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No cases of the coronavirus reported at Penn State with football team

While some college football teams have reported double-figure results of players testing positive for the coronavirus, it’s been so far, so good for Penn State. Athletic Director Sandy Barbour met the media via Zoom on Wednesday and said of the 102 student-athletes tested upon their return ...

Williamsport Crosscutters, State College Spikes cancel baseball seasons

The Williamsport Crosscutters’ and State College Spikes’ seasons were officially canceled Tuesday after Major League Baseball announced it will not supply its minor league affiliates with players. The announcement, made at 5 p.m., brings an inevitable conclusion to the Minor League Baseball ...

Linden’s Schweikart won at Clinton County Speedway in racing

Clinton County Speedway finally got the 2020 racing season open on Friday and Linden’s Dale Schweikart claimed the victory in the 25-lap event in a contested battle with his son, Dakota. Other winners of the night include Garret Bard in the 600 micro sprints, Lock Haven’s Jeffrey Weaver ...

Wildcat athletes excited to get back on field Wednesday for workouts

Over the past 3 1/2 months, athletes across the nation have faced an absence of what they love: organized athletic activities. When sports were suspended in mid-March, spring sports athletes were denied the opportunity to play the season so many had looked forward to for so long. Many ...

Central Mountain voluntary workout schedules announced

As Central Mountain athletes and teams prepare for Return to Play activities beginning Wednesday, athletic director George Bidwell is making information pertaining to workouts known via various informational outlets. There are numerous guidelines in place to make the transition back into ...

After a 3-month layoff, Central Mountain coaches are preparing to practice

A return to play is on the horizon in the Keystone Central School District. The school board last Thursday evening adopted guidelines for return to play that was constructed by a committee consisting of administration, the athletic department, training staff, coaches and others. The guidelines ...

Auto racing roundup: Beatty, Metheney, Truitt win at Hummingbird Speedway

At Hummingbird Speedway, the Young Guns Jr. Sprints were back to the track for the first time this year, joining the regular five divisions. It was also Race-1 Motor Speedway night as they sponsored trophies for all divisions. Feature winners on the night included Brayden Beatty in the Young ...

NASCAR drivers, crews support Wallace after noose found in garage

Bubba Wallace steered the No. 43 to the front of pit road, NASCAR champion Kyle Busch pushing the famous car on one side and close friend Ryan Blaney pushing on the other. The entire 40-driver field and all their crew members followed. After the car came to a stop, Wallace climbed out, sat ...

High schools push ahead amid COVID

AUSTIN, Texas — High schools across the country are trying to figure out how and when students might return to classrooms this fall. Many are also making sure their star quarterbacks and other athletes will be in shape when they do. While states have been easing the economic and social ...

Tiz the Law helps the healing process with Belmont win

Nine other horses challenged the “Law”, and Tiz The Law won the 152nd running of the Belmont Stakes. “In this ever changing world in which we live in”, he made them “give in and cry”, with a dominating performance. COVID-19 hit New York City hard, and a New York-bred horse had ...

3 new winners at Hidden Valley

CLEARFIELD—It was a night where two features were decided on the scales rather than on the track, giving one driver his first win of the season and another his third in a row. Josh Jacoby of Ginter (semi late models), Bill Phillips of Blandburg (street stocks) and Rob Williams of ...

Randy Brungard on horse racing: A look at the horses at the Belmont Stakes

Horse racing has returned to New York and one of its most recognizable races, the Belmont Stakes, will be run at approximately 5:42 p.m. on NBC today. This will be the first time Belmont will be the first leg of the Triple Crown instead of the third thanks to this year’s COVID-19 pandemic. ...

Lock Haven’s wrestling program signs 13 for incoming class

LOCK HAVEN — Excitement is building for the 2020-2021 Lock Haven University wrestling season as coach Scott Moore looks to solidify an already stout team with a strong 2020 recruiting class. The storybook team finished fifth in its first-ever MAC Tournament in March and was poised to make a ...

Lock Haven announces the program’s first women’s golf recruit

LOCK HAVEN — During the fall of 2020, Lock Haven University athletics will usher in another new era as the women’s golf team will compete for the very first time. Tuesday coach Chad Anthony announced Ashley Lawson as the program’s first-ever recruit. It’s a historic moment for LHU ...