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Local roundup: Lewis’s 4 goals lead Sullivan to semifinals

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In the boys soccer Class A quarterfinals, Tuesday night at Loyalsock, Brian Lewis scored all four goals, including the game-winner in the 66th minute to lift Sullivan County to a 4-3 win over East Juniata. The Griffins led 2-0 and 3-1 before East Juniata answered with two straight goals to ...

Bucknell wrestling to hold Bison Intrasquad Thursday night

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The Bucknell wrestling team will hold its Bison Intrasquad on Thursday night. The dual, which is set to begin at 7:30 p.m. in Davis Gym, will give fans their first look at the 2018-19 Bison. It will pit the Blue Team, coached by Dan Wirnsberger and Evan Ramos, against the Orange Team, led by ...

Torn ACL hasn’t stopped Gee from contributing

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His left knee heavily wrapped, Derek Gee cut across the end zone, worked himself open and caught a 9-yard touchdown pass Friday against South Williamsport. It was a big play and essentially helped Loyalsock put the dagger into South Williamsport two seconds before halftime in a game it ...

Griffins earn program’s 2nd playoff win

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With nine minutes to play in the game and trailing by a goal, Line Mountain knew it had to score an equalizer to keep its season alive. From outside of the 18, Emily Bingaman tried drilling a hard shot toward the center of the goal. Sullivan goalie Kassidy Beinlich saw the ball coming and ...

Albaugh’s goal puts Sock in semifinals

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Connor Albaugh envisioned where he was going with his shot. He was hand-picked to be put in this crucial situation and he’s practiced it all season. He injured his knee the last time he took a free kick and had to get it drained. He missed the last two days of practice before ...

Quick strike leads South Williamsport to rout

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It didn’t take long for South Williamsport’s offense to get going and score a goal. In fact, it only took the Mounties 74 seconds. That quick goal sparked South Williamsport, and the Mounties never were threatened against Sayre as they cruised to an 8-3 win in the District 4 Class A ...

Penn College wrestlers set to open season

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Last season, in their first year under coach Jamie Miller, the Wildcats made strides in the program that was restarted in 2010 after a 26-year lapse when they compiled a 7-20 dual match record -- the seven wins was the most in a season since 2012-13 -- and freshman Jared Mooney became the first ...

McSorley plays through injury in win

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STATE COLLEGE — Penn State played about as poorly as possible early against Iowa, then came the “oh no” moment in the opening moments of the second quarter. Trace McSorley, a tough son of a gun who has always taken a licking and kept on ticking, lay on the field injured. The most ...

Lions overcome deficit, injuries

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STATE COLLEGE — James Franklin awoke to a rainy Saturday morning and, being the glass-half-full guy that he definitely is, he immediately tried to get his team in a positive frame of mind. He told the Nittany Lions at breakfast it’s “a beautiful day in Happy Valley. There’s no ...

Scott’s late red zone interception seals tough win

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STATE COLLEGE —Following are the highlights and lowlights from Penn Stateís 30-24 victory over Iowa on Saturday at Beaver Stadium: PLAY OF THE GAME: Leading 30-24, Penn State allowed Iowa to move 72 yards to the Nittany Lionsí 3 when safety Nick Scott intercepted Nate Stanley on ...

Offense struggles in loss as Warriors bowl hopes dwindle

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EDWARDSVILLE — Cradling the football as if it was his first-born child as he floated through the air, Nick Yanik knew he was going to get hit. That didn’t mean he had time to prepare for it, unless you count clutching the football like a bag filled with $1 million as preparing. Lycoming ...

Golf tip: Professionalize your swing

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A vast majority of amateur golfers could improve their game by doing what all professional golfers do, utilize the lower body. The left hip must move out of the way when starting the downswing, right hip for the lefthand golfer. It’s a simple move that every golfer can incorporate into ...

Hughesville falls to Muncy on late kickoff return

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HUGHESVILLE — The Muncy and Hughesville rivalry games are as gritty as they get and both teams added another chapter to that grittiness Friday night at Hughesville High School. Muncy came into the week ten matchup as the heavy favorite based on its 6-3 record while Hughesville was looking ...