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Muncy wins a thriller at home

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MUNCY — With his team still down by one after scoring a touchdown as the final horn rang though Muncy neighborhoods, quarterback Coleman Good rolled out to his right looking for his fellow four-year starter. Good wasn’t worried about the passes he missed earlier in the game, he was solely ...

Wildcats struggle in loss at Shamokin

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SHAMOKIN — Coming off last Friday’s disappointing lopsided loss at home to a good Lewisburg team, Central Mountain was hoping to bounce back and pick up its first win in Week 3 against a Shamokin program that has struggled recently and was also coming off a loss last week, one in which it ...

Football roundup: 26-second half points lift Wellsboro to win

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Montgomery held its own in the first half with Montgomery and went into halftime tied at 7-all, but Wellsboro's offense rolled in the second half en route to a 33-7 win at home against the Red Raiders. After being tied 7-7 to begin the third quarter, Wellsboro proceeded to score 26 unanswered ...

Week 3 box scores

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Berwick 41, Williamsport 17 Berwick 13 7 7 14—41 Williamsport 3 14 0 0—17 First quarter W—Sam Hillman 23 field goal, 7:17 B—Dallas Schecterly 13 yard pass from Force, (kick failed), 2:05 B—Owen Shoemaker 20 yard run (Jarret Groshek kick), 0:58 Second ...

Warriors’ O-line struggled in loss to Susquehanna

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Lycoming coach Mike Clark didn’t mince words with his offensive line following last week’s loss to Susquehanna. A veteran group returning four starters needs to be better. It’s a simplistic view of a terrible start to the season. But more was expected from a group which had played 89 ...

NTL boys soccer preview: Expectations remain high for Wellsboro

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Gone is long-time coach John Shaffer, who was named the interim women’s soccer coach at Mansfield University last month, but the expectations remain the same. Shaffer’s right-hand man Todd Fitch heads the Wellsboro program now and he takes over when expectations are the highest after the ...

Five keys for PSU against Pittsburgh

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Five things to look for as Penn State and Pitt renew their rivalry in what should turn out to be a fun and competitive game. No. 1: Scoring in bunches Penn State has Trace McSorley and an explosive offense, so it should have the advantage. It's hard to outscore the Nittany Lions, and even if ...

Local roundup: LHU field hockey loses

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The Lock Haven University field hockey team was edged 3-2 on the road at local rival Bucknell. Katie Supey and MacKenzie Farley scored for the Bald Eagles, who dominated the second half of play after trailing by one at halftime. Bucknell received two assists and a goal ...

CCMS cancels Friday’s racing action

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LOCK HAVEN — The Friday night racing program was cancelled due to weather. Track workers worked all morning in hope of overcoming Thursday’s heavy rain and storm damage to the 3/8th mile oval. Make up plans will be announced soon. Current plans include the C.W. “Skip” Smith ...

Griffin girls look to build on recent success

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To say last year was a special season for Sullivan County would be a huge understatement. After going 0-13 just four seasons prior, the Griffins last year put together one of the most impressive seasons in program history. Not only did Sullivan County win 15 games, but the Griffins won the ...

Berwick at Williamsport

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Berwick PPG—40.0, YPG—344; PPA—0, YPA—126 Berwick facts: The Bulldogs bring back a strong core from last season’s District 2 Class AAAA finalist and have outscored their first two opponents, 80-0. After thumping Abington Heights, 40-0 in the opener, Berwick scored 38 points in the ...

Muncy, Sullivan boys look to move up in conference

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In the last eight years, Jason Gresh has done a nice job of building the Muncy boys basketball team into a strong team that competes every year. Now, he’ll spend his fall afternoons trying to do the same for the boys’ soccer team. Gresh now leads a program that has just one .500 season or ...

Montgomery at Wellsboro

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Montgomery PPG—6.5, YPG—133.5; PPA—26.5, YPA—388 Montgomery facts: The bad news for Montgomery is that it lost its first two games against Class A rivals South Williamsport and Canton. The good news is that it could see both those teams again if reaches the District 4 Class A ...

Local roundup: Williamsport boys post 4 second-half goals in win

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Williamsport scored first and never let up as the Millionaires added three second-half goals to defeat Mifflinburg, 4-1, in boys soccer on Thursday afternoon. Leo Daverio scored twice for Williamsport and Jimmy Pombor and Michael Collyer both added a goal. Elliott Wannop, who replaced a sick ...

Warrior defense works on communicating

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As the football bounced out of the hands of a wide open Susquehanna receiver, a collective deep breath was breathed on the Lycoming sideline. Simultaneously, three members of the Warriors’ secondary turned and looked at one another trying to figure whose responsibility the receiver was. It ...

Muncy at Towanda

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Muncy PPG—32.5, YPG—417; PPA—7.0, YPA—207.5 Muncy facts: This team is younger than the one that captured the NTL-II championship a year ago, but Muncy remains dangerous. The Indians have shown some good balance offensively and played excellent defense en route to starting 2-0 for a ...

Montoursville at Jersey Shore

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Montoursville PPG—46.5, YPG—266.5; PPA—3.0, YPA—140 Montoursville facts: The Warriors already have matched last season’s win total when they were one of the district’s youngest teams. They experienced growing pains but those look like blessings now that the Warriors have so many ...

South Williamsport at Hughesville

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South PPG—40.0, YPG—374; PPA—6.5, YPA—198.5 South facts: The Mounties have controlled this rivalry throughout the decade, winning five of the last six in the annual series. South lost most of its starters from last year, but has started strong again and is seeking its first 3-0 start ...

Shikellamy at Loyalsock

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Shikellamy PPG—3.5, YPG—146.5; PPA—30.5, YPA—327 Shikellamy facts: The Braves captured the HAC-I championship, went 9-3 and reached the District 4 Class AAAA final last year but have a much younger and newer look this season. Shikellamy struggled in its first two games against Class ...