College Corner: Crestwood’s Pitman scoring big goals for Susquehanna

The Susquehanna field hockey team started this season with a 4-4 record and Hunter Pitman has the game-winning goal in all four of the victories. The sophomore attack, a Crestwood grad, posted her winning goals in a 4-3 overtime victory over Wilkes on Sept. 2, a 4-2 triumph over King’s on Sept. 9, a 3-1 […]

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USC’s Sam Darnold headlines loaded ‘Conference of QBs’

The Pac-12 has been called the Conference of Quarterbacks and it looks like it will really live up to that this season. USC’s Sam Darnold leads a strong group of returning QBs, including Jake Browning of Washington and Josh Rosen of UCLA. But there are some newcomers, too. Oregon State has community college transfer Jake […]

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Rose Bowl stars Sam Darnold, Saquon Barkley lead AP All-America team

Southern California quarterback Sam Darnold and Penn State running back Saquon Barkley put on a show at the Rose Bowl last season and established themselves as two of the biggest stars in college football coming into 2017. The two Heisman Trophy contenders highlight the first preseason All-America team in the history of The Associated Press. […]

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King’s College announces Adam Healey as new wrestling coach

WILKES-BARRE — It took Ned McGinley 48 years to decide not to coach the King’s College wrestling program anymore. And it took the icon just three seasons of mentoring Adam Healey to realize that his replacement was right under his nose. “Adam has the right demeanor to be a good coach. He has a good […]

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College Corner: Coughlin grad Nathaniela Bourdeau starring for St. Joseph’s track

Sophomore Nathaniela Bourdeau came up with a big effort to help the St. Joseph’s women’s track team finish second at the Rider Invitational on April 8 in Lawrenceville, N.J. The Coughlin High grad captured the 100 meter dash out of 39 runners with a time of 12.38 seconds. She also finished second in the 200 […]

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Misericordia punter Pat Newins staying busy in prep for NFL draft

There’s a good chance that this past week has been the busiest of Pat Newins’ four years at Misericordia University. He was at Villanova’s pro day on Monday, he had to complete school work early over the weekend. Then Newins, who’s a nursing student, had his clinical at Geisinger Health System on Tuesday. After that, […]

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Away From the Game: Misericordia punter Pat Newins

Pat Newins didn’t start playing football competitively until his senior year of high school. But it didn’t take long to realize he may have a future in the sport. After playing integral roles on special teams for Misericordia University, Newins started seeing NFL scouts showing up to his games during his senior campaign last fall. […]

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Ball takes father’s hype in stride

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — UCLA point guard Lonzo Ball dribbled around the court Thursday at Golden 1 Center in preparation for his team’s opening game of the NCAA Tournament. With nearly every shot he took, fans yelled out: “You’re better than Steph!” This has become Ball’s world since his father, LaVar, proclaimed the talented freshman better […]

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NCAA Tournament: Middle Tennessee’s Cinderella story alive again after win against Minnesota

MILWAUKEE — Reggie Upshaw scored 19 points, Giddy Potts added 15 and Middle Tennessee State took down another Big Ten team in the NCAA Tournament, beating Minnesota 81-72 on Thursday. Twelfth-seeded Middle Tennessee proved it was no one-year wonder after upsetting Michigan State as a No. 15 seed last March. The Blue Raiders (31-4) instead […]

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College Wrestling: Meyers grad Vito Pason 3 wins away from All-American status

Meyers grad Vito Pasone went 1-1 on the first day of the NCAA Wrestling Championships for Appalachian State. The 125-pounder is now three wins away from being an All-American. In his first bout on Thursday, Pasone lost via tech fall to Freddie Rodriguez from Southern Illinois University, 19-4. The only points Pasone could muster in […]

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