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Cutters to play a doubleheader today

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Sunday’s game against the West Virginia Black Bears was postponed due to rain. The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader today. The first game will start at 5:05 p.m. and the second game will begin roughly 30 minutes after the conclusion of the first contest. Both games will be ...

Cutters bullpen is flawless in road win

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STATE COLLEGE — Williamsport was in trouble. It had just allowed four runs in a matter of only three pitches. It’s two-run lead was obliterated. And starting pitcher Carlos Francisco was leaving the game with nobody out in the third inning because of an issue on his pitching hand. It ...

Sutera gets opportunity thanks to impressing in Cape Cod

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Tom Sutera’s spot in the Cape Cod League last summer wasn’t guaranteed. He was on only a temporary contract, filling in for a player who was still participating in the College World Series or working out a potential pro contract. But Sutera, who had been bypassed in the Major League ...

Sock’s Zurich sets new pole vault PR

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At the New Balance Outdoor Nationals on Saturday, Loyalsock’s Hailey Zurich set a new PR by clearing 13 feet, 0 1/4 inches in the pole vault. It was good enough for seventh at the event. Zurich won two individual state medals at the PIAA meet last month, taking first in the long ...

Yoder, Weaver win at CCMS

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Andrew Yoder and Jeff Weaver were among the winners at Clinton County Motor Speedway for Stocker Chevrolet/Stocker Suburu night this weekend. Yoder won the Smith Excavating and Construction limited late-models race, beating Mike Smith (second) and Jim Yoder (third). Weaver won ...

7 errors prove costly in Cutters’ season-opening loss

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Pat Borders looked across his desk at Williamsport coach Greg Brodzinski and postulated it had been multiple weeks since his team made as many errors as it did Friday night at Bowman Field. The season-opening loss for the Crosscutters was littered with seven errors, all on the infield, in a 4-3 ...

Lehman returns to Medlar as member of Cutters

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Taylor Lehman has walked into the visiting clubhouse at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park once in his life. But that one time didn’t come during the four years he lived in State College as a pitcher for Penn State. Lehman will get the opportunity to explore the visitors’ clubhouse and dugout ...

MLB LL Classic lottery set up for tickets

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There will have been only three MLB Little League Classic games soon, but the Pittsburgh Pirates will have the distinction of being the only team to play in multiple, having played in the 2017 game against the St. Louis Cardinals and this year’s upcoming game against the Chicago Cubs. And ...

PSU loses high-profile prospect Josh Moten

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Penn State’s rough recruiting week got even worse Thursday when yet another high-profile prospect decommitted from the Nittany Lions. Four-star cornerback Josh Moten announced his decision to decommit, saying he made his initial decision too soon. “After talking and having deep thought ...

McKeithan looking to help Cutters analytically

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In his high school, and even into his college, playing days as an infielder at Vanderbilt and N.C. State, Joel McKeithan didn’t really know much about analytics, except what he saw on Jonah Hill’s computer screen in the movie “Moneyball.” He wasn’t so interested in the numbers, ...

Public and private schools could soon be separated

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The Pennsylvania high school sports world that has existed since 1972 could soon be changed forever. If legislation introduced by Rep. Aaron Bernstine (R-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence) last Tuesday soon passes, public and private schools will compete in separate state tournament brackets. If the ...

MLB Little League Classic tickets again available via lottery

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Tickets will once again be available in a lottery for the 2019 MLB Little League Classic at Bowman Field on Sunday, August 18. To enter the lottery, visit www.mlb.com/llclassic. There will be at least 50 winners drawn and each winner will receive two tickets to the game. The sweepstakes ...

O’Hoppe soaks up info from Borders

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When he catches, Logan O’Hoppe enjoys picking Pat Borders’ brain throughout the game. He likes to talk about pitch sequencing, reading hitters’ swings, and how Borders would have attacked certain hitters during his Major League career. When the 19-year-old has a day off, he likes to ...

Williams’ speed could be tool for Cutters

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Corbin Williams hasn’t raced Roman Quinn yet. He’d like to. The two have even talked about it while Quinn was in Clearwater rehabbing recently. But as of yet, maybe the two fastest runners in the Philadelphia Phillies organization, haven’t seen who is faster. “I’d say it’d be an ...

Cutters’ players ready to start the 2019 campaign

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Life in extended spring training is a grind, according to Corbin Williams. Days in Florida are hot and humid with a deluge of rain which can pop up without warning. Next to no fans come to the back fields to watch games which mean absolutely nothing in terms of standings. So Wednesday’s ...

South Williamsport’s state run ends in semis

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PINE GROVE — South Williamsport fans who jammed the bleachers behind the third-base dugout at Walter Stump Stadium on Tuesday rose, stomped, clapped and yelled. Their Mounties had one last chance to extend this historic season and reach the state final as they prepared to bat in ...