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LHU Baseball remains nationally ranked

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LOCK HAVEN – The Lock Haven University baseball team remained in this week’s national rankings as the Bald Eagles checked in at No. 18 in this week’s National Collegiate Baseball Writers of America (NCBWA) Week 7 (April 4) Division II National Poll. Last week, LHU entered the rankings ...

Penn State Spring Ball Top Performers: Specialists

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UNIVERSITY PARK — The spring ball top performers series has returned, with a position-by-position snapshot of who’s standing out and exceeding expectations for the Nittany Lions. With each passing practice, hear from a different assistant coach for a closer look as Penn State heads toward ...

Robert Griffin III, Ravens reach agreement on 1-year deal

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OWINGS MILLS, Md. — Robert Griffin III is poised to resume his NFL career about 35 miles away from where he started it. The former Washington Redskins quarterback has reached agreement on a 1-year contract with the Baltimore Ravens, who love the idea of having the 2011 Heisman Trophy winner ...

Pittsburgh Penguins emerge from funk as legit three-peat threat

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PITTSBURGH — Evgeni Malkin made the proclamation more than two months ago, minutes after the Pittsburgh Penguins put together three borderline spectacular periods against San Jose on Jan. 30 to pick up their ninth win in 12 games. “It’s like we’re back to playoffs for sure,” Malkin ...

Yankees’ Jacoby Ellsbury hurts hip in another comeback

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TAMPA, Fla. — Yankees outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury hurt a hip in his comeback from an oblique injury, a setback that means Aaron Hicks is likely to return from the disabled list first. New York manager Aaron Boone disclosed Ellsbury’s latest malady on Tuesday. The 34-year-old outfielder did ...

Junis impressive as Royals beat Tigers 1-0 for 1st win

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DETROIT — With another postponement looming as a possibility, Jakob Junis and the Kansas City Royals breezed to their first victory of the season. Junis took a shutout into the eighth inning, and the Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 1-0 on Tuesday. On a chilly, rainy day — with snow a ...

THE NEXT LEVEL: Student-Athlete in the Spotlight: Moriah Lindsey

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Moriah Lindsey is a 2014 Central Mountain High School graduate and current senior on the Lock Haven University Women’s Softball team. Moriah plays centerfield for the Lady Bald Eagles. She is the daughter of Joe and Kim Lindsey and is majoring in Early Childhood Education and Special ...

Ryan Taylor records second career oval victory at Williams Grove

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Ryan Taylor dominated the 25-lap sprint car feature at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday night to record his second career oval victory in 410 sprint car action. Jeff Halligan outran Kevin Nouse for the win in the opening run of the year for the 358 sprinters. Another Yellow Breeches 500 Series ...

Emily Strouse earns AMCC Pitcher of the Week

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ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — Penn State Altoona softball freshman Emily Strouse (Beech Creek, PA/Central Mountain) was named the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference’s Pitcher of the Week on Monday for her performance in the circle last week. Strouse had an exceptional showing during Saturday ...

2018 LHU Spring Football Game set for April 21

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The Lock Haven University football team opens spring ball on Friday, April 6 with its first practice and the Bald Eagles will host their annual Crimson & White Spring Game on Saturday, April 21 (2 p.m.). LHU’s annual spring game will once again be held in conjunction with Lock Haven’s ...

Stover named PSAC East Player of the Week

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LOCK HAVEN – Senior Cayden Stover (Beech Creek, Pa./Chesapeake C.C.) of the No. 17 Lock Haven University baseball team has been named the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Eastern Division Player of the Week. Stover hit .750 (6 of 8) in a two-game sweep of Mansfield Saturday to ...

LHU’s Slattery, Loar sweep weekly PSAC Central awards

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LOCK HAVEN – The Lock Haven University softball team has swept the weekly Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Central Division awards as Bekah Slattery (Douglassville, Pa./Daniel Boone) was named the PSAC Central Pitcher of the Week and Amanda Loar (Barto, Pa./Boyertown) was named ...

LHU Lacrosse ranked No. 24 in latest IWLCA national poll

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GRAND LAKE, Colo. – The Lock Haven University lacrosse team came in at No. 24 in this week’s Intercollegiate Lacrosse Coaches’ Association (IWLCA) Division II national poll. The Bald Eagles were ranked No. 22 last week and moved to No. 24 after a 1-1 week that included a tough, 16-15 ...

Penn State guard Tony Carr declares for 2018 NBA Draft

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UNIVERSITY PARK – Penn State sophomore guard Tony Carr announced Monday that he will pursue his dream of playing in the NBA and forgo his final two years of collegiate eligibility. He intends to sign with an agent. Carr, joined by his parents, Tony Sr., and Nicole, and Nittany Lion ...

Additional Blue-White activities announced

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UNIVERSITY PARK, PA. - Fans who attend the Blue-White Game presented by Xfinity will have a variety of activities to participate in throughout the weekend on the University Park campus. The game is set for Saturday, April 21 at 3 p.m. The popular autograph session with the Nittany Lions will ...

No. 17 LHU Baseball walks-off in game two, sweeps Mansfield

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LOCK HAVEN — Eleven days after the official arrivial of spring, the mindset of many turned to the chores of doing a little spring house cleaning. Taking advantage of a sun-splashed Watkins Field Saturday afternoon, the Lock Haven University baseball team decided to do a little spring ...