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Local roundup: Montgomery’s Marino helps Raiders win

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Eithan Marino got the night rolling as Montgomery defeated Benton 42-27. Marino beat Zach Poust 8-4 in the 220-pound match. At 120, Coby Puterbaugh pinned Benton’s Nico Amante in 3:30. Central Mountain defeated Jersey Shore, 64-11. Jersey Shore’s only wins came at 182 and 126 pounds by ...

Lenhart leads Indians

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MUNCY — Kassidi Lenhart might be her toughest critic. The junior guard has made nice progress during her second season starting, but she does not always agree. But even Lenhart had to step back and admit she was outstanding Wednesday night against Montgomery. Lenhart delivered an A+ ...

Frazier’s late basket propels PSU women

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With the game on the line, tied at 74-74, Penn State sophomore Siyeh Frazier laid in a shot under the basket with 15 seconds left to give the Penn State women's basketball team the lead and eventually a 77-74 victory over Indiana in a Big Ten Conference contest on Wednesday evening at the ...

Lycoming men lose on the road

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Lycoming senior Alex Newbold finished with 16 points and freshman Darius Dangerfield added a career-high 14, but the sixth-ranked Lycoming College men’s basketball team couldn’t come back from its second halftime deficit of the year, falling to Lebanon Valley College, 81-71, on Wednesday in ...

Mueller’s free throws lift Warrior women to win

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Lycoming senior Shelby Mueller connected on two free throws with 27.6 seconds left to lift the Lycoming College women’s basketball team to a come-from-behind 57-56 win over Lebanon Valley in MAC Commonwealth action on Wednesday night. Driving to the hoop down by a point after getting the ...

Millville tops Muncy in showdown of unbeatens

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MUNCY — Over the last three weeks, Millville has battled three undefeated teams, including Class AAA Mount Carmel. A week after downing the Tornadoes on their home court, Millville faced another undefeated squad Tuesday night. Now, Millville stands alone. The Quakers are now District 4’s ...

Nittany Lions let shot at road win slip away

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COLLEGE PARK, Md. — A big lineup and a huge advantage at the free throw line provided Maryland the leverage it needed to secure a gritty victory. Freshman Bruno Fernando had 17 points and 11 rebounds, Anthony Cowan Jr. scored 18 and Maryland rallied past Penn State 75-69 on Tuesday night to ...

Penn State wins Southern Scuffle

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Penn State rolled through the finals of the 2018 Southern Scuffle at Tennessee-Chattanooga, crowning six champions, to win the team title with 197.0 points as the college wrestling tournament ended Tuesday. Penn State’s title was its seventh in its last seven trips as the Nittany Lions won ...

Bison men fall at home to BU

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LEWISBURG (AP) — Cedric Hankerson scored 21 points, and Javante McCoy made key free throws late to help Boston University beat Bucknell 84-79 on Tuesday night. McCoy made the second of a pair of free throws to give Boston University (6-7, 2-0 Patriot League) a 75-69 lead. Zach Thomas hit a ...

Local roundup: Neumann boys defeat CMVT

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St. John Neumann pulled away in the second half and downed CMVT, 47-36, Tuesday in boys basketball. Noah Persun led Neuman with 17 points, Jaiden Lynch had eight. Garrett David had a game high 24 points as Mansfield defeated Wil­liamson, 79-36. Dylan Mey­er had 20 points and Nick Kasper ...

Bassett makes adjustments to college game

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As Marlene Bassett played her first college basketball game, the time started decreasing late as the pressure increased. It was tied in the closing minutes when East Stroudsburg called timeout and drew up a play. Bassett was the primary target. She rolled off a screen, caught the pass and ...

Nittany Lions lead Southern Scuffle

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The Penn State and Lock Haven wrestling teams each started competition at the Southern Scuffle in Chatta­nooga, Tenn., on Monday. The Nittany Lions picked up nearly 40 wins on the first day and moved out to a large lead in the team race. Penn State pushed eight wrestlers into this ...

Anderson having instant impact at Delaware

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The gap separating Class A high school basketball from Division I college basketball seems as large as the Atlantic Ocean. So, as thoroughly and as consistently as St. John Neumann’s Kevin Anderson dominated opponents last year one was left wondering what kind of college impact he would ...

Plenty to be excited for this New Year

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Happy New Year! Some random thoughts on, well, a bunch of random stuff, not all of which involve sports: • Having Christmas and New Year’s Day both on a Monday is cool because it’s a great three-day weekend to spend with family and friends. But having to go back to work the Tuesday ...

Saquon Barkley leaving Penn State for NFL

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Penn State junior All-American running back Saquon Barkley has decided to forgo his senior season and has declared for the NFL Draft, as announced Sunday evening. He finished his career second on Penn State's career rushing yards list with 3,843 yards. He was also the fourth-leading ...

Barkley’s likely farewell a good one

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GLENDALE, Ariz. — Saquon Barkley loved racing 92 yards for an electrifying touchdown Satur­day during Penn State’s 35-28 victory over Washington in the Fiesta Bowl. Now, any running back enjoys scoring a touchdown. But for Barkley, this one was really special. “You want to know why I ...

McSorley leads the way in Fiesta Bowl victory

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GLENDALE, Ariz. — Trace McSorley gave a little smirk when told of his incredible day throwing the football on third down. “Yeah, that’s pretty good,” he said. No, not just pretty good. “(Going) 12-for-12 is pretty damn good,” backup quarterback Tommy Stevens chimed in when ...

Nittany Lions save best effort for last of 2017

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GLENDALE, Ariz. -- There's sure something about the Fiesta Bowl that agrees with the Nittany Lions. Penn State kept its perfect record in the desert intact at 7-0 by starting strong and holding off Washington, 35-28, Saturday in a well-played and entertaining showdown at University of Phoenix ...

DaeSean Hamilton TD reasserts Lions in second half

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GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Following are the highlights and lowlights from Penn State's 35-28 victory over Washington on Saturday in the Fiesta Bowl at University of Phoenix Stadium: Play of the game: Immediately after Washington pulled within 28-21 to start the third quarter, Trace McSorley ...