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Loyalsock at Bloomsburg

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Loyalsock PPG—32.3, YPG—359.7; PPA—27.0, YPA—331 Loyalsock facts: Following last week’s 35-0 win against Shikellamy, Loyalsock moved to first place in the District 4 Class AAA playoff standings. Tonight is the first game in a tough three-game stretch against likely playoff ...

Williamsport at Hazleton

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Williamsport PPG—26.3, YPG—297; PPA—35, YPA—495 Williamsport facts: The Millionaires and Hazleton are playing for the fifth time in three seasons and have played twice each in the past two years. Both games were thrillers last season with Williamsport rallying from a 12-point ...

Chris Masse’s football power rankings

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1. South Williamsport (3-0): The last time South and Muncy played a game this big during the regular season came in 1999 before any of the current Mounties and Indians were born. That night South scored late and won, 20-15 at Muncy in a showdown of 5-0 teams. Old traditions die hard and just ...

Montoursville at Warrior Run

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Montoursville PPG—37.7, YPG—291; PPA—12.0, YPA—215 Montoursville facts: The Warriors might have let one slip away last week at Jersey Shore when they lost 30-20. Montoursville led by one in the second quarter, but struggled with offensive snaps multiple times inside the 10-yard line ...

Mount Carmel at Jersey Shore

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Mount Carmel PPG—22.7, YPG—332; PPA—21.3, YPA—311 Mount Carmel facts: The Tornadoes have arguably played the district’s toughest schedule thus far and have big wins against District 4 Class AAA title contenders Central Columbia and Lewisburg. Mount Carmel is the only team to defeat ...

Sayre at Montgomery

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Sayre PPG—14.3, YPG—240.3; PPA—13.7, YPA—298 Sayre facts: The Redskins look vastly improved from last season when they finished 1-9. Sayre opened its season in impressive fashion, going on the road and blanking Bucktail, 36-0. It also hung tough with Towanda and Troy the last two ...

Around the area: Week 4

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Troy (1-2) at N.P.-Mansfield (1-2) North Penn-Mansfield is hoping to win its first NTL-I championship since 2013 and a win would move it to 2-0 in league play. The Panthers lambasted Athens, 38-0 in Week 2 but managed just 115 yards in last week’s 28-7 loss against Bloomsburg. They also ...

Sullivan scores 6 goals to defeat Muncy

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Throughout the entire game on Wednesday at Ward L. Myers Elementary School you could hear Sullivan County coach Pete Swinick reminding the girls to not allowing Muncy’s Aleaha Bigelow to get into open space. The key for the Griffins from a defensive standpoint was to mark Bigelow so that ...

While at Maryland, advice helped change Franklin’s perspective

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James Franklin so often talks about building strong personal relationships and connecting with his players that it can come as a surprise to know he wasn’t always like that as a coach. Penn State hosts Kent State this week, and Golden Flashes coach Sean Lewis, 32, is the youngest head coach ...

Local roundup: Saul scores twice in Montoursville’s win

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Lily Saul scored twice and Bella Masias added an assist as Montoursville held off Mifflinburg, 2-1, in girls soccer on Wednesday. Montoursville went ahead 2-0 in the first half before Mifflinburg’s Riley Griff scored in the second half. Hughesville cruised to a win against Mount Carmel, ...

South’s Warner joins 50-goal club

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The list of 50-goal scorers at South Williamsport for girls soccer is an impressive “who’s who” if you glance down it. Some great players such as Christa Matlack, Lyndy LeVan, Autumn Rosenberg and Kate Baldys to name a handful. Go ahead and pencil in a new name to that list: Lela ...

Local roundup: Albaugh, Schluter lift Loyalsock over Bloomsburg

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Connor Albaugh and Alex Schluter each posted two goals and Zach Stopper tallied three assists as Loyalsock topped Bloomsburg, 8-1, in boys soccer. The Lancers outshot Bloomsburg, 20-1, to move to 4-1 on the season. Tyler Hendershot scored three second-half goals, including two in the ...

A capsule look at James Franklin’s weekly news conference.

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Opponent: Kent State (1-1) Kickoff: Saturday noon, Beaver Stadium TV: FS1 About the Golden Flashes: They played well but lost opener at Illinois, 31-24, and blew out Howard last week, 54-14. … Coach Sean Lewis, 32, is the youngest head coach in FBS and is in his first season with the ...

Penn State recruit fact box: Joey Porter, Jr.

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Position: Cornerback Recruiting class (size): 2019 (16 players) Hometown/School: Wexford, Pa./North Allegheny Height/Weight: 6-2/185 Stars: 4 (247); 3 (Rivals) Other top offers: Pitt, LSU, Miami, Nebraska, Maryland, West Virginia, UCLA, Arizona State, Syracuse, Rutgers Notable: Son ...

Shore’s Tomb wreaks havoc on defensive line

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The more film Montoursville watched, the more Jersey Shore nose tackle David Tomb stood out. Montoursville coach J.C. Keefer enjoyed watching Tomb routinely make big plays and spark his teammates. Coaching against him last Friday, however, was not an enjoyable experience. Tomb delivered ...

Shemory with big day in Lyco win

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Elijah Shemory rolled to his left on a first-quarter third-down play looking for a receiver. His right-arm was ready to fire the football. When Brock Zollicoffer sat in an open window, Shemory’s shoulders squared up to his target and his throw hit Zollicoffer in the chest as two defenders ...

ROUNDUP: Lewisburg girls soccer loses despite outshooting Ironmen

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Despite outshooting Danville and having an advantage in corner kicks, the Lewisburg girls soccer team dropped a 2-1 decision to the Ironmen on Monday. Danville scored both its goals in the first half and scored on two of the three shots it had. Chloe Hoffman and Kendall Thompson each scored ...

Defense helps carry Lyco to win

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CHESTER — Lycoming’s defense had already sacked Widener quarterback Sean McGaughey twice when he took the final snap of the second quarter looking for anything downfield. Warriors defensive tackle Ahmad Curtis shucked his blocker to the side as if he was swatting a gnat from his face. In ...