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John Dixon

John covers sports for the Gazette.

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Centre County Golf Course Directory Centre County Golf Course Directory
13 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
 CENTRE HILLS COUNTRY CLUB www.centrehillscc.com Pro: Jeb Boyle, 28th season Driving range: Yes Practice putting green: Yes Short game Practice green: Yes Holes: 27 Par: 71 Yardage: 6,461 Rating/slope: 71.9/136 Fairways: Bent Greens: Bent grass Sand Bunkers: 63 Architect: Alex [Read More]
Significant Changes Being Made at Mountain View Country Club Significant Changes Being Made at Mountain View Country Club
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, John Dixon
"It started last year and we are building a new par 3 that will be between No. 15 and existing No. 16, so that will be our new No. 16 hole, and our current No. 16 will be No. 17, and our current No. 17 will be the 18th hole," says Brennan. And that's not all ... by a long shot. [Read More]
Toftrees' Lew Morgan retires following lengthy career Toftrees' Lew Morgan retires following lengthy career
16 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — Lew Morgan will now be the one playing the golf, instead of supervising what many golfers consider to be one of the best course layouts in the state. After 38 years as the golf course superintendent for Toftrees Golf Resort and Conference Center, Morgan is retiring Whether [Read More]
Changes made at Mountain View Country Club Changes made at Mountain View Country Club
16 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
BOALSBURG — When Chuck McIntyre and his wife, Martha, of Bethlehem, purchased the former State College Elks Country Club in Boalsburg in 2012, one of the key items of interest for the new owners was the layout of the 18-hole golf course. Now named Mountain View Country Club, management has [Read More]
Area wrestlers punch their tickets to states Area wrestlers punch their tickets to states
21 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
The ultimate goal for any high school grappler is making the trek to Chocolate Town USA for the PIAA State Wrestling Championships being held this weekend at the Giant Center in Hershey. Centre County schools advanced 28 grapplers into this past weekend regional tournaments held in Canonsburg for [Read More]
Mixed results for area teams at holiday wrestling tourneys Mixed results for area teams at holiday wrestling tourneys
29 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
Centre County's high school wrestling teams recently participated in holiday wrestling tournaments with a variety of outcomes. Here's a closer look at the action: Bald Eagle Area At the Manheim Holiday Wrestling Tournament, Bald Eagle Area placed 10th with 63 points, while the Eagles’ Seth [Read More]
Area teams participate in holiday tournaments Area teams participate in holiday tournaments
30 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
Centre County area high school wrestling teams Bellefonte, Philipsburg-Osceola and State College participated in holiday wrestling tournaments while Bald Eagle Area, Penns Valley and St. Joseph’s Academy decided to enjoy the holiday season this week.   Bellefonte Following the first [Read More]
Area wrestling squads head to break on high notes Area wrestling squads head to break on high notes
31 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
As the Centre County area high school wrestling teams look forward to the holiday break, the following is a brief look back at Centre County grapplers' early matches. Bald Eagle Area In early week action, Bald Eagle Area was thumped 54-18 in the Huntingdon High School gymnasium. The Eagles only [Read More]
High school wrestling season gets underway High school wrestling season gets underway
32 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
The high school wrestling season is underway for Class AAA teams Bellefonte, Bald Eagle Area, Philipsburg-Osceola and State College, along with Class AA teams Penns Valley and St. Joseph’s Academy. Here's a brief look back at early matches that Centre County grapplers participated in with [Read More]
Winter Sports Preview: Penns Valley Winter Sports Preview: Penns Valley
34 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
 A closer look at the 2014-15 Penns Valley Area High School wrestling team: Head coach — Joel Brinker, eighth season. 2013-14 record — 13-7. Key losses — Seth Decker, Jason Thoms, Michael Mundt, Michael Confer and Kyler Confer. Returning letter winners — Darren [Read More]
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