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Week 5 high school results

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Williamsport 49, Crestwood 26 Williamsport 0 15 27 7—49 Crestwood 7 7 0 12—26 First quarter C - Ryan Petroski 7 pass from Chase Passman (Garrett Swank kick), 5:13 Second quarter W - Treyson Potts 1 run (Nasir Jones pass from Joe Fagnano), 10:08 C - Anthony Caporuscio 4 run ...

Warriors head to FDU-Florham tied for 1st in MAC

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The trap isn’t lost on Lycoming’s Jeff Coplin. Getting complacent after two strong performances and wins would be easy for the Warriors. But he and his teammates are fighting that urge. This is a position nobody on this Lycoming team has been in before. They enter today’s game at ...

Local roundup: Wellsboro girls tennis defeats Cowanesque

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Wellsboro defeated Cowanesque Valley in girls tennis, 6-1. The Green Hornets’ Kristen Bair earned a 6-1, 6-2 win at No. 2 singles over Delaney Doan. Addison swept the doubles competition to defeat North Penn-Liberty, 3-2. Isabela Clark (No. 2 singles) and Kylie Holmes (No. 3) ...

Muncy allows minimal chances in second half of win

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In the first half, Muncy used an offsides trap that South Williamsport struggled with at times. The Indians ran the trap to perfection probably a half dozen times that squashed great South Williamsport opportunities. But when it didn’t work, South offensive players were running free behind ...

Zollicoffer struggling with 5th concussion

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It was difficult for Brock Zollicoffer to tell Lycoming athletic trainer Andrea Lucas he was having concussion symptoms again. It would have been easier for the senior wide receiver to just hide it. He knew he couldn’t afford to. So after “getting his bell rung a little bit” against ...

5 things to look at in tonight’s Penn State game

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Five things to look for as Penn State travels to Illinois for a rare Friday game, the Nittany Lions’ first since 1982 versus Pitt. No. 1: Friday night lights It’s different and should be kind of cool, but neither of these teams is used to playing on Friday, so there may be some issues ...

Smith and Sarginger elected to Muncy HOF

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MUNCY — The Muncy High School Athletic Hall-of-Fame committee is proud to announce that Allen Smith-class of 1959 and Zach Sarginger-class of 2007 have been elected as its newest members for 2018. Smith and Sarginger are slated for induction at halftime of the home coming football game ...

Sharon Taylor recognized with Lifetime Achievement

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GILBERT, Ariz. — NCAA field hockey as we know it would not exist without Lock Haven University Hall of Fame inductee, Sharon Taylor. This year she will receive the National Field Hockey Coaches Association's (NFHCA) first-ever Lifetime Achievement Award. The NFHCA Hall of Fame and Awards ...

Loyalsock at Montoursville

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Loyalsock PPG—26.3, YPG—344.3; PPA—25.0, YPA—322.3 Loyalsock facts: Life without Connor Watkins begins tonight after the all-state quarterback suffered a broken collar bone in last week’s 19-8 loss at Bloomsburg. As disappointing as losing Watkins is, Loyalsock still has a lot of ...

Montgomery at CMVT

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Montgomery PPG—11.5; YPG—231.8; PPA—24.5, YPA—353.8 Montgomery facts: The Red Raiders can bolster their District 4 Class A playoff chances if they can beat a surging CMVT team on its home field Saturday afternoon. Montgomery is fourth in the playoff standings and the top four teams ...

Bloomsburg at South Williamsport

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Bloomsburg PPG—22.5, YPG—251.5; PPA—17.8, YPA—260.8 Bloomsburg facts: Few teams have played as well as Bloomsburg over the past three weeks. Since dropping their season opener to defending Class AA state champion Southern Columbia, the Panthers have surrendered just 15 points and have ...

Bucktail at Muncy

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Bucktail PPG—16.0, YPG—204.3; PPA—33.5, YPA—349.3 Bucktail facts: For a second straight week, Bucktail faces an undefeated Class A team. The Bucks have lost two straight since beating CMVT, 36-24 in Week 2 but have a good core of players back from last year’s team that reached ...

Hughesville at Wellsboro

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Hughesville PPG—12.8, YPG—189.5; PPA—42.0, YPA—374.5 Hughesville facts: The Spartans started strong in last week’s game against District 4 Class AAA title contender Central Columbia, putting together an impressive scoring drive and taking an early 7-0 lead. Central scored the next ...

Williamsport at Crestwood

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Williamsport PPG—35.8, YPG—365; PPA—42.0; YPA—510.3 Williamsport facts: The Millionaires recorded one of the more exciting wins in recent area history last Friday, rallying late and edging Hazleton, 64-63. It was the highest-scoring game in the 2000s involving an area team and ...

Local roundup: Loyalsock sweeps singles competition in victory

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Katie Savidge defeated Paige Kupas, 6-0, 6-0, to help Loyalsock defeat Danville in girls tennis, 3-2. The Lancers swept the singles competition as Sienna Tolomay (No. 2 singles) and Melina Vuocolo (No. 3) won 6-3, 6-0 and 6-3, 6-2, respectively. South Williamsport’s Olivia Dorner ...

Montgomery to induct 3 into its Hall of Fame

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Montgomery is set to induct three members into the Montgomery Athletic Hall of Fame during halftime of the Old Shoe Game on Friday, Oct. 5 against Muncy. The three inductees are Seth McQuay, Bryn Harding and Craig Weaver, Sr. McQuay was a three-sport athlete. He was an all-state ...

Friday games good for lesser teams

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One of my favorite stories about working in the office at the Altoona Mirror is from Oct. 22, 2005, when Penn State visited Illinois. Michael Robinson and the Nittany Lions were destroying the Illini, up 56-3 at the half. My colleague, Scott Franco, somehow is a lifelong Illinois fan and at ...

Mansfield’s Zipfel accepts position with Timberwolves

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MANSFIELD — Patrick Zipfel has resigned as head coach of the Mansfield University men’s basketball program to return to the NBA with the Minnesota Timberwolves. “Pat will be greatly missed by the athletic staff and his student-athletes,” said Interim Director of Athletics Kris Decker. ...