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McRae does it all as Altoona Curve pick up win in Reading

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READING, Pa. - Starting pitcher Alex McRae dominated on the mound over eight innings and scored a pair of runs as the Altoona Curve defeated the Reading Fightin Phils, 2-1, on Tuesday night at FirstEnergy Stadium. The Curve (52-48) picked up their third straigiht win and clinched a series ...

LHU Volleyball to host COED Doubles Outdoor Tourney

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The Lock Haven University volleyball team is set to host the 2017 Angelina Miele Memorial COED Doubles Volleyball Tournament, which be held on Sunday, July 30 at LHU’s Stern Athletic Complex (grass tournament). As many close to LHU volleyball know, Angelina signed with the Bald Eagles in ...

Pro basketball skills trainer coming to Central Mounain

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Good training opportunities are sometimes hard to find. Training opportunities provided by a professional trainer can be priceless. Basketball players in central Pennsylvania will have a rare opportunity to participate in a skills clinic conducted by NBA D-League coach and basketball ...

Lock Haven swimmers capture All-Star meet

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The Lock Haven summer swim team was able to leverage their girls’ strong showing to win the team title of the Greater Susquehanna Valley Aquatic League All-Star Meet this past weekend. The girls were able to capture 19 of the 25 individual events (they captured 2nd in five of the remaining ...

AUTO RACING ROUNDUP

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It was a big night Friday at Williams Grove when young Brock Zearfoss picked up his biggest win of his career and the Posse claimed their first win of the season over the World of Outlaws. Saturday night, all the qualifying events were complete when the rain hit. After waiting for 30 minutes, ...

Keystone Intermediate cruises to 8-1 victory

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LONG ISLAND - Not even even a four-hour weather delay could foil Keystone’s red-hot play. Led by Brady Bendik and Aaron Miller’s homeruns, the Keystone Intermediate squad cruised to an 8-1 victory over the Massachusetts All-Stars. With the win, Keystone advanced in the Eastern Regional ...

Around the Town

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Good Day To Rich Hayes! Quote of the Day “Illusion is the first of all pleasures.” — Voltaire Clinton County Democratic Party meeting The next meeting of the Clinton County Democratic Party will be held on Thursday, July 27, at 6 p.m., at Avenue 209. Spaghetti dinner The ...

Keystone Intermediates slug 8 home runs in 14-4 win

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By LANA MUTHLER lmuthler@lockhaven.com LONG ISLAND, N.Y. — The difference in one day was huge for the state champion Keystone Intermediate Little League All Stars, who are hoping for a trip to the national championships in Livermore, Calif. next week. After losing 5-2 to Freeport, N.J. on ...

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By Cory Giger For The Express UNIVERSITY PARK — There was always hope at Penn State. Even during the seemingly darkest of times following the sanctions, players and fans alike had hope that the program once again could rise to prominence. There was hope going into last season. Hope that ...

Keystone hosts final practice, prepares for State Tourney

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By SHAREIK FLOWERS sflowers@lockhaven.com MILL HALL - The Keystone All Stars (8-10 years old) held its final home practice on Sunday before the team's departure to Morrisville today. And as expected, the atmosphere surrounding the team has been jubilant. "It's crazy," Keystone head coach ...

Phillies beat Brewers behind Williams, Eickhoff, Kendrick

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By ANTHONY SANFILIPPO Associated Press Writer PHILADELPHIA - Nick Williams is sticking to his same, aggressive approach at the plate, no matter how pitchers are pitching to him. With the way things have been going, why not? Williams homered and had three more RBIs, Jerad Eickhoff ...

Freeland’s arm and Rockies’ bats key 13-3 win over Pirates

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By DENNIS GEORGATOS AP Writer DENVER - Kyle Freeland pitched six strong innings in his first start since taking a no-hitter into the ninth, Trevor Story, pinch-hitter Pat Valaika and Mark Reynolds hit two-run homers during a seven-run sixth, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Pittsburgh ...

Central Mountain girls’ soccer has new leadership

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By SCOTT BAKER For The Express MILL HALL - Familiar faces, new places… well, kind of. The Central Mountain Lady Wildcat Soccer program will be under new direction this season. Long time CM soccer Coach Abe Stauffer stepped down from the helm of the girls program at the end of ...

Lewisburg Gators swim past Lock Haven Loggerheads

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LOCK HAVEN - When the Lewisburg Gators walked into Lock Haven University’s Zimmerli Pool this past Wednesday night, they about sucked out all of the oxygen, literally. Their team was almost twice the size of Lock Haven’s (74 to 42) and with all of their swimmers, the air became pretty ...

Parent meeting for Central Mountain football

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Parents of any Central Mountain student in seventh through 12th grade interested in playing football should plan to attend an informational meeting at Malinak Stadium, July 26 at 6 p.m. Call Coach Renninger for more information at 570-295-2083.

Penn State’s Barkley named to Walker watch list

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UNIVERSITY PARK - Junior running back Saquon Barkley (Coplay, Pa.) is among the candidates selected to the Doak Walker Award watch list for the nation’s top running back. This is Barkley’s second watch list appearance this summer with a berth on the Maxwell Award list. Penn State’s lone ...