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Corbett’s proposed budget falls short Cierra Cook Staff Writer cdc8693@lhup.edu “Let’s begin with education. Every child in this state should be ready to learn…ready to grow, ready to succeed, and my budget sets an agenda in that spirit,” Governor Tom Corbett said in his speech about this years tentative budget. On Feb. 4, this year’s proposed state budget was released. It puts more of an emphasis on public education and is scheduled to be implemented in July. The proposed budget for this year plans to spend $400 million more on public education than last year, and is also projected to include a $25 million scholarship program. These scholarships will be for about 2,000 students whose parents make up to $110,000 dollars a year. this is an increase that is 3.3 percent more than last year. the second straight year, after an 18

ing is a funding cut,” Professor Matthew Girton, chair of the Communication and Philosophy department said. Students feel the effects of the budget cuts. Whether it is in the tuition costs or the lack of faculty, the effects are everywhere. up to my senior year now, the tuition has increased at least $1,000 or so,” Alexa Weissert, a senior English major, said. “In regards to the faculty and departments, I know after my freshman year that German was cut.” Since 2011, Governor Coring for public education has been cut tremendously. When the budget was tration wanted to cut the funding of some public universities more than 50 percent. current administration places on public higher education. They showed cut the budget over half,” Girton said. The funding for education did not change much in the two next con-

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secutive years. An article by John Micek for themorningcall.com states that, after the 2011 budget proposal, Corbett’s approval rating went down to 39 percent. In Feb. 2014, a Quinnipiac University poll stated that his approval was at a low 36 percent. Education is the biggest adversary when it comes to his approval ratings.

Dates to remember: Thursday, March 27 Lock Haven River Town Meeting, Durrwachter Alumni Conference Center 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Avenue 209 at 6:30 p.m. Contact Tracey Cummings at tcummins2@lhup.edu Saturday, March 29 Open House, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Sunday, March 30 Thomas Fieldhouse Monday, March 31 Art Exhibit Opening, Sloan from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Wednesday, April 2 Student Health Fair, Rec Center 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Culture through Coffee: Destination France Avenue 209 6 p.m.

Tuesday, April 8 Terrill Lecture Stevenson Library 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. AAUW $tart $mart Workshop 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Price Auditorium 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 4 Last day to drop a full semester course

Saturday, April 5 Denny Strouse 5k Mud Run Clinton County Fairgrounds 10 a.m.

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Adrienne Stucke: ‘A ray of sunshine’ gym daily and loved participating in intramural sports.

Jaimee Kester Lifestyle Editor jlk7206@lhup.edu “Adrienne was unlike anyone I ever met,” said Kelly Walser, a sophomore majoring in criminal justice, who was roommates with Stucke. Adrienne Stucke, a sophomore health and physical education major, died from injuries sustained in a car accident on Sunday, March 9, 2014. Stucke was a loyal friend and spent the majority of her time on campus with her best friends. “We did everything together,” said Britni Wehr, Stucke’s roommate , a sophomore majoring in communications. “She always put us before herself. That’s the kind of person she was.” At the start of her sophomore year, Stucke made the decision to switch her major to health and physical education. She dedicated herself to Graphic courtesy of 4shared.com

the gym every day and made sure to eat healthy,” said Walser. “And she was always talking about getting her ‘macros’,” added Wehr. Stucke played intramural volleyball and soccer and loved lifting weights. She wanted to be healthy and a positive role model for her future students. School came naturally to Stucke and she took immense pride in her grades. Her bright personality and dedication to school was apparent to not only her friends but her professors as well. “She was always so upbeat and fun and had the potential to be a great physical education teacher,” said Professor Kim Everhart, of the health and physical education department, who had Stucke in two of her classes. Stucke loved being outside and took every opportunity to get out into the sunshine. She drove a Jeep Wrangler and loved taking the top and doors off in the summer. “Every time it was slightly above thirty degrees we had to go out for a drive,” said Walser. “She loved being outdoors.” Although she came across as bright, bubbly and girly she was a country girl at heart. Her sion for country music. “She took special pride in the fact that she could rock a baseball hat,” said Wehr. Her younger brother, Wyatt and her mom were two of her closest friends. She was extremely family oriented and went home often to spend time with them. Every Sunday she went to church with her boyfriend, Jefferson Thomas. He was with her when her car crashed and is in intensive care in Altoona. Her friends will always remember Stucke by her energetic nature, bright smile and ability to make others laugh. She always made those around her feel welcomed and loved. “She described herself as a ray of sunshine,” said Wehr.

