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Bellefonte Football honors seniors before game against Tyrone

Bellefonte High School Football honored their seniors last night before the football game against Tyrone High School. The Red Raiders seniors are: Cole Stewart, Kyle Myers, Sheldon Knepp, Jadon Lucas, Kagan Eckley, Ryan Smith, Julian Heredia, Noah Badger, Caleb Rockey, Colton Burd, Tim Shawley, ...

Strong first half powers LHU Field Hockey past LIU Brooklyn in New York City

BROOKLYN, NYC — The Lock Haven University field hockey team (5-3) used a very strong first half to jump out to a 3-0 halftime lead in route to a dominating 5-0 win over LIU Brooklyn (1-8) Friday afternoon in non-conference action. The Bald Eagles took control of the game from the very ...

LHU Men’s Soccer falls on the road against Slippery Rock

SLIPPERY ROCK — The Lock Haven University men’s soccer team (4-3-1)(2-1)PSAC fell to Slippery Rock (3-3-1)(1-0)PSAC by a score of 3-1 on Friday. Slippery Rock held a slight 11-10 advantage in shots, however Lock Haven led 6-0 in corners. Lock Haven’s attack was led by Beckham Sibiski ...

LHU Women’s Soccer ties Slippery Rock in 0-0 2OT draw

SLIPPERY ROCK — The Lock Haven University women’s soccer team (3-2-1) looked poised to break through on the scoresheet late in the second half, but the Bald Eagles couldn’t find the back of the net, and LHU and Slippery Rock (6-1-1) battled to a 0-0 double-overtime draw. After a ...

PSU Women’s Golf set for 42nd Nittany Lion Invite this weekend

UNIVERSITY PARK — After a weekend off following a hurricane-shortened Cougar Classic the Penn State Nittany Lions are eager to get back to competition as they host the 42nd annual Nittany Lion Invitational at the Penn State Blue Course on Saturday, September 22 and Sunday, September ...

Carson Wentz makes long-awaited return to Philadelphia Eagles

PHILADELPHIA — Carson Wentz has been waiting for this moment since he tore up his knee last December. No. 11 will be back under center for the Philadelphia Eagles (1-1) against the Indianapolis Colts (1-1) on Sunday after watching his teammates win the Super Bowl without him in February, ...

Pittsburgh Pirates honor Altoona Curve’s Hayes, Brubaker with awards

PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Pirates named Altoona Curve third baseman Ke’Bryan Hayes as their Minor League Player of the Year and former Curve right-hander J.T. Brubaker as their Minor League Pitcher of the Year for the 2018 season, the club announced during a pregame ceremony at PNC Park ...

Steelers’ defense eager to prove itself after dismal showing

PITTSBURGH — Members of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense are eager to play again. They’re going to have to wait an extra day. They want to put a forgettable performance against Kansas City in the past and prove themselves this week against an upstart Tampa Bay offense. The Steelers will ...

Penn State Baseball opens fall ball slate

UNIVERSITY PARK — Fall ball is underway for Penn State baseball, highlighted by exhibition games Sunday against Michigan State at Sports Force Parks at Cedar Point Sports Center in Sandusky, Ohio, and Friday, Oct. 5 against Lock Haven on Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. Penn State will play a ...

Penn State Men’s Soccer records draw with No. 21 Michigan

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — On a windy night in Ann Arbor, the Penn State men’s soccer team (2-4-1, 1-0-1 Big Ten) held its own against No. 21 Michigan (5-1-1, 1-0-1 Big Ten), recording a 1-1 draw after double overtime on Friday evening at U-M Soccer Stadium. “It was a really outstanding college ...

This Weekend’s Local Sports Schedule (09/22-09/23)

SATURDAY - SEPTEMBER 22 FOOTBALL LHU: at E. Stroudsbrg, 2:05 PM (WQBR 99.9 FM) PITT: at North Carolina, 12:20 PM (TV: ACCN) PENN: vs. Lehigh, 3:00 PM (TV: ESPN+) BASEBALL PIRATES: vs. Brewers, 7:05 PM (TV: ATTSNP) PHILLIES: at Atlanta Braves, 1:05 PM (TV: FOX) WOMEN’S ...

Sports On TV (09/22-09/23)

Saturday, Sept. 22 AUTO RACING 7:30 p.m. NBCSN — NASCAR, Monster Energy Cup Series, Federated Auto Parts 400, at Richmond, Va. BOXING 10:05 p.m. HBO — Gennady Golovkin vs. Canelo Alvarez, for Golovkin’s WBC and WBA middleweight titles, at Las Vegas (taped) COLLEGE ...

Sports Transactions (9/22)

Friday’s BASEBALL Major League Baseball MLB — Placed Chicago Cubs SS Addison Russell on administrative leave. American League CLEVELAND INDIANS — Activated RHP Trevor Bauer from the 10-day DL. OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Extended its player development contract with Beloit (MWL) ...

Boy’s Soccer: BEA, Philipsburg battle to 1-1 double overtime draw

By Kenny Varner For The Express WINGATE - When two Mountain League soccer teams the caliber of Bald Eagle Area and Philipsburg-Osceola get together, there is no such thing as an easy goal. Goals were hard to come by Thursday night as the two combined for two goals in a 1-1 double overtime ...

Week 5 high school football analysis and predictions

By ANDREW POWELL apowell@lockhaven.com Like contributor to The Express and Central Mountain High School Girl's Basketball head coach Scott Baker said, "When it rains, it pours." And that was so true for Wildcats Football last Friday night. WEEK 4 REVIEW: BELLEFONTE (44) DEFEATS CENTRAL ...

FOOTBALL: Wildcats travel to Clearfield to battle Bison

By SHAREIK FLOWERS sflowers@lockhaven.com MILL HALL- Although the season is four-games young, it’s been a rough start to the year for Central Mountain. They’re winless, struggling to generate offense and have had numerous athletes sidelined with injuries. But despite their limited ...