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  • Parity reigning in Carroll girls lacrosse

    Parity isn't a word that has been used often when referring to girls lacrosse in Carroll County. Two weeks into this season, however, it finally seems fitting. Following years of domination by Century, and prior to that Liberty, the county's girls...
  • Mussina is a tough Hall call

    News item: Former Orioles pitcher Mike Mussina, who won 20 games this year for the first time in his career, announced his retirement, saying he made the decision before the start of the season and never wavered on it. My take: It remains to be seen...
  • Nairn is still dazzling on the field

    Nairn is still dazzling on the field
    Throughout her illustrious four-year soccer career at Archbishop Spalding, Christine Nairn showed a knack for scoring dazzling goals from anywhere on the field. She hit the powerful, knuckling strikes that found the net from 30 yards and, other times,...
  • Big Ten lands six primetime ESPN/ABC telecasts

    Big Ten lands six primetime ESPN/ABC telecasts
      The Big Ten will be featured in six primetime college football telecasts next season including three games featuring Ohio State according to the latest schedule put out by ESPN Tuesday. Urban Meyer’s Buckeyes kick things off against visiting...
  • Penn State's Lucas picked by Phoenix in WNBA draft

    It may not have come as early as some projected, but Maggie Lucas finally got her name on a WNBA Draft board. Lucas, Penn State's second-leading career scorer, was selected in the second round with the 21st overall pick by the Phoenix Mercury during...
  • Illini to play prime-time game vs. Ohio State

    Illini to play prime-time game vs. Ohio State
    The Illini are headed for prime time. Illinois will play Ohio State on the road at 7 p.m. on Nov. 1, ESPN announced. The game will be aired on ABC, ESPN or ESPN2. The Illini have lost six straight to Ohio State since winning in 2007 at the Horseshoe....
  • Penn State-Ohio State kickoff in prime time

    Penn State-Ohio State kickoff in prime time
    For the sixth time in 10 seasons, Penn State's game with Ohio State this fall will again be played under the lights. The October 25 showdown at Beaver Stadium will kick off at 8 p.m. and be televised by either ABC, ESPN or ESPN2. It's the second...
  • Former Penn Staters are giving local student-athletes plenty of options when it comes to quality instruction

    Spring and summer generally mean warmer weather and lots of camp, clinic and academy opportunities for budding athletes. A couple of new ventures are starting in the coming weeks, and if you're a Penn State football fan, you will definitely recognize...
  • A stronger, faster Hackenberg taking to Penn State's new offense

    A stronger, faster Hackenberg taking to Penn State's new offense
    Christian Hackenberg embarked on his first substantial weight-training program last winter, generating what he called productive results. The Penn State quarterback added about 10 pounds, gained significant strength and ran a personal best (4.73) in the...
  • Penn State to play in first Big Ten night game at the Big House

    Penn State will play the first Big Ten night game at the Big House this fall. Michigan announced Monday that its Oct. 11 game against Penn State will kick off at 7 p.m. It will mark the first conference night game ever at Michigan Stadium. Michigan...
  • Penn State's coaches building chemistry, as well as new schemes, during spring drills

    Penn State's coaches building chemistry, as well as new schemes, during spring drills
    Every Penn State practice incorporates something new, Christian Hackenberg said. There's a drill called the "Lions' den," push-up competitions, field-goal challenges, even offensive linemen (and assistant coaches) fielding punts. Head coach James...
  • College Update: Locals excelling in SCIAC

    College Update: Locals excelling in SCIAC
    The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level. Coltrane Powdrill (Crescenta Valley High, 2010) Cal Lutheran basketball: In his first season with the Kingsmen, Powdrill made an immediate impact and his postseason haul of accolades...