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Cold not a bother for steelhead anglers

Outdoors

For area fishermen who are looking for a trophy-size, late-fall challenge, pursuing steelhead trout in Erie County or steelhead and/or salmon in the northwest part of New York State can be a very fulfilling option. Steelhead trout normally start running from Lake Erie into the tributary ...

Browns star Garrett on COVID list, out for Eagles game

National Sports

CLEVELAND — Myles Garrett has been slowed down just when the Browns need him most. Cleveland’s dynamic star defensive end and the NFL’s leader in sacks will miss Sunday’s game against Philadelphia — and maybe more — after testing positive for COVID-19, dealing the Browns a major ...

Hunting licenses soar in a pandemic world

Outdoors

The Associated Press TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Hunting was a big part of Zane Goucher’s youth, when he pursued whitetail deer and ruffed grouse in the Maine woods with his father. He eventually drifted away from the sport but has returned after a 22-year absence, inspired by the coronavirus ...

Steelers at Jaguars

Professional Sports

Records: Pittsburgh (9-0); Jacksonville (1-8) Kickoff: Sunday, 1 p.m., CBS Opening line: Steelers by 10 Record vs. spread: Steelers 7-2; Jaguars 4-5 Series record: Jaguars lead 14-12 Last meeting: Steelers beat Jaguars 20-16 on Nov. 18, 2018 Last week: Steelers beat Bengals 36-10; ...

Steel-High stands in way of BG’s trip to finals

Local Sports

Week 11 Who: Bishop Guilfoyle at Steelton-Highspire When: Saturday, 1 p.m. Records: Marauders (7-2); Steamrollers (9-0) Winner gets: Jeanette-Reynolds winner on Friday, Nov. 27, at 11 a.m. in Hershey Radio: WRTA-AM 1240 and 98.5 FM The Steelton-Highspire football team uses a ...

Steelers star receiver having fun on, off the field

Local Sports

By Will Graves The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Don’t get it twisted. Life is still very much “lit” for JuJu Smith-Schuster. A quick scan of the Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver’s hyperactive social media accounts offers all the proof required. There’s the soon-to-be ...

Glendale gets new wrestling coach

Local Sports

The Glendale Area High School wrestling program enjoyed a banner year in the 2019-20 season. After logging a 16-2 dual meet record, Glendale won its first-ever District 6 Class 2A team championship and sent four wrestlers to the PIAA state tournament at Hershey’s Giant Center, where Brock ...

PSU season snapshot: 2012

PSU

A daily series featuring each Penn State football season from 1947-2019: Year: 2012 Coach: Bill O’Brien Final record: 8-4 Final ranking: Not ranked Regular-season wins: Navy, Temple, Illinois, Northwestern, Iowa, Purdue, Indiana, Wisconsin Regular-season losses: Ohio, Virginia, ...

PSU has lots to think about when benching a QB

PSU

To answer this week’s question: Absolutely. Much as coaches want to treat players the same, regardless of position, it just doesn’t, and can’t, work that way. Quarterback is the most important position on the team — one of the most important positions in all of sports. Coaches ...

PSU coaches should not treat QBs with kid gloves

PSU

There’s no I in team. There’s also no QB in team. No one is above the entire team. No one. If one player is messing up so badly that he’s a huge reason why a team is losing games, then that player has to be benched. Even if it’s the quarterback. OK, so most everyone agrees ...

Penn State’s Stevens signed by Cavaliers

PSU

UNIVERSITY PARK — Former Penn State men’s basketball forward Lamar Stevens agreed in principle to with sign the Cleveland Cavaliers Wednesday night. Stevens and close family members celebrated his latest achievement at home in Philadelphia following a distinguished collegiate career. ...

Jags will be minus starter on defense

National Sports

The Associated Press JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Jacksonville Jaguars placed rookie cornerback CJ Henderson on injured reserve Thursday with a groin injury, creating a huge hole in their secondary days before hosting unbeaten Pittsburgh. The Jaguars (1-8), who have lost eight in a row, could ...

Woods, son to play in tourney

National Sports

The Associated Press Tiger Woods still has one tournament left this year that might feel as big as any to him. The PNC Championship announced Thursday that Woods will play with 11-year-old son Charlie in the tournament that has paired major champions with their sons since 1995, the year ...

NBC’s Zimmerman receives ICC honor

Local Sports

LOYSBURG — Northern Bedford County High School senior Ian Zimmerman, the four-time District 5 Class 1A champion, led the 2020 Inter-County Conference Boys Cross Country All-Star Team. Zimmerman was joined on the team by teammate Conner Laird, Bellwood-Antis’ Kenny Robison, Moshannon ...

Sports at a glance

National Sports

Two-way tie at RSM event ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. — Camilo Villegas made a 10-foot birdie putt on his final hole Thursday for a 6-under 64 and a share of the lead with Matt Wallace in the RSM Classic. Villegas, who is trying to return from shoulder surgery, and Wallace each finished on the ...

Chesney remembered as solid teammate

Local Sports

In a fabulous four-year wrestling career at Northern Bedford Area High School, Tyler Chesney won 119 matches, four District 5 championships, and took a third-place bronze medal as a senior in the PIAA Class 2A state tournament. But Chesney, who passed away unexpectedly in his sleep recently ...

Big Ten football loses Maryland-MSU game

PSU

The Big Ten game Saturday between Maryland and Michigan State has been canceled after a COVID-19 outbreak on the Terrapins resulted in a positive test for coach Michael Locksley. It’s the second straight cancellation for the Terrapins, who were scheduled to face Ohio State last week before ...

PIAA lets schools decide on masks

Local Sports

The Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association left the decision on whether student athletes would wear masks in competition in the hands of each individual school district at its board meeting on Wednesday. “I would like to make a motion for the PIAA to release a statement ...

Steelers DT part of Jaguars revenge tour

Local Sports

Next up Sunday: Pittsburgh at Jacksonville, 1 p.m. Records: Steelers (9-0); Jaguars (1-8) TV: CBS Line: Steelers by 10 The Associated Press JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Jacksonville Jaguars are seeing former teammates nearly every week, so many down the stretch that it could be ...

PSU Snapshot: 2011

PSU

A daily series featuring each Penn State football season from 1947-2019: Year: 2011 Coach: Joe Paterno (9 games) and Tom Bradley (4 games) Final record: 9-4 Final ranking: Not ranked Regular-season wins: Indiana State, Temple, Eastern Michigan, Indiana, Iowa, Purdue, Northwestern, ...