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Lock Haven softball gets Senior Day sweep versus Clarion

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By BILL ALBRIGHT Express Sports Writer LOCK HAVEN -- Saturday afternoon at sun-drenched Lawrence Field, the Lock Haven University softball team had several items of crucial importance to deal with and the Bald Eagles took care of business in fine fashion. Avoiding what could have been a ...

Rare move up to draft Devin Bush highlights Steelers draft

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By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin increasingly talks about “position-less” football and the ever growing need to find players who can’t just do one thing, but many. Ryan Shazier might have been the embodiment of that movement until ...

LHU baseball swept by Bloomsburg

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FROM STAFF REPORTS LOCK HAVEN -- Although the clouds gave way to bright sunshine, the Lock Haven University baseball team didn’t take advantage of the beautiful playing conditions Saturday at Watkins Field. Needing to continue winning if they are going to qualify for the PSAC playoffs, ...

McSorley gets his chance with Ravens

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From Mirror reports All Trace McSorley wanted was a chance, and the Baltimore Ravens gave him one Saturday by selecting him in the sixth round of the NFL draft. “Incredibly blessed to be a Raven! Can’t wait to get to work,” McSorley tweeted. McSorley was one of four Penn State ...

Steelers trade up in first round to draft linebacker Bush

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By DAN SCIFO Associated Press PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers moved up in the first round to select Michigan linebacker Devin Bush with the 10th overall pick in the NFL draft. Pittsburgh initially owned the No. 20 overall pick on Thursday night but swapped first round picks with the ...

Bellefonte softball drops home contest to Central Dragons, 13-3

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By KENNY VARNER For The Express BELLEFONTE - Every night in the Mountain League softball circus is a tough one. Thursday afternoon, the Bellefonte Raiders went head-to-head against a dangerous Central team. Central came out swinging and carried a hot bat, posting a 13-3 six-inning victory ...

BEA: Alden Henrie captures Gold Medal at 2019 U.S. Team Trials

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Oklahoma City — April 14 at the U.S. National Whitewater Slalom Team Trials, Alden Henrie of Snow Shoe, Pennsylvania, and Senior at Bald Eagle Area High School, won the gold medal in the Men’s Under 23 Single Canoe division and confirmed his intent to represent Team USA at the 2019 ...

Several Nittany Lions will wait to hear name called at NFL Draft

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By CORY GIGER For The Express As many as three Penn State players could be selected on the second day of the NFL draft this evening, and several more could hear their names called this weekend. Which Nittany Lion player will be picked first? Will Trace McSorley get drafted at all? And ...

Central Mountain Wildcats fall to Milton in eight innings, 6-3

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By KENNY VARNER For The Express MILL HALL - Trailing by a run going into their last at-bats, the Central Mountain softball team rallied to force the game to go into extra innings. However, it wouldn’t be the ending the Wildcats were hoping for as the Black Panthers rallied for three ...

Seton Hill sweeps LHU baseball in doubleheader

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By BILL ALBRIGHT Express Sports Writer LOCK HAVEN -- For all intents and purposes, the two non-divisional PSAC baseball games between Seton Hill and Lock Haven University shouldn't have been played Tuesday afternoon, especially the second of the two contests. When all the mud was splashed ...

Elijah Shemory soaking in freshman year at Lycoming

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By MITCH RUPERT For The Express Elijah Shemory's first college football season was a blur. The ink had barely dried on his diploma from Jersey Shore High School and he was the named the starting quarterback at Lycoming. Before he knew it, he had started 11 games and gotten the Warriors to ...

PSU football mentioned in corruption trial

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From Altoona Mirror Reports A trial focusing on corruption in college basketball included a component that put Penn State football into a negative light Tuesday. Former Pittsburgh financial planner Marty Blazer testified that a PSU assistant coach helped set up an arrangement in 2009 that ...

Local auto racing recap

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By JAMIE BIRD For The Express Danny Dietrich was on fire Saturday night, and even an over two-hour rain delay couldn't dampen his flame. He held off the competition through multiple race restarts and a green, white checkers for his 6th career Port victory. The win was a $3,600 payday over ...

Slattery named PSAC Central Pitcher and Athlete of the Week

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LOCK HAVEN, Pa. – Senior pitcher Bekah Slattery (Douglassville, Pa./Daniel Boone) of the Lock Haven University softball team has been named both this week's Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Central Division Pitcher of the Week and Athlete of the Week by the conference office. ...

CM Sports Weekly Recap: Wildcats Walk-Offs

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By SCOTT BAKER sbaker@lockhaven.com Walk it off. That was the theme of the week for the Wildcat Baseball team as they won in their last at bat in back-to-back games. After an 11 to 7 victory at Dubois on Monday, the Wildcats returned home to win two thrillers on consecutive days, ...

Bucktail’s Emma Poorman having prolific freshman year

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By KEVIN RAUCH  For The Express FARWELL- A .767 batting average (23 for 30),a .784 on base percentage, four home runs, 41 RBIs and 19 runs scored. Along with being 5-0 on the mound and having recorded 39 strike outs in 26 innings, with one of those wins including a no-hitter. Those ...

LHU Softball: Bald Eagles get series sweep over Bloomsburg

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By BILL ALBRIGHT Express Sports Writer LOCK HAVEN -- If you would ask any member of the Lock Haven University softball team what could possibly be sweeter than a box of chocolates on Easter weekend, they just might tell you two wins over arch-rival Bloomsburg. Three weeks after getting ...

Posey ends long homerless drought, Giants edge Pirates 3-2

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By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH — Buster Posey kept insisting the longest homerless drought of his career wasn’t weighing on him even as days turned into weeks and weeks stretched into months. The San Francisco Giants catcher believed if he simply kept showing up for work, ...