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PSU Women’s Tennis dominates day one of Hokie Fall Invite

BLACKSBURG, Va. — The Penn State women’s tennis team completed day one at the Hokie Fall Invite. Today, two rounds of doubles took place and one round of singles, with seven Nittany Lions advancing in the main singles draw. In doubles, the pairings for Penn State were Gabby O’Gorman ...

LHU Volleyball drops match on road at Millersville, 3-0

MILLERSVILLE — The Lock Haven University volleyball team (5-9, 0-5 PSAC) fell on the road to Millersville University (8-6, 3-2 PSAC), 3-0 (25-19, 25-17, 25-23) in Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) action Friday night in Millersville. The Bald Eagle offense was led by Gabrielle ...

Altoona Curve announces partnership with 12-10

ALTOONA — The Altoona Curve have partnered with 12-10 Production Company and MotionRocket to enrich the fan experience at Peoples Natural Gas Field and beyond, the club announced on Monday, through expanded in-stadium production content, improved video board promotions, game coverage, social ...

One of PA’s hottest prospects visiting Penn State University this weekend

The recruit who might be the hottest heading into this weekend’s big Ohio State-Penn State showdown has a name Nittany Lions’ fans know well. Rucci. Todd Rucci is a former Penn State, turned New England Patriots offensive lineman, and a season ticket holder. His son, Warwick sophomore ...

Top player Keaton Ellis hopes to be PSU’s top recruiter

Keaton Ellis might be the best football player in Pennsylvania. Recruiting website 247Sports recently bumped him to the top spot in its state rankings for the Class of 2019. PennLive has him seventh in its rankings for the class, and he could move up when those are updated. But throw the ...

Altoona Curve nominated for Charles K. Murphy Patriot Award

ALTOONA — Professional Baseball for the Charles K. Murphy Patriot Award, the league announced on Wednesday morning. The Charles K. Murphy Patriot Award is presented to a club or individual employed by a club for outstanding support of and engagement with the United States Armed Forces and ...

No. 7 PSU Field Hockey takes down No. 17 Rutgers for B1G road win

UNIVERSITY PARK — The Penn State Nittany field hockey team (7-3, 3-1B1G), ranked No. 7 in the latest NFHCA Coaches Poll, held on for an important Big Ten road win at No. 17 Rutgers (7-3, 1-3 B1G) in a key match-up Friday in Piscataway, N.J. Penn State opened up a 2-0 lead after one half of ...

Sports On TV This Weekend (9/29-9/30)

Saturday, Sept. 29 AUTO RACING 7:55 a.m. ESPN2 — Formula One, VTB Russian Grand Prix, qualifying, at Sochi, Russia Noon CNBC — NASCAR, Xfinity Series, Drive for the Cure 200, qualifying, at Concord, N.C. 3 p.m. NBCSN — NASCAR, Xfinity Series, Drive for the Cure 200, at ...

Friday’s Sports Transactions (9/28)

Friday’s BASEBALL National League CHICAGO CUBS — Activated C Bobby Wilson from the 10-day DL. FOOTBALL National Football League CINCINNATI BENGALS — Waived HB Tra Carson from the reserve/injured list with an injury settlement. INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Promoted TE Mo Alie-Cox, ...

Central Mountain Football drops to 0-6 after road loss to Shikellamy, 13-3

SUNBURY — Central Mountain’s offense was invisible from the opening kickoff to the final whistle And for the fifth consecutive week, they threw up a dud and were limited to under seven points. Ultimately, the offensive line was bullied en route to a 13-3 defeat to the winless ...

Girls Soccer: Wildcats fall at home to Selinsgrove Seals, 6-0

By KENNY VARNER For The Express LOCK HAVEN - For the first twenty minutes of the first half, the quick-scoring Selinsgrove was held in check to a single score, which came from middle shooter Marley Sprenkel. However, in the final 2 1/2 minutes of the half, Sprenkel fond the goal two ...

Week 6 high school football analysis and predictions

By ANDREW POWELL apowell@lockhaven.com Last week's prediction record was 5-0 -- which means it was business as usual. WEEK 5 REVIEW: CLEARFIELD (49) DEFEATS CENTRAL MOUNTAIN (7): I actually had this game at 52-7 in favor of Clearfield, but they didn't completely cover the spread for ...

LHU Wrestling season unofficially kicks off with sold out golf tournament

By SAM KUPERMAN For The Express Last Friday at the Belles Springs Golf Course in Mill Hall, 32 foursomes of golfers enjoyed something that’s been a rarity in this rain-soaked month of September, a playable day of golf. The group, which consisted of Lock Haven University Wrestling ...

Sorry Not Sorry; Steelers and Ravens ready to renew rivalry

By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger and Terrell Suggs have spent well over a decade staring across the line of scrimmage, the longtime Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback and the relentless Baltimore Ravens linebacker both knowing they will meet multiple ...

CM football hopeful for first win against Shikellamy

By SHAREIK FLOWERS sflowers@lockhaven.com MILL HALL -- It's been a disappointing season for Central Mountain. And it's been a lackluster year for Shikellamy. Both teams enter Friday's matchup winless with a pile of lopsided losses on their resume. But even with the early-season ...

PSU Defensive line faces daunting task vs. Buckeyes

By CORY GIGER For The Express Untouched, unpressured and with all day to throw, J.T. Barrett humiliated Penn State’s defense late in the game last season by completing 16 passes in a row and leading Ohio State to a 39-38 come-from-behind victory. If the Nittany Lions fail to get any sort ...

PSU: Freshman on football team arrested

By CORY GIGER For The Express Penn State freshman offensive lineman Rasheed Walker recently was arrested for stealing a bicycle on campus and faces misdemeanor charges of taking and receiving stolen property. Walker, 18, reportedly stole the $150 bicycle on Sept. 11. The police report ...

POWELL’S PREDICTIONS: Week 4 NFL Football Game Picks

Chaos, again. WEEK 3 REVIEW: PITTSBURGH STEELERS (30) DEFEAT TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS (27): Ryan Fitzpatrick has been absolutely incredible in the early season, and he lit the Pittsburgh Steelers defense up again to have a great performance — a 400-yard performance. After Monday night’s 411 ...