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Wildcats pick up dominating 78-14 win against Midd-West Mustangs

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MILL HALL — Saturday night, the Central Mountain boy’s basketball team came into their contest against Midd-West with both feet on the gas and refused to take their foot off the pedal until the final buzzer. The Mustangs could not get out of the gate offensively, as it was only able to ...

Birth of the Super Bowl

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As the PhIladelphia Eagles and New England Patriots prepare for Sunday’s Super Bowl LII in Minneapolis, millions of Americans are preparing for the game, as well. The annual NFL Championship game has evolved into a spectacle and one of the prime events on the American calendar. While ...

LHU falls to Cornell in tough 20-18 loss

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LOCK HAVEN — When the 10th-ranked Cornell University wrestling team rolled into Mat Town USA for a Super Bowl matinee with Lock Haven University, many people might have serious apprehensions about what was about to take place. However, after a little more than an hour-and-a-half of Division ...

No. 1 Penn State slips past No. 2 OSU, 19-18

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UNIVERSITY PARK — If one thing was revealed Saturday night in No. 1 Penn State’s exhilarating 19-18 win over No. 2 Ohio State in Rec Hall, it was this: Don’t ever count out a Cael Sanderson-coached team. When defending NCAA 157-pound champion Jason Nolf went down with an apparent knee ...

Hoffman lifts Senators to shootout victory over Flyers, 4-3

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PHILADELPHIA — Mike Hoffman dazzled in the shootout while Craig Anderson was simply solid. Hoffman’s tally was the only goal among 12 players in the shootout and lifted the Ottawa Senators to a 4-3 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday. Anderson made 33 saves in regulation in ...

Bucks down Montgomery Raiders for second straight game

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BY KEVIN RAUCH For The Express FARWELL- It’s been a season of long stretches for a young Bucktail boys basketball team who has experienced growing pains along the way. The team stayed the course, however, and the hard road traveled led to rewards twice in the last couple of days as the ...

LHU Softball picked 2nd in PSAC Central poll

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LOCK HAVEN – The Lock Haven University softball team was picked second in the 2018 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Central Division Preseason Coaches’ Poll. Only Bloomsburg was picked ahead of Lock Haven, however both teams received three first-place votes. West Chester ...

Steelers’ Shazier released from hospital after injury

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PITTSBURGH — Injured Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier is going home. Shazier was released from the hospital on Thursday, nearly two months after suffering a spinal injury in a victory over Cincinnati. The Pro Bowler underwent spine stabilization on Dec. 6 and while he was able to ...

Lock Haven University gets dropped by Edinboro, 22-14

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LOCK HAVEN — A couple more points here and a couple more there and it might have been a different story. Unfortunately for the Lock Haven University wrestling team, Edinboro had more of the “here of there” points in close matches as the Fighting Scots defeated the Bald Eagles 22-14 in ...

Wildcats take 58-45 loss against Warriors

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MILL HALL — After two big wins against Altoona and Selinsgrove, Central Mountain High School boy’s basketball tried for three in a row against Montoursville. Unfortunately for the Wildcats, the Warriors were able to take the win, 58-45. CM’s Collin Jones led the way with 22 points, ...

Bald Eagles get 54-52 win after buzzer-beating shot

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WINGATE — Trailing 52-51 with 19 seconds left in the game, Bald Eagle Area forced a turnover on defense and called an immediate timeout. In the break, they discussed securing the ball for the game’s last possession and kicking the ball out to either Jaden or Jordan Jones for the ...

TOM ELLING’S WRESTLING MAT-TERS: Dueling at the Duals

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Anyone who has followed my wrestling columns or posts are aware that I emphasize that what we wrestle are dual meets. Earlier this week, I had that discussion with former fellow educators Dave Johnson and Bill Mosser. Each knew the correct terminology, but were unaware of the derivation. To ...