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Lock Haven Invite set for this Saturday, September 22

LOCK HAVEN — The Lock Haven University men’s and women’s cross country teams are set to host the 2018 LHU Invite on Saturday, September 22 on the West Branch Cross Country Course, located at the Stern Athletic Complex. The men’s 8K will start at 10:30 a.m. and the women’s 6K will go ...

Road games in New York City await LHU Field Hockey

NEW YORK CITY — The Lock Haven University field hockey team is set for a pair of non-conference contests on the road this weekend. Setting the stage: Lock Haven will open the weekend on Friday, September 21 at LIU Brooklyn (4 p.m.), before heading to Hofstra on Sunday, September 23 (12 ...

Week 4 Football Game Notes: LHU heads to East Stroudsburg (Sept. 22)

EAST STROUDSBURG — The Lock Haven University football team is returning to the road and set to open Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) East action. Setting the stage: The Bald Eagles are set to open PSAC East play on Saturday (Sept. 22) at East Stroudsburg (2:05 p.m.). The ...

No. 20 PSU Women’s Soccer heads to No. 21 Northwestern

UNIVERSITY PARK — The No. 20 Penn State women’s soccer team (5-3-0, 1-0-0 B1G) travels to the state of Illinois for a pair of Big Ten contests this week. The Nittany Lions take on the No. 21 Northwestern Wildcats (6-1-2, 0-1-1 B1G) on Thursday, Sept. 20, at 8 p.m. (EDT) at Martin Stadium. ...

LHU Sports Midweek Report

LOCK HAVEN — The 2018 Lock Haven University Athletics Hall of Fame Class has been announced recognizing seven individuals and one team, who achieved greatness in sports as determined by the LHU Athletics Hall of Fame Committee. The 2018 Hall of Fame Class will be inducted at the annual Hall ...

We Know Drama: Pittsburgh Steelers are enduring another bumpy patch

PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Bud Dupree just smiled earlier this month when asked what would happen if the “Hard Knocks” cameras decided to spend a month embedded with the team during training camp. “We’re too real for TV,” Dupree said with a grin. Dupree meant it ...

Philadelphia Eagles bring back receiver Jordan Matthews

PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Eagles turned to a familiar face to bolster their depleted receivers corps. The defending Super Bowl champions signed wide receiver Jordan Matthews on Wednesday, reuniting him with close friend Carson Wentz in time for the quarterback’s return from ...

Spikes’ NYPL All-Star Game gear is now 30% off online

STATE COLLEGE — Fans from all over the world can now save on their souvenir gear from the event of the summer in Central Pennsylvania with 2018 New York-Penn League All-Star Game merchandise now available at 30% off throughout the Spikes’ online team store. Get your All-Star apparel from ...

Penn State Fencing opens season with Nittany Lion Cup

UNIVERSITY PARK — The Penn State Nittany Lion fencing schedule has been announced. Veteran head coach Wes Glon, in his 34th season at Penn State, will lead the Nittany Lions into a full schedule of NCAA events as well as NAC competition and Olympic qualifiers. Penn State hosts three events ...

Fans advised to be on lookout for counterfeit tix for OSU

UNIVERSITY PARK — Nittany Lion football fans are being advised by Penn State Intercollegiate Athletics to be cautious of counterfeit tickets, including the print-at-home format and illegally reproduced single game tickets purchased from non-authorized sources, for the upcoming Ohio State ...

Penn State Women’s Hockey tabbed No. 4 in CHA Preseason Poll

UNIVERSITY PARK — The Penn State women’s ice hockey team was selected fourth in 2018-19 College Hockey America (CHA) Preseason Coaches’ Poll released on Wednesday, Sept. 19. Penn State finished fourth in the regular season conference standings a season ago with a 6-7-7 mark in CHA play ...

Penn State’s Ogle named candidate for 2018 Senior CLASS Award

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Penn State women’s soccer midfielder Emily Ogle (Strongsville, Ohio) has been named a candidate for the 2018 Senior CLASS Award®. To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must be classified as an NCAA Division I senior and have notable achievements in four ...

Sports On TV (9/20/18)

Thursday, Sept. 20 COLLEGE FOOTBALL 7:30 p.m. ESPN — Tulsa at Temple EQUESTRIAN 6 p.m. NBCSN — FEI World Equestrian Games, Vaulting Pas de Deux Freestyle, at Mill Spring, N.C. GOLF 6:30 a.m. GOLF — European PGA Tour, Portugal Masters, first round, at Vilamoura, ...

Sports Transactions (9/19/18)

Wednesday’s BASEBALL American League NEW YORK YANKEES — Reinstated LHP Aroldis Chapman from the 10-day DL. National League PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Reinstated LHP Aaron Loup from the 10-day DL. PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Placed OF Gregory Polanco on the 10-day DL, retroactive to ...

On This Day In Sports (September 20)

Sept. 20 1913 — Twenty-year-old amateur Francis Ouimet beats Britain’s Harry Vardon and Ted Ray in an 18-hole playoff to win the U.S. Open. 1924 — Grover Cleveland Alexander wins his 300th game as the Chicago Cubs defeat the New York Giants 7-3 in 12 innings. 1939 — Joe Louis knocks ...

As AB Turns; Brown says he’s upset Steelers are losing

By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH — The chorus of “The Storm Is Over” by gospel singer Kirk Franklin played as Antonio Brown approached his locker on Thursday, an intentionally apt choice by Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker/DJ Vince Williams to address the latest bit of drama ...

POWELL’S PREDICTIONS: Week 4 NCAA Football Game Picks

Don’t get me wrong, Penn State looked absolutely dominant against Kent State, but you know me — Of course, I’m going to have some kind of problem. WEEK 3 REVIEW: It’s hard to knitpick a team who has won 63-10, but as the season continues on and the strength of competition increases, ...