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Despite being prepared, Little League always ready for surprises

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WILLIAMSPORT - Steve Keener is ready for surprises. In 38 years with Little League International, he’s come to expect surprises during the annual Little League World Series no matter how much the organization prepares for its biggest event. So as the start of the tournament approaches, ...

PSU running back greats excited about Miles Sanders

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UNIVERSITY PARK - Two of the greatest running backs in Penn State history, Ki-Jana Carter and Blair Thomas, raved about Saquon Barkley, of course, and said they are excited to see Miles Sanders carry on the school’s terrific tailback tradition. “Saquon was the man. Now it’s Miles’ ...

PSAC announces men’s soccer preseason coaches’ poll

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FROM STAFF REPORTS LOCK HAVEN, Pa. - Yesterday, August 14, the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) announced the men's soccer preseason coaches' poll and the Lock Haven University men's soccer team was listed at No. 7 in the preseason rankings. West Chester picked up four ...

Scott Baker’s Walkin’ the Sideline: SENIORITIS

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Senioritis You have played your sport since the age of five. You've dreamt of playing varsity. Perhaps, you've achieved that goal. You're now entering your senior year. You will have one more year to participate in high school athletics. What does that get you? What does that mean? What ...

Giants’ Barkley misses practice, Lions’ Glasgow leaves it

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By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer ALLEN PARK, Mich. — Saquon Barkley stood and watched, for the most part, resting his strained left hamstring as the New York Giants practiced against the Detroit Lions on Tuesday. “He’s day to day,” Giants coach Pat Shurmur said. Barkley, a rookie ...

Carson Wentz’s status for Week 1 remains uncertain

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By ROB MAADDI AP Pro Football Writer PHILADELPHIA — Carson Wentz expects to participate in 11-on-11 drills next week, but it’s uncertain whether he’ll be ready for the season opener. The defending Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles host the Atlanta Falcons on Sept. 6. Wentz’s ...

PSAC announces women’s soccer preseason coaches’ poll

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FROM STAFF REPORTS LOCK HAVEN, Pa. -Monday, August 13, the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) announced the women's soccer preseason coaches' poll and the Lock Haven University women's soccer team was listed at No. 14 in the preseason rankings. West Chester received seven ...

Local Auto Racing round up

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By JAMIE BIRD For The Express If it's the first full week of August, it must be that time where a small mid-west town swells from 7,300 to well over 21,000 residents, or to any sprint car fan...just call it "The Nationals." They will know you mean it is time for the annual migration to ...

Suspended Clinton County Motor Speedway to resume this

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FROM STAFF REPORTS Lock Haven, PA- The Clinton County Motor Speedway will attempt to return to action after enduring four straight rain outs at the 3/8th mile oval. Last Friday, August 10, race cars made it onto the speedway for partial warm-up periods before heavy thundershowers ...

Penn State Women’s Basketball in Spain: Day 2 and 3

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The Penn State Women’s Basketball Team is in Spain from Aug. 9-18 and each day a different Lady Lion student-athlete or coach will be taking fans behind the scenes of what the team experienced that day. We continue with assistant coach Tamika Jeter. DAY 2: Lady Lions Travel Blog Day ...

Haley Miller joins Penn State Women’s Soccer coaching staff

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UNIVERSITY PARK – Haley Miller has joined the Penn State women’s soccer coaching staff as a volunteer assistant coach, as announced by head coach Erica Dambach. Miller, a former captain for the James Madison Dukes, brings four years of coaching experience to the Nittany Lions. “Haley ...

Rodriguez sparkles again, Giants beat Pittsburgh 4-3

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SAN FRANCISCO — Dereck Rodriguez pitched seven innings of two-hit ball to continue his sparkling rookie season and the San Francisco Giants beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-3 on Sunday. Rodriguez (6-1) faced three batters over the minimum, allowing one run with four strikeouts and a walk. Both ...