Sunday, December 10, 2017

Fall Food Show Winners Announced at Penn College

The Best of Show recipient in Penn College’s Fall Food Show was prepared by students Kelsie F. Thomas, left, of Darby, and Ashley R. Potrzebowski, of Williamsport, as part of their Advanced Garde Manger course. They were tasked with creating a cold platter and charcuterie board.
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Pennsylvania College of Technology announced winners of its Fall Food Show, held Dec. 1 at the college.

Earning the Chef Eugene Mattucci Best of Show Award was the student duo of Ashley R. Potrzebowski, of Williamsport, and Kelsie F. Thomas, of Darby, for their “Beer & Pub Style Christmas” platter and charcuterie board. Their entry, completed as a final project for the Advanced Garde Manger course, included a salad of kale, dried cranberries and pecans with orange vinaigrette; haymarket pate en croute with sage-infused aspic; cured and smoked turkey breast; onion chutney; and beer cheese dip with garlic-butter pretzel bites. Both students are pursuing degrees in culinary arts technology.

The Best of Show winner in Penn College’s Fall Food Show featured a salad, haymarket pate en croute, cured and smoked turkey breast, onion chutney, and beer and cheese dip with garlic-butter pretzel bites.
The Food Show is hosted by the college’s School of Business & Hospitality to showcase the talents of its students, who presented final projects in the Advanced Garde Manger, Classical and Specialty Desserts Presentation, and Principles of Chocolate Works courses. In all, 37 entries were judged.

Penn College wrestling and basketball news

Penn College wrestlers post first wins of season

Pennsylvania College of Technology wrestlers are coming off a 2-1 week as three of its grapplers went 3-0 while the men’s and women’s basketball teams went a combined 0-3.



At the Keystone College Duals on Saturday, Penn College went 2-1, topping SUNY Ulster, 31-30 (criteria D, most near-fall points); and Thaddeus Stevens, 42-12; before losing to host Keystone College, 34-24, to go to 2-5 on the season. Joe Swank, of Shanksville, at 141 pounds; Nick Bruce, of Troy, at 184; and Dylan Otis, of Towanda, at 285, all went 3-0 in their matches with Swank recording three falls, Otis two falls and Bruce one fall. Also for the Wildcats, Christian Fox, of Boyertown, at 133, and Dan Bergeron, of Jackson, New Jersey, at 157, both finished 2-1; each recording a pin.

Wilkes Wrestling Drops Pair of Matches at Grapple at the Garden

NEW YORK, NY – The Wilkes University wrestling team fell in both of its matches at the Grapple at the Garden Sunday afternoon at the Madison Square Garden Theater. The event, now in its sixth year, featured just one mat for competition.

The Colonels dropped a 29-16 decision to No. 3 Stevens before falling 38-3 to LIU Post in its final match of the day. Wilkes slipped to 6-8 overall in dual matches on the season following the two-match event.

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Wrestling - Behind five individual champions, Lock Haven rolls to PSAC title

Lock Haven had 5 champs and claimed the PSAC title. (Courtesy of Lock Haven University Sports Information)
No. 24 Bald Eagles crown five individual champions, roll to PSAC record 20thtitle, first in 17 seasons.
EDINBORO, Pa. – The nationally-ranked Lock Haven University wrestling team crowned five individual champions and rolled to the 2017 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Championships. The title marked Lock Haven’s 20th PSAC title, the most of any conference school and it was the Bald Eagles first in 17 seasons.

Wrestling - Huskies Take Eighth at PSAC Championships

EDINBORO, Pa. - The Bloomsburg University wrestling team took eighth place at the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Championships with 43.5 team points on Saturday (Dec. 9) at Edinboro University's McComb Fieldhouse. No. 24/18 Lock Haven captured the title with 156 team points. The Huskies had three placers in Andy Schutz (Exeter, Pa./Wyoming Area) at 133 pounds, Kyle Murphy (Bridgewater, N.J./Bridgewater-Raritan) at 174 pounds and Bruce Graeber (Feasterville, Pa./Neshaminy) at 285 pounds.

