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LHU Spring Schedule Changes: March 23-25

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It’s officially the spring sports season in Lock Haven and a number of events are scheduled for this weekend, including several at home. With much of Pennsylvania regrouping from the recent snow storm and with frigid temperatures still in the forecast, the weekend schedule has already seen ...

LHU’s “SPRINGO”

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The Lock Haven University women’s soccer, swimming and volleyball teams are excited to present “Springo.” The spring bingo event is scheduled for Saturday, April 14 at LHU’s Thomas Fieldhouse. The doors will open at 10 a.m. and the games are set to begin at 11 a.m. Tickets are $20 ...

NCAA March Madness moves on to the Sweet 16

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The opening weekend of the NCAA Tournament was not madness. It was straight bonkers. A No. 16 seed knocked off a No. 1 for the first time in 136 tries. Two No. 1s failed to get through to the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2004 and the fourth time overall. Defending national champion ...

PSAC releases Dixon Trophy standings

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LOCK HAVEN – The Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) has announced updated Dixon Trophy standings following the winter sports season and Lock Haven University ranks 14th. The Bald Eagles were 11th out of 18 following the fall season. The trophy is awarded at the end of each ...

LHU Lacrosse to host Easter Egg Hunt

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LOCK HAVEN – The Lock Haven University women’s lacrosse team is hosting its 14th annual Easter Egg Hunt on Friday, March 30 at 5:30 p.m. at Charlotte E. Smith Field. The egg hunt and all activities are free and welcome to all ages 10 and under. Activities at the Easter egg hunt will ...

Penn State Univ’s Hector Garcia set for NCAAs

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UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State junior Hector Garcia Boissier (Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain) is set to represent the Nittany Lions in all three dives at the NCAA Men’s Swimming & Diving Championships hosted by Minnesota in the Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center ...

Future Penn State Nittany Lion Dread Earns Accolades

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CHICAGO, Ill. — In its 33rd year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, announced Myles Dread of Gonzaga College High School as its 2017-18 Gatorade District of Columbia Boys Basketball Player of the Year. Dread is the 10th Gatorade District of Columbia ...

Tom Elling’s Wrestling Mat-ters: Wrestling Success

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It is hardly breaking news the excitement of this year’s NCAA team race as once again Penn State and Ohio State battled for mat supremacy. The Nittany Lions won the dual meet by a single point; Ohio State took the Big Ten. The rubber match came down to the Big Show at Cleveland State, and ...

Two Nittany Lions up for the 2018 Hodge Trophy

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UNIVERSITY PARK – Two of Penn State’s best have been nominated for the 2018 WIN Magazine/Culture House Hodge Trophy. The Trophy, presented by ASICS, is considered the Heisman Trophy for amateur wrestling and has been presented to the nation’s best wrestler since 1995. This year’s ...

LHU Field Hockey earns Academic Award

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GILBERT – The Lock Haven University field hockey team has earned a 2017 Zag Field Hockey / National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division I National Academic Team Award. The award recognizes programs with a team GPA of 3.0 or higher during the fall semester of the 2017-18 ...

Barbour named finalist for 2017-18 AD

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UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State’s Sandy Barbour has been selected as a finalist for the Sports Business Journal’s prestigious Athletic Director of the Year for 2017-18. The dynamic leader of Penn State’s 31-sport athletic program is among five finalists for the honor. The recipient will ...

Penn State University posts back-to-back top-five finishes

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GREENSOBORO — The Penn State men’s golf team finished the Linger Longer Invitational with a final round of 1-over 289 to finish third in the event with a total team score of 8-under-par on the Great Waters Course at Reynolds Lake Oconee in Georgia. After an hour-and-a-half fog delay, the ...

No. 23 Bald Eagles open PSAC action with win

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LOCK HAVEN – It was a total-team effort today from the Bald Eagles as the No. 23 Lock Haven University lacrosse team (5-1, 1-0 PSAC) opened Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) play with a solid 13-7 win over visiting Slippery Rock (4-2, 0-2 PSAC). Hayley Kilian (Ridley Park, ...

PSU hosts National Football League Pro Day

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UNIVERSITY PARK — Saquon Barkley did not work out during Penn State’s pro day Tuesday, but a number of other Nittany Lions posted impressive numbers for NFL scouts. Barkley, a projected top five draft pick, excelled at the NFL combine but still had planned to work out on pro day. He said ...

THE NEXT LEVEL: Student-Athlete in the Spotlight: Chuck Probst

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Chuck is a Bucktail High School graduate and current senior on the Gettysburg College Baseball team. Chuck plays outfield and is also listed as a team captain. He entered the season as a D3baseball.com pre-season All-American while also being named a NCAA Division III “Player to Watch for ...