Lock Haven has trio of placers at Southern Scuffle

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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – Chance Marsteller (New Park, Pa./Kennard-Dale) placed third at 165 pounds and was one of three placewinners for the No. 22/17 Lock Haven University wrestling team at the prestigious Southern Scuffle. Kyle Shoop (Boiling Springs, Pa./Boiling Springs) placed fourth at 141 ...

Penn State wins seventh Southern Scuffle in eight years

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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Penn State won its seventh Southern Scuffle title in eight years, crowning six champions and four additional placewinners Tuesday at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga’s McKenzie Arena. The Nittany Lions piled up a school record 197 points, one shy of the ...

Mike Tomlin encouraged by Brown’s recovery from calf issue

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers star wide receiver Antonio Brown is inching toward a return from a left calf injury. Brown hasn’t played since injuring the calf in the first half of a loss to New England on Dec. 17. He posted video of himself working out on a treadmill on Monday. ...

Philadelphia Eagles' Steven Means celebrates during the first half of an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

Philadelphia Eagles have plenty to fix during bye week

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PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Eagles have plenty to fix during their bye week. A slumping offense missing NFL MVP candidate Carson Wentz scored only 13 points in the last five quarters with Nick Foles and the starters playing. That won’t cut it when the Eagles (13-3) host the Saints ...

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster (19) returns a kickoff 96-yards for a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Pittsburgh Steelers enter playoffs with depth and momentum

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PITTSBURGH — JuJu Smith-Schuster didn’t catch a snap of the 2017 AFC championship game. Life out in Los Angeles was just a little too hectic as the wide receiver prepared for the NFL draft. Martavis Bryant skipped out on it too, in part because of the pain of missing out while serving a ...

Next Level: Student-Athletes on Campus

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The majority of athletes will be returning to action this week after a break for finals and the holidays. Ethan Dale: Central Mountain High School/Alfred State Swimming. Ethan and his teammates will resume action on Saturday in Coral Springs, FL. Michael Panczyszyn: 2015 Jersey Shore High ...

Boykin rallies Notre Dame to Citrus Bowl win

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ORLANDO, Fla. — Myles Boykin scored on a 55-yard touchdown pass with 1:28 remaining and No. 14 Notre Dame got its first win in a New Year’s Day bowl since 1994 with a 21-17 win over No. 16 LSU in the Citrus Bowl on Monday. Three plays after Jack Gonsoulin’s 17-yard field goal gave the ...

Wildcats 2nd at Conestoga Valley, Corl wins title

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The holidays provided most Central Mountain athletes and teams with the opportunity to fine-tune some things realized during the first portion of their seasons to be ready for the new year. One exception to that was the Wildcat wrestling team. Coach Biff Walizer’s squad was in action ...

Philadelphia Eagles' Nate Sudfeld in action during the second half of an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

Dallas Cowboys beat playoff-bound Philadelphia Eagles, 6-0

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PHILADELPHIA — Dak Prescott tossed a 20-yard touchdown pass to Brice Butler early in the fourth quarter and the Dallas Cowboys beat playoff-bound Philadelphia 6-0 on Sunday, preventing the Eagles from a franchise-record 14th win. The Eagles (13-3) rested several starters on a frigid day and ...

More analysis from Conestoga Valley

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CONESTOGA — On the heels of opening the season with a first-place finish in the Annual Tom Best Memorial Top Hat Tournament followed by a strong third-place effort in the King of the Mountain, not even Mother Nature and 25 other teams could stop the Central Mountain wrestling team from ...

Backups Ridley, Jones ready to fill in for Steelers

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By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH (AP) — Stevan Ridley figured he’d have to wait until 2018 to get a shot at reviving his career. The running back spent most of the fall working out, trying to watch his weight and hoping a job offer would pop up. As the weeks passed, Ridley ...

Eagle Jonathan Ross glances toward  a coach during a break in a wrestling match. Ross took home the 157-pound title at the Lock Haven Classic.

Werner, Ross claim titles at Lock Haven Classic

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FROM STAFF REPORTS LOCK HAVEN, Pa. – The nationally-ranked Lock Haven University wrestling team hosted the seventh annual Lock Haven Classic tournament today and despite only sending nine wrestlers to the mats, the Bald Eagles fared well, claiming a pair of individual titles. Luke ...