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Lycoming men’s soccer ranked 18th

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The Lycoming College men’s soccer team has reentered the United Soccer Coaches Division III National Poll at No. 18, as the organization announced its weekly rankings. It is the team’s second ranking of the season after placing 20th in the preseason Division III rankings. The team has won ...

Wiser set to receive Ray Keyes Award

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For his nearly half-a-century of service and dedication to the Lycoming County sports scene, longtime Lycoming College football coach Steve Wiser will be presented with the Ray Keyes Sports Award at the Lycoming County Brotherhood Annual Citation Dinner on Thursday, Oct. 4, at 5:30 p.m. at the ...

Neiman steps up in net for Warriors

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With Montoursville starting goalie Avery Zales out due to an illness, Montoursville coach Vic Gorini knew that he had to get someone to step up to play goalie. The Warriors had a game coming up in just a few days and obviously someone had to be in goal. In earlier practices, Gorini recalled ...

Franklin would like to see more diversity

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There are only 13 black head coaches among the 130 FBS teams this season, and two of them will be on opposing sidelines Friday night when James Franklin and Penn State visit Lovie Smith and Illinois. It will mark one of just a handful of games all season around the country to feature two ...

Most Penn College fall sports teams in full swing

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Six of eight Pennsylvania College of Technology fall sports teams saw action last week as their seasons got into full swing. FLASHBACK: MEN'S SOCCER At Gallaudet University on Saturday, Penn College posted its first win of the season, 2-1 in double overtime, to go to 1-3 overall and 1-1 in ...

Kustanbauter leading Muncy

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Each time Mike Kustanbauter carried the ball last Friday it seemed like he was delivering a sledge hammer-like blow against South Williamsport’s defense. Each time Kustanbauter made a tackle it seemed like one could hear the truck motor revving. Nothing the Muncy fullback/linebacker does is ...

Garner excelling for Lyco

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Standing next to all-conference defensive tackle Ahmad Curtis, it would be easy to think Willie Garner can’t possibly play the same position. Curtis is a 6-foot-1, 300-pound mountain of man with the light feet of a ballet dancer and the strength and power of a swinging wrecking ball. Garner ...

Kauffman’s strong game not enough for Bulldogs

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LEWISBURG — Hannah Kauffman never got any sort of chance to relax in goal or take a quick breather. Just about anytime she looked up, a Lewisburg player had the ball in Jersey Shore’s end of the field and was about to take a shot. Lewisburg was firing shots about seemingly as fast as the ...

ROUNDUP: LHU Athletics Hall of Fame class announced

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The 2018 Lock Haven University Athletics Hall of Fame Class has been announced, recognizing seven individuals and one team who achieved greatness in sports, as determined by the LHU Athletics Hall of Fame Committee. The 2018 Hall of Fame Class will be inducted at the annual Hall of Fame ...

Nittany Lions’ talent masking both their youth and mistakes

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STATE COLLEGE — Only a true Penn State nitpicker would witness a 53-point victory and come away somewhat unimpressed. So be it. Yes, the Nittany Lions demolished Kent State, 63-10, on Saturday afternoon at Beaver Stadium. Yes, they are 3-0 heading into their Big Ten opener at ...

PSU notebook: McSorley threw for 229 and 2 TDs

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STATE COLLEGE — Following are the highlights and lowlights from Penn State’s 63-10 victory over Kent State on Saturday at Beaver Stadium: PLAY OF THE GAME: Backup quarterback Sean Clifford connected with freshman receiver Daniel George for a 95-yard touchdown pass with 6:55 ...

Hughesville’s Millheim plays well in loss

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HUGHESVILLE — With low-flying helicopters and airplanes from the Hughesville Balloon Fest rumbling over Raymond H. Perritt Stadium and with all the shots being fired at him, Hughesville goal keeper Steven Millheim probably thought he was under an aerial attack. Millheim faced constant ...

Lycoming’s defense is key in victory over Lebanon Valley

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There’s a stray blue trash can which is never too far from the Lycoming football bench. It’s there on game day and for each practice session, too. When the Warriors defense creates a turnover, they take a football and slam it into the receptacle and slam down the lid. It’s Lycoming’s ...

Ranked IUP rolls past LHU

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LOCK HAVEN — When IUP rolled into town ranked third in the nation in Division II, some might have wondered just how good the Crimson Hawks actually were. Not wasting any time answering that question, IUP scored 21 points in each of the first two periods for a 42-3 halftime spread en rout to ...

Brooks and Glover lift Penn over the Bison

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Karekin Brooks ran for two first-quarter touchdowns as Pennsylvania jumped out to a big early lead in its season-opener and beat Bucknell, 34-17, on Saturday. Ryan Glover threw a pair of touchdown passes for Penn (1-0), which has beaten Bucknell (0-3) in seven straight ...

Golf tip of the week: Hitting a ball from a plugged lie

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Hitting a ball that has plugged in a bunker, (fried egg) is not that difficult. Many golfers try to open the wedge and try to splash it out, try closing the club face and allow the club to extract the ball from the sand. The deeper the ball is in the sand, the more you shut the club face. ...

Local roundup: Williamsport wins shootout with Hazleton

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Marcus Simmons had a 56-yard touchdown pass from Joe Fagnano and Fagnano then ran in the 2-point conversion to lift Williamsport to an exciting 64-63 win over Hazleton on Friday night. Simmons recovered a fumble with 33 seconds left to seal the win and prevent Hazleton from driving. ...

Time for PSU to flag itself

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Being that this is 9/11 week, let’s go off the field. James Franklin opened his press conference Tuesday — September 11 — with the nice gesture of acknowledging the ultimate sacrifice that thousands paid 17 years ago, including one of his former teammates at East Stroudsburg, a man ...

Muncy snaps 7-game skid against South

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MUNCY — A split second after securing the game-clinching interception, Muncy cornerback Kolby Moyer raised his right arm, sprinted toward the sideline and jumped high into coach Sean Tetreault’s arms. Simultaneously, linebacker Mike Kustanbauter vomited at the 40-yard line. Never has a ...