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Andrew Powell’s Week 3 High School Football Analysis and Predictions

This week’s edition of Andrew Powell’s High School Football Analysis and Predictions is published earlier than normally scheduled due to Bucktail’s Wednesday night game against Nativity BVM. There were a few surprises last week — other games, not so much. Central Mountain, after ...

Lock Haven University Baseball welcomes new recruiting class

LOCK HAVEN — With the start of a new semester the LHU baseball team welcomes to campus its new recruiting class. LHU head Coach Heath Stover and assistant coach Nate Frantz were very excited about the promise showed by the new players. Stover emphasized the depth and versatility the new ...

Lock Haven University Coaches’ Show returns for the 2018 season

MILL HALL — The 2018-19 edition of the LHU Coaches’ Show, presented by the Bear Country Sports Network, made its fall debut on Tuesday, live from Haywood’s on the Green in Mill Hall, Pennsylvania. The LHU coaches’ show is part of the Bald Eagles partnership with flagship radio ...

Aftershock Softball teams to hold tryouts

LOCK HAVEN — Tryouts for the Aftershock 03 and Aftershock 04 Fast-Pitch Softball teams will take place on Saturday, September 15 at 6:00 PM and Sunday, September 16 at 1:00 PM. They will happen at the Woolrich Little League Field at 942 Park Ave. in Lock Haven. Aftershock recommends that ...

Lock Haven Athletics unveils new auction site

LOCK HAVEN — The Lock Haven University Department of Athletics has unveiled a new fundraising initiative. The LHU Athletics Auctions website is now live. “I’m excited to announce our new online auction,” said Dr. Tom Gioglio, LHU Director of Athletics. “As a department we have a ...

LHU’s Tamia Roach named A-10 Player of the Week

LOCK HAVEN — Senior-midfielder Tamia Roach (Petit Valley, Trinidad and Tobago/St. Joseph’s Convent Port-of-Spain) of the Lock Haven University field hockey team has been named this week’s Atlantic 10 Conference (A-10) Co-Player of the Week. Roach, who led Lock Haven to a pair of home ...

Lock Haven’s Nealon earns PSAC Central AOTW

LOCK HAVEN – Junior setter Kristen Nealon (Horsham, Pa./Archbishop Wood) of the Lock Haven University volleyball team has been named this week’s Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Central Division Athlete of the Week by the conference office. Nealon was a jack of all trades for ...

Weekly Press Conference: PSU Football Head Coach James Franklin (Pittsburgh)

JAMES FRANKLIN: First of all, appreciate everybody coming out to cover us. Had a good Sunday of corrections, good Monday day-off, had a bunch of guys coming in on their own, watching the film, which was great. And not only obviously from App State, but also to get a head start on Pitt. So feel ...

Sports On TV (9/5/18)

Wednesday, Sept. 5 BEACH VOLLEYBALL 7 p.m. NBCSN — AVP Pro Tour: Gold Series, The Championships, finals, at Chicago (taped) CYCLING 1 p.m. NBCSN — Vuelta a EspaÒa, Stage 11, from Mombuey to the Ribeira Sacra area in Luintra, Spain (same-day tape) GOLF 9 p.m. GOLF — ...

Sports Transactions (9/4/18)

Tuesday’s BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX — Reinstated 3B Rafael Devers from the 10-day DL. Selected the contract of INF Brandon Phillips from Pawtucket (IL). MINNESOTA TWINS — Selected the contract of SS Gregorio Petit from Rochester (IL). Recalled RHPs Chase De Jong and ...

Logan Fischer named PSU Equipment Manager

UNIVERSITY PARK – Head Coach Jeff Kampersal and the Penn State women’s ice hockey team have announced the addition of equipment manager Logan Fischer for the 2018-19 season. Fischer joins the Nittany Lions after working various events with USA Hockey since 2015, including his role as the ...

Anna Simon named B1G Freshman of the Week

UNIVERSITY PARK – True freshman Anna Simon (Hanau, Germany) has been named Big Ten Freshman of the Week for the week ending Sept. 2, 2018. The honor for the Nittany Lion defender is Penn State’s second Big Ten weekly award of the young season. Simon scored her first collegiate goals to ...

On This Date In Sports (September 5)

Sept. 5 1922 — The U.S. beats Australia 4-1 to capture the Davis Cup for the third straight year. 1938 — Don Budge leads the U.S. to a 3-2 victory over Australia in the Davis Cup final at Philadelphia. Budge beats Adrian Quist of Australia 8-6, 6-1, 6-2 to wrap up the title. 1949 — ...

Fifth-ranked PSU Nittany Lions Field Hockey team set for three-game week

THIS WEEK’S ACTION No. 6 Penn State (2-0, 0-0 B1G) Penn State Head Coach: Char Morett-Curtiss On Tuesday (last night) vs. No. 10 Princeton (1-1) 9/4/18 - 7:30 p.m. Princeton Head Coach: Marybeth Freeman All-Time Series w/ Princeton: Penn State leads 27-10-0 Last Meeting: W, ...

Penn State’s Miles Sanders lands on Sports Illustrated’s cover

As Penn State prepares to take on Pittsburgh in prime time Saturday night at Heinz Field, it is receiving some national attention. Junior running back Miles Sanders is on the cover of Sports Illustrated, and the Lions are the focus of a center piece story written by lead college football ...

Despite win, PSU Football falls in both Coaches Poll and AP Top 25

Despite beating Appalachian State 45-38 in overtime, Penn State dropped in both the USA Today Coaches Poll and Associated Press top-25 rankings entering a Week 2 visit to Pittsburgh. In the Coaches Poll, in which head coach James Franklin votes, the Lions fell from No. 9 to No. 10 as Auburn, ...

Which Steelers are injured going against Cleveland?

PITTSBURGH — Mike Tomlin is giving his team a clean bill of health to open the season. This is all, as always, relative. Vance McDonald, Morgan Burnett, Mike Hilton and Xavier Grimble all struggled with injuries at the end of the preseason. And no NFL team is unscathed once it starts ...

Philadelphia Eagles name five team captains altogether

PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Eagles announced five team captains Tuesday afternoon. Quarterback Carson Wentz, center Jason Kelce, defensive tackle Fletcher Cox, safety Malcolm Jenkins and linebacker Kamu Grugier-Hill will serve in the role for the 2018 season. The five players will wear ...