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Nolf-less Lions upset Ohio State

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UNIVERSITY PARK — If one thing was revealed Saturday night in No. 1 Penn State’s exhilarating 19-18 win over No. 2 Ohio State in Rec Hall, it was this: Don’t ever count out a Cael Sanderson-coached team. When defending NCAA 157-pound champion Jason Nolf went down with an apparent knee ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

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LANCASTER — Midd-West’s Trey Lauver and Carter Sauer each pinned three opponents in the Mustangs’ three wins Saturday at Conestoga Valley’s Rally in the Valley tournament. Midd-West beat the host 51-26, Garden Spot 50-24 and roughed up Hershey 63-9. Lauver’s three falls included a ...

Penn State falls short in shootout to Notre Dame

Penn State

UNIVERSITY PARK — There’s a saying, “A two-goal lead is the worst lead in hockey.” That saying was echoed by both Notre Dame coach Jeff Jackson and Penn State’s Liam Folkes after the second-ranked Fighting Irish visited Hockey Valley for a weekend series. Despite losing 5-3 the ...

Watkins leads Nittany Lions over Iowa

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UNIVERSITY PARK (AP) — Penn State hasn’t won this many games this early in nine seasons. The Nittany Lions could probably make the case they should have even more ‘W’s by now. Mike Watkins scored 19 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for his 11th double-double of the season and Penn State ...

Juniata feasts on rival Tigers

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MIFFLINTOWN — It was a relaxing night for Juniata boys’ basketball coach Al Ream. He could afford to be that way after the start his Indians had against East Juniata on Friday evening. The Tigers were colder than winter in Antarctica and the Indians took advantage, building a 41-0 lead by ...

Indians power through the middle on EJ

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MIFFLINTOWN — Juniata went on a 24-2 run from the second quarter into the third to take control and came away with a 46-21 victory over East Juniata in a Tri-Valley League girls’ basketball game on Friday evening. The Indians (20-1) finish the TVL regular season with a perfect 13-0 record ...

Panthers turn tables on Huskies

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LEWISTOWN — Aside from a certain Pennsylvania squad playing in Sunday’s Super Bowl, when a team has to go without its primary offensive weapon, the absence is usually quite noticeable. Mifflin County, playing without star guard Eleana Eckley, who was scratched from the lineup, struggled ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

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WATERFALL — Mount Union took control in the third quarter and never let off the gas leading to a 60-42 win over Forbes Road in a nonleague girls basketball game Friday. “The first half we came out very slow, we were down on numbers due to injuries and illness and most were exhausted from ...

Lions lose lead, fall to Irish on ice

Penn State

UNIVERSITY PARK — The Penn State’s ice hockey struggles continued as they couldn’t hold on to a 2-0 first period lead, falling 5-3 to No. 2 Notre Dame Friday at Pegula Ice Arena. Initially the Lions showed that their faceoff problems were of the past, as they got two first period goals ...

Mount Union defense dogs ICC rival

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MOUNT UNION — Mount Union got the motivation it needed when Claysburg-Kimmel took its last lead of the game midway through the second quarter. The Trojans then went on a run that gave them needed separation for a 61-46 win over the Bulldogs in Inter-County Conference girls basketball ...