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Bulldogs know Thomas Jefferson is a tough team to beat

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If Jersey Shore wishes to capture the PIAA Class AAAA championship Saturday over last year’s champion Thomas Jefferson, the Bulldogs will need to get out to a fast start offensively and force turnovers on the defensive side of the ball. The 10-0 Bulldogs are set to meet the 9-1 Jaguars on ...

Jersey Shore’s success means a lot to coach Tom Gravish

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When the time expired at the conclusion of Jersey Shore’s 39-35 victory over Lampeter-Strasburg on Friday night, it was nothing but smiles and joy coming from the Jersey Shore sideline. The Bulldogs, a team that had four wins from 2009-2012, had just punched their ticket to the PIAA Class ...

Jersey Shore’s Karter Peacock returned in state semis

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Fighting a hamstring issue since Week 2, Karter Peacock encountered more pain last week when he injured his elbow at practice. Still, Peacock knew that if he could walk he was playing come Friday. The reliable defensive tackle had missed the last seven games, but was not watching the biggest ...

James Franklin is still seeing effort from Nittany Lions

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The following are the highlights of James Franklin’s Tuesday press conference. MAIN STORYLINE The Nittany Lions are treading uncharted waters at 0-5 for the first time in program history. Penn State is the first team to begin a year with five straight losses after being ranked in the Top ...

7 Jersey Shore girls players named to HAC all-star team

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Jersey Shore had seven players receive HAC-1 all-star honors in girls soccer. The league released its all-star teams Monday. No Central Mountain players were honored. Devon Walker (forward), Rita Fisher (forward), Aubrey Sechrist (midfield), Madison Maihle (defense) and Elizabeth Fishel ...

Penn State notebook: Sargent was huge for Iowa vs. PSU

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STATE COLLEGE — Following are the highlights and lowlights from Penn State’s 41-21 loss to Iowa on Saturday at Beaver Stadium: PLAY OF THE GAME: On third-and-1 from the PSU 49 midway through the second quarter, Will Levis made an errant pitch to Keyvone Lee, who couldn’t hold it. Iowa ...

Big Ten unveils 2020-21 schedule in women’s basketball

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STATE COLLEGE — The Big Ten Conference unveiled the 2020-21 women’s basketball schedule Monday afternoon, which features 20 regular-season conference contests. Penn State tips off the 2020-21 season Wednesday with a 6 p.m. non-conference contest against Coppin State at the Bryce Jordan ...

Offensive line at head of Lions’ long list of issues

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STATE COLLEGE—If you can’t make a yard, you don’t deserve to win. That old football axiom was on full display Saturday as Penn State’s 41-21 loss to Iowa was unfolding. With the Nittany Lions down 10-7 in the second quarter, they faced third-and-1 at their 49. Did they go under ...

Iowa’s strength is where Penn State is looking for answers

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As Penn State attempts to crack the win column for the first time this season, it finds an opponent in which James Franklin has dominated. That’s right, Franklin is 4-0 against Kirk Ferentz and the Iowa Hawkeyes, the No. 1 series resume item CJF has since taking the Penn State job in ...

Jersey Shore is motivated to be the best

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If a Jersey Shore athletics team reaches a state tournament, the school district supplements a meal at some point along the road trip. When Jersey Shore football defeated Bishop Shanahan for its first-ever state tournament victory last fall, Domino’s Pizza was the selection. When Jersey ...

4 Bellefonte athletes sign LOI to play in college

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BELLEFONTE — For four Bellefonte student-athletes, it was a very special week. On Wednesday evening at the the high school cafeteria, a quartet of student-athletes signed their letters of intent to play at the next level. Three signed for baseball and one for softball. Seniors Bobby ...

LHU hoping it can still wrestle this winter season

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Scott Moore doesn’t know when his Lock Haven University wrestling team will compete again. He hopes its this season sometime. But in truth, he really doesn’t know. The Bald Eagles haven’t competed since the NCAA canceled the national tournament in March. After the Pennsylvania State ...

Mountain League Conference names all-stars

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The Mountain League Athletic conference announced its 2020 fall all-stars for football, golf, cross country, and soccer Wednesday. FOOTBALL First team Bellefonte - Trevor Mauk (guard & defensive line), JD Besch (tackle), Ethan Rossman (linebacker), and Jalen Emel (athlete ...