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ROUNDUP: Local players highlight D4 tennis semis today

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Four local players will make up the semifinals of today’s District 4 tennis singles championship at the West Branch Tennis Club in South Williamsport. Top-seeded Rachel Thomas of Hughesville plays Montgomery’s Katie Forrestal, the tournament’s fifth seed, in the top half of the bracket. ...

Wildcat weekly: Penn College golfers finish in fine form

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Pennsylvania College of Technology golfers closed out their fall season in fine fashion last week while Wildcat men's and women's cross-country runners each won their respective races and the men's and women's soccer and women's volleyball teams all chalked up victories. FLASHBACK ...

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Quinn Henry of Wellsboro breaks a tackle as he runs for a touchdown against Montgomery in the first quarter Friday at Montgomery.

Hornets improve to 8-0 as they dominate Montgomery

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MONTGOMERY — Robert Brown and Collin Pietropola played more glamorous positions last year. Both were linebackers and Brown also started at fullback. Now, both are two-way starting linemen. Neither one hesitated when asked to move either. No Hornets have done so the last few years. Nobody ...

Millionaires hope win one to build on

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WILKES-BARRE — As Dalton Kriner scooped the ball he saw nothing but open field and the end zone. If he looked to his side, though, Kriner could see a Millionaire convoy helping lead his way and jubilant teammates jumping high into the night air. Kriner lived a defensive lineman’s dream ...

Warriors fall to Pride a fourth straight time

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CHESTER — The Lycoming sideline was going nuts. The third-down stop its defense had just gotten sent a surge of energy through the entire team. Then a yellow flag flew high in the air. Everybody held their breath waiting to find out what the penalty was, except for those on the Lycoming ...

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Alexander Reed (7) of Loyalsock, Joshua Richey (9) Shikellamy, and Cameron Cowder (7) Shikellamy chase after the ball Saturday at Loyalsock.

Local roundup: Davis, Trapani, Lancers win at Shik Invite

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Jersey Shore’s Isaac Davis and Loyalsock’s Quinn Serfass were 1-2 and Loyalsock won the team title in the Shikellamy Classic on Saturday in cross country. Davis' 15:39 was 1:18 faster than Serfass, who was ahead of Williiams­port's Tyler Holcomb and Ryan Sullivan of Loyalsock. The ...

Lyco DE as good as advertised

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His first step was lightning quick and the left tackle in his face never got a hand on him. Sam Romanofsky looked destined for another face-to-face meeting with a quarterback. Then he threw on the breaks and worked back tow­ard the line of scrimmage. He saw the underneath drag route ...

ESPN College GameDay coming to Penn State for Michigan game

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ESPN's College GameDay will be live from Penn State on Saturday, Oct. 21, ahead of the Nittany Lions' primetime meeting with Michigan at 7:30 p.m. on ABC. This is the 16th time College GameDay has been at the site of a Penn State game. The program will air live from 9 a.m.-noon Saturday. ...

Mounties pick up road win

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ALMEDIA — Two officials crashed in on the pile of bodies laying on the goal line. All eyes were focused on them as the 22 players from Central Columbia and South Williamsport on the field waited with bated breath for any kind of signal at all from the two black and white clad officials. No ...

RALPH WILSON/Sun-Gazette Correspondent
Muncy’s Colby Alpaugh (23) gets past a pair of Bucktail defenders during the first half Friday night at Muncy.

Muncy 7-1 as Bucks get back on the field

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By DEVIN BIERLY dbierly@sungazette.com MUNCY — As the Muncy homecoming court lined up on the visitors side of the field 30 minutes before kickoff Friday night, they nearly engulfed the Bucktail football team. Muncy’s homecoming court outnumbered the 14 healthy members of the Bucktail ...

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Bloomsburg's Eric Foust gets ahold of Gerald Ross Friday at Loyalsock.

Lancers pull away from Bloomsburg

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It looked as if it could be a long night for Loyalsock. Leading by just one point, Loyalsock drove down to the Bloomsburg 9 yard line and Connor Watkins tried to throw a touchdown pass, only to see it intercepted in the end zone. The interception was just one possession after a 10-play ...

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Montoursville’s Oleg Bohner gets tackled by Quaylin Rice of Milton Friday night.

Warriors need OT for first win

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The snap was good, the hold was good, the kick ... sent one sideline to a 1-7 record. the other 0-8. The breath of everyone in the stands of Memorial Stadium was still for that split second as the ball came off the foot of Milton kicker, Cole Geiger. Wide left. An exilirating scream came from ...

Bulldogs win road shutout

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SHAMOKIN — Coming off two straight losses, Jersey Shore not only badly needed a win this week at Shamokin, but it also needed to show something positive. While the Bulldogs still admittedly did not play their best, the Jersey Shore defense was definitely a positive. Jersey Shore held ...

Week 8 high school football summaries and statewide scores

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Wellsboro 51, Montgomery 8 Wellsboro 39 12 0 0—51 Montgomery 0 0 8 0—8 First Quarter W—Quinn Henry 14 run (run failed), 11:01 W—Henry 49-yard punt return (run failed), 9:01 W—Henry 36 run (Henry pass to Karter Witmer), 7:10 W—Chase Moser 1 run (kick blocked), ...

Local roundup: Schultz lifts Sullivan boys

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Lucas Schultz scored the last two goals, including the winner on a penalty kick, as Sullivan County boys soccer rallied past Northeast Bradford, 3-2. • In field hockey, Lock Haven lost 2-1 to Richmond. Alyscia Smith scored in defeat. • In women's soccer, Lock Haven fell 1-0 at ...

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Alex Kozuhowski, left, Chase Moser, right, and Wellsboro look to be 8-0.

Football preview: Wellsboro at Montgomery

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Wellsboro facts: The Green Hornets are three wins from capping a third undefeated regular season since 2013 and have won 18 straight regular-season games going back to 2015. Wellsboro blanked Cowanesque Valley, 75-0 last week and is third in the District 4 Class A points standings. If Wellsboro ...

3 girls score for Warriors in win

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LEWISBURG — With just over 16 minutes to play, Montoursville’s Kyleigh Balint ran to the corner to take her corner kick for the Warriors. Balint ran and drilled the cross, sending it perfectly into the 6-yard box to Kaylie Schans, who was waiting for it. Schans quickly sent it just to her ...

Football preview: Williamsport at Coughlin

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Williamsport facts: The Millionaires are hoping to bounce back after last week’s 55-17 loss against undefeated Delaware Valley. That decision likely means Delaware Valley will have homefield advantage throughout the District 2-4 Class AAAAAA playoffs, but the Millionaires can secure a ...

District 4 singles tourney begins Saturday

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The draw for the District 4 singles girls tennis tournament was announced on Thursday afternoon. Hughesville’s Rachel Thomas was named the overall No. 1 seed and Loyalsock’s Katie Savidge was the overall No. 2 seed. Montoursville’s Maddy Reeves is seeded third. All three receive byes ...