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WILDCAT WEEKLY: 2 Penn College teams hit win column

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Pennsylvania College of Technology tasted victory last week in women's soccer and men's tennis action. FLASHBACK Women's soccer Hosting crosstown rival Lycoming College on Wednesday in the eighth annual Battle for the Lumber trophy, the Wildcats scored a 3-0 win as freshman Dominique ...

Millionaires suffer first loss at hands of winless WVW

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All 11 Williamsport players on the field and the coaching staff knew they needed to come up with a huge stop as the Millionaires trailed Wyoming Valley West by one touchdown. With the Spartans pinned on their own 11 on a third-and-15, Williamsport’s defense looked as if it may have that key ...

Sutliff, Cannon help lead Bucktail to win

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SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Traditionally one of the smallest schools in Pennsylvania in enrollment, Bucktail often fields a proportionally small football roster, which is also usually among the smallest in the state. So when something that might seem trivial for most other teams comes up and ...

Muncy keeps Old Shoe

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MONTGOMERY — Muncy seniors grabbed the Old Shoe trophy and hoisted it high toward the night sky. They won that trophy before, but this one meant more. This was the hardest they and their teammates ever had to fight for that trophy. The effort put forth against a strong opponent is what made ...

Albright rallies from 14-point deficit to beat Lycoming

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Chase Williams rolled to his right looking for an opening to throw the football. Any opening at all. He eventually ran out of field and was driven out of bounds. It was Lycoming’s last gasp Saturday at David Person Field against unbeaten Albright. A game which started so promising with two ...

Lancers stopped at end

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For a split second the football hung in the air, bouncing out of one Central Columbia player’s hands into the nothingness around it. This was Loyalsock’s moment to recover the onside kick it desperately needed. The Blue Jays’ Ky Seesholtz made sure the ball didn’t land in the hands of ...

Bulldogs dominate Green Dragons

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JERSEY SHORE — Fireworks went off on the field at Thompson Street Stadium, similar to the ones which lit up the sky during the fourth quarter. The Bulldogs played at a level and style Lewisburg aspired to be in a dominating 35-6 win by the Bulldogs. Jersey Shore’s offense and defense was ...

Local roundup: Haag scores twice as Shore boys soccer wins

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Jersey Shore blanked South Williamsport, 7-0, in boys soccer on Saturday morning. Jacob Haag scored twice for Jersey Shore while five other players found the back of the net. Jersey Shore led 2-0 at halftime. Austin Lewis scored a goal off a penalty kick to cut Hughesville’s deficit ...

Nash TD return sparks Mounties

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BLOSSBURG — All Austin Nash could see was green grass. So naturally, he just turned into a returner. Nash picked off North Penn-Mansfield’s Brent Burleigh in the end zone and like James Harrison in Super Bowl 43, Nash took it end zone to end zone. Nash’s first-quarter pick-6 return for ...

LHU football falls to Slippery Rock

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The Lock Haven University football team’s bid for an upset came up short as the Bald Eagles fell to No. 25 Slippery Rock University, 33-7. The Bald Eagles trailed 13-0 at halftime, but came out firing in the third quarter and took the opening drive of the second half 73 yards for a ...

Bucktail tops CMVT in kickoff moved up for wedding

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BLOOMSBURG - Traditionally one of the smallest schools in Pennsylvania in enrollment, Bucktail often fields a proportionally small football roster, which is also usually among if not the smallest in the state. So when something that might seem trivial for most other teams comes up and causes ...

Nittany Lions still need to take this seriously

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Five things to look for as Penn State plays its least interesting game since hosting woeful Indiana State to open the 2011 season. No. 1: Don't take lightly Honestly, you're taking this game lightly. Me too. Everyone is. That's what happens when a powerhouse team plays a small program and ...

Local roundup: WHS girls shut out Warrior Run

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Madison Bowman and Katie Penman each had a goal and asisst as Williams­port won 3-0 at Warrior Run Friday in girls soccer. Bowman assisted on Samantha Reeder's score in the first minute. Cheyenne Mitchell scored for St. John Neu­mann in a 2-1 loss to Mea­dowbrook. • In girls tennis, ...

Wildcats fall in four overtimes

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BELLEFONTE — Going into Friday night’s game, no one gave Central Mountain a chance to compete with Bellefonte. The team had totaled just 27 points on the season and seemed to lack a spark all year. Central Mountain didn’t leave Bellefonte win the win-- but the team showed pride and ...

Kicker has been Lyco’s best offense

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Jamie Fisher can’t imagine facing more pressure than he did in his first Thanksgiving Day game some three years ago. His Ridley team was trailing Interboro by a couple points in a rivalry game with the intensity of Ohio State versus Michigan. Fisher was a junior first-year kicker lining up ...

Game would be better with more sportsmanship

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STATE COLLEGE — At the risk of sounding like the grumpy old man — I’m really neither, at least not most days — there was a general lack of sportsmanship on display last weekend, and it was bothersome. Respect for the opposition has been lacking for many years, and it’s getting worse. ...

Football preview: Old Shoe: Muncy at Montgomery

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Muncy facts: The Indians are off to their best start since 2013 and are hoping to win their 13th straight Old Shoe Game. The defending District 4 Class A champions are atop the district standings and routed Cowanesque Valley, 52-13 after recording quality wins over AA opponents, Warrior Run and ...

Montoursville hires Eck as baseball coach

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The Montoursville School Board voted on Thursday night to approve the hiring of Montoursville graduate and former baseball player Jeremy Eck as the school’s new baseball coach. Eck previously coached at Loyalsock and led the Lancers to consecutive state championships in 2013 and 2014 and ...

Football preview: Valley West at Williamsport

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Valley West facts: The Spartans are a few plays from being 3-0, losing three games to three tough opponents by 22 combined points. Valley West has never suffered a losing season during the 2000s and led Delaware Valley by three in the fourth quarter last week before losing, 35-25. The Spartans ...