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Kyra Smith-Cullen News Editor ksmithcu@lhup.edu Though National Women’s History Month is drawing to a close, several organizations on campus intend to hold events geared towards women and equality past the end of the month. LHU is ending this year’s Women’s History Month festivities with an event in Avenue 209 on Thursday, March 27 at 6:30 p.m. However, the HOPE center is holding its annual Take Back the Night march and rally on Wednesday, April 2, at 6:00 p.m. and American Association of University Women will be hosting an equal pay workshop on Tuesday, April 8, at 5:00 p.m. Thursday’s “Let Her Voice Be Heard” event will feature readings from female authors by students.

“I love when female students or faculty read their own work which does often happen,” said Professor Tracey Cummings, of the English department. The time will also be used to announce the winners of the Virginia Martin Gender Issues Essay Award nominees for the President’s Award for Distinguished Work in the Advancement of Women’s Issues. The “Take Back the Night” rally, which will be held on the steps of Price Auditorium, is an annual event geared towards raising awareness of sexual assault and rape. It will feature speakers from campus and the Clinton County Women’s Center, in addition to an open mic period where survivors can share their stories. Though not exclusive to women, the female population makes up a who have been sexually assaulted or raped.

The AAUW’s event, “$tart $mart”, is a three and a half hour workshop that will focus on educating women on the lack of wage equality in the professional world and will be held in Bentley S06. “The workshop will educate attendees about the gender pay gap, help students develop a budget and determine salary needs and train them in negotiating skills through role playing,” said Professor Holle Canatella, one of the advisors for AAUW. Space for the workshop is limited, so interested students should RSVP to Canatella by April 1. “When women receive equal pay, not only does the employee and gets more productivity and leadership,” said Canatella. “So equal pay is

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Award winning play coming to LHU Kathleen Ellison A&E Editor kae742@lhup.edu

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‘Late Night with Seth Meyers’ off to a funny start Christine Nolthenius Staff Writer can7751@lhup.edu Former

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Did You Know? In “The Goonies” the cast was not allowed to see the pirate ship before the scene was shot. When they did see it, some of the kids said “Holy shit!” The scene had to be re-shot without them cursing. Info courtesy of imdb.com Photo courtesy of ulife.vpul.upenn.edu

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7 Arts & Entertainment The Supberb ‘Supermodel’ a n e r A m u sounds in new album Alb Spencer McCoy Staff Writer smccoy@lhup.edu I think it’s safe to assume that everyone has heard “Pumped Up Kicks” by Foster the People. Many weren’t “Torches” in 2011. This year we got a special treat when Foster the People dropped their long awaited album “Supermodel.” Foster the People is arguably one of the best indie bands the largely growing indie genre. “Supermodel” was good all the way through. Right from the start the band starts rocking and doesn’t seem to slow down till the very end. each song in their own individual right has something great to offer. They all have a kickin’ beat that just screams summer time cruising. “Supermodel” was intended to be released Nov. of 2013 but was pushed to Jan. of 2014. Luckily, it was worth

the wait. After hearing nothing new from Foster the People for sometime it has been great to hear more from the mind of Mark Foster, the bands lead singer and founder. The great thing about “Supermodel” is that every song is ally jamming out to. Many albums usually have a few good hits but “Supermodel” breaks that boundary. Album delays usually don’t offer too much good news but the decision to wait until proves that they aren’t a one hit wonder but in fact have the potential to produce quality music that can provide entertainment for die hard fans, or new comers. Overall “Supermodel” was fantastic. I loved the feel good party style Mark Foster and his band created. If you Beginners Guide to Destroying the Moon” and “Ask Yourself” were just some of my favorite songs on the album. Check out this album as quickly as you can, I promise you, you won’t be disappointed.

