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Defenders earn program’s 1st playoff win

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TURBOTVILLE — For Warrior Run, this was not just any regular home game. This was a home playoff game, which marked the first one in school history. The crowd was ready and so were the Defenders as they did not disappoint the home fans and beat Lewisburg, 28-7, in the first round of ...

Hill and Gair lift Lancers in rout

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Davion Hill and Aidan Gair has formed a solid 1-2 punch that Loyalsock can rely on week in and week out. Not just because the numbers on their jerseys are 1 and 2, respectively, but because they are the proven workhorses on a team of playmakers. Both players accounted for two touchdowns each ...

Bulldogs put up 72 points in rout of Braves

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JERSEY SHORE — Jersey Shore coach Tom Gravish had some concerns about Shikellamy heading into Friday’s District 4 Class AAAA semifinal. The Braves had won three straight and four of their last five after starting the year 0-5. Those concerns were quickly put to rest. The Bulldogs scored ...

Galasso returned to Lyco football team

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Two months had gone by since Matt Galasso left Lycoming College last fall. He was starting to think he had made a mistake leaving school and the football team. His initial plan to join the military never came to fruition. He hadn't yet found a job. It was beginning to become clear it was time ...

Muncy defeats Sayre to advance in A

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SAYRE — Sayre kept getting Muncy in a pickle and time after time, the Indians got out of it. Trailing at the half, Muncy took a 20-14 lead in the third quarter and broke a 20-20 deadlock with 2 minutes, 12 seconds in regulation on a two-yard Ethan Gush dive and held on for a 26-20 win in ...

Local roundup: WAHS falls to DV on the road

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Williamsport trailed by just 17 points after the first quarter, but the Millionaires couldn’t rally back and fell to Delaware Valley, 48-6, in the District 2-4 Class 6A playoffs. Williamsport’s only touchdown came when EJ Jefferson broke a 63-yard run to make it a 23-6 deficit. ...

Week 11 football scores

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DISTRICT 2-4 CLASS 6A Delaware Valley 48, Williamsport 6 Williamsport 6 0 0 0 — 6 Delaware Valley 23 13 12 0 — 48 First quarter DV - Campbell 60 pass from Scillia (Barcarcel run). 9:23. DV - Cook 81 interception return (Balcarcel run). 4:43 DV - Callanan 16 pass from ...

N.P.-Liberty wins 4th district title in volleyball

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WILLIAMSON — Wellsboro’s all-state hitter Caitlyn Callahan was throwing haymaker after haymaker at North Penn-Liberty on Thursday in the Class AA District 4 volleyball championship. Plenty landed as Callahan had fifteen kills in the second set alone and finally, at last, a team from ...

Warriors prepare for tough test vs. Misericordia

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The energy level at Lycoming football practice is noticeably different. It started a week ago as the Warriors were coming off their bye and trying to snap a four-game losing streak. Linebacker Zach Kovach said last weekend’s win over FDU-Florham only helped keep that energy level strong. ...

Williamsport at Delaware Valley

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Last Meeting: Delaware Valley 53, Williamsport 0—Week 8 Williamsport PPG—13.2, YPG—224.9; PPA—19.5, YPA—278 Williamsport facts: The Millionaires have lost six straight games following a 3-1 start, but a young team should be better off for getting some playoff experience tonight. ...

Lewisburg at Warrior Run

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Last Meeting: Lewisburg 35, Warrior Run 7—Week 9, 2015 Lewisburg PPG—27.7, YPG—315.4; PPA—24.8, YPA—339.1 Lewisburg facts: Although it has lost three games, Lewisburg has been especially frustrated with the last two. The Green Dragons dropped those games by six combined points and ...

Shamokin at Montoursville

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Last Meeting: Montoursville 49, Shamokin 14—Week 8, 2015 Shamokin PPG—17.2, YPG—242.4; PPA—29.1, YPA—291.3 Shamokin facts: A dangerous lower-seeded team, Shamokin is a few plays from entering tonight on a three-game winning streak. Shikellamy rallied in the final minute two weeks ...

Mifflinburg at Loyalsock

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No. 7 Mifflinburg (5-5) at No. 2 Loyalsock (7-3) Last Meeting: Loyalsock 35, Mifflinburg 0—Week 7 Mifflinburg PPG—24.5, YPG—250.1; PPA—24.6, YPA—310.4 Mifflinburg facts: Healthy for the first time since Week 5, Mifflinburg enters tonight’s rematch on a high after beating rival ...

South Williamsport at Canton

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Last Meeting: Canton 29, South 7—2018 semifinals South PPG—26.0, YPG—265.8; PPA—29.2, YPA—339.3 South facts: Starting next year, South and Canton will again be league rivals as South rejoins the league it left following the 2015 season. The Mounties are battling some injuries but ...

Muncy at Sayre

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Last Meeting: Sayre 21, Muncy 17—Week 9 Muncy PPG—27.6, YPG—334.2; PPA—22.7, YPA—283.3 Muncy facts: This is the second straight year and third time in four that Muncy enters the postseason hoping to avenge a Sayre defeat. Sayre edged Muncy, 21-17, two weeks ago for the NTL-II ...

Montgomery at Northwest

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Montgomery PPG—22.6, YPG—268.7; PPA—30.5, YPA—326.1 Montgomery facts: It says a lot for this program’s direction that Montgomery is competing in the postseason for a third straight year. Montgomery has come a long way the last three seasons and with a lot of starters back next year, ...

Sun-Gazette power rankings: Week 11

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NOTE: For teams whose seasons have ended, I will be choosing their Player of the Year 1. Montoursville (9-1): This program has featured some super teams over the last 14 seasons. So it says something that this Montoursville squad is the first which finished the regular season with nine wins ...

Shikellamy at Jersey Shore

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Last Meeting: Jersey Shore 39, Shikellamy 8—Week 5 Shikellamy PPG—20.9, YPG—262.9; PPA—24.7, YPA—289.9 Shikellamy facts: The Braves are a sleeper in this four-team field, having come a long way since that first Jersey Shore game. Shikellamy has won four of five games since then ...

North Penn-Mansfield at Wellsboro

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Last Meeting: Wellsboro 21, North Penn-Mansfield 7—last week NP-Mansfield PPG—23.1, YPG—299.2; PPA—23.9, YPA—312.6 NP-Mansfield facts: The Panthers are trying to reach the semifinals for a second straight season and are making their sixth straight district playoff appearance. ...