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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 more wins recently on home ice against conference foe, Lindenwood, to improve to 9-5-3 on the season. She made 43 total saves for the weekend and posted a .935 save percentage for the series. Burke was especially good in one of the games, making 33 saves for her fourth game this season with 30 or more saves.

Her numbers through 17 games and 16 starts have been among the best in the nation. She is tied for third nationally with five shutouts in 2019-20, already a Penn State single-season record. Her 1.57 goals-against average and .937 save percentage both stand sixth best in the country and rank first in College Hockey America.

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Jim Lucey recently sank a hole-in-one while playing golf at the Omni Bedford Spring Old Course.

The shot was on No. 14, 136-yards long. he used a 7-iron and it was witnessed by Bob Allen.

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For the second straight year, John Hartsock was the overall champion in the Altoona Mirror’s Fearless Football Forecast.

Hartsock correctly picked 470 out of 640 combined NFL, college and high school games. He won the college division championship with a record of 171-64, and finished in a three-way tie for second place in the NFL division with a 101-69 record.

Dan Isenberg finished second in the overall standings with a score of 462-178, finishing tied with Todd Irwin for first place in the high school division with a record of 201-34. Cory Giger was third in the overall standings with a score of 460-180.

Scott Franco won the NFL division with a record of 102-68 through the 17-week regular season, while Isenberg, Giger and Hartsock were tied for second.

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