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No. 22 Delaware Valley defense will test Lycoming

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As Mike Clark breaks down film of an opponent’s defense, he takes notes on tendencies, the amount of time team’s pressure, and the down-and-distance situations it puts an offense into. As he tallied up his numbers after watching film of Delaware Valley, he noticed opponents faced ...

Montgomery inducted 3 into its Hall of Fame

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At halftime of Montgomery’s football game last week against Muncy, the latest members of the Montgomery Athletic Hall of Fame were inducted as Seth McQuay, Bryn Harding and Craig Weaver, Sr. were all honored. • McQuay was a 2004 graduate who lettered in football, golf, soccer, ...

Local roundup: Foltz scores twice in LHU women’s win

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Marah Foltz scored 1 minute, 50 seconds into the double overtime period to help Lock Haven’s women’s soccer team defeat visiting Mercyhurst, 2-1, on Friday. Foltz scored both of the Bald Eagles’ goals as Lock Haven improved to 8-2-1 overall and in the PSAC. • In men’s soccer, Lock ...

McDonald’s goal lifts Montoursville in big conference match-up

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Montoursville had some chances late in the first half and early in the second half to try to get a goal, but Williamsport seemed to clear it out or an unlucky shot would ricochet off the post. In fact, the latter happened twice in a quick span. But the Warriors kept at it, hoping that one ...

Local roundup: Girls tennis district field set

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The District 4 girls tennis singles tournament begins on Saturday at Williamsport High School at 9 a.m. The first two rounds will be played on Saturday with the semifinals and finals taking place on Monday at the West Branch Tennis Club at 2 p.m. South Williamsport’s Olivia Dorner is the ...

Freshman Stankiewicz playing big for Warriors

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Don’t misjudge Matt Stankiewicz’s quiet nature. And definitely don’t misjudge the Lycoming defensive lineman’s clean-cut nature. That’s who the freshman is before he puts on his football pads. After his helmet gets strapped up, though, he’s a different person. It’s how he’s ...

Team strength, McSorley, main reasons PSU can win out

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There are four reasons why I believe Penn State will run the table the rest of the regular season and finish 11-1. 1. — The Nittany Lions are better than every opponent left on their schedule, and at the end of the day, I’ll take the better team to win any individual game. The only real ...

Only way to move on is to stop looking back

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Opponent: Michigan State (3-2, 1-1) Kickoff: Saturday, 3:30 p.m., Beaver Stadium TV: BTN About the Spartans: Fell out of top 25 following 29-19 loss at Northwestern last week; 26th in coaches poll and 27th in AP poll. … Other loss was in week two at Arizona State (16-13). … Offense ...

Warrior Run struggles against Central Columbia

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TURBOTVILLE — After a 6-1 start for Warrior Run, the Defenders have hit a bit of a bump in the road and it was evident yesterday. Disappointing sighs, arms thrown up in disgust and irritation with teammates and officials. Though the effort was there, so was frustration as Warrior Run dropped ...

Local roundup: South girls tennis remains undefeated

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Olivia Dorner and Lily Summerson cruised at Nos. 1 and 2 singles, respectively, with 6-0, 6-0 victories to help keep the South Williamsport girls tennis team undefeated with a 3-2 win over Danville on Wednesday. The win improves the Mounties to 17-0 overall. South’s Lauren Peck won at ...

LHU is favorite to win EWL title

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The Lock Haven University wrestling team was tabbed as the preseason favorite to win the Eastern Wrestling League title, as voted on by the league’s coaches earlier this week. A total of five LHU wrestlers sit atop their respective weight classes to start the season and, in all, nine of 10 ...

Spartans building off strong close to 2017

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Hughesville’s players knew what they were capable of as the Spartans closed last season on a four-game winning streak. So naturally, there was reason to believe they could build off that success this season. It didn’t take long for Hughesville to start getting wins this year and the ...

Williamsport wins District 2-4 AAA title

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The Williamsport girls’ tennis team won the District 2-4 Class AAA team championship on Tuesday, defeating Abington Heights, 3-1. It’s Williamsport’s second team title in three years, last winning in 2016. The Millionaires’ swept the doubles competition in the finals. Kalindi Maggs ...

ROUNDUP: Local teams advance to D4 tennis semis

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The District 4 girls team tennis tournament consists of four local semifinalists after Tuesday’s preliminary and quarterfinal matchups. South Williamsport defeated Central Columbia, 3-2; Wellsboro defeated Bucktail, 3-0; Montoursville defeated Milton, 3-1; and Montgomery defeated ...

Franklin embraces questions, criticisms

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James Franklin wants you to question him. To challenge him. To expect more from him and his Penn State football team. The coach doesn’t shy away from it. He embraces it. Because Franklin has the same goal in mind as every PSU fan, and that’s to be the very best. So, coming off a tough ...

Strouse saved his best for last in Old Shoe game

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When the situation became its most frantic, Brayden Strouse grew his most calm. His team given one last chance at winning The Old Shoe Trophy for the first time since 2004, the senior quarterback started operating the offense like a conductor leading his orchestra. Every note was just right ...

Lock Haven’s Rudy hits 600 career wins

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LOCK HAVEN — While records are made to be broken, milestones are levels of success to be reached. When the Lock Haven University Lady Eagle field hockey team defeated Davidson 2-0 Friday night, it marked a milestone that most coaches can only dream of. With the 2-0 final, it marked the ...