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Bald Eagles host ESU at home

After starting the season with three straight road games against Lincoln, California and No. 8 Slippery Rock, the Bald Eagles are back home. Lock Haven has its home opener tonight at 6 p.m. against East Stroudsburg. The Bald Eagles lost in a rout to No. 8 Slippery Rock last week, 57-7, and have ...

Neil Rudel on football: Trouble brewing in Columbus?

Some nitpicking to digest during the closest thing to an open date besides the real one Oct. 16: • While Penn State is off to a 3-0 start, things aren’t going as smoothly for the Nittany Lions’ biggest Big Ten nemesis in Columbus. The Buckeyes were torched at home by Oregon, 35-28, ...

No. 6 PSU not taking Villanova lightly

STATE COLLEGE — Penn State coach James Franklin began the week by rattling off a list of upsets. Franklin cited 13 games in which FBS teams lost to FCS opponents and made sure to relay the message to his No. 6 Nittany Lions (3-0), who host Villanova (3-0) on Saturday. A week after nearly ...

Williamsport native Carl DePasqua, former Pitt coach, dies at 93

Former Williamsport graduate Carl DePasqua passed away on Sept. 15 at the age of 93. With the Millionaires in the 1940s, DePasqua was a three-sport athlete and earned all-state honors in football and basketball. He was drafted by the Detroit Tigers. After high school, he went on to play ...

Golf tip of the week: Fake clubs are a real problem

While at a past PGA Show in Orlando, Florida, I spoke with Jason Rocker, the official spokesperson for the U.S. Golf Manufacturers Anti-Counterfeiting Working Group. Their slogan is “Fake Clubs for Fake Golfers.” Their objective is to educate people all over the world about counterfeit ...

Williamsport boys fall to undefeated Danville 3-1

With Williamsport goalie Sam Radulski on his knees trying to quickly get up, Danville’s Daniel Hartzell saw an opportunity. The sophomore had the ball just a few feet from Radulski and didn’t waste any time as he saw his chance to score. Hartzell quickly tapped a shot just past Radulski ...