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Five Things To Know: Lock Haven University Volleyball

LOCK HAVEN – The LHU Volleyball team opens the season Saturday August, 25 with home games against West Liberty University at 11 a.m. and Davis and Elkins College at 3 p.m. at Thomas Fieldhouse. Here are five things you need to know before the Bald Eagles begin the 2018 season. 1. Last ...

Jaden Jones, Bald Eagle Area Football power over Troy in opener, 50-6

WINGATE — The Bald Eagle High School Football team came out to make a statement Friday night and did just that as they hosted Troy in their season opener. Quarterback Jaden Jones lit it up for an 486-yard passing performance as the Eagles soared in their home opener, 50-6. “We were ...

Four new coaches round out LHU Football staff

LOCK HAVEN – The Lock Haven University football team has announced the addition of four new assistant coaches to the coaching staff. Cortez Carter, Marshall Hall, Mat Turner and Shane Baker will all join the staff this fall under head coach Dave Taynor. This group brings coaching experience ...

Lock Haven Catholic School to host golf tourney

LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven Catholic School is hosting a golf tournament on Friday, September 14 at the Clinton Country Club. It is an 18-hole scramble with a 9:00 AM shotgun start. The cost is $300 per team and includes a golf cart, lunch, and course prizes. Please contact Brooke Fravel at ...

Georgia, Hawaii set to face off in LLWS United States Championship

WILLIAMSPORT — Ask Honolulu, Hawaii who it plays for the U.S. Championship Saturday and one might be surprised hearing the response. Hawaii plays Peachtree City, Georgia, but it has never looked at its Little League all-stars as an us vs. them showdown. Each game Hawaii basically plays ...

LHU announces partnership with Nike, BSN SPORTS

LOCK HAVEN – The Lock Haven University Department of Athletics has announced a new partnership with Nike and BSN SPORTS. “I am very excited about our new partnership with BSN Sports and Nike. This affiliation will outfit, and provide our coaches and student-athletes with some of the best ...

Lock Haven Swimming announces dates for tryouts

LOCK HAVEN – The Lock Haven University swimming team has announced dates for tryouts. The tryouts are open to any student currently enrolled at LHU who is interested in trying out for the team. Tryouts are scheduled for Tuesday, September 4, Thursday, September 6 and Sunday, September 9. ...

LHU Women’s Cross Country picked fifth in PSAC Poll

LOCK HAVEN – Today (Thursday, August 23), the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) announced the women’s cross country preseason coaches’ poll and the Lock Haven University women’s cross country team was picked fifth out of 17 conference teams. Edinboro received 12 of 17 ...

Lock Haven University Field Hockey to open season Friday

LOCK HAVEN – The Lock Haven University field hockey team is set to open the 2018 season on Friday, August 24 at Lehigh. The Bald Eagles’ season-opener is scheduled for a 7 p.m. start. It will be a quick start to the season as LHU will be right back at it on Saturday, August 25 as The ...

Red Raiders Boy’s Soccer will be young for new year

BELLEFONTE — Red Raiders soccer had a successful season in 2017. They finished the year 13-6 after a 5-2 loss to Holidaysburg in the district championship. In 2018, they’re looking to return to the title game and bring the crown home to Bellefonte. “The guys are looking forward to ...

Bellefonte: Expectations are high for Cross Country

BELLEFONTE — No sport tests an athlete’s stamina and mental toughness as accurately as cross country does. High School runners spend the bulk of their summer training for the fall season, and Bellefonte’s cross country athletes are no different. “I held non-mandatory team runs three ...

Michigan ousted as Georgia gets 4-3 win in LLWS losers’ semifinals

WILLIAMSPORT — Maybe there once was a time when playing big-time elimination games against powerful opponents as millions watch worldwide would have rattled Peachtree City, Georgia, players. But if that was ever the case, those days are long gone. This is a team that has played two epic ...

Puerto Rico gets 9-4 win, Canada eliminated from LLWS

WILLIAMSPORT — Carlos De Jesus didn’t say much during Wednesday’s press conference following Guayama, Puerto Rico’s, 9-4 win over Surrey, British Columbia, Canada. When asked about his mammoth two-run home run in the sixth inning which cleared the nearly 15-foot high shrubs in dead ...

Ohio State suspends Meyer for mishandling abuse case

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State on Wednesday night suspended head football coach Urban Meyer three games for mishandling domestic violence accusations, punishing one of the sport’s most prominent leaders for keeping an assistant on staff for several years after the coach’s wife accused him of ...