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CM Swimming: Girls win, boys fall in meet versus Central Columbia

By KENNY VARNER For The Express LOCK HAVEN - It was a Senior Night success for the Central Mountain girls swim team as they honored their four seniors with a hard-fought victory. Being honored on the night were Le’Na LeTous, Derek Hughes, MiKayla Rich and Nate Laubscher. A spirited ...

CM girls basketball falls to Danville, 53-31

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Central Mountain girls basketball dropped its away contest against the Danville Ironmen. 53-31. The game was tied 10-10 after the first quarter, but Central Mountain was outscored 43-21 for the remainder of the game. Ball security hampered CM all evening as ...

Penns Valley girls basketball defeats Philipsburg-Osceola, 66-28

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Penns Valley girls basketball team defeated Philipsburg-Osceola, 66-28. Hannah Montminy scored a game-high 17 points. Katie Martell scored 13 points and Katie Romig added 13 points. Kailen Winkelblech had eight, Lydia Collison and Leah Beben each added six, ...

Penns Valley girls basketball defeats Philipsburg-Osceola, 66-28

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Penns Valley girls basketball team defeated Philipsburg-Osceola, 66-28. Hannah Montminy scored a game-high 17 points. Katie Martell scored 13 points and Katie Romig added 13 points. Kailen Winkelblech had eight, Lydia Collison and Leah Beben each added six, ...

Crosby collects 4 points in return, Penguins rip Wild 7-3

By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH — Sidney Crosby watched the Pittsburgh Penguins thrive in his absence. The longtime captain pledged he would simply focus on doing his part to keep the Penguins rolling in his return from a two-month layoff. Crosby held up his end of the ...

CM Wildcats fall 41-22 in home-dual meet versus State College

By BILL ALBRIGHT Express Sports Writer MILL HALL -- For the Central Mountain wrestling team, the tough dual meet opponents just keep coming along. Last week it was Mifflin County, then to the Dallastown Duals for the likes of Cumberland Valley, Emmaus and Penn Manor over the ...

CM Weekly Review: Winning limited for Wildcats during the week

By SHAREIK FLOWERS sflowers@lockhaven.com Inclement weather postponed events during the early portion of Central Mountain's schedule last week, but despite the wintry mix each sports club was able to return to their respective sport and log in at least one event. Let's begin this week's ...

Nate Ewing’s 33 points leads Bulldogs past Wildcats, 67-52

By AARON JAMES ajames@lockhaven.com Nate Ewing continued raining terror on area opponents Friday night when the Bulldogs took home a rivalry win against host Central Mountain, 67-52. The area scoring leader erupted for 33 points as he led his team to a road win to remain in the driver’s ...

Boys Basketball: Bucktail Bucks drop home contest to Muncy, 52-45

By KEVIN RAUCH For The Express FARWELL- It was an old fashioned Friday night physical matchup yesterday at the Dale Florey Gymnasium, as the Bucks hosted Muncy in front of a packed audience that cheered the entire game that last nearly an hour and a half and provided dozens of plays that ...

Bellefonte Lady Raider defense stymies Bald Eagle Area, 34-25, at home

By CHRIS MORELLI cmorelli@lockhaven.com BELLEFONTE -- The Bellefonte and Bald Eagle Area girls’ basketball teams hooked up in the good ol’ Backyard Brawl on Friday night at Bellefonte Area High School. And defense was the name of the game. In a slugfest that featured a whole lot of ...

All-Star Bell gets raise to $4.8 million from Pirates

By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Pirates first baseman Josh Bell’s breakout season earned him a hefty pay bump going into 2020. Bell will make $4.8 million this season after agreeing to a deal ahead of Friday’s arbitration deadline. The 27-year-old hit .277 ...

Bald Eagle Area Eagles fly past Bellefonte Red Raiders, 53-43

By KENNY VARNER For The Express WINGATE -Friday night was another reason for loving rivalry games. The Bald Eagle boys basketball team hosted Bellefonte Friday night and the two showed what a real-rivalry game should be. It was a flat out heart stopping, nail biting and physical ...

Bellefonte Red Raiders edge Brookville in overtime fashion, 52-48

By KENNY VARNER For The Express BELLEFONTE - This was one was not for the faint of heart. The Bellefonte basketball team rallied back from an early third quarter 10-point deficit to force an overtime period against Brookville. In overtime, sharpshooters Ben McCartney and Mason Grey hit ...

LHU Women’s: Bald Eagles romp over Mansfield Mountaineers

By BILL ALBRIGHT Express Sports Writer LOCK HAVEN -- Coming back home following a short road trip, the Lock Haven women's basketball team was hoping to stop the bleeding. After winning seven of its first 10 games, the Bald Eagles dropped back-to-back road games to IUP and Kutztown after ...

Central Mountain wrestling stumbles in 37-18 loss to Mifflin County

By BILL ALBRIGHT Express Sports Writer MILL HALL -- Regardless of how you look at the dual meet when Mifflin County and Central Mountain lock horns in the regular season dual meet, you can be sure that somewhere both teams have the matchup circled on their calendar. In many recent years, ...

Tom Elling’s Wrestling mat-ters:Wildcats host Mifflin County Huskies tonight

Central Mountain's (5-0) big dual meet with Mifflin County (4-0) was postponed from Tuesday until tonight at Mill Hall. The impending snow storm was the reasoning. By all counts, it should be a good dual meet. Both teams have shown some brilliance. Mifflin County had a strong showing at the ...

LHU Men’s: Bald Eagles fly past Mountaineers

By BILL ALBRIGHT Express Sports Writer LOCK HAVEN -- Close losses are nothing new to the Lock Haven University men's basketball team. Coming off a 77-73 loss to Kutztown the last time out, a game that saw LHU holding the lead with six minutes left before the Golden Bears took control of ...

Bellefonte rolls over Penns Valley 60-17

By: KENNY VARNER For The Express SPRING MILLS - Despite the cold and snowy weather outside, the Bellefonte wrestling team heated up the mats Tuesday nights as they topped a feisty Penns Valley team 60-17 in Mountain League action. The Red Raiders rolled up seven pins en route to the ...