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CM Wildcats stun undefeated Selinsgrove with 36-30 win on Senior Night

By BILL ALBRIGHT Express Sports Writer MILL HALL -- And the parade of outstanding opponents continues! The Central Mountain wrestling team has had few, if any, cupcake opponents thus far in the 2019-20 season. Tuesday night was no different as the Wildcats entertained yet another unbeaten ...

CM Swimming: Boys and girls teams take wins over Shamokin

By AARON JAMES For The Express Central Mountain was impressive in last night’s meet versus Williamsport and Shamokin, taking home victories over Shamokin in the boys and girls categories alike. “We were a little overwhelmed by Williamsport, but we swam very well against Shamokin. ...

Wildcat basketball teams both falter to open week

The Central Mountain Wildcat boys basketball team dropped a tough game on the road to Lewisburg 46-49. Zane Probst was the only wildcat in double digits ending with 18 points and two three pointers. Up Next: The Wildcats host Selinsgrove on Wednesday at home The Central Mountain girls ...

Jaden Jones scores 1,000th point as he leads BEA over Bucktail

By: KENNY VARNER For The Express WINGATE - It was a night of celebration for the Bald Eagle Area boys basketball team and senior Jaden Jones. Jones notched his name in the history books as he reached the 1,000-point plateau Monday night in the team's victory over Bucktail 79-51. Jones hit ...

CM Weekly Review: Wrestling falls to State College, downs BEA

By AARON JAMES ajames@lockhaven.com The Central Mountain Wildcats had an up-and-down week in the athletics department as they head into the grind that is the second half of the winter season. The Wildcats’ seasons are in a much more competitive situation than in years past as the Central ...

LHU Wrestling: Quick start, bonus points carry Bald Eagles to win

FAIRFAX, Va. - The Lock Haven University wrestling team (6-4, 2-2 MAC East) got off to a quick start, winning the first three bouts of the dual and Bald Eagle' bonus points were a big part of the story throughout as LHU bounced back in a big way, downing host George Mason (7-4, 2-1 MAC East), ...

PSU Nittany Lions roll over Rutgers, 38-6

By ANDY ELDER For The Express UNIVERSITY PARK — The Penn State wrestling team picked Sunday to wrestle its most complete match of the season, in front of another Rec Hall sellout crowd and an ESPN national television audience. No. 22 Rutgers, which sent out a lineup that features five ...

Rust, Johnson help Pittsburgh Penguins rally past Boston Bruins 4-3

By DAN SCIFO Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Jack Johnson’s goal into his own net was one of the low points of a forgettable first period for the Pittsburgh Penguins. Johnson’s short-handed slap shot later in the game helped the Penguins complete another memorable comeback. Johnson ...

JS Alumni: Swartwood claims third MAC Conference title

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Senior Hadyn Swartwood (Jersey Shore, Pa./Jersey Shore) claimed his third Middle Atlantic Conference title with a 2-1 decision over Messiah's Brian Shermeyer in the 174-pound championship bout on Saturday, Jan. 18 in Lamade Gym to highlight the Lycoming College wrestling ...

PSU Men’s Hoops: Lions right ship in must-win game

By CORY GIGER For The Express UNIVERSITY PARK -- Most coaches won't admit publicly that one contest is a must-win game, even when it's pretty obvious. Like the game Penn State played Saturday afternoon. "Was it a must win?" Patrick Chambers replied when asked. "I don't believe in that. I ...

LHU swimming concludes action at Vulcan Invitational

The Lock Haven University swimming team closed out the Vulcan Invitational hosted by California University (Pa.). on Saturday afternoon. Kristin Allen (Willow Street, Pa./Lampeter-Strasburg) had another solid outing in the pool Saturday, finishing second in the 100 yard fly with a time of ...

Bald Eagles suffer 28-7 setback at Old Dominion

By: SAM KUPERMAN For The Express After a 29-10 loss at Appalachian State Thursday night, Lock Haven University wrestling matched up with Old Dominion on the second leg of its three match road swing. The Bald Eagles started off well early in Norfolk, Virginia, but left Chartway Arena with a ...

Avery Baker’s 19 points boosts CM in 43-32 win versus Milton

By SHAREIK FLOWERS sflowers@lockhaven.com MILL HALL- The Central Mountain girls basketball defeated the Milton Black Panthers last night, 43-32. The loss ended the Wildcats' 4-game losing streak and improved their record to 5-6 on the season. The victory completed the series sweep versus ...

CM Swimming: Girls win, boys fall in meet versus Central Columbia

By KENNY VARNER For The Express LOCK HAVEN - It was a Senior Night success for the Central Mountain girls swim team as they honored their four seniors with a hard-fought victory. Being honored on the night were Le’Na LeTous, Derek Hughes, MiKayla Rich and Nate Laubscher. A spirited ...

CM girls basketball falls to Danville, 53-31

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Central Mountain girls basketball dropped its away contest against the Danville Ironmen. 53-31. The game was tied 10-10 after the first quarter, but Central Mountain was outscored 43-21 for the remainder of the game. Ball security hampered CM all evening as ...

Penns Valley girls basketball defeats Philipsburg-Osceola, 66-28

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Penns Valley girls basketball team defeated Philipsburg-Osceola, 66-28. Hannah Montminy scored a game-high 17 points. Katie Martell scored 13 points and Katie Romig added 13 points. Kailen Winkelblech had eight, Lydia Collison and Leah Beben each added six, ...

Penns Valley girls basketball defeats Philipsburg-Osceola, 66-28

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Penns Valley girls basketball team defeated Philipsburg-Osceola, 66-28. Hannah Montminy scored a game-high 17 points. Katie Martell scored 13 points and Katie Romig added 13 points. Kailen Winkelblech had eight, Lydia Collison and Leah Beben each added six, ...

Crosby collects 4 points in return, Penguins rip Wild 7-3

By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH — Sidney Crosby watched the Pittsburgh Penguins thrive in his absence. The longtime captain pledged he would simply focus on doing his part to keep the Penguins rolling in his return from a two-month layoff. Crosby held up his end of the ...

CM Wildcats fall 41-22 in home-dual meet versus State College

By BILL ALBRIGHT Express Sports Writer MILL HALL -- For the Central Mountain wrestling team, the tough dual meet opponents just keep coming along. Last week it was Mifflin County, then to the Dallastown Duals for the likes of Cumberland Valley, Emmaus and Penn Manor over the ...