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Williamsport Crosscutters Year-in-Review for 2018

WILLIAMSPORT — While the 20th season of Williamsport Crosscutters baseball began on a high note, with a 3-2 win over State College on opening night, the 2018 edition of Cutters baseball never really seemed to get on track. The high water mark came just 9 games into the season when the team ...

AKS Security gives away safe to State College Spikes fan

STATE COLLEGE — State College Spikes fan Richard Neumann’s life just got a lot more secure, thanks to AKS Security. Richard won a 29.5-cubic foot Mesa safe from AKS Security at the August 31 home finale after entering into the drawing this year at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. After ...

State College Spikes name their 2018 award winners

STATE COLLEGE — The State College Spikes announced their 2018 year-end award winners before Friday’s regular season home finale at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. Infielder Stanley Espinal was named the club’s Most Valuable Player, while right-handed pitcher Franyel Casadilla earned the ...

Spikes, Cardinals renew affiliation through 2020

STATE COLLEGE — The State College Spikes announced a two-year extension of their Player Development Contract (PDC) with the St. Louis Cardinals. The agreement maintains the affiliation between the Spikes and the Cardinals through the 2020 New York-Penn League season, and comes four days prior ...

Curve eliminated from playoffs with loss to RubberDucks

ALTOONA — The Eastern League Western Division champion Altoona Curve were knocked out of postseason play with a 9-0 loss to the Akron RubberDucks on Saturday at Peoples Natural Gas Field. Out of nine total playoff appearances, the Curve have been bounced from the Eastern League playoffs ...

Sports On TV (9/11/18)

Tuesday, Sept. 11 MLB BASEBALL 8 p.m. MLB — Regional coverage, Milwaukee at Chicago Cubs OR Pittburgh at St. Louis SOCCER 2:30 p.m. ESPN2 — UEFA Nations League, Spain vs. Croatia, at Elche, Spain 8:30 p.m. ESPN — Men, International friendly, United States vs. Mexico, at ...

Sports Transactions (9/11/18)

Monday’s BASEBALL American League CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Assigned RHP Tyler Danish outright to Charlotte (IL). Reinstated 1B Jose Abreu from the 10-day DL. DETROIT TIGERS — Transferred RHP Artie Lewicki to the 60-day DL. KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Reinstated RHP Ian Kennedy from the 10-day ...

Powell: Bald Eagle Area is looking at a potential undefeated season

By ANDREW POWELL apowell@lockhaven.com WINGATE -- After the three performances that Bald Eagle Area has put up to have them at 3-0 this season, Wingate has to be rockin'. I mean, seriously, it's been blowout after blowout after blowout. Their wins have came by outscoring opponents by an ...

No. 11 Penn State dismantles rival Pittsburgh, 51-6

By Cory Giger For The Express PITTSBURGH — A lot of people waited a long time for the return of the Penn State-Pitt rivalry. But after the humiliating debacle that unfolded Saturday night, the ending of this series renewal might not come quickly enough for many fans. The Nittany Lions ...

LHU football falls to Clarion, 30-21 at home

By SAM KUPERMAN For The Express Two young rebuilding PSAC teams met Saturday afternoon on a rainy day at Hubert Jack Stadium. The collective youth showed with a combined 13 turnovers and 14 penalties between Clarion and Lock Haven, with the Golden Eagles of Clarion coming up with a 30-21 ...

LHU Men’s Soccer drops hard fought game to NYIT

FROM STAFF REPORTS LOCK HAVEN, Pa. - The Lock Haven University men’s soccer team (1-2-1) was unable to shake off an early goal and was edged out by the New York Institute of Technology (3-0), 1-0. Lock Haven had a slight 11-10 advantage in shots over NYIT, but was unable to find the ...

Cleveland Browns don’t lose, tie Pittsburgh Steelers 21-21 in sloppy game

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND— Well, the Browns didn’t lose. Cleveland ended its 17-game losing streak on Sunday with a 21-21 tie against the Pittsburgh Steelers, but the Browns missed a chance at their first victory since 2016 when kicker Zane Gonzalez’s 43-yard ...

LHU Women’s Soccer knocks off Edinboro

FROM STAFF REPORTS LOCK HAVEN, Pa. - The Lock Haven University women’s soccer team (2-1, 2-1 PSAC) used an early goal just 13 seconds into the match to fuel the Bald Eagles passed Edinboro University (1-3, 0-3 PSAC) 3-1 Saturday at the Stern Athletic Complex to move to 2-1 on the season ...

Powell: Hey, Pittsburgh, give Le’Veon Bell his money. Or else.

Hey, you, give Le’Veon Bell his money. I’m of course talking about the Pittsburgh Steelers. If you haven’t been following, the Steelers and Le’Veon Bell have a disagreement on what Bell’s salary should be — his contract runs out, again, in March. With Bell not getting his money ...

Next Level: Information sought for local athletes

The Lock Haven Express will once again be publishing a weekly feature titled, Next Level. The purpose of this piece is to report on and highlight the progress and accomplishments of student-athletes from local high schools who are currently participating in a sport(s) at the collegiate ...

LHU Field Hockey edged out against local rival-Bucknell

LEWISBURG – The Lock Haven University field hockey team (3-2) was edged 3-2 today on the road at local-rival Bucknell University (3-2). The Bison scored in the final minutes, which proved to be the deciding factor in thrilling non-conference match between the two local rivals. Today’s ...

Penn State Men’s Golf opens fall at Rod Myers Invitational

UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State men’s golf will open the fall portion of its 2018-19 season at the Rod Myers Invitational this weekend, competing Saturday-Sunday, Sept. 8-9 at the Duke University Golf Club course. The 13-team field includes host institution and 18th-ranked Duke, along with two ...

PSU Women’s Golf begins 2018 season at the Cougar Classic

HANAHAN, S.C. – The Penn State women’s golf team will begin its 2018 fall schedule with a trip to South Carolina to participate in the 15th edition of the Cougar Classic hosted by the College of Charleston at historic Yeamans Hall Club. The three-day tournament begins on Sunday, September ...