-leading 24th ...

Online sports betting now live in PA

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By CORY GIGER For The Express Legal online sports betting has finally arrived in Pennsylvania after longer-than-expected delays. There's only one available online casino option for people to wager at so far. There also are still technology and legal issues that have to be addressed within ...

Alex Garbrick selected by New York Yankees in MLB Draft

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By AARON JAMES ajames@lockhaven.com Mill Hall native Alex Garbrick’s childhood dream came to fruition Wednesday when he was drafted by the New York Yankees in the 40th round of the 2019 Major League Baseball First Year Player Draft. The redshirt sophomore right-handed pitcher, and former ...