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The NCAA announced the 2018 Division I wrestling qualifying tournament allocations on Thursday, February 22, 2018. (Photo courtesy of Lock Haven University Wrestling)

NCAA announces DI qualifier allocations, updated rankings

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INDIANAPOLIS – Thursday, Feb. 22, the NCAA announced the 2018 Division I wrestling qualifying tournament allocations for the upcoming NCAA Division I Championships. The NCAA also released an updated edition of both the coaches’ panel rankings and RPI. The Eastern Wrestling League was ...

Blue-White game set to kick at 3 p.m. on April 21

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UNIVERSITY PARK — The culmination of Penn State football’s spring practices is the Blue-White Game presented by Xfinity, which is set for Saturday, April 21 at 3 p.m. in Beaver Stadium. The game will air live on the Big Ten Network, Penn State Sports Network and ...

Pirates’ Taillon ‘different’ after surgery

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BRADENTON, Fla. — Jameson Taillon never allowed himself much time to think about his bout with testicular cancer last season. The Pittsburgh pitcher’s focus from nearly the moment he received the diagnosis in early May was to return to the mound as quickly as possible. Just five weeks ...

Tom Elling’s Wrestling Mat-ters: The Mental Side

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At this time of the year, most wrestlers are in peak physical condition. They have been tested through rugged schedules, and their technique is as good as it will be for post-season. But now, during the PIAA run, the difference between their standing on the podium and advancing to the next ...

Lock Haven Wrestling ranked No. 23 in final poll

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LOCK HAVEN – On December 5, 2017, the Lock Haven University wrestling team returned to the national rankings for the first time in 15 years and the Bald Eagles will end what has been a historic 2017-18 regular season ranked No. 23. On Tuesday), LHU was ranked No. 23 in the final USA ...

Bald Eagles look to soar at PSAC T&F Championships

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LOCK HAVEN – The Lock Haven University women’s indoor track & field team is set to compete at the 2017-18 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Indoor Championships hosted by Edinboro University. The two-day meet starts on Saturday February 24 at 11:00 a.m. Co-head coach ...

No. 23 LHU Lacrosse opens 2018 season with 16-10 win

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LOCK HAVEN – Alex O’Herrick (Barto, Pa./Boyertown) did it all and her all-around sensational individual effort was headlined by four goals which sparked the No. 23 Lock Haven University lacrosse team (1-0) to a 16-10 win over visiting Georgian Court University (0-1). Wednesday marked the ...

Penn State seniors to be honored prior to game against Michigan

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UNIVERSITY PARK – The Penn State men’s basketball program will honor its seniors in a ceremony prior to the start of the Nittany Lions’ contest vs. No. 17 Michigan on Wednesday, February 21 at the Bryce Jordan Center. Guard Shep Garner, forward Julian Moore and senior managers Mike ...

Bald Eagles Swimming prepares for PSAC

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LOCK HAVEN – The Lock Haven University swimming team is ready to compete at the 2018 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Championships. The four-day meet begins Wednesday, February 21 and runs through Saturday, February 24 at the Graham Aquatic Center in York, ...

SpikesFest Suite Special now available for fans

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STATE COLLEGE — All of the fun of SpikesFest 2018, the Spikes’ annual indoor winter carnival, can last through the summertime when you take advantage of the SpikesFest Suite Special. The SpikesFest Suite Special means all fans booking a Luxury Suite for a 2018 Spikes home game by March 9 ...

Penn State Swimming & Diving set for B1G Championships

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UNIVERSITY PARK — The Penn State men will take their turn at the Big Ten Swimming & Diving Championships beginning with a pair of relays Wednesday. The four-day meet will be hosted by Minnesota in the Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center. SCHEDULE The event begins at 6:30 p.m. ET Wednesday ...

Messina named Assistant AD for Athletic Training Services

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UNIVERSITY PARK – Penn State has announced the promotion of long-time athletic trainer Renee Messina to Assistant Athletic Director for Athletic Training Services. Messina is a Penn State graduate who has been a member of the Nittany Lions’ athletic training staff since 1992, serving in a ...

SpikesFest Flex Book Special on through March 9

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In celebration of SpikesFest 2018, you can add to the fun with the SpikesFest Flex Book Special! Every Flex Book order placed until the end of business on Friday, March 9 means you get a BONUS voucher - 13 undated vouchers for the price of 10! 2018 FLEX BOOK DETAILS -Each book contains 12 ...

Gerard Arceri picks up a pair of weekly honors

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UNIVERSITY PARK – Penn State men’s lacrosse sophomore Gerard Arceri was named the Big Ten Specialist of the Week, as well as, being named to the USILA Team of the Week for his dominating performance against Stony Brook on Saturday, as announced by the league office and USILA on Tuesday ...