Franklin pronounces Nittany Lions ‘hungry’

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CHICAGO — Coming off the 2020 season in which the Nittany Lions lost their first five games for the first time in their history before winding up 4-5 has refocused the entire program. “We’re hungry,” James Franklin said Thursday at Big Ten media days at Lucas Oil Stadium. “I would ...

Haskell Stakes Invitational is here

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In my last article, I mentioned that despite the fact that the Triple Crown races had been completed, there were still plenty of important races left on the calendar. One of those races, the Grade One Haskell, goes post-ward at 5:47 p.m. today at Monmouth Park in New Jersey. Like the Triple ...

Bittner uses fan base as inspiration

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If you find yourself at the Clinton County Speedway on a summer Friday night, you may see a black and lime green vehicle zooming around the lit-up track in Mill Hall. Inside the either 270 or 600 micro sprint car is Beech Creek’s own Timmy Bittner, racing within the pack of drivers. ...

CM’s Alex Garbrick drafted by Phillies in MLB Draft

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From staff reports Alex Garbrick, a Central Mountain graduate, was drafted in the 17th round of the 2021 MLB Draft by the Philadelphia Phillies with the 505th pick on Tuesday. Garbrick was a key member of Keystone’s 2011 Little League all-star team which finished third in the world at the ...