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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 ...

Navy back in a Navy town to face undefeated No. 3 Notre Dame

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SAN DIEGO — The Navy Midshipmen are returning to one of the world’s great Navy towns, this time with the No. 3 Notre Dame Fighting Irish in tow. Being the “home” team will only go so far for the struggling Midshipmen (2-5) tonight against the Fighting Irish (7-0), who, playing in San ...

Gorini lifts the Warriors

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SELINSGROVE — Colin Gorini took the extra time he was given before his attempt at a game-winning field goal and soaked in the moment. As Montoursville’s kicker, he doesn’t get the opportunity to live in the spotlight much. Friday night in a tie game at Harold L. Bolig Memorial Stadium ...

NPM crowned NTL champs

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WELLSBORO — North-Penn Mansfield found their backs against the wall. Only holding a touchdown lead with a minute to go in the first half. Wellsboro was on a 10-play drive and was looking to tie the game moving into halftime. Wellsboro freshmen-quarterback Isaac Keane dropped back and fired ...

Cavanaugh, Henriquez lead Lancers

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Those who offered Loyalsock coach Justin Van Fleet condolences had no idea how powerful their words became. After players like all-state quarterback Connor Watkins, Derek Gee, Malaki Parlante and Carmen Barone, to name a few, suffered injuries, supporters started offering 2018 Loyalsock ...

22-point 4th quarter propels Defenders

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TURBOTVILLE — For much of the Friday’s game between Columbia-Montour Vo-Tech and Warrior Run, it seemed like it would be headed to overtime, where both teams would have a much better chance to score when starting at their opponents’ 10-yard line, where they would have much less of the ...

Green Dragons keep Little Brown Jug trophy

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The Little Brown Jug won’t be changing trophy cases this season after an offensive performance across the board by Lewisburg in a 56-12 rout of Mifflinburg at Bucknell’s Christy-Mathewson Memorial Stadium. “Anytime you win a rivalry game, it’s huge for the community. It’s great to ...

Bulldogs roll to a victory

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MILL HALL — Down 7-0, Central Mountain had a chance to make a big stand. Colin Jones placed a perfect punt that rolled out of bounds at the Jersey Shore 2. His right foot that used to score goals on the soccer field now punts and runs routes. It’s just what the Wildcats needed, a chance at ...

WVW offense rolls in win over Millionaires

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KINGSTON — Now, all Wyoming Valley West can do is sit back and wait. The Spartans took care of business on their end. Carson Canavan ran for 183 yards and two scores, Jake Shusta added three touchdowns and the Spartans rolled to a 46-21 win over Williamsport Friday night in Wyoming Valley ...

Friday’s scores and results

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Wyoming Valley West 46, Williamsport 21 Williamsport 7 7 0 7 - 21 WVW 7 20 19 0 - 46 First quarter W—Dallas Griess 1 run (Samuel Hillman kick), 7:38 WVW—Carson Canavan 38 run (Adam Sivak kick), 3:40 Second quarter WVW—Jake Shusta 2 run (Sivak kick), 11:00 WVW—Nah-Syr ...

5 keys for Nittany Lions against the Hawkeyes

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Five things to look for as Penn State battles Iowa in what should be a tough, physical game in the rain. No. 1: Let’s get physical Iowa is going to punch Penn State in the mouth. That’s a given. The Hawkeyes are always tough, even when they’re not overly talented, and they force you ...

Cocciadiferro had strong performance against the Aggies

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There was absolutely concern among the Lycoming coaching staff when they decided Ryan Cocciadiferro would start hit first game against nationally-ranked Delaware Valley. There’s always concern when they decide to put a true freshman on the field. But the logic to get him there was what the ...

Expected weather forces soccer playoffs to be postponed

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Anticipated rain in today’s forcecast forced District 4 to postpone Saturday’s boys and girls soccer playoff games to early next week. In the District 4 Class AA boys semifinals, Midd-West will play Warrior Run at Selinsgrove at 7:30 p.m. on Monday. Also on Monday in a doubleheader at ...