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EXCELLENCE: Brooke Williams (Martin), Von Walker shine in CM Hall of Fame

MILL HALL — Brooke Williams (Martin) and Von Walker cemented historic legacies at Central Mountain High School, and on Friday, the duo was honored for their accomplishments. Williams (class of 2001) and Walker (class of 2013) were inducted into the Central Mountain Athletic Hall of Fame ...

Central Mountain Girl’s Soccer picks up 2-0 shutout victory over DuBois

MILL HALL — Opening up with two goals to open their contest against visiting DuBois, the Central Mountain girls’ soccer team picked up a dominating 2-0 win on Saturday. “To see the girls come out and play a real dynamic performance for us is nice to see. It’s everything we wanted them ...

Powell: Next two games will tell us who Bellefonte Football really is

BELLEFONTE — Do I even need to say it? Bellefonte High School has been absolutely incredible this year, and were a force against the Central Mountain Wildcats last Friday night. Running back CJ Funk is dominating defenses (who had a Madden-like 234 yards and four touchdowns against CM), ...

LHU Football trounced quickly by third-ranked IUP at home, 59-17

LOCK HAVEN -- The Crimson Hawks of Indiana (Pa.) looked every bit like the third ranked team in Division II football in its 59-17 victory over Lock Haven on Saturday. The first-team offense scored touchdowns on all six of its drives, holding a 42-3 lead at halftime in a game that was over ...

Mahomes throws 6 TDs, Chiefs hold off the Steelers 42-37

PITTSBURGH — Tyreek Hill turned to face the cameras when the hottest quarterback in the NFL looked up, saw a potential traffic jam and urged his Kansas City Chiefs teammate to conduct his business elsewhere. “Don’t do that here,” Patrick Mahomes said with a laugh. Hill responded by ...

Fitzpatrick shines again, Buccaneers stun Eagles 27-21

TAMPA, Fla. — Courtesy of DeSean Jackson, Ryan Fitzpatrick rocked a pair of sunglasses and a partially zipped warmup jacket revealing a couple of gold chains and a large pendant resting on his chest. “It’s nothing,” the Tampa Bay quarterback said of the garb after throwing for more ...

Pennsylvania Football jumps out early, beats Bucknell 34-17

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Karekin Brooks ran for two first-quarter touchdowns as Pennsylvania jumped out to a big early lead in its season-opener and beat Bucknell 34-17 on Saturday. Ryan Glover threw a pair of touchdown passes for Penn (1-0), which has beaten Bucknell (0-3) in seven straight ...

Penn State takes advantage of Kent State, slams Golden Flashes 63-10

UNIVERSITY PARK — James Franklin has a man crush on Trace McSorley and isn’t afraid to admit it. “If you’re a young quarterback out there, watch Trace McSorley,” Penn State’s coach said Saturday. “The guy has been winning since he was in diapers.” Franklin went on and on ...

Pitt Football defense shuts down Georgia Tech in 24-19 win

PITTSBURGH — Qadree Ollison and the rest of his Pittsburgh teammates found a unique way to combat the lingering effects of a loss to Penn State that could have defined their season: willful amnesia. “Forgot about it. Forgot about last week,” Ollison said after rushing for 91 yards and ...

Temple rolls to 35-14 upset of once undefeated Maryland

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Temple stuffed Maryland’s potent offense, Anthony Russo threw for 228 yards and the Owls pulled off a 35-14 upset Saturday for their first victory of the season. Ryquell Armstead rushed for 118 yards to help Temple (1-2) bounce back from losses at home to Villanova and ...

Sports On TV (9/17/18)

Monday, Sept. 17 BEACH VOLLEYBALL 9 p.m. NBCSN — AVP Pro Series, Hawaii Invitational, at Waikiki, Hawaii (taped) MLB BASEBALL 7:30 p.m. MLB — Regional coverage, St. Louis at Atlanta OR Cincinnati at Milwaukee 10:30 p.m. MLB — Regional coverage, Chicago Cubs at Arizona OR ...

Sports Transactions (9/16/18)

Sunday’s BASEBALL American League HOUSTON ASTROS — Recalled OF Kyle Tucker from Fresno (PCL). National League CHICAGO CUBS — Reinstated OF Jason Heyward from the 10-day DL. SOCCER Major League Soccer PHILADELPHIA UNION — Signed F Kacper Przybylko for the remainder of the ...

Central Mountain High School Sports Week-In-Review

MILL HALL — As the old saying goes, “when it rains it pours.” Oh, did it pour on Clinton County last week. Both literally, and to a degree, figuratively on some of the CM teams. The ongoing struggles of the Wildcats football team have been well documented. Nobody would argue that. ...

Chiefs face Steelers in 2nd straight road challenge

PITTSBURGH — A talented and mobile young quarterback tasked with taking over a playoff team from a veteran. Yeah, Pittsburgh Steelers star Ben Roethlisberger may know a little something about that. Still, the two-time Super Bowl winner’s eyes get a little wide when talking about Kansas ...

Funk, Bellefonte power over Central Mountain, 44-7, in rivalry renewal

MILL HALL — In a game they desperately needed to win in order to salvage their season, just about everything went wrong for the Wildcats. Starting quarterback Zane Probst was sidelined with an ankle injury, the offense was contained to just 76 rushing yards and was limited to under seven ...

Brooke Williams (Martin), Von Walker inducted into CMHS Hall of Fame

On Friday night before the annual rivalry high school football game between Central Mountain and Bellefonte, Central Mountain High School honored two Wildcats alumni by inducting them into the CMHS Hall of Fame. Class of 2001’s Brooke Williams (Martin, left) played basketball and soccer. ...

Bald Eagles continue dominance, get 35-6 victory over Bishop Carroll

WINGATE — Early this season, the Bald Eagle Area offense has been know for its quick strike attacks and the constant pounding they have put on their opponents. Friday night, the Eagles once again quickly led Bishop Carroll, 14-0. But the Huskies defense was able to keep the Eagles’ ...

Jersey Shore takes rough 47-7 loss to Mount Carmel

JERSEY SHORE — Sometimes in football, as in life, people just have a bad day. That simple explanation is the best way to describe what happened to Jersey Shore against Mount Carmel on Friday night. One week after an impressive performance in their first win of the year against ...

Bucks drop to 1-3 after 40-14 loss to Canton

FARWELL — In any sport, some nights you just run into a better team. That was the case last night in Farwell as the Canton Warriors arrived at Dwyer Memorial Field ready to play. The team speed on both sides of the ball proved too much for the Bucks as Canton rolled out to a 40-0 lead ...