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CM’s Rachel Marek named The Express Athlete of the Week

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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK Central Mountain High School swimmer Rachel Marek is The Lock Haven Express Athlete of the Week. Marek, a district qualifier, led CM to wins over Bellefonte and Penns Valley on Thursday. CM took home another victory with a first-place finish in the Williamsport Coaches ...

Wildcats fall to Millionaires, 74-70

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WILLIAMSPORT — The boxscore will never show the impact Tyler McCann made Tuesday night. The video will. There were the six assists the Williamsport senior guard dished out. There were the three steals he made. There was the time he hustled the length of the court and broke up what would ...

Bulldogs hold off late rally, defeat Milton 62-55

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JERSEY SHORE — The Bulldogs denied Milton’s late-comeback attempt and outlasted the Black Panthers, 62-55. The win increased Jersey Shore’s record to 10-11. “We did a lot of dumb things and let Milton crawl back into the game, but I am extremely proud of the way we hung on and kept ...

THE NEXT LEVEL: Student-Athlete In The Spotlight: Chad Reese

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Chad Reese is the son of Bob and Jacquie Reese of Lock Haven and is a senior at Bucknell University majoring in Neuroscience. Chad wrestles 197 pounds this season for the Bison. After graduation, he plans to attend medical school following a year or two gap, but would like to get a position in ...

Wildcats get No. 3 seed in PHAC tournament

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MILL HALL — The Wildcats boy’s basketball team will head into Wednesday’s Pennsylvania Heartland Athletic Conference (PHAC) tournament ranked as the No. 3 seed. The Wildcats (11-8) face No.1 ranked Danville (17-3) in the first round of the tournament at Shikellamy High School in ...

Penn State completes 2020 football schedule

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UNIVERSITY PARK – Penn State has completed its 2020 football schedule with the addition of home games against Nevada and San JosÈ State in addition to the inaugural meeting between the Nittany Lions and Virginia Tech. Penn State will be meeting all three of its 2020 non-conference foes for ...

PSU Wrestling wins Big 10 championship

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By ANDY ELDER For The Express UNIVERSITY PARK — Prior to Cael Sanderson’s arrival in Happy Valley, anytime Iowa showed up on Penn State’s wrestling schedule, fans would wonder if the Nittany Lions could compete. Now, in the ninth season of the Sanderson regime, Nittany Lion fans wonder ...

Lady Eagles take out Shippensburg University, 76-65

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By BILL ALBRIGHT For The Express LOCK HAVEN -- After dropping an 81-50 loss to Shippensburg in the first meeting one month ago, the Lock Haven University women’s basketball team had a message to deliver to the Lady Raiders. Playing arguably their best game of the year, the ...

Sidney Crosby scores 2, reaches 400 goals in Penguins’ 4-1 win

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By STEVE OVERBEY Associated Press ST. LOUIS — Sidney Crosby got another milestone goal on Sunday. The puck went right to his dad. Crosby scored twice, including his 400th career goal, and the Pittsburgh Penguins pulled away from the St. Louis Blues for a 4-1 victory. Bryan Rust snapped a ...

Long ball leads LHU to season-opening win over Chowan

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FROM STAFF REPORTS MURFREESBORO, N.C. - The Lock Haven University baseball team (1-0) hit the diamond for the first time in 2018 and opened a new era with a 5-4 win thanks to a pair of home runs in the opener vs. Chowan (1-2). The game 1 win marked the first for new head coach Heath ...

LHU Lacrosse ranked No. 6 in PSAC Poll

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LOCK HAVEN, Pa. - The Lock Haven University lacrosse team will begin the 2018 season tied for No. 6 in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Preseason Poll. The Haven finished last year with an overall record of 9-8 and a 6-6 PSAC record. Leading the way for head coach Lindsay ...

With extraordinary political optics, Winter Olympics begin

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By FOSTER KLUG Associated Press PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — In an extraordinary show of unexpected unity, North and South Korea sat side by side Friday night under exploding fireworks that represented peace, not destruction, as the 2018 Winter Olympics opened on a Korean Peninsula riven ...

Lady Wildcats drop to Williamsport High School on the road, 66-21

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WILLIAMSPORT — Forward Shelly Floyd scored Williamsport’s first points when she converted a 3-point play. Katelyn Wilson hit a 3-pointer a few seconds later and Williamsport immediately found its stride. This is what Williamsport has been searching for all year. The Millionaires have ...