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Penn State junior and National Champion, Zain Rutherford is presented with 2017 NCAA Div I Most Dominant Wrestler Award at the 2017 NCAA Div I Wrestling Championships at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis.

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Zain Retherford nominated for 2017 Best Male College Athlete ESPY

Penn State Nittany Lion wrestler Zain Retherford (Benton, Pa.) has been nominated for a 2017 ESPY Award as announced by ESPN and on social media Wednesday afternoon. Retherford is up for the 2017 Best Male College Athlete honor, which will be announced during ESPN’s July 12 broadcast of the ...

Lock Haven’s Neil Kaluzny at the half-point in his 50 yard freestyle. (Photo Provided)

Lock Haven swimmers open season with win over Shore

While the nearby creeks, streams and river have been high and frothy, the waters of Lock Haven University’s Zimmerli Pool have been pretty calm. That was until the annual summer rivalry between Lock Haven and Jersey Shore swimmers took place this past Wednesday. Even though the action ...

Milwaukee Brewers catcher Jett Bandy tags out Pittsburgh Pirates' Adam Frazier at home during the eighth inning of a baseball game Thursday, June 22, 2017, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Knebel sets strikeout mark as Brewers beat Pirates, 4-2

MILWAUKEE — Corey Knebel broke Aroldis Chapman’s modern-era record for most consecutive games by a reliever with a strikeout at a season’s start, fanning a batter for the 38th straight game and closing out the Milwaukee Brewers’ 4-2 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday. Knebel ...

FB single game ticket sale set for July 11

The Penn State football public single game ticket sale will begin on Tuesday, July 11 at 10 a.m. Fans can currently purchase season tickets and recent graduate season tickets. Nittany Lion Club members can purchase single game tickets now as part of their exclusive presale. Variable pricing ...

Nola helps Phillies beat Cards 5-1, stop streak

PHILADELPHIA — Aaron Nola felt like himself again. Nola pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning, Freddy Galvis and Tommy Joseph homered, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-1 Thursday to stop a five-game losing streak. Nola (4-5) allowed one run, four hits and ...

Pittsburgh Pirates' Andrew McCutchen slides safely into third with a triple off Miami Marlins relief pitcher Jeff Locke in the fourth inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh, Sunday, June 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Paul Zeise: Trading Andrew McCutchen now would be risky

PAUL ZEISE Pittsburgh Post Gazette via AP PITTSBURGH-Andrew McCutchen is playing his way out of town. He is hitting .400 with a 1.239 OPS (on-base plus slugging) in the 23 games since moving to the sixth spot in the batting order. He has sparked the Pirates offense, put himself in the ...

NHL Season: Pittsburgh Penguins to open year on Oct. 4

By The Associated Press NHL teams announced their home openers Wednesday with the full, 1,271-game schedule for the 2017-18 season set to be released Thursday. The Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins will raise another banner and begin their quest for a three-peat Oct. 4 against the ...

Lycoming Warriors earn CSCAA Scholar All-American honors again

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – For the seventh straight semester, the Lycoming College women’s swim team has earned Collegiate Swimming Coaches Association of America Scholar All-American Team honors, the organization announced on Wednesday, June 21. The women’s swim team has earned the award both ...

FILE PHOTO: Tyler Wood (right) of Lock Haven University wrestles during the Lock Haven Tournament in LHU. The Lock Haven University Bald Eagles wrestling program announced their 2017 recruiting class yesterday. (The Express/Spencer McCoy)

Lock Haven University wrestling announces 2017 recruiting class

The Lock Haven University wrestling team has announced its 2017 recruiting class. The class includes nine student-athletes and six recent additions who join the trio of early signees, which included Brock Port, Sammy Hepler and Blake Reynolds. Joining Port, Hepler and Reynolds as part of ...

Trio joins Lock Haven Univ. Football coaching staff

The Lock Haven University football team has announced the addition of Tyrone Young, Phil Hallahan and Ty Traister to the coaching staff. LHU head coach Dave Taynor, who is entering his third season at the helm of the Bald Eagle program, is excited about the trio. Tyrone Young Young joins ...

LHU Softball announces ‘17 recruiting class

The Lock Haven University softball team has announced its 2017 recruiting class. LHU head coach Kelly Shannon is excited about the group of four, which includes Caitlyn Pinchorski, Stefanie O’Grady, Cassie Querry and Olivia Hall. “We are excited to welcome the class of 2021 to LHU ...

LHU Men’s Basketball announces recruiting class

The Lock Haven University men’s basketball team has announced its 2017 recruiting class. The Bald Eagles will add a pair of standouts from Philadelphia Catholic League powerhouse-high school programs in the form of Jesse McPherson and Matt Cerruti, and LHU head coach Mike Nestor also ...

Miller One-Over After 2nd Day at British Amateur

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - Penn State rising senior Cole Miller shot an even-par 72 on Tuesday in the British Amateur Championship, but his two-day total of one-over 143 did not make the cut. Miller shot par-72 at the Princes Golf Club after a one-over 71 on Monday at the Royal St. George’s ...

Nittany Lions No. 7 in Learfield Directors’ Cup Standings

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.– With the 2016-17 athletic year nearing completion, Penn State is poised to earn its fourth Top 10 finish in the past five years in the Learfield Directors’ Cup. In the latest spring standings, the Nittany Lions are ranked No. 7. Penn State’s Learfield Directors’ ...

Calendar of events

TODAY r Neil Simon comedy “Barefoot in the Park,” 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m., Millbrook Playhouse cabaret, 570-748-8083, www.millbrookplayhouse.org. TOMORROW r Salamander Safari, 3 p.m., Ole Bull State Park Pavilion #4 (Stone Pavilion). r Moreland the Magician family magic and variety ...

Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby hoists the Stanley Cup while riding in the Stanley Cup victory parade in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, June 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Stanley Cup Champion Penguins to play Buffalo Sabres at Penn State

Penn State and the Pegula Ice Arena will host their second National Hockey League pre-season game, with the Buffalo Sabres and the reigning two-time Stanley Cup Champion Pittsburgh Penguins slated to clash in Hockey Valley on Tuesday, Sept. 19 at 7 p.m. “The opportunity to once again host ...

Boys and girls, grades second through sixth, posed for a photo at a youth football camp that was sponsored by Central Mountain High School student-athletes as a senior project. (Photo Provided)

CM students sponsor football camp as their senior project

LOCK HAVEN — Central Mountain football players Matthew Probst, Gage Rafter and Cameron Ishler completed their senior project last week by holding a youth football camp for second through sixth graders in the area. There were over 50 youth who attended the camp to learn the fundamentals of ...

AUTO RACING ROUNDUP

The 2017 swing of the Eastern Storm was last week with races at Lincoln, Williams Grove, Port Royal and Susquehanna Speedway. Kevin Thomas Jr. took the Grove’s USAC Triple Crown Showdown and the third night of the annual Eastern Storm for the USAC Sprint cars on Thursday night. Kody Swanson ...

HOF Jerome Bettis: NFL’s been cagey on concussions

JERUSALEM — Hall of Fame running back Jerome Bettis says the NFL has taken advantage of its players by not sharing with them all the information it had about the risk of concussions. After viewing an innovation expo in Jerusalem that included a presentation from ElMindA, an Israeli ...