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Williamsport makes announcements, including meeting the Crosscutters

Cutters Renew Broadcast Agreement with Fox Sports Williamsport WILLIAMSPORT — The Williamsport Crosscutters and Fox Sports Williamsport (WLYC) have jointly announced an extension of their partnership agreement for the 2018 season. The agreement continues the association that began in ...

LHU’s Ben Robinson to represent United States at World Championships

LOCK HAVEN – Ben Robinson, a 2016 Lock Haven University graduate and former LHU men’s cross country and track & field standout, has been selected to represent the United States at the 2018 World Skyrunning Championships in Kinlochleven, Scotland (September 13-15). Skyrunning is broken ...

Penn State University Field Hockey announces their 2018 schedule

UNIVERSITY PARK – The Penn State Nittany Lion field hockey team, under the guidance of head coach Char Morett-Curtiss, will play nine home games in 2018 as the new schedule has been announced. The Nittany Lions open the season in August and look to conclude the campaign in November in the ...

PSU Football student ticket sale begins Monday

UNIVERSITY PARK — The 2018 Penn State student football season ticket presented by PSECU sale begins Monday, June 18 and runs through Friday, June 22. Graduate students open the annual sale on June 18 with the sale continuing through the freshmen ticket sale on June 22. The price of a 2018 ...

Spikes Opening Night is this Saturday

STATE COLLEGE - Summer has officially arrived in Happy Valley as the State College Spikes, affiliates of the St. Louis Cardinals, get set for Opening Night, presented by PSECU and NEWSRADIO 1390 WRSC, this Saturday, June 16 at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. Fans will enjoy a jam-packed schedule ...

Steelers’ Antonio Brown needed time to ‘get my mind right’

By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH — Antonio Brown didn’t skip out on the vast majority of the Pittsburgh Steelers organized team activities to make a statement. Or to disrespect the backup quarterbacks. Or to take a stand alongside running back Le’Veon Bell. The All-Pro ...

Cancun Tournament adds four games for PSU Men’s Basketball

UNIVERSITY PARK – The Penn State men’s basketball team will open its 2018-19 season with two home games in the Bryce Jordan Center as part of the 11th annual Cancun Challenge. The Nittany Lions will play host to North Florida Friday, Nov. 9, and Jacksonville State, Monday, Nov. 12. The ...

Penn State Men’s Hockey season ticket renewals now available

UNIVERSITY PARK – Penn State men’s hockey season ticket renewals for the 2018-19 season presented by the Penn State Bookstore are now available through Friday, July 13. Season ticket holders can access their account and invoice by logging into www.GoPSUsports.com/accountmanager. Select ...

Nine home games on Lions non-B1G slate

UNIVERSITY PARK — Following a second-straight appearance in the national postseason, Penn State women’s basketball head coach Coquese Washington has announced the 2018-19 non-conference schedule for the Lady Lions. The schedule includes six teams that qualified for the national postseason ...

Joel Robinson is Jersey Shore Homeschool grad

JERSEY SHORE — The Jersey Shore Area Homeschool Association celebrated student milestones with its annual awards and graduation program on May 5 at the Mountain View Christian and Missionary Alliance Church in Jersey Shore. Following a violin prelude by student Catie Harbach, Junior ...

Athlete Opportunities and Goals: Part I

By SCOTT BAKER sbaker@lockhaven.com Offseason workouts began around the area last week as athletes work to become better versions of themselves in order to find increased success during the 2018-2019 sports seasons. The summer months are the period of time that most consider to be the ...

Harrison, Polanco help lead Nova, Pirates over Cubs 7-1

By JOHN JACKSON Associated Press CHICAGO — Although reluctant to go on the disabled list two weeks ago, Ivan Nova had to concede Sunday that the break was a great benefit. Josh Harrison led off the game with a home run and Gregory Polanco hit a bases-loaded triple, leading Nova and the ...

Eflin fans 9, Phillies down Brewers 4-3 to snap 4-game skid

By MIKE CRANSTON Associated Press PHILADELPHIA — It was raining, the radar was all green, minus the small blobs of yellow and red, and Milwaukee Brewers manager Craig Counsell decided to gamble. But lifting Brandon Woodruff for a pinch-hitter in the fifth inning backfired. The big inning ...

Athlete Opportunities and Goals: Part I

By SCOTT BAKER sbaker@lockhaven.com Offseason workouts began around the area last week as athletes work to become better versions of themselves in order to find increased success during the 2018-2019 sports seasons. The summer months are the period of time that most consider to be the ...

Three Nittany Lions Garner First Team All-America Honors

EUGENE, Ore. – The Penn State track & field program closed out the 2018 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships with three Nittany Lion women garnering First Team All-America honors Saturday at Historic Hayward Field. As a team, the Nittany Lion women placed 24th with 11.5 ...

PSU’s future looks bright with James Franklin in charge

By CORY GIGER For The Express ALTOONA- Halftime, Minnesota game, 2016. Golden Gophers 13, Penn State 3. James Franklin still vividly recalls what he heard from fans at Beaver Stadium. “The stadium is chanting, ‘Fire Franklin, fire Franklin,’” the coach said Thursday during a ...

Bryant gets 3 hits in leadoff spot as Cubs beat Pirates 3-1

By ANDREW SELIGMAN AP Sports Writer CHICAGO — Kris Bryant could feel his heart pumping for his first at-bat because this trip to the plate was like no other for him. Cubs manager Joe Maddon penciled him in at the top of the order. And that was new territory for the superstar ...

Racing to the Triple Crown

By RANDY BRUNGARD For The Express A ten horse field is set to run, with "Justify" breaking from the dreaded post No. 1. A game of cat-and-mouse could add to the fun, if each horse takes a shot at Justify down the back stretch run. NBCSN will provide television coverage from Belmont Park ...