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Stobbe lifts Cutter’s to 5th straight

Despite not being in the starting line up, Williamsport Crosscutters’ third baseman Cole Stobbe made an impact when he came in and helped lift Williamsport to a win over West Virginia, 4-2. Stobbe hit his fourth home run of the season in the win, the fifth consecutive victory for the ...

Golf tip of the week: Stand closer to the ball

Most golfers stand too far away from the ball at the address position. The hands and arms should hang down from the shoulders. Stand closer to the ball and allow the hands and butt end of the club to be no further than three inches from the body. The closer the better. Standing too far away ...

Williamsport’s Signor has solid day in major baseball win

WOOLRICH —­ In the battle of the last two unbeaten teams in the District 12 major baseball tournament, Keystone failed to record a run as Williamsport advanced to the district championship final with a 3-0 victory. Williamsport had a huge game thanks to starting pitcher Joey Signor, who ...

Yoder, Lutz both earn wins at Clinton County

MILL HALL — Andrew Yoder scored his second limited late win at Clinton County Motor Speedway on Friday night in the 25-lap feature, while Scott Lutz picked up the win in the sprints in the 20-lap main event. There were first-time ever winners in the pro-stocks with Al Rishel of Jersey ...

Cutters notebook: 1st-round pick Haseley makes Williamsport debut

Adam Haseley is ready to play baseball again. The pomp and circumstance which came with being the Phillies’ first-round draft pick in last month’s MLB draft is over. No more — for now — press conferences at Citizens Bank Park. No more batting practice sessions with the rest of the ...

Local roundup: South-White 8-10 softball into D12 final

In the District 12 8-10 softball winners’ bracket final, South-White built an eight-run lead before falling behind by one, but South scored the final four runs in the fifth and sixth innings to pull away late in its 13-10 win over Loyalsock. With the win, South-White advances to the ...

Bucknell to induct 6 members into its Hall of Fame

LEWISBURG — The Bucknell Athletics Hall of Fame will grow by six this fall, as three prominent 2000s-era men’s basketball student-athletes will join alumni from women’s swimming and women’s track and field in the 39th Hall of Fame Class. The inductees in the Hall of Fame Class of ...

Loyalsock majors top Clinton to win district championship

Hannah Winter found herself in unfamiliar territory when she pitched from the false mound that was used in the District 12 Major Softball Championship at Volunteer Stadium on Thursday evening. The stadium was converted to a regulation softball field, equipped with a false mound placed just in ...

Stobbe’s 2-run double helps Cutters sweep Batavia

Standing on second base all alone, Cole Stobbe clapped his hands together. Two runs just scored on his double to the left-field corner, blowing open Friday’s game against Batavia at Bowman Field. It was an opportunity for Stobbe to take a deep breath and soak in the good feelings of a ...

Cutters rally to win over Batavia

Jhailyn Ortiz’s hands immediately rose to the air as he danced off second base. Josh Stephen trotted down the first-base line just waiting for Juan Luis to touch homeplate and make the Williamsport Crosscutters’ 6-5 win over Batavia on Thursday official. Stephen smoked a 2-2 pitch up the ...

Cutters notebook: Listi’s wife has been supportive

Austin Listi’s face lit up when the subject of his wife, Krystal, was brought up following batting practice Thursday afternoon. “She’s super supportive. My No. 1 fan, that’s for sure,” the Williamsport Crosscutters' infielder said. “She’s a trooper.” Listi has ventured ...

Keystone defeats Loyalsock in major baseball game

BEECH CREEK — In a battle of unbeaten major baseball all-star teams, Keystone met up with a tough Loyalsock squad Friday evening in the District 12 winners’ bracket semifinals at Keystone. With a slim, one-run lead going into the fifth inning, Keystone used a 7-run inning to propel it to ...

Local roundup: South majors keep season alive

South Williamsport eliminated Jersey Shore with a 10-9 win and kept its season alive in the District 12 major baseball tournament to advance in the losers’ bracket on Thursday. With the win, South Williamsport will play the loser of the Williamsport and Montoursville game, which is set ...

Cutters win back-to-back games for 1st time this year

A golden opportunity was about to bypass the Williamsport Crosscutters on Wednesday night. They had the bases loaded with nobody out in the fourth inning and all of a sudden they were only one pitch away from exiting the chance without a run to show for it. Enter Juan Luis. The Cutters’ ...

Cutters notebook: Scheiner gets shot to make baseball his job

Jake Scheiner never really had an interest in psychology. But he had to pick something as a major when he arrived at the University of Houston last year, so psychology it was. Truth be told, baseball has always been Scheiner’s major. It’s what he's always wanted to be his job. Now, as a ...

Local roundup: South major baseball advances

In the District 12 major baseball tournament, South Williamsport fended off elimination by using a strong six-run first inning to defeat Woolrich, 11-1 in four innings on Wednesday afternoon. South Williamsport scored six runs in the first inning to take an early 6-0 lead before going ...

Clinton advances to District 12 title game with win over Newberry

Clinton and Keystone have long baseball traditions. Every year in a multitude of divisions, it’s almost guaranteed that one of these teams will be playing for a District 12 title. They have made deep runs in districts, sectionals, states, regionals and even the World Series (see 2011 ...

ROUNDUP: No-hitter leads South White to victory

Alizabeth Schuler tossed a five-inning no-hitter for South Williamsport White in a 10-0 win over Williamsport in 8-10 softball action Tuesday night. Schuler threw five shutout innings and also had a pair of hits in South Williamsport’s eight-hit attack. South Williamsport advances to the ...

Cutters snap losing skid

The Williamsport Crosscutters held off the Auburn Doubledays in the final game of a series at Auburn to snap a six-game losing skid and earn their first win since the opener. Williamsport (2-6) is off today and gets back to action on Wednesday as it hosts Batavia for a three-game homestand. ...