Sports

Mueller making name for herself at Lycoming

Local Sports

Shelby Mueller likes winning and being among the best when she’s on the court. That’s probably where she gets her competitiveness from. Just watch her play at Lycoming and you’ll see it come out every time she boxes out for a rebound or drives into the paint for a basket. Twice while ...

Muncy confident as it enters team championships

Local Sports

MUNCY — The circumstances around Muncy’s last trip to the PIAA Team Wrestling Championships were vastly different than the ones the Indians face this year. Back in 2011, Muncy was without one starter for academic reasons and went into the tournament forfeiting a pair of weights. Its stay ...

Jennings has stepped up for Lycoming men

Local Sports

On any given game, it’s not a surprise when you see seniors Alex Newbold or Chris Wallace leading the team in scoring. They’re two four-year players who have earned a reputation as being amongst the best players in the Middle Atlantic Conference as both became 1,000-point scorers this ...

Bison announce addition of 4

Local Sports

LEWISBURG — Bucknell football coach Joe Susan announced the addition of four players to the incoming freshman class on the first day of the traditional NCAA football signing period. “The young men who signed today are position players who fill specific needs in their class,” Susan ...

Walker, Slagus lead Bison women

Local Sports

LEWISBURG — Kate Walker led Bucknell with 19 points to help the Bison defeat Lehigh, 59-52, in women’s basketball at Sojka Pavilion on Wednesday night. In addition to Walker’s 19-point performance, Kaitlyn Slagus recorded a double-double with 12 points and a team-high 10 rebounds, ...

Red Tornadoes defeat Lancers to earn league title

Local Sports

Myia Miriello might be District 4’s smallest power forward. If Mount Carmel switches her position, the 5-foot-4 senior might be the smallest small forward. But Miriello constantly comes up big. And the senior might best symbolize why Mount Carmel has become one of District 4’s all-time ...

Local roundup: Zimmerman, WR beat South Williamsport

Local Sports

Megan Zimmerman scored 23 points while Hayden Divers added a season-high 14 as Warrior Run stayed in the hunt to host a first-round playoff game, defeating South Williamsport, 52-35, in girls basketball on Tuesday night. Alyssa Johnson and Megan Weber each had eight points for South which can ...

Ross’ scoring outburst leads Lancers over the Bulldogs

Local Sports

JERSEY SHORE — Gerald Ross II put together a decorated scholastic and collegiate career, becoming a 1,000-point scorer at Susquehanna University. Gerald Ross III is impersonating his father quite well at Loyalsock these days. And when it comes to 1-on-1 games, son has it all over his ...

Muncy claims its first PIAA Duals victory

Local Sports

MUNCY — Gavyn Eisen­hower was grinding along in his 160-pound bout for Muncy on Monday night, scoring points where he could and putting himself in position to open the night with a win. After a third period takedown, he had ideas of bonus points. Less than a minute later, Eisenhower put ...

Two ACL tears have hit Lancer girls

Local Sports

Entering the season, Loyalsock looked like one of the district’s most dangerous teams. The Lancers returned four starters from a Class AAA state qualifier and were adding talented freshmen Cassie Gee and Summer McNulty. But Gee tore her ACL in December and was lost for the season. Loyalsock ...

Local roundup: Wellsboro boys hold off NP-Mansfield

Local Sports

Dalton Prough totaled 18 points, four assists and three rebounds and Wellsboro held off a North Penn-Mansfield comeback for the 52-47 win, Monday night in boys basketball. Garrett David (15) and Brent Burleigh (14) combined for 29 points as NP-M outscored Wellsboro, 20-12, in the fourth ...

Muncy settles for runner-up spot after dropping final to Southern

Local Sports

By MITCH RUPERT mrupert@sungazette.com MILTON — Everything changed with one move. One move in the first match, in fact. The energy, the mood, the excitement level, and the echoing noise off the walls of The Jungle at Milton High School all changed thanks to Southern Columbia’s Jaret ...

Shore win has sprung Sullivan County boys

Local Sports

One can trace Sullivan County’s resurgence to Dec. 28 at the Hughesville Christmas Tournament. That night, the Griffins trailed Jersey Shore by 14 late in the third quarter and appeared headed toward both the consolation game and a .500 record. Four-year starting point guard John Saxe was ...

No. 10 Big Red nip Bald Eagles

Local Sports

LOCK HAVEN - When 10th-ranked Cornell rolled into Mat Town USA for a Super Bowl wrestling matinee with Lock Haven University, many people might have serious apprehensions. However, after a little more than an hour-and-a-half of Division I wrestling, those apprehensions were merely a distant ...

Lady Lions drop Spartans

Local Sports

STATE COLLEGE — After a back-and-fourth first quarter, a 19-6 burst to end the second quarter propelled the Penn State's women's basketball team to a 74-59 win over Michigan State Sunday afternoon. The Lady Lions (14-10, 5-6 Big Ten) connected on 41 percent of their shots from the ...

Golf tip of week: Proper lie helps accuracy

Local Sports

The proper lie of a club must be checked while in motion or during an actual hitting situation. Just checking the lie at the address position is incorrect. It's not that simple. How the club appears at the address position is not the same as when in motion. The shaft flexes in motion, ...

Muncy settles for runner-up spot after dropping final to Southern

Local Sports

MILTON – Everything changed with one move. One move in the first match, in fact. The energy, the mood, the excitement level, and the echoing noise off the walls of The Jungle at Milton High School all changed thanks to Southern Columbia's Jaret Lane. The senior state champion was having the ...