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Lundy delivers in victory over No. 21 Buckeyes

UNIVERSITY PARK — In what has become a common theme this season, Penn State star Lamar Stevens struggled with foul trouble again on Saturday. On the heels of three-straight losses, the Nittany Lions could not afford to be without the senior’s production against No. 21 Ohio ...

Panthers dust off reeling Tar Heels

The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Xavier Johnson could have chosen a cliche, something about how no one game is more important than any other. Instead, the Pittsburgh point guard went the other way. Two years ago, the Panthers went winless in the Atlantic Coast Conference. On Saturday ...

Hoops du Jour

PSU women at Northwestern Tipoff: 3 p.m., Welsh-Ryan Arena Records: Penn State (7-10, 1-5 Big Ten); Northwestern (15-2, 5-1 Big Ten) Coaches: Penn State coach Carolyn Kieger is 106-74 overall, having spent the previous five seasons at Marquette. Joe McKeown is in his 11th season with ...

Post-game scuffle mars latest SFU win, Braxton’s milestone night

LORETTO — An ugly scene that thankfully stopped short of a brawl played out at the conclusion of Saturday night’s good, intense, entertaining game between two of the best teams in the Northeast Conference. Saint Francis beat Sacred Heart, 72-65, for its 10th win in 11 games. The Red Flash ...

Red Flash women earn dramatic win

LORETTO — Saint Francis’ Phee Allen had only taken two shots the entire game. SFU’s Karson Swogger had only made two shots (on 11 attempts) the entire game. However, the duo didn’t let what had happened prior to the last 25 seconds of the game get in their way as they combined on the ...

Glendale has three alive in medal round

NEWTOWN — Glendale has three wrestlers still alive to take the medal stand when wrestling resumes today at the Escape the Rock Tournament in high school action at Council Rock High School. At 220, Cory Johnston remains in position to claim a tournament championship. He faces Michael ...

High water mark: Solomon savors 500-win milestone

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Early Friday evening at the swimming pool at Hollidaysburg Area High School, someone wisely pointed out that the Roman numeral for 500 was the letter D. And it ended up making a lot of sense, too. It was so appropriate because a very large gathering was there to honor the ...

Huge 2nd quarter carries Lady Lions to win

Eight minutes into Friday night’s Mid-Penn Conference game with visiting Harrisburg at the Altoona Area High School Fieldhouse, the Altoona Lady Lions were trailing, 16-10, after making only 4-of-16 first-quarter shots. The second quarter was a completely different story, though, and ...

BG girls cruise past WH

It may have been a competitive start, but the Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic girls basketball team made sure to leave no doubt once the second quarter started. The Lady Marauders (11-3) shut out Westmont Hilltop (5-9) in the second frame and went on a 12-0 run as they pounded the Lady Hilltoppers, ...

Crosby’s OT goal lifts Penguins over Red Wings

DETROIT — Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin needed only 21 seconds to take advantage of an overtime penalty. Crosby scored a power-play goal 1:33 into overtime to lift the Pittsburgh Penguins over the Detroit Red Wings 2-1 Friday night. Crosby scored by redirecting a slap pass from Malkin ...

College basketball preview capsules

Ohio State at PSU men Tipoff: 12 p.m., Bryce Jordan Center Records: Penn State (12-5, 2-4 Big Ten); Ohio State (12-5, 2-4 Big Ten) Coaches: Pat Chambers is 139-145 in his ninth season at Penn State and 181-173 in 11 seasons overall. Chris Holtmann is 57-29 in his third season at Ohio ...

Lady Lion receives hockey honor

UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State junior goaltender Chantal Burke was named the College Hockey America goaltender of the week. This is Burke’s third goaltender of the week honor in what has been a sterling season for the first-year starter out of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Burke picked up two ...

Leidig reaches milestone in Bellwood victory

BELLWOOD — Emilie Leidig scored 29 points, going over the 1,000-point mark for her career in Bellwood-Antis’ 79-24 win over Williamsburg Friday night in girls high school basketball action. Teammate Alli Campbell added 21 points and 10 rebounds as Bellwood improved to 13-0. Sakeria ...

Guilfoyle survives in victory at Westmont Hilltop

JOHNSTOWN — Bishop Guilfoyle outscored Westmont Hilltop 19-11 in the fourth quarter en route to a 58-49 win at Westmont Hilltop Friday night in boys high school basketball action. Kyle Ruggery led BG (11-1) with 19 points to go with 12 from Mike Montecalvo in a game the Marauders led at ...

Steelers great Shell reveling in Hall nod

PITTSBURGH — Donnie Shell knows what a Hall of Famer looks like. It helps when you spend your career calling them teammates, as the hard-hitting safety did during 14 seasons dealing out punishment in the Pittsburgh Steelers secondary. So Shell never panicked as the years passed and the ...

Blue Pirates take down B-A

WILLIAMSBURG — Coming off its first Inter-County Conference loss to West Branch earlier this week, Williamsburg was in need of a little pick-me-up. The Blue Pirates certainly got that Thursday when they knocked off Bellwood-Antis, 56-37. The Blue Devils came into the game undefeated in ICC ...

Everett topples Tussey

EVERETT — The annual meetings on the hardwood between the Tussey Mountain and Everett girls high school basketball teams are, more often than not, hard-fought battles with a lot on the line. Thursday evening’s first matchup of the year between the Lady Titans and Lady Warriors had first ...

Crosby’s early goal not enough for Pens

BOSTON — The Bruins turned an ominous start into a decisive victory against Sidney Crosby and the Penguins. Crosby scored 24 seconds into the game, but Jaroslav Halak didn’t allow anything else to get past him as Boston beat Pittsburgh 4-1 on Thursday night. “We just kind of responded ...

McMillen makes Glendale history in rout

BELLWOOD — Glendale’s Brock McMillen posed for photos with family, friends, fans and teammates long after the dual meet with Bellwood-Antis was over Thursday night at the Bellwood gym. “Pictures really aren’t my thing,” he said with a smile. The returning state champion was the ...

Big 2nd half leads Bellwood to win

BELLWOOD — With the score tied at halftime, Bellwood-Antis pulled away in the third quarter and knocked off Huntingdon, 58-44, in a non-league high school girls basketball game on Thursday. Senior Alli Campbell led the Lady Blue Devils with 30 points, and senior Sakeria Haralson scored 19 ...