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Roethlisberger: Blame me for Steelers’ slow offensive start

By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH — Ben Roethlisberger has a pretty good idea what’s wrong with the Pittsburgh Steelers’ offense. Him. “The quarterback needs to play better,” Roethlisberger said Wednesday as the Steelers tried to turn their focus on preparing for ...

Support from the community responsible for AYSO success

LOCK HAVEN - Lock Haven AYSO is a youth soccer program that is open to soccer players as young as 3 years old up to 13 years of age. This season, AYSO has 116 players with 13 teams. And a interesting little fact about their organization is that their enrollment has grown consistently each ...

Giger: Very real possibility Barkley will win Heisman

UNIVERSITY PARK - It’s time to start gearing up for the very real possibility that Saquon Barkley is going to win the Heisman Trophy. Following his Penn State-record 358-yard performance Saturday at Iowa, Barkley is atop just about every Heisman watch list. The only other high-profile ...

LHU Women’s Basketball gives back to the community

The LHU women’s basketball team took some time early this week to give back to the local community. The Bald Eagles headed to nearby Williamsport, Pennsylvania and ran a youth girls basketball clinic for the Williamsport Little Millionaires youth program. LHU head coach Jennifer Smith ...

GAME NOTES: Week 5 LHU Football

Setting the stage: The LHU football team is headed back on the road as the Bald Eagles head to Shippensburg for a 1 p.m. kickoff on Saturday, Sept. 30 (Week 5). The Bald Eagles (0-4, 0-1 PSAC East) will be looking for their first win of the season when they take on the Red Raiders Saturday ...

Battle of the Cats: CM faces Mifflinburg, looking for first win

By SHAREIK FLOWERS sflowers@lockhaven.com MILL HALL - It's the halfway point of the season and Central Mountain still doesn't have a win. They suffered a 39-point loss to Clearfield last week, but they aren't letting the defeat deter them, as they enter tonight's game against ...

High School Soccer: Bulldogs fall to Lewisburg,4-0

By JON GERARDI For The Express LEWISBURG — They say that 2-0 is one of the most dangerous leads in soccer. So when Lewisburg came out of halftime with that two-goal lead, the players and coaches knew they wanted to put in one quickly in the second half. It took just 110 seconds to do ...

The Express Athlete Of The Week

Central Mountain High School Lady Wildcat senior tennis player, Jolee McCluskey, has been named The Express Athlete of the Week. Jolee was 4-0 last week. For the season, she is now 11-1 playing from the team's No. 1 slot. She has led the Lady Cats to a 10-2 record overall (10-1 in the PHAC). ...

Phillies expected to play in next Little League Classic

WILLIAMSPORT - The Philadelphia Phillies released their schedule for next season, which begins on March 29, 2018 against the Atlanta Braves to kick off the year for the league. But there’s an interesting tidbit about Philadelphia’s 2018 schedule. They’re expected to play against the New ...

Barkley named Maxwell POTW

UNIVERSITY PARK - Junior running back Saquon Barkley (Coplay, Pa.) added another weekly honor to his collection after a record-breaking performance at Iowa with the Maxwell Award Player of the Week. On Monday, Barkley won his second Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week award, the Big Ten Rose ...

Student-Athlete in the Spotlight: Hunter Shoemaker

Hunter Shoemaker: Central Mountain High School/Lock Haven University Football. Offensive Lineman. Hunter is the son of Frank and Dawn Shoemaker. He is a sophomore with freshman eligibility. Hunter is majoring in Criminal Justice. On the field, he just started with the football team in the ...

Dewease wins Dirt Classic, walks with $20,000 payday

Lance Dewease was the big winner on Saturday night when he claimed his first “Dirt Classic” race and the $20,000 pay day. 37 drivers were on hand to compete for the 4th Annual Dirt Classic. At Williams Grove on Friday night, the PA Posse cars were all gearing up for this coming weekend’s ...

PSAC Fall Sportsmanship Week – Sept. 25-Oct. 1

LOCK HAVEN - The Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference will promote its sportsmanship awareness campaign by recognizing 2017 Fall Sportsmanship Week from Monday, September 25 through Sunday, October 1. The PSAC Sportsmanship Week is a campaign to emphasize and promote sportsmanship as it ...

Central Mountain falls to Williamsport, 3-0

MILL HALL - After recording back-to-back wins, Central Mountain was shutout against Williamsport as the Wildcats fell to the Millionaires, 3-0. Following the loss, Central Mountain’s record drops to 3-7 on the year. The Wildcats’ game was a tale of two halves. In the first, Central ...

West Chester spoils Lock Haven’s homecoming, 35-14

LOCK HAVEN - Lock Haven finally had its chance. After spending the opening three weeks of the season on the road, the Bald Eagles (0-3) saw their home turf, their home stadium, and their home crowd for the first time this season on Saturday against West Chester (2-1). The Golden Rams were ...