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AUTO RACING ROUNDUP

While the weather was once again unfavorable to alot of tracks, including Clinton County. A few tracks got the show in: At Lincoln Speedway, Brian Montieth started on the pole, survived three stoppages of action due to red flags, and raced away to his fourth win of the year in the 25-lap 410 ...

Penn State’s Ryan Davis wins MET Amateur

PARAMUS, N.J. — Rising Nittany Lion junior Ryan Davis claimed the 116th annual MET Amateur championship 2&1 at Arcola Country Club Sunday. Davis never relinquished the lead in the 36-hole final, moving to 1-up on the fifth hole and going 3-up with seven birdies in morning’s 18. “It ...

Penn State Men’s Volleyball heads overseas for European Tour

UNIVERSITY PARK – The Penn State men’s volleyball team is set for a trip to Europe Aug. 6-16 that will include visits to Italy, Slovenia and Croatia with a slate of several exhibition matches against various national teams and other local squads. “This European trip is one where we give ...

Penn State Swimming and Diving adds two new coaches

UNIVERSITY PARK – Penn State swimming & diving head coach Tim Murphy announced the addition of two coaches to his staff Monday, as Jeff DiNicola takes over as the program’s diving coach and Nittany Lion alum Josh Graham joins as an assistant swimming coach. “I am excited to bring ...

Former Lion Saquon Barkley looking forward to first NFL preseason action

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Saquon Barkley got an incredulous look on his face when asked if he was hoping to play in the New York Giants’ preseason opener against the Cleveland Browns on Thursday. Hoping was not an option as far as the second overall pick in the NFL draft was concerned. The ...

Rays trade Hechavarria to Pirates for minor leaguer

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays have traded shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria to the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for a minor league pitching prospect. Hechavarria was hitting .258 with three homers and 26 RBIs in 61 games before the Rays designated him for assignment last ...

Keystone-Delaware first pitch set for 7:06 pm

Bristol officals indicated the Keystone-Delaware Mid Atlantic Regional matchup is now tentatively set for 7 p.m. The game was originally scheduled for 4 p.m. but was delayed after severe thunderstorms swept through Bristol. Both Keystone and Delaware suffered first round losses after ...

Keystone beats Delaware, 6-1, advances in Mid-Atlantic Regional

BRISTOL- Keystone secured a 6-1 win against Delaware to keeps its Little League World Series hopes alive. Dallas Alexander recorded a single and game-high 3 RBIs. Levi Schlesinger posted a game-high five strikeouts despite pitching just two innings. Schlesinger added another 2 RBIs on ...

Keystone 8-10 All-Stars move on after 8-2 victory over Delaware

CRANSTON, RI — The Keystone 8-10 All-Stars began the first round of the 9/10 Eastern Region Invitational on Saturday against Delaware. Keystone would get the eventual 8-2 win, however, heavy rain would suspend the game near the very beginning. Delaware would take a 1-0 lead into the ...

Miles Sanders prepares himself to replace now-gone Saquon Barkley

UNIVERSITY PARK — Miles Sanders has waited his turn. He’s been patient. Worked hard behind the scenes. Learned what he could. Said all the right things. He was the nation’s top running back recruit coming out of high school, but it just so happened that Saquon Barkley, the best running ...

NBA coach conducts clinic at Central Mountain High School

“To grow the sport of basketball in central Pennsylvania.” That is a goal of Central Mountain High School Boy’s Basketball head coach Tyler Bardo. It was for that reason that Bardo organized a clinic for local players and coaches held at Central Mountain High School on Saturday — ...

Holmes’ four hits aids 4-3 win for Williamsport

AUBURN – In only his third game for the Crosscutters, Jake Holmes recorded a 4-for-4 performance helping Williamsport to a 4-3 win over the Doubledays. Holmes finished the night 4-for-4 with a double and an RBI, the second four-hit game by a Cutters hitter this season. Ben Aklinski went ...

Cabrera’s 2-run HR in 8th lifts Phillies to sweep of Miami Marlins

PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Phillies’ acquisition of Asdrubal Cabrera last month didn’t draw much attention. The bigger story, it seemed, was the organization’s decision not to part with key prospects to make a big splash at the trade deadline. Cabrera, though, has showed in the ...

Flaherty cruises, Carpenter homers as Cards top Bucs, 2-1

PITTSBURGH — Matt Carpenter homered in two straight games entering Sunday. By contrast, Jack Flaherty had allowed at least one home run in each of his previous three starts. Carpenter kept his streak going while Flaherty brought his to an end to lift the St. Louis Cardinals to a 2-1 victory ...

Back from injury, Reid looks to solidify PSU ‘D’

STATE COLLEGE — Penn State cornerback John Reid had a fairly extensive internship with technology giant Intel in 2017. It ran straight through preseason camp. And there is the problem. Sure the internship was great, but he was only able to do it because he was rehabbing a knee injury and ...

Matakevich, Bostic battle for starting ILB job with Pittsburgh Steelers

LATROBE, Pa. — Tyler Matakevich wants to prove he can handle the job. Jon Bostic just wants to be on the field. Matakevich and Bostic are competing for Pittsburgh’s opening at inside linebacker after the Steelers did not use a draft pick on the position. The winner gets to start alongside ...

Eagles extend Pederson, Roseman contracts

The Philadelphia Eagles have signed coach Doug Pederson and executive vice president of football operations Howie Roseman to contract extensions through the 2022 season. Coming off the franchise’s first Super Bowl championship, the team announced the deals an hour before a sellout crowd ...

Keystone falls to Staten Island, 7-0

Keystone suffered its first loss of the tournament season, a 7-0 defeat to Staten Island in the second round of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Tournament. Staten Island out-hit Keystone, 4-2. Keystone's lone hits were in-field singles by Dallas Alexander and Kevin Grenninger. Keystone struckout ...