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Indians push past Wildcats in thriller

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MILLERSTOWN — With nine seconds left and the game hanging in the balance, Juniata senior Jamie Bailer drained two crucial free throws to clinch a 37-35 victory over Greenwood in their TVL opener. Bailer’s pair from the stripe upped the Indian advantage four points, dashing Greenwood’s ...

Rahne leaves Nittany Lions for Old Dominion

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Penn State offensive coordinator Ricky Rahne has been hired as the new head coach at Old Dominion. Rahne was in his second season as PSU’s offensive coordinator this year and has worked for James Franklin since their days at Vanderbilt beginning in 2011. The 39-year-old Rahne started his ...

Steals, fast break too much for Trojans

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MOUNT UNION - The Trojans knew they would be in for a test facing off against the top team in the Inter-County Conference to start league play. Mount Union’s youth showed, as its offense could not get going early and a suffocating press for the Juniata Valley girls’ basketball team proved ...

Penn State basketball to host No. 4 Maryland

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No. 4 Maryland (10-0, 1-0) vs. Penn State (7-2, 0-1) Bryce Jordan Center, University Park, Pennsylvania; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Penn State looks for its fourth straight win over No. 4 Maryland at Bryce Jordan Center. The last victory for the Terrapins at Penn State was a 76-73 win ...

Tigers claw back from slow start, top Eagles in Cocolamus

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COCOLAMUS—After a slow start in Monday night’s game, the East Juniata Tigers fought back and pulled out the 56-53 win over Line Mountain at East Juniata High School. Billy Dressler was the high scorer of the game, dropping 21 points and grabbing six rebounds in the Tigers’ wild win. ...

Thunder fall in season opener

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From staff reports BEDFORD—The Belleville Mennonite girls’ basketball team dropped its season opener to Bedford Christian, 32-29 at Bedford Christian on Monday night. The Thunder trailed 24-10 at the half but a 14-point fourth quarter wasn’t enough to come away with the ...

Huskies excel at Trojan Duals

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From staff reports Wrestling TROJAN DUALS CHAMBERSBURG — The Mifflin County High School wrestling team kicked off its season at the Trojan Duals over the weekend, picking up victories over Chambersburg, York Suburban and New Oxford. Mifflin County 39, Chambersburg 27 The Huskies ...

Nittany Lions cruise past Quakers

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UNIVERSITY PARK — As the final seconds ticked down on Brandon Meredith’s upset win over No. 10 Michael Colaiocco on Sunday, the Rec Hall sellout crowd of 6,437 rose to its feet as one. This would be just the first of eight wins for the No. 3 Nittany Lions in a 33-7 win over the Quakers, ...

Penn State to play in Cotton Bowl

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UNIVERSITY PARK —Things did not turn out rosy for Penn State on Sunday, as the Nittany Lions were not selected for the Rose Bowl, as most fans hoped for and expected. Penn State did, however, land a coveted New Year’s Six bowl game for the third time in four years. The Lions are ...

Giger: Penn State an obvious snub for Rose Bowl

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It takes just two words to explain Penn State getting snubbed for the Rose Bowl. 1. Bogus 2. Illinois This really isn’t complicated, and anyone who tells you otherwise is fooling themselves. That goes for the College Football Playoff selection committee, which botched this ...