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LHU XC: Central Mountain grad Moyer & Kiser make NCAA Championship debut

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Competing at the 2019 NCAA Division II Cross Country Championships today in Sacramento, California, the dynamic - Lock Haven University women's cross country - duo of Laurel Moyer (Lock Haven, Pa./Central Mountain) and Cadie Kiser (Chambersburg, Pa./Chambersburg) closed the ...

PSU: Gallant effort starts with backup Levis

By NEIL RUDEL For The Express COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Penn State left its heart on the Ohio Stadium turf Saturday, gamely fighting back from a three-touchdown deficit, and at the heart of that fight was its backup quarterback. Will Levis was outstanding. In fact, it's difficult to remember a ...

PSU: QB Sean Clifford injured during second half

By MAX JORDAN For The Express Sean Clifford’s day in Columbus ended abruptly in the third quarter with an injury after taking a hit from linebacker Malik Harrison. After a wild snap, Clifford scooped up the bouncing ball and was able to get it off to Nick Bowers for a completion, ...

LHU women’s bounces back with victory over Slippery Rock

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. – The LHU women's basketball team (3-3, 1-1 PSAC) topped Slippery Rock University (2-4, 0-2 PSAC) 76-60 in Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) play on Sunday afternoon at Morrow Field House in Slippery Rock. Lock Haven came out hard in the first quarter, taking a ...

LHU: Men’s Basketball falls on the road to Slippery Rock

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. – The LHU men's basketball team (3-2, 0-2 PSAC) found themselves in another tight match in Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) play against Slippery Rock (3-3, 1-1 PSAC). The game came down to the final possessions as Slippery Rock hit two free throws with seven ...

CM Middle School girls basketball: Wildcats win on road against Williamsport

The Central Mountain Wildcat basketball team avenged an early-season loss by winning on the road at Williamsport Middle School. Another solid-defensive effort resulted in a 33-27 victory. Ava Renninger led all scorers with 29 points including two three-pointers. The ‘Cats now sport a 7-1 ...

Bald Eagle Area defeats Sharon 21-20 to reach Semifinals

By: STAFF REPORTS CLARION-- Bald Eagle Area used a bend but don't break defense while coming up with a pair of big plays on offense and on special teams which all added up to a 21-20 victory over Sharon on Friday evenings PIAA quarterfinal round matchup at Clarion University. With the ...

Following a thrilling OT victory, BEA faces next test versus Sharon

By SHAREIK FLOWERS sflowers@lockhaven.com WINGATE- The Eagles have a State Quarterfinal rematch with Sharon tonight, and boy did they earn it after last week's heroics. The Eagles slipped into a 14-0 hole entering halftime as their missed opportunities against Bedford began piling up. The ...

State playoff showdown: Pottsville vs Jersey Shore

By: CHRIS MASSE Cmasse@sungazette.com Location: Danville, 7 p.m. (tonight) Pottsville road to quarterfinals: In District 3-11 tournament, defeated Wilson, 42-20; Bethlehem Catholic, 18-13; and Allentown Central Catholic, 34-7. Pottsville PPG-40.1, YPG-382.2; PPA-14.9, ...

Zane Probst commits to Seton Hall for baseball

By SHAREIK FLOWERS sflowers@lockhaven.com MILL HALL- Zane Probst has terrorized opponents during his term as Central Mountain's top pitcher. Probst has fanned 61 batters and relegated hitters to an embarrassingly .175 batting average just 50 innings into his career. He'll take his talent ...

PSU football out for redemption

By Cory Giger cgiger@altoonamirror.com James Franklin doesn't regret saying it. However, a year later, after setting the bar extremely high with a single word and having that word used against him on many occasions by many people, Franklin does acknowledge that he could have approached ...

Nittany Lions prepped for top 10 battle

By ANDY ELDER UNIVERSITY PARK - When No. 1 Penn State visits No. 10 Arizona State on Friday night, it will be a homecoming for sophomore 133-pounder Roman Bravo-Young. Of all the things Bravo-Young misses from his home in Tucson, just 90 minutes away from the Sun Devils' Tempe campus, ...

PSU: Death threats to quarterback Sean Clifford are appalling

By CORY GIGER For The Express We live in sad times, and there are reminders of that every single day. Now, I could go any one of 100 different directions with that setup. In this case, I'm going to stick to sports. Penn State football, specifically, and the troubling news that came ...

Jersey Shore defense leading the Bulldogs’ playoff push

By CHRIS MASSE For The Express They do not resemble the most intimidating bunch. When they take the field, Jersey Shore's defenders do not look like body builders or future college stars. But those first looks are deceiving. These players are tough. And tenacious. And smart. And they hit ...

Bellefonte: 19 athletes named League All Stars

FROM STAFF REPORTS Nineteen Bellefonte High School athletes were recently named Mountain League All Stars in their respective sports. FOOTBALL CJ Funk was named a first team All-League running back after another dominant year. Funk led the Red Raiders with 1,448 rushing yards and 14 ...

BEA: 14 athletes named League All Stars

FROM STAFF REPORTS Fourteen Bald Eagle Area High School athletes were recently named Mountain League All Stars in their respective sports. FOOTBALL Jaden Jones was named the second team quarterback. Jones has been sensational under center this season, completing 120-of-219 passes this ...

21 Penns Valley athletes named Mountain League All Stars

FROM STAFF REPORTS Twenty one Penns Valley High School athletes were named Mountain League All Stars in their respective sports. FOOTBALL Aaron Tobias was named first-team quarterback, and the kid deserved it. Tobias passed or 3,534 yards and 54 touchdowns (not a typo). Tobias threw for ...

Tomlin: Brawl vs. Browns “ugly for the game of football”

By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH — Steelers coach Mike Tomlin accepted his team’s role in the now-infamous fight last Thursday night that ended with Cleveland defensive end Myles Garrett hitting Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph in the head with Rudolph’s own helmet. Just ...