Spring is here, but ‘winter is coming’

Kayla Marsh A&E Editor kmarsh2@lhup.edu

With spring approaching something we can look forward to is winter coming. Season 3 of Game of Thrones ended on quite the dramatic note. Many of the main characters met their ends at the ‘Red Wedding.’ Breanne of Tarth (Gwendoline Christie) ended up out of her armor and in a dress, and needing a hand from Jaime Lannister (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau). And Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke) leveled a couple cities on the east continent, in her quest for the Iron Throne. With all the excitement jam packed into season 3, we can only imagine what season 4 has in store for us fans. Season 4 will focus on the second half of the third novel ‘A Storm of Swords’ in the ‘A Song of Fire and Ice’ book series. The upcoming season will see The War of 5 Kings drawing to a close, the North’s revenge, and the “Purple Wedding” of Margaery Tyrell (Natalie Dormer) and Joffrey Baratheon (Jack Glee-

son), “It’s going to be the wedding of the year,” says George R.R. Martin, author of the acclaimed book series, “and as memorable in its own way as our wedding last season…It’s what the fans call the Purple Wedding, based on the color of the wine, which plays a big part.” The character development of the main characters across the 3 seasons is some of the best writing and acting combinations on television right now. The core actors take George R.R. Martin’s fantastic story and execute it with on-point accuracy. The actors enjoy being on the show, but week after week they fear for the life of their characters. “No one is safe: that’s true and it’s a scary, scary thing,” said Nikolaj Coster-Waldau. “You open the scripts and wonder if you’ll be alive next week. It’s scary as an actor. But it’s also great because you are as curious as the viewers as to what will happen next.” If season 3 is any indication of the direction the show is going, we can only keep going up. Season 4 premieres on April 6 on HBO at 9 p.m.

Guess the Movie Quote! “Do you ever do this, you think back on all the times you’ve had with someone and you just replay it in your head over and over again and you signs of trouble?” Last issue’s answer was: “Leon: The Professional” Photo from upwarddownward.com


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ABC’s ‘Once Upon a Time’ gets wicked Zachary Estright Staff Writer zestrigh@lhup.edu

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LHU students await Spring Lisa Conner Staff Writer lconner@lhup.edu

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The harsh reality of dating

Danya Bloch Managing Editor dbloch@lhup.edu Maybe Romeo and Juliet had it right; the ideas we have of living ‘happerson isn’t always what we expect. We’ve played the game enough to know that the fairytale daydream we come up with doesn’t always meet reality Expectation: You catch the eye of a cute boy in your philosophy class, he asks to borrow your notes and writes his number in the margin of your notebook. Reality: You walk into philosophy not only realizing how much you’re going to dread the class, but also seeing that there are no eligible bachelors present. Expectation: You text back and forth throughout the week with an overuse of the blushed-face emoji. Reality: A Facebook message or two get passed, but nothing more exciting than a “Hey, what’s up?” Expectation: one of your favorites, and you have no doubt in your mind that the night will go smoothly. Reality: Your hair is a frizzy mess, but that’s ok because you’re going to the cheapest bar in an hour and all you can think about is the annoying way he chews his gum. Expectation: nice you look and even opens your car door before getting in the driver’s seat. Reality: He says he’ll meet you there.

Expectation: The food is delicious, he’s a perfectly mannered gentleman, and you can’t help but smile when he touches your hand from across the table. Reality: He’s already ordered himself a drink by the time you arrive, you order your own and realize you’ll be on your own tab tonight. Expectation: After he picks up the check your car ride home is spent laughReality: Your eyes glaze over as you listen to him telling stories of his accomplishments, drunken stories, and cheesy pickup lines. He’s more of show-off Expectation: He carries your left-overs while walking you to your door; the pair of you linger on the porch, not wanting to end the evening. Reality: He invites some of his ‘buddies’ to join you both for the rest if the hits on you and tries to take you home. Expectation: He cuts you off mid sentence with a kiss that lasts until you force yourself to go inside, not wanting to rush anything. Reality: You try to come up with an excuse to leave until you just don’t care Expectation: He stops you before walking inside, telling you to save your next Saturday for him. You walk in with a smile that last for the rest of the night. Reality: He gives you a meaningless hug and surprises you a bit by promising to text you to make sure you got home safely. Expectation: You fall asleep after reading a sweet goodnight text. Reality: You don’t hear from him except for a booty call two weeks later.

