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Freiermuth at peace with his decision at Penn State

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STATE COLLEGE — Pat Freiermuth chuckled when asked by the media where the opting out rumors came from in early September. The junior tight end’s reaction was a visible representation of how he has dealt with the situation and what his focus has always been about. Freiermuth went on ...

Local roundup: Martell helps lift PV girls soccer to a win

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Penns Valley beat Huntingdon in girls soccer, 2-1, as Katie Martell scored a goal early in the second half to seal it. “We started out well but then lost our way a bit and were unfortunate to go down on a somewhat questionable free kick. We made an adjustment and the girls started to settle ...

Bulldogs blank Selinsgrove, 33-0, to improve to 4-0 in football

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Jersey Shore started off slow, but eventually ran away with a 33-0 victory at district foe Selinsgrove on Friday night. The Bulldogs pitched their second shutout of the season, and utilized a 21-point second quarter to pull ahead of the Seals for good. “I was really impressed with our ...

Central Mountain wins big over Milton, 49-6, in football

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MILL HALL - Central Mountain was solid in all three phases of the game in the team's 49-6 victory over Milton on Friday night, dominating the Black Panthers on offense, defense, and special teams. Central Mountain used a 21-point first quarter to get out to a fast lead over Milton. The ...

Local roundup: Clearfield defeats Penns Valley in girls soccer

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Clearfield defeated Penns Valley, 3-0, in girls soccer. Ellie Smith scored twice and Amanda Hazel added a goal. Kylie Auman had 12 saves for Penns Valley. “Tonight was the unfortunate combination of our group not playing to their best and facing a strong Clearfield group that played ...

CM seniors honored prior to final-match win

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MILL HALL — Central Mountain girls tennis earned its seventh consecutive victory to move to 12-1 on the season after beating Shikellamy on Wednesday, 5-0, at the Gibson family tennis center. The Wildcats’ victory came on the day of the team’s senior day, when Central Mountain honored ...

Cornelius’ late PK lifts Bulldogs over Wildcats

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MILL HALL—The last six meetings between Central Mountain and Jersey Shore were decided by a goal or less. The mid-season match between the two in the rain at Malinak Stadium on Tuesday night was no different as Jersey Shore won, 2-1. Junior Connor Cornelius’ goal for the Bulldogs at 71 ...

Franklin announces All-American linebacker won’t return to PSU

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Penn State is officially moving on without Micah Parsons. James Franklin confirmed the expected Wednesday saying Parsons is preparing for the 2021 NFL Draft in California and would not be returning to the Nittany Lions. The All-American linebacker opted out of Penn State’s season in ...

Auto racing roundup: Macri wins 410 sprint car race

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Saturday night was the 38th annual Jim Nace Memorial/Selinsgrove National Open for 410 sprint cars, and the young gun —Anthony Macri of Dillsbug — picked up the biggest race of his sprint car career. It was his second career win at the speedway. Macri started out the night by setting a new ...

Local roundup: McHenry’s 2 goals helps BEA girls win

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Falen McHenry scored twice and had an assist as Bald Eagle Area defeated Juniata, 3-0, in girls soccer. Angelina Grieb and Mackenzie Vozniak split time in goal for BEA and both recorded five saves. “The girls moved the ball very well tonight and controlled possession. I was hapy with how ...

Bucktail’s offense struggles in loss to Northwest

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Northwest visited Dwyer Memorial Field in Farwell on Friday and defeated Bucktail, 42-6. The Bucks had plenty of opportunities to make it a competitive game in the first half. Whereas the Bucks always come out milking down the play clock to try and keep time of possession in their favor, the ...

Bucktail falls at home to a solid Northwest team, 42-6

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Northwest visited Dwyer Memorial Field in Farwell on Friday and defeated Bucktail, 42-6. The Bucks showed plenty of opportunity to make it a competitive game in the first half. Whereas the Bucks always come out milking down the play clock to try and keep time of possession in their favor, the ...

Two undefeated teams in CM, Jersey Shore battle in Week 3 tonight

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The age-old question of what happens when an unstoppable force meets an immovable object could be answered in tonight’s Week 3 showdown between Central Mountain and Jersey Shore Jersey Shore’s offense — the unstoppable force — is a unit that has scored 97 points in two games and has ...