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Mother lode

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HERSHEY — Trey Kibe didn’t want to wrestle Clayton Ulrey on his feet, but Ulrey wasn’t going to make it easy to go to the mat. Late in the third period of the 160-pound championship bout in the PIAA Class 3A wrestling tournament Saturday, the two were clamped together, turning on the ...

Ryan wins second state medal, a silver

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HERSHEY — By virtue of the weight class, Jake Ryan didn’t get to wrestle in front of a full house at Giant Center. But his family by the dozen was more than enough to make up for it. While the cheering and support was there for Mount Union’s 285-pound wrestler, his offense fell ...

Wildcats romp Chester Charter in state playoffs

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ENOLA — The Greenwood girls’ basketball team put on an impressive show in its 52-11 victory of Chester Charter School For The Arts in the first round of the PIAA Class A tournament. Two junior Wildcats — Kenedy Stroup and Alli Walton — each rang up double-doubles. Stroup scored 26 ...

Penn State captures Big Ten title

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MINNEAPOLIS — It seems like the only ones not getting excited about Penn State failing to win a Big Ten tournament championship the past two seasons were the Nittany Lions. They were poked and prodded and queried and questioned about that one blank spot on their resume even after they ended ...

Reaves leads Penn State to victory

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STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State guard Josh Reaves has never gotten as many hugs or pats on the back as he did on Sunday. His teammates made sure to show their wily veteran their love after Reaves scored a career-high 26 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead Penn State over Illinois ...

Kibe brings football skills to the mat

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HERSHEY — It’s a good thing Trey Kibe got so much experience at linebacker during the football season. The Mifflin County sophomore found that his skills playing defense were necessary to propel him into the final four of the PIAA Class 3A wrestling championships Friday at Hershey’s ...

Another champ in Mifflin County

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HERSHEY — Mifflin County's Trey Kibe won the 160-pound title Saturday in the PIAA Class 3A wrestling championships. It was the fourth gold medal for a county wrestler in four years. Mount Union's Jake Ryan was runner-up in Class 2A.

Jake Ryan advances to gold medal match

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HERSHEY — Jake Ryan said Thursday he wanted to wrestle a different style in this year’s state tournament. The Mount Union heavyweight looked early at a headlock Friday, but instead moved like a 106-pounder in his PIAA Class 2A quarterfinal, eventually pinning Union City’s Matt Long, ...

Greenwood unable to overcome Knights’ offense

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WILLIAMSPORT — Despite St. John Neumann batting injuries, Greenwood couldn’t make up for the Knights’ passing and shooting game in a 52-43 loss in the Class A boys basketball tournament opener. Neumann has resembled a M.A.S.H. unit at times with all but one starter missing time. Neumann ...

PSU seeks Big Ten vengeance

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UNIVERSITY PARK — Not much has gone wrong for the Penn State wrestling team the previous two seasons. The Nittany Lions ended each year undefeated in dual meets and brought home team trophies from the NCAA championships. The one thing that has eluded the nation’s best team is a Big Ten ...