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Jersey Shore’s Kyle Tomb fights off knee injury, plays both sides of ball

By CHRIS MASSE For The Express Fellow Jersey Shore students often ask Kyle Tomb the same question. They know he tore his ACL last summer, but cannot comprehend how he continues playing two-way football each week. As many times as Tomb has heard the question, he still has not provided an ...

Later Le’Veon; Steelers move on with Bell out of the mix

By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers spent the better part of 10 months waiting on Le’Veon Bell to show up for work. They said all the right things, stressed they understood the star running back was making a business decision by opting to stay home in ...

Women’s Cross Country set for Atlantic Region Championships

FROM STAFF REPORTS The regionally-ranked Lock Haven University women's cross country team is set for the 2018 NCAA Division II Atlantic Region Championships, scheduled for Saturday, November 17 at the Bob O'Connor Golf Course at Schenley Park in Pittsburgh. The women's 6,000-meter race is ...

LHU’s Marah Foltz named Atlantic Region Player of the Year

FROM STAFF REPORTS LOCK HAVEN, Pa. - Junior Marah Foltz (Mountville, Pa./Hempfield) of the Lock Haven University women's soccer team headlined the 2018 D2CCA First Team All-Atlantic Region and was named Atlantic Region Player of the Year. Foltz brought home the hardware this year and ...

LHU Football: Seven Bald Eagles land on All-PSAC Football Team

FROM STAFF REPORTS LOCK HAVEN, Pa. - Jalen Jackson (Williamsport, Pa./Williamsport), Obadiah Asare (Upper Darby, Pa./Upper Darby) and Nysir Minney-Gratz (Easton, Pa./Easton) all earned a spot on the 2018 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Eastern Division First Team and ...

Jersey Shore kicker nails game-winning field goal for district championship

One yard separated Jersey Shore and another district championship. His team facing a fourth-and-goal Saturday against Selinsgrove, Jersey Shore coach Tom Gravish temporarily thought about going for the overtime touchdown. No kick was a sure thing on a muddy field, but Gravish quickly changed ...

Penn State University’s Trace McSorley named finalist for two awards

Senior quarterback Trace McSorley (Ashburn, Va.) earned a pair of finalist selections as he was named a finalist for the Ninth Annual Pop Warner National College Football Award and as one of 10 finalists for the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award® Presented by A. O. Smith. The 2018 Johnny Unitas ...

Central Mountain alumni Alyssa Laughner headed to nationals

Central Mountain High School 2018 graduate Alyssa Laughner (second from left) currently attends Baldwin Wallace University where she majors in Neuroscience/Biology and is in her freshman year of D-III Cross Country. Her team competed and won the Great Lakes regionals meet, they now will go to ...

LHU Women’s Basketball set for home opener

LOCK HAVEN — The Lock Haven University women’s basketball team will host the Pitt-Bradford Panthers in their home opener on Wednesday (November 14th) at 7 p.m. in the Thomas Fieldhouse. Over the weekend, the team travelled to West Virginia for the MEC/PSAC Challenge hosted by Fairmont ...

Penn State Wrestling Media Day Availability

UNIVERSITY PARK — Some people see the 10-team Keystone Classic field and wonder why Penn State would bother to drive to Philadelphia to wrestle those teams in a fabled basketball arena. Penn State coach Cael Sanderson looks at the other nine teams — Appalachian State, Drexel, Duke, ...

Lock Haven University Bald Eagles Athletics: Week At A Glance

Football closed out it’s season on a positive note, taking a snow-covered and high scoring matchup with Gannon, walking away with a 50-48 victory. It marked LHU’s second win on the season and it was redshirt-senior quarterback Cameron Tobias’ who led the way for the Bald Eagles. Tobias ...

Lock Haven’s Chance Marsteller named EWL Athlete of the Week

LOCK HAVEN — Yesterday (Sunday, Nov. 11) returning All-American Chance Marsteller (New Park, Pa./Kennard-Dale) was perfect in his season debut and today the Lock Haven University wrestler was named this week’s Eastern Wrestling League (EWL) Athlete of the Week. He was one of four individual ...

Penn State-Rutgers Game Notes

No. 16/15 Penn State plays its final road game of the year Saturday at Rutgers, starting at noon on BTN. Penn State looks to remain undefeated in Piscataway, entering with a 5-0 record, and also looks to extend its streak against schools located within 250 miles of State College, as the ...

LHU’s Kelly named to All-Tournament Team

LOCK HAVEN — Christian Kelly (Phoenixville, Pa./Phoenixville) of the Lock Haven University men’s basketball team earned a spot on the All-Tournament team this weekend for his performance at the Wolf’s Bus Lines Classic hosted by Shippensburg. In games against Lincoln University and ...

LHU’s Leidy named PSAC Freshman AOTW

LOCK HAVEN — The Lock Haven University women’s basketball travelled to West Virginia for the MEC/PSAC Challenge and freshman Taylor Leidy (Juniata Valley, Pa./Juniata Valley) stood out from the crowd with two strong performances and earned her spot as the Pennsylvania State Athletic ...

Windsor named B1G Defensive POTW

Junior defensive tackle Robert Windsor (Fond du Lac, Wis.) earned his first Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week award after his performance against his home-state Wisconsin Badgers. He is the second Nittany Lion to win defensive weekly honors this season (Yetur Gross-Matos vs. Iowa). ...

Nittany Lions drop Wisconsin at home, 22-10

By CORY GIGER For The Express UNIVERSITY PARK -- There were times the past couple of years, even when Penn State was lighting up scoreboards, that the Nittany Lions were accused of having a finesse offense. And defensively, it was OK for PSU to give up a lot of yards and points because ...

Nittany Lion Wrestling blows out Kent State, 52-3

By ANDY ELDER For The Express UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State raised its 2018 NCAA Wrestling Championship banner to the Rec Hall rafters Sunday before its season opener against Kent State. Then in the next hour and change, the Nittany Lions made a down payment on another. Based on the Nittany ...

LHU Wrestling: Marsteller perfect in season debut

FROM STAFF REPORTS TROY, N.Y. - Returning All-American Chance Marsteller (New Park, Pa./Kennard-Dale) downed No. 11 Branson Ashworth, 7-4, in the 165-pounds finals to cap a perfect day and season debut, as he led the way today for the No. 20 Lock Haven University wrestling team at the ...

JS Bulldogs capture district title with overtime win

By ERIC HUNT For The Express JERSEY SHORE — Absolute pandemonium. Twice. Jersey Shore and its fans thought it had won its second District 4 AAAA Championship in three years when Selinsgrove quarterback Dan Stoch fumbled the ball with four seconds remaining in regulation. They rushed the ...