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LHU field Hockey places 13 on National Academic Squad

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GILBERT, Ariz. - Thirteen student-athletes from the Lock Haven University field hockey team have been named to the 2018 Zag / National Field Hockey Coaches' Association (NFHCA) Division I National Academic Squad. Prabhneet Basra, Billie Jo Bollinger, Kayla Brathwaite, Dana-Lee De Gannes, ...

LHU’s Alex Klucker prepares for nationals

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By MITCH RUPERT For The Express LOCK HAVEN - There was no backup plan for Alex Klucker. Lock Haven was the only school he applied to. It was about the only offer he had to wrestle in college, so he went with it. He was a one-time state qualifier at District 3's East Pennsboro High School ...

LHU softball splits on final day of PFX tournament

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CLERMONT, Fl. - The Lock Haven University softball team (8-8) finished up the PFX tournament Saturday in Clermont, Florida. The Bald Eagles split in the team's two games of the day, knocking off Le Moyne 9-3 before falling to No. 22 Southern New Hampshire, 8-2. The Bald Eagles wrapped up the ...

Long ball lifts LHU in Game 2, Baseball sweeps Winston-Salem

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WINSTON-SALEM, NC. - The Lock Haven University baseball team (6-6-1) wrapped up its spring break in North Carolina on a high note taking both games from Winston-Salem State (16-9) on Sunday (Mar. 17) afternoon. Game 1: W, 8-3 Lock Haven exploded in the third inning for six of its eight ...

LHU Men’s track: Zimmerman helps Haven close weekend in style

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MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. - The Lock Haven University men's outdoor track & field team wrapped up a busy season-opening weekend at 2019 Alan Connie Shamrock Invite in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina with another strong effort Saturday. Brian Zimmerman (Mifflinburg, Pa./Mifflinburg) wasted no time ...

LHU Women’s Track:

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MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. - The Lock Haven University women's outdoor track & field team wrapped up its season opening weekend with a strong effort Saturday, the third and final day at the 2019 Alan Connie Shamrock Invite in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Leading the way Saturday for the LHU women ...

LHU wrestling fans prepare for Pittsburgh

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By SAM KUPERMAN For The Express LOCK HAVEN- The Lock Haven wrestling program held a celebration of sorts inside the Durrwachter Alumni Conference Center Wednesday night. As the brackets for the NCAA Wrestling Championships were revealed, Lock Haven wrestlers, coaches and fans all looked ...

LHU and PSU wrestling matchups revealed for Nationals

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By ANDY ELDER For The Express Fresh off its second straight Eastern Wrestling League championship, the Lock Haven University wrestling team hopes to ride that momentum into the 2019 NCAA Div. 1 Wrestling Championships on March 21-23 at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh. The six Bald Eagles who ...

Tom Elling’s Wrestling Mat-ters: PIAA Hershey wrestling recap

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The end of the PIAA Wrestling season ended last weekend. As usual, there were great stories abounding. While 28 champions went home ecstatic, there were many more who were disappointed. That is not to say that some would be pleased with a medal or perhaps a win or two, but being on the floor ...

HS Hoops: Three Wildcats named to PHAC All-Star team

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By Shareik Flowers sflowers@lockhaven.com MILL HALL- Three members of the Central Mountain boys and girls basketball team were named to the Pennsylvania Heartland Athletic Conference (PHAC) All-Star team. On the boys' side, Collin Jones was named PHAC MVP and received first-team honors, ...

PSU spring football presser

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By NEIL RUDEL For The Express UNIVERSITY PARK — Tommy Stevens, Penn State’s expected starting quarterback, will be handled cautiously this spring and, depending on his progress, might be questionable for the Blue-White Game. Stevens did not play in six of the Lions’ 13 games ...

Steelers sign CB Steven Nelson, bring back Chickillo, Berry

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By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH — The “Killer Bs” era is officially over in Pittsburgh. Antonio Brown is an Oakland Raider. Le’Veon Bell is a New York Jet, and Ben Roethlisberger will be part of a roster that will be considerably younger in 2019 thanks to an influx of ...

Malkin at 1,000; a star hiding in plain sight

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By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH — The cameras crowd around Sidney Crosby’s stall, parting only to let the Pittsburgh Penguins captain slip through and tug on a baseball cap before the lights flip on, the microphones close in and the questions come. Fifteen feet away, Evgeni ...

12 LHU wrestlers named to EWL All-Academic Team

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LOCK HAVEN, Pa. - On Saturday (March 9), at the 2019 Eastern Wrestling League (EWL) Championships, a total of 12 Lock Haven University wrestlers were named to the 2018-19 EWL All-Academic Team. To earn a spot on the EWL All-Academic Team, the student-athlete must have achieved a GPA of 3.0 or ...

LHU Field Hockey earns National Academic Team Award

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GILBERT, Ariz. - The Lock Haven University field hockey team has earned a 2018 ZAG Field Hockey / National Field Hockey Coaches Association Division I National Academic Team Award. The Division I National Academic Team Award recognizes programs that earned a team grade-point average of 3.0 ...

Local Auto Racing

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By JAMIE BIRD For The Express Finally, the racing community caught a break on Sunday afternoon. Lincoln Speedway ran the "Icebreaker 30" and Lucas Wolfe drew the pole position and never looked back as he led all 30 laps where more than half of the starters ended their day in the pits. ...

Bryce Harper plays right field for first time for Phillies

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By MARK DIDTLER Associated Press CLEARWATER, Fla. — Bryce Harper played the outfield for the first time since signing a record $330 million, 13-year contract with the Philadelphia Phillies. Harper started in right field Monday against Tampa Bay. He took a 96 mph fastball for strike three ...

LHU: Bald Eagles capture second straight EWL crown

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By SAM KUPERMAN For The Express FAIRFAX, VA- The nationally-ranked Lock Haven University wrestling team dominated at the Eastern Wrestling League (EWL) Tournament in Fairfax, Virginia on Saturday. Lock Haven crowned champions in six weight classes, as the Bald Eagles won their second ...