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Bellefonte’s Zack Taylor (top) takes out the opposition from Clearfield and forces him into a submission move. (For The Express/Shareik Flowers)

Bellefonte Red Raiders wrestling hammers Clearfield High School, 46-19

BELLEFONTE - Bellefonte honored arguably the best wrestler in program history before its match Tuesday night against Clearfield in the Bellefonte Area High School gymnasium. The Red Raiders then went out and performed like they were trying to impress the latest inductee into the Bellefonte ...

Hinton named PSAC East Freshman of the Week

LOCK HAVEN, Pa. –Amir Hinton (Philadelphia/Abington) of the Lock Haven University men’s basketball team has been named the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Eastern Division Freshman of the Week. Hinton help lead LHU to 2-1 record last week. Hinton averaged 21.3 points, eight ...

Crosscutters raise over $7,700 for Williamsport Area Little League

WILLIAMSPORT - The Williamsport Crosscutters 11th annual Hot Stove Banquet was held January 16 at the Genetti Hotel in downtown Williamsport. The event featured Phillies manager Pete Mackanin, outfielder Roman Quinn and TV voice Tom McCarthy in addition to Cutters manager and former World ...

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown (84) breaks a tackle by Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Steven Nelson (20) after making a reception during the first half of an NFL divisional playoff football game Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)

Steelers’ Brown rolls live locker room video after win

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — So much for Antonio Brown and the Pittsburgh Steelers keeping a low profile. The star wide receiver filmed the postgame scene in the Steelers’ locker room on Facebook Live after an 18-16 win at Kansas City on Sunday, a video that lasted more than 17 minutes and had ...

Sadie McCaleb of Central Mountain High School is guarded by Bellefonte’s Mallorie Smith (12). Bellefonte won 52-27. (The Express/Shareik Flowers)

Lady Wildcats now on a 12 game slide, get dropped by Bellefonte Raiders 52-27

MILL HALL - Bellefonte’s Lauren Young torched the Wildcats for 27 points as the Red Raiders handed Central Mountain its twelfth consecutive loss to begin the season, 52-27 Following the win, Bellefonte improves its record to 6-6 on the season. “We ran our offense probably the best we ...

Bellefonte and Jersey Shore Bulldogs split meet

The Jersey Shore High School girls remained undefeated in dual meets (6-0) as they won over Bellefonte 117-50 at Penn State’s McCoy Natatorium. As it has been all season, it was contributions from the freshmen that powered the run. Shore’s opening 200-yard medley relay all season ...

Philadelphia 76ers' Jahlil Okafor drives past Milwaukee Bucks' John Henson and Giannis Antetokounmpo during the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Embiid strong in 4th as 76ers beat Bucks on MLK Day, 113-104

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Once Joel Embiid regained his footing, the Philadelphia 76ers were fine. Embiid scored 18 of his 22 points in the second half and the 76ers won for the fourth time in five games, beating the Milwaukee Bucks 113-104 Monday. The Sixers improved to 13-26. Their only recent ...

LOCAL SPORTS SCHEDULE (1/17-1/19)

TUESDAY - JANUARY 17 WRESTLING CENTRAL MOUNTAIN: vs. Shamokin, 7 p.m BELLEFONTE: vs. Clearfield, 7 p.m. JERSEY SHORE: vs. Dubois, 7 p.m. BOYS BASKETBALL BELLEFONTE: at Huntingdon, 7:30 p.m. BALD EAGLE AREA: at Penns Valley, 7:30 p.m. BUCKTAIL: vs. Columbia-Montour, 7:15 ...

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin watches from the sideline during the second half of an NFL divisional playoff football game against the Kansas City Chiefs Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Tomlin: Brown “foolish” to livestream postgame locker room

By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH — The father in Mike Tomlin regrets the language he used to describe the New England Patriots during the postgame speech Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown’s opted to livestream on social media after a taut playoff victory over ...

A typical scene on Saturday afternoon, Sara Kramer denying a Maria D’Onfrio (left) shot in Sullivan County’s 53-9 win over the Lady Bucks. (The Express/Kevin Rauch)

Sullivan County goes on 40-0 run, blows out Bucktail Bucks 53-9

RENOVO - With the Lady Bucks on a current slide, the 10-1 Lady Griffins of Sullivan County weren’t a welcomed site as they came rolling into Dale Florey Gymnasium on Saturday afternoon. The lengthy Lady Griffins came up with a dominant performance, including not allowing the Lady Bucks to ...

Bald Eagles drop one to undefeated Raiders, 86-70

LOCK HAVEN — For the first twenty minutes of Saturday’s game between Lock Haven and Shippensburg at Thomas Field House, the two teams played each other to a virtual dead heat. However, the second twenty minutes was a horse of a different color as Ship (15-0) outscored the Bald Eagles by a ...

Lady Raiders get one over on Lock Haven, Lady Eagles lose 72-58

LOCK HAVEN — When you are playing with a short bench and fall behind early to a good team, it makes it extremely difficult to win the game. Experiencing that once again, the Lock Haven University women’s basketball team spotted Shippensburg a double-digit lead out of the opening tip and ...

Pittsburgh Steelers linebackers coach Joey Porter works with players during an NFL football practice, Friday, Jan. 13, 2017, in Pittsburgh. Porter is back with the team in time for Sunday's playoff game in Kansas City after several charges were dropped following an altercation outside a Pittsburgh bar last weekend. The Steelers face the Kansas City Chiefs in an AFC Divisional NFL playoff game on Sunday. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Steelers reinstate Joey Porter after some charges dropped

By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH — Steelers assistant coach Joey Porter was back at work with the team on Friday and will travel to Sunday’s playoff game in Kansas City after prosecutors dropped all but two minor charges stemming from an altercation outside a Pittsburgh bar ...

Maegen Sorgen captured first place in the 200-yard freestyle.

Jersey Shore tops Bellefonte 117-50, girls still unbeaten

From staff reports The Jersey Shore High School girls remained undefeated in dual meets (6-0) as they won over Bellefonte 117-50 at Penn State’s McCoy Natatorium.  As it has been all season, it was contributions from the freshmen that have powered the run. Shore’s opening 200- yard ...