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NASCAR hits multiple teams with penalties

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — The teams for drivers Austin Dillon, Clint Bowyer and Daniel Suarez have been penalized by NASCAR after the race at Dover. Bowyer and Suarez were each hit with $50,000 fines for their crew chiefs and both teams lost their car chiefs for the next two races for rear ...

Bald Eagle Area and Jersey Shore renew rivalry, BEA tops Bulldogs, 5-1

WINGATE — Bald Eagle Area is entering the final act of the season with a boost in its confidence. They’re riding a six-game win streak, and just dropped the Jersey Shore Bulldogs 5-1 at home to increase its record to 14-3 on the year. “I think we played really well in our outfield ...

Jersey Shore High School falls to Williamsport on the road, 3-0

WILLIAMSPORT — The Williamsport offense has generated headlines all season. Hitting a collective .309 and smashing a district-best 16 home runs provides that justification. As the offense has piled up big numbers, the pitching staff has flown under the radar despite its success. That ...

SCOTT BAKER’S WALKIN’ THE SIDELINES: Why Can’t Kids Just Play?

When I was young, things were much different than they are today. It certainly would seem that kids back then were different than they are today. Well, something was different, but was it the kids? Perhaps it’s not the kids who are different, but rather the adults and society that ...

Wetzler flirts with no-hitter, Bellefonte gets 13-0 victory

BELLEFONTE — Going out in style. In the last regular season game to ever be played at their home field, the Bellefonte baseball team wanted to give everyone one lasting memory of the legacy that is Red Raider baseball. Pitcher Ashton Wetzler added his signature to the Bellefonte 13-0 ...

LHU Wrestling honored by Lock Haven City Council

LOCK HAVEN – On Monday (May 7) night, at the Lock Haven City Council meeting, the city took a moment to honor the Lock Haven University wrestling program and its historic 2017-18 season. A resolution to congratulate the team was unanimously approved by council and the resolution was ...

LHU Baseball puts seven on All-Conference

LOCK HAVEN – In all, seven members of the Lock Haven University baseball team were named 2018 All-Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) honorees including pitcher Scott Leitholf (Dillsburg, Pa./Northern York) who was named the PSAC East Freshman of the Year. The Bald Eagles put four ...

PSU’s O’Donnell selected fourth overall in 2018 WPLL Draft

PHILADELPHIA – On Monday evening, senior midfielder Katie O’Donnell (West Chester, Pa.) was selected with the fourth overall pick in the 2018 Women’s Professional Lacrosse League Draft by the New England Command. The WPLL is comprised of five teams, the Baltimore Brave, New England ...

Penn State’s O’Donnell named B1G Midfielder of the Year

ROSEMONT, Ill. – Senior Katie O’Donnell (West Chester, Pa.) has been named the 2018 Big Ten Midfielder of the Year as announced by the league office earlier Monday afternoon. O’Donnell becomes the fourth Penn State student-athlete to earn a major Big Ten Conference Award as the Nittany ...

Penn State Women’s Basketball adds Geoff Lanier to coaching staff

UNIVERSITY PARK – Penn State head women’s basketball coach Coquese Washington has announced the addition of Geoff Lanier in the role of assistant coach. “I am very excited to have Geoff Lanier join our staff,” said Washington. “He brings a tremendous amount of experience to our ...

Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson improve relationship with age

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — Their relationship has been softened by age. The needle is sharp as ever. Never mind that Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson have only five victories between them over the last five years. It’s a big deal when the two best players of their generation are in the ...

Jones to join Penn State University Class of 2018

UNIVERSITY PARK – Combination guard Myreon Jones Jr. will join the Penn State men’s basketball program as a member of the class of 2018, coach Patrick Chambers announced today. A 6-3, 170-lb. senior, Jones signed his national letter of intent to enroll at Penn State and play for the ...

Chambers adds Brockington to PSU Nittany Lions roster

UNIVERSITY PARK – Penn State men’s basketball coach Patrick Chambers today announced the addition of 6-4, 180-lb. guard Izaiah Brockington to the Nittany Lions’ roster. Brockington, a transfer from St. Bonaventure, has signed a grant-in-aid and will enroll at Penn State and compete for ...

Cutters opening night, single game tix on sale Thursday

WILLIAMSPORT — Williamsport Crosscutters opening night tickets will go on sale Thursday, May 10 at 10am. Single game tickets for all 2018 home games will also go on sale at that time. The Cutters open their 20th Anniversary Season on Friday, June 15, hosting the rival State College Spikes ...

NASCAR memo: France family ‘dedicated’ to sport

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The president of NASCAR told employees Tuesday the France family that owns a majority stake in the nation’s top auto racing series “remains dedicated to the long term growth of our sport” following a report of a possible sale. President Brent Dewar sent a memo to ...

THE NEXT LEVEL: Student-Athlete in the Spotlight: Toner Corl

Toner Corl: A 2016 Central Mountain High School graduate and current freshman on the PSU-Dubois Baseball team. Toner is the son of Crystal and Jim Corl. He is a Business Administration major. Toner says that what he most enjoys about playing collegiate baseball is, “Playing with supportive ...

LHU Softball to host Regional, major awards won by LHU

Softball selected for NCAA Tournament, LHU will host Atlantic 1 Regional INDIANAPOLIS – The Lock Haven University softball team is headed back to the NCAA Tournament as the Bald Eagles were selected today for the 2018 NCAA Division II Softball Championships. The Bald Eagles were ...