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Highs and Lows in PSU’s loss against Minnesota

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By NEIL RUDEL For The Express MINNEAPOLIS -- Following are the highlights and lowlights from Penn State's 31-26 loss to Minnesota on Saturday at TCF Bank Stadium: Play of the game: You can surely make a case for Sean Clifford's interception in the end zone by Jordan Howden, which sealed ...

Rudel: Lions do their part to aid Minny effort

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By NEIL RUDEL For The Express MINNEAPOLIS - The team that deserved to win here did. In handing the Nittany Lions their first loss of the season, 31-26, while remaining unbeaten itself, Minnesota was the better team Saturday afternoon at TCF Bank Stadium and certainly the more worthy of ...

PSU gets blowout 45-0 win over Navy

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By ANDY ELDER For the Express UNIVERSITY PARK — Luke Gardner, Creighton Edsell and Brody Teske know what it’s like to toil in anonymity in the Penn State wrestling room, grinding away while the starters get the attention and the acclaim. On Sunday in front of a Rec Hall sell-out ...

CMMS: Eighth grade girls basketball gets win over Jersey Shore

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FROM STAFF REPORTS The Central Mountain Middle School Lady Wildcats basketball team upped their record to 2-1 on Saturday with a solid victory over visiting Jersey Shore. Another strong, team-defensive effort held Jersey Shore to just three first half points leading to a 36-13 final ...

Red Raiders beat Bison again for District crown, 35-21

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By KENNY VARNER For The Express WINGATE - Two teams, one goal, but Both came in with extreme differences in offense. As two familiar rivals lined up to battle for the District 6 Class AAAA title game Friday, featuring Bellefonte and Clearfield. The Red Raiders went with their strong ...

Bulldogs drop Selinsgrove Seals, 33-14, in district title game

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By AARON JAMES For The Express JERSEY SHORE- The Jersey Shore Bulldogs took home another district crown with a 33-14 win over Selinsgrove. Head coach Tom Gravish has molded a district title into not only a goal, but a regular occurrence for the Bulldog program. With their second in as ...

5 keys to a Penn State victory against Minnesota

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By CORY GIGER For The Express Five things to look for as No. 4 Penn State looks to hold onto its spot in the College Football Playoff rankings in a key game at undefeated and surprising Minnesota. No. 1: Who’s for real? Is Penn State really the fourth-best team in the country? Are the ...

Home game: Donald leads Rams into showdown with Steelers

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By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH — Aaron Donald is losing his edge. Kind of. The Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle spent his team’s bye week back home in Pittsburgh working out in the facility at the University of Pittsburgh that bears his name . It was cold. Well, cold to a ...

Football: Penns Valley falls to Richland in district title game

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By KEVIN LANDIS For The Express Caleb Burke set a single-game program record with 250 receiving yards, and teammate Kellan Stahl passed for 309 yards, two touchdowns, and also notched a defensive score to lead the Richland Rams to a 49-21 victory over Penns Valley on Friday night in a ...

Nittany Lions land first ever College Football Playoff ranking

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By Cory Giger cgiger@altoonamirror.com Penn State is ranked in the top four of the College Football Playoff for the first time ever, landing in the No. 4 spot. The Nittany Lions are No. 5 in both the AP and coaches polls, so many may have assumed that's where they would be in the season's ...

BEA Volleyball dominates in state playoff opener

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By: SHAREIK FLOWERS Sflowers@Lockhaven.com BELLEFONTE- Bald Eagle Area continues to soar even as their level of competition begins to heat up in the postseason. On Saturday the Eagles needed all five sets to drop Central Cambria in the District Championship, but the team brought its broom ...

LHU: Bald Eagles sweep PSAC East Player of the Week Awards

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LOCK HAVEN, Pa. – Seniors Ivo Klaric (Vienna, Austria/University of Vienna) and Camden Cook (Rosedale, Md./ High Point) of the Lock Haven University men's soccer team were named this week's Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Eastern Division Athlete of the Week and Defensive ...

LHU: Orlandini named A-10 Defensive Player of the Week

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Goalkeeper Joaquina Orlandini (Concordia, Entre Rios, Argentina/San Antonio School) of the Lock Haven University field hockey team has been named the Atlantic 10 Conference (A-10) Defensive Player of the Week. Orlandini pitched back-to-back shutouts, as the Bald Eagles ...

Surging Steelers clear the air from ‘September stench’

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By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH — The franchise quarterback hasn’t taken a snap since the middle of Week 2 and has essentially become the highest-paid assistant coach in the NFL. The guy tasked with taking over left his third career start after getting knocked unconscious. The ...

PSU wrestling season quickly approaching

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By ANDY ELDER UNIVERSITY PARK — Building the Penn State wrestling schedule is always a challenge, but the 2019-20 season presented a whole other level of complexity. With nine of 14 competition dates dictated by the Big Ten Conference, how to structure six other dates is always a balancing ...

Girls Soccer: BEA Eagles fall in title game to Bedford, 3-0

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By Matt Michelone For the Express ALTOONA-î It’s hard enough to make it to the playoffs, let alone go the whole season undefeated. While the chances for a clean season are now out of the hands of the Bald Eagle Area girls soccer team following their 3-0 loss to No. 2 Bedford in the ...