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WAHS doubles teams both fall in semis

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Williamsport sent two pairs to compete in the semifinals of the District 2-4 Class AAA doubles championships on Friday at Kirby Park in Kingston, but neither doubles team could advance to the final. Tiarnan Ferry and Michael LeBlanc, seeded fourth, were defeated by Delaware Valley’s Tomas ...

Sinibaldi’s home run helps spark Mounties to win

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MUNCY — The ball already cleared the left-field fence, but Pete Sinibaldi kept sprinting as he approached second base. Once there, the South Williamsport shortstop realized he had a home run and could relax. Doing just that helped produce the entire sequence. Doing just that has helped ...

Bhangdia one of 2 local boys to earn spot in states on Day 1

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Tommy Bhangdia stood on his mark on the long jump runway not quite sure what to expect from his final preliminary jump. The Lewisburg senior had scratched on his first two attempts and was just looking to get a qualifying mark in the pit which would move him to the finals. Bhangdia did even ...

Jersey Shore 3,200 relay team breaks school mark to take 3rd

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Each competitor for Jersey Shore looked at the other and got ready for an intense moment as the group prepared for the night. That was simply picking seats and flavors at the Bullfrog Brewery as the group of Carli McConnell, Abby Gerst, Lydia Kirkendall and Aubrey Sechrist enjoyed their ...

Local roundup: Shore baseball clinches HAC-I championship

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Timmy Saar hit a walk-off single and threw six brilliant innings of scoreless relief as Jersey Shore rallied from a three-run deficit and captured the outright HAC-I championship, edging Selinsgrove, 4-3, in baseball. The Bulldogs (13-5, 9-1) already had earned a share of the title and will ...

WAHS has 2 doubles teams in district semis

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Williamsport’s boys tennis team had two doubles pairs advance to the District 2-4 Class AAA semifinals thanks to wins on Thursday in the opening rounds at Kingston. Williamsport’s Liam Ferry and Amani Tran won, 3-6, 6-1, 10-8, in the quarterfinals against Pittston’s Nick Harth ...

District 4 track and field results from Day 1

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BOYS RESULTS Class AA (Top eight score team points) *-Denotes qualified for state meet 100 finalists: 1, Shawn Sheptock, Mount Carmel; 2, Tanner Karycki, Mount Carmel; Sam Newton, Loyalsock; 4, Peyton Persing, Danville; 5, Zach Stopper, Loyalsock; 6, Jaiden Lynch, South Williamsport; 7, ...

Sock’s Neylon hoping to make most of districts

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SUNBURY — There was a deep sigh, then Charlotte Neylon’s shoulders slumped. The Loyalsock junior acknowledged it’s been a frustrating track season. Just as quickly, she perked up. Her season is far from over with the most crucial weeks upon us. And staying positive is exactly what ...

Teams on the bubble clinch district berth

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Mother Nature keeps causing high school sports havoc. And now it has created a first and only-time ruling that impacts next week’s District 4 baseball and softball playoffs like never before. Depending on one’s perspective, Mother Nature has produced some big wins or some big losses in ...

Local roundup: King, Kinnaman win D4 doubles tournament

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In the District 4 Class AA doubles final on Wednesday afternoon at the West Branch Tennis Club, Lewisburg’s Drew King and Peter Kinnaman came away with the district title as they defeated top-seeded Mifflinburg in the semifinals, 6-3, 6-1 and then beat third-seeded Central Columbia, 6-1, 6-1. ...

Milton’s Leeser eyeing more at districts, states

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SUNBURY — Milton’s Tyler Leeser was quick to point out Saturday he’s not done yet. The senior is by no means satisfied with everything he’s accomplished during this season and during his career. Now, he has just two weeks left to reach those goals of his before he begins a collegiate ...

Bucknell wrestling names Morrill as new assistant

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LEWISBURG — Bucknell head wrestling coach Dan Wirnsberger announced Tuesday that Eric Morrill has joined his staff as an assistant coach. Morrill, who spent the past three seasons in the same position at Ohio University, replaces long-time assistant coach Jim Gibson, who left in late ...

LHU’s Coakley, Taylor earn T&F honors

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NEW ORLEANS — Seniors Mitch Coakley and Matt Taylor of the Lock Haven University men’s outdoor track and field team have earned all-region honors as both earned a spot on the 2018 U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Atlantic Region Team. The top-5 individuals in ...

LHU’s Slattery earns All-Region nod

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LOCK HAVEN — An NCAA tournament loss on Saturday officially ended the Lock Haven University softball team’s 2018 season, but the awards continue to come in for the Bald Eagles and pitcher Bekah Slattery earned a spot on another all-region Team. Slattery was named to the 2018 NCAA Division ...

Local roundup: Lyco men’s soccer announces incoming class

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The Lycoming College men’s soccer team announced its incoming 2018 class, bringing in a 14-man class, sixth-year head coach Nate Gibboney announced. The incoming class includes defender Jovan Banks (Maryland), defender Cordell Corlette (Bethlehem, Pa.), forward Vincent Delisi ...

Cruz control

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Kerrah Clymer nearly escaped a sixth-inning rundown, but once Loyalsock pitcher Juliana Cruz grabbed the ball, it was all over. Cruz runs like she has wheels attached to her feet and sprinted down Clymer, ending a potential rally. Cruz runs fast and works fast. Just as fast, she is ...

Sullivan County softball ascension began 6 years ago

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On the surface, it appears a remarkable Sullivan County 2018 turnaround started last March. A team which won just four games last season enters the regular season’s final week 15-3 and a Mid-Penn League champion. In reality, though, the turnaround began six years ago. It was in 2012 that ...

ROUNDUP: Edmonds shuts out Hughesville

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Logan Edmonds threw a one-hit shutout and Alex Schluter’s RBI single in the bottom of the sixth inning lifted Loyalsock to a 1-0 win over Hughesville in high school baseball action Monday. Zack Murray gave up just four hits in five innings for Hughesville. Koby Peacock homered for Jersey ...