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Penn State's Saquon Barkley (26) looks for running room against Rutgers during the second half of an NCAA college football game in State College, Pa., Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017. Penn State 35-6. (AP Photo/Chris Knight)

Penn State RB Barkley staying patient despite slow run game

By TRAVIS JOHNSON Associated Press STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — When Saquon Barkley walked into the media room after No. 13 Penn State’s win on Saturday, a line of 20 to 25 reporters had already assembled at the front of the room, huddled around the running back’s usual spot. Barkley had to ...

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Jacoby Brissett (7) slides to a first down in front of Pittsburgh Steelers defensive back Mike Hilton (31) during the first half of an NFL football game in Indianapolis, Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

With Joe Haden hurting, Steelers turn to Coty Sensabaugh

By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH — Joe Haden’s career revival in Pittsburgh is on hold, though maybe for not as long as the first-place Steelers feared. While the veteran cornerback’s broken left leg will keep him out for Thursday night’s visit by Tennessee, the team ...

Senior DB Carlos Balkcom (3) of Lock Haven University runs the ball against the defense of Mercyhurst University. (The Express/Phil Mapstone)

Lock Haven honors veterans, senior class in finale; falls to Mercyhurst

LOCK HAVEN - The Lock Haven University football team closed out the 2017 campaign on Saturday afternoon at Hubert Jack Stadium, falling to Mercyhurst, 23-10. Despite forcing four Mercyhurst turnovers, the Lakers’ ground game proved too much to handle in the loss. Garrett Owens carried the ...

Lock Haven University’s DJ Fehlman (right) takes down his opponent during a NCAA college wrestling match. (Photo courtesy of LHU Wrestling)

Fehlman and Marsteller perfect, lead the way for Bald Eagles

TROY, N.Y. – Returning national qualifier DJ Fehlman (Warren, Pa./Warren) went 3-0 at 133 pounds and nationally-ranked Chance Marsteller (New Park, Pa./Kennard-Dale) was 3-0 at 165 to highlight another strong early season effort from the Lock Haven University wrestling team as the Bald Eagles ...

Penn State wrestling slams Bucknell

UNIVERSITY PARK — When you’re as consistently good as the No. 1 Penn State wrestling team has been, sometimes managing expectations is harder than managing opponents. Sunday’s 36-6 romp over Bucknell in front of 6,535 Rec Hall fans was a prime example. Bucknell was missing several ...

Bald Eagles drop road contest to Shaw

SHIPPENSBURG – Amir Hinton (Philadelphia/Abington) paved way for the The Haven, however the Lock Haven University men’s basketball (0-2) fell to Shaw University (1-1) by a score of 78-70. For Lock Haven, it marked the second of two games at the Wolf’s Bus Lines Classic, hosted by ...

Pittsburgh Penguins right wing Bryan Rust (17) celebrates his goal against the Nashville Predators with defenseman Olli Maatta (3), of Finland, during the first period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)

Roethlisberger rallies Pittsburgh Steelers to 20-17 win at Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS — Ben Roethlisberger’s old game plan still works. Pittsburgh’s quarterback kept taking shots Sunday, and eventually the Steelers’ playmakers broke through. Roethlisberger threw two second-half touchdown passes to erase a 14-point deficit and then hooked up with Antonio ...

LHU women’s hoops falls in tight battle with Concord

FAIRMONT, W.Va. – Kayla Henderson (Philadelphia/Lackawanna College) led the Bald Eagles on offense, however the Lock Haven University women’s basketball team (0-2) dropped the game to Concord University (1-1) 73-68. Saturday was the second of two games for Lock Haven at the 2017 Mountain ...

Pittsburgh Penguins right wing Bryan Rust (17) celebrates his goal against the Nashville Predators with defenseman Olli Maatta (3), of Finland, during the first period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)

Filip Forsberg lifts Nashville Predators past Penguins 5-4 in SO

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — In a city that appreciates an impressive debut performance, new Nashville Predators center Kyle Turris produced quite a first game Saturday night. Turris scored a goal, added an assist and led all Predators centers in ice time to help Nashville beat the Pittsburgh ...

