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Bucktail Bucks get 62-46 win over Montgomery

By KEVIN RAUCH For The Express FARWELL- The Bucktail boys basketball team hosted Montgomery Saturday afternoon in a game which the first half could not have been more ominous for the Bucks. There often times appeared to be a lid on top of the basket on the Bucktail end of the court. After ...

CM Wildcats fall on road to Mifflinburg, 55-34

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Central Mountain boys basketball team fell on the road to Mifflinburg Saturday night, 55-34. Central Mountain controlled a 10-6 lead entering the second quarter, but was outscored 49-24 for the duration of the game. Collin Jones was CM’s lone double-digit ...

BEA Wrestling: Eagles finish 8th in Ultimate Warrior Tournament

FROM STAFF REPORTS MORRISDALE -- Entering the second day of the Ultimate Warrior Tournament sponsored by West Branch High School, Bald Eagle Area still had a four wrestlers alive for possible medals. Cooper Gilham (113) and Dylan Bisel (182) were alive in the championship semifinals, ...

LHU: Bald Eagles stun Sun Devils 23-14 at Red Lion HS

By SAM KUPERMAN For The Express In an environment that encapsulated artificial and authentic all into one, No. 22 Lock Haven wrestling flexed its muscle, defeating No. 12 Arizona State 23-14 Friday. The Bald Eagles won six out of 10 bouts in the dual held in front of a roaring crowd of ...

Bulldogs fall to Montoursville, 60-32

By CHRIS MASSE cmasse@sungazette.com JERSEY SHORE—Brandon Good and Nate Ewing are good friends. Maybe that is why Good never left Ewing’s side Friday night. Or maybe it was because that is how Good defends opponents on a nightly basis. The Montoursville forward might not look like a ...

CM Basketball: Lady Wildcats fall on road to Mifflinburg, 57-26

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Central Mountain girls basketball team fell on the road to Mifflinburg, 57-26. Alyssa Fisher recorded a team-high eight points, and Quinlynn McCann added another five. Avery Baker, Morgan Wetzel and Mia Kopysciansky each posted four points, and Madison Smith ...

Bellefonte Basketball: Lady Raiders dropped by Central, 54-48

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Bellefonte girls basketball team fell to the Central Dragons, 54-48. Three players recorded double figures for the Red Raiders. Maddie Steiner scored a team-high 14 points, Bella Corman added another 12 and Mia Johnson chipped in another 10. Mallorie Smith ...

Healthy Bald Eagles lineup battles Arizona State in unique environment

By SAM KUPERMAN For The Express The nationally ranked Lock Haven University wrestling team will hit the mats today in its toughest dual to date. The 3-2 Bald Eagles, who are ranked as high as No. 22 in the nation, face the 4-6 Sun Devils of Arizona State, who are placed as high as No. 10 in ...

Wrestling: Wildcats down rival Red Raiders, 36-25

By BILL ALBRIGHT Express Sports Writer MILL HALL -- With the PIAA Class AAA wrestling dual championships looming one week away, Bellefonte and Central Mountain hit the mats here Friday night for a preview of what could happen in that tournament. If top-seeded Bellefonte defeats ...

BEA Basketball: Eagles fall at home to Penns Valley, 44-34

By KENNY VARNER For The Express WINGATE - For three and a half quarters, the Bald Eagle Area boys basketball team seemed to be holding off a very stubborn Penns Valley team, 32-31. However, in the final four minutes the Rams’ sharpshooter Logan Snyder posted seven points in the ...

CM SWIMMING: Hannah Brian sets new 500-freestyle record

FROM STAFF REPORTS LOCK HAVEN — Hollidaysburg brought a large team to Lock Haven University’s Zimmerli Pool on Jan. 18 to face off against Central Mountain. At the end of a record-setting night, the Central Mountain girls showed Hollidaysburg that, in some situations, talent can ...

Tom Elling’s Wrestling Mat-ters: Weekend tournament wrestling preview

Wintery weather has arrived as have the final-team rankings for the District 6 Dual Meet Championships, as kept by Rich Vetock. Central Mountain was ranked the No. 2 seed with a 10-1 record, while Mifflin County was 9-2. The deadline for the rankings was Tuesday, Jan. 22. That is one night ...

LHU women’s basketball: Big fourth quarter helpsHaven knock off Millersville

FROM STAFF REPORTS MILLERSVILLE, Pa. - The Lock Haven University women's basketball team (9-9, 5-7 PSAC East) used a huge fourth quarter to surge ahead of host Millersville University (6-12, 3-8 PSAC East) as the Bald Eagles were able to knock off the Marauders 81-69 Wednesday night in ...

LHU to host 2019 National Girls & Women in Sports Day event

FROM STAFF REPORTS LOCK HAVEN, Pa. - The Lock Haven University department of athletics will hold its 2019 National Girls and Women in Sport Day celebration on Wednesday, February 20 from 3:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m. LHU's annual event will celebrate the 33rd annual National Girls and Women in ...

PSU WRESTLING: No. 1 Nittany Lions blow past No. 7 Nebraska, 25-6

By ANDY ELDER For The Express UNIVERSITY PARK — Just a week after the top-ranked Penn State wrestling team notched an 11-point win that left its coach taking the blame for a rather flat performance, the Nittany Lions on Sunday wrestled more like their fans are used to seeing. Penn State ...

Portal into the future: Transfers are big part of changing times in college FB

By CORY GIGER For The Express One of my favorite shows growing up was the spectacular "Quantum Leap." In fact, give me pretty much any TV show or movie that centers on alternate reality and I'm instantly hooked. We get used to the world we live in and the way things are, so it's cool to ...

No. 9 Maryland bounces back to beat Penn State 79-67

By DAVID GINSBURG AP Sports Writer COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Taylor Mikesell scored 23 points, Kaila Charles added 19 and No. 9 Maryland used a strong finish to beat Penn State 79-67 on Sunday. Shakira Austin had 13 points and 10 rebounds for the Terrapins (16-2, 5-2 Big Ten), who were ...

Kaufman leads the way with 25 points as Jersey Shore defeats Selinsgrove 62-52

BY BRETT R. CROSSLEY For The Express JERSEY SHORE-Hannah Kaufman walked off the court at halftime as her team was locked in tie with Selinsgrove. She knew Jersey Shore needed something big to happen. She delivered, scoring 13 of her game high 25 points in the third quarter as Jersey Shore ...