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Local roundup: Lancer girls tennis improves to 13-0

Loyalsock (13-0) continued its unbeaten streak in girls tennis Monday as it defeated South Williamsport, 5-0. Madison Sav­idge picked up a 7-6 (9-7), 6-0 win at No. 2 singles while Jenna Beiter won 6-0, 6-0 at No. 3 singles. Maddy Reeves and Olivia Evans dropped a combined one set at No. 1 ...

Lions deliver another classic

IOWA CITY, Iowa — The road to the Big Ten championship still runs through State College. The Iowa Hawkeyes — always game and especially so here at night — did more than threaten to knock the Nittany Lions off their perch Saturday night at Kinnick Stadium. They actually grabbed the ...

WILDCAT WEEKLY: Penn College soccer teams open conference play

Pennsylvania College of Technology men's and women's soccer team tasted action in the North Eastern Athletic Conference for the first time last week with split results. FLASHBACK Men's soccer Last Sunday at home with Westminster College, the Wildcats lost, 4-0. Westminster led in shots, ...

‘Callie Strong’ night at Wellsboro

Wellsboro’s boys soccer team is hosting a “Callie Strong” Soccer Night Tuesday night vs. North-Penn Liberty. Callie Cavanaugh, an 8-year old girl who’s battled pediatric cancer since 2015, is selling T-shirts that raise money for gas cards for families with children battling the same ...

Bald Eagles drop their home opener

LOCK HAVEN — After three tough losses on the road to open the season, the Lock Haven University football team returned home to the friendly confines of Hubert Jack Stadium Saturday afternoon for its Homecoming 2017 battle with the West Chester Rams, hoping for better results. Unfortunately ...

No. 4 Penn State wins thriller at Iowa

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- If you thought Penn State used up all of its magic last season, think again. Down by four with 4 seconds left at the Iowa 7-yard line, Trace McSorley and the PSU offense came out of a timeout ready to run a play. McSorley looked over the Hawkeyes' defense, saw something he ...

Shore wins at Montoursville for the first time in 32 seasons

As David Tomb wiped tears from his eyes, it became apparent this was no ordinary win. The Jersey Shore starting two-way lineman and so many past and present Bulldogs never experienced anything but frustration at Montoursville’s Memorial Stadium. But now, finally, Tomb and Jersey Shore were ...

Defender girls back to .500

TURBOTVILLE — Within an 8-minute span, Warrior Run fired two excellent shots that were just a foot or so from being a perfectly-placed goal that you couldn’t have played better. First, it was Kierra Triv­elpiece who got a loose ball and tried to go high, only to see it ricochet off the ...

PSU highlights, lowlights: McSorley to Johnson decides game late

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Following are the highlights and lowlights from Penn State’s 21-19 victory over Iowa on Saturday night at Kinnick Sta­dium: Play of the game: On fourth-and-goal from the Iowa 7, Trace McSorley threaded a touchdown pass through traffic to Juwan Johnson as time expired. ...

Mounties dominate Defenders and win in their homecoming

South Williamsport lined up on its own 36 yard line. Gideon Green took the hand off straight up the middle, bounced out to the near sideline, then cut back to the far pylon for a 64-yard touchdown on just his fourth carry on the night. A handful of Warrior Run Defenders had Green stopped ...

Local roundup: Shore’s Davis, WR’s Trapani win races at PIAA invitational

Two area runners picked up titles Saturday at the 11th PIAA Foun­dation Cross Country Invitational at the Hershey Parkview 5K course. Isaac Davis, a senior at Jersey Shore, won the Boys Blue Race in 16:01, 38 seconds faster than Sam Snod­grass of South Fayette and the fastest in all ...

DeFloria, Burdick lift Bison

LEWISBURG (AP) — Joey DeFloria ran in two touchdowns and John Burdick kicked the winning 46-yard field goal with two seconds left to lift Bucknell past Sacred Heart for a 34-31 win Satur­day night. Tied at 31 with 2:31 to play, Bucknell (2-2) got a big defensive stop on fourth-and-1, taking ...

Golf tip of the week: Don’t allow club to get stuck behind you

A significant percentage of golfers pull the club behind them on the backswing, beyond the natural, vertical swing plane, causing the club to get stuck behind them on the downswing. There are several causes: • The right elbow (left elbow for the left-hander) is too close to the ribcage ...

Warriors pick up first win

WILKES-BARRE — Chase Williams’ right foot planted into the turf and in front of him was nothing but open space. Lycoming head coach Mike Clark and his staff made an educated guess on what kind of defensive coverage King’s would be in for this play with under a minute to go in Saturday’s ...

Williams interception sparks WHS toward double-overtime win

Ethan Williams hung on to Gabe Tilford’s jersey like it was a bag full of $1 million. There was no way it was leaving the Wil­liamsport sophomore safety’s grasp. So he clutched, and he pulled, until finally the Shikellamy quarterback began to fall like a tree chopped down at the base of ...

Physical test awaits PSU in first road game

Five things to look for as Penn State kicks off the Big Ten schedule in a very difficult environment tonight at Iowa’s Kinnick Stadium. No. 1: Let’s get physical The Hawkeyes are going to try and come out and smack PSU in the face, especially early, so we’ll see if the Nittany Lions ...

No clouds of dust in Nittany Lions’ identity

If we’ve learned anything about James Franklin during his now four-season tenure at Penn State, it’s that he’s going to do things his way. And there can be no debating that his methods, even if some of them are a significant departure from the past, have been wildly successful. On ...

Red Raiders improve to 3-2

MONTGOMERY — Chris McClintock came in high to finish off a big hit on Columbia-Montour Vo-Tech running back Sevon King, who’s 80 pounds heavier than McClintock. Hunter Budman got lost in a crowd of CMVT defenders, soon the officials were about to blow the play dead but Budman emerged, ...

Clearfield too fast for Central Mountain

MILL HALL — Central Mountain has yet to get over the hump. The Wildcats were overwhelmed on both sides of the ball as they were dropped by the Clearfield Bison, 49-10 on Friday night. “In the first half we did some good things,” Central Mountain (0-5) coach Jim Renninger said. “But ...

Week 5: High school football summaries and statewide scores

Montgomery 32, CMVT 12 CMVT 6 0 0 6- 12 Montgomery 7 13 12 0- 32 1st Quarter CMVT- Trevor Welsh 21 yard pass to Mekhi Mundrick (kick blocked), 1:35 M- Hunter Budman 37 yard run (Rhyle Strausbaugh kick), 1:25 2nd Quarter M- Brayden Strouse 44 yard pass to Jensen ...