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South’s Warner joins 50-goal club

The list of 50-goal scorers at South Williamsport for girls soccer is an impressive “who’s who” if you glance down it. Some great players such as Christa Matlack, Lyndy LeVan, Autumn Rosenberg and Kate Baldys to name a handful. Go ahead and pencil in a new name to that list: Lela ...

Local roundup: Albaugh, Schluter lift Loyalsock over Bloomsburg

Connor Albaugh and Alex Schluter each posted two goals and Zach Stopper tallied three assists as Loyalsock topped Bloomsburg, 8-1, in boys soccer. The Lancers outshot Bloomsburg, 20-1, to move to 4-1 on the season. Tyler Hendershot scored three second-half goals, including two in the ...

A capsule look at James Franklin’s weekly news conference.

Opponent: Kent State (1-1) Kickoff: Saturday noon, Beaver Stadium TV: FS1 About the Golden Flashes: They played well but lost opener at Illinois, 31-24, and blew out Howard last week, 54-14. … Coach Sean Lewis, 32, is the youngest head coach in FBS and is in his first season with the ...

Penn State recruit fact box: Joey Porter, Jr.

Position: Cornerback Recruiting class (size): 2019 (16 players) Hometown/School: Wexford, Pa./North Allegheny Height/Weight: 6-2/185 Stars: 4 (247); 3 (Rivals) Other top offers: Pitt, LSU, Miami, Nebraska, Maryland, West Virginia, UCLA, Arizona State, Syracuse, Rutgers Notable: Son ...

Lyco’s Fisher, Curtis earn slots on D3football.com Team of the Week

Accolades have continued to roll in after the Lycoming College football team defeated Widener University for the first time in four years on Saturday as a pair of Warriors – senior Ahmad Curtis and junior Jamie Fisher – earned D3football.com Team of the Week honors, the website announced ...

Shore’s Tomb wreaks havoc on defensive line

The more film Montoursville watched, the more Jersey Shore nose tackle David Tomb stood out. Montoursville coach J.C. Keefer enjoyed watching Tomb routinely make big plays and spark his teammates. Coaching against him last Friday, however, was not an enjoyable experience. Tomb delivered ...

Shemory with big day in Lyco win

Elijah Shemory rolled to his left on a first-quarter third-down play looking for a receiver. His right-arm was ready to fire the football. When Brock Zollicoffer sat in an open window, Shemory’s shoulders squared up to his target and his throw hit Zollicoffer in the chest as two defenders ...

ROUNDUP: Lewisburg girls soccer loses despite outshooting Ironmen

Despite outshooting Danville and having an advantage in corner kicks, the Lewisburg girls soccer team dropped a 2-1 decision to the Ironmen on Monday. Danville scored both its goals in the first half and scored on two of the three shots it had. Chloe Hoffman and Kendall Thompson each scored ...

Defense helps carry Lyco to win

CHESTER — Lycoming’s defense had already sacked Widener quarterback Sean McGaughey twice when he took the final snap of the second quarter looking for anything downfield. Warriors defensive tackle Ahmad Curtis shucked his blocker to the side as if he was swatting a gnat from his face. In ...

Golf tip of the week: Cure your shank with a 1-piece takeaway

The word shank is so powerful. Golfers are afraid to say it out loud. For the novice golfer, a shank is when the golf ball strikes the heel of the club, causing the ball to go directly right, or directly left for the left-handed golfer. It robs a golfer of confidence and scares them so ...

Lewisburg, Williamsport battle to scoreless draw

Lewisburg players dropped to their knees in disbelief. Hands on heads and mouths agape, the Green Dragons couldn’t believe what a sophomore keeper was doing with just three games of varsity experience to his name. New starting Millionaire goalie Elliott Wannop slayed the Green Dragons one ...

PSU defeats Pitt in rout

PITTSBURGH — Trace McSorley threw for two touchdowns and ran for another as No. 13 Penn State pulled away for a 51-6 victory over sloppy Pittsburgh on Saturday night. KJ Hamler ran 32 yards for a score and hauled in a 14-yard touchdown pass from McSorley as the Nittany Lions (2-0) bounced ...

Panthers fell on own stage

PITTSBURGH — Pat Narduzzi entered the final scheduled home game between these two old Eastern foes making no bones about the fact that the Penn State rivalry has extra meaning to his program. Maybe, in fact, it means too much. Pitt rolled out the most decorated of its incredibly ...

Vogelsong preserves Millionaires’ victory

Selinsgrove’s best chance to score an equalizer came with roughly four minutes remaining in the game. But Williamsport junior goalie Lila Vogelsong wasn’t planning on letting anything slip by her. It was two quick shots from inside of the 18-yard box and Vogelsong didn’t have much time ...

Pitt problems masked PSU trouble spots

Through two weeks, I still have no idea if Penn State is a really good football team. And the next two weeks won’t tell us much, either. We’re all just going to have to wait until Ohio State visits on Sept. 29 to find out. The Nittany Lions barely won their opener in OT, 45-38, against ...

Kovach, Fisher earn MAC Player of the Week honors

From staff reports The Lycoming College football team picked up a pair of weekly plaudits from the Middle Atlantic Conference, as junior Zach Kovach was named the Defensive Player of the Week and junior Jamie Fisher was named the Special Teams Player of the Week, the conference office in ...

Djokovic wins 14th major tournament

NEW YORK — The U.S. Open final suddenly appeared to be slipping away from Novak Djokovic. He dropped three consecutive games. He was angered by a crowd roaring for his popular opponent, Juan Martin del Potro. He was, in short, out of sorts. And then came Sunday’s pivotal game, a ...

Penn College Wildcat Weekly: Penn College golfers seek continued success

Coming off its best season ever in North Eastern Athletic Conference play with a third-place finish in the spring - and with three returning all-conference players and another who ended in the top 20 - Pennsylvania College of Technology golf coach Matt Haile has plenty to be optimistic about ...

Central Mountain grad Lofton wins title in Iceland

Standing on the pitch in Iceland as the tournament directors were getting the trophy ceremony started, Central Mountain grad Sam Lofton stood alongside her teammates waiting to touch the trophy, something she had never been able to experience as a professional athlete. And as she stood around, ...

Williamsport’s offense sputters in loss

The Williamsport Millionaire football team took the field Friday evening ready to bounce back after a shutout loss to Altoona a week prior. As the Millionaires walked off the field with a 1-2 record at the hands of a 41-17 loss to Berwick, dejection wasn’t in the air, pity wasn’t desired, ...