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LHU gets its first shutout in 11 years

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By BILL ALBRIGHT Sun-Gazette Correspondent LOCK HAVEN — Whether you label Sunday afternoon’s dual meet between Millersville and Lock Haven University a warm-down from the big win over Arizona State or a warm-up for the big meet with arch-rival Edinboro later in the week, one thing is ...

LHU men use 2nd half to earn a victory

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LOCK HAVEN — If your style of basketball is fast paced, up and down the floor, then the place for you Saturday afternoon would have been in Thomas Field House. The Lock Haven and Cheyney men’s basketball teams went toe-to-toe with each other for much of the 40 minutes of the ...

Lycoming swimmers end season on high note

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Led by multiple wins from six swimmers, Lycoming won 23 events and both the men’s, 111-72, and women’s teams, 146-106, came away with wins against Lebanon Valley on Saturday. In the women’s meet, the Warriors took home first-place finishes in all but three events led by Emilie Kramer ...

Nelson scores 20, American holds on to defeat Bucknell men

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Sa’eed Nelson scored 20 points and American held on late to beat Bucknell, 76-68, on Saturday afternoon. Nelson was 6 of 11 from the field for the Eagles (10-9, 4-4 Patriot League). Sam Iorio scored 17 points with seven rebounds before fouling out and Stacy Beckton Jr. ...

Montoursville’s Good sparks stifling defense in a victory

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JERSEY SHORE — Brandon Good and Nate Ewing are good friends. Maybe that is why Good never left Ewing’s side Friday night. Or maybe it was because that is how Good defends opponents on a nightly basis. The Montoursville forward might not look like a star when one views stat sheets, but he ...

LHU tops ranked Sun Devils

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RED LION — In the split second between having his head trapped between the knees of Arizona State’s Brandon Courtney and sneaking out the back door, Luke Werner knew he couldn’t settle for two points. He didn’t just want to settle for a takedown and still lose by decision in a ...

Hitesman helps lift Muncy

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MONTGOMERY—Muncy’s Bell Hitesman knew she was in for a challenge when the Indians traveled across town to face local rival Montgomery. Hitesman was going to face Riley Fry, who entered the contest averaging 15 points per game. Hitesman answered the call as she finished with 10 points, ...

Knights defeat Tigers

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The St. John Neumann Knights entered Friday night’s home game against Southern Columbia averaging just one 3-point field goal per game this season, but coach Mike Kirby sensed his squad was primed to breakout. Scoring a gritty, if not pretty, 66-52 triumph over the Tigers, Kirby was ...

Local roundup: McNamara helps lead NPM

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In girls basketball, North Penn-Mansfield hit 22 of 30 free throws and outscored Sayre, 58-40, in the final three quarters on its way to a 63-49 win. JoAnne McNamara led NP-M with 21 points and four steals and Jaime Palmer added 17 points and 14 rebounds. Cathryn Brought scored a game-high 20 ...

Mussina won’t have team logo on his HOF plaque

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COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Mike Mussina will not have a team logo on the cap of his Hall of Fame plaque. The Hall announced the decision Friday, three days after Mussina was elected. Mussina spent his first 10 major league seasons with the Baltimore Orioles and his last eight with the New ...

Flick jumpstarts late South run to overcome 12-point deficit

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As a second Warrior Run defender collapsed into the paint, A.J. Flick spinned, slightly faded away and hit a bank shot. A player who had not scored over the game’s first 27 minutes suddenly could do no wrong. Flick scored six straight points in 56 seconds, then found Pete Sinibaldi for ...

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Lutz wrestles up a class to lead Montoursville

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From staff reports In high school wrestling, competing up a weight class at 126, Brock Lutz picked up a pin in 3:31 to lead Montoursville to a 46-30 win over Hughesville. Cale Cooklin, Charles Crews and Ethan Williamson gave Williamsport three falls in the first four bouts of the night as ...

Tater tots casserole helps Chandler to career high

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Calvin Chandler III felt good from the time he woke up Wednesday morning. It got a whole lot better when he went to the cafeteria and had tater tots casserole for breakfast. After going to his classes as a theatre-acting major, the Lycoming senior decided to hit the gym for a shooting ...

Last-second shot sends Lyco to 2nd straight loss

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With Erica Lutz’s putback with 1.1 seconds remaining in Wednesday’s game, Lycoming appeared to have avoided a fourth-quarter collapse. After once leading by double digits, the Warriors needed just one stop — which had been hard to come by — to fend off Lebanon Valley. That stop ...

Teasdale off roster, will transfer from PSU

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STATE COLLEGE — Penn State wrestling coach Cael Sanderson announced Tuesday that true freshman 125-pounder Gavin Teasdale is off the team and intends to transfer. Sanderson, at his weekly media availability in the Lorenzo Wrestling Complex, was matter of fact in announcing the ...

ROUNDUP: Mackenzie, Toomer lead Bucknell past Loyola

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Kimbal Mackenzie scored 16 points, Avi Toomer added 14 and Bucknell defeated Loyola, 71-68, in men’s basketball at Sojka Pavilion. Bruce Moore scored 11 points for the Bison. Bucknell led by 12 points at the half. Loyola was led by Andrew Kostecka’s 26 points. A near double-double from ...

Mussina elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

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It started in the family basement. It will end in Cooperstown. What a journey Mike Mussina has traveled. Mussina gained baseball immortality Tuesday when he was selected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame. The Montoursville native and 18-year Major League veteran needed 75 percent of ...