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LHU Lacrosse remains at No. 23 in national poll

GRAND LAKE, Colo. – The Lock Haven University lacrosse team remained No. 23 in this week’s Intercollegiate Lacrosse Coaches’ Association (IWLCA) Division II national poll. The Haven was ranked No. 23 last week as well and remained there this week after splitting a pair of Pennsylvania ...

LHU Athletics: Week at a Glance

Powered by strong pitching efforts from Bekah Slattery and Kayla Gee, softball won it’s double-header against Pitt-Johnstown to extend it’s winning streak to 14 straight games. Lacrosse remains undefeated at home (7-0) following it’s 19-6 victory over Kutztown on Senior Day with the ...

Nittany Lions move to No. 12 in USILA Coaches Poll

UNIVERSITY PARK – The Penn State men’s lacrosse team jumped to No. 12 in this week’s United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) Coaches Poll after the Nittany Lions’ 14-12 win over then-No. 5 Johns Hopkins. Penn State also came in ranked No. 12 in the US Lacrosse/ Nike ...

8th Annual Crosscutters 5K race set for June 23

WILLIAMSPORT — The Williamsport Crosscutters, in partnership with the Children’s Development Center, will be holding the 8th Annual Cutters 5K on Saturday, June 23rd at BB&T Ballpark at Historic Bowman Field. The race, through Williamsport’s West End, begins at 9am with registration ...

Story’s 3-run blast boosts Rockies past Pirates, 6-2

PITTSBURGH — Trevor Story drilled a three-run home run, German Marquez pitched six effective innings and the Colorado Rockies kept their road surge going with a 6-2 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday night. Story bounced back from a miserable series in Washington by going 2 for 3 and ...

Late walks bury Altoona Curve in 4-1 loss at Akron

AKRON, Ohio — Five walks in the eighth inning led to three runs as the Altoona Curve lost to the Akron RubberDucks, 4-1, on Monday night at Canal Park. The Curve (6-3) dropped the series opener despite hold the RubberDucks (4-4) to just four hits in the game. With the game tied 1-1 in the ...

THRILLER: BEA Bald Eagles get 8-7 walkoff victory against Penns Valley Area

WINGATE — Things looked very grim for the Bald Eagle Area baseball team as they went in for their final at bats Saturday against Penns Valley. Trailing 7-3 going into their last at bats, the Eagles would have to get hot at the plate in a hurry if they wanted even a punchers chance. A good ...

Lady Bucks get 9-3 win over Panthers, improve to 2-3 on year

FARWELL — After starting their season off at 1-3, the Lady Bucks softball team knew that they could ill afford a setback Saturday when they hosted Northern Potter. They avoided that setback with a 9-3 win. It was apparent early that ace Myka Poorman had her pitches working as she was ...

Central Mountain High School Sports Week-In-Review (4/9-4/14)

A little snow, some wind, a bit of sunshine and a whole lot of cold, but the events went on as planned. Yep, for the first time this spring sports season we had some regularity to the schedule for CM teams. True, the conditions were at times less than ideal, but they played on. The baseball ...

LHU Baseball falls against Shippensburg at home

LOCK HAVEN – The Lock Haven University baseball team (16-11, 8-8 PSAC East) fell at home to Shippensburg University (16-16, 6-9 PSAC East) 2-1 and 21-3 in a doubleheader between Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Eastern Divisional opponents Saturday at Watkins Field. GAME 1: L, ...

Lady Bald Eagles extend winning streak to 14

LOCK HAVEN — Although there was no reported sighting of geese flying around the Lock Haven University campus Saturday afternoon, a quick look at the scoreboard at Lawrence Field might tell a different story. Behind the dominating pitching of the LHU duo of Bekah Slattery and Kayla Gee along ...

No. 23 LHU celebrates Senior Day with big win

LOCK HAVEN – The No. 23 Lock Haven University lacrosse team (9-4, 5-3 PSAC) remained unbeaten at home on the season (7-0) and celebrated Senior Day in style as the Bald Eagles soared to a lopsided 19-6 win over Kutztown University (6-8, 3-6 PSAC). The big Pennsylvania State Athletic ...

Lady Buckeye Invitational cancelled, Lions finish 9th

COLUMBUS, OH — The Penn State women’s golf team completes the Lady Buckeye Invitational in ninth place after heavy overnight rain caused the cancellation of the championship round.Big Ten rival Illinois takes the tournament title with a two-round score of 579 (plus-3). Kent State’s ...

Crosby scores goal, leads Penguins to 5-1 Game 3 win over Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA — Sidney Crosby had a goal and three assists and Matt Murray stopped 26 shots to help the Pittsburgh Penguins silence a raucous Philadelphia crowd and beat the Flyers 5-1 on Sunday to take a 2-1 lead in the first-round playoff series. Two of the so-called fiercest rivals in the ...

Without Joel Embiid, 76ers roll past Miami Heat in playoff opener

PHILADELPHIA — Joel Embiid used some body english as he scampered down the baseline and tried to will Marco Belinelli’s off-balance 3-pointer through the net. Belinelli buried it, because of course he would. Even the wild ones go in of late for the Sixers. With their injured Embiid on ...

No. 46 Penn State Nittany Lions fall to No. 6 Illinois

UNIVERSITY PARK – The No. 46 Penn State men’s tennis team faced No. 6 Illinois today at the Indoor Tennis Center. The Fighting Illini knocked off the Lions, 4-0. In doubles, the point came down to court three but the Lions were unable to clinch. Christian Lakoseljac (King City, Ontario) ...

Penn State University Wrestling hands out 2017-18 banquet awards

UNIVERSITY PARK – The Penn State Nittany Lion wrestling team, under the direction of head coach Cael Sanderson, was honored at its annual awards banquet today, capping off a season that saw it win its seventh NCAA National Championship in the last eight years. The Penn State Wrestling Club ...

Nittany Lions Men’s Golf wins fourth straight Rutherford Intercollegiate

STATE COLLEGE — The Penn State men’s golf team held its lead on the final day of the tournament, to claim the program’s fourth-consecutive Rutherford Intercollegiate championship at the Penn State Blue Course. The two-day event saw contrasting weather patterns with bright sunshine on ...

Penn State’s Morgan Shigo sets school record twice

LEWISBURG, Pa. & SAN DIEGO, Calif. — The Penn State track & field team combined for three top-10 performances in school history on Saturday, including Morgan Shigo (Blandon, Pa.) breaking his own school record in the men’s hammer throw twice. At the Triton Invitational in San ...

Ohio State University takes finale over Nittany Lions

UNIVERSITY PARK – Ohio State took both ends of a baseball doubleheader by winning the finale, 19-8, Saturday evening at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. The Buckeyes earned a 5-1 victory in the first game of the day. First baseman Shea Sbranti (Oakley, Calif.) hit a three-run home run for his ...