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Hagenman, Lehman sign with Major League Baseball franchises

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UNIVERSITY PARK – A pair of Penn State baseball pitchers have joined the professional ranks, as Justin Hagenman (Voorhees, N.J.) signed with the Los Angeles Dodgers and Taylor Lehman (Pittsburgh, Pa.) signed with the Philadelphia Phillies. Hagenman will forego his senior season with the ...

Penn State Men’s Hockey adds four to 2018-19 recruiting class

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UNIVERSITY PARK – Head coach Guy Gadowsky and the Penn State men’s ice hockey team completed their 2018-19 recruiting efforts by signing four additional players to national letters of intent earlier this month, bringing the class total to six. Last November the Nittany Lions inked forward ...

Penn State remains in Learfield Cup’s Top 10

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UNIVERSITY PARK – With the 2017-18 intercollegiate athletics calendar nearing completion, Penn State remains among the nation’s Top 10 in the Learfield Directors’ Cup standings. In the latest spring standings, the Nittany Lions are ranked No. 10. Penn State received Directors’ Cup ...

Penn State represented for Pan American

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The Penn State women’s volleyball program continues to be represented on the international level as Simone Lee, Haleigh Washington, Aiyanna Whitney, and Alisha Glass Childress will all represent the Nittany Lions as the U.S. Women’s National Team will hold its ...

DiVincenzo’s path: NCAA title-game star to NBA draft hopeful

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Donte DiVincenzo’s plan was to come out and test the NBA draft waters this spring, with the expectation that he would be returning to Villanova for another season. And then the national championship game happened. The hero of Villanova’s win over Michigan picked the perfect moment to ...

Suarez, Votto lead Reds to 8-6 victory over Pirates

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PITTSBURGH — Billy Hamilton is well aware of his struggles at the plate. The Cincinnati Reds centerfielder has tried to stay positive even as his average and his spot in the batting order dropped at an alarming rate, trying to focus on being a more complete player until his swing ...

Franco HR, 4 RBIs as Phils hold off Brew Crew, 10-9

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MILWAUKEE — Maikel Franco homered and drove in four runs and the Philadelphia Phillies held off Milwaukee’s ninth-inning rally to beat the Brewers 10-9 on Sunday. Rhys Hoskins and Odubel Herrera also homered as the Phillies took two of three from the Brewers, who are tied with Atlanta for ...

USA FINAL X WRESTLING: penn state university alumni

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By ANDY ELDER For The Express UNIVERSITY PARK — David Taylor was always a Rec Hall crowd favorite during his days on the Penn State wrestling team. The mutual admiration continued Saturday night. Taylor was one of six athletes to earn a spot on the U.S. Senior Freestyle World Team and a ...

scott baker’s opportunities and goals: part II

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By SCOTT BAKER sbaker@lockhaven.com Footwork and ball control. Those were the main points of emphasis as the Lady Wildcats Soccer team held a voluntary workout session at Malinak Stadium last Monday evening. Similar sessions have been ongoing since December — both indoors and now ...

Scott Baker’s Walkin’ The Sidelines: Lessons Learned

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Hitting homeruns is a skill. Some get paid a lot of money for having that skill. They’re professionals. However, growing up, I remember very clearly kids getting paid by their parents and grandparents for hitting homeruns. That was other kids. Not me. I had mean parents. Ok, so I ...

Alex Anghelescu joins Penn State Women’s Tennis coaching staff

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UNIVERSITY PARK — Former Atlantic Coast Conference standout Alex Anghelescu has joined the Penn State family as an assistant coach with the Nittany Lion women’s tennis team. Anghelescu comes to Happy Valley after both playing and coaching at two ACC schools. Anghelescu most recently ...

Central Mountain Basketball to host clinic

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Central Mountain boys basketball will be hosting a skill development clinic for boys entering grades 4-8 through June 18-21. The cost is $65 per camper. Campers will be instructed by current Central Mountain players and guest speakers. Camp has been moved from Central Mountain High School to ...

PSU’s Barratt invited to World Junior Showcase

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Rising sophomore Evan Barratt (Bristol, Pa.) was named one of 42 players who have been invited to the 2018 World Junior Summer Showcase as announced by USA Hockey earlier Friday morning. The camp will be held from July 28 through August 4 in Kamloops, British ...

Pirates’ Kang reinstated from the restricted list

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang has been reinstated from the restricted list and optioned to Triple-A Indianapolis after missing last season and the first part of this year because of visa issues. The 31-year-old Kang was unable to secure a work visa to travel from his ...

Own-goal earns Iran 1-0 win over Morocco at World Cup

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ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — Aziz Bouhaddouz, head in his hands and face buried in the turf, was probably unaware of the opposing players and coaches swarming all around him in jubilation. Some teammates tried to console him, but it did little good. In the second dramatic finish to a World ...