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LHU knocks off No.1 seed West Liberty

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WEST LIBERTY, W.Va. – Bekah Slattery (Douglassville, Pa./Daniel Boone) scattered nine hits and struck out 14 over 15 total innings, and the Bald Eagles plated five runs in the top of the 15th inning, as the Lock Haven University softball team (32-17-1) opened the 2019 NCAA Tournament in ...

Jersey Shore falls at home to Loyalsock, 12-0

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By CHRIS MASSE For The Express JERSEY SHORE-Bella Barone did not feel right as she took pregame batting practice swings. Something was off, but she did not know what. Once the game started Barone figured it out, going 3 for 4 with four RBIs. And from the first pitch, everything felt right ...

Baseball: Wildcats fall at home to Shamokin, 9-5

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FROM STAFF REPORTS The Central Mountain baseball team dropped a home contest to the Shamokin Indians, 9-5. Central Mountain was knotted with Shamokin, 4-4, entering the final frame before Shamokin exploded with five runs in the inning. CM responded with one score in the bottom of the ...

Baseball: Red Raiders blows past Clearfield, 23-10

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FROM STAFF REPORTS The Bellefonte baseball team captured a decisive 23-10 win over the Clearfield Bison. The Raiders tallied eight runs in the opening inning, one in the third, then seven scores in both the sixth and seventh inning. Bellefonte smacked three home runs as CJ Funk, ...

Pence pinch-hit slam, Rangers rally past Pirates 9-6

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By ALAN SAUNDERS Associated Press PITTSBURGH — In a game full of monster shots, Hunter Pence hit the biggest home run of all. Pence connected for a pinch-hit grand slam and the Texas Rangers rallied late, beating the Pittsburgh Pirates 9-6 Wednesday. The Rangers trailed 6-2 before ...

Baseball: BEA gets extra-innings win over Bellefonte, 4-3

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By BILL ALBRIGHT Express Sports Writer BELLEFONTE -- The only thing certain when Bellefonte and Bald Eagle Area meet head-on in an athletic event is that you can simply toss the record books out the window. Tuesday afternoon at John Montgomery Field at Governor’s Park, ...

LHU softball will face West Liberty in the Atlantic 1 Regional

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INDIANAPOLIS – The Lock Haven University softball team is headed back to the NCAA Tournament for the second straight season as the Bald Eagles were selected on May 6 for the 2019 NCAA Division II Softball Championships. Lock Haven was tabbed as the No. 8 seed in the Atlantic Region and will ...

Local auto racing roundup

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By JAMIE BIRD For The Express It was the weekend, so of course that means RAIN. One track that actually got the whole race in was Hummingbird Speedway. It was an overcast, cool-spring night that welcomed fans and drivers from all over the area, including from three different states ...

Bucktail baseball swept in doubleheader action

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FROM STAFF REPORTS The Bucktail baseball team dropped both games of a doubleheader to Neumann Regional Academy on Monday afternoon. In game one the Knights jumped out to an early two-run advantage before Gage Sutliff settled in and was able to stymie the Knights offensive threat. ...

2019 Kentucky Derby was one for the ages

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By RANDY BRUNGARD For The Express For two minutes and three seconds, "Maximum Security" proved that he was the best horse in the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby. He broke sharply from post hole 8 while wearing saddle cloth No. 7, due to all 19 entries entering gates 2-20, instead of ...

Lock Haven softball wins 2019 PSAC Championship

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QUAKERTOWN, Pa. – At the beginning of every season, every team in America, no matter the level, sets out with a similar goal. That goal is to win their respective Conference Championship. The Lock Haven University softball team (31-17-1) can officially cross that goal off their list. ...

CM Sports weekly recap: Hitting the stretch run

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By SCOTT BAKER sbaker@lockhaven.com MILL HALL-Another week down, another week closer to crunch time for scholastic sports teams. The Wildcat tennis team saw plenty of action last week. On Monday they hosted powerhouse Williamsport and suffered a 5-0 loss to the Millionaires. On ...

LHU splits twin bill with Millersville to end season

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By BILL ALBRIGHT Express Sports Writer LOCK HAVEN -- It was a special day Saturday afternoon at Watkins Field as the Lock Haven University baseball team closed out its 2019 season by honoring the senior members of the team. For the Bald Eagles, the results of the pair of games ...

LHU Track: Long, Moyer headline LHU Qualifier

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LOCK HAVEN, Pa. – Freshman-jumps standout Karina Long (Hummelstown, Pa./Lower Dauphin) and distance-standout Laurel Moyer (Lock Haven, Pa./Central Mountain) continued to impress this spring, and this time their remarkable individual efforts came at home in the friendly confines of Hubert Jack ...