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John Dixon

John covers sports for the Gazette.

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Retired trooper Robert Mann ready for challenges as Philipsburg-Osceola's AD Retired trooper Robert Mann ready for challenges as Philipsburg-Osceola's AD
8 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
The Philipsburg-Osceola Mounties sports program has a new sheriff in town, and his name is Robert Mann. And, while Mann was not actually a sheriff, he was member of the Pennsylvania State Police, and he now has become the eighth athletic director in the history of P-O Mounties’ program. The [Read More]
Centre County Sports Hall of Fame holds inaugural golf tourney   Centre County Sports Hall of Fame holds inaugural golf tourney
17 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
MINGOVILLE — The Centre County Sports Hall of Fame recently held its inaugural golf tournament at the Nittany Country Club in Mingoville. The field was limited to 64 golfers and used a shotgun start. Winning the event, posting a round of 61, was the foursome of Drew Curtin, Mike Braniff, [Read More]
Carter Fischer leads Philipsburg-Osceola boys to district golf championship Carter Fischer leads Philipsburg-Osceola boys to district golf championship
19 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
HOLLIDAYSBURG — Philipsburg-Osceola golfer Carter Fischer placed fourth, shooting a two-day score of 160, leading his team to the PIAA District VI Boys AA Golf Championship. The P-O golfers posted a two-day total of 693, besting runner-up Northern Cambria, with a team score of [Read More]
Arnold Palmer Brought His Greatness, Grace to Centre County Arnold Palmer Brought His Greatness, Grace to Centre County
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, John Dixon
Since walking onto the lush green grass of a golf course, Arnold Palmer was The Man, The Myth and The Legend. [Read More]
Arnold Palmer brought his greatness, grace to Centre County   Arnold Palmer brought his greatness, grace to Centre County
21 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
Since walking onto the lush green grass of a golf course, Arnold Palmer was The Man, The Myth and The Legend.   Palmer passed away Sept. 25, and a statement from the United States Golf Association said it all about the legendary sportsman.   "We are deeply saddened by the death of [Read More]
Local golf pros compete in annual series Local golf pros compete in annual series
32 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
For the third year, Centre County's local golf professionals are competing in a six-event series once a month at different area courses using different formats and a points championship. [Read More]
Skytop Mountain Classic starts July 22 Skytop Mountain Classic starts July 22
33 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
The 2016 Skytop Mountain Classic, using the best ball of two low-gross 36-hole total, will take place Friday, July 22, through Sunday, July 24, with tee times beginning at 8 a.m. [Read More]
U.S. Open champ Jordan Spieth meets the media U.S. Open champ Jordan Spieth meets the media
40 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
Prior to the start of the 116th U. S. Open Tournament, the returning champion holds a press conference at the site of the current year’s event. Making the trip from Texas to southwest Pennsylvania's Oakmont Country Club recently was 2015 winner Jordan Spieth. [Read More]
2016 Golf Course Directory 2016 Golf Course Directory
45 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
The 2016 Centre County Gazette Golf Course Directory is here. Find out everything you need to know before heading to the links this year. [Read More]
Local man travels the world for Grand Slam of tennis Local man travels the world for Grand Slam of tennis
60 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
BELLEFONTE — Former Bellefonte native Travis Smith recently took to the skies and racked up around 10,222 frequent flier miles as he headed to the first of the four tennis Grand Slams that begins with the Australian Open. The Grand Slam itinerary consists of the Australian Open in [Read More]
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