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Contract awarded to move Confederate monument

Nov. 26, 2021 13:39 PM EST

EASTON, Md. (AP) — Officials on Maryland’s Eastern Shore have voted to award a contract to remove a Confederate monument from a courthouse lawn and relocate it. The Talbot County Council voted unanimously Tuesday to award a contract for the removal of the “Talbot...

Brescia shines in 2nd collegiate start for Colgate

Nov. 13, 2021 16:38 PM EST

EASTON, Pa. (AP) — Michael Brescia scored his second rushing touchdown with 1:27 remaining as Colgate scored the final 13 points to rally past Lafayette 20-13 on Saturday. Brescia opened the scoring with a 64-yard touchdown run and he capped an 11-play, 79-yard drive...

Jones, Manon lead Cornell past Lafayette 90-85

Nov. 12, 2021 23:37 PM EST

EASTON, Pa. (AP) — Jordan Jones and Chris Manon scored 19 points apiece as Cornell narrowly beat Lafayette 90-85 on Friday night. Keller Boothby added 12 points for the Big Red, while Sarju Patel and Greg Dolan each had 10. Manon and Patel each grabbed six rebounds. ...

School bus goes into creek; driver, 8 kids sent to hospitals

Nov. 08, 2021 15:36 PM EST

EASTON, Pa. (AP) — An eastern Pennsylvania school bus went off the road and ended up with its nose in a creek, sending the driver and eight students to hospitals, but no serious injuries were reported, authorities said. Easton Area School District officials said about...

Lafayette rides stout defense to 27-0 victory over Bucknell

Oct. 09, 2021 15:58 PM EDT

EASTON, Pa. (AP) — Lafayette had three different players run for touchdowns and the defense surrendered only 169 yards as the Leopards breezed to a 27-0 victory over Bucknell in the Bison's Patriot League opener on Saturday. Joe Gillette started the scoring for the...

Tim DeMorat's TD lifts Fordham to 42-41 win over Lafayette

Oct. 02, 2021 20:45 PM EDT

EASTON, Pa. (AP) — Tim DeMorat scored from 2-yards out in the final minute to lift Fordham to a 42-41 win over Lafayette on Saturday. Michael Hayes scored on a 3-yard run with 1:40 left to put the Leopards up, 41-36, but Lafayette failed to convert the two-point...

Gillette's 2 TDs helps Lafayette get past Penn 24-14

Sep. 25, 2021 19:40 PM EDT

EASTON, Pa. (AP) — Joe Gillette accounted for two touchdowns to lead Lafayette to a 24-14 victory over Pennsylvania on Saturday. Gillette caught a 70-yard touchdown pass from Ah-Shaun Davis — his first career scoring throw — that gave...

New Hampshire rallies in second half to beat Lafayette 19-13

Sep. 18, 2021 16:30 PM EDT

EASTON, Pa. (AP) — Bret Edwards threw a pair of touchdowns to Brian Espanet and New Hampshire overtook Lafayette in the second half for a 19-13 win on Saturday and remain undefeated. Dylan Laube found the edge and raced down the right sideline for a 50-yard touchdown to...

Confederate statue to be moved from Maryland courthouse lawn

Sep. 15, 2021 09:43 AM EDT

EASTON, Md. (AP) — A Confederate monument is set to be moved from a courthouse lawn on Maryland’s Eastern Shore after local officials voted Tuesday night to relocate it to a Virginia battleground. The Talbot County Council voted 3-2 to approve a resolution to move...