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JS Bulldogs to host football camp

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FROM STAFF REPORTS The Jersey Shore football program will host its 2019 Football Skills Camp July 16 and July 17 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Registration begins July 16 from 8 a.m to 9 a.m. The camp is for athletes grades 1-8. The cost is $25, which includes a camp t-shirt and ...

Clinton County (8-10) wins big versus Minersville, 23-2

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LOCK HAVEN- Any little league coach will tell you how critical dynamic pitching is to a team's success. So when Clinton's Reagan Weaver opened the game with six consecutive strikeouts, coach Shawn Weaver knew his squad was headed toward a victory. Clinton smacked 13 hits en route to a ...

Clinton (Juniors) begin state tournament run today

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LOCK HAVEN- At the conclusion of the school year the Clinton County (Juniors) circled the second weekend of July on their calendar. The All Stars have spent countless hours on the softball field--and after last Sunday's District crown Clinton faces the Section 4 Indiana All Stars today in ...

Jersey Shore GSV 8-10 All Stars earn District 12 title

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JERSEY SHORE - The Jersey Shore GSV 8-10 All Stars are making history for their team. Recently the group of young men earned the District 12 title after a well fought game against South Williamsport on Sunday, July 7. The boys walked away from that game with a 6-2 win and the championship ...

Brinker Returns to Coaching

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By SCOTT BAKER For The Express Central Mountain girl’s soccer has fallen upon hard times over the course of the last few years. A once proud program now finds wins extremely hard to come by. In the past two seasons under the direction of departed head coach Cole Black, CM won just five ...

Sports Schedule

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THURSDAY-JULY 11 SOFTBALL CLINTON COUNTY (Juniors): at State Championship (Ber-Vaughn Park, Berwick), 3 PM --- FRIDAY-JULY 12 BASEBALL KEYSTONE (9-11): vs District 15 Champion (Athens, PA), 7:30 PM --- SATURDAY- ...

Scott Baker’s Walkin’ The Sidelines: Double Trouble

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A double dribble in basketball is a violation. A double hit in volleyball is a violation. A double play in baseball hurts an offense. A double bogey inflates a golfers score. Each of those things is problematic. Similarly, a double life for an athlete is a big problem. As a ...

Keystone (9-11) wins rained-soaked District Championship, 6-4

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By SHAREIK FLOWERS sflowers@lockhaven.com SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT- Inclement weather postponed Keystone's Friday night District Championship versus Hepburn by an hour. The delay may have mentally fatigued Hepburn--but for Keystone it did anything but. The Keystone All Stars (9-11 years old) ...

Brewers slip past Pirates 2-1 on Thames’ homer in 8th

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By RICH ROVITO Associated Press MILWAUKEE — Eric Thames homered leading off the eighth inning, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1 on Sunday. Thames, who entered as a pinch-hitter in the sixth, blasted an 0-1 pitch from Pirates reliever Kyle Crick (3-4) to ...

Pittsburgh Penguins trade Kessel to Coyotes for Galchenyuk

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By JOHN MARSHALL AP Sports Writer GLENDALE, Ariz. — The Arizona Coyotes were one of the NHL’s best defensive teams last season while just missing their first playoff appearance in six years. The biggest reason they came up short: Lack of scoring. The Coyotes took a step toward ...

Keystone offense explodes again en route to 21-3 victory

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By SHAREIK FLOWERS Sflowers@lockhaven.com Keystone's explosive offense is the team's identity. In the season opener they bullied Williamsport in a lopsided 14-3 win. And last night the team played even better as they erupted for 21 runs en route to a 21-3 win versus the South All Stars. ...

LHU’s Slattery nominated for 2019 NCAA Woman of the Year Award

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LOCK HAVEN, Pa. - Senior-standout Bekah Slattery (Douglasville, Pa./Daniel Boone) of the Lock Haven University softball team is LHU's nominee for the 2019 NCAA Woman of the Year award. In all, a record 585 female college athletes have been nominated by NCAA member schools for the 2019 NCAA ...

Walkin the Sidelines-What’s Your Why?

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By SCOTT BAKER For The Express The famous comedic duo, Abbot and Costello are widely known for their skit, “Who’s On First.” Through much confusion, the duo attempts to come to a definitive understanding of whose playing where on the baseball field. The duo knew what they were ...

Eric Buggs named LHU head volleyball coach

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LOCK HAVEN, Pa. – Eric Buggs has been named Lock Haven University's new head volleyball coach. Buggs brings with him vast NCAA Division I coaching experience and he is grateful for the opportunity, and excited to lead the program moving forward. "I want to thank Lock Haven University ...

Passion a big part of success for PSU D-line coach Spencer

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By CORY GIGER FOR THE EXPRESS UNIVERSITY PARK -- The guy is, admittedly, a little crazy. James Franklin says that, too, about Sean Spencer, Penn State's highly successful defensive line coach. So, what's crazy about him? "Other than a tattoo that says 'CHAOS?'" Spencer answers with a ...

Auto Racing Roundup: Ryan Smith takes Kramer cup

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By JAMIE BIRD For The Express The Kramer Cup was center stage on Saturday night at Selinsgrove Speedway and an excited Ryan Smith was standing beside it after he led the field in a 30-lap tribute honoring the late Kramer Wiliamson. Smith, at the wheel of the Heffner Racing/Red Robin ...

Keystone opens playoffs with 14-3 win over Williamsport

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By KENNY VARNER FOR THE Express BEECH CREEK - It was an electrifying start for the Keystone Little League All-Star team Sunday as they played host to the Little League District 12 opener. A 10-run second inning sparked the “Boys in Blue” as they took care of Williamsport, 14-3, in ...