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Penn College set for NEAC cross country championships

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After their best regular seasons in recent years, Pennsylvania College of Technology men's and women's cross-country runners are looking for more when they compete Saturday in the North Eastern Athletic Conference Championships at Morrisville, New York. Assessing the season thus far, ...

Local roundup: Sock’s Schreckengast records 40th shutout

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Loyalsock defeated Danville, 1-0, thanks to a Jenna Gardner goal in the 79th minute. Rhiallie Jessell had an assist on the goal. Grace Schreckengast recorded her 40th career shutout as Loyalsock blanked Danville, 1-0, on Saturday in girls soccer. It was her 11th shutout this ...

Nittany Lions shine on offense against Michigan

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STATE COLLEGE – The first time an unbeaten Penn State beat Michigan in October, maybe a couple thousand students broke into Beaver Stadium that evening for an impromptu on-field celebration that spilled into the stands. The school arranged a quick pep rally in the aftermath outside the ...

Day 1 of district doubles conclude

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Montoursville’s two doubles team both made it to the District 4 doubles tennis tournament semifinals, which plays on Monday at the West Branch Tennis Club at 2 p.m.. Montoursville’s team of Maddy Reeves and Olivia Evans play Hughesville’s tema of Kendra Smith and Jade Cordrey in ...

KU too much for LHU

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LOCK HAVEN — For the first 20 minutes of Saturday’s PSAC East football game between Kutztown and Lock Haven, the boys were as good as the men with the Golden Bears holding a slim 14-10 edge over the Bald Eagles. However, from that point on, Kutztown tallied 34 of the next 36 points put ...

Jonov returns pick in OT to seal win

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EASTON, Pa. (AP) — Colin Jonov returned an interception 95 yards in overtime, one of two Bucknell pick-6s, and the Bison slipped past Lafayette, 13-7, on Saturday. It was the 600th win for the Bison (4-3, 1-1 Patriot League), making them the 19th FCS program to accomplish the ...

West Branch Hall of Fame Class of ’17

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Ten living and one deceased honores will be inducted into the West Branch Valley Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame during the annual Hall of Fame banquet at the Genetti on Sunday, Nov. 12. The induction class includes 10 living induc­tees: Ann (Sundberg) Beckley, Mike Beckley, ...

Lancers turned away late by Shik

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Two Heartland Con­ference heavyweights threw haymakers in the fourth quarter Friday night at Kenneth Robbins Sta­dium, and despite being shaken, the Shikellamy Braves showed they could take a punch and keep moving forward en route to a 32-26 victory over the Loyalsock Lancers. “We wanted ...

Golf tip of the week: Utilize shoulder power for deep rough

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The left shoulder can aid in removing a ball from the heavy rough from 80 yards or less. Imagine there is a pivot point in the center of your chest and the left shoulder moves around it. Coil the left shoulder back while cocking the wrists at waist high. Then start the down-swing by ...

Mounties rely on cast of players to replace Green’s production

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MUNCY— “Next man up” is a term most often used in the NFL when a player goes down. South Williamsport played with that term in mind Friday night when Gideon Green, the feature back for the Mountaineers, ran off the field early in the second quarter with a limp arm by his side, an ailment ...

Defense struggles for WHS

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WEST PITTSTON — Chuck Crews made a beeline for the officials as soon as Williamsport’s game at Wyoming Area ended Friday night. The third-year Williamsport head coach was in the face of the referee in a way which would have made Lou Piniella proud. Crews is always talking to officials ...

High-stakes game, stretch begins tonight

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It doesn’t get much better than this. Penn State, 6-0 and having climbed to No. 2 for the first time in almost 20 years, taking on Michigan on the grandest of whiteout stages at Beaver Stadium before a national TV audience, boldly underscores how far the ...

Warriors stay in playoff chase

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The botched snap made the Montoursville choice easy. Facing a second-and-16 with just 30 seconds remaining in the first half, the Warriors would run out the clock and be content protecting a 15-point lead against Hughesville. Oleg Bonner blew up that idea. More accurately, he blew it ...

McSorley likely needs to produce big game

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Five things to look for as Penn State hosts Michigan in what should be a tremendous whiteout atmosphere at Beaver Stadium. No. 1: Trace's test Saquon Barkley gets most of the hype, but winning this type of game against a great defense could come down to whether quarterback Trace McSorley ...

Shutout has Hornets at 9-0

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WELLSBORO — One play, Austin Hendrickson was bursting into the backfield for a 3-yard loss. Another play, Zach Florio was batting down a pass at the line of scrimmage like a healthy J.J. Watt. And another play, Hunter Brown was reading the quarterbacks eyes, leaping for an interception and ...

Defenders rally past Red Raiders

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TURBOTVILLE — Warrior Run senior quarterback Gage Anzulavich gathered his team around him after his coaches left the postgame huddle on Friday night and praised them for a comeback like he has never been a part of. The Defenders trailed visiting Montgomery by two scores in the third quarter ...

Penn State at Illinois a Friday night game for 2018

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Penn State's football game next season at Illinois has been designated for Friday, Sept. 21, the conference announced Friday as one of five non-Saturday games next season for the Big Ten Network. The game falls between two Saturday PSU home games, vs. Kent State on Sept. 15 and vs. Ohio State ...

Bulldogs pull away from BEA

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WINGATE — The play happened nearly as fast as Bald Eagle Area snapped the ball. Bald Eagles quarterback Derek Henry lined up behind his center, received the snap and dropped back a handful of steps. But he never saw Jersey Shore’s Jacob Jones coming for him. Jones got through the Bald ...

Week 9 HSFB summaries and statewide scores

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Wellsboro 53, Wyalusing 0 Wyalusing 0 0 0 0- 0 Wellsboro 26 21 6 0- 53 1st Quarter Wel- Quinn Henry 38 yard pass to Alex Kozuchowski (Nik Ingerick kick), 9:39 Wel- Henry 8 yard pass to Aiden Hauser (kick failed), 2:25 Wel- Henry 6 yard run (pass failed), ...

Football preview: South Williamsport at Muncy

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South facts: A week after capturing its second straight HAC-III championship, South battles the NTL-II champion. If South wins its last two regular-season games it will host a first-round Class AA playoff game and likely would be seeded no lower than No. 3. The Mounties have played in five ...