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March is Women’s History Month. Lock Haven usually cel1995 there was a presentation that included the perspectives of female students and faculty members.Their hope was to make it an annual event. This year the University is celebrating by hosting Let Her Voice Be Heard at Avenue 209 on Thursday March 27. The efforts made by those in 1995 obviously had an impact seeing that we are still honoring the holiday


Lifestyles

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Delicious microwavable snacks Jaimee Kester Lifestyles Editor jlk7206@lhup.edu

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College students love food and absolutely hate waiting for it. Microwaveable meals satisfy both of these needs but aren’t always that tasty. With a little bit of creativity you can create snacks, meals and desserts for one that are almost Food Network worthy.

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Supreme Court to rule: Religious rights of corporations and the reproductive ramifications Lona Middleton Copy Editor lkemp@lhup.edu I can think of few things more idiotic than letting corporations claim the same status as organized religions when it comes to health insurance and women’s issues. In case you haven’t heard, Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. is being sued

by a former employee after being denied certain types of contraceptives. Hobby Lobby is claiming that as a private organization, they can use religious reasons to deny women certain types of contraception. This, if allowed would be the biggest step backwards for women’s rights in years. Currently, this issue is before the Supreme Court and it is go. If it goes in favor of big business,

then women employees and female family members of employees will have control of their bodies and reproductive independence limited by insurance coverage. They will be forced to pay out of pocket for a service most other companies cover. This is supposed to be a time of progression and forward-thinking. use birth control without the stigma that had long since accompanied it.

We control our bodies and that includes our reproductive decisions. Giving corporations the ability to deny women the easy accessibility of certain types of birth control would set us all back generations in women’s rights accomplishments. All we can honestly do is hope that the Supreme Court, with its female justices has the wisdom to see what a devastating strike against women this decision could be.

Pretty little ladies Sarah Eckrich Opinion Editor seckrich@lhup.edu

I was steaming clothes at work a few days ago when a woman hesitantly approached me, carrying a sandal and looking for guidance. Normally, it’s the kind of interaction I dread. Despite years of retail service—all that time spent around shoes and apparel and accessories— I’ve never developed a strong sense of right and ing in the beginning of “The Devil Wears Prada.” So I feared any woman approaching me with a shoe and a burning curiosity in her eyes, the kind that meant she needed something. Because if what she needed was advice, I was going to lie through my teeth—the only thing working with the lessly. Instead, this lady just asked me if we had her size shoe so she could try it on. I wandered back into a canyon of shoes, stacked taller than two of me and found what she wanted. We went on like this through several pairs of shoes. Every time I waited for a question, I’d have to invent an answer to and every time she just marveled at her feet, then picked another pair for me to search for in her size.

As she zipped one particular pair of slick black boots, I remember thinking to myself how put together she looked. Her jewelry matched the metal on her purse and the colors in the patterns on her blouse. She had electric green eyes and luscious black hair with a skillfully sculpted mesh of waves and curls. I realized she didn’t and indeed wouldn’t need my help. After all, I was wearing slippers at work; she was clearly one of the beautiful people. Soon enough, she was done with me. She thanked me for all my help, scooped up her boxes of shoes and headed for another part of the store. I went back to steaming clothes and feeling sorry for myself about the tragic state of my womanhood. My self-pity over something so trivial was disconcerting. I realized that I had never once worried the woman would ask me to calculate the sale price—something I knew I could do it on the spot without trouble because I’m a smart girl. But I’m not a girly girl and the thought of her asking me something “feminine” had nearly disarmed me. A youth spent sidelining myself as a woman suddenly left me feeling inadequate as an adult. My attempts to transcend my gender ultimately left me feeling ignorant and thus unworthy. What a slap in the face it is to realize that in striving for one thing, you’ve accomplished the opposite.

