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Lock Haven Area YMCA Gymnasts compete at AMGL Championships

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ROARING SPRING — The Lock Haven Area YMCA Gymnastic team competed Saturday at the Allegheny Mountain Gymnastics League Championships at Garver Memorial YMCA. The theme for the event was the 80’s. In the A Team 14 and Up division, Tatum Malone placed first on vault, fifth on bars and the ...

Penn State demolishes, shuts out Buffalo on Senior Day, 55-0

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UNIVERSITY PARK — The No. 1 Penn State wrestling team celebrated Senior Day and its final dual meet of the seaons in decidedly Nittany Lion fashion Sunday to the delight of 6,431 fans. The 41st straight Rec Hall sellout crowd witnessed Penn State’s 45th consecutive victory, a record 55-0 ...

Central Mountain Sports Week-In-Review

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Last week found each of the Central Mountain winter sports teams at a slightly different stage in their competition and preparation. The girl’s basketball team was finishing up their season, the boys were competing in playoffs, the swimmers were training, and the wrestlers were doing a little ...

LHU Softball wraps us busy opening day weekend

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MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — The Lock Haven University softball team (1-5) wrapped up the opening weekend of the season on Sunday with two games. The first game of the day was against Wilmington (Del.) with the second game being against Southern New Hampshire. The Bald Eagles fell 7-3 to Wilmington ...

Lock Haven Men’s Basketball edged by Millersville, 73-69

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MILLERSVILLE – Amir Hinton (Philadelphia/Abington) had a monster double-double, which was powered by a team-high 24 points and he was one four players in double figures scoring, but it wasn’t enough as the Lock Haven University men’s basketball (7-17, 5-15 PSAC East) was edged by host ...

Braithwaite ends season breaking school record

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ITHACA, N.Y. – Kayla Brathwaite (Arouca, Trinidad & Tobago/Bishop Anstey East) broke the eight-year-old LHU 300-meter school record as she helped pace the Bald Eagles at the Deneault Invite hosted by Cornell. Also members of the Lock Haven University women’s track and field team ...

LHU Women’s Basketball falls at Millersville, 81-57

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MILLERSVILLE – The Lock Haven University women’s basketball team (5-19, 4-16 PSAC) fell on the road at Millersville University (14-11, 11-10 PSAC) 81-57 in a matchup of PSAC East foes. The Bald Eagles were led by the fourth consecutive double-double for Bink Redman (York, Pa./William ...

Giavedoni’s home run, Mock’s three-inning save lead PSU

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ELON, N.C. – Penn State sophomore Eric Mock (Shillington, Pa.) held Elon scoreless over the final three innings, striking out four and not yielding a hit, to preserve a 3-2 win for the Nittany Lions and secure a series sweep in college baseball’s opening weekend. The 3-0 start for Penn ...

Super Bowl commercial sports Penn College connection

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FROM STAFF REPORTS WILLIAMSPORT — Two former students at Pennsylvania College of Technology manufactured a key element of a memorable prop featured in a prominent Super Bowl commercial. Steven D. Belin and Wayne B. Mitz, founders and owners of BelMit Development in York Springs, ...

Softball caps day one of Snow Bird Freeze Out with a win

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FROM STAFF REPORTS MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. - The Lock Haven University softball team (1-1) opened up the 2018 season with an 8-2 victory over Georgian Court University (1-1) and fell to Molloy University (2-0) in a thrilling extra inning matchup. In the contest against Georgian Court, The ...

Tough day for top Americans at Pyeongchang Olympics

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By DAVID BRANDT AP Sports Writer PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — It was a rough day in Pyeongchang for Mikaela Shiffrin and Nathan Chen. The 22-year-old Shiffrin finished fourth in the women’s Olympic slalom on Friday, failing to win her second medal in as many days. She won gold in the ...

Chance Marsteller finds home at LHU

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LOCK HAVEN — Following an outstanding career at Kennard-Dale High School that led to four PIAA state titles and an abbreviated stop at Oklahoma State University, Chance Marsteller has found his home. It is referred to by many as Mat Town USA a.k.a. Lock Haven University. “I just came back ...

Lock Haven Softball opens 2018 season today

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LOCK HAVEN, Pa. – The Lock Haven University softball team is set for the 2018 season as The Haven opens up this weekend with six games at the Snow Bird Freeze Out in Myrtle Beach, S.C. This marks the third straight season the Bald Eagles will open their season at this tournament. BUILDING ...

Penn State Baseball opens 2018 Season at Elon Univ.

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UNIVERSITY PARK - Penn State baseball opens its 2018 season at Elon Friday at 4 p.m. in Latham Park. It continues Sunday at 2 p.m. and concludes Sunday at 1:30 p.m. Essentials Live Video: N/A Live Audio: N/A Live Stats: ElonPhoenix.com TV: N/A Radio: N/A Elon Series History: ...

Philadelphia Phillies allowing themselves a lot of optimism

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CLEARWATER, Fla. — After six straight seasons without a winning record, the Philadelphia Phillies see light at the end of the tunnel. Whether it’s the cautious optimism of the general manager or a bit of bravado from a young player, there’s a sense the worst of Philadelphia’s ...

Penn State Nittany Lions host Buffalo Sunday on Senior Day

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UNIVERSITY PARK — The Penn State Nittany Lion wrestlers (13-0, 9-0 B1G) will close out the dual meet portion of its schedule in the cozy confines of Rec Hall this weekend. The Lions will host Buffalo (*5-10) on Sunday at 2 p.m. in what will serve as Senior Day for Penn State. Penn State is ...

TOM ELLING’S WRESTLING MAT-TERS: Tournament Time

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Tonight’s area action finds Jersey Shore (2-12) hosting Shikellamy (10-7), the District 4/9 team champion. Central Mountain (11-2) travels to Hollidaysburg (3-9). The two meets will close area dual meet action. Bald Eagle Area (14-1) smashed State College (5-12) on February 6, 57-18, while ...