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PSU WRESTLING: No. 1 Nittany Lions blow past No. 7 Nebraska, 25-6

By ANDY ELDER For The Express UNIVERSITY PARK — Just a week after the top-ranked Penn State wrestling team notched an 11-point win that left its coach taking the blame for a rather flat performance, the Nittany Lions on Sunday wrestled more like their fans are used to seeing. Penn State ...

Portal into the future: Transfers are big part of changing times in college FB

By CORY GIGER For The Express One of my favorite shows growing up was the spectacular "Quantum Leap." In fact, give me pretty much any TV show or movie that centers on alternate reality and I'm instantly hooked. We get used to the world we live in and the way things are, so it's cool to ...

No. 9 Maryland bounces back to beat Penn State 79-67

By DAVID GINSBURG AP Sports Writer COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Taylor Mikesell scored 23 points, Kaila Charles added 19 and No. 9 Maryland used a strong finish to beat Penn State 79-67 on Sunday. Shakira Austin had 13 points and 10 rebounds for the Terrapins (16-2, 5-2 Big Ten), who were ...

Kaufman leads the way with 25 points as Jersey Shore defeats Selinsgrove 62-52

BY BRETT R. CROSSLEY For The Express JERSEY SHORE-Hannah Kaufman walked off the court at halftime as her team was locked in tie with Selinsgrove. She knew Jersey Shore needed something big to happen. She delivered, scoring 13 of her game high 25 points in the third quarter as Jersey Shore ...

Bald Eagle Area Eagles fall in boys/girls doubleheader

In the boys contest, the Clearfield Bison traveled to Wingate Friday evening to take on the Eagles. B.E.A. was looking to avenge an early season 25 point loss to the Bisons. The Eagles came out strong, taking a 13-5 lead at the end of the first quarter. In the second quarter Clearfield’s ...

Bucktail Bucks struggle to land shots, lose 76-34

By KEVIN RAUCH For The Express FARWELL-With snow falling outside the Northumberland Christian Warriors kept things heated indoors at Bucktail as they lit up the home team, 76-34, in a game where the Bucks just couldn’t find the bottom of the net. The Warriors ran up a quick 15-4 lead ...

LHU’s Kyle Shoop leads the nation in techs

LOCK HAVEN, Pa. – Kyle Shoop of the nationally-ranked Lock Haven University wrestling team continues to lead all NCAA Division I wrestlers in tech falls. For the second week in a row Shoop is listed as the nation's DI leader in tech falls with 10. Last week, in the first edtion of the ...

No. 1 PSU wrestling ready for battle with No. 9 Nebraska

By ANDY ELDER For The Express UNIVERSITY PARK — Coming on the heels of a subpar performance against Wisconsin last Sunday, the No. 1 Penn State wrestling team figures to be spoiling for a fight. If history is any indication, the Nittany Lions will return to form at 1 p.m. Sunday when ...

Bellefonte: Girls basketball falls to Tyrone

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Bellefonte girls basketball team was defeated by the Tyrone Golden Eagles, 61-40, on Friday night. Bellefonte had two athletes reach double figures. Mallorie Smith scored a team-high 15 points, and Maddie Tice contributed another 13. Bella Corman added six ...

Lady Wildcats lose to Milton on road, 44-30

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Central Mountain girls basketball team lost on the road to Milton, 44-30. Avery Baker scored a team-high nine points, and Quinlynn McCann added another eight. Morgan Wetzel posted five points, Katie Burrows recorded four, and Alyssa Fisher and Summer Flanagan ...

Steelers still waiting to hear from Antonio Brown

By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers aren’t ruling out the possible return of wayward wide receiver Antonio Brown. Time, however, appears to be running out. Steelers president Art Rooney II said Wednesday the team still hasn’t heard from Brown ...

Central Mountain Wildcats downed by Danville Ironmen, 65-51, at home

By AARON JAMES ajames@lockhaven.com MILL HALL- Central Mountain has had about as much of a roller coaster season as you can imagine, and Wednesday night’s matchup with conference-leader Danville was no different. Nothing about the Wildcats’ play and effort through four quarters ...

Wrestling: Central Mountain Wildcats handle Williamsport Millionaires, 47-19

By BILL ALBRIGHT Express Sports Writer MILL HALL -- For the Central Mountain Wildcat wrestling team it was business as usual, while for the Williamsport High School matmen, it was more growing pains for the young Millionaires. When it was all said and done, the scoreboard had the final ...

LHU women’s basketball falls at home to Shippensburg, 77-69

By BILL ALBRIGHT Express Sports Writer LOCK HAVEN - Women's college basketball is a contest of four quarters. Unfortunately for Lock Haven, they learned that the hard way Wednesday night as they fell 77-69 to Shippensburg University. "This is a game we definitely should have won," said ...

LHU men’s basketball upsets Shippensburg, 59-58

By BILL ALBRIGHT Express Sports Writer LOCK HAVEN - If you were looking for a signature win for the Lock Haven University men's basketball team, look no further. Hosting the Shippensburg University Red Raiders (14-3), the Bald Eagles put together one of their best overall efforts of the ...

Girls Basketball: Central Mountain Wildcats fall at home to Danville, 64-38

FROM STAFF REPORTS MILL HALL- The Central Mountain girls basketball team lost its home matchup versus the unbeaten Danville Ironmen, 64-38. The loss dropped Central Mountain to 0-11 on the season. “I was disappointed with our defense,” Central Mountain coach Scott Baker said. ...

Tom Elling’s Wrestling Mat-ters: Weekend tournament recap

It has been a busy wrestling time for most of our local teams. Bellefonte spent the weekend in Hampton, Virginia, finishing a strong third place in the American Division. The Raiders topped Culpeper County, VA, 66-18; Millbrook, VA , 60-13; Upper Dauphin, 53-15; Grassfield, VA, 56-20; ...