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LHU Wrestling, EWL to join Mid-American Conference

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LOCK HAVEN, Pa. - The Lock Haven University wrestling program has announced that it will join the Mid-American Conference (MAC). LHU, along with the six other current members of the Eastern Wrestling League (EWL) will join the MAC for the sport of wrestling only, as it was announced ...

Women’s basketball travels to Kutztown for PSAC Round 2

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LOCK HAVEN, Pa. - The Lock Haven University women's basketball team will be on the road for the quarterfinals of the PSAC tournament this week when the Bald Eagles take on Kutztown. This will be the third game between the schools this season. Lock Haven enters the game with a record of 15-13 ...

LHU: Lady Eagles get first playoff win in 28 years against ESU

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By BILL ALBRIGHT Express Sports Writer LOCK HAVEN -- When East Stroudsburg and Lock Haven faced each other in the opening round of the PSAC playoffs Monday night, the two clubs were anything but strangers to each other. It was their third meeting of the season. For LHU, the Lady Eagles ...

Nittany Lions prepare for Big 10 Wrestling Championship

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By ANDY ELDER For The Express UNIVERSITY PARK — For the NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers, the “process” meant playing as bad as possible for seasons on end so that the team could accumulate enough talent to finally be good enough to compete. For the Penn State wrestling team, the ...

Maria Morgan: Shooting For Some Madness

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By SCOTT BAKER sbaker@lockhaven.com Maria Morgan’s dream of playing in the NCAA basketball tournament has become a reality. Today, the former Bucktail High School standout and her current Saint Vincent College (SVC) teammates will travel to Kentucky to take on the No.1 Division III ...

CM and Bellefonte Regional Tournament preview

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By BILL ALBRIGHT Express Sports Writer ALTOONA — One week after taking the initial step toward qualifying for the PIAA Class AAA State wrestling championships, the Bellefonte Red Raiders and Central Mountain Wildcats will return to the Altoona High School field house this weekend for ...

Jersey Shore qualifies several swimmers for PIAA State Meet

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FROM STAFF REPORTS No Jersey Shore swimmer went into the District IV PIAA Swim Meet as a top seed. It was no big deal, as several swimmers shrugged of their pre-meet placings and jumped to the top of the podium. And maybe the tone was set even before Shore’s first win of the 2-day ...

AP source: Harper, Phillies agree to $330M, 13-year deal

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By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK — Bryce Harper and the Philadelphia Phillies have agreed to a $330 million, 13-year contract, the largest deal in baseball history, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press. The person spoke to the AP on condition of ...

Tom Elling’s Wrestling Mat-ters: Regional Wrestling Preview

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This weekend is the North West Regional AAA tournament for our area and beyond. The two-day event will be held at the currently-under-remodeling Altoona High Field House. Wrestling will begin Friday night at 5:30 with the quarterfinals to take place shortly after the completion of round one. ...

Steelers hope to see less of Brown if they pull off trade

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By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS — Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert insists he would gladly welcome back Antonio Brown next season. If things don’t work out, Colbert has a plan for that, too. Colbert addressed the rampant rumors about Brown’s future ...

Penguins forward Rust, defenseman Ruhwedel out ‘longer term’

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — The injury-ravaged Pittsburgh Penguins will be without forward Bryan Rust and defenseman Chad Ruhwedel indefinitely after both were injured in a victory over Columbus. Coach Mike Sullivan said Wednesday both Ruhwedel and Rust will be out “longer term.” Rust suffered a ...

Two Lock Haven YMCA gymnasts win medals at States

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FROM STAFF REPORTS Gymnasts from the Lock Haven Area YMCA Gymnastics Team represented their local high schools and competed at the PA Classic on Feb. 23 at Moon High School in Moon Township, PA. The event serves as the Pennsylvania State Championships for PIAA sanctioned high school ...