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Sports Columns

Finding a place for all my ‘stuff’

Everybody in life seems to collect “stuff.” During my 53 years in Babe Ruth baseball, I have collected a lot of memorabilia (stuff), When, my Babe Ruth career is over, the Kishacoquillas Valley Historical Society (in Allensville) has been gracious enough to agree to take the Babe Ruth ...

PIAA mulls proposal that could benefit wrestlers from rural regions

A proposal put in front of the PIAA — which was passed on first reading, but faces an uphill battle to be approved — would bring about a big change to the way wrestlers move from regionals to the state tournament. If passed, this measure could benefit rural regions in Class 3A — like ...

Sportsmanship can always use a hand

By now you’ve no doubt seen Sunday’s altercation that resulted in a five-game suspension for Michigan basketball coach Juwan Howard. The Big Ten acted decisively in sidelining Howard, the former Fab 5 and NBA standout, for the remainder of the regular season after he slapped a Wisconsin ...

Clifford showcased excellence when Nittany Lions needed it most

UNIVERSITY PARK — After the final seconds ticked off the clock and the Nittany Lions put the final stamp on a signature 28-20 victory over Auburn on Saturday night, quarterback Sean Clifford showcased something that Nittany Lion fans hadn’t seen from him in quite some time — pure ...

Indians take on reigning champs

With the feeling-out process of the opening weeks of the high school football season in the past, Week 4 brings with it an interesting slate of games. No test will be bigger than what the Juniata Indians will face this week, making the trip to Harrisburg to face defending Class A state ...

Mount Union looks to keep momentum

The biggest surprise in Week 1 in The Sentinel’s coverage area by far was the performance of the Mount Union High School football team, which came out of the gate firing on all cylinders on the way to a convincing 32-8 victory over rival Huntingdon in coach Anthony Sottasante’s first game ...