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Bellefonte: Girls basketball falls to Tyrone

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FROM STAFF REPORTS The Bellefonte girls basketball team was defeated by the Tyrone Golden Eagles, 61-40, on Friday night. Bellefonte had two athletes reach double figures. Mallorie Smith scored a team-high 15 points, and Maddie Tice contributed another 13. Bella Corman added six ...

Lady Wildcats lose to Milton on road, 44-30

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FROM STAFF REPORTS The Central Mountain girls basketball team lost on the road to Milton, 44-30. Avery Baker scored a team-high nine points, and Quinlynn McCann added another eight. Morgan Wetzel posted five points, Katie Burrows recorded four, and Alyssa Fisher and Summer Flanagan ...

Steelers still waiting to hear from Antonio Brown

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By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers aren’t ruling out the possible return of wayward wide receiver Antonio Brown. Time, however, appears to be running out. Steelers president Art Rooney II said Wednesday the team still hasn’t heard from Brown ...

LHU women’s basketball falls at home to Shippensburg, 77-69

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By BILL ALBRIGHT Express Sports Writer LOCK HAVEN - Women's college basketball is a contest of four quarters. Unfortunately for Lock Haven, they learned that the hard way Wednesday night as they fell 77-69 to Shippensburg University. "This is a game we definitely should have won," said ...

LHU men’s basketball upsets Shippensburg, 59-58

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By BILL ALBRIGHT Express Sports Writer LOCK HAVEN - If you were looking for a signature win for the Lock Haven University men's basketball team, look no further. Hosting the Shippensburg University Red Raiders (14-3), the Bald Eagles put together one of their best overall efforts of the ...

Tom Elling’s Wrestling Mat-ters: Weekend tournament recap

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It has been a busy wrestling time for most of our local teams. Bellefonte spent the weekend in Hampton, Virginia, finishing a strong third place in the American Division. The Raiders topped Culpeper County, VA, 66-18; Millbrook, VA , 60-13; Upper Dauphin, 53-15; Grassfield, VA, 56-20; ...

Central Mountain wrestling flattens State College, 45-24

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By KENNY VARNER For The Express STATE COLLEGE - Two legendary wrestling programs went head-to-head Tuesday when Central Mountain traveled to State College to wrestle the Little Lions. The Wildcats opened up with a 12-0 lead and never looked back as it picked up the hard-fought 45-24 ...

Central Mountain Wildcat swimmers sink Mt. Carmel

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FROM STAFF REPORTS MOUNT CARMEL — The only thing that slowed the Central Mountain boys and girls swim teams last week was a flat tire on the bus en route to Mount Carmel. Once they got off the road and into the water, the Wildcats swimmers were obviously back in their element, ...

Boys Basketball: CM Wildcats fall on road to Huntingdon, 96-58

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FROM STAFF REPORTS The Central Mountain boys basketball team lost its away matchup against the Huntingdon Bearcats, 96-58. Ten players recorded figures for the Wildcats. Conner Soo scored a team-high 12 points, followed by Collin Jones’ 10. Tanner Lavelle posted nine points, Aidan ...

PSU Football: Lamont Wade submits request to transfer

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By CORY GIGRER For The Express Lamont Wade came to Penn State as an elite recruit from Clairton, and now the safety is looking to leave after not making much of an impact with the Nittany Lions for two years. Wade and two other PSU players -- receiver Brandon Polk and cornerback Zech ...

PSU Wrestling: No. 1 Penn State defeats No. 19 Wisconsin, 24-13

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By ANDY ELDER For The Express UNIVERSITY PARK — Neither coach was particularly pleased with the outcome of No. 1 Penn State’s 24-13 win over No. 10 Wisconsin on Sunday in Rec Hall. Despite the fact that Penn State won six of 10 bouts, amassed a 39-8 edge in takedowns and notched its ...

HS Wrestling: Wildcats finish 2-1 in Dallastown Tournament

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FROM STAFF REPORTS DALLASTOWN -- For the Central Mountain wrestling team, the final outcome in Saturday's participation in the Dallastown was a case of being close, but no cigar. The Wildcats began their long day on the mats by thumping York Suburban to the tune of 67-9. The Trojans ...

Bellefonte finishes third in Virginia Duals

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FROM STAFF REPORTS Bellefonte (5-1) finished third in the American Division of the Virginia Duals High School Tournament. The following are the dual meet results for the Red Raiders, whose only loss was 39-27 to eventual champion Kellam. After dropping the quarterfinal match to Kellam, the ...

Saints rally past Eagles 20-14, will host NFC title game

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By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer NEW ORLEANS — When the New Orleans Saints finally found their rhythm, they marched one step closer to the Super Bowl. Using a dominant ball-control offense and a few gambles that paid off, the Saints got two touchdown passes from Drew Brees and two ...