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Jersey Shore softball blanks Montoursville, 9-0

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By CHRIS MASSE For The Express Kylie Russell provided dominant pitching. Center fielder Hailey Stetts made a spectacular catch that saved a run and highlighted the team's stellar defensive performance. Brianna Herman delivered three RBIs and Lexi Schuler ripped two hits. Everything that ...

Jersey Shore softball blanks Montoursville, 9-0

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By CHRIS MASSE For The Express Kylie Russell provided dominant pitching. Center fielder Hailey Stetts made a spectacular catch that saved a run and highlighted the team's stellar defensive performance. Brianna Herman delivered three RBIs and Lexi Schuler ripped two hits. Everything that ...

Bellefonte baseball gets 5-0 win over Tyrone

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FROM STAFF REPORTS The Bellefonte boys baseball team cruised to a 5-0 away win against Tyrone. The win stretched Bellefonte’s record to 5-3, as the team is riding a 5-game win streak. The Red Raiders out-hit the Tyrone Golden Eagles, 7-3 in the game. CJ Funk recorded a game-high ...

LHU Bald Eagles get sweep over Shippensburg University

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By BILL ALBRIGHT Express Sports Writer LOCK HAVEN -- With the teams heading toward qualifying for the PSAC postseason, Lock Haven and Shippensburg both needed to take a big step forward this weekend. After a 7-1 mark the past two weekends, the Bald Eagles entered the first of two days ...

PSU: QB Tommy Stevens to transfer

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By CORY GIGER For The Express Tommy Stevens will transfer from Penn State, according to comments from his father Thursday, leaving Sean Clifford as the Nittany Lions' projected starting quarterback for this season and perhaps as many as three years. One day after news broke that Stevens ...

Penns Valley baseball gets 17-2 win over Central Dragons

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FROM STAFF REPORTS Aidan Brinker collected four hits in four at bats as Penns Valley Area Rams varsity baseball defeated Central, 17-2 on Thursday. Brinker singled in the first, singled in the fourth, and singled in the fifth. Penns Valley grabbed an early lead. They scored on a single ...

Softball remains unbeaten with win over CMVT

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FROM STAFF REPORTS The Bucktail Bucks softball team continued to roll as their undefeated season moved to 7-0 following yesterday’s 11-5 win over Columbia Montour Vo-Tech. Bucktail jumped out to a 5-0 lead after the first but would run into a rare case of misfortune when the Rams ...

PSU’s offensive line challenge heads into fall

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By NEIL RUDEL For The Express UNIVERSITY PARK - It's not wise to emerge from the Blue-White Game armed with sweeping conclusions. The game is less than a glorified scrimmage because the playbook is "vanilla," according to James Franklin, who also stacks the roster heavily in favor of the ...

LHU baseball gives the broom treatment to Kutztown

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By BILL ALBRIGHT Express Sports Writer LOCK HAVEN -- Over the years, the Lock Haven University and Kutztown University baseball teams have waged a number of battles on the diamond, and Saturday at Watkins Field, the two teams put on display two more of those hotly-contested ...

PSU: Highs and Lows of Blue and White game

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By NEIL RUDEL For The Express UNIVERSITY PARK -- Following are some abbreviated highlights and lowlights from the Blue's 24-7 victory over the White during Saturday's Blue-White Game at Beaver Stadium: Play of the game: Third-string quarterback Will Levis zinged a 59-yard touchdown ...

Islanders top Penguins 4-1 to take 3-0 series lead

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By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH — The New York Islanders don’t play a particularly sexy brandy of hockey. They forecheck. They backcheck. They block shots and take few risks, more focused on fundamentals than flash. It’s a style designed to frustrate opponents regardless ...