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Red Tornadoes roll easily to win

MOUNT CARMEL — When one football team is significantly bigger, faster and stronger than the other in a given game, the result is often lopsided. That was exactly the case on Friday as an overmatched Hughesville team was held to just five yards of offense as a bigger, faster, stronger and ...

Wildcats lose in rout at home

MILL HALL — Hollidaysburg opened the season with a pair of road wins but quickly fell into a funk. The offense sputtered and the defense played inconsistent as the team slipped into a 5-game skid. But on the road against the Central mountain Wildcats — the Golden Tigers finally regained ...

Local roundup: Moyers’ 4 rushing TDs propel Dragons

Max Moyers ran for four touchdowns and helped Lewisburg defeat Shikellamy, 42-21, on Friday night. After going into the half tied 14-14, Lewisburg scored four touchdowns in the second half before Shikellamy again scored to build a lead. Lewisburg had 244 rushing yards, and Moyers ran for ...

High school box scores and results

Loyalsock 24, Mifflinburg 14 Loyalsock 7 7 3 7— 24 Mifflinburg 0 0 7 7 — 14 First quarter L-Chase Cavanaugh 4 run (Dietrick kick), 4:54. Second quarter L-Chase Cavanaugh 1 run (Dietrick kick), 0:17 Third quarter M-Rhylee Stahl 29 yard pass to Garrett Becker, (9:32), ...

Loyalsock’s Patterson wins D4 title as area is well represented

The Northern Tier League was represented well at the annual District 4 Golf Championship concluded at the Williamsport Country Club. Athens and Sayre each had a golfer in the Class AAA field. In the Class AA field, Wellsboro had four golfs qualify for the second day with Benjamin Barnett ...

Local roundup: LHU field hockey coach Rudy earns 600th win

The Lock Haven women’s field hockey team defeated Davidson, 2-0, in North Carolina to earn coach Pat Rudy her 600th career victory. Rudy’s 600 wins are the third-most in NCAA field hockey history and previous to Friday, only two other coaches had reached and surpassed the ...

Maggs moves to singles, helps Williamsport advance in districts

Williamsport’s depth and team strength were on full display as it opened the quarterfinals of the District 2-4 Class AAA tennis tournament at the West Branch Tennis Club. Williamsport was without its top singles player, but it didn’t seem to matter as a number of girls stepped up to help ...

Montoursville struggles for opportunities in loss

As the clock ticked down just under 9 minutes, Montoursvile’s Bella Masias set up the ball from 26 yards out for a free kick. Trailing Selinsgrove by a goal, and with only one shot fired in the second half, the Warriors’ free kick was likely its best chance at an equalizer against the ...

Local roundup: Wellsboro, Lewisburg, Loyalsock all win district golf titles

From staff reports Wellsboro had two players shoot under 80 at the Williamsport Country Club on Thursday to help the Green Hornets win the District 4 Class AA boys golf championship. Benjamin Barnett carded a 3-over par 74 to lead Wellsboro, and Ty Morral had a 77. The Green Hornets’ team ...

Muncy at Montgomery

Muncy PPG—26.2, YPG—335; PPA—11.7, YPA—222 Muncy facts: In addition to losing its first game a week ago, Muncy also lost four-year starting quarterback/safety Coleman Good to a shoulder injury. Good likely will not play tonight, meaning tight end Kolby Moyer will make his first start. ...

Cutters recognized by N.Y.-Penn League

The Williamsport Crosscutters have been named the recipient of the Vincent McNamara Outstanding Club Award for 2018 by the New York-Penn League. The team is also this year’s John H. Johnson President’s Award nominee from the New York-Penn League. The honors were announced by New York-Penn ...

Montoursville at Danville

Montoursville PPG—38.2, YPG—361.5; PPA—8.2, YPA—196 Montoursville facts: The Warriors lead both the HAC-II and District 4 Class AAA and have a shot at making a statement tonight. A victory would clinch at least a share of the league championship with just one HAC-II game remaining. It ...

Williamsport at Pittston

Williamsport PPG—36.5, YPG—362; PPA—34.0, YPA—457 Williamsport facts: The Millionaires will be playing without all-state, Minnesota-bound running back Treyson Potts who was sidelined with a knee injury early in last week’s 27-10 win against Scranton. Williamsport leads the District ...

Jersey Shore at Southern Columbia

Jersey Shore PPG—21.7, YPG—294; PPA—23.5, YPA—298.7 Jersey Shore facts: The Bulldogs have won two straight games, surrendering just 13 points in each win. Jersey Shore has recorded three safeties in those victories and has shut down the run and added nine sacks. The Bulldogs are ...

Sun-Gazette power rankings

1. Canton (6-0): Last week’s atmosphere at Miller A. Moyer Stadium was electric. Just imagine what it might be like if Canton keeps playing well and hosts a District 4 Class A playoff game. 2. Montoursville (5-1): The last time either Montoursville or Danville did not play in a district ...

Sayre at Canton

Sayre PPG—17.0, YPG—260.5; PPA—13.2, YPA—283.5 Sayre facts: The Redskins are surging after winning two straight games and allowing just 12 points in those contests. Sayre has let just one team score more than 21 points and has held opponents to 12 combined points in three wins. Sayre ...

Loyalsock at Mifflinburg

Loyalsock PPG—19.8, YPG—293.8; PPA—27.2, YPA—314.7 Loyalsock facts: Despite losing three straight games, Loyalsock still is in position to reach the postseason for a seventh straight season. The Lancers are seventh in the District 4 Class AAA standings and the top eight teams ...

Despite Oden’s solid effort in goal, Muncy falls to Millville

MUNCY — Moments after he peeled himself off the cleat-hole filled, grassless mud field behind Ward L. Myers Elementary, Muncy fill-in goalkeeper Grady Oden had to ready himself to make another miraculous save. Within seconds, Millville was on the attack after it had won another 50/50 ball at ...

Loyalsock has made a quick resurgence in 2018

Loyalsock coach Ian Scheller has always envisioned himself raising a championship trophy, not as a player, but as a coach. If his Loyalsock Lancers continue what they’ve been doing, he might get a chance to do that in his rookie campaign. Loyalsock (11-1) has already clinched a playoff spot ...

Local roundup: Montoursville girls tennis wins on Senior Day

Montoursville’s Maddy Reeves and Lydia Barbour won at Nos. 1 and 2 singles, respectively, to help the Warriors defeat Bloomsburg, 4-1, in girls tennis on Wednesday during Montoursville’s Senior Day. Reeves won at No. 1 singles, 6-0, 6-3, and Barbour won at No. 2 singles, 6-1, ...