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Penn State football adds fourth transfer

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The Penn State football roster turnstile keeps moving, with transfers coming, several Nittany Lions seeking other opportunities and new recruits on the horizon. According to Twitter and internet reports, the Lions have added four transfers in the past week — Temple defensive end Arnold ...

Nittany Lions fall to Indiana in overtime in men’s basketball

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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – The Penn State men’s basketball team overcame a 12-point deficit at Indiana in the waning minutes of regulation to force overtime, but the Nittany Lions eventually dropped a tough road contest, 87-85, Wednesday night at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall. The Nittany Lions ...

School sports can return to practice Monday

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Interscholastic and youth sports can resume in-person practice and competition beginning Monday morning as previously planned, Gov. Tom Wolf announced at a press conference Wednesday afternoon. Wolf announced the mitigation efforts put into place on Dec. 12 to help slow the spread of COVID-19 ...

17 area players named to PFN all-state team

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Seventeen area players and Jersey Shore coach Tom Gravish were all honored on the Pennsylvania Football News All-State football team over the weekend. The PFN all-state team is nominated and selected entirely by coaches from around the state. This year, more than 200 coaches responded to ...

Express all-star football team

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The 2020 high school football season was one like no other. Despite various cancellations and setbacks this fall due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it was a memorable one for many of the teams in the area. Here is the 2020 All-Express football team. QUARTERBACK BRANDEN WHEARY, JERSEY ...

CM boys, girls preparing for start to season

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The winter sports season is set to start Jan.4, which is when Gov. Tom Wolf’s suspension of youth and interscholastic sports is set to expire. The PIAA announced Tuesday it is reducing the number of required preseason practices from 15 to 10 prior to competition. The change was made in ...

PIAA moving back its team wrestling tournament

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The PIAA Board of Directors voted unanimously Tuesday to postpone the Team Wrestling Championships until after the individual state tournament which is scheduled to finish March 13. The move came as the state’s governing body for high school sports tries to give as much opportunity for ...

Penn State’s season more about playing, less about results

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One of the oldest sayings in sports goes like this: It’s not whether you win or lose but how you play the game. In the case of the 2020 Penn State football team, the final part of that saying could be changed to “that you played the game.” The record book will say 4-5 — the Nittany ...

Nittany Lions opt out of bowl game

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Penn State’s season is over. The Nittany Lions buried Illinois, 56-21, Saturday at Beaver Stadium, their fourth consecutive win after an 0-5 start, and an hour later announced they will be bypassing a bowl bid. The decision was made by the players and “fully supported” by coach James ...

Penn State cruises past Illinois in college football, 56-21

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Penn State's season is over. The Nittany Lions buried Illinois, 56-21, Saturday at Beaver Stadium, their fourth-straight win after an 0-5 start, and an hour later announced they will be bypassing a bowl bid. The decision was made by the players and "fully supported" by coach James Franklin ...

Central Mountain names new athletic director

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Steve Hafele has been named as Central Mountain’s new athletic director. Hafele takes over for George Bidwell, who has been the interim athletic director for Central Mountain. Hafele was a health and physical education teacher at Central Dauphin High school prior to accepting the position ...

Jersey Shore football has 14 players on HAC all-star team

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Jersey Shore and Central Mountain had a handful of players named to the Heartland-Division I football all-star team, which was released Thursday. The Bulldogs — who reached the PIAA Class AAAA championship game against Thomas Jefferson — had 14 athletes honored, including the HAC Overall ...

Penn State football excited about its recruiting Class of 2021

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Penn State revealed its football recruiting Class of 2021 on Wednesday afternoon which features 15 incoming players from seven states and one from Ontario, Canada. Of the 15, four are from Pennsylvania and four are from Michigan. While there's talented scattered throughout – all are at least ...

Penn State recruiting challenged by pandemic

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The following are the highlights of Penn State coach James Franklin’s Tuesday press conference. The Nittany Lions host Illinois on Saturday at 5:30 p.m. (FS1). MAIN STORYLINE With Penn State set to reveal its 2021 recruiting class with the early-signing period beginning today, Franklin ...