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CM grad Garbrick transfers to USC-Upstate

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Central Mountain graduate Alex Garbrick is transferring from Morehead State University, where he was a pitcher on the Eagles’ baseball team. The right-hander who was the ace pitcher for Keystone Little League’s run to the 2011 Little League World Series, announced Monday he’ll play ...

Scott Baker on sports: Moms, thanks for being the real MVPs

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Tradition has long presented us with the image as well as reality of the father-son, father-daughter sports relationship. Yep, for many years, it has been dads who have been the coaches of their kid’s Little League, youth basketball, pee-wee football and youth soccer teams. Likewise, a very ...

NBCSN lets Penn State fans relive Nittany Lions’ biggest win

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With live sports on hold due to the coronavirus, many media outlets are digging into their archives to provide meaningful content and fill up newspaper pages and TV timeslots. Penn State fans got a treat the other night when NBC Sports Network replayed the Nittany Lions’ 14-10 victory ...

LHU hands out annual Talons

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The Lock Haven University Department of Athletics held its sixth annual Talons recently. This year, the Talons were held virtually on social media. Highlighting the night was the announcement of the 2019-20 Charlotte E. Smith and Bald Eagle award winners. Charlotte E. Smith Award Kayla ...

Weight reduction plan is sent to PIAA for high school wrestling

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The PIAA Wrestling Steering Committee approved a recommendation Wednesday to reduce the number of weight classes to 13, according to District 4 wrestling chairman Dave Campbell. A year ago, the steering committee volunteered to be a pilot program to reduce the number of weight classes from 14 ...

Penn State gets heralded recruits in football

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Penn State added four-star quarterback Christian Veilleux to its list of 2021 commitment class Wednesday afternoon. The Canada native, who will play his senior season of high school at The Bullis School in Maryland, is a 6-foot-3 inch quarterback and picked the Nittany Lions over a list of ...

Clinton Country Club to open Friday with restrictions for golf

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Clinton Country Club is opening Friday, weather permitting, with restrictions in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It will have hours of play from 8:30 a.m. through 3 p.m. every day with limited tee times every 15 minutes. “As further positive updates become available, we will ...

Walkin’ the sidelines: An appreciation for sports

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For those who enjoy sports, a whirlwind of activity is typically the norm. Commonly we run from one event to another, often times failing to enjoy what we just experienced. That statement can hold true for players, parents and fans in general. When we are not attending sporting events in ...

Crosscutters, Spikes join MiLB CommUNITY First

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The Williamsport Crosscutters and State College Spikes both announced they are joining MiLB CommUNITY First, a new national initiative developed by Minor League Baseball in conjunction with Feeding America, to raise funds for local food banks and to honor individuals risking their lives on the ...

Area grads achieving on next level academically, athletically

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There are numerous methods by which schools are deemed successful or poor. Far too many of those methods involve metrics that most can’t or don’t even care to understand. One method by which people evaluate the success of a school is by looking at the amount of students who go on to ...

NFHS announces minor changes to the rules

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The National Federation of High Schools announced several minor changes to high school wrestling rules Tuesday. Surprisingly, none of those changes included adjustments to either the number of weight classes or to the weight classes themselves. It was expected the NFHS would reduce the number ...