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Lady Bucks get 9-3 win over Panthers, improve to 2-3 on year

FARWELL — After starting their season off at 1-3, the Lady Bucks softball team knew that they could ill afford a setback Saturday when they hosted Northern Potter. They avoided that setback with a 9-3 win. It was apparent early that ace Myka Poorman had her pitches working as she was ...

Central Mountain High School Sports Week-In-Review (4/9-4/14)

A little snow, some wind, a bit of sunshine and a whole lot of cold, but the events went on as planned. Yep, for the first time this spring sports season we had some regularity to the schedule for CM teams. True, the conditions were at times less than ideal, but they played on. The baseball ...

LHU Baseball falls against Shippensburg at home

LOCK HAVEN – The Lock Haven University baseball team (16-11, 8-8 PSAC East) fell at home to Shippensburg University (16-16, 6-9 PSAC East) 2-1 and 21-3 in a doubleheader between Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Eastern Divisional opponents Saturday at Watkins Field. GAME 1: L, ...

Lady Bald Eagles extend winning streak to 14

LOCK HAVEN — Although there was no reported sighting of geese flying around the Lock Haven University campus Saturday afternoon, a quick look at the scoreboard at Lawrence Field might tell a different story. Behind the dominating pitching of the LHU duo of Bekah Slattery and Kayla Gee along ...

No. 23 LHU celebrates Senior Day with big win

LOCK HAVEN – The No. 23 Lock Haven University lacrosse team (9-4, 5-3 PSAC) remained unbeaten at home on the season (7-0) and celebrated Senior Day in style as the Bald Eagles soared to a lopsided 19-6 win over Kutztown University (6-8, 3-6 PSAC). The big Pennsylvania State Athletic ...

Lady Buckeye Invitational cancelled, Lions finish 9th

COLUMBUS, OH — The Penn State women’s golf team completes the Lady Buckeye Invitational in ninth place after heavy overnight rain caused the cancellation of the championship round.Big Ten rival Illinois takes the tournament title with a two-round score of 579 (plus-3). Kent State’s ...

Crosby scores goal, leads Penguins to 5-1 Game 3 win over Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA — Sidney Crosby had a goal and three assists and Matt Murray stopped 26 shots to help the Pittsburgh Penguins silence a raucous Philadelphia crowd and beat the Flyers 5-1 on Sunday to take a 2-1 lead in the first-round playoff series. Two of the so-called fiercest rivals in the ...

Without Joel Embiid, 76ers roll past Miami Heat in playoff opener

PHILADELPHIA — Joel Embiid used some body english as he scampered down the baseline and tried to will Marco Belinelli’s off-balance 3-pointer through the net. Belinelli buried it, because of course he would. Even the wild ones go in of late for the Sixers. With their injured Embiid on ...

No. 46 Penn State Nittany Lions fall to No. 6 Illinois

UNIVERSITY PARK – The No. 46 Penn State men’s tennis team faced No. 6 Illinois today at the Indoor Tennis Center. The Fighting Illini knocked off the Lions, 4-0. In doubles, the point came down to court three but the Lions were unable to clinch. Christian Lakoseljac (King City, Ontario) ...

Penn State University Wrestling hands out 2017-18 banquet awards

UNIVERSITY PARK – The Penn State Nittany Lion wrestling team, under the direction of head coach Cael Sanderson, was honored at its annual awards banquet today, capping off a season that saw it win its seventh NCAA National Championship in the last eight years. The Penn State Wrestling Club ...

Nittany Lions Men’s Golf wins fourth straight Rutherford Intercollegiate

STATE COLLEGE — The Penn State men’s golf team held its lead on the final day of the tournament, to claim the program’s fourth-consecutive Rutherford Intercollegiate championship at the Penn State Blue Course. The two-day event saw contrasting weather patterns with bright sunshine on ...

Penn State’s Morgan Shigo sets school record twice

LEWISBURG, Pa. & SAN DIEGO, Calif. — The Penn State track & field team combined for three top-10 performances in school history on Saturday, including Morgan Shigo (Blandon, Pa.) breaking his own school record in the men’s hammer throw twice. At the Triton Invitational in San ...

Ohio State University takes finale over Nittany Lions

UNIVERSITY PARK – Ohio State took both ends of a baseball doubleheader by winning the finale, 19-8, Saturday evening at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. The Buckeyes earned a 5-1 victory in the first game of the day. First baseman Shea Sbranti (Oakley, Calif.) hit a three-run home run for his ...

Penn State falls short in Michigan State series finale

UNIVERSITY PARK — Big first innings for Michigan State doomed Penn State in both games of a double header Saturday. Michigan State took the first game, 7-1 and the second leg, 6-2 after scoring three first-inning runs in game one and four runs in the first frame of game two. “I’m really ...

Bucktail Bucks suffer first loss of season to Montgomery, 18-3

By CHRIS MASSE For The Express MONTGOMERY-Gage Yohn helped Montgomery start turning its season around Wednesday, throwing a 4-hit complete-game and striking out 11 against St. John Neumann. Friday, Yohn used his bat to help the resurgence continue. So did several others. And now the ...

Flyers beat Penguins 5-1 in Game 2 to tie series

By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sean Couturier had a goal and two assists, Brian Elliott stopped 34 shots and the Philadelphia Flyers cooled off the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-1 on Friday night to even the first-round series at a game apiece. Shane Gostisbehere, Travis ...

Softball sweeps twin bill against Clarion, improves to 19-11 on year

By BILL ALBRIGHT Express Sports LOCK HAVEN -- Like Old Man River, the Lock Haven University Lady Eagle softball team keeps rolling along. Coming into its twin bill with Clarion, the Lady Eagles had won 10 games in a row. Following Friday's doubleheader at Sun-splashed Lawrence Field, ...

CMHS student raises money for the Pittsburgh Children’s Hospital

Erika Miller, a junior at Central Mountain High School, held a professional wrestling event to raise money for the Pittsburgh Children's Hospital on March 31. This event was organized as her senior project. True Pro Wrestling, owned by Shawn McLaughlin from Berwick, helped Miler organize ...

LHU tack: Jersey Shore’s Rozenberg competes at Mondschein Multi

FROM STAFF REPORTS LOCK HAVEN, Pa. - Brook Rozenberg (Jersey Shore, Pa./Jersey Shore) and Adam Gehret (Perkiomenville, Pa./Boyertown) competed at the two-day Mondschein Multi hosted by Kutztown University as both student-athletes wrapped up competition today. For Gehret this marked his ...