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LHU: Farley, Robb named DI Scholars of Distinction

GILBERT, Ariz. - Seniors MacKenzie Farley and Emily Robb of the Lock Haven University field hockey team have been named 2019 Zag Field Hockey/National Field Hockey Coaches' Association (NFHCA) Division I Scholars of Distinction. Robb is now a four-time winner (2016-19) and Farley has won the ...

PIAA provides update on spring sports season

By SHAREIK FLOWERS sflowers@lockhaven.com The PIAA issued an update Monday on the status of the spring sports season-- and fans will have an increased-wait time as the season has been delayed again. The PIAA elected to delay the Winter Championships and springs sports season by two weeks, ...

The Express names its 2019-2020 boy’s basketball All-Star Team

By THE EXPRESS The high school basketball season came to an unfortunate early end due to the global COVID-19 virus outbreak but not before gracing us with some incredible area basketball over the course of the winter months. Area teams were aplenty in playoff action, while giving us some ...

Jersey Shore alumni named Clarion Women’s Soccer Head Coach

By JON GERARDI jgerardi@sungazette.com When Alexa Ream announced that she was going to be the new coach for the women's soccer program at Clarion University, she started getting tons of congratulatory texts and messages. And among those includes her former club coaches. They texted Ream ...

Tucker anticipates long MLB wait

By Cory Giger cgiger@altoonamirror.com Cole Tucker is a regular guy, as much of a regular guy as a Major League Baseball player can be, really. As Curve fans saw during his time with the team in 2017 and '18, and as Pirates fans saw from the MLB rookie last year, Tucker is a good talker ...

Steelers place LB Shazier on reserve/retired list

By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH — Ryan Shazier’s NFL career is over. For now at least. The Pittsburgh Steelers placed the inside linebacker on the reserved/retired list on Tuesday. Shazier spent the last two seasons on the Physically Unable to Perform list while recovering ...

Scott Baker’s Walkin’ The Sidelines: March Sadness

March is an exciting time of year for amateur athletes and fans...state playoffs and tournaments, NCAA wrestling tournaments and championships and March Madness. Oh yes, March Madness. Actually because of all the hardware that gets handed out at the high school and national levels this ...

Local Auto Racing Round Up

By: JAMIE BIRD For the Express It was another great weekend for racing at the local dirt tracks. Neither the chilly temperatures or the threat of Coronavirus could stop Lance Dewease at Port or Alan Krimes at Lincoln or the opening day at Williams Grove where an Outlaw invader, Carson ...

LHU: Brackets revealed for 2020 NCAA Wrestling Championships

By SAM KUPERMAN For The Express Lock Haven University wrestling will fly out five of its athletes to Minneapolis next week as the Bald Eagles try to make another big push at nationals. LHU’s Luke Werner (125 pounds), DJ Fehlman (133), Kyle Shoop (141), and Jared Siegrist (174) all ...

Tom Elling’s Wrestling Mat-ters: State Wrestling Round Up

Another PIAA wrestling season has been completed. And like every season and life itself, there were ups and downs. Our Central PA area can certainly look to a lot of positives. Probably the top story is BEA's Gage McClenahan recovered from a football injury that kept him out of the lineup ...

PSU gets first-round opponents for Wrestling Championships

By ANDY ELDER For The Express The NCAA announced the brackets and pairings for the 2020 NCAA Div. I Wrestling Championships on Wednesday night, but those matchups will be seen in person by very few fans. Just hours before the brackets started to be announced at 6 p.m., the NCAA made the ...

LHU places 10 on NFHCA National Academic Squad

GILBERT, Ariz. – Ten members of the Lock Haven University field hockey team have earned a spot on the 2019 Zag/National Field Hockey Coaches' Association (NFHCA) Division I National Academic Squad, including seniors MacKenzie Farley, Emily Robb and Katie Supey, who all became four-year ...

Long ball lifts LHU, Haven splits on Day 2

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. – The Lock Haven University softball team split on Day 2 action in Florida. The Bald Eagles opened the day with a 6-2 loss to Malone, before earning a come-from-behind 3-2 win over Fairmont State, thanks to an offensive eruption that was sparked by two home runs in the ...

Steelers-Cowboys in Hall of Fame game, honor former coaches

CANTON, Ohio — The Pittsburgh Steelers and Dallas Cowboys will play in the Hall of Fame Game to honor their former coaches, Bill Cowher and Jimmy Johnson, who will be inducted this summer. The game opens the preseason schedule on Aug. 6, with Cowher and Johnson entering the hall two days ...

Pirates 3B prospect impressing as callup nears

By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer BRADENTON, Fla. — Ke’Bryan Hayes thought the call might come last September with the Pittsburgh Pirates in a free fall. It didn’t and, yeah, it bothered the third base prospect more than a little. “I just used it as motivation for this offseason ...