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Brunson, No. 1 Villanova hold on, beat Marquette University, 85-82

MILWAUKEE — Called on to start, Donte DiVincenzo supplied Villanova with a lift from the opening tip and never let up. The top-ranked Wildcats avoided another upset in Milwaukee by surviving an injury scare to preseason All-American Jalen Brunson and getting key contributions from ...

Girls Basketball: Bucks fall at home to Columbia Montour Vo-Tech, 51-30

By KEVIN RAUCH For The Express Farwell- The Lady Bucks varsity basketball team fell to 2-14 last night after losing to Columbia Montour Vo-Tech, 51-30, in a game that Bucktail committed 17 turnovers. Even with those results, Coach Carl Gentzyel continues to appreciate his team’s efforts ...

Bucktail Area grad Chuck Probst earns D-III ‘All American’ status

FROM STAFF REPORTS RENOVO – Senior outfielder Chuck Probst Jr. of North Bend - a Bucktail Area High School graduate - has been named a D3baseball.com Preseason All-American as a member of the of the Gettysburg College baseball team, it was announced. Probst, who captured honorable ...

Jersey Shore Bulldogs spoil Central Mountain’s senior night, 49-27

FROM STAFF REPORTS MILL HALL- Central Mountain put up a valiant effort, but was ultimate defeated by the Jersey Shore Bulldogs, 49-27. The Wildcats jumped to a lead early in the game. Hayley Bauer knocked down a pair of triples, and Morgan Wetzel converted a mid-range shot to give ...

PSU Wrestling torches Minnesota, 35-8

By ANDY ELDER For The Express UNIVERSITY PARK — Through nine seasons, Cale Sanderson has enjoyed about as much success as any coach could reasonably expect, with one exception. His Penn State teams were just 1-4-1 against the Golden Gophers. The top-ranked Nittany Lions took another ...

EWL Showdown at Rider Saturday, LHU at Columbia on Sunday

LOCK HAVEN – The nationally-ranked Lock Haven University wrestling team is hitting the road for a pair of weekend duals which includes a Saturday (Jan. 27) night Eastern Wrestling League (EWL) showdown at Rider. The Bald Eagles will close the weekend on Sunday (Jan. 28) at Columbia. The No. ...

PSU hosts Minnesota, visits Rutgers over weekend

UNIVERSITY PARK — The Penn State (9-0, 5-0 B1G) Nittany Lion wrestlers will venture through another Big Ten ‘split’ weekend this week that will air to a BTN national audience. The Lions host No. 16 Minnesota (7-5, 2-2 B1G) on Friday, Jan. 26, at 7 p.m. in Rec Hall and then visit No. 13 ...

DeHaas named to preseason team

EAST STROUDSBURG – Senior first baseman Kolby DeHaas of the Lock Haven University baseball team has been named to the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) Preseason All-Atlantic Region First Team. Last season, DeHaas hit .403 which led the Pennsylvania State Athletic ...

Beating Patriots, Brady two years ago gives Philadelphia Eagles confidence

PHILADELPHIA — The Eagles needed touchdowns on a blocked punt, interception return and punt return to beat the New England Patriots the last time the teams met in 2015. They don’t think it’ll take another set of unusual scores to win the Super Bowl. Malcolm Jenkins, Fletcher Cox, ...

Central Mountain dismantles Williamsport Millionaires, 70-3

WILLIAMSPORT — Twenty-four hours after an emotional win over Mifflin County, Central Mountain head wrestling coach Biff Walizer and his assistants might have been somewhat concerned about a possible letdown when they ventured to Billtown for a dual meet with the Williamsport ...

Tom Elling’s Wrestling Mat-ters: A Tale of Two Seasons

January 23rd was the cut-off date for dual meets to count for the upcoming District 6 team championships scheduled for Saturday, February 3, at Tyrone. The AA will get underway at 10:00 AM with the semis, followed by the AAA at 1 PM. The standings (as per Rich S. Vetock, official statistician) ...

Lady Wildcats Swimming wins, 91-77

On Tuesday night, the Central Mountain High School girl’s swimming team had an excellent showing en route to defeating Central Columbia, 91-77. The boys lost 108-59. Junior Alayna Rounsey had a successful leg doing the 50 butterfly in the opening medley relay. And she finished the 100 ...

Pennsylvania state team finishes 5th in the nation

On January 6, 2018, the Judges Cup National gymnastics competition Level 7 was held in Portland, Oregon. 56 Teams registered with some states having more than one team (including Pennsylvania) so PA had an A & B team based on scores.19 states competed for the State Team competition Abby ...

Bucktail falls to Millville in Farwell, 66-37

FARWELL — On a 2-13 season, it’s the little things that can make Bucktail Lady Bucks basketball Coach Carl Gentzyel happy. The Lady Quakers of Millville rolled into Farwell last night just a week after they knocked off the Lady Bucks by 46 points at Millville. Gentzyel’s team was ...

CM takes out Bulldogs in rivalry game, 77-54

MILL HALL — Against Jersey Shore Wednesday night, Central Mountain knew it needed a dominant performance on the road. They had dropped its previous two games and were in danger of entering a slump in the final stretch of the season. But CM never panicked. They got back to “Wildcat ...

Poet to speak at MLK Jr. Day celebration

LOCK HAVEN — Tim Seibles, acclaimed poet, orator, and educator, who will speak about “the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and how students can continue his work” from 1:30 to 2:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 31, in Price Auditorium. Gov. Terry McAuliffe named Seibles Poet Laureate of ...

Penn State’s Hamilton added to Senior Bowl roster

UNIVERSITY PARK — After a stellar week at the East-West Shrine Game, wide receiver DaeSean Hamilton has been added to the Reese’s Senior Bowl and will play on the North team. He joins Marcus Allen, Christian Campbell and Mike Gesicki in the Reese’s Senior Bowl, which will be played ...

Shore’s Hannah Kauffman named Athlete of the Week

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Jersey Shore High School junior Hannah Kauffman has been named The Express Athlete of the Week after leading her Lady Bulldogs to a 2-1 record last week. In the game against Milton, Kauffman contributed a team-high 12 points en route to a dominating 54-24 win. A few ...