Memo to angry FSU, Florida fans: Look how patience has paid off at Penn State, Notre Dame

ORLANDO, Fla. — A bit of perspective for those Florida Gators fans who Jim McElwain says have issued death threats and to the obnoxious FSU heckler whom Jimbo Fisher wanted to beat up after another tough loss last weekend. Last year, many Penn State fans wanted coach James Franklin fired after his team started 2-2 […]

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College Corner: Holy Redeemer grad Lydia Lawson starring with Elizabethtown field hockey

Lydia Lawson had a solid freshman season with the Elizabethtown field hockey team but as a sophomore, she’s playing even a bigger role with the Blue Jays. Lawson, from Mountain Top and a Holy Redeemer grad, leads the team with 23 points on 11 goals and an assist. She has three game-winners. The 5-foot-3 forward […]

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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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