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Racing to the Kentucky Derby

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Spring has sprung and Derby week excitement has begun. New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski was almost part of the fun, since he recently purchased a percentage of European Derby qualifier, "Gronkowski". Unfortunately, his equine namesake developed a slight fever, and although he is ...

LHU track and field finishes action at Penn Relays

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By ALEX WAHL For The EXPRESS During day two of the 124th Penn Relays at Philadelphia, the Lock Haven University men’s track team wrapped up action in front of over 17,000 fans at Franklin Field on the University of Pennsylvania campus. The Bald Eagles only participated in the ...

Lady Nittany Lions celebrate seniors against Fighting Illini

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PENN STATE WRAPS UP HOME SLATE The Penn State softball team plays its final home contests of the 2018 season when it takes on Illinois in a Big Ten Conference series Friday, April 27-Sunday, April 29. The Nittany Lions and the Fighting Illini will be featured on the Big Ten Network in the ...

De La Bassetiere, Lakoseljac earn B1G conference honors

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UNIVERSITY PARK – Two Nittany Lions were awarded Big Ten All-Conference honors Thursday. Junior Constant De La Bassetiere (Reims, France) took home a First-Team All-Big Ten award. Christian Lakoseljac (King City, Ontario) was honored with a Second-Team All-Big Ten award. De La Bassetiere ...

Penn State’s Arceri named Tewaaraton nominee

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Penn State men’s lacrosse sophomore Gerard Arceri has been named to the list of 25 nominees for the 2018 Tewaaraton Award. The Tewaaraton Award is recognized as the pre-eminent lacrosse award, annually honoring the top male and female college lacrosse player in the United ...

Lady Lion O’Donnell selected as Tewaaraton nominee

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senior Katie O’Donnell (West Chester, Pa.) has been named a Tewaaraton Award nominee as one of the top-25 players in women’s college lacrosse when the list was revealed on Thursday afternoon. From this group of 25, five finalists will be chosen on May 10 and have the ...

Dickerson’s disputed homer lifts Pirates over Tigers 1-0

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PITTSBURGH — Corey Dickerson celebrated his first game-ending home run in the major leagues. Twice. Dickerson’s disputed one-out drive in the ninth inning that lifted the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Detroit Tigers 1-0 Thursday. He sent an 0-1 slider from Alex Wilson (0-1) just over the ...

Diamondbacks power past Philadelphia Phillies, 8-2

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PHILADELPHIA — The Arizona Diamondbacks keep on rolling. Jarrod Dyson, Nick Ahmed and David Peralta homered and the Arizona Diamondbacks earned an 8-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday. The Diamondbacks have won their first eight series of the season, becoming the first ...

Jersey Shore hammers Selinsgrove Seals, 16-1

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JERSEY SHORE — Lexi Schuler fell behind 0-2 and Selinsgrove moved just a strike from escaping the first inning unscathed. Then Schuler fouled off a pitch. And another. And another. After following off four straight pitches, Schuler roped a single. A batter later, Alyssa Stover scored her ...

Giants pass on QB, take running back Saquon Barkley at No. 2

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The New York Giants passed on an heir apparent to two-time Super Bowl MVP Eli Manning and took a running back that many think is the best to come out of college in decade. With the second pick overall, the Giants selected Penn State’s Saquon Barkley, who many ...

Renninger withdraws as CM football coach

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MILL HALL- Jim Renninger is stepping down as the Central Mountain High School varsity football coach. In an email circulated to parents this week, Renninger, a social studies teacher at Central Mountain, announced he would withdraw his name from the re-hiring process. The Keystone Central ...

PSU Men’s Tennis to meet Purdue in B1G Tourney

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UNIVERSITY PARK – The No. 49 Penn State men’s tennis team will take on Purdue Thursday at 3:00 p.m. ET in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament. The Lions are the seventh overall seed, matching up against the 10-seeded Boilermakers. The tournament is taking place in Iowa City, Iowa, ...