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The Next Level: Student-Athletes on Campus

Ethan Dale: Central Mountain High School/Alfred State Swimming. Alfred State resumes competition on Saturday, January 13th. They have been off since December 3rd. Michael Panczyszyn: 2015 Jersey Shore High School graduate and current junior on the Lycoming Men’s Swimming team. Lycoming has ...

Central Mountain grabs 58-51 win on road

SELINSGROVE — As the saying goes, it’s not how you start the game, but how you finish it. Central Mountain lived by that phrase and outscored Selinsgrove, 41- 28, in the second half to capture a 58-51 win against the Seals on the road. The win bumped up Central Mountain’s record to ...

ROLLING: CM Wrestling dominates rival, Girl’s Swimming makes quite a splash

MILL HALL — The first week of 2018 was a short, yet productive one for three of the four Central Mountain winter sports teams. The Wildcat swimmers, boys hoopsters and wrestlers each competed once and did so successfully. Only the girl’s hoopsters struggled in their first action of the new ...

Lock Haven University falls to East Stroudsburg Lady Warriors, 91-60

LOCK HAVEN — For the first five minutes of Saturday’s PSAC East women’s basketball game between Lock Haven and East Stroudsburg, the Lady Eagles played the Warriors tough through four lead changes. However, with LHU holding a slim 8-7 lead, the Lady Warriors sprinted their way to a 14-0 ...

LHU Men’s Basketball wins brawl against Warriors, 89-82

LOCK HAVEN — East Stroudsburg and Lock Haven University have hooked up in some wild-and-wooly basketball games over the years, but maybe none with more turns and detours than Saturday’s meeting at Thomas Field House. Coming off a solid effort that resulted in an 88-80 win on the road at ...

Both Eagles, Bellefonte go undefeated at BEA Classic

WINGATE — Sweet perfection. The Bald Eagle Area and Bellefonte wrestling teams capped off a perfect weekend as both finished with perfect records in this year’s edition of the Bald Eagle Area Wrestling Duals. Wrestling a shortened schedule, the Red Raiders finished 2-0 while the host ...

Couturier stays hot, Flyers drop Buffalo Sabres 4-1 for 3rd straight

PHILADELPHIA — Barely a month removed from a 10-game losing streak, the Philadelphia Flyers have climbed back into playoff contention. They can thank the high-scoring trio of Sean Couturier, Claude Giroux and Jakub Voracek. Couturier scored the go-ahead goal in the second period and added ...

Distractions? What distractions? Steelers rise above fray

By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH — If Cam Heyward’s being honest, he’s lost count of distractions the Pittsburgh Steelers have dealt with this season, be they self-created, overblown or otherwise. The weeks would pass and something that had nothing to do with Pittsburgh’s ...

Steelers receivers growing up with star Brown sidelined

By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH — Antonio Brown’s locker sat empty on Friday save for the stack of cardboard boxes pushed off to the side, items the Pittsburgh Steelers star wide receiver hasn’t gotten around to unpacking just yet. The All-Pro is too busy trying to get his ...

Long Run- Mill Hall registrations open for 2018

The Long Run-Mill Hall Little League Baseball will hold registration for 2018 on upcoming dates in January. The first will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. this Wednesday, Jan. 10, at Mill Hall Fire Co. hall engine bay. The second will be Jan. 17, same time and location; the third will be Jan. 24, ...

Jersey Shore girls pick up win over Williamsport swimmers

The Jersey Shore girls high school swim team is just one win away from claiming supremacy over the waters of Susquehanna’s West Branch. The group defeated Montoursville and Central Mountain earlier in the season and finished off the Williamsport Millionaires Wednesday evening, 96-74. Their ...

Central Mountain renews rivalry with win over Jersey Shore, 64-11

MILL HALL — Any way you choose to color the picture, it turned out to be a mismatch of major proportions when the Central Mountain wrestling team hosted Jersey Shore on the mats Thursday night. With Shore only sending 11 wrestlers to the mat, that meant that Central Mountain already led ...

West Branch Spring Soccer Registration now open

LOCK HAVEN — West Branch Soccer Club Spring Soccer Registration is now open for the Travel Soccer programs for boys and girls (u15 and u19). There is an early bird special at $130 if registered by February 1. An additional $20 late fee will be added for travel registering after February 1. ...

East Coast Sandhogs to host baseball tryouts

The East Coast Sandhogs travel baseball organization will host tryouts at Electric City Baseball and Softball Academy on January 13 and February 3. Ages 7-12 from 10am-12pm. Ages 13-18 from 1pm-3pm. Cost is $20. Please pre-register at www.sandhogsbaseball.com. For questions, you can ...

Bulldogs win 54-50 thriller over Montoursville

JERSEY SHORE — Hannah Kauffman’s game-high 23 points boosted the Bulldogs to a thrilling 54-50 win over the Montoursville Warriors. The win increased Jersey Shore’s record to 5-2 on the season. “I was very proud of the way they fought back when they fell down there twice in the ...

Franklin and Penn State Football inks Top 5 class

UNIVERSITY PARK — Head coach James Franklin unveiled the 2018 Penn State Football recruiting class today during the Signing Day celebration in the Lasch Football Building. Penn State’s Class of 2018 is ranked third nationally by Rivals and fourth by 247Sports and ESPN, as of Wednesday ...

Tom Elling’s Wrestling Mat-ters: Holiday Cheer and Wins

Another holiday season of wrestling tournaments is in the books. Penn State won their 7th Scouther Scuffle with 197 points (just one shy of the record set by Oklahoma State last year). Some of you will remember Coach Cael elected to no go to the Scuffle last year since the team had huge dual ...

LHU Baseball’s DeHass, Slinger earn preseason honors

LOCK HAVEN – Senior first baseman Kolby DeHaas of the Lock Haven University baseball team has been named a 2018 Collegiate Baseball Newspaper Division II Player to Watch and transfer Jesse Slinger has been tabbed a Newcomer to Watch. With the 2018 season on the horizon, the Bald Eagles also ...