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Lock Haven and Lycoming wrestlers off to strong starts

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Lock Haven’s returning All-American Chance Marsteller went 3-0 in his 2018-19 season debut ehich helped set the pace for four individual champions at the 2018 Journeymen Collegiate Classic Tournament in Troy, New York on Sunday. Marsteller downed No. 11 Branson Ashworth, 7-4, in the ...

Surging Panthers’ season ends in district semis

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MOUNT CARMEL — After starting its season 1-2, North Penn-Mansfield ran off eight straight wins, which resulted in the Panthers advancing to Saturday’s District 4 Class AA semifinal at Mount Carmel, while picking up an outright Northern Tier League championship along the way. Clearly not ...

Penn State’s defense stands up Wisconsin

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STATE COLLEGE — There were times the past couple of years, even when Penn State was lighting up scoreboards, that the Nittany Lions were accused of having a finesse offense. And defensively, it was OK for PSU to give up a lot of yards and points because everyone knew the offense would ...

Penn College women begin hoops play Saturday

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Despite fielding a team that is relatively young -- nine of 13 players are new to the program -- Penn College's women's basketball coach Lauren Healy believes that player depth and athleticism will result in good things this season. The Wildcats open at 8 p.m. on Saturday against Susquehanna ...

Bulldogs capture district title with thrilling overtime win

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JERSEY SHORE — Absolute pandemonium. Twice. Jersey Shore and its fans thought it had won its second District 4 AAAA Championship in three years when Selinsgrove quarterback Dan Stoch fumbled the ball with four seconds remaining in regulation. They rushed the field only to have the team ...

Warriors advance to title game

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Montoursville coaches did not even know if Dylan Moll could play before Saturday’s District 4 Class AAA semifinal. An elbow injury kept Moll sidedlined last week, but the sophomore cornerback soldiered on Saturday, repeatedly delivering hard hits. By the fourth quarter Moll really was ...

Lewisburg advances to state semifinals

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LANCASTER — The Lewisburg girls soccer teams amazing season just doesn't want to end. The Green Dragons used two long bombs and a stellar defense to defeat District 12 champion Lansdale Catholic, 3-0, Saturday at Mannheim Township High School in a PIAA Class AA quarterfinal match. “I am ...

Warriors earn win, bowl bid

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DALLAS — Klayton Kelly floated through the air some 3 feet off the ground. He stretched his arms as far as his shoulder pads would allow him. But it wasn’t far enough to touch the football spiraling toward the ground. The Misericordia wide receiver hit the Mangelsdorf Field turf with a ...

Sanders growing into leader for Lions

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STATE COLLEGE — As C.J. Thorpe, a defensive lineman from Pittsburgh, picked up a kickoff and started rumbling with it Saturday afternoon, Miles Sanders cheered on his good buddy. But Thorpe fumbled, denying himself a SportsCenter highlight, and when he got to the sideline, Sanders ...

Gross-Matos, Sanders lift Lions over Wisconsin

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STATE COLLEGE — Following are the highlights and lowlights from Penn State’s 22-10 victory over Wisconsin on Saturday at Beaver Stadium: PLAY OF THE GAME: On fourth-and-1 from the Penn State 36, leading 16-10, the Nittany Lions faked a punt with Johnathan Thomas running for the ...

Lock Haven finishes off season with win

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ERIE – Redshirt-senior quarterback Cameron Tobias saved the best game of his Bald Eagle career for last and his heroics led the offense, as Lock Haven closed the season with a thrilling, 50-48, victory over host Gannon. Tobias and the Bald Eagles overcame a snow-covered field and a ...

Lycoming soccer falls in 1st round of NCAA Championship

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UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS, Ohio – The Lycoming College men’s soccer team’s postseason run ended with a 1-0 defeat against Penn State Behrendin the opening round of the NCAA Division III Championship on Saturday night John Carroll University. The Warriors (15-4-2 overall) earned the first NCAA ...

Bucknell falls to 2nd place Georgetown

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Bucknell football team fell to second-place Georgetown, 14-3, in its final road game of the 2018 campaign on Saturday at Cooper Field. Freshman running back Herman Moultrie III provided all of the offense Georgetown needed, scoring one touchdown and recording 157 ...

Golf Tip: Visualize a bulls-eye when chipping

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When you are chipping a ball from the fringe, visualize a larger target, such as a bulls-eye. The further you are from the cup the larger the circles. For example, if you are thirty or more feet, the circumference of the outer ring should be approximately four feet in diameter. The larger ...

Wood’s emergence has Montoursville surging

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It was not one specific moment which started pulling Cameron Wood back. It was more a series of games which left him feeling like a void needed filled. Wood watched from the Memorial Stadium bleachers a year ago as Montoursville struggled and finished 2-8. The results, though, really did not ...

Lyco’s Fisher climbing up record book

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Jamie Fisher feels the pressure every Saturday morning. He only gets so many opportunities to have an impact on the Lycoming football team as its kicker, so each gameday he knows he can’t afford to be off his game. The junior has been one of the best kickers in the history of Lycoming ...

Selinsgrove at Jersey Shore

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Class AAAA Championship No. 2 Selinsgrove (5-6) at No. 1 Jersey Shore (6-5) Selinsgrove PPG—19.0, YPG—253.7; PPA—20.7, YPA—248.5 Selinsgrove facts: The Seals are seeking their second straight District 4 Class AAAA championship and fifth since 2012. Selinsgrove and Jersey Shore are ...

Lewisburg at Montoursville

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Class AAA Semifinals No. 6 Lewisburg (7-4) at No. 2 Montoursville (9-2) Lewisburg PPG—30.5, YPG—354.4; PPA—20.3, YPA—277 Lewisburg facts: Lewisburg exorcized some playoff demons last week when it defeated No. 3 Central Columbia, 7-6 and is hoping to do some more of that Saturday. ...