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Local roundup: South boys soccer tops Sullivan in OT

Ben Manning scored off an assist by Quaid Molino just two minutes into overtime to lift South Williamsport to a 4-3 win over Sullivan County in boys soccer Saturday. Hayden Swinehart scored twice for the Mounties and Jalen Thomas, Colton Ammerman and Trace Neary all scored for ...

Bald Eagles fall to 0-3 in PSAC

MILLERSVILLE — The Lock Haven football team fell to Millersville, 48-23, in Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Eastern Division action, as each team entered the contest looking for its first divisional win of the season. Chantz Swartz led the offense with 149 rushing yards and ...

Bison earn 1st win of 2019

HAMILTON, N.Y. — The Bucknell football team toppled Colgate, 32-14, on a drizzly Saturday afternoon at Andy Kerr Stadium for the first win under coach Dave Cecchini. Bolstered by a strong defensive performance and a pair of touchdowns by freshman Alex Barnard, the Bison downed the ...

Shore’s Tanner Lorson throws for career-high 391 in victory

LEWISBURG — Tanner Lorson played three sports as a junior, but never forgot about football. Even while playing basketball and baseball, Lorson remained a constant weight room presence. He and his fellow receivers then attacked the offseason the way they do opposing defenses. All that ...

Delaware Valley handles Millionaires

An already hobbled Keith Freeman limped off the field at STA Stadium on the campus of Williamsport High School just 19 minutes into the pink out game against Delaware Valley. Freeman slammed his helmet on the bench and never returned to the lineup. The battered Millionaires, who were already ...

Hauser helps lift Hornets

WELLSBORO — Ryan Sweet wasn’t even supposed to be in a position to intercept a pass late in the first half Friday night. His assignment on Wellsboro’s defense didn’t involve covering the Canton running back coming out of the backfield. But as he read the fourth-down play transpiring ...

Mounties struggle in loss to Red Tornadoes

MOUNT CARMEL — South Williamsport coach Chris Eiswerth sounded almost relieved and certainly ready to move onto the last two games of the regular season and hopefully the District 4 Class A playoffs. Other than finding ways to improve as any team always does after any game, there wasn’t ...

Central Mountain still searching for 1st win

The Central Mountain Wildcats found themselves down early yet again after an 88-yard touchdown pass to start the game against Selinsgrove on Friday night. Unlike other matchups in their winless start, the Wildcats responded quickly with a long touchdown of their own on a 62-yard touchdown ...

Lancers start out strong and cruise to home win

Over the last four years, the Loyalsock seniors have given the Lancer community a lot to be thankful for. Whether it was players like Malaki Parlante who has been a starter since he got there or other players who worked very hard on special teams to show they deserve a spot for the ...

Bucktail loses on homecoming

It was a game of two big momentum swings but in the end, it was Pottsville Nativity that made the final play to allow the Green Wave to spoil homecoming for the Bucks in a 22-14 win. The Green Wave jumped out a 14-0 lead in the first quarter paced by Nativity running back Steven Spolshi who ...

Distractions provide the latest test for the Nittany Lions

Tonight’s visit to Iowa is a great test for Penn State on several fronts. Number one, after landing in the top 10 for the first time this season, the Nittany Lions will find out how they handle prosperity with the campus slapping their backs and heaping praise on them. There’s less ...

5 keys for today’s game between Penn State and Iowa

Five things to look for as No. 10 Penn State visits one of the Big Ten’s toughest venues to face No. 17 Iowa, which is always difficult to beat in Saturday night games. No. 1: Franklin’s quest For everything he’s accomplished in his career and at Penn State, James Franklin still has ...

Freshman Rowley has made impact with Warriors

Mike Clark walked through the front gate of the Shangraw Athletic Complex. His car was about a block and a half away and as he prepared to make the left turn onto Union Avenue, a pickup carrying some of his Lycoming football players approached. “See ya, coach,” one of the players ...

Helmrich’s lone goal helps propel Williamsport to win

Williamsport had its gameplan in place just a day before it took the field at Balls Mills for its senior night game on a brisk Tuesday night. Knowing Katie Penman would have to fight double teams for much of the game, coach Scott McNeill thought another opportunity would open up for another one ...

South repeats as District 4 team champions

South Williamsport’s top trio of singles players have been outstanding all season and Thursday’s District 4 team tennis championships proved exactly where the group belongs in the area. Olivia Dorner lost one game all season, Lily Summerson posted an undefeated mark through the regular ...

Lycoming looking to avoid a 4-game skid

History points to Lycoming being a favorite for this weekend’s football game at Alvernia. The Warriors’ success in the Middle Atlantic Conference makes it a keystone of the league. Alvernia has never won a MAC game. But you won’t find a member of the Warriors counting Saturday’s game ...

Local roundup: Lewisburg field hockey beats Danville

In high school field hockey, Gabby Markunas had three goals and an assist and Izzy Zaleski scored twice in Lewisburg’s 10-0 win over Danville on Thursday. Kara Koch, Rylee Dyroff, Maddie Redding and Olivia Bartlett all scored as well. Muncy defeated Benton, 2-1. Hallie ...

Delaware Valley at Williamsport

Delaware Valley PPG—46.1, YPG—438; PPA—8.6 Delaware Valley facts: Winners of six straight, Delaware Valley has established itself as the clear favorite to win a third straight District 2-4 Class 6A championship. The Warriors have pounded six straight opponents by 34 or more points and ...

Canton at Wellsboro

Canton PPG—38.0, YPG—442.4; PPA—10.3, YPA—186 Canton facts: This is the second straight year that Canton and Wellsboro collide in Week 8 while having outstanding seasons. Over the first seven weeks of the last two seasons, these rivals have combined to go 27-1. Canton won a 26-16 ...