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Fox helps ignite Loyalsock in a HAC-III victory

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Maddie Fox runs the court like a deer, plays tenacious defense and passes well. She often, however, is labeled a shooter. Might as well embrace that role and go with it. Fox did just that Saturday again and again. All her practice paid huge dividends and ignited an electric 3-point party as ...

Kauffman looks to mirror Tagliaferri

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If one ever constructs a Jersey Shore girls basketball Mount Rushmore, Hannah Kauffman and Alison Tagliaferri might be side by side. How fitting then that Kauffman will play college basketball for Tagliaferri at Bloomsburg next winter. Tagliaferri revived a dormant program during her ...

Tornadoes win battle of AA heavyweights

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Mount Carmel graduated five starters from last year’s District 4 Class AAA champion. It features no seniors this year and opened the season 0-3. But this perennial power is looking mighty dangerous again. The names have changed, but Mount Carmel continues growing and winning. Now a Class AA ...

Penn State earns win over No. 10 Wisconsin

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UNIVERSITY PARK — Neither coach was particularly pleased with the outcome of No. 1 Penn State’s 24-13 win over No. 10 Wisconsin on Sunday in Rec Hall. Despite the fact that Penn State won six of 10 bouts, amassed a 39-8 edge in takedowns and notched its 51st consecutive dual meet win, ...

Lycoming takes 9th at Whitehill Duals

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Dropping his opponent on his head and getting the fall wasn’t exactly Chris Grecco’s plan Saturday. But it worked. The Lycoming 174-pounder improvised a little bit in the Warriors’ final match of the Budd Whitehill National Duals, and it helped his team go 2-0 and finish in ninth place ...

Penn State falls to No. 6 Michigan State

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STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Tom Izzo wasn’t impressed with much of No. 6 Michigan State’s double-digit victory over Penn State. The Spartans built a big lead early and dominated at times in the paint in their 71-56 win on Sunday. From Izzo’s standpoint, that’s all they did well and ...

Sotos’ defense helps Bison win

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LEWISBURG — Jimmy Sotos knew he had to do something. He had three turnovers in four possessions in the final 10 minutes and missed a front end of a 1-and-1 with 21 seconds left. The sophomore guard, who is the only player in program history with back-to-back 11 assist games, is more known for ...

Wildcats drop basketball double-header to Keuka

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In women’s basketball, Penn College dropped a 59-39 contest to Keuka. Kaylah Brown scored a team high eight points. • In men’s basketball, Elijah Vazquez knocked down six 3-pointers and scored a team-high 22 points, but Penn College fell to Keuka College 78-56. Women’s Basketball ...

LHU men fall at home vs. California

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LOCK HAVEN — Simple arithmetic will tell you that six isn’t greater than eight in terms of pure numbers. However, sometimes the effort by and results from six can be greater than those provided by eight and that unfortunately for the Lock Haven University men’s basketball team came to ...

Loyalsock grad Williams hitting stride at LHU

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Marcus Williams was convinced his competitive athletic career was over. After stepping away from the Lock Haven football program after his freshman year because he “just wasn’t happy in the system,” Williams assumed his college career was over. He was content with playing pickup ...

16th-ranked Cal beats LHU women

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LOCK HAVEN — Facing the once-beaten and nationally-ranked California women’s basketball team, Lock Haven University coach Jennifer Smith and assistant coach Zack Smith, had a plan to attempt to handle the powerful Vulcans. For the first half and most of the third period, the Bald Eagles ...

H.S. roundup: Williamsport boys overcome 3rd quarter deficit

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In boys basketball, Williamsport outscored McCaskey, 57-38 in the second half to overcome a 13-point thrd quarter deficit and pull away for an 86-76 win to snap a three-game losing streak. Ahmir Ellzy scored a career-high 23 points and Nassir Jones (14), Isaac Ritter (14), Marcus Simmons (13) ...

Golf tip of the week: Drop the hands on the downswing

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A high percentage of golfers cast the club on the downswing, causing the club to approach the ball from outside to in of the target line. This problem can be corrected by merely allowing the hands to drop from the right shoulder on the downswing, left shoulder for the lefty, known as the ...

Wildcats overcome slow start to beat Bulldogs

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JERSEY SHORE — When Jersey Shore opened an eight-point lead in front of a large and boisterous crowd Friday, Central Mountain could have panicked. But the Wildcats never flinched. They had Jersey Shore right where they wanted them. Yes, Central Mountain would like to start games stronger, ...

Warriors go 1-2 at Whitehill Duals

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Just seconds before Garrett Wesneski walked onto the mat, he turned to Lycoming teammate Trevor Corl and asked what the team score was. In all the excitement of watching Travis Ogden record a technical fall, he lost track of where the Warriors were in their dual with Castleton on Friday. Corl ...

WR Juwan Johnson looking to transfer elsewhere

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Receiver Juwan Johnson, coming off a disappointing junior season for Penn State, may have played his final game in a Nittany Lion uniform. No, Johnson isn’t declaring for the NFL draft a year early, but he is looking at transferring to play his final college season elsewhere. Johnson’s ...

Local roundup: Grab scores 25 in Wellsboro’s victory

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From staff reports Joseph Grab scored 25 points thanks to making six treys, Brandyn Tuttle added 11 and Wellsboro rolled to a 67-27 win over Cowanesque Valley in boys basketball on Friday. Grab tied Michael Pietropola’s mark of six 3-pointers made for second all-time in Wellsboro ...

No. 1 PSU crushes Northwestern

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EVANSTON, Ill. — No. 1 Penn State opened up Big Ten dual meet action with a convincing win at No. 11 Northwestern on Friday night. The Nittany Lions, under the direction of veteran coach Cael Sanderson, rolled to a 33-8 victory for their 50th straight dual meet win. Senior Jason Nolf ...