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Trio joins Lock Haven Univ. Football coaching staff

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The Lock Haven University football team has announced the addition of Tyrone Young, Phil Hallahan and Ty Traister to the coaching staff. LHU head coach Dave Taynor, who is entering his third season at the helm of the Bald Eagle program, is excited about the trio. Tyrone Young Young joins ...

LHU Softball announces ‘17 recruiting class

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The Lock Haven University softball team has announced its 2017 recruiting class. LHU head coach Kelly Shannon is excited about the group of four, which includes Caitlyn Pinchorski, Stefanie O’Grady, Cassie Querry and Olivia Hall. “We are excited to welcome the class of 2021 to LHU ...

LHU Men’s Basketball announces recruiting class

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The Lock Haven University men’s basketball team has announced its 2017 recruiting class. The Bald Eagles will add a pair of standouts from Philadelphia Catholic League powerhouse-high school programs in the form of Jesse McPherson and Matt Cerruti, and LHU head coach Mike Nestor also ...

Miller One-Over After 2nd Day at British Amateur

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UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - Penn State rising senior Cole Miller shot an even-par 72 on Tuesday in the British Amateur Championship, but his two-day total of one-over 143 did not make the cut. Miller shot par-72 at the Princes Golf Club after a one-over 71 on Monday at the Royal St. George’s ...

Nittany Lions No. 7 in Learfield Directors’ Cup Standings

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UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.– With the 2016-17 athletic year nearing completion, Penn State is poised to earn its fourth Top 10 finish in the past five years in the Learfield Directors’ Cup. In the latest spring standings, the Nittany Lions are ranked No. 7. Penn State’s Learfield Directors’ ...

Calendar of events

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TODAY r Neil Simon comedy “Barefoot in the Park,” 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m., Millbrook Playhouse cabaret, 570-748-8083, www.millbrookplayhouse.org. TOMORROW r Salamander Safari, 3 p.m., Ole Bull State Park Pavilion #4 (Stone Pavilion). r Moreland the Magician family magic and variety ...

CM students sponsor football camp as their senior project

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LOCK HAVEN — Central Mountain football players Matthew Probst, Gage Rafter and Cameron Ishler completed their senior project last week by holding a youth football camp for second through sixth graders in the area. There were over 50 youth who attended the camp to learn the fundamentals of ...

AUTO RACING ROUNDUP

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The 2017 swing of the Eastern Storm was last week with races at Lincoln, Williams Grove, Port Royal and Susquehanna Speedway. Kevin Thomas Jr. took the Grove’s USAC Triple Crown Showdown and the third night of the annual Eastern Storm for the USAC Sprint cars on Thursday night. Kody Swanson ...

HOF Jerome Bettis: NFL’s been cagey on concussions

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JERUSALEM — Hall of Fame running back Jerome Bettis says the NFL has taken advantage of its players by not sharing with them all the information it had about the risk of concussions. After viewing an innovation expo in Jerusalem that included a presentation from ElMindA, an Israeli ...

Larry Grantham, fomer Jets linebacker, dies at 78

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NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York Jets outside linebacker Larry Grantham, a starter and defensive standout on the 1969 Super Bowl team, has died. He was 78. The Jets announced Sunday night that a funeral service for Grantham will be held Wednesday in his hometown of Crystal Springs, ...

AP Source: 76ers, Celtics agree on trade for No. 1 pick

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Philadelphia and Boston have agreed in principle on a trade where the 76ers would acquire the chance to take Markelle Fultz with the No. 1 pick in Thursday’s NBA Draft, a person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press. The Celtics will get the No. 3 pick, plus an additional ...

Lackey deals, Rizzo leads offense as Cubs beat Bucs 7-1

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PITTSBURGH — John Lackey and three relievers combined on a three-hitter, and Anthony Rizzo homered among his three hits to lead the Chicago Cubs past the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-1 on Sunday. The defending World Series champions took two of three in Pittsburgh and improved to 34-34 this ...

Clinton County races rained out

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Racing at the Clinton County Motor Speedway was postponed on Friday night due to rain that hit the speedway around 5:30 and did not let up. Speedway officials and sponsors will seek a makeup date for the night’s races, which were to includeSuper Late Models, Pro Stocks 270 Micro-sprints ...

Penguins hire Buckley as goaltending coach

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The Pittsburgh Penguins hired Mike Buckley their new goaltending coach Saturday after Mike Bales left to take the same job with Carolina. Buckley has spent the last four years as the team’s goaltending development coach, where he worked closely with Matt Murray, who has helped the Penguins ...

Fuentes gets 1st HR, D-Backs beat Phillies 5-4

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PHILADELPHIA — Rey Fuentes hit his first major league home run in the 10th inning, lifting the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 5-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday. Fuentes entered the game in the eighth inning as a pinch runner and was caught stealing. However, the rookie ...

Kyle Larson outlasts Chase Elliot at Michigan International again

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BROOKLYN, Mich. — Kyle Larson took control on a restart with five laps remaining and raced to his second NASCAR Cup Series victory of the season, holding off Chase Elliott on Sunday at Michigan International Speedway. It was the third Cup win of Larson’s career — and second in a row at ...