Not content to leave me with one epiphany, the fates put this woman in my path again as she checked out. She explained to a coworker and me that she was fat and ugly—not that she felt fat and ugly but that she was those things. Then she explained that she bought shoes to make herself feel better. And I was never so instantly heartbroken. Here I’d been admiring this woman for being so beautiful and put together and she felt the exact same way I did: insecure and inadequate. Before this encounter, I’d never thought of myself as someone who’d ever been a victim of my gender. I never felt held down by a glass ceiling. But it turns out push-up bras and panic over questions about how to wear tunic tops can qualify as glass ceilings too. For centuries, society has demanded that women be a properly-embellished gender. In spite of all the strides we’ve made to equal men, we’re still oppressed by expectations of femininity. Ladies, I think many of us have got that anything-you-can-do-I-can-do-better attitude. And that’s a big step in the right direction. But I don’t think we’ve spent enough time reminding each other and ourselves that how we decorate our pretty little heads isn’t nearly as important as what’s inside of them. And where we go in life matters a lot more than the shoes we wore to get there.


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Opinion

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Bring out your dead

Vicky Kramer Staff Writer vak1553@lhup.edu Chris Fravel Staff Writer cfravel@lhup.edu The typical know-it-all. I swear, I have a class with one every semester and it doesn’t get any less infuriating as time passes and knowledgeable and then there is being arrogant or even annoyingly outspoken. We’ll start with the more arrogant form of know-it-all. During my sophomore year I had a class where I sat next to a kid who just thought he knew him voicing his opinions regularly and contributing to class discussion on nearly every topic. Annoying? A little. Innocent? So I thought. As the semester wore on and the class got more comfortable with each other, this kid started to get much more “in-your-face” about things. One day a kid brought up an idea and immediately Mr. Know-it-all disputed it (without politely interjecting or raising his hand). He tore the original contributor apart, telling him how ridiculous his opinion was. I’m not kidding when I quote him directly as saying, “and don’t even begin to argue back with me because I know I’m smarter than you, buddy.” The whole situation got out-of-hand much too easily and Mr. Know-itall’s response was completely unwarranted and quite honestly, unwanted. How about the kid in your class that means well but seriously gets to the point where you think he’s trying to make the rest of the class look bad? You know, the kid who has all of the answers, but isn’t mean-spirited about it? That almost drives me crazier because most of the time, these kids don’t even realize what they’re doing. Before you go jumping on me about effort and class participation, realize that I’m not discrediting the kid’s desire to participate or be an active learner, because we all should strive for both of those goals. I simply get annoyed when one kid hogs all of the glory. Yeah, sure, you might know the answer right off the top of your head, but give the rest of us a second to process it because we might require a little longer to think about it. It’s not that we don’t like you, kid; it’s just that we want you to slow your roll a little bit so we can learn with you, not from you. Obviously know-it-all number one is much worse than know-it-all num-

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What if people randomly began coming back from the dead? What if it happened and the opportunity arose to bring back someone of your own choice? Would you take advantage of it? On “Good Morning America,” these sorts of questions were posed in response to the new hit series on ABC, “Resurrection.” “Resurrection” tells the story of multiple families who have lost loved ones that suddenly seem to come back from the dead. The reanimation of these lost loved ones is a blessing and a curse to many of the families. “Resurrection” has two characters that have come back from the dead so far. Both characters were dead for many years before returning. When they returned, they were “dropped off” in places they had never been when they were alive. Neither character recalls dying, but they both have accurate recollections of thoughts when they came back to life. If this phenomenon was actually possible, would you want to experience someone coming back from the dead? What if you could choose who would come back? I would love to have this opportunity. There are so many people I would love to reconnect with and some who I would like to answer questions that remain unknown. First and foremost, I would bring back my grandfather. Many have heard the saying “if I only had

one more day.” This plays in my mind a lot and makes me think about what I would do if given the opportunity to be with my grandfather again. There are so many things I would want to tell him and do with him. The premise of “Resurrection” creates this scenario of the dead coming back. That being a possibility brings great comfort for a person missing a loved one. Aside from family, there are other people that I would bring back from the dead to ask some tantalizing questions. For example, I’d ask Amelia Earhart what really happened to her and if she landed her plane. I would also bring back major politiKing, Jr. and Rosa Parks. The scenario could be a utopia, but what’s the real cost of comfort, more time and answers? If humans were given the option to bring people back, that may not be a good thing. What if someone wants to bring a terrorist or a murderer? Not only would that affect the lives of the loves ones of their victims, but it would likely lead to more heinous crimes and the loss of more innocent lives. Humans have free will and There is an abundance of evil found in the world today. Giving us the choice to bring someone back to life and to decide who may not be in our best interest. Hopefully we’ll never have to worry about it. But just in case life ever does turn into “Resurrection,” let’s let nature take care of who it wants to come back; maybe the rest will take care of itself.


