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CM’s Shultz shines vs. Seneca Valley

Central Mountain High School freshman Alexa Shultz hit a home run in this past Saturday’s game against Seneca Valley. The Wildcats defeated Seneca Valley 21-8 in the softball game played at the Central Mountain field. Shultz’s name was inadvertently omitted from Monday’s rundown of ...

Lock Haven’s Alex O’Herrick tabbed PSAC Athlete of the Week

LOCK HAVEN – Alex O’Herrick (Barto, Pa./Boyertown) of the Lock Haven University lacrosse team has been awarded the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) lacrosse Athlete of the Week. O’Herrick, a senior midfielder, helped nationally-ranked LHU go 2-0 last week. The two wins ...

Lock Haven University Athletics: Week at a Glance

Following a weekend sweep of Mansfield, LHU softball closed out the regular season a perfect 20-0 in Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Central play to finish with an overall record of 34-10. The Haven ended the season on a 12-game win streak and was undefeated in 14 contests at home ...

Lock Haven’s Talons set for Tuesday, May 1

LOCK HAVEN - The 2018 Talons, the LHU Athletics Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly Awards Celebration, set for Tuesday, May 1 at 7:30 p.m. in Price Auditorium. The Talons are a yearly award ceremony commemorating the hard work and dedication from our student-athletes, and the faculty who ...

LHU Wrestling participated in a community cleanup

LOCK HAVEN – On April 14, The Lock Haven University wrestling team participated in a community service event, organized by Clinton County Cleanscapes, in which 10 members of the team helped others from around Lock Haven clean up an island in the west branch of the Susquehanna River. On the ...

LHU Football totals over 800 hours of community service

LOCK HAVEN –The Lock Haven University football team has participated in over 800 hours of community service so far during the second semester of the 2017-18 academic year while totaling nearly 1,200 hours overall for the entire school year. In the most recent community service activity, the ...

PSU No. 2 in Learfield Directors’ Cup Final Winter Standings

UNIVERSITY PARK — For the 13th consecutive year, Penn State Athletics has placed in the Top 5 in the Learfield Directors’ Cup final winter standings. Powered by the wrestling team’s seventh NCAA Championship in the past eight years, the Nittany Lions are No. 2 in the final winter ...

PSU Women’s Gymnastics holds annual banquet

UNIVERSITY PARK — The Penn State women’s gymnastics program held its annual end of season banquet on Sunday, April 29, at the Nittany Lion Inn. The Nittany Lions honored both gymnasts and supporters of the program at the banquet. “Our banquet was a great opportunity to recognize the ...

Nick Kingham moves into Pirates rotation after near-perfect debut

WASHINGTON — Pirates rookie Nick Kingham’s nearly perfect debut has earned him at least one more start in the majors. Kingham took a perfect game into the seventh inning of his first big league start, retiring the first 20 batters in Pittsburgh’s 5-0 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on ...

Pittsburgh Steelers cut veteran safety J.J. Wilcox

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers released veteran safety J.J. Wilcox on Monday just days after selecting a pair of safeties in the NFL draft. Wilcox played in 12 games for the Steelers in 2017 after Pittsburgh acquired him from Tampa Bay last September for late-round picks in both ...

AP Source: No hearing for Wilson for hit on Dumoulin

WASHINGTON — A person with direct knowledge of the decision says there will not be a disciplinary hearing for Washington Capitals winger Tom Wilson for his hit to the head of Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Brian Dumoulin. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Monday on condition of ...

Lady Bucks take 38-1 loss to Millville

FARWELL — After winning their first three games, a young Bucktail team had dropped eight straight, so with Millville and their 9-3 overall record (8-0 in conference) coming into Farwell yesterday afternoon, the recipe for disaster was a reality. At the least it was a hitting clinic, at ...

Wildcats Softball takes down Little Lions, 5-3

MILL HALL — The moment Skylar Smith’s bat connected with the ball, she knew it was leaving the park. Smith smacked a two-run home run that fell just short of bouncing off the scoreboard to put CM ahead, 4-3, in the fifth inning against State College . “I knew on the pitch that it was ...

Lock Haven sweeps Mansfield, caps perfect run through PSAC Central

LOCK HAVEN — It was Lock Haven University softball Senior Day at Lawrence Field Saturday, and although the Lady Eagles completed a season sweep of PSAC-Central teams (20-0) with 4-0 and 2-1 wins over the Mansfield, the day belonged to the five LHU seniors who participated in their final ...

LHU Lacrosse clinches home playoff game with win

EDINBORO – The No. 22 Lock Haven University lacrosse team (12-5, 8-4 PSAC) closed the regular season with a dominating 17-3 win over Edinboro University (3-13, 0-12 PSAC) Saturday on the road in Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) action. With the win, the Bald Eagles secured the ...

Central Mountain Sports Week-In-Review

The spring sports season has either hit or has passed the halfway point, and things are beginning to take shape for the Central Mountain teams. More spring-like weather last week allowed for the majority of CM’s scheduled sporting events to go on as planned. The only exception was the ...