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WRESTLING MAT-TERS: PIAA Review

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The Giant Center was a great experience for our local wrestlers and coaches. Bald Eagle Area, under Ron Guenot, had a solid tournament, having two runners-up in Seth Koleno at 138 and Gage McLenahan at 152. I’m sure they are disappointed, but finishing second in the PIAA’s is no small ...

West Branch Spring Soccer registration now open

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Spring soccer registration at West Branch Soccer Club is now open. WBSC offers soccer for boys and girls in Clinton County. We have an excellent in-house (u5-u13) recreation soccer. In-house starts April 2, (U8-U13) two practices a week, and one game day each week while the (U5-U7) has ...

Darbi Simcox earns State Championship status on Vault

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Darbi Simcox, daughter of Nichole and Jesse Simcox, is an 11-year old who competes for Dynamats Gymnastic Center in Muncy as a USAG Level 8 gymnast. On Sunday, March 11, 2018, Darbi, who is trained by Rob Tagge and Melissa Gyurina, competed in the Pennsylvania Level 8 State Championship ...

Penn State’s Carr named NABC All-District

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UNIVERSITY PARK – Penn State men’s basketball sophomore guard Tony Carr was named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) District 7 First Team on Tuesday, March 13, as announced by the organization. The District 7 First Team was made up of five Big Ten players as Carr ...

Lady Lions kick off Women’s NIT on Thursday

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UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Postseason basketball returns to the Bryce Jordan Center for the second-straight season as the Penn State women’s basketball program will host Radford in the first round of the Women’s Invitation Tournament on Thursday (March 15). The Lady Lions (16-15) will tip off ...

Jersey Shore Swimming kicks off PIAA State Tourney today

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Before the district meet started, Jersey Shore senior Emma Butzler had two goals: get her relay teams to the state meet with her and break 57 seconds in the 100 fly. Butzler accomplished one of those by helping get the Bulldogs’ 200 medley and 200 free relay teams to the state tournament ...

WALKIN’ THE SIDELINES: The Coachable Athlete: A Special Breed

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A player with talent. Valuable. A player whose coachable. Very valuable. A talented player whose coachable. Priceless. I’ve found it to be very telling that when I talk to college coaches in regard to what they look for in a prospect, they typically place coachability at the top of ...

THE NEXT LEVEL: Student-Athlete in the Spotlight: Allen Saar

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Allen is a 2016 graduate of Jersey Shore High School and current sophomore on the Coppin State University Baseball team. Allen is the son of Tim and Amy Saar and is majoring in Biology with a concentration in Pre-Medicine. He is also currently participating in research with Dr. Jamal Uddin in ...

Lucas Wolfe leads from green to checkered at Williams Grove

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Lucas Wolfe led from the green flag to the checkers on Sunday afternoon at Williams Grove for the season opener. It was his 18th career victory at the grove. Williams Grove will return to action next week on Friday night at 7:30 with a Sprint car, late model lineup. Over at Lincoln Speedway, ...

LHU Baseball announces schedule change

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WILSON, N.C – The Lock Haven University baseball team has announced a schedule change for today’s spring break game. The Bald Eagles will now take on Indiana (Pa.) at 2 p.m. The game was originally supposed to be played against Bloomsburg at 2 p.m. LHU will then wrap up its spring break ...

Slattery throws no-hitter, LHU takes two

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CLERMONT, Fla. — Bekah Slattery (Douglassville, Pa./Daniel Boone) threw a no-hitter in her first full game back as the Lock Haven University softball team (3-5) opened up action at the PFX tournament as LHU took on Northwood (5-3) before playing the second game of the day against Post (1-3). ...

NOTES: Lions ready for 2018 NCAA Championships

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UNIVERSITY PARK — The Penn State Nittany Lions (14-0, 9-0 B1G) will head to the 2018 NCAA Wrestling Championships with nine NCAA qualifiers, eight of whom are seeded, including seven seeded in the top five and eight in the top eight. The three day event takes place in Quicken Loans Arena in ...

Penn State hosts Temple in NIT Tournament

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UNIVERSITY PARK — The Penn State men’s basketball team has been selected for its 21st postseason appearance, accepting an invitation to play in the 81st National Invitation Tournament. The Nittany Lions (21-13) will host in-state foe Temple (17-15) Wednesday, March 14 at 8 p.m. in the Bryce ...

Pennsylvania beats Harvard to clinch spot in NCAA tournament

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PHILADELPHIA — Sitting on top of the rim, clutching the net that was just cut down, Darnell Foreman couldn’t help but think of all of the great Penn players who won championships before him. After a long wait and an unlikely turnaround, the senior guard can add his name to that ...

Offense leads LHU past Wheeling Jesuit, 15-2

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WILSON, N.C. - The Lock Haven University baseball team (7-2) used a huge first inning to jump on Wheeling Jesuit University (1-7) early and never looked back as the Bald Eagles were able to knock off the Cardinals 15-2 in the team’s first game of the spring break trip in Wilson, ...

Two Bald Eagle Area wrestlers win silver

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HERSHEY — Neither Seth Koleno nor Gage McClenahan was about to be upset about the silver medal hanging around each of their necks. Koleno got to live out part of a life-long dream to wrestle in the PIAA Class AAA Wrestling Championship finals Saturday at the Giant Center. And even though he ...