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Clinton minors roll past Hepburn to title

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BEECH CREEK — Two teams, two fields, one title. Clinton defeated Hepburn Lycoming, 17-1, in three innings Tuesday night, claiming the District 12 minor softball title. Just getting the game in looked in doubt early Tuesday evening when a downpour hit Clinton’s field in Lock Haven while ...

20 area kids earn all-state honors

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The Sun-Gazette coverage area flexed its collective softball muscle once again as 20 players recently earned all-state honors. Eight players in five different classifications were named first teamers and the other 12 were second teamers. Bucktail and Montgomery met in the District 4 Class A ...

Local roundup: South major softball wins sectional opener

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South Williamsport opened the major softball Section 3 tournament with a convincing 10-0 win in five innings against Berwick at Danville on Tuesday. With the win, South Williamsport advances to the sectional winners’ bracket final. The date for that game is not yet determined due to ...

Fletcher lifts Keystone at plate and on mound in win

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COGAN STATION — Hart Fletcher is no stranger to the big stage. In fact, he has pitched at Volenteer Stadium the last two years in the district championship game. Friday will be his third time for the right-handed pitcher, who was absolutely brilliant Monday night against Loyalsock in a ...

After some losses on road, Cutters win at Bowman

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Logan O’Hoppe saw a hanging breaking ball then just kind of blacked out. He knows he put a good swing on the pitch because he watched carry over the left-field fence at Bowman Field for a two-run home run. But actually hitting the ball? He doesn’t have much recollection of that. He does ...

Through 2 weeks, the numbers by Cutters aren’t encouraging

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It’s tough to find reasons for optimism in the first two weeks of the Williamsport Crosscutters’ season. The biggest reason for hope might be that it’s been just two weeks of a 76-game schedule. But even a deep dive through the numbers of the season aren’t exactly encouraging. The ...

Local roundup: Montoursville, Sock juniors both win

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Montoursville and Loyalsock both won to advance to the winners’ bracket final of the District 12 junior baseball tournament Monday evening. Montoursville defeated Keystone, 11-6, and Loyalsock defeated East Lycoming, 8-0. Loyalsock scored seven runs in the first three innings ...

PSU football single-game tickets on sale

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STATE COLLEGE — The Penn State football public single-game ticket sale will begin today at 10 a.m. Nittany Lion Club members can continue to purchase single-game tickets now as part of their exclusive presale. Variable pricing for single-game tickets will be used again this year with ...

Local roundup: Montoursville major baseball beats Shore

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After holding just a one-run lead through four innings, Montoursville scored five runs in the bottom of the fifth to defeat Jersey Shore/GSV, 6-0, in the major baseball tournament Saturday. The win advances Montoursville in the losers’ bracket Monday at Old Lycoming at 6 ...

Crosscutters give up 3-run rally in 9th

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The Crosscutters fell at West Virginia 3-2 on Sunday, in the finale of a six-game road-trip. The Black Bears rallied for three runs in the bottom of the ninth for the walk-off victory. The second night Williamsport has allowed West Virginia to steal walk-off wins. Left-handed pitcher Anton ...

Hepburn-Lycoming stays alive in 8-10 baseball losers’ bracket

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LJ Hill did not want his baseball summer to end as he powered his Hepburn-Lycoming 8-10 baseball team to a 10-0, 4 inning win over Montoursville on Sunday. Hill threw a two-hit shutout, hit a two-run double and scored twice to help his team reach the loser’s bracket final against South ...

Cutters lose in the 11th inning

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GRANVILLE, W.Va. — After tying the game in the eighth inning to force extra innings, the Black Bears scored the game-winning run in the bottom of the 11th inning Saturday for a 6-5 victory. William Matthiessen had a sacrifice bunt and Dean Lockery scored thanks to a throwing error by ...

Milton’s Phil Davis earns all-star game MVP honors

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Phil Davis had little time to get used to his new skill position players. In a brand new offense with an unfamiliar playbook, Davis and his South all-star teammates had to get quickly acquainted and build chemistry and a rapport that takes years to master. Unfortunately for them, they only had ...

Keystone rolls past South majors

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BEECH CREEK —Keystone’s Jake Weaver has a lot of freedom on the base path. His speed gives him that leeway on the paths and he uses it to increase base hits into multiple bases. It’s a weapon on the field and in Friday’s District 12 major baseball tournament game against South ...

Cutters snap losing skid, beat Black Bears

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GRANVILLE, W. Va. — The Crosscutters broke out of their losing slump, defeating West Virginia on Friday on the road, 8-3, to snap a nine-game skid. Williamsport’s offense came alive, collecting 12 hits and used a five-run second inning to pull away after a brief 1-0 lead in the first ...

Local roundup: Clinton minor softball advances to district final

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Clinton reached the title game of the District 12 minor softball championship with a 22-0, 3-inning victory over Hepburn Lycoming Friday night at Hepburn Lycoming. Reagan Weaver threw a three-inning, no-hit shutout, striking out six. She also scored four runs along with Eva Sockman, who also ...

South majors win District 12 title with a shutout

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South Williamsport cruised against Clinton in the major softball district championship game, scoring three runs in the bottom of the first and ended up defeating Clinton, 10-0, in four innings. South Williamsport scored at least two runs in every inning. With the victory, ...