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Sports

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Dayton Flyers: breaking brackets

MARCH MADNESS PREVIEW:

LONGHORNS, WILDCATS & CYCLONES Chris Fravel Staff Writer cfravel@lhup.edu

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This week in the March Madness Preview we’re going over the Texas LongStaff Writer horns, Kentucky Wildcats, and the Iowa State Cyclones, all teams that I believe could make thecfravel@lhup.edu NCAA tournament. Analysis of Texas and Iowa State are courtesy of Kyle Harstead, senior at LHU. TexasI had Longhorns: When originally picked my bracket, I They score 76.9 points per game (50th) and grab 42 offensive per game (5th). They don’t the round rebounds of 64 because I knew the Flyers werespread the ball around much only averaging 12.3 assists per underrated and the Buckeyes were vulnerable in a lot of spots. Why I didn’t have the same making their shots 43.7 percent of the matchtime (220th). thought-process for the Flyers’ potential Their defense has some work to do. They are giving up per game (207th) and do not create I71.0 had points ‘Cuse beating Dayton and even making it many turnovers averaging 6.2The steals per game (173rd). to the Eliteonly Eight. Silly me. Dayton Flyers They are, however, very strong underneath grabbing 27.4 story” defensive rebounds game (12th) and averaging ella after beatingpertwo nationally-ranked 6.1 blocks (13th) teams in a per rowgame during the NCAA tournament. Because of their wins over some top teams, I look at them to come in as a 4-6 seed however I don’t see them making a deep run. It’s one of those teams with their thought Jim Boeheim would get his team back to playing to their potential by the round but most tournament likely the second. time the NCAA rolled around. Unfortunately that was not the case and

Kentucky Wildcats:

The Wildcats have three major offensive and three major defensive stats all in the top-100 of the NCAA. Kentucky is averaging 78.2 points per game (35th), 41.4 rebounds per averaging game (6th)7 and area-piece. shooting 46.8% game. The duo both lead the team in rebounds, boards How long will this run last for the Flyers? Can Dayton continue its winning ways? the next Wildcats to 66.9 pointshave per It’s not hard to imagine as their gameare is holding against opponents Stanford. The Cardinal game (89th), snagging 26.9 rebounds proven that per theygame can (18th) throw and blocking 6.5 shots per game (5th).with the elite of punches If the Wildcats can win that game, with they their will the tournament streak into the SEC tournament and over NCAA tournaupset wins New Mexment with enough momentum to the make some ico in round of serious 64 and noise. I foresee Kentucky clawing their wayround through to Kansas in the of 32. the Sweet Sixteen, perhaps Let’s even face the Elite Eight. This it though, they’re Wildcat squad has some serious potential, take them seriously creating your a very when beatable opponent March Madness brackets. for Dayton. Not to mention Iowa State Cyclones: the Florida Gators have It is clear this team’s strength is on the ofnot been playing as solidly fensive side of the ball ranking in the top 38 in four as they would have hoped, major offensive categories. They score 83.6 points showing some real holes in per game (6th) while shooting 47.3 percent from the their game in the rounds of 64 and 32 this year. A per game (25th) and are very good at spreading the keen eye should be kept on ball around averaging 18.7 assists per game (1st). the Dayton Flyers as their However, it looks like a whole separate team when time to make a run is right it comes to their defense. In 3 of the 4 main defen- now. Dayton is for real, folks; sive they categories, they rank no higher than and could make a deeper impact on 162nd. this year’s tournament than most people If they can run the table in their last four games, I can see them coming in as were expecting. a 3 or 4 seed. they beat the teams they need night to beat splitting with Watch the Because Dayton Flyers for yourself on Thursday at while 7:15 EST on CBS in toughSweet games, I fullygame believe this team can easilyCardinal. make a Sweet Sixteen run but I’m their Sixteen against the Stanford sure we will see them in the Elite 8.

Top right, senior forward Devin Oliver. Photo courtesy of Jared Wickerham. Bottom left photo courtesy of Scott Coleman.


