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Central Mountain wrestling flattens State College, 45-24

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By KENNY VARNER For The Express STATE COLLEGE - Two legendary wrestling programs went head-to-head Tuesday when Central Mountain traveled to State College to wrestle the Little Lions. The Wildcats opened up with a 12-0 lead and never looked back as it picked up the hard-fought 45-24 ...

Central Mountain Wildcat swimmers sink Mt. Carmel

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FROM STAFF REPORTS MOUNT CARMEL — The only thing that slowed the Central Mountain boys and girls swim teams last week was a flat tire on the bus en route to Mount Carmel. Once they got off the road and into the water, the Wildcats swimmers were obviously back in their element, ...

Boys Basketball: CM Wildcats fall on road to Huntingdon, 96-58

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FROM STAFF REPORTS The Central Mountain boys basketball team lost its away matchup against the Huntingdon Bearcats, 96-58. Ten players recorded figures for the Wildcats. Conner Soo scored a team-high 12 points, followed by Collin Jones’ 10. Tanner Lavelle posted nine points, Aidan ...

PSU Football: Lamont Wade submits request to transfer

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By CORY GIGRER For The Express Lamont Wade came to Penn State as an elite recruit from Clairton, and now the safety is looking to leave after not making much of an impact with the Nittany Lions for two years. Wade and two other PSU players -- receiver Brandon Polk and cornerback Zech ...

PSU Wrestling: No. 1 Penn State defeats No. 19 Wisconsin, 24-13

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By ANDY ELDER For The Express UNIVERSITY PARK — Neither coach was particularly pleased with the outcome of No. 1 Penn State’s 24-13 win over No. 10 Wisconsin on Sunday in Rec Hall. Despite the fact that Penn State won six of 10 bouts, amassed a 39-8 edge in takedowns and notched its ...

HS Wrestling: Wildcats finish 2-1 in Dallastown Tournament

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FROM STAFF REPORTS DALLASTOWN -- For the Central Mountain wrestling team, the final outcome in Saturday's participation in the Dallastown was a case of being close, but no cigar. The Wildcats began their long day on the mats by thumping York Suburban to the tune of 67-9. The Trojans ...

Bellefonte finishes third in Virginia Duals

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FROM STAFF REPORTS Bellefonte (5-1) finished third in the American Division of the Virginia Duals High School Tournament. The following are the dual meet results for the Red Raiders, whose only loss was 39-27 to eventual champion Kellam. After dropping the quarterfinal match to Kellam, the ...

Saints rally past Eagles 20-14, will host NFC title game

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By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer NEW ORLEANS — When the New Orleans Saints finally found their rhythm, they marched one step closer to the Super Bowl. Using a dominant ball-control offense and a few gambles that paid off, the Saints got two touchdown passes from Drew Brees and two ...

PSU Football: WR Juwan Johnson to transfer?

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By CORY GIGER For The Express Receiver Juwan Johnson, coming off a disappointing junior season for Penn State, may have played his final game in a Nittany Lion uniform. No, Johnson isn't declaring for the NFL draft a year early, but he is looking at transferring to play his final ...

Wrestling downed by UVA, Oklahoma on Day 1 of Virginia Duals

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FROM STAFF REPORTS The No. 14 LHU wrestling team opened the 2019 Virginia Duals yesterday with a pair losses, falling to Virginia and Oklahoma. HAMPTON, Va. - The No. 14 Lock Haven University wrestling team opened the 2019 Virginia Duals with a pair of losses yesterday. The Bald Eagles ...

Virginia Duals provide challenge for LHU wrestling

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By SAM KUPERMAN For The Express LOCK HAVEN- The Lock Haven University wrestling team heads into Friday’s Virginia Duals as the No. 14 ranked team in duals per InterMat Wrestling. That status will be put to the test, with the Bald Eagles stepping into an eight-team event that features ...

Bucks fall on road to St. John Neumann, 75-33

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By KEVIN RAUCH For The Express The St. John Neumann Knights steamrolled into the Dale Florey Gymnasium last night often putting on a clinic of what skill, size and speed can look like on a high school court. The Bucks were often up to the task, but the Knights cruised to a 75-33 win. The ...

Girls Basketball: Lady Raiders fall to DuBois, 36-34

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FROM STAFF REPORTS The Bellefonte girls basketball team lost its away matchup against the DuBois Beavers, 36-34. Mallorie Smith led the Raiders with a game-high 14 points. Maddie Tice added another 10. Maddie Steiner chipped in six points, and Sara DeHaas and Hanna Lauck each recorded ...

Lady Bucks fall at home to Montgomery, 40-28

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By KEVIN RAUCH For The Express FARWELL- It was a frustrating loss last night in Farwell but not due to lack of an effort, as Montgomery out-lasted the Lady Bucks to pick up a 40-28 win after a hard-fought defensive struggle. Riley Fry would finish with just nine points but was a huge ...

Tom Elling’s Wrestling Mat-ters: Wrestling recap and preview

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Scott Moore and the Foundation at LHU are reaching out to alums - especially wrestling alums- in a February 10 social before the Clarion dual meet. It’s a Sunday and the meet is scheduled for 2 PM. I’m looking forward to seeing a lot of my wrestling pals there. I’ve heard Ken Melchior ...