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Stopper’s rocket from left field helps Lancers win

Before it could make a great comeback, Loyalsock needed a great play. On a day when Loyalsock making routine plays proved so challenging, Sam Stopper delivered. One spectacular throw erased seven errors, paved the way for a thrilling finish and helped the Lancers record a big win. Stopper ...

Sullivan’s Saxe, Sock’s Ross earn all-state honors

If one was looking for Gerald Ross or John Saxe last summer, heading toward the Loyalsock and Sullivan County basketball gyms proved the best option. Both players basically lived in those respective gyms. The Loyalsock and Sullivan County guards both are gifted players but both also ...

Williamsport rolls to win over DuBois

Cody Shimp ended Tuesday’s contest with a bang when he connected on a two-run home run in the bottom of the fourth inning at Logue Field to left center to give the surging Millionaire’s a 10-0 victory over DuBois in five innings before the sun even began to set. The win improved the ...

Local roundup: Budman’s grand slam lifts Montgomery

Hunter Budman powered Montgomery to a 14-4 win over CMVT. Budman went 2 for 4 with a grand slam and six RBIs. Eithan Marino had a two-run home run, Jensen Drick and Tyler Shadle each had a double. Wellsboro’s seven-run second inning fueled it to a 15-5 win over Williamson. Johnny Rowland, ...

Milton, Lewisburg, Wellsboro advance to semis

The quarterfinals of the District 4 team tennis tournament concluded on Tuesday afternoon at various sites. Lewisburg defeated Towanda, 5-0; Milton defeated Danville, 4-1; Wellsboro defeated Hughesville, 3-0; and Central Columbia defeated Mifflinburg, 3-1. In the semifinals, Lewisburg faces ...

Bucktail loses close contest with Montgomery

Going into yesterday’s game against Montgomery, the Bucktail softball team held a 4-7 record with just a negative 12-run differential in those eleven games. Take away the one lopsided loss in an 11-1 defeat of Muncy and the Bucks have been in some really close games. Montgomery beat Bucktail ...

Lyco men’s lax coach earns top honor

After helping the Lycoming College men’s lacrosse team double its win total in 2018, Chris Scanlon has been named the MAC Commonwealth Coach of the Year, while four of his student-athletes earned a spot on the league’s all-conference team. Senior midfielder Garrett Huff and junior ...

Lazarich, McGinnis earn all-conference

One of the most successful and productive duos in the history of Lycoming College women’s lacrosse added another honor to their historic resumes as senior Jordan Lazarich and junior Kelly McGinniss each were named first-team All-MAC Commonwealth midfielders. Lazarich became the fourth ...

LHU’s Slattery named Pitcher of Week

LOCK HAVEN — Junior gunslinger Bekah Slattery was named the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Central Pitcher of the Week. This marks the fourth time she has earned the honor this season and the 11th time a Lock Haven softball student-athlete has been tabbed pitcher or athlete of the ...

Lycoming grad Vanaskie named to MAC Hall of Fame

One of the most accomplished student-athletes in the history of Lycoming College, Thomas I. Vanaskie added another honor to an already stacked resume when he was named to the Middle Atlantic Conference Hall of Fame, the conference office in Annville, Pa., announced on Tuesday. “It’s a ...

Defense keys Wildcats’ win over Shore

JERSEY SHORE — Forget that Central Mountain made two errors. The four potential game-changing plays it made against rival Jersey Shore on Monday far outweighed those mistakes. Take any of those plays away and Jersey Shore might have celebrated its second straight HAC-I championship. The ...

Hits keep coming for WR’s Beyer

The hits kept coming, but Gina Beyer never really paid them much attention. The Warrior Run infielder was delivering all those hits but they were more a means to an end. It was about helping her team win. It was about continuing a journey that started long ago with some of her senior ...

Zurich getting used to new poles

LOCK HAVEN — Like there were springs in her shoes, Hailey Zurich was lifted off the ground and hurtled into the air. She passed over the crossbar of the pole vault like a comet soaring through the sky. The gap between the Loyalsock junior’s body and the crossbar was vast, large enough to ...

ROUNDUP: Sock comes from behind to beat Lewisburg

In high school baseball, Anthony Pastore pitched seven innings of two-hit ball, while striking out seven, and Loyalsock scored two runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to come from behind and beat Lewisburg, 3-2. Chase McNulty and Eric Holz each went 1 for 3 with a double. Aaron Hoover ...

Datres leads UNC with draft looming

Thinking about the Major League Baseball Draft could be tempting. Kyle Datres looks like a near-lock to be selected this June and reaching a childhood dream is fast approaching. But Datres is not thinking about the draft. And by doing so, the Loyalsock graduate is helping his cause. Datres is ...

Benner, Helminiak earn NEAC tennis honors

Garrett Benner and Stephen Helminiak made program history when they draped NEAC men’s tennis championship gold medals around their necks Sunday at the NEAC men’s tennis championship. Penn College coach John Machak also became the first coach in program history to earn NEAC Coach of the Year ...

Penn College softball team fights for playoff spot

While the Pennsylvania College of Technology softball team continues to battle both the weather and its on-field opponents for a postseason playoff berth, a women's tennis player earned a Top 3 spot in the North Eastern Athletic Conference individual championships last week and the college's ...

Dinges wins javelin with prelim throw

LOCK HAVEN — The final three rounds of the boys javelin began Saturday afternoon as Montoursville’s Josh Dinges took off his spikes and put on his long pants and jacket. This is exactly how the senior likes his javelin competitions to go. His final throw of the preliminary round flew 190 ...

Sagar wins 2 races with season-best times

LOCK HAVEN — Isabel Sagar was in trouble. She was less than 100 meters into her one-mile race Saturday at the Lock Haven High School Classic and she was boxed in to the inside of the track. The Loyalsock distance runner found a gap to escape, but it forced her to the outside of the pack. ...