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Pittsburgh Steelers hope outburst vs. Titans sign of things to come

PITTSBURGH — After 9 1/2 games of an offense that was supposed to light up scoreboards instead operate in frustrating fits and starts, Ben Roethlisberger decided he had seen enough. So in the locker room last Thursday against Tennessee, with the Steelers nursing a nine-point lead that ...

Miller places 12th in All-American event

EL PASO, Tx. - Senior Cole Miller earned a 12th-place finish in the Sun Bowl Andeavor All-America Golf Classic with a score of 4-under for the tournament. The two-day, three-round event was held at El Paso Country Club and featured 31 of the nation’s best collegiate golfers. Miller (New ...

Biro named B1G Third Star of the Week

ROSEMONT, Ill. – Sophomore Brandon Biro (Sherwood Park, Alb.) was named the Big Ten men’s ice hockey Third Star of the Week as announced by the league office earlier Tuesday morning. Biro led the conference and was tied for the national lead with five points during a weekend sweep at ...

Steelers activate rookie CB Sutton, but role uncertain

PITTSBURGH — Reinforcements are on the way for the injury-plagued Pittsburgh Steelers secondary. How much? Well, coach Mike Tomlin isn’t quite ready to say. The AFC North leaders activated rookie defensive back Cam Sutton from injured reserve on Tuesday, though Tomlin stressed that ...

Pitt trying to stay upbeat in spoiler role vs. No. 2 Miami

PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh coach Pat Narduzzi understands it’s easy to talk about the yard the Panthers needed but didn’t get at the end of a 20-14 loss to Virginia Tech on Saturday. While it’s easy to dissect what went wrong over the final minute as Pitt failed to reach the end zone ...

POTENTIAL: Lady Bald Eagles have potential, have some things to be worked out

LOCK HAVEN — The Lock Haven University women’s basketball team kicked off things at the 2017 MEC/PSAC Challenge on Friday, November 10. Their first opponent would be up against Fairmont State. In that game, it was fair and balanced throughout between the Bald Eagles and the Fighting ...

Penn State-Maryland Game Notes

UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State football’s 2017 regular season concludes Saturday, as Penn State makes its first trip to Capital One Field at Maryland Stadium since 1993 to face Maryland with coverage set to begin at 3:30 p.m. on BTN. Penn State and Maryland are playing for a fourth ...

LHU has been named nation’s top relay team

NEW ORLEANS – The Lock Haven University’s men’s outdoor track & field team’s 2017 4x1500-meter relay team has been recognized as an U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA)/Accusplit Top Relay Team. The Bald Eagle team of Jack Felt, Patrick Miller, ...

The Next Level: Student-Athletes on Campus

STUDENT- ATHLETES IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Erin Reese: Susquehanna University Cross-Country Cole Renninger: Lock Haven University Football Krista Heckman: Grove City Women’s Soccer Hunter Shoemaker: Lock Haven University Football Makayla Dickey: Lock Haven University Women’s ...

Barkley, Gesicki named finalists for national awards

UNIVERSITY PARK - Junior running back Saquon Barkley (Coplay, Pa.) and senior tight end Mike Gesicki (Manahawkin, N.J.) have been selected as finalists for national awards. Barkley is among the finalists for the Maxwell Award and the Doak Walker Award, while Gesicki is a finalist for the Mackey ...

Lock Haven dominates Army Black Knight Invite, crowns four champs

WEST POINT, N.Y. – The Lock Haven University wrestling team claimed four individual champions to highlight a dominating performance at Sunday’s Black Knight Invite, a six-team tournament, hosted by Army West Point. Kyle Shoop (Boiling Springs, Pa./Boiling Springs), Ronnie Perry ...

Nittany Lions win wild one against Cornhuskers on Senior Day, 56-44

UNIVERSITY PARK — A wild and soggy senior day saw Penn State and Nebraska play a crazy game that set home scoring records, then the Nittany Lions’ best player gave fans some good news afterward. Junior running back Saquon Barkley did not say that he will return for his senior season. He ...

Bald Eagles pick up victory on the road

GREENSBURG – The Lock Haven University men’s basketball team (2-3, 1-1 PSAC) saw four players score double figure points as the Bald Eagles defeated Seton Hill University (2-3, 1-1 PSAC) in a Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) clash, 68-63. The Bald Eagles and the Griffins were ...

Lock Haven falls on the road to Seton Hill

GREENSBURG – The Lock Haven women’s basketball team (1-4, 0-2 PSAC) fell to Seton Hill University (2-2, 1-1 PSAC) on the road in Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) action by a final of 89-51. Bink Redman (York, Pa./William Penn) led the Bald Eagles on Sunday as she recorded ...

Late goal-line stand lifts Virginia Tech past Pittsburgh Panthers, 20-14

BLACKSBURG, Va. — Cam Phillips had 117 yards receiving and scored the game-winning touchdown, and Virginia Tech’s defense kept Pittsburgh out of the end zone on the final play to lift the Hokies to a 20-14 victory over the Panthers on Saturday. Phillips broke the school record for career ...

Curry scores 35, Golden State Warriors rally to beat 76ers 124-116

PHILADELPHIA — A 22-point halftime deficit was no big deal for the defending NBA champions. Stephen Curry scored 35 points, Kevin Durant had 27 and the Golden State Warriors rallied for a 124-116 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday night. “We take everybody’s best shot ...

Anisimov’s third-period goal leads Chicago Blackhawks past Penguins

PITTSBURGH — It was an adventurous night for Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford. Crawford briefly left the game in the second period after a collision. He returned and was interfered with during an apparent tying goal that was waved off and then stood firm during a late surge to ...

Monahan’s first hat trick lifts Calgary Flames over Flyers, 5-4

PHILADELPHIA — Sean Monahan, Johnny Gaudreau and the rest of the Calgary Flames had something to prove after getting embarrassed in Detroit on Wednesday night. Monahan recorded the first hat trick of his NHL career, Gaudreau picked up a goal and two assists to extend his points streak to a ...