Nittany Lions still learning amid the pandemic

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As college football eyes some kind of season kicking off in the fall, the reality is it’s May. Spring practice never happened and many programs who had theirs scheduled during the time states were shut down by the COVID-19 pandemic didn’t get the opportunity to answer some of the questions ...

CM grad Garbrick transfers to USC-Upstate

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Central Mountain graduate Alex Garbrick is transferring from Morehead State University, where he was a pitcher on the Eagles’ baseball team. The right-hander who was the ace pitcher for Keystone Little League’s run to the 2011 Little League World Series, announced Monday he’ll play his ...

Little League sectional and state tournaments are canceled

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Scott Leinbach doesn’t know what to do with himself. Normally, the District 12 Little League administrator would be preparing for the various district tournaments this time of year. Instead, with nothing to plan for, Leinbach is at an impasse of what to do with himself. “I still work ...

Golf tip of the week: Play hybrids like a long iron

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Golfers that have trouble hitting a hybrid usually confuse it with a fairway wood. If you try to use a fairway wood-type swing, it makes it challenging to get the ball airborne. A hybrid must be swung more like a long iron, with a slightly descending blow. The club must make contact with the ...

Revisiting Penn State football’s finest hour in Fiesta Bowl

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With live sports on hold due to the coronavirus, many media outlets are digging into their archives to provide meaningful content and fill up newspaper pages and TV timeslots. Penn State fans got a treat the other night when NBC Sports Network replayed the Nittany Lions’ 14-10 victory ...

Kline, Dangerfield, McGarvey win top awards

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Senior softball and women’s basketball player Kayla Kline and junior men’s basketball player Darius Dangerfield were named the Lycoming College Female and Male Outstanding Athletes, respectively, as part of the college’s Honors Convocation on Sunday. Dangerfield was also named the Sol ...