Sports

Passion for craft work becomes business of knives

Outdoors

TROUT RUN — About 15 years ago, Larry Rockwell began making wood into things that he wanted people to have, that were custom made. “Through my life I have always had a love for wood, particularly fancy figured woods used in items like gunstocks, knife handles and furniture,” he said. ...

Mentoring programs teach youth safety

Outdoors

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — When Chad Tussing’s daughter, Elisa, got her first deer two seasons ago, she was excited and ready to get back in the field. That excitement led to getting another dear last season, and even more excitement about the possibilities of the upcoming season, the Rapid ...

Yurtseven helps Pack top Lions in ACC/Big Ten Challenge

Penn State

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State built its big lead with sharp shooting from behind the 3-point line — then made it stand by shooting well from the free-throw line. N.C. State held on to beat Penn State 85-78 on Wednesday night in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. Omer Yurtseven had ...

Enter your buck in The Sentinel’s contest

Outdoors

LEWISTOWN — Hundreds of local hunters will be successful in bagging bucks this year and we look forward to seeing them in The Sentinel’s annual Big Buck Contest. Antlered deer that meet the three-point standard and are killed during the archery season or the regular firearms deer season ...

Route 66

Penn State

COLLEGE PARK, Md. —A funny thing happened late in the first quarter Saturday afternoon with Penn State already up two touchdowns on struggling Maryland in what turned out to be a laugher. The classic Journey rock anthem “Don’t Stop Believin’” was played throughout the stadium, in an ...

PSU records first Big Ten Series win

Penn State

UNIVERSITY PARK — Senior defenseman Trevor Hamilton scored with just 33.6 seconds remaining in regulation earning Penn State a point and the series victory over Michigan State with a 2-2 tie Saturday night. The game did not get off to the most exciting of starts with both teams struggling ...

Terps shown what could have been

Penn State

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — This was James Franklin’s first trip back to the University of Maryland campus since 2010, when the announced vision called for the Terrapins’ program to be turned over to him. In 2009, Maryland named Franklin its “coach-in-waiting” to be Ralph Friedgen’s ...

‘Beaver’ Bob crosses finish line at BSD

Local Sports

BEAVER SPRINGS — Make no mistake about it: Bob McCardle may have sold Beaver Springs Dragway. But Bob McCardle is Beaver Springs Dragway. He’s Beaver Bob and he always will be. He runs the drivers’ meetings. He greets the fans and competitors. He even picks up random pieces of trash ...

McCardle has many memories at drag strip

Local Sports

BEAVER SPRINGS — From opening day to fly-bys from military air craft to drag racing sprint cars to celebrity appearances, Bob McCardle has a long list of memories since he opened Beaver Springs in 1971. “There’s all sorts of memories,” he said. “Opening day (May 1971) would have to ...