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Central Mountain to hold clinic for grades K-3

MILL HALL — Wildcats Boys Basketball will be holding a three day beginners clinic at Central Mountain High School on Tuesday-Thursday of this week from 9:00-11:00 AM each day. The clinic is open to any boy who will be entering grades K-3 in the fall. Cost of the clinic is $35. In addition ...

Retherford joins Gold Medal Camp Staff

STATE COLLEGE — Ken Chertow Wrestling welcomes you and your team at their Super Gold Medal Training Camp at the Penn State Ramada Inn Conference Center. They offer 4-9 day camp options and dedicated wrestlers join from across the nation. Coaches and parents interested in learning more or ...

Statement from Pirates President Frank Coonelly

The Pirates mourn the loss of our good friend and alumni, Bruce Kison. Bruce was a large part of those great 1970s Pirates teams and is perhaps best known for his gutty six and a third innings of scoreless relief in the first World Series night game on October 13, 1971, as he helped lead the ...

Bellefonte continues playoff action today

BASEBALL The Bellefonte High School Baseball team continues playoff action today in the first round of the PIAA State Tournament. The Red Raiders head to Philipsburg-Osceola High School to take on the Mountaineers. First pitch is scheduled for 4:00 PM. SOFTBALL The Bellefonte High School ...

Central Mountain to hold clinic for grades K-3

MILL HALL — Wildcats Boys Basketball will be holding a three day beginners clinic at Central Mountain High School on Tuesday-Thursday of this week from 9:00-11:00 AM each day. The clinic is open to any boy who will be entering grades K-3 in the fall. Cost of the clinic is $35. In addition ...

Retherford joins Gold Medal Camp Staff

STATE COLLEGE — Ken Chertow Wrestling welcomes you and your team at their Super Gold Medal Training Camp at the Penn State Ramada Inn Conference Center. They offer 4-9 day camp options and dedicated wrestlers join from across the nation. Coaches and parents interested in learning more or ...

Heath Stover officially named LHU’s head baseball coach

FROM STAFF REPORTS LOCK HAVEN, Pa. - After serving as the interim head coach during what was a successful 2018 season, Heath Stover has officially been named Lock Haven University's head baseball coach. As interim head coach this past spring, Stover guided the Bald Eagles to a number of ...

High School Sports:First round opponents set for softball and baseball teams

FROM STAFF REPORTS LOCK HAVEN- The PIAA has updated its championship brackets for both the baseball and softball state tournament. Bellefonte softball and baseball, and Jersey Shore softball begin their state title push on June 4. Bellefonte softball faces the Belle Vernon Leopards ...

British Invasion? Rugby player looks to stick with Steelers

By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH — Christian Scotland-Williamson looks the part. Standing on the practice field with the rest of the Pittsburgh Steelers, the rookie tight end blends in seamlessly. The 25-year-old is tall (6-foot-9), big (275 pounds) and athletic. Then ...

Racing to the Triple Crown

With the Triple Crown on the line, Justify is looking to shine. He is undefeated at 5-for-5, with his Triple Crown hopes still alive. The Belmont Stakes is coming up next, and Justify has 1268 pounds of muscle that he is looking to flex. After being shipped to Churchill Downs in ...

IN THE BOOKS: Reviewing the entire Central Mountain Athletics 2017-18 season

MILL HALL — Another scholastic sports season is in the books. There were some trying times for several Central Mountain programs, yet there were also plenty of solid performances to report. There were those who performed as expected, those who performed perhaps better than expected and yes, ...

Four game times announced for Penn State Football 2018 season

UNIVERSITY PARK — Four more game times for the 2018 Penn State Football season presented by PSECU were announced today. Penn State’s season opener against Appalachian State will kick at 3:30 p.m. on Sept. 1 on BTN, the Kent State game Sept. 15 will be at noon on FS1 and the Homecoming game ...

Jin-De Jhang gives Altoona Curve second straight walk-off win

ALTOONA — For the second straight game, the Altoona Curve beat the Akron RubberDucks, 4-3, in walk-off fashion on a game-winning single by Jin-De Jhang on Thursday at Peoples Natural Gas Field. The Curve (25-24) led 3-1 after a two-run homer by Jason Martin , his seventh, in the sixth ...

Registration open for PSU summer hoops camps

UNIVERSITY PARK – Penn State men’s basketball coach Patrick Chambers and his staff will conduct two camps for boys in June with a two-day team camp and five-day individual day camp. The team camp, available for coaches and their teams with a focus on game play, is set for June 16-17. A ...

Meet the Williamsport Crosscutters on June 13

WILLIAMSPORT — The Williamsport Crosscutters will be holding the annual Meet the Cutters reception, Wednesday, June 13 from 5:00pm-7:00pm at BB&T Ballpark. Admission is free for all fans. Cutters manager Pat Borders and the entire squad of Williamsport Crosscutters players and coaches ...

76ers announce Brett Brown’s 3-year extension

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers have announced a three-year contract extension for coach Brett Brown while team president Bryan Colangelo is embroiled in controversy. Brown, who took the 76ers from 10 wins to the third seed in the Eastern Conference in just two seasons, got a new ...

Central Mountain High School Soccer hooks a new head coach

MILL HALL — A decision by the Keystone Central School Board to open coaching positions in the district as a result of the budget deficit combined with contractual obligations has resulted in at least one Central Mountain athletic program seeing a change in leadership for the upcoming season. ...

Penn State’s Connor McGovern named to Rimington Watch List

UNIVERSITY PARK — Junior offensive lineman Connor McGovern (Larksville, Pa.) is among the candidates on the preseason watch list for the Rimington Trophy for the nation’s most outstanding center. The Rimington Trophy is given annually to the most outstanding center. The award is named for ...

2019 Blue-White Game slated for April 13

UNIVERSITY PARK — The 2019 date has been set for the annual Blue-White Game, which is one of the highlights of the Penn State sports calendar. The Blue-White football game will be played Saturday, April 13, 2019 in Beaver Stadium. The intra-squad scrimmage is tentatively scheduled to kick ...

PSU’s O’Donnell, Gallagher selected for All-Star game

GRAND LAKE, Colo. – Recent women’s lacrosse graduates Katie O’Donnell (West Chester, Pa.) and Maggie Gallagher (Bel Air, Md.) were each selected to participate in the 2018 IWLCA Division I North/South Senior All-Star Game as announced late last week. The game will be played at the US ...