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Montoursville wins 2nd D4 doubles title in a row

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One thing was clear Monday as Montoursville’s doubles pair of Lydia Barbour and Rei Saar competed at the District 4 Doubles Championships and that was drive. Barbour displayed leadership and guidance throughout the championship match as Saar, who just started playing tennis at the ...

Loyalsock’s Parlante has become dominant player

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When senior two-way starting lineman Crae McCracken suffered a late-season injury three years ago, Loyalsock coaches worried. Then they watched freshman Malaki Parlante fill in and their hopes soared. Parlante was raw, but also a physical specimen. Time and work has only made Parlante better, ...

Late October means playoff time in D4

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It’s late October, and while some associate that with Major League Baseball and the World Series, to me it means that soccer playoffs are here. The district tournaments begins this week and we have 18 area teams hoping to hoist the district trophy next week. So let’s jump in and see how ...

ROUNDUP: CV’s Outman tied for 7th at PIAA golf

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Cowanesque Valley’s Josh Outman put himself in position to medal at the PIAA Golf Championships on Monday when he shot a 6-over par 77 to land in a tie for seventh place in the Class AA tournament at Heritage Hills in York. Outman is just five shots behind leaders Cam Colbert of Hickory ...

Clifford’s brother commits to PSU

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Penn State landed a recruit with a familiar last name Sunday when three-star receiver Liam Clifford committed to the Nittany Lions. Clifford is the younger brother of PSU starting quarterback Sean Clifford. Liam Clifford is a 6-foot-1, 195-pound receiver from St. Xavier High School in ...

4th-down TD drop secures PSU’s win

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STATE COLLEGE — On fourth-and-goal from the 3-yard line, Michigan’s Shea Patterson tried to hit a receiver toward the front of the endzone, only to see his wide receiver drop the pass. It was Michigan’s last chance to attempt to tie the game. Penn State took over with 2:12 ...

Kegler’s Korner: Oct. 21

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Steve Eckman II rolled an 827 series, including a 300 game in the Andy Tressler Memorial League (Harvest Moon) to lead all the men last week. Cody Daldo matched Eckman’s 300 game in the Monday Night Classic League (Harvest Moon). Amanda Heck bested all the women with a 731 series and a 259 ...

South’s Summerson, Peck advance to district doubles semis

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South Williamsport’s duo of Lily Summerson and Lauren Peck represented the top doubles pair of the District 4 doubles tournament and they lived up to the pairing Saturday at Williamsport. They opened with a straight set win over Towanda’s No. 2 pairing. They then beat Montgomery’s ...

Rain cuts Warriors’ tennis season short

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The Lycoming College men’s and women’s tennis team’s dual match with King’s College scheduled for Sunday, at Kirby Park in Wilkes-Barre was cancelled due to a forecast of rain during the day. Lycoming’s men’s team finished the fall season 3-3, as did the women’s team. The women ...

Hornets’ O-line paves way in victory

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WELLSBORO — Locating Tyler Hancock following Saturday afternoon’s game was not difficult. The senior two-way starter was the one holding the large Wellsboro team flag. It sure felt appropriate. Offensive linemen often toil in anonymity, but Hancock and his fellow linemen were easy to ...

Lions still perfect, but still inconsistent

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STATE COLLEGE — We’re all looking for reasons to feel great about Penn State, to believe that this undefeated squad that will be ranked at least No. 6 in the country this week legitimately is one of the best teams in the country and has a strong shot at the College Football Playoff. But ...

College roundup: Bucknell field hockey earns PL berth

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In women’s field hockey, Bucknell clinched a Patriot League tournament berth with a 6-1 win against Colgate. Kaelyn Long scored twice and had a pair of assists and Leah Fogelsanger added two goals. This is the 12th time in Jeremy Cook’s 12 seasons as coach that the Bison have ...

Golf tip of the week: What’s inside that expensive driver?

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One might think if a golfer pays between $300 and $500 for a new driver, there would be something magical inside. There is not as much high-tech engineering as you might think, it’s much like an oversized thin iron-head with a fancy cover attached to the back. To make the ball go ...

Bald Eagles fall at home to Kutztown

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LOCK HAVEN — Kyle Knight found Jalen Jackson for a 4-yard touchdown reception to cut the deficit to just one point, but Kutztown scored three consecutive touchdowns to pull away en route to a 35-12 win Saturday afternoon. Jackson’s TD catch made it a 7-6 game with 9:48 to play ...

Flacco tosses 6 TDs in rout of Bucknell

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TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Tom Flacco threw a school-record six touchdown passes in the first half, five to Shane Leatherbury, as Towson steamrolled Bucknell, 56-7, in a nonconference game on Saturday. The brother of Denver Broncos quarterback Joe, Flacco hit Chris Clark with a 12-yard scoring pass ...

Tigers hand the Warriors 1st loss

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Dillon Young was on Julian Fleming’s hip. The two were hand-fighting as they ran down the Memorial Stadium turf toward the goal line. Young was the latest Montoursville defensive back tasked with following Fleming around the field. Fleming, well, the Southern Columbia senior doesn’t ...

Yorty kicks Blue Jays to 3-point OT win

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LEWISBURG — When a team never trails in regulation, but loses the game, it doesn’t leave a very good feeling. That’s exactly how Lewisburg felt Friday. The Green Dragons never trailed in regulation, but Central Columbia took advantage of a couple of key plays that went its way to tie ...