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LHU Wrestling named Top 30 All-Academic team

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MANHEIM – The Lock Haven University wrestling team has added another impressive honor to an already historic 2017-18 season. Today, the Bald Eagles were named a 2017-18 National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) Top-30 All-Academic Team, ranking 13th in Division I. LHU was the only ...

Five Lion Wrestlers earn All-Academic

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UNIVERSITY PARK – Five members of the Penn State Nittany Lion wrestling team have been named to the National Wrestling Coaches Association National All-Academic Team. The NWCA announced the team and Penn State once again placed in the top 20 nationally in team grade point average as ...

Spring Ball Features: Wade making strikes at Safety

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UNIVERSITY PARK — This time last year Lamont Wade was nearly finished with his first spring season, set to take the field at Beaver Stadium for his first Blue-White outing. Seated inside the fueling station at the Lasch Building nearly 365 days later, Wade paused for a moment to look ...

Penn State Men’s Gymnastics poised for NCAA Championships

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MEN’S GYMNASTICS READY FOR NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS The Penn State men’s gymnastics team is in search of its nation-leading 13th National Championship Friday, April 20-Saturday, April 21 at UIC. The Nittany Lions will compete in session II with the first event slated for 7 p.m. The top ...

Big Ten Conf. sets 2018-19 Men’s Basketball opponents

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CHICAGO, Ill.— The Penn State men’s basketball team will face Illinois, Maryland, Michigan, Nebraska, Purdue, Rutgers and Wisconsin for home and away games in its 2018-19 season. The Big Ten Conference announced the seven “double play” opponents and six “single play” opponents for ...

Nittany Lions Men’s Volleyball heads to EIVA Championships

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UNIVERSITY PARK – Postseason volleyball has arrived and the Penn State men’s volleyball program will head to Fairfax, Va. as the No. 2 seed in the EIVA Championships and face No. 3 seed Harvard in the semifinals on Thursday (April 19) inside the Recreation Athletic Center on the campus of ...

LHU Football’s Spring Game set for Saturday

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LOCK HAVEN – On Saturday, April 21 at 2 p.m. the Lock Haven University football team will hold its annual Crimson & White Spring Game, which is part of LHU’s 2018 Accepted Student Day. LHU head coach Dave Taynor’s team will kick off at 2 p.m. on the recently renovated turf at Hubert ...

Lock Haven Invite (High School) set for Friday

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LOCK HAVEN – The LHU track and field program is set to host the 2018 LHU Invite welcoming 29 high school teams scheduled to compete on Friday, April 20 at LHU’s Hubert Jack Stadium. The field events will start at 2 p.m. and the track events will start at 3 p.m. Competing ...

LHU Field Hockey welcomes ROMP

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LOCK HAVEN – On Monday (April 16) afternoon, the Lock Haven University field hockey team welcomed a group from the Clinton County’s Reach Out Mentoring Program (ROMP). The children - aged 6-16 - were joined by program coordinator Clarissa Shirk and co-coordinator Kaylee Mulhollan, as the ...

Penn State’s Miller tabbed as B1G Golfer of the Week

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CHICAGO, Ill. – The Big Ten Conference announced the selection of Penn State senior Cole Miller (New Tripoli, Pa.) as the league’s Golfer of the Week. Miller tallied a 7-under-par performance in the Rutherford Intercollegiate to claim the individual title and help Penn State secure the team ...

Registration open for PSU summer basketball camps

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UNIVERSITY PARK – Penn State men’s basketball coach Patrick Chambers and his staff will conduct two camps for boys in June with a two-day team camp and five-day individual day camp. The team camp, available for coaches and their teams with a focus on game play, is set for June 16-17. A ...

Penn State University’s ‘Lift for Life’ slated for June 30

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UNIVERSITY PARK — The annual “Lift for Life,” the signature event of the Penn State Uplifting Athletes chapter is set for Saturday, June 30 at Holuba Hall starting at 11 a.m. The 16th Annual Penn State Lift for Life will again feature the Nittany Lion offense taking on the defense in a ...

Pittsburgh Pirates avoid sweep, pound Colorado Rockies 10-2

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PITTSBURGH — David Freese stressed the need of a culture change inside the Pittsburgh Pirates clubhouse during spring training, one that focused more on creating a greater sense of urgency and accountability when things go awry. Given a rare start with his club facing the prospect of ...

Professional golf’s Sergio Garcia feeling at home in Texas Open

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SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Sergio Garcia had a long history with Texas even before he became a part-time resident. He made his PGA Tour debut as a pro in 1999 at the Byron Nelson Classic and caused an immediate sensation with the gallery outside Dallas when he made eight birdies in 15 holes and had ...