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PSU players announce transfer destinations

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Three Penn State football players have decided on where they will transfer, and a former assistant coach is heading to Alabama for a lucrative job. Linebacker Jarvis Miller will continue his career at UMass, tight end Danny Dalton at Boston College and linebacker Dae’lun Darien at ...

Male Athlete of Week: Yingling ‘great example’ for B-A

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Name: Mason Yingling School: Bellwood-Antis Age: 18 Grade: Senior Sport: Basketball Athlete of the week achievement: Yingling had 32 points, five assists and three steals in an 80-60 win over Claysburg-Kimmel and had 40 points, six rebounds and three steals in an 85-62 win over ...

Penn State recruiting commit: DT D’Von Ellies

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D’Von Ellies Position: Defensive tackle Recruiting class (size): 2019 (20 players) Hometown/School: Owings Mills, Md./McDonogh Height/Weight: 6-2/280 Stars: 4 (247Sports); 3 (Rivals) Other top offers: Ohio State, USC, Michigan, Nebraska, Pitt, Syracuse, Tennessee, Virginia Tech, ...

Golden Tigers fight off Dragons

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MARTINSBURG — In what has been a mediocre season to date, Hollidaysburg Area High School boys basketball coach Brad Lear was yearning to see the type of performance that his team put together Monday night. Led by senior guard Sam Servello’s 23 points, the Golden Tigers put three players ...

Lady Tigers battle, but Bokunewicz lifts State

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HOLLIDAYSBURG — Playing for the first time in more than a week, the Hollidaysburg girls basketball team put several scares into the defending District 6 Class 6A champion State College girls Monday before falling, 48-41. The Lady Tigers pulled within five just before halftime, trailed by ...

PC’s Brown savors state medal after tough loss

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Penn Cambria’s Derek Brown was in awe of his first state tournament as a sophomore, but he nearly created some shock and awe in his second PIAA Class 2A Championships as a junior. He made it to the 170-pound semifinals, where he dropped a 15-9 heartbreaking decision to Susquehanna ...

NFL officials come up small in big games

National Sports

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The last thing the NFL would ever want is for an officiating mistake to decide the Super Bowl. On Sunday, the league might have made enough errors to determine both teams that will play in the championship game in two weeks. The most egregious gaffe came in the NFC ...

Niebauer’s move to CC as coach was inevitable

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Matt Niebauer was with his brother, Todd, as an assistant coach at Penn Cambria so long he lost track of how long he was there. Through most of Todd’s 16 previous years as head coach, Matt was there in dual meets, regular season tournaments and postseason tournaments. But in the spring, ...

Homan, Guilfoyle defeat Huntingdon

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HUNTINGDON — Trailing 42-40 heading to the fourth quarter, Bishop Guilfoyle pulled away to beat Huntingdon, 64-58, in a non-league high school girls basketball action on Monday. Freshman Leah Homan led the Lady Marauders with 28 points, Sophia Warner scored 11, and Teresa Haigh added ...

Inconsistent Flash slip in 2nd half

Local Sports

SMITHFIELD, R.I. — Isaiah Blackmon scored a career-high 26 points, but it wasn’t enough as the Saint Francis men saw their halftime lead slip away in a 76-67 loss at Bryant on Monday. “We have to find a way as a team to put consistent performance together,” SFU coach Rob Krimmel said. ...

Bellwood-Antis boys go OT to knock off Penns Valley

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BELLWOOD — Bellwood-Antis overcame a six-point halftime deficit to edge Penns Valley, 63-54, in overtime in high school boys basketball action on Monday. Mason Yingling led the Blue Devils with 18 points, Nathan Wolfe scored 16 — all in the second half — and Zach Mallon added 14. It was ...

Pitt’s Capel set to face Coach K

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PITTSBURGH — Jeff Capel needed a landing spot, a place to recharge and re-evaluate after getting fired by Oklahoma in 2011. Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski came to his former point guard with a simple offer. Come home, Krzyzewski told Capel. We’ll figure something out. “It worked out ...

Mirror wrestling rankings

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106 POUNDS 1. Kai Burkett Chestnut Ridge So 15-3 2. Suds Dubler Glendale Fr 17-1 3. Nick Bryan Philipsburg-Osceola Jr 12-6 4. Zach Brandis Central Cambria Jr 16-5 5. Trevor Husick Tussey Mountain Fr 16-3 Ones to watch: Jordan Carlucci, Alt; Jaxon Matthews, Cent; Eden Wagner, ...

SFU women fall on road at Bryant

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SMITHFIELD, R.I. — The Saint Francis women had their furious fourth-quarter rally come up just short in a 66-63 defeat to Bryant on Monday afternoon. Jess Kovatch led three Red Flash players in double figures with 14 points, while Karson Swogger and Haley Thomas added 12 points ...

Rams’ McVay: Officials missed face mask

National Sports

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — When the Los Angeles Rams’ team bus rolled into their suburban training complex after a boisterous flight from New Orleans, the players and coaches were greeted by rowdy fans welcoming home the new NFC champions in the middle of the night. The Rams and their fans ...

Rivera, Halladay, Martinez seem set for Hall of Fame

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NEW YORK — Mariano Rivera figures to make quick work of his Hall of Fame ballot appearance, just as he did of opposing batters, and could even set another record when voting is announced today: for highest percentage of ballots. No one has ever been a unanimous Hall of Fame selection. Ken ...

College basketball preview: Duke at Pitt

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No. 2 Duke at Pitt men Tipoff: 9 p.m., Petersen Events Center Records: Duke (15-2, 4-1 in ACC); Pittsburgh (12-6, 2-3 in ACC) Coaches: Mike Krzyzewski is 1,042-281 in his 39th season at Duke and is 1,115-340 in his 44th season overall. Jeff Capel is 12-6 in his first season at Pitt and is ...

Wrestling leaders

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WINS 1. Mills Hunt 23-6 2. Col. Sossong Port 22-3 3. Brown PC 21-2 4. Croft CC 21-4 5. Kocik Hunt 21-9 6. Sarbo Alt 20-1 7. Cornell Ever 19-0 8. Smychynsky PC 19-3 9. Hileman Alt 19-4 10. C. Proudfit PC 19-5 PINS 1. Reed Hunt 15 2. Seace CR 14 Deline Hunt 14 ...

Bettwy to coach PSU Altoona tennis

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Penn State Altoona Athletics announced the hiring of Megan Bettwy as the next head coach of its men’s and women’s tennis program. Bettwy becomes the sixth head coach in the NCAA Division III era of Penn State Altoona’s tennis program, which began in 1998-99. She succeeds Doug Simmons, ...