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Franklin pronounces Nittany Lions ‘hungry’

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 ...

Jersey Shore holds off Sock-South for District 12 junior baseball title win

His coach experienced thoughts so nervewracking he could not accurately convey them. The pressure turned so high, Jersey Shore/GSV pitcher Landon Welshans experienced different emotions. He was poised and confident. As twilight encapsulated Short Park, Welshans delivered a signature moment ...

Rain cancels Friday’s racing event at Clinton County Speedway

MILL HALL — Clinton County Speedway officials had to cancel the Friday racing event as a storm came across the fairgrounds soaking the speedway surface. Rain check will be honored for the next three races. The speedway will be closed on Friday, July 23, for a "racers summer ...

Haskell Stakes Invitational is here

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

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. ...