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Ross joins father in scoring milestone with Loyalsock

Gerald Ross can put the calculator away. A few years ago, Ross began calculating how many points he would need to average to one day join his father Gerald II as a 1,000-point scorer. He figured it might come as a senior. Instead, he sped up the process. Ross no longer needs to think about ...

Local roundup: Baumunk, Saxe lead Sullivan to win

Alex Baumunk’s 26 points lifted Sullivan County to a 70-51 win over Muncy in boys basketball on Saturday. John Saxe had an 11-point, 10-rebound double-double and had seven assists. Muncy’s Nate Paisley had 23 points. South Williamsport lost at home to Southern Columbia, 83-55. Pete ...

Lions rout Iowa

By ANDY ELDER For The Sun-Gazette STATE COLLEGE — It would have taken a special set of circumstances to upstage the No. 1 Penn State wrestling team’s win over No. 2 Ohio State on Feb. 3. However, an NCAA indoor wrestling record crowd of 15,998, the most to ever witness an indoor ...

LHU men can’t split with Shippensburg

LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven University men’s basketball coach Mike Nestor knew his team would have its hands full when highly-touted Shippensburg rolled into town. After dropping a 17-point game to the Red Raiders earlier in the season, Shippensburg made it a clean sweep of the Bald Eagles ...

Golf tip of the week: Maintain the triangle

The triangle formed by the arms and shoulders must be maintained throughout the swing. One of the mistakes many golfers make is to pull the left elbow in at impact — right elbow for the left-hand golfer. Pulling the left arm in at impact causes the club to slide across the ball creating more ...

Bald Eagles avenge earlier 31-point loss

LOCK HAVEN — After dropping a 31-point loss to Shippensburg in the first meeting a month ago, the Lock Haven University women’s basketball team had a message to deliver to the Red Raiders. Playing arguably their best game of the year, the Bald Eagles played a total team game as they took ...

Muncy falls in semifinals, needs 1 win today to earn state medal

ERSHEY — The Mun­cy wrestling team walked out of the Giant Center on Friday night still smiling and still believing in itself. Even after a 40-16 loss to defending state champion Reynolds in the semifinals of the PIAA Class AA Team Wrestling Champion­ships, this group was as loose as its ...

Millionaires struggle to match up inside vs. SC

With just under five minutes to play in the fourth quarter, Williamsport’s Keith Jason drilled a 3-pointer to cut down State College’s deficit to seven points. The way the first three quarters went — a bit of a cat-and-mouse game with the lead never safe — it was looking like ...

McNulty leads in Sock win

Loyalsock freshman Summer Mc­Nulty just wanted to play varsity basketball this season. She never really thought she would play it so well. McNulty spent much of her first two games playing junior varsity basketball before reaching her initial goal. But McNulty has done so much more since. ...

Local roundup: Lancers win at CM

Five players scored in double figures and An­thony Pastore produced a career-high 22 points as Loyalsock thumped HAC-I champion Central Moun­tain, 87-68 on the road on Friday night. Coach Ron Insinger won his 899th career game as boys coach and will go for win No. 900 this afternoon when ...

Muncy advances to PIAA duals semifinals

HERSHEY – There was an incredulous look on Joe Klock's face as he called attention to the referee that he had just been bit. Muncy's 132-pounder was already upset he didn't get the bonus points he was expecting in his bout Friday, but being bit in the final three seconds left him in ...

Millionaires put all their pieces together in victory

Forward Shelly Floyd scored Williamsport’s first points when she converted a 3-point play. Katelyn Wilson hit a 3-pointer a few seconds later and Williams­port immediately found its stride. This is what Williamsport has been searching for all year. The Millionaires have shown flashes all ...

Good helps with close loss

HERSHEY — Christian Good understands the value in what he’s been doing for the Muncy wrestling team recently. But to the sophomore 120-pounder, it’s not good enough. There’s value in how he’s limited points against some of his best competition over the last week, just like he did ...

Local roundup: Kauffman scores 1,000th at Shore

Jersey Shore’s Hannah Kauffman led the Bulldogs with a 16-point performance, and in the process recorded her 1,000th point, as Jersey Shore lost to Mifflinburg, 44-32, in girls basketball on Thursday. Kauffman was the only Bulldogs player in double digits scoring. Grace Kelleher led ...

Muncy advances in Hershey

By MITCH RUPERT mrupert@sungazette.com HERSHEY — Ethan Gush pushed as much as he could. He dipped and ducked and handful of times to show the officials he was making an effort to get to a shot trailing by a point in his 138-pound match. His opponent kept backing away. After 15 seconds of ...

Mueller making name for herself at Lycoming

Shelby Mueller likes winning and being among the best when she’s on the court. That’s probably where she gets her competitiveness from. Just watch her play at Lycoming and you’ll see it come out every time she boxes out for a rebound or drives into the paint for a basket. Twice while ...

Muncy confident as it enters team championships

MUNCY — The circumstances around Muncy’s last trip to the PIAA Team Wrestling Championships were vastly different than the ones the Indians face this year. Back in 2011, Muncy was without one starter for academic reasons and went into the tournament forfeiting a pair of weights. Its stay ...

Keller went from figure skating as kid to one of ice hockey’s best

As a toddler, Megan Keller was already on the ice. Not for hockey, but for figure skating. She wanted nothing to do with it unless she was decked out, head to toe, in her hockey gear. “She didn’t want anything to do with figure skating,” her mother, Lynn Winner Keller recalls. Soon ...

Jennings has stepped up for Lycoming men

On any given game, it’s not a surprise when you see seniors Alex Newbold or Chris Wallace leading the team in scoring. They’re two four-year players who have earned a reputation as being amongst the best players in the Middle Atlantic Conference as both became 1,000-point scorers this ...

Bison announce addition of 4

LEWISBURG — Bucknell football coach Joe Susan announced the addition of four players to the incoming freshman class on the first day of the traditional NCAA football signing period. “The young men who signed today are position players who fill specific needs in their class,” Susan ...