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Notes, quotes and anecdotes: ‘Sho-Time’ has been outstanding this season

The biggest story of this year’s MLB season has to be the performance of Los Angeles Angel slugger/pitcher Shoei Ohtani, known as “Sho-Time” in the American League parks he performs. Ohtani came to America from his native Japan in 2018 with high marks in both hitting and pitching. ...

Marks claims $10K after his Port Royal win

On Saturday at Port Royal, it was the 15th annual Living Legends Dream Race and Brent Marks piloted his No. 19 sprint car to victory during the $10,000–to- win Greg Hodnett Classic Dream Race to start the night. Three-time defending track champion Logan Wagner scored his second win of the ...

Franklin pronounces Nittany Lions ‘hungry’

CHICAGO — Coming off the 2020 season in which the Nittany Lions lost their first five games for the first time in their history before winding up 4-5 has refocused the entire program. “We’re hungry,” James Franklin said Thursday at Big Ten media days at Lucas Oil Stadium. “I would ...

Jersey Shore holds off Sock-South for District 12 junior baseball title win

His coach experienced thoughts so nervewracking he could not accurately convey them. The pressure turned so high, Jersey Shore/GSV pitcher Landon Welshans experienced different emotions. He was poised and confident. As twilight encapsulated Short Park, Welshans delivered a signature moment ...

Rain cancels Friday’s racing event at Clinton County Speedway

MILL HALL — Clinton County Speedway officials had to cancel the Friday racing event as a storm came across the fairgrounds soaking the speedway surface. Rain check will be honored for the next three races. The speedway will be closed on Friday, July 23, for a "racers summer ...