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Penn State

PSU puts four into NCAA title bouts

ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Everyone knew that Iowa would be hard to beat for the team title at the 2021 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships at the Enterprise Center in St. Louis. But few people thought anyone could make them work for it as it hard as teams have. Despite some unexpected losses ...

Hidlays, PSU roll on Day 1 of NCAAs

ST LOUIS, Mo. — Lewistown brothers Hayden and Trent Hidlay took two steps toward their goals of winning national championships on the first day of the 2021 NCAA Div. I Wrestling Championships on Thursday at the Enterprise Center in St. Louis. The North Carolina State wrestlers, seeded ...

Nittany Lions set for run at NCAA team title

UNIVERSITY PARK — Nobody knows the recipe for Colonel Sanders’ Kentucky Fried Chicken, how many licks it takes to get to the center of a Tootsie Pop or the secret to the Penn State wrestling team’s NCAA tournament success, not even its wrestlers. It’s no secret, however, that Cael ...

Breaking down the NCAA bracket

ST. LOUIS, Mo. — To win an NCAA Division I wrestling championship, or to score one of the four team trophies, a team has to have both title contenders and a deep roster of wrestlers capable of scoring points. Three teams — Missouri, Lehigh and Iowa — qualified all 10, and another five ...

Badgers score OT goal, top Lions 4-3

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Senior Alex Limoges had a hand in all three Penn State goals setting a new all-time Big Ten Tournament record with 17 points in 10 tournament games, but it was not enough as No.5 and top-seeded Wisconsin won 4-3 in overtime Monday evening in Big Ten semifinal action from ...

Penn State holds on in Big Ten opener

From staff reports INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.—The Penn State men’s basketball team (11-13, 7-12) used a fierce second-half comeback to win its Big Ten Tournament opener over Nebraska (7-20, 3-16) 72-66 Wednesday night. Led by senior guard Jamari Wheeler’s career-high 19 points, the Nittany Lions ...

Penn State bounced from Big Ten tourney

From staff reports INDIANAPOLIS—The Penn State women’s basketball team played right with Michigan State for a majority of the game before the Spartans used a fourth-quarter run to pull away for a 75-66 victory in the second round of the Big Ten Tournament Wednesday evening at Bankers Life ...

NCAA pairings released for wrestling tournament

A pair of former Mifflin County High School standout wrestlers learned Wednesday their seeds and first-round pairings for the 2021 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships on March 18-20 at the Enterprise Center in St. Louis. The news for the Hidlay brothers is good. Hayden and Trent Hidlay, ...

Hawkeyes easily win Big Ten crown

UNIVERSITY PARK — Most wrestling fans knew it would take a Herculean effort to knock off defending champion Iowa for the title at the 2021 Big Ten Wrestling Championships. As it turned out, it was too heavy a lift for Penn State and the other 12 conference teams. The Hawkeyes crowed four ...