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Warrior men continue unbeaten start to season

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Guy Rancourt knew that Widener was not only capable of battling and clawing back from any deficit, and had already done so this year. In fact, three times this year the Pride found themselves down by double digits and three times the Pride battled from that to earn a victory. So no matter ...

Reeder leads Montour girls in Weaver’s coaching debut

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Rebecca Reeder stands only 5-foot-6. By her own admission, the Montoursville senior is not an elite jumper either. But she sure can rebound. Reeder played like a 7-footer all afternoon Saturday against visiting Williamsport. Facing a team that started two players approaching 6-feet, Reeder ...

LHU women fall at home

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LOCK HAVEN — For the Lock Haven University women’s basketball team, the beat goes on. Looking to snap a 5-game losing skid since beginning PSAC play, the Bald Eagles couldn’t turn the trick as a horrible start resulted in a 56-34 loss to the Pitt-Johnstown Mountain Hawks on Saturday ...

Carr, Watkins lift PSU men

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STATE COLLEGE — Mike Watkins has worn a weighted vest in practice and it’s helped Penn State’s power forward when he finds himself wearing multiple defenders on game days. Penn State’s 6-foot-9 forward scored 15 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to spark the Nittany Lions’ 74-54 win ...

Bald Eagle men lose to Pitt-Johnstown

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LOCK HAVEN — The Lock Haven University men’s basketball team proved one well known fact to be true. It is not how you start, but how you finish. After taking the early in their battle with Pitt-Johnstown on Saturday, the Bald Eagles struggled for most of the game before falling 76-66 at ...

Golf tip of the week: Beware of counterfeit golf equipment

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It’s that time of year, thousands of online buyers will buy fake golf equipment and not even know it. When a new design hits the market, an exact copy will appear the next day. It takes a trained eye to spot a fake. If the price is 40 percent or less than the market value price, it ...

CM starts strong at Top Hat

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Wrestling isn’t Austyn Car­son’s main sport. He loves to play baseball for Central Moun­tain, and on the football field, he was the Wildcats’ leading passer, rusher, kicker and punter. Wrestling is something the senior has always done, but he’s never been the starter for the team ...

Lancer, Hornet boys to meet

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Wellsboro and Loyalsock traveled more difficult routes than they would have preferred Friday night. Ultimately, all roads led toward each other. And the area’s top-ranked teams showed they have the toughness to match their talent. Now, they will play for the early-season’s top ...

Green Hornet girls open with a victory

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MUNCY — As the game started, Muncy’s game plan was fairly simple: don’t let Wells­boro’s point guard or shooting guard put up 20 points and beat them. And the Indians did just that against Wellsboro, but while they kept Lizzie Poirier and Cathryn Brought to a combined 16 points, it ...

Warrior women win third straight before road trip

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Just three days earlier, Lycoming sophomore Hailey Dayton sat out at Alver­nia with an illness. The game before that, she had just six points coming off of the bench for the Warriors against Hood. But on Saturday afternoon at Lamade Gymnasium, you could say Dayton got her moment to shine. It ...

MLB’s Manfred to go into Little League Hall of Excellence

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In honor of his dedication to the growth of youth baseball and softball, his commitment to pursuing excellence and his positive influence as a role model to Little Leaguer players, Major League Baseball Commissioner Robert Manfred, Jr. will be enshrined into the Little League Hall of ...

District 4 officials ref state final on Thursday night

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Seven referees from the District 4 area officiated the PIAA Class AAAA championship game on Thursday night between Imhotep and Erie Cathedral Prep. The seven officials include Selinsgrove’s Carey Latsha and Kevin Kline, Sunbury’s Jim Delbaugh, Danville’s Brian Albertson, Cogan ...

Bucknell’s Pechin named a finalist for STATS FCS award

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LEWISBURG — Bucknell’s Alex Pechin was selected as a finalist for the STATS FCS Doris Robinson Scholar-Athlete Award, the organization announced Wednesday. Pechin, the 2017 Patriot League Scholar-Athlete of the Year and an All-Patriot League First Team honoree, is among 13 finalists for ...

Local roundup: Lyco men hold off late Alvernia rally

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As Alvernia University looked to close a 17-point lead as the clock ticked under five minutes remaining, the 12th-ranked Lycoming College men’s basketball team made plays — as Alex Newbold drew a huge charge that negated a layup and Chris Wallace had six points in the closing drive to help ...

Local roundup: Bison men fall at Northeastern

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Vasa Pusica scored 17 points with four assists and three steals to lead four Huskies in double figures and Northeastern beat Bucknell 82-64 on Tuesday night to win its third straight. Zach Thomas led Buck­nell (4-6) with 15 points, Nana Foulland had 13, Nate Sestina 12 and Stephen Brown ...

Tired Lions fall short at the end

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STATE COLLEGE — The last 48 hours weren’t easy for the Wisconsin Badgers, who had all day Sunday plus a long flight into Happy Valley on Monday to stew over their worst home loss in nearly two decades. Penn State nearly extended that misery, but a potential go-ahead 3-pointer by Tony Carr ...

Heavyweight Nevills helps PSU survive Lehigh

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ALLENTOWN — With just one match to go in Sunday’s dual meet between No. 1 Penn State and No. 5 Lehigh, the Nittany Lions clung to a one-point lead. As Penn State heavyweight Nick Nevills was about to take the mat with the win in the balance, Lion 157-pounder Jason Nolf approached ...

Lions headed to Fiesta Bowl

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Penn State earned one of the great victories in college football history 30 years ago in the Fiesta Bowl against Miami, and the program is heading back there to take on an interesting and challenging opponent. The Nittany Lions will play Washington in this year’s Fiesta Bowl on Dec. 30 ...