Heath Stover named LHU’s interim head baseball coach

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LOCK HAVEN – Longtime Lock Haven University assistant baseball coach Heath Stover has been named the program’s interim head coach for the 2018 season. Stover, a LHU graduate, just finished his 20th season as an assistant coach with the Bald Eagles and for the last 20 seasons he’s played ...

LHU Bald Eagles set for Virginia Duals

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LOCK HAVEN – The nationally-ranked Lock Haven University wrestling team is headed back to the Virginia Duals. The 2018 Virginia Duals are scheduled for Friday and Saturday (Jan. 12-13) at the Hampton Coliseum in Hampton, Virginia. This weekend will mark Lock Haven’s 17th all-time ...

Freshman guard Bink Redman (1) of Lock Haven University waits for the next play in an NCAA women’s college basketball game. LHU lost to Shippensburg, 81-59. (Photo courtesy of LHU Basketball)

Lock Haven falls to Shippensburg, 81-59

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SHIPPENSBURG – The Lock Haven University women’s basketball team (2-12, 1-9 PSAC) was downed on the road Wednesday night to Shippensburg University (2-12, 1-7 PSAC) by a final of 81-59. The Bald Eagles were led by a trio of double-digit scorers as Ahnera Parker (Lancaster, Pa./J.P. ...

This week’s Athlete of the Week is CM’s Collin Jones. (Photo Provided)

CM’s Collin Jones named The Express Athlete of the Week

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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Central Mountain High School basketball player Collin Jones has been named The Express Athlete of the Week. Jones scored 22 points and grabbed seven rebounds as the Wildcats defeated previously undefeated Huntingdon last Wednesday. For the season, Jones is averaging 18.5 ...

Lock Haven Wrestling in the national rankings

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LOCK HAVEN – The Lock Haven University wrestling team moved back to No. 20 in this week’s USA Today/NWCA Coaches poll. The No. 20 ranking marks a two-spot jump from last week (No. 22). The Bald Eagles also remained at No. 17 in this week’s InterMat Dual Meet rankings. The trio of ...

Wildcats steamroll Midd-West, 62-31

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MIDDLEBURG — Central Mountain High School boy’s basketball continued to steamroll tonight in a set of back-of-back games, this time winning against Midd-West by a dominating 62-31. “I was happy to see the energy from the guys tonight in a back-to-back, and it was important for us to get ...

A Look Back At Sports History: The Steagles

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As the NFL season winds down into the playoffs, the two Pennsylvania teams, the Eagles and Steelers, are in the hunt for a Super Bowl berth. While the Eagles and Steelers are cross-state rivals in today’s NFL, for one lone season in 1943 they merged rosters into what was officially ...

Chance Marsteller of Lock Haven University gets his arm raised in victory during a match at the Southern Scuffle. (Photo courtesy of LHU Wrestling)

Lock Haven’s Chance Marsteller named EWL Athlete of the Week

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LOCK HAVEN – For the second time this season, Chance Marsteller (New Park, Pa./Kennard-Dale) of the Lock Haven University wrestling team has been named the Eastern Wrestling League (EWL) Athlete of the Week. The nationally-ranked 165-pounder is coming off a third-place finish at the ...

The Next Level: Student-Athletes on Campus

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Ethan Dale: Central Mountain High School/Alfred State Swimming. Alfred State resumes competition on Saturday, January 13th. They have been off since December 3rd. Michael Panczyszyn: 2015 Jersey Shore High School graduate and current junior on the Lycoming Men’s Swimming team. Lycoming has ...

Central Mountain grabs 58-51 win on road

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SELINSGROVE — As the saying goes, it’s not how you start the game, but how you finish it. Central Mountain lived by that phrase and outscored Selinsgrove, 41- 28, in the second half to capture a 58-51 win against the Seals on the road. The win bumped up Central Mountain’s record to ...

Matt Cerruti (11) of Lock Haven University drives into the paint in an NCAA men’s college basketball game. (Photo courtesy of LHU Men's Basketball)

LHU Men’s Basketball wins brawl against Warriors, 89-82

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LOCK HAVEN — East Stroudsburg and Lock Haven University have hooked up in some wild-and-wooly basketball games over the years, but maybe none with more turns and detours than Saturday’s meeting at Thomas Field House. Coming off a solid effort that resulted in an 88-80 win on the road at ...

Both Eagles, Bellefonte go undefeated at BEA Classic

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WINGATE — Sweet perfection. The Bald Eagle Area and Bellefonte wrestling teams capped off a perfect weekend as both finished with perfect records in this year’s edition of the Bald Eagle Area Wrestling Duals. Wrestling a shortened schedule, the Red Raiders finished 2-0 while the host ...

FILE - In this Dec. 25, 2017, file photo, Houston Texans quarterback T.J. Yates (2) is tackled by Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward (97) during the first half of an NFL football game in Houston. The Steelers have dealt with a steady stream of adversity during their run to a second straight AFC North title, some of it self-inflicted and some of it out of their hands entirely. If anything, they believe all the chaos has only strengthened them as they try to end New England’s dominant run atop the AFC. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke, File)

Distractions? What distractions? Steelers rise above fray

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By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH — If Cam Heyward’s being honest, he’s lost count of distractions the Pittsburgh Steelers have dealt with this season, be they self-created, overblown or otherwise. The weeks would pass and something that had nothing to do with Pittsburgh’s ...