Three District 9 Wrestlers Earn PIAA Class AA Gold Medals

HERSHEY — A trio of wrestlers ranked No. 1 in the state by Off the Mat for most of the seasons lived up to that billing with gold medal performances in the 2014 PIAA Class AA Championships that highlighted District 9’s best showing in years. Brookville 138-pounder Brock...

Whiting wins gold, Cox earns bronze at World Indoor Track Championships

The 2014 World Indoor Championships concluded Sunday in Sopot, Poland, with two athletes with ties to the Nittany Lion Track and Field program coming away with medals.

Sibson garners second consecutive Big Ten Freshman of the Week nod

The No. 15 Penn State women’s gymnastics team claimed their second straight Big Ten Freshman of the Week honor and third of the season as freshman Emma Sibson (Allen, Texas) claimed back-to-back honors from the conference office on Monday (March 10) for her efforts last...

Newbill, Frazier earn All-Big Ten accolades

D.J. Newbill and Tim Frazier are among the 2014 All-Big Ten men’s basketball teams and award winners, the conference office announced Monday (March 10). Newbill earned Second Team All-Big Ten honors, while Frazier received third-team recognition. Both players were heralded...

Blue Jackets’ Ryan Murray to miss rest of regular season

Fitzgerald Cecilio – 4E Sports Reporter Columbus, OH, United States (4E Sports) – The Columbus Blue Jackets announced that rookie defenseman Ryan Murray will miss the rest of the regular season after undergoing arthroscopic knee surgery. Coach Todd Richards said the...
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China auto sales rise 18 percent in February; local brands decline

Nathan Andrada – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Beijing, China (4E) – Sales of passenger vehicles in China increased 18 percent in February, surpassing analysts’ forecast, as deliveries at Ford Motor Co. and Toyota Motor Corp. climbed. The China...
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Spectator screening, items ban set for bigger Boston Marathon

Windsor Genova – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Boston, MA, United States (4E) – Some 3,500 policemen will be deployed, spectators will be checked and certain items will be banned in the Boston Marathon on April 21, according to Massachusetts security...
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USN ships search for missing Malaysian plane, Texas man among passengers

Windsor Genova – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Washington, DC, United States (4E) – Two U.S. Navy ships are in the Gulf of Thailand Monday helping in the international search for a missing Malaysian Airlines plane with 238 passengers aboard, including a Texas...
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Trio of Nittany Lions on ballot for 2014 College Football Hall of Fame class

A trio of standouts from Penn State’s 1986 National Championship team are among the candidates under consideration for the National Football Foundation’s College Hall of Fame. First-team All-Americans Shane Conlan, D.J. Dozier and Steve Wisniewski have been selected...

David Ortiz, Mike Napoli homer as Red Sox down Rays

Fitzgerald Cecilio – 4E Sports Reporter Fort Myers, FL, United States (4E Sports) – David Ortiz and Mike Napoli homered while Jon Lester pitched three strong innings to carry the defending World Series champion Boston Red Sox to a 6-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays...
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