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Golf tip of the week: The baseball grip may improve your game

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Maybe changing your grip will improve your game. There are three different grip styles to choose from: overlapping, interlocking and the baseball grip. The type grip you use is strictly up to you, however the size of your fingers, hands and hand strength could dictate which grip would best fit ...

CCMS suffered 2nd rain out

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For the second week in a row rain spoiled the open event at the Clinton County Motor Speedway on Friday. This time the track was able to get the gates open and have some cars on the racetrack before the rains came in to stop the action. Close to 75 race teams where on hand for the event. In ...

Muncy beats Neumann for 6th straight victory

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The four District 4 baseball championship banners hanging inside the Muncy gym all tell a story. All the teams that produced those glory days also endured adversity before conquering it. The 2018 Indians are still writing their baseball story, but they already are showing the determined ...

St. John Neumann grad Johnson invited to NBA Combine

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LOS ANGELES — From his training camp Friday in Los Angeles, Missouri State senior Alize Johnson says the coming weeks are the culmination of a lot of hard work and preparation for a career in professional basketball. Johnson, who was an All-MVC first-team selection in 2018 for the second ...

Central Mountain struggles to hit against Bellefonte in loss

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MILL HALL — If you are a fan of good, well-played high school baseball and you weren’t at Mill Hall Community Park Friday afternoon, you missed a good one. Although there was nothing more than pride or possibly bragging rights between Centre and Clinton counties at stake, Bellefonte ...

Local roundup: Jersey Shore baseball earns 10th win in 11 games

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Darren Stetts and Brandon DePasqua each delivered three hits and drove in three runs as Jersey Shore won for the 10th time in 11 games, defeating Montgomery, 13-3 in five innings in high school baseball on Friday. Timmy Saar, Mac Griswold and Dylan Young each had two hits and Calvin Lesser ...

Penn State’s Carr earns invitation to the NBA Combine

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NEW YORK — Penn State guard Tony Carr received an invitation to and will participate in the 2018 NBA Combine in Chicago May 16-20. Approximately 60 players are invited to the five-day event to showcase their talents for the league’s 30 teams’ general managers, coaches and scouts. A ...

Lyco’s Apollon named Rookie of Year

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Sophomore Devinity Apollon stepped into the top of the Lycoming College women’s tennis lineup in 2017 in her first season with the team, posting a 6-1 conference record to earn the MAC Commonwealth Rookie of the Year award. In addition, sophomore Hannah Summerson, a South Williamsport ...

Lyco’s Smith earns all-conference nod

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Capping one of the most productive seasons in the history of Lycoming College men’s tennis, senior Rob Smith earned second team All-MAC Commonwealth honors. Smith, who earned honorable mention nods as a sophomore, paced the Warriors at his No. 2 singles spot with a 12-6 record, including ...

Lewisburg grad Sumfest makes U-21 field hockey team

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Lewisburg grad Cassie Sumfest was named to the United States U-21 Women’s National Team for field hockey as one of 17 athletes that made the cut after three training camp weekends. Sumfest, who plays at North Carolina, will be one of 17 to head to Tucuman, Argentina, from June 10-18 ...

Williamsport offense pours it on in league victory

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Williamsport’s offense came alive almost as fast as the pregame downpour which soaked Logue Field prior to Thursday’s baseball game. All it took the Millionaires was three pitches to get rolling in the first inning. Quentin Brown hit a shallow single to right, Tanner Esposito ...

Montoursville beats Lewisburg; clinches share of HAC-II title

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The preseason Montoursville scouting report essentially read that this young team owned a bright future. Turns out the present is pretty strong, too. And Montoursville already owns a championship. Owen Kiess threw a complete-game four-hitter, Jaxon Dalena went 3 for 3 and Brandon Dyer hit ...

Wildcats easily rout Altoona

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MILL HALL — Central Mountain's mercy-rule win against Altoona was indicative of its roster’s deepness, rather than the talent of a few select athletes. Up eight runs entering the bottom of the fifth, Central Mountain reached into its bench and inserted four pinch hitters into the lineup. ...

Local roundup: Jersey Shore baseball clinches share of HAC-I

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Jersey Shore is a champion once again. Jersey Shore scored two runs in the fifth and sixth innings to rally past Shamokin for a 3-2 win Wednesday as it captured no worse than a share of its second straight HAC-I championship. The Bulldogs (10-2, 8-1) win the title outright if they win their ...

Lyco’s Gessner earns conference honor

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Thanks to a 10-game hitting streak to end the season that bumped her average 75 points, freshman Taylor Gessner, a Lewisburg native and Meadowbrook Christian grad, earned honorable mention All-MAC Commonwealth honors. A member of the women’s soccer team as well, the Warriors primary ...

Stopper’s rocket from left field helps Lancers win

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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

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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 ...