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Lancers have embraced challenges all year

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Loyalsock coach Ron Insinger has seen just about everything over the last 44 years. But Wednesday he saw something new that had him temporarily forgetting who his Lancers were playing. As Valley Forge Military Academy players took the court, Insinger saw 6-foot-10, 6-9 and 6-7 players run ...

Klingerman has been clutch for Loyalsock

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Everything pointed toward Mitch Klingerman becoming a wrestler. His father Dan captured Bloomsburg’s first state championship in 1983, winning the 145-pound title and going 33-1 before embarking on a successful collegiate career at Bloomsburg University. Wrestling was in his blood, but ...

MU’s Kelly, Gibbons net ECAC D2 awards

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MANSFIELD — Brielle Kelly earned ECAC Division II Player of the Year to finish her senior season while Erin Gibbons was named Rookie of the Year. Established in 1938, the Eastern College Athletic Conference is the largest and the only multi-divisional conference in the nation. 26 ...

Klingerman drills huge shot to win

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HERSHEY — Gerald Ross drove to the baseline, taking a double team with him. The clutch junior stopped on a dime, spun and found an open Mitch Klingerman on the 3-point wing. The senior’s eyes widened as the clock ticked below 20 seconds and his team faced a two-point deficit. He had to ...

Local roundup: Williamsport relay swim teams don’t advance

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On the first day of competition at the PIAA Swimming and Diving Championships at Bucknell, Williamsport didn’t have the success it was hoping for as the boys 200 medley relay team and girls 200 free relay team both didn’t advance out of the prelims of their respective events. The boys ...

Texas Southern advances into field

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DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - Damontrae Jefferson did a lot of everything Wednesday night, hitting layups and 3-pointers, grabbing rebounds, playing defense and making his teammates look good. Playing all but the last minute or so of the game, the sophomore dynamo scored 25 points, pulled down eight ...

LHU, Bucknell set to compete at NCAAs

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The Lock Haven Univeristy wrestling team has six wrestlers set to compete at the NCAA Division I wrestling championships in Cleveland, the most LHU NCAA qualifiers since 2005. Lock Haven’s wrestlers that are competing are redshirt-sophomore Kyle Shoop (141 pounds), redshirt-senior ...

Lyco’s McGinniss earns IWLCA honor

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After a week in which she broke two school records, Lycoming College women’s lacrosse junior midfielder Kelly McGinniss became the first Division III player to earn the title of Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches’ Association National Player of the Week, the organization announced ...

Sullivan comes up just shy to Panthers

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POTTSVILLE — John Saxe went sliding across the court, pursuing a loose ball. He scooped it up, passed the ball and then crashed the boards. The Sullivan County point guard grabbed the offensive rebound and scored off a putback. Less than a minute remain and the outcome was decided. Sullivan ...

Neumann-Goretti proves to be too much for Loyalsock

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HARRISBURG — Loyalsock played hard. It really did. Hands in jump shooters faces? Didn’t matter. Well defended layups? Oh well. Perfectly executed box outs? What’s the point. Loyalsock tried, but it was overmatched against Neumann-Goretti, the four-time defending state champion and a ...

Butzler has chance to break 57 in 100 fly at states

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Before the district meet started, Jersey Shore senior Emma Butzler had two goals: get her relay teams to the state meet with her and break 57 seconds in the 100 fly. Butzler accomplished one of those by helping get the Bulldogs’ 200 medley and 200 free relay teams to the state tournament ...

Bucknell, PSU women earn WNIT berths

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The Bryce Jordan Center will be buzzing with postseason basketball this week, as the Penn State women’s basketball team earned a spot in the Women’s National Invitation Tournament, as the Nittany Lions will host Radford on Thursday at 7 p.m.. In addition to Penn State, Bucknell is also ...

A capsule look at Sullivan/Lourdes girls

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Class A girls basketball: Sullivan County (22-4) vs. Lourdes (17-9), at Danville, 7 p.m. Sullivan playoff road: in District 4, beat Montgomery, 64-22; lost to Lourdes, 46-29; beat Cowanesque Valley, 61-23; in states, beat Pottsville Nativity, 47-42 Sullivan leading scorers: Mykenzie ...

A capsule look at Loyalsock/Valley Forge

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Class AAA boys basketball: Loyalsock (21-7) vs. vs. Valley Forge Military Academy (22-6), at Milton Hershey, 7:30 p.m. Loyalsock playoff road: In District 4, beat No. 7 Warrior Run, 72-40 and No. 6 Hughesville, 58-36; lost to No. 1 Wellsboro, 53-47; in states, beat Holy Redeemer, ...

Bucknell’s Foulland, Thomas earn first-team All-District

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Bucknell seniors Nana Foulland and Zach Thomas were named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches All-District 13 team on Tuesday. Thomas, the 2018 Patriot League Player of the Year, and Foulland, the 2017 honoree, were both first-team selections for the second straight year. They are ...

Local roundup: Lycoming softball splits 2 games in Myrtle Beach

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Lycoming split its first-day double header in Myrtle Beach, S.C., as part of its spring break tournament. The Warriors fell to Wesley, 7-2, before it blanked Spalding, 8-0. Central Mountain grad Rachael Shady pitched five innings and had seven strikeouts against Wesley. Cayla Treaster went 2 ...

McNulty erupting as key piece for Lancers

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Loyalsock coaches and players knew Summer McNulty could play. But she is just a freshman, so expectations were not too high entering her debut season. Most figured McNulty would be another quality piece to a potentially strong team. McNulty came off the bench the first two varsity games ...

Sock not afraid of deficits

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The reaction remained the same when Loyalsock trailed by 15 points and when it called timeout in a tie game with 2.9 seconds remaining. The Lancers exuded confidence. It was different night, similar situation. Really, overcoming adversity has become Loyalsock’s staple. True to form, the ...

Class AAA Girls: Loyalsock (22-6) vs. Neumann-Goretti (18-7)

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at Central Dauphin East High School, 6 Loyalsock playoff road: In District 4, beat Williamson, 54-26; lost to Mount Carmel, 47-30; beat Bloomsburg, 54-32; in states, beat Trinity, 53-51 Loyalsock leading scorers: Summer McNulty 13.4; Sam Stopper 9.6; Sarah Van Fleet 6.6 Loyalsock notes: ...