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LHU heads to Cleveland State, goes for undefeated EWL dual record

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By SAM KUPERMAN For The Express LOCK HAVEN- The No. 23 Lock Haven University wrestling team will face Eastern Wrestling League (EWL) foe Cleveland State Saturday afternoon. A win for LHU, who comes in as a massive favorite, would move the Bald Eagles to a perfect 6-0 in the EWL. This ...

Bellefonte Hoops: Raiders get electric-road win against Central

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FROM STAFF REPORTS Back on Dec. 18 the Central Dragons traveled to Bellefonte and handed the Red Raiders a 3-point loss, so it was only fitting the Raiders would hand the Dragons a defeat in similar fashion. In back-and-forth action the Bellefonte boys basketball team (13-7) dropped the ...

CM Girls: Wildcats fall on road to Bloomsburg

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FROM STAFF REPORTS The Central Mountain girls basketball team fell on the road to Bloomsburg, 59-44. CM controlled a nine-point lead midway through the third quarter before Bloomsburg’s offense began to out-perform the Wildcats. Quinlynn McCann led CM with a team-high 15 points, and ...

Bucktail’s senior night spoiled by Muncy, 69-40

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By KEVIN RAUCH For The Express The Muncy Indians rolled into Farwell last night aimed at spoiling senior night in Bucktail and wasted little time doing so, as they sparked a 12-0 run to open the game. Muncy coach Jason Gresh and Bucks’ coach Gene Bruno each toiled with their lineups ...

LHU: Lady Eagles get 58-55 win over East Stroudsburg

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By BILL ALBRIGHT Express Sports Writer LOCK HAVEN - What a difference five weeks and 120-plus miles can make. Earlier in the season, the East Stroudsburg women's basketball team defeated Lock Haven by 21 points. However, last night at Thomas Field House, the Lady Eagles turned the tables ...

LHU: Eagles fall at home to ESU, 77-62

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By BILL ALBRIGHT Express Sports Writer LOCK HAVEN - Going into Wednesday night's meeting against East Stroudsburg, Lock Haven University head coach Mike Nestor was only hoping that his depleted squad could hold its own with the regionally-ranked Warriors. However, after keeping their ...

Inclement weather postpones local games

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FROM STAFF REPORTS The following local athletics were postponed Monday due to inclement weather: Central Mountain girls basketball against Bloomsburg was postponed. The game has been rescheduled for Thursday, Feb. 14. Bucktail boys basketball versus Muncy was postponed and ...

Local high school athletes qualify for states in gymnastics

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FROM STAFF REPORTS LOCK HAVEN- Gymnasts from Central Mountain High School, and Sugar Valley Rural Charter School, who compete for the Lock Haven Area YMCA qualified for the 2019 PA Classic, which serves as the Pennsylvania state high school gymnastics championships. Each gymnast must ...

Garth Brooks in spring training with Pittsburgh Pirates

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BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) - Garth Brooks has come out of baseball retirement. The country music legend will spend just over a week participating in spring training with the Pittsburgh Pirates, reporting Monday with the pitchers and catchers. The 57-year-old has previously been in the camps of ...

Jersey Shore boys basketball falls on road to Selinsgrove, 73-60

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FROM STAFF REPORTS The Jersey Shore boys basketball team fell on the road to Selinsgrove on Monday, 73-60. Nate Ewing led the Bulldogs with a game-high 36 points. Tanner Lorson added 12 points, Terrance Stetts had four points and Alec Carpenter had three points. Cayden Hess and Eli Fisher ...

LHU Men’s basketball clinches playoff spot with win over Bloom

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By BILL ALBRIGHT Express Sports Writer LOCK HAVEN - When the Bloomsburg University men's basketball team rolled into Thomas Field House Saturday afternoon, it provided Lock Haven an opportunity to take care of business, and for the Bald Eagles, business was good. Playing from behind for ...

LHU women’s basketball falls to Bloom

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By BILL ALBRIGHT Express Sports Writer LOCK HAVEN - For the first half of Saturday's game between Bloomsburg and Lock Haven, the game was just waiting for someone to take charge. Unfortunately for the Lady Eagles, the Lady Huskies picked up things on both ends of the floor in the second ...

Boys Basketball: Wildcats fall on road to Mifflin County

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By BRIAN CARSON For the Express LEWISTOWN – Central Mountain boys basketball coach Tyler Bardo preaches discipline and attentiveness to his team. He didn’t get any of that in a non-league contest with Mifflin County. Wildcat standout Collin Jones got into early foul trouble putting ...