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Central Mountain High School’s Trevor Hanna poses for a photo. (Photo Provided)

Trevor Hanna named The Express Athlete of the Week

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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Central Mountain High School Wildcats Basketball Senior Trevor Hanna has been named this week’s The Express Athlete of the Week. In three games last week, Hanna scored a total of 32 points including a 13-for-15 effort from the free-throw line as the Wildcats defeated ...

Perry, Marsteller, Haines nationally-ranked

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LOCK HAVEN – Lock Haven University wrestling’s trio of Ronnie Perry, Chance Marsteller and Thomas Haines remained nationally ranked this week by InterMat. Perry and Marsteller both went a perfect 4-0 at the Virginia Duals. Perry is ranked No. 18 at 149 and Marsteller remained at No. 7 at ...

Amir Hinton named to 2017-18 Bevo Francis Award list

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LOCK HAVEN – Redshirt-sophomore Amir Hinton (Philadelphia/Abington) of the Lock Haven University men’s basketball team is one of 100 players who have been placed on the initial watch list for the 2017-18 Bevo Francis Award, an award given to the top men’s player in Small College ...

Philadelphia Eagles' head coach Doug Pederson looks on during the first half of an NFL divisional playoff football game against the Atlanta Falcons, Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, in Philadelphia. Philadelphia won 15-10. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

Eagles’ Doug Pederson emerges from Class of 2016 NFL coaches

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PHILADELPHIA — Doug Pederson was too close to Andy Reid to get fan approval when the Philadelphia Eagles hired him to replace Chip Kelly. Pederson was Reid’s first starting quarterback in Philadelphia back in 1999 when he groomed rookie Donovan McNabb. Then Pederson served as an assistant ...

Junior Maria Morgan poses during a photoshoot for the St. Vincent College Women’s Basketball team. (Photo Provided)

Student-Athlete in the Spotlight: Maria Morgan

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Maria Morgan is a 2015 graduate of Bucktail High School and a current junior on the St. Vincent College Women’s Basketball Team. Maria, the daughter of Jim and Sue Morgan, is a criminology major with a minor in sociology. She has started all 14 of her team’s games this season and is ...

Clinton County Softball Registration

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Clinton County Softball registration will be held the next two Saturdays, Jan. 20 and 27 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Mill Hall Fire Company. Girls 6 to 16 may be eligible. See www.facebook.com/clintonlittleleaguesoftball for more detailed information.

Junior Kyle Tomb wrestles his opponent during a high school wrestling meet against Muncy High School. (The Express/Phil Mapstone)

Jersey Shore Bulldogs drop to Muncy High School at home, 69-9

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JERSEY SHORE — It took less than 30 minutes to determine the winner and it only took 44 minutes to determine the final score. Muncy, winning 12 of 14 weight classes, defeated Jersey Shore 69-9 before a sparse crowd at the Shore Middle School. Once again, the Bulldogs were forced to ...

Bald Eagles hang on for 39-38 victory over St. Joe’s

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WINGATE — Leading 38-35 Monday night, Bald Eagle’s Alexis Bucha walked to the free throw line to help ice her team’s chances for a victory in what would be the two most important shots of the game. She was successful in hitting one-of-two which proved to be vital as the St. Joseph’s ...

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell (26) is tackled by Jacksonville Jaguars free safety Tashaun Gipson, lower right, and strong safety Barry Church, left, during the first half of an NFL divisional football AFC playoff game in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Don Wright)

Jaguars stun Steelers 45-42 to earn trip to AFC title game

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By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH— The Jacksonville Jaguars, yes those Jacksonville Jaguars, are heading to the AFC championship game. Rookie running back Leonard Fournette ran for 109 yards and three touchdowns, Blake Bortles added 214 yards passing and a vital fourth-quarter ...

LHU Men’s basketball falls at home, 86-77

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By BILL ALBRIGHT Express Sports LOCK HAVEN -- For the Lock Haven University men's basketball team, it was one of those games that was there for the taking. Unfortunately, it didn't happen for the Bald Eagles. Playing toe-to-toe with West Chester for 35 minutes, the Rams were able to gain ...

Central Mountain’s Jason Rinker (bottom) wrestles in a 106-pound match against the Midd-West Mustangs.

CM sports weekly review: Boys Hoops and Wrestling Roll

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By SCOTT BAKER For The EXPRESS As the winter sports schedules reach their half way point, the Wildcat boys basketball and wrestling teams are cruising along in fine fashion as they come off a hugely successful week. The boys basketball team had a very solid week, going 3-0. Coach ...

LHU Lady Eagles fall to WCU, 88-55

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By BILL ALBRIGHT Express Sports LOCK HAVEN -- The scoreboard had it at West Chester 88, Lock Haven 55, but that is only a small part of the story from Saturday's PSAC-East women's hoop game from Thomas Field House. It was more about the changing of the guard. When you only show two wins ...

Central Mountain’s Tyler Adair dribbles the ball up-court against the Shamokin Indians. CM won the game, 67-57.

CM Downs Shamokin to Finish Off Perfect Week

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BY SCOTT BAKER sbaker@lockhaven.com MILL HALL- The Central Mountain boys basketball team entered last night’s home contest against the Shamokin Indians looking to cap off a solid week by going 3-0. That is exactly what happened as they defeated the Indians by a score of 67-57. In ...

Bellefonte’s Nick Fisher dribbles toward the basket in the Red Raiders’ game against Central on Friday night. Bellefonte won, 61-47.

Bellefonte Red Raiders slay Dragons at home, 61-47

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By Kenny Varner For The Express BELLEFONTE - From beginning to end Friday night, the Bellefonte boys basketball team was ready and eager to show fans and the Central Red Dragons what they were made of. After battling though some tough games early on this season, the Red Raiders didn’t ...