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Montgomery’s Johnson trying to reach potential

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Hanging perilously upside down, Morgan Johnson knew she was in trouble. Time seemed to freeze for just a moment, as her pole vault pole was bent in half and she was inverted to the red tartan runway at Lock Haven’s Hubert Jack Stadium. There was no way the Montgomery senior was going to ...

Local roundup: Neumann’s Clark strikes out 14 in win

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Daimeer Clark threw six innings, striking out 14 and only yielding one walk, to help St. John Neumann defeat Sullivan County, 10-5, in high school baseball. Clark led the Golden Knights offensively by going 3 for 4 with two RBIs and scoring twice. Brady Romano was 2 for 3 and Grady ...

Lyco softball has 3 earn MAC honors

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After winning a school-record 24 games, the Lycoming College softball team placed three players on the All-MAC Commonwealth Team, led by first-team selection freshman Kayla Kline, while senior Morgan Kunes, a Central Mountain grad, was a second-team pick and junior Ashley Schoenstadt earned ...

Malone shuts down Warriors as Lancers sweep season series

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Maybe Loyalsock and Mon­tours­ville will play again this season. Both Backyard Brawl and District 4 playoff rematches are possibilities. But Andrew Malone has no crystal ball and cannot predict the future. He does have a potent left arm, a clear mind and an astute perspective. So if Tuesday ...

Local roundup: Lewisburg, Galeton in team tennis semis

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Lewisburg and the defending district champions Galeton advanced to the District 4 Class AA boys tennis team semifinals on Tuesday. The semifinals begin next Tuesday at Blooms­burg University on Tues­day at 3, with the finals to begin shortly thereafter. Lewisburg beat South ...

O’Malley at Loyalsock again for family reasons

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It never mattered where Tom O’Malley was playing growing up. It never mattered how far away his father Tom started the day, either. Every time O’Malley looked into the stands, there was his father. O’Malley’s father never missed a game, never stopped supporting his son and never ...

PSU caravan stop fan spots still available

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Penn State is still ac­cepting public registration for its Thursday, May 11 Coaches Caravan stop in Williamsport with football coach James Franklin, women’s soccer coach Erica Dambach, swimming and diving coach Tim Murphy, and assistant athletic director Phil Esten. The ev­ent features a ...

Local roundup: Montgomery baseball pulls away from Neumann

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After falling behind 2-1 and being tied at five in the third inning, Montgomery scored 14 straight runs over three innings to defeat St. John Neumann, 15-5 in five innings Monday in high school baseball. Brayden Strouse pitched over two strong innings to earn the win as Trevor Kennedy, Gage ...

Saar making his mark for Shore

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Many notice the hair first. Truth be told, it is hard to ignore. When he takes the mound, the Jersey Shore pitcher sure looks a lot like New York Mets ace Noah Syndergaard. Timmy Saar’s long blonde hair could give Syndergaard’s a run when it comes to length. Those who play against ...

Penn College softball team headed for conference playoffs

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Despite a 4-4 week, the Pennsylvania College of Technology women’s softball team secured a postseason playoff berth in the North Eastern Athletic Conference playoffs scheduled Friday through Sunday. Also last week, the college’s golf team placed fourth in the NEAC Championships and the ...

Bucknell’s Davenport to Houston Texans

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ucknell’s All-American left tackle Julie'n Davenport was selected by the Houston Texans in the fourth round on Saturday in the NFL draft.. The selection was announced from Space Center Houston by retired NASA astronaut Scott Kelly. Davenport is the seventh Bucknell alumnus to be taken in ...

Montoursville’s Dinges wins in javelin at LHU

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LOCK HAVEN — Josh Dinges walked away from the javelin area at Lock Haven University on Satur­day slightly disappointed. He didn’t break the 190-foot mark, which he was hoping to do. It compounded his rough morning where he wasn’t able to harvest a turkey while out hunting. The ...

Lock Haven High School Classic results

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BOYS RESULTS (#-Denotes new meet record) Team standings: 1, Williamsport, 91; 2, Bradford, 60; 3, Mifflin County, 49; 4, Shikellamy, 43.5; 5, Altoons, 42; 6, Milton, 40; 7, Montoursville, 38; 8, Saint Joseph, 37; 9, Central Cambria, 35; 10, Mifflinburg, 30; 10, Southern Columbia, 30; 12, ...

Golf tip of the week: Tennis and golf have similarities

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Tennis and golf have similarities in the backswing and downswing. The hands should be relaxed and move freely much like taking a tennis racket back to serve. On the downswing, the club should square up at impact, the same as a tennis racket. The wrists should cock vertically not side to ...

2017 Area track and field bests

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Based on results reported to the Sun-Gazette. Only one time