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Keystone: 9-11 year olds split doubleheader

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FROM STAFF REPORTS The 9-11 year old Keystone All Stars split their twin bill Thursday versus Maryland and Massachusetts. Keystone won game 1, 7-4, versus Maryland before dropping the second to Massachusetts, 7-6 in extra innings. In the second game Keystone surrounded six runs in the ...

Rossman projected Week 1 starter at QB

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By SHAREIK FLOWERS sflowers@lockhaven.com WINGATE- Quarterbacks win football games. Quarterbacks win championships. Needless to say, an exceptional signal caller is critical toward any football team's success. Entering 2019 Bellefonte has unanswered questions at the position. Previous ...

Penns Valley offense hopes to explode under QB Tobias

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By SHAREIK FLOWERS sflowers@lockhaven.com WINGATE- Penns Valley's offense produced an absurd 416 points last season-- which averages out to 34.6 points per game. The climb in scoring resulted in one of Penn Valley's best seasons in recent memory. The Rams managed to compile a 14-36 record ...

Conforto, Vargas lead Mets over Pirates for 4th straight win

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By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK — Michael Conforto sparked New York’s offense with a two-run homer in a six-run first inning against Chris Archer, and the Mets held on to beat the reeling Pittsburgh Pirates 8-7 Sunday to match their longest winning streak this season at four ...

Local Auto Racing: Young gun Timmy Bittner getting it done

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FROM STAFF REPORTS Timmy Bittner, age 13, got his first 270 Micro win at his hometown track Clinton County Speedway July 19. Timmy has been racing since he was almost 5 years old. He’s dominated the go-karts with seven class championships and two overall track championships. He ...

Goldschmidt homers in 4th game in row, Cards top Pirates 6-3

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By WES CROSBY Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Paul Goldschmidt sure likes hitting in Pittsburgh. Goldschmidt homered in his career-high fourth straight game, powering the St. Louis Cardinals over the Pittsburgh 6-3 on Thursday. He drove in nine runs and had four of the Cardinals’ 12 ...

Keystone Juniors knocked out of states

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FROM STAFF REPORTS The Keystone Juniors lost early Thursday morning, 10-0, to the Exton All Stars. The loss eliminated Keystone from the State Tournament. Keystone recorded just a pair of hits as Braylen Corter led the game off with a single, and Levi Schlesinger added another single in ...

Steelers, coach Mike Tomlin agree to 1-year extension

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LATROBE, Pennsylvania (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers and coach Mike Tomlin have agreed on a one-year contract extension that will run through the 2021 season. The club announced the deal as players arrived at Saint Vincent College on Thursday for the start of Tomlin’s 13th training camp ...

One on one with CM alumni and Lycoming softballer Madison Brown

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BY SCOTT BAKER sbaker@lockhaven.com Central Mountain softball has had its share of success. Likewise Lycoming College has seen some good ball played as well over the years. A common denominator in some of that recent success has been McElhatten resident, Madison Brown. Brown is a ...

Keystone Intermediates eliminated from Eastern Regional

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FROM STAFF REPORTS The Keystone Intermediate squad fell to Connecticut, 11-10, in nine innings during early Sunday afternoon. The loss eliminated the Intermediates from the Eastern Regional Tournament. Brady Myers was Keystone’s starting pitcher. He allowed eight runs, scattered five ...

Fan walks to plate, Hoskins HR in 11th lifts Phils over Bucs

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By WES CROSBY Associated Press PITTSBURGH — A fan casually walked to home plate and approached Philadelphia hitter Brad Miller for a handshake before being apprehended, and the Phillies later beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1 Sunday on Rhys Hoskins’ home run in the 11th inning. Moments ...

Gridiron Prep: Wildcat summer program going strong

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By SCOTT BAKER sbaker@lockhsven.com MILL HALL- The secret is out. Yes, most people are well aware of the struggles that the Central Mountain football program has endured in terms of wins and losses in recent years. In fact, despite a number of outstanding players and games, as well ...

PSU Football: Franklin puts ‘elite’ comments in context

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From Mirror reports CHICAGO -- Penn State has made huge progress during James Franklin's tenure, and the coach can to point to many areas when discussing the strength of the program entering his sixth season. Still, some comments he made about not being elite following last year's ...

Keystone Juniors open sectionals with 15-13 win over Selinsgrove

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By BRETT R. CROSSLEY FOR THE EXPRESS LOCK HAVEN -Selinsgrove finally got out of the top of the fourth inning after Keystone took a 9-4 lead when dark clouds rolled in and forced a suspension Wednesday afternoon. The game was finished Thursday as Keystone eventually held on for a 15-13 ...

Keystone Junior Baseball Postponed

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FROM STAFF REPORTS LOCK HAVEN- The Keystone Juniors' opening sectional round game versus Selinsgrove was suspended due to inclement weather. Keystone led, 9-4, entering the bottom of the fourth inning prior to the severe rain. Entering the fourth the game was tied 4-4, but Keystone produced ...

CM alumni Alex Garbrick reveals future baseball plans

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By SCOTT BAKER sbaker@lockhaven.com Many youngsters dream of one day playing under the bright lights at a big league baseball stadium. Sadly though, most never realize such a dream. Many things must happen for it to occur. Talent, opportunity, performance and other intangibles must ...

Correction: Keystone Juniors to play today in Lock Haven

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Fromm Staff reports The Keystone Juniors begin the section 3 tournament today, July 17, at Lock Haven University's baseball field, 193 Havenview Dr. Lock Haven. Today's sports edition of the Express incorrectly said the game would be played in Beech Creek. The Express Sports apologizes for ...