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LHU men’s soccer remains composed in 4-0 home opening win

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By SAM KUPERMAN For The Express The Lock Haven University men’s soccer team handled business Sunday afternoon in a 4-0 victory over Felician at Hubert Jack Stadium. The Bald Eagles dominated their non-conference foe in every statistical category, but it’s the poise of Patrick Long’s ...

Nittany Lions roll over Buffalo at home, 45-13

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By CORY GIGER For The Express UNIVERSITY PARK -- Penn State has had a habit during James Franklin's tenure of sleepwalking through first halves and then making major adjustments at halftime. It's a double-edged sword, which Franklin has addressed numerous times. The coaches and players ...

PSU notebook: The Friermuth impact

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By MAX JORDAN For The Express UNIVERSITY PARK -- Toward the end of last week's first half, tight end Pat Friermuth was hit head-on by an Idaho player, knocking him out of the game. His status for this week's game was unsure as coach James Franklin declined to comment on the severity of the ...

Early schedule giving Lions chance to grow

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By NEIL RUDEL For The Express UNIVERSITY PARK -- The Penn State faithful surpassed the 104,000 mark at Beaver Stadium for the second consecutive week so imagine if the opposition was a team that people actually wanted to see play. Instead, we've witnessed Idaho and Buffalo in ...

PSU: Highs-Lows in win over Buffalo

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By NEIL RUDEL For The Express UNIVERSITY PARK -- Following are the highlights and lowlights from Penn State's 45-13 victory over Buffalo on Saturday night at Beaver Stadium: Play of the game: Nittany Lion cornerback John Reid intercepted Matt Myers and returned it 36 yards for a ...

LHU football set for season opener versus unknown Lincoln team

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By SAM KUPERMAN For The Express Lock Haven University football will open its 2019 campaign Thursday night at home against Lincoln, a team out of the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA). This is the first night game at Hubert Jack Stadium in a substantial amount of time. It ...

CM drops ‘Battle of the Wildcats’ to Mifflinburg, 4-0

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By SHAREIK FLOWERS sflowers@lockhaven.com MILL HALL- CM anticipated a learning curve entering 2019 with a new coach, and the growing pains were evident for the young squad Wednesday night. Central Mountain fell to Mifflinburg, 4-0, under the bright lights at Don Malinak stadium. Now sitting ...

Turnover chain? Steelers eyeing more takeaways in 2019

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By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH — Kameron Kelly walked into a hotel lobby in San Diego on the first Sunday night in February, plopped down in a chair and spent the next four hours transfixed. Tom Brady methodically led the New England Patriots to a sixth Super Bowl title. One ...

Lamont Wade relishing starting safety position

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By CORY GIGER For The Express Lamont Wade's story is a good cautionary tale for every high-profile high school recruit who believes he's going to come in and immediately set the world on fire in college football. It takes time. It takes patience. It can take being humbled. It can ...

Penns Valley: Boys soccer defeats Central

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FROM STAFF REPORTS The Penns Valley boys soccer team defeated Central Tuesday night, 6-3. Zach Heckman and Caleb Narber each notched a pair of goals, while Seth Hall and Aidan Culver added additional scores. “We got off to a slow start as my guys are still getting used to some new ...

BEA wins first game on new turf, 4-1

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By CHRIS MORELLI cmorelli@lockhaven.com WINGATE -- The Bald Eagle Area girls' soccer team broke in the new turf at Alumni Stadium on Tuesday night with a convincing 4-1 win over rival Bellefonte. The winless Lady Red Raiders scored first, but BEA stormed back with four unanswered goals to ...

Central Mountain’s big first half leads them to victory

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The Central Mountain Boys Soccer team defeated Shikellamy on Tuesday by a score of 5-1. Central Mountain erupted for four goals in the first half. Scoring on the day for the Wildcats were Trey Gentzel, and Jeremiah Thomas with two goals each. Jason Killinger also added a goal in the second ...

BEA soccer drops Bellefonte in familiar fashion

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By: KENNY VARNER For The Express BELLEFONTE - They meet again. For the second time in four days the Bald Eagle Area and Bellefonte boys soccer team met to do battle on the soccer field. In the first meeting, the Eagles got past the young Red Raiders late in the contest by a lone ...

CM rallies to win 3-2 thriller versus Penns Valley

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FROM STAFF REPORTS MILL HALL- Central Mountain's nightmarish finish to the first set would have deflated most teams, but the Wildcats kept a clear head and persevered. Ahead 24-17, the Wildcats fumbled the lead as Penn Valley battled back to shock CM and claim a 27-25 win in the first ...

CM sports week In review: Four teams open play for fall season

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By SCOTT BAKER sbaker@lockhaven.com The fall sports season is now in full swing. On Saturday, four CM teams saw their first action of the season with the other three teams’ seasons already under way. Girl’s soccer opened their year hosting Williamsport at Malinak Stadium. CM ...

Bellefonte soccer: Lady Raiders drop a pair to start season

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FROM STAFF REPORTS BELLEFONTE -- The Bellefonte Raiders started the season with a couple of losses on Saturday at the 15th annual Raider Classic at Rogers Stadium. The Raiders (0-2) dropped the first game to Hollidaysburg, 8-0, and lost the second game, 4-2, to Juniata. In the first ...

Strange baseball injuries

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By MICHAEL RENDOS For The Express As Major League Baseball’s season winds down through the “Dog Days” of August and approaches the final month of the season, player injuries become a common factor among all the teams. The daily MLB injury report in the newspaper or the scroll ...