Local Sports 11/23/18

WILL JAMES FRANKLIN BE ROOTING FOR OR AGAINST NOTRE DAME TOMORROW NIGHT? THAT IS WHAT MIGHT BE ON THE MINDS OF NITTANY LION FANS, AS SPECULATION CONTINUES TO HEAT UP CONCERNING THE HEAD COACHING POSITION AT USC. MANY “EXPERTS” SAY THAT IF NOTRE DAME BEATS USC, HEAD COACH CLAY HELTON MAY BE FIRED, AND FRANKLIN’s NAME KEEPS COMING UP AS A POSSIBLE SUCCESSOR. FRANKLIN, AS EXPECTED GAVE THE USUAL COACH SPEAK ABOUT THE ISSUE, SAYNG IT IS JUST THE RUMOR MILLL GETTING A FULL BLOWN WORKOUT.

 

PENGUINS GOALTENDER MATT MURRAY WAS MYSTERIOUSLY PLACED ON EXTENDED I.R. YESTERDAY, JUST ONE DAY AFTER SERVING AS BACKUP TO CASEY DeSMITH ON WEDENSDAY. THE PENS ANNOUNCED MURRAY HAS A LOWER BODY INJURY WHICH COULD KEEP HIM OUT OF THE LINEUP FOR SOME TIME, THE PENS DID ONT SPECULATE ON HOW LONG MURRAY WILL BE ON THE SHELF. TRISTAN JARRY WAS RE-CALLED FROM SCRANTON-WILKES BARRE TO JOIN THE PENS TONIGHT IN BOSTON.

 

PIAA STATE FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS

 

TODAY-TONITE

 

CLASS 5A  HOLLIDAYSBURG vs ARCHBISHOP WOOD

MILTON HERSHEY H.S. 2:00

 

CLASS 2A  RICHLAND vs WEST CATHOLIC

CENTRAL YORK H.S. 2:00

 

CLASS 1A  JUNIATA VALLEY vs UNITED  MANSION PARK  7:00

ALSO DISTRICT 6 CHAMPIONSHIP GAME

 

SATURDAY

 

CLASS 6A  ST. COLLEGE vs PINE RICHLAND  MANSION PARK  7:00

 

CLASS 3A  BALD EAGLE AREA vs SHARON  MANSION PARK  1:00