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South Williamsport's Tristin Weaver (14) leaps past Muncy's Dylan Wilt (2) Monday at South.

Muncy boys beat South Williamsport

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Kolby Moyer made his first varsity start Monday night at South Williamsport. The Muncy junior sure made it one to remember. Moyer scored a career-high 21 points and grabbed six rebounds. But it was what he did in the game’s tensest moment that really stood out. After South Williamsport cut ...

Montour girls out for more this winter

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The current Montoursville players hear it all the time. Quite frankly, they are  sick of it. So many keep reminding the Warriors that they lost four starters from last year’s 25-win District 4 Class AAAA champion. Others tell them only two players are back who played the entire varsity ...

Local roundup: South girls top Troy

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Megan Weber scored 21 points and Alyssa Johnson added 12 Monday as South Williamsport won 58-18 at Troy for its first 2-0 start in 7 years in girls basketball. Montoursville was outscored 18-4 in the second half as the Warriors fell to Wyoming Area, 45-24. Lauren O’Malley led Montoursville ...

Barkley first team AP All-American

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Saquon Barkley became Penn State’s 100th first-team All-American when the Associated Press named him first team all-purpose. He was also named first team to the Football Writers Association of America first team all purpose and USA Today second team running back. Barkley also finished ...

Wood realized some potential with title

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Cameron Wood stood on the top step of the podium, championship trophy in one hand, completed championship bracket in the other. The Montoursville sophomore tried so hard not to smile. After all, smiling on the podium after a wrestling tournament just isn’t cool. Then his name was announced ...

Offseason work has Wellsboro’s Tuttle ready

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A season after displaying his potential as a valuable reserve, Wellsboro forward Brandyn Tuttle appears poised to take a big step forward along his basketball journey. That journey has covered a long distance. Like, literally. Tuttle grew up in Montana before his family moved to Wellsboro ...

Penn College wrestlers post first wins of season

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Pennsylvania College of Technology wrestlers are coming off a 2-1 week as three of its grapplers went 3-0 while the men's and women's basketball teams went a combined 0-4. FLASHBACK: Wrestling At the Keystone College Duals on Saturday, Penn College went 2-1, topping SUNY ...

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Logan Long of Central Mountain wrestles Calbe Freeland of Clearfield in their 145-pound final, a 3-0 Long victory, as assistant Doug Buckwalter looks on Saturday at Williamsport High School.

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By MITCH RUPERT mrupert@sungazette.com Less than a week ago, Central Mountain coach Biff Walizer said he thought he would have a good dual-meet team, but he wasn’t sure how they’d be as a tournament team. Consider that question answered. The Wildcats scored 209 points and crowned ...

Sock boys win their tourney

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When the pressure in­creases so does Loyal­sock’s basketball performance. At least it has been that way two games into the new season. The Lancers struggled in multiple quarters again Saturday night at CI Gymnasium, but when the pressure was highest, they again played their best ...

Warrior men continue unbeaten start to season

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Guy Rancourt knew that Widener was not only capable of battling and clawing back from any deficit, and had already done so this year. In fact, three times this year the Pride found themselves down by double digits and three times the Pride battled from that to earn a victory. So no matter ...

Reeder leads Montour girls in Weaver’s coaching debut

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Rebecca Reeder stands only 5-foot-6. By her own admission, the Montoursville senior is not an elite jumper either. But she sure can rebound. Reeder played like a 7-footer all afternoon Saturday against visiting Williamsport. Facing a team that started two players approaching 6-feet, Reeder ...

LHU women fall at home

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LOCK HAVEN — For the Lock Haven University women’s basketball team, the beat goes on. Looking to snap a 5-game losing skid since beginning PSAC play, the Bald Eagles couldn’t turn the trick as a horrible start resulted in a 56-34 loss to the Pitt-Johnstown Mountain Hawks on Saturday ...

Carr, Watkins lift PSU men

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STATE COLLEGE — Mike Watkins has worn a weighted vest in practice and it’s helped Penn State’s power forward when he finds himself wearing multiple defenders on game days. Penn State’s 6-foot-9 forward scored 15 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to spark the Nittany Lions’ 74-54 win ...

Bald Eagle men lose to Pitt-Johnstown

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LOCK HAVEN — The Lock Haven University men’s basketball team proved one well known fact to be true. It is not how you start, but how you finish. After taking the early in their battle with Pitt-Johnstown on Saturday, the Bald Eagles struggled for most of the game before falling 76-66 at ...

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Golf tip of the week: Beware of counterfeit golf equipment

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It’s that time of year, thousands of online buyers will buy fake golf equipment and not even know it. When a new design hits the market, an exact copy will appear the next day. It takes a trained eye to spot a fake. If the price is 40 percent or less than the market value price, it ...

Muncy High School's Mike Kustanbauter wrestles Mifflinburg's Jansen Houdeshell during a 1825lb match at the Top Hat Tournament Friday at Williamsport High School. KAREN VIBERT-KENNEDY/Sun-Gazette

CM starts strong at Top Hat

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Wrestling isn’t Austyn Car­son’s main sport. He loves to play baseball for Central Moun­tain, and on the football field, he was the Wildcats’ leading passer, rusher, kicker and punter. Wrestling is something the senior has always done, but he’s never been the starter for the team ...

Lancer, Hornet boys to meet

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Wellsboro and Loyalsock traveled more difficult routes than they would have preferred Friday night. Ultimately, all roads led toward each other. And the area’s top-ranked teams showed they have the toughness to match their talent. Now, they will play for the early-season’s top ...

Green Hornet girls open with a victory

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MUNCY — As the game started, Muncy’s game plan was fairly simple: don’t let Wells­boro’s point guard or shooting guard put up 20 points and beat them. And the Indians did just that against Wellsboro, but while they kept Lizzie Poirier and Cathryn Brought to a combined 16 points, it ...