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Keystone Junior Baseball Postponed

FROM STAFF REPORTS LOCK HAVEN- The Keystone Juniors' opening sectional round game versus Selinsgrove was suspended due to inclement weather. Keystone led, 9-4, entering the bottom of the fourth inning prior to the severe rain. Entering the fourth the game was tied 4-4, but Keystone produced ...

CM alumni Alex Garbrick reveals future baseball plans

By SCOTT BAKER sbaker@lockhaven.com Many youngsters dream of one day playing under the bright lights at a big league baseball stadium. Sadly though, most never realize such a dream. Many things must happen for it to occur. Talent, opportunity, performance and other intangibles must ...

Correction: Keystone Juniors to play today in Lock Haven

Fromm Staff reports The Keystone Juniors begin the section 3 tournament today, July 17, at Lock Haven University's baseball field, 193 Havenview Dr. Lock Haven. Today's sports edition of the Express incorrectly said the game would be played in Beech Creek. The Express Sports apologizes for ...

Central Mountain to hold alumni basketball games

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Central Mountain Wildcat and Lady Wildcat Basketball Booster Clubs are sponsoring a doubleheader of alumni games featuring past players from each of the two programs. The event, which is being organized by Central Mountain junior student-athlete Avery Baker, under ...

Question marks surround Penn State offense

By CORY GIGER For The Express UNIVERSITY PARK -- There are a whole slew of question marks about Penn State's offense this fall, and rightfully so given the departures of quarterback Trace McSorley and several other key players. Some of the younger returning Nittany Lions, however, are ...

Keystone (Majors) fall to Warrior Run for first defeat of season

By SHAREIK FLOWERS sflowers@lockhaven.com SELINSGROVE- Slow starts are becoming an issue for Keystone. The majors team fell behind 3-0 Saturday before rallying with a 10-3 win against Roosevelt. But Keystone lacked the same magic Sunday as an early 3-0 deficit turned into a 5-3 loss against ...

Saturday: Keystone majors opens sectionals with win over Roosevelt

By: ERIC HUNT For The Express EAST SNYDER-Bases loaded, two outs, and Keystone's Jake Weaver stepped to the plate looking to send the ball over the fence for his second home run of the day against Roosevelt Trail Little League from Wyalusing. Weaver took the first pitch he saw from Logan ...

Clinton County (Juniors) suffer season-ending loss to Fairchance

FROM STAFF REPORTS BERWICK- The Clinton County (Juniors) season came to an end Saturday with a 7-5 loss against Fairchance. Clinton finished the weekend 1-2 and concluded the State Tournament with a fifth-place finish. "The girls battled the entire time," Clinton coach Matt Burrows ...

PSU: New QB taking on leadership role

By CORY GIGER For The Express UNIVERSITY PARK -- Leadership doesn't come naturally for everyone. Some people shy away from it, while others seek it out at every opportunity. While he's doing everything he can to prepare himself on and off the field to be Penn State's new starting ...

PSU: Ricky Slade to fill shoes of previous running backs

By CORY GIGER For The Express UNIVERSITY PARK -- It's now Ricky Slade's turn to take over the high-profile role of lead tailback at Penn State, and he can't wait. Slade is supremely confident in his abilities and promises big things. "I'm looking forward to it a lot," Slade said with ...

Cubs hit 3 homers, beat Pirates 8-3 to complete 3-game sweep

By JOHN JACKSON Associated Press CHICAGO — Jason Heyward, Albert Almora Jr. and Kyle Schwarber hit home runs and the Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-3 on Sunday for a three-game sweep. The NL Central leaders posted their first series win since taking all three from St. Louis ...

Penn State Athletics Again Ranked Among Nation’s Top 10 Programs

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - Penn State's comprehensive and successful athletic program has again been ranked among the nation's Top 10, according to a five-year survey compiled by Yahoo! Sports. The Nittany Lions ranked No. 9 among the nation's 65 Autonomy Five institutions for the second ...

Softball: Clinton Juniors open States with 8-1 win over Indiana

FROM STAFF REPORTS BERWICK- The Clinton County (Junior) All Stars opened the State Tournament with a 8-1 win over Indiana yesterday. “It was a total-team effort,” Clinton coach Matt Burrows said. “Everybody contributed in one way or another, whether it was defensively, offensively ...

Keystone Intermediates get win, advance to PA title game

FROM STAFF REPORTS BEECH CREEK- The Keystone Intermediate squad cruised to a 5-4 win over the West Side All Stars. The victory sent Keystone to Saturday’s State Championship game. Keystone battled back from a 4-2 deficit. Brady Myers smacked a sixth inning three-run home run to hand ...

JS Bulldogs to host football camp

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Jersey Shore football program will host its 2019 Football Skills Camp July 16 and July 17 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Registration begins July 16 from 8 a.m to 9 a.m. The camp is for athletes grades 1-8. The cost is $25, which includes a camp t-shirt and ...

Clinton County (8-10) wins big versus Minersville, 23-2

LOCK HAVEN- Any little league coach will tell you how critical dynamic pitching is to a team's success. So when Clinton's Reagan Weaver opened the game with six consecutive strikeouts, coach Shawn Weaver knew his squad was headed toward a victory. Clinton smacked 13 hits en route to a ...

Clinton (Juniors) begin state tournament run today

LOCK HAVEN- At the conclusion of the school year the Clinton County (Juniors) circled the second weekend of July on their calendar. The All Stars have spent countless hours on the softball field--and after last Sunday's District crown Clinton faces the Section 4 Indiana All Stars today in ...

Jersey Shore GSV 8-10 All Stars earn District 12 title

JERSEY SHORE - The Jersey Shore GSV 8-10 All Stars are making history for their team. Recently the group of young men earned the District 12 title after a well fought game against South Williamsport on Sunday, July 7. The boys walked away from that game with a 6-2 win and the championship ...

Brinker Returns to Coaching

By SCOTT BAKER For The Express Central Mountain girl’s soccer has fallen upon hard times over the course of the last few years. A once proud program now finds wins extremely hard to come by. In the past two seasons under the direction of departed head coach Cole Black, CM won just five ...