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Bellefonte: Girls basketball falls to Tyrone

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Bellefonte girls basketball team was defeated by the Tyrone Golden Eagles, 61-40, on Friday night. Bellefonte had two athletes reach double figures. Mallorie Smith scored a team-high 15 points, and Maddie Tice contributed another 13. Bella Corman added six ...

Lady Wildcats lose to Milton on road, 44-30

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Central Mountain girls basketball team lost on the road to Milton, 44-30. Avery Baker scored a team-high nine points, and Quinlynn McCann added another eight. Morgan Wetzel posted five points, Katie Burrows recorded four, and Alyssa Fisher and Summer Flanagan ...

Steelers still waiting to hear from Antonio Brown

By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers aren’t ruling out the possible return of wayward wide receiver Antonio Brown. Time, however, appears to be running out. Steelers president Art Rooney II said Wednesday the team still hasn’t heard from Brown ...

Central Mountain Wildcats downed by Danville Ironmen, 65-51, at home

By AARON JAMES ajames@lockhaven.com MILL HALL- Central Mountain has had about as much of a roller coaster season as you can imagine, and Wednesday night’s matchup with conference-leader Danville was no different. Nothing about the Wildcats’ play and effort through four quarters ...

Wrestling: Central Mountain Wildcats handle Williamsport Millionaires, 47-19

By BILL ALBRIGHT Express Sports Writer MILL HALL -- For the Central Mountain Wildcat wrestling team it was business as usual, while for the Williamsport High School matmen, it was more growing pains for the young Millionaires. When it was all said and done, the scoreboard had the final ...

LHU women’s basketball falls at home to Shippensburg, 77-69

By BILL ALBRIGHT Express Sports Writer LOCK HAVEN - Women's college basketball is a contest of four quarters. Unfortunately for Lock Haven, they learned that the hard way Wednesday night as they fell 77-69 to Shippensburg University. "This is a game we definitely should have won," said ...

LHU men’s basketball upsets Shippensburg, 59-58

By BILL ALBRIGHT Express Sports Writer LOCK HAVEN - If you were looking for a signature win for the Lock Haven University men's basketball team, look no further. Hosting the Shippensburg University Red Raiders (14-3), the Bald Eagles put together one of their best overall efforts of the ...

Girls Basketball: Central Mountain Wildcats fall at home to Danville, 64-38

FROM STAFF REPORTS MILL HALL- The Central Mountain girls basketball team lost its home matchup versus the unbeaten Danville Ironmen, 64-38. The loss dropped Central Mountain to 0-11 on the season. “I was disappointed with our defense,” Central Mountain coach Scott Baker said. ...

Tom Elling’s Wrestling Mat-ters: Weekend tournament recap

It has been a busy wrestling time for most of our local teams. Bellefonte spent the weekend in Hampton, Virginia, finishing a strong third place in the American Division. The Raiders topped Culpeper County, VA, 66-18; Millbrook, VA , 60-13; Upper Dauphin, 53-15; Grassfield, VA, 56-20; ...

Central Mountain wrestling flattens State College, 45-24

By KENNY VARNER For The Express STATE COLLEGE - Two legendary wrestling programs went head-to-head Tuesday when Central Mountain traveled to State College to wrestle the Little Lions. The Wildcats opened up with a 12-0 lead and never looked back as it picked up the hard-fought 45-24 ...

Central Mountain Wildcat swimmers sink Mt. Carmel

FROM STAFF REPORTS MOUNT CARMEL — The only thing that slowed the Central Mountain boys and girls swim teams last week was a flat tire on the bus en route to Mount Carmel. Once they got off the road and into the water, the Wildcats swimmers were obviously back in their element, ...

Boys Basketball: CM Wildcats fall on road to Huntingdon, 96-58

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Central Mountain boys basketball team lost its away matchup against the Huntingdon Bearcats, 96-58. Ten players recorded figures for the Wildcats. Conner Soo scored a team-high 12 points, followed by Collin Jones’ 10. Tanner Lavelle posted nine points, Aidan ...

PSU Football: Lamont Wade submits request to transfer

By CORY GIGRER For The Express Lamont Wade came to Penn State as an elite recruit from Clairton, and now the safety is looking to leave after not making much of an impact with the Nittany Lions for two years. Wade and two other PSU players -- receiver Brandon Polk and cornerback Zech ...

LHU Wrestling: Bald Eagles bounce back in big way, soar by Kent State

FROM STAFF REPORTS HAMPTON, Va. – The No. 14 Lock Haven University wrestling team rebounded from a tough Day 1 at the 2019 Virginia Duals and the Bald Eagles bounced back in a big way by winning seven of 10 bouts Saturday on the way to a 26-15 victory over Kent State. The Bald Eagles ...

PSU Wrestling: No. 1 Penn State defeats No. 19 Wisconsin, 24-13

By ANDY ELDER For The Express UNIVERSITY PARK — Neither coach was particularly pleased with the outcome of No. 1 Penn State’s 24-13 win over No. 10 Wisconsin on Sunday in Rec Hall. Despite the fact that Penn State won six of 10 bouts, amassed a 39-8 edge in takedowns and notched its ...

HS Wrestling: Wildcats finish 2-1 in Dallastown Tournament

FROM STAFF REPORTS DALLASTOWN -- For the Central Mountain wrestling team, the final outcome in Saturday's participation in the Dallastown was a case of being close, but no cigar. The Wildcats began their long day on the mats by thumping York Suburban to the tune of 67-9. The Trojans ...

Bellefonte finishes third in Virginia Duals

FROM STAFF REPORTS Bellefonte (5-1) finished third in the American Division of the Virginia Duals High School Tournament. The following are the dual meet results for the Red Raiders, whose only loss was 39-27 to eventual champion Kellam. After dropping the quarterfinal match to Kellam, the ...

Saints rally past Eagles 20-14, will host NFC title game

By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer NEW ORLEANS — When the New Orleans Saints finally found their rhythm, they marched one step closer to the Super Bowl. Using a dominant ball-control offense and a few gambles that paid off, the Saints got two touchdown passes from Drew Brees and two ...

High School Basketball: Red Raiders outlast Eagles in nailbiter, 62-56

By KENNY VARNER For The Express BELLEFONTE - It was another rivalry game for the books. There’s few guarantees in life, but one that is a given almost every time is that when Bellefonte and Bald Eagle Area match up in any sport, you are going to see two teams that will leave ...