Jason Zucker scores 6th goal in 3 games, Minnesota Wild top Flyers 1-0

PHILADELPHIA — Devan Dubnyk couldn’t immediately tell that Jason Zucker had scored again. “Then I saw him celebrating and I was like, you’ve got to be kidding me,” Dubnyk said. The Minnesota Wild have come up with a simple and effective plan: Zucker scores all the goals and Dubnyk ...

Members of the military and Lock Haven University community hold the flag before last year’s Veterans Day game. (Photo courtesy of LHU Football)

LHU to close season today for Veterans Day, Senior Day

The Lock Haven University football team is set host Mercyhurst University on Saturday, November 11. Kickoff at Hubert Jack Stadium is set for 12 p.m. The game, LHU’s 2017 season-finale, will also serve as Senior Day and it marks LHU’s 2017 Veterans Appreciation Game. All veterans will be ...

Jonathan Ross (center right) of Lock Haven University prepares to slam his opponent during a NCAA college wrestling meet. (Photo courtesy of LHU Wrestling)

Bald Eagles Wrestling back in action this weekend

SETTING THE STAGE: The Lock Haven University wrestling team is set for the 2017 Journeymen Collegiate Classic. The tournament is set for Sunday, November 12 at Hudson Valley Community College in Troy, N.Y. It marks the second straight season that the Bald Eagles will take part in the ...

GAMEDAY: No. 14 Penn State Welcomes Rutgers

UNIVERSITY PARK - No. 14 Penn State football (7-2, 4-2 Big Ten) returns home from the road, set to host Rutgers (4-5, 3-3 Big Ten) Saturday in a noon outing at Beaver Stadium. The Nittany Lions will welcome home alumni for homecoming, in addition to 7,500 service members in attendance ...

No. 1 PSU Volleyball hosts Maryland

UNIVERSITY PARK - The No. 1 Penn State women’s volleyball team will host Maryland in a 7 p.m. ET match on Saturday evening in Big Ten Action. PROMOTIONS: Fans coming from the 12 p.m. Penn State football game can bring their ticket to the ticket counter for the volleyball match, and get a ...

Penn State wide receiver DaeSean Hamilton (5) rushes during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Michigan State, Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017, in East Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

No. 16 Penn State University looking for physical push from OL

STATE COLLEGE— Penn State coach James Franklin has noticed a personality trait shared by his offensive linemen: They’re all nice guys. Franklin hopes they can find a collective mean streak when the No. 16 Nittany Lions (7-2, 4-2 Big Ten, No. 14 CFP) host Rutgers (4-5, 3-3) on ...

Loss to North Carolina leaves Pitt with no wiggle room for bowl bid

PITTSBURGH — Pat Narduzzi found himself at a loss for words. The Pittsburgh coach spent more than three hours watching his team repeatedly respond against North Carolina only to let the Tar Heels slither off the hook yet again, taking Pitt’s best chance at reaching a bowl game along with ...

Cade Fortney runs the ball against Central Mountain. The Red Raiders travel to Hollidaysburg tonight to face Greater Johnstown in the district championship.

Red Raiders face Greater Johnstown in District Championship

By SHAREIK FLOWERS sflowers@lockhaven.com BELLEFONTE- As the temperature steadily chills down, Bellefonte’s level of competition simultaneously heats up. That’s what happens when you advance to the district title game. The Red Raiders face the Greater Johnstown Trojans in what ...

FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2015, file photo, Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown (84) catches a touchdown pass from quarterback Ben Roethlisberger as Indianapolis Colts cornerback Vontae Davis (21) defends during the first half of an NFL football game in Pittsburgh. Roethlisberger and Brown have masterfully dissected the ColtsÕ secondary, turning potentially competitive games into blowouts.  (AP Photo/Fred Vuich, File)

Steelers try to stay on task as schedule suddenly opens up

By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH — The Colts in Indianapolis. Then the Titans at home on Thursday night. That’s it. That’s as much of his team’s schedule that Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier has allowed himself to memorize. No looking down the road. ...