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Throwing error leads to winning run for Williamsport

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Offensively, Williamsport was struggling a bit throughout Wednesday’s game against Altoona at Logue Field. Entering the final inning, the Millionaires had just four hits, three of which were singles. But the Millionaires seemed to have sparks when they needed them and in the bottom of ...

Swing adjustment leads to Winner’s walk-off homer

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Luke Winner recently changed his swing. The South Williamsport center fielder did not start his junior season how he hoped, but he did not start pressing. He tinkered, adjusted and worked. All that effort came together, producing a perfect swing and a perfect South ending Wednesday afternoon. ...

Moore staying at Lock Haven

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Scott Moore hasn’t had much time to dwell on the success of the Lock Haven wrestling program in the last month. From the time he returned home from the NCAA tournament in Pittsburgh, he’s been constantly looking forward to what needs to be done to sustain the success the Bald Eagles ...

ROUNDUP: Corson, Pequignot pitch Hughesville past Southern

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In high school baseball, Jacob Corson threw 6 1/3 strong innings and Dylon Pequignot earned the final two outs for the save as Hughesville moved to 8-2 with a 4-3 win over Southern Columbia. Devin Swank, Carter Marquardt and Chase Bremigen had two hits apiece. Loyalsock held off Central ...

Lycoming lacrosse players set records

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In women’s lacrosse, Hailey Kimble scored three of her team-high five goals in the second half and Lycoming held Alvernia scoreless over the final 6:14 to secure a 16-15 MAC Commonwealth victory. Kelly McGinniss broke the NCAA all-divisions record for draw controls in a season, as she ...

WR freshman McHenry’s homer propels Defenders

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TURBOTVILLE — There’s something special about the way the Warrior Run softball team carries itself. Maybe it’s because it has one of the most dominant pitchers in the area in Madi Waltman. Maybe it’s because it has the defense to back up Waltman when offenses can locate a pitch. Or ...

Seton Hill rallies in 2nd game for sweep of LHU baseball

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LOCK HAVEN — For all intents and purposes, the two non-divisional PSAC baseball games between Seton Hill and Lock Haven shouldn’t have been played Tuesday afternoon, especially the second of the two contests. After all the mud was splashed around the field, the Griffins walked off with a ...

Dragons lose to Blue Jays

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BLOOMSBURG —Lewisburg’s Sawyer Fisher held on through the opening set of his No. 3 singles match against Central Columbia’s Will Bodenman. The second set didn’t go his way as Bodenman won, 6-3. As the two prepared for their final set, rain started to fall and the pair was forced to ...

Penn State football linked in corruption trial

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A trial focusing on corruption in college basketball included a component that put Penn State football into a negative light Tuesday. Former Pittsburgh financial planner Marty Blazer testified that a Penn State assistant coach helped set up an arrangement in 2009 that would have Blazer give ...

Local roundup: Hughesville girls track splits tri-meet

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From staff reports Hughesville won two of the three relays and Cierra Getz clocked a 2:29.60 in the 800 meters as the Spartans split a tri-meet in girls track and field. Hughesville lost to Mount Carmel, 86-64, but defeated Sullivan County, 124-18. Amanda Derhammer had her best throw of the ...

Zurich’s vault breaks Katie Jones’ mark at Bald Eagle Invite

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LOCK HAVEN — After finishing up her final attempts in the pole vault, Hailey Zurich quickly gave a hug to her mom and went right for her phone. She couldn’t wait to tell her friend Katie Jones she had just hit a personal best in the event. The Loyalsock senior also couldn’t wait to tell ...

Cioffi leads Neumann in offensive eruption

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Jaiden Cioffi started his game by slamming an RBI double down the left-field line. He added another RBI double an inning later then saved at least two runs, making sensational hit-saving plays at shortstop. In case Sugar Valley did not understand how much Cioffi means to St. John Neumann, the ...

High school softball pitch counts make little sense

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The PIAA adopting baseball pitch-count rules two years ago was a good idea. Obviously, there are tweaks that could be made, but capping pitchers at 100 pitches per game and 200 per week helps prevent arm, shoulder and elbow injuries that were becoming more prevalent. Softball pitch counts? ...

South’s Breen has been a relentless worker

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The baseball bug bit Tripp Breen early and as a child, he need not wander far finding friends sharing that similar affliction. Cody Shimp and Kyle Caringi lived nearby so the three frequently played together and dreamed big. Breen eventually moved to Williamsport, but remarkably, the trio will ...

South’s Bragalone looking to continue career in NFL

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Dominick Bragalone played junior high football, but as he approached his sophomore year at South Williamsport, that sport remained history. He had stopped playing a year earlier and baseball was his future. That did not stop South football coach Chris Eiswerth from pursuing him. Eiswerth was ...

LHU sweeps Huskies in college softball

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LOCK HAVEN — Three weeks after getting swept by Bloomsburg University at Jan M. Hutchinson Field, the Lock Haven softball team was hoping to return the favor to the Huskies at Lawrence Field Saturday afternoon. With threatening skies to begin the afternoon turning to bright sunshine, ...

Shemory looks to take step forward in 2nd year

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Elijah Shemory’s first college football season was a blur. The ink had barely dried on his diploma from Jersey Shore High School and he was the named the starting quarterback at Lycoming. Before he knew it, he had started 11 games and gotten the Warriors to their first postseason game since ...