Local sports

Penn State seniors to be honored prior to game against Michigan

UNIVERSITY PARK – The Penn State men’s basketball program will honor its seniors in a ceremony prior to the start of the Nittany Lions’ contest vs. No. 17 Michigan on Wednesday, February 21 at the Bryce Jordan Center. Guard Shep Garner, forward Julian Moore and senior managers Mike ...

Bald Eagles Swimming prepares for PSAC

LOCK HAVEN – The Lock Haven University swimming team is ready to compete at the 2018 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Championships. The four-day meet begins Wednesday, February 21 and runs through Saturday, February 24 at the Graham Aquatic Center in York, ...

SpikesFest Suite Special now available for fans

STATE COLLEGE — All of the fun of SpikesFest 2018, the Spikes’ annual indoor winter carnival, can last through the summertime when you take advantage of the SpikesFest Suite Special. The SpikesFest Suite Special means all fans booking a Luxury Suite for a 2018 Spikes home game by March 9 ...

Penn State Swimming & Diving set for B1G Championships

UNIVERSITY PARK — The Penn State men will take their turn at the Big Ten Swimming & Diving Championships beginning with a pair of relays Wednesday. The four-day meet will be hosted by Minnesota in the Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center. SCHEDULE The event begins at 6:30 p.m. ET Wednesday ...

Messina named Assistant AD for Athletic Training Services

UNIVERSITY PARK – Penn State has announced the promotion of long-time athletic trainer Renee Messina to Assistant Athletic Director for Athletic Training Services. Messina is a Penn State graduate who has been a member of the Nittany Lions’ athletic training staff since 1992, serving in a ...

SpikesFest Flex Book Special on through March 9

In celebration of SpikesFest 2018, you can add to the fun with the SpikesFest Flex Book Special! Every Flex Book order placed until the end of business on Friday, March 9 means you get a BONUS voucher - 13 undated vouchers for the price of 10! 2018 FLEX BOOK DETAILS -Each book contains 12 ...

Gerard Arceri picks up a pair of weekly honors

UNIVERSITY PARK – Penn State men’s lacrosse sophomore Gerard Arceri was named the Big Ten Specialist of the Week, as well as, being named to the USILA Team of the Week for his dominating performance against Stony Brook on Saturday, as announced by the league office and USILA on Tuesday ...

Central Mountain junior high wrestling finishes season a perfect 18-0

Central Mountain defeated Hollidaysburg, 71-18, on Thursday to finish the 2017-18 junior high wrestling season with a record of 18-0. Pictured is the Central Mountain junior high team after winning the Shamokin Tournament of Champions on February 9th and 10th placing 1st out of 32 teams and ...

LHU’s Becca Caputo earns weekly PSAC honors

LOCK HAVEN – Junior Becca Caputo (Williamsport, Pa./Jersey Shore) of the Lock Haven University softball team has been awarded weekly honors from the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) office. She has been named the PSAC Central Pitcher of the Week. Caputo was the only pitcher ...

LHU Baseball jumps two spots, ranked 6th in region

LOCK HAVEN – The Lock Haven University baseball team has jumped two spots in this week’s National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) weekly poll and is ranked No. 6. The Bald Eagles opened the season ranked No. 8, but got off to a 3-1 start. Lock Haven opened the season by ...

LHU Lacrosse ready for 2018 season opener

LOCK HAVEN – The No. 23 Lock Haven University lacrosse team will open up the 2018 season at home on Tuesday, February 20 at 4 p.m. vs. Georgian Court University at Charlotte E. Smith Field. Nationally Ranked: The Bald Eagles will begin the 2018 campaign ranked No. 23 in the preseason ...

Tony Carr earns first B1G Player of the Week Honor

UNIVERSITY PARK – Penn State men’s basketball sophomore Tony Carr earned his first Big Ten Player of the Week honor for his performances against No. 8 Ohio State and No. 6 Purdue, as announced by the league office on Monday afternoon. On the week, Carr averaged 24.5 points per game, 5.0 ...

THE NEXT LEVEL: Student-Athlete in the Spotlight: Geo Barzona

Geo Barzona is a 2017 graduate of Central Mountain High School and is currently a freshman competing at 125 pounds for the Bucknell Bison wrestling team. Geo, whose academic major is undeclared at this point, is the son of Buddy and Kristen Barzona. When asked about what he most enjoys ...

Dalby and Ogunbiyi named Penn State assistant coaches

UNIVERSITY PARK – Penn State men’s soccer coach Jeff Cook now has his full staff in place, with the recent naming of Greg Dalby and Tunde Ogunbiyi as assistant coaches. Assistant coach Owen Griffith will stay on staff for his third season and Destiny Rodriguez will enter her second season ...

Local briefs

Terrapin Job Fair is Thursday at VFW LOCK HAVEN — Terrapin Care Station will be holding a job fair and media availability event on Thursday at the VFW Post 1630, 1110 E. Water St. The job fair, from 1-5 p.m., is part of a community and veterans recruitment drive to fill full-time ...

STEP Head Start names new director

LOCK HAVEN — Carolyn Hawk stepped into the director position at STEP Head Start in January, bringing 24 years of early childhood education experience to the job. Coming from the Lycoming County United Way, where she served as Vice President of Community Impact, Carolyn has spent decades ...

CHAMPIONS: LHU’s Kyle Shoop and Alex Klucker claim titles at Mat-Town Open II

LOCK HAVEN – Kyle Shoop (Boiling Springs, Pa./Boiling Springs ) and Alex Klucker (Summerdale, Pa./East Pennsboro) claimed individual titles to lead the way for the Bald Eagles as the No. 23 Lock Haven University wrestling team closed the 2017-18 regular season by hosting the Mat-Town Open II ...