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Sports Columns

Don’t let spring fever turn into an injury

When the weather warms, it’s hard not to go outside. Here’s how to avoid getting injured. The warm and sunny weather that comes with spring is a relief after months of cold and snow. And while using the warm weather as motivation to move and get healthy is great, doing too much too soon ...

Pirates to face hiccups in tough season

When the Pittsburgh Pirates made a couple of big trades in January 2018, unloading veteran superstars Andrew McCutchen and Gerrit Cole for young players and prospects, then general manager Neal Huntington insisted that the club was not rebuilding, but merely “retooling.’’ Three years ...

Maclay makes history for Eagles

SUSQUEHANNA — Mifflin County alumnus and current Juniata College first baseman Isaac Maclay rewrote a piece of the Eagles’ record book on Saturday as the senior launched three homers in Juniata’s 15-5 loss to Susquehanna University. Maclay is the first player to homer three times in a ...

3 common causes for ankle pain

Ankle pain got you down? Here are three common causes, tips for healing at home and advice on when to see a doctor. You may not think much about your ankles, even though you rely on them every day to stand, walk, climb stairs and exercise. It’s when you have pain, swelling or discomfort in ...

Athletes featured in sports insert

From staff reports LEWISTOWN — With the postponement of the winter sports season, this winter’s Sentinel sports insert highlights multiple athletes who signed during the fall signing period. The book does not feature all of the athletes that have signed this fall, but the staff is ...

Rudel: Nittany Lions’ leadership and resiliency shining in past three weeks

There are many reasons for the Nittany Lions three-game win streak that they’re riding into Big Ten “Championship Week.” But the biggest is internal leadership. While most watching from the outside of Penn State?s program believe the players have sacrificed enough and are fine with ...