Coming Event - James V. Brown Library Classic Movie Matinee

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 / 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Classic movies on the BIG SCREEN! This fall we are featuring some of the great classic movies and you have the opportunity to see them with big sound and on the big screen. Feel free to bring a snack. Screenings will be in the Lowry Room on the third floor of the Welch Wing. Re-watch your old favorites or get an education in movie history. Join us.


Dec 12 - An American in Paris (1951)

Dec 19 - Meet me in St. Louis (1944)

Dec 26- No movie

**This program is one of the many ways Pennsylvania Public Libraries support the PA Forward Initiative through providing social and civic literacy opportunities for learning.

No. 25 Juniata Too Much for Wilkes Women’s Basketball

WILKES-BARRE – The Wilkes University women’s basketball team fell 77-44 against No. 25 Juniata College in non-conference action at the Marts Center Saturday afternoon.

Wilkes is now 3-6 while Juniata stayed unbeaten and moved to 8-0 on the season.

Women's Basketball - Huskies Upend Clarion for Second Straight Conference Win

BLOOMSBURG, PA – The Bloomsburg University women's basketball team led the whole way against Clarion on Saturday (Dec. 9), winning 52-42 at the Nelson Field House.

The Huskies out-scored the Golden Eagles 14-5 in the first quarter, leading by as many as 11 in the frame. After an opening bucket from Tracy Wiehe, Payton Spadaccino (Ivyland, Pa./Council Rock South) got the Huskies on the board with a pair of free throws. Alyssa Mack (Walnutport, Pa./Allentown Central Catholic) and Taylor Montana (Berwick, Pa./Berwick) knocked down jumpers on the next two possessions, before Montana scored three points the old-fashioned way on the next trip down the floor. Montana scored on her third straight possession to stretch the Huskies lead to nine, before the two teams went cold for about two minutes. Montana notched another two points to stretch Bloomsburg's lead to 11 with 2:40 left in the opening quarter. Taylor Moltz knocked down a three-pointer to get the game back to within single digits, before Emma Saxton (York, Pa./Central York) wrapped up the scoring for the quarter with one good free throw.

Men's Basketball - Huskies Holds Off Clarion, 83-80, For First PSAC Win Of Season Saturday

BLOOMSBURG, Pa. - The Bloomsburg University men's basketball team got 22 points from redshirt senior Christian Mortellite(Hammonton, N.J./Hammonton) and 20 points from senior Kyle-Michael Rose (Middletown, Del./Sanford School) as the Huskies held off pesky Clarion University, 83-80, on Saturday afternoon at the Nelson Field House. With the victory, Bloomsburg picked up its first league win of the season as it improved to 5-4 overall and 1-4 in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Eastern Division standings. The Golden Eagles dropped to 2-8 overall and 0-5 in the PSAC Western Division.

Women's Basketball - Dayton, Warriors run past Pride, 79-61

Photo Courtesy of Lycoming Sports Information
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Sophomore Hailey Dayton (Reisterstown, Md./St. Timothy’s) finished with a career-high 19 points, one of three Lycoming College women’s basketball players to finish with that many, as Lycoming held Widener University to less than 30 percent from the floor while cruising to its third straight MAC Commonwealth win, 79-61, in Lamade Gym on Saturday afternoon, Dec. 9, at Lamade Gym.

Dayton posted 19 points while hitting 6-of-11 from the floor and two 3-pointers, as she also added three assists and three rebounds, playing 32 minutes just three days after being held out of Lycoming’s win over Alvernia with an illness.

The Warriors (7-2 overall, 3-1 MAC Commonwealth) finish the first semester in a three-way tie for second in the conference with Stevenson, Lebanon Valley, sitting just a half-game behind Messiah.