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Blue Devils pin setback on Knights

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BELLWOOD — Thanks to falls from Alex Taylor, Zach Cunningham, Evan Pellegrine and Aiden Taylor, Bellwood-Antis defeated Moshannon Valley, 42-23, Thursday night in high school wrestling action. The Black Knights earned falls from David Honan, Alex Richner and Austin Shoff. 170: Alex Taylor ...

Carroll holds off Ridge for victory

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EBENSBURG — The Bishop Carroll boys basketball team opened its season on Thursday night with a 79-70 win over Chestnut Ridge in high school action. The Huskies, who were tied at 25-all at halftime, got 35 points from Tristan McDannell to go with 14 from Nolan Burk and 10 points from Jordan ...

Burrow AP’s player of year

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What figures to be an award-winning week for LSU quarterback Joe Burrow is underway. Burrow was named The Associated Press college football player of the year presented by Regions Bank on Thursday in a landslide vote, making him the first LSU player to win the the 21-year-old award. Burrow, ...

Tigers get plenty of balance in win

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JOHNSTOWN — The Hollidaysburg ice hockey team got five goals from five different players Thursday night in a 5-4 win over Johnstown in high school action at the First Summit War Memorial Arena. The Tigers jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the first period on goals by Andrew Roman, Zack Dunlap and ...

Ex-players charged with fraud

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WASHINGTON — Ten former NFL players were charged in a multimillion-dollar scheme to defraud the league’s health care benefit program by submitting false claims for medical equipment, including devices used on horses, the Justice Department said Thursday. The players were charged in two ...

Heights’ Weakland now part of program’s scoring history

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PATTON — Cambria Heights senior Chloe Weakland became the ninth player in program history and the first since Erin Hoover in 2008 to reach 1,000 points in the Lady Highlanders’ 69-41 win over Marion Center in high school girls basketball on Thursday. “I couldn’t sit still at all ...

Boras shines in the winter

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The Associated Press SAN DIEGO — A mostly dreary winter meetings lacking spectacular swaps will be remembered as the Scott Boras show. Baseball’s most prominent agent dominated each of the three full days of meetings with a nine-figure contract, deals for Stephen Strasburg, Gerrit Cole ...

Parsons only Lion on Big Ten first team

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From Mirror, wire reports Heisman Trophy finalists Justin Fields and Chase Young head an Associated Press All-Big Ten football team dominated by players from conference champion Ohio State. Fields is the offensive player of the year, Young is defensive player of the year and the Buckeyes’ ...

Tigers finish strong

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HOLLIDAYSBURG — Beating a solid PIAA Class 6A opponent this early in the seasonprovides a feather in the cap for the Hollidaysburg Golden Tigers basketball program. Hollidaysburg enjoyed such a victory Wednesday night at the Hollidaysburg Area Senior High School gymnasium, clamping down on ...

Second-half surge key for Lions

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Penn State Altoona men’s basketball coach Dave McGreal wasn’t happy about the lack of enthusiasm from the crowd when the Lions went into halftime up, 29-26, after scratching and clawing back into the game late in the first half. By the end of the night, those same fans had the Adler ...

AP not ready to forget about the Titans

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The Associated Press Remember the Titans? You’d better do so quickly. The Tennessee Titans suddenly look like world beaters. Or, at least, a solid choice to win the AFC South. They have won four straight and six of seven to climb into a tie for the division lead with the Texans. Houston ...

Sunday’s Bills-Steelers game family reunion for brothers

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By John Wawrow The Associated Press ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — Felicia Edmunds would rouse her three preteen boys from bed hours before school — and even on vacation — to put them through a rigorous daily workout of long runs and suicide sprints. If Trey, Terrell and Tremaine Edmunds ...

Former BC coach gets Rams’ top job

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The Associated Press Colorado State has hired Steve Addazio as its head football coach. Addazio agreed to a five-year contract Wednesday, with a base salary of $1.5 million in the first year and with a $50,000 increase each year of the deal. The 60-year-old Addazio wasn’t out of work ...

Lady Highlanders pass first LHAC test of season

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EBENSBURG — Every night is a battle in the Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference. In Wednesday night’s intra-conference girls basketball matchup between foes Cambria Heights and Bishop Carroll, that sentiment rang true as both teams were tested early on. With both teams battling ...

Haigh comes up big for BG

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JOHNSTOWN — Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic got 21 points from Teresa Haigh in a 61-36 Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference win at Richland in high school girls basketball action Wednesday. The Lady Marauders, up 33-14 at halftime, also got 13 points from Leah Homan and 10 points from Blaise ...

Bellwood, Glendale, Portage post victories

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BELLWOOD — Troy Walker scored 19 points to help Bellwood-Antis move to 2-1 with a 60-42 victory over Mount Union in high school boys basketball action on Wednesday. Connor Gibbons, Trenton Pellegrino and Zach Miller each had nine points for the Blue Devils. MOUNT UNION (42): Brumbaugh 2 ...

Yankees land their big fish

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The Associated Press SAN DIEGO — Meeting with Gerrit Cole and the pitcher’s wife for the first time last week at the Fashion Island Hotel in Newport Beach, Brian Cashman tossed out a literary reference that prompted laughter. “You’re my white whale,” the New York Yankees general ...

Penn State Altoona women crush Mounties

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From Mirror reports Penn State Altoona women’s basketball used another complete performance on Wednesday night to post a 79-48 victory over nearby Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference opponent Mount Aloysius College in the Adler Auxiliary Gym. The win is Penn State Altoona’s (5-3, ...

PSU men’s soccer receives USC honor

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UNIVERSITY PARK — Three Penn State men’s soccer student-athletes recently earned 2019 All-Region nods from the United Soccer Coaches group. Aaron Molloy earned a spot on the All-North Region first team while Liam Butts and Brandon Hackenberg earned second team and third team honors, ...

Buckley, Edwards lead ’Cats

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HUNTINGDON — Nick Buckley and Jaymen Edwards were both double winners for Huntingdon in a non-leauge win over Cambria Heights, 111-33, in high school boys swimming on Wednesday. Buckley won the 200-yard IM and 100 freestyle, while Edwards won the 100 butterfly and 100 breaststroke. In ...