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Loyalsock’s Haefner makes mound debut, closes out victory

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Zach Haefner made his varsity pitching debut Monday against rival Montoursville. But the Loyalsock junior had envisioned situations like the one he encountered countless times before. Haefner has worked hard throughout the season, waiting for an opportunity to shine. When that came in ...

Williamsport’s Miller resigns as head baseball coach

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Williamsport baseball coach Ryan Miller resigned Monday afternoon, citing personal reasons, and assistant coach Kyle Schneider was named interim head coach for the remainder of the season. Schneider becomes the sixth coach in program history. Miller addressed the team Monday, explaining ...

South grad Wheeland leading Bloom U.

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Kalynn Wheeland has never played better collegiate softball. A year after a shoulder injury erased her season, the Bloomsburg University redshirt junior has become an elite PSAC player. Still, it not always sunshine and rainbows. Softball can be a humbling sport in which slumps can occur at ...

ROUNDUP: Yohn strikes out 7 as Montgomery beats Muncy

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Gabe Yohn struck out seven seven and drove in three runs as Montgomery baseball defeated Muncy, 12-2, in five innings. Yohn was 2 for 2 with a double and a home run. Jensen Drick also homered and drove in three runs for the Red Raiders. Tate Repard threw a four-hit shutout and struck out 10 ...

Lewisburg baseball still writing its story

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Lewisburg wrote quite a story last season as it rallied from a 4-7 start and ended a 17-year playoff drought. The Green Dragons then defeated HAC-I champion Jersey Shore in the District 4 Class AAAA quarterfinals and came within two outs of reaching the championship. That was a senior-laden ...

ROUNDUP: Bucknell offense rolls in spring game

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The Bucknell football team wrapped up its spring practice schedule with its annual spring game on Sunday at Christy Mathewson Memorial Stadium, and the offense rolled to a 63-24 victory over the defense. Early in the controlled scrimmage, the defense applied considerable pressure on the ...

Penn College seeks men’s golf, tennis championships

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End-of-the-season North Eastern Athletic Conference championships are on the line later this week for Pennsylvania College of Technology men's golf and men's tennis teams. GOLF "It's been a whirlwind." That's how Pennsylvania College of Technology golf coach Matt Haile ...

Best TD of Blue-White game not scored by PSU player

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UNIVERSITY PARK — Brooke Fisher stole the show during Saturday’s Blue-White Game with a thrilling touchdown run before getting mobbed by Penn State players during a jubilant celebration in the end zone. “It was awesome,” PSU quarterback Trace McSorley said. Fisher is a 25-year-old ...

Millionaires sweep rival St. Mary’s

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Experience gained outside Pennsylvania has Williamsport undefeated in Pennsylvania. Williamsport might have went 1-4 at the prestigious Mingo Bay Classic in Myrtle Beach, but those five games could end up being some of the most important it plays this season. The Millionaires have not lost ...

McSorley leads Blue offense in win

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STATE COLLEGE — Trace McSorley and Penn State’s first-team offense did pretty much what it wanted on the game's first two drives, leading the Blue to a pair of touchdowns in a 21-10 win over the White in Saturday’s Blue-White spring game before 71,000 fans at Beaver ...

Blue-White helps PSU market itself

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STATE COLLEGE — The Blue-White spring game is Penn State football’s best commercial. The game itself isn’t usually much to watch, let alone evaluate, and Saturday was no exception as the Blue continued its recent domination and cruised to a 21-10 victory. Unless you want to go back to ...

Blue-White notebook: Hippenhammer reels in two touchdowns

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STATE COLLEGE — Following are the highlights and lowlights from Penn State’s annual Blue-White spring game, won by the Blue, 21-10, Saturday at Beaver Stadium: PLAY OF THE GAME: Trace McSorley zinged a 43-yard pass to redshirt freshman K.J. Hamler in the second quarter. Hamler ...

Local roundup: Finn, Breen help South defeat MCA

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Hunter Finn went 3 for 3 with a triple and Tripp Breen threw four strong innings as South Williamsport thumped Mount Carmel, 9-3. Finn scored three times and had two RBIs while Breen allowed two hits in four innings and struck out seven. Ben Johnson had two hits and doubled. Luke Winner also ...

Golf tip of the week: Long irons require a wood-type of swing

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Long irons require a more sweeping motion, like a fairway wood. Place the ball more up in the stance at address, near the left heel area or right heel area for the left-handed golfer. Golfers who have trouble hitting the longer irons are usually impatient and throw the clubhead at the ball. ...

Lesser, Ewing propel Bulldogs

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JERSEY SHORE — Jersey Shore pitchers fight a fierce battle each day. And that is just against each other. Seven Bulldog pitchers are doing all they can to establish themselves as the team’s ace. The big winner among this competition is Jersey Shore. If the pitchers are competing that ...

Warrior Run’s Mong earns 1st invitational win

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LOCK HAVEN — Rylie Mong thought for a moment. She looked around her as the boys at the Bald Eagle Invitational continued their pole vault competition. “This is different,” the Warrior Run junior said with a smile. She’s used to winning the girls pole vault in dual meets. She should ...

Hoskins homers in Phillies’ win

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PHILADELPHIA — Rhys Hoskins let two fastballs down the middle go for strikes and somehow saw another one. He crushed it. Hoskins hit a go-ahead three-run homer, Aaron Nola tossed seven impressive innings and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-2 Saturday. Nola (2-1) ...

Fans today can expect to see a lot of QB Sean Clifford

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Penn State fans probably can expect to see a lot of Sean Clifford in today’s Blue-White Game as the quarterback tries to strengthen his hold on the third-string job behind Trace McSorley and Tommy Stevens. The spring scrimmage will pit the first-teamers (Blue) against the second-teamers ...