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Softball falls to Millersville Tyler Rumsey Sports Information trumsey@lhup.edu

The Lock Haven University softball team (6-13, 1-3 PSAC East) dropped both games of a PSAC East doubleheader at Millersville University (10-8, 2-0 PSAC East) Sunday, March 23. LHU dropped game one, 3-0 and Millersville swept the Lady Eagles with a 4-2 gametwo win. Taylor Magee (Chesapeake, Va./Western Branch) and McKenna Garlock (Three Springs, Pa./Huntingdon) picked up a hit apiece in the loss. Jessie Probst (Harrisburg, Pa./Central Dauphin) and Rachel Mouillesseaux (Endicott, N.Y./Union Endicott) combined for seven strikes in the game-one loss. In game two, LHU scored its two run on six hits. Chelsea Edwards (Horsham, Pa./Hatboro-Horsham) was 2-for-3 at the plate. Jodi Weaknecht (Kutztown, Pa./Kutztown) drove in both Haven runs. Mouillesseaux struck out three. Lock Haven returns to action next weekend with a pair of home doubleheaders. LHU hosts East Stroudsburg on Friday, March 28 at 2:30 p.m. and Lock Haven hosts Bloomsburg on Saturday, March 29 at 1 p.m.

VS. No. 10 Stanford vs. No. 11 Dayton, Thursday, March 27--7:15 p.m., CBS

VS. No. 2 Wisconsin vs. No. 6 Baylor, Thursday, March 27--7:47 p.m., TBS

VS. No. 1 Florida vs. No. 4 UCLA, Thursday, March 27--9:45 p.m., CBS

March Madness schedule

VS. No. 3 Iowa State vs. No. 7 Connecticut, Friday, March 28--7:27 p.m.,TBS

VS.

VS. No. 1 Arizona vs. No. 4 San Diego State, Thursday, March 27--10:17 p.m., TBS

VS. No. 2 Michigan vs. No. 11 Tennessee, Friday, March 28--7:15 p.m., CBS

No. 4 Louisville vs. No. 8 Kentucky, Friday, March 28--9:45 p.m.,CBS

VS. No. 1 Virginia vs. No. 4 Michigan State, Friday, March 28--9:57 p.m., TBS


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Baseball bounces back in doubleheader Tyler Rumsey Sports Information trumsey@lhup.edu

The Lock Haven University baseball team (9-8, 1-3 PSAC East) earned a split with Bloomsburg University (10-8, 3-1 PSAC) Sunday March 23 at Foundation Field. The Bald Eagles dropped the opener 16-0 but bounced back in the nightcap with a 7-5 victory. In game two the LHU bats came to life, pounding out 10 hits after recording just two in the opener. The Bald Eagles were led offensively in the nightcap by Tyson Petersheim (New Holland, Pa./Garden Spot), Anthony Kyne (Newtown Square, Pa./Penn State Brandywine) and Tyler Yesensky (Endwell, N.Y./Old Dohits apiece. Kyne and Yesensky each belted two doubles while LHU posted six extra base hits in the game. Lock Haven got a strong pitching performance from starter Parker Watson (Philipsburg, Pa./Philipsburg-Osceola) who picked up his second win of the season on the mound. Watson went 5.1 strong inearned runs before giving way to the bullpen. Cody Godfrey (Windsor, Pa./ Red Lion) pitched out of a bases

out in the sixth while Aaron Lidgett (Morrisdale, Pa./West Branch) earned his third save of the season, pitching a perfect seventh. In the opener LHU was limited to just two hits and struggled rors. Bloomsburg got on the board early scoring three runs in the more in the second. The Huskies blew the game wide open with an eight run sixth inning before adding three more in the seventh. Madison Neddo (Earleville, Md./Coppin State Univ.) fell to 1-2 on the season taking the loss on the hill. Neddo threw 5.2 innings allowing 11 runs, only seven on which were earned. Scott Zuback (Mill Hall, Pa./ Central Mountain) and Kyne picked up the lone two hits for Lock Haven in game one. with an RBI, a run scored and a double. Lock Haven returns to action on Tuesday, March 25 when the Bald Eagles host Pitt-Johnstown in a PSAC crossover doubleheader. First pitch at Foundation Field is set for 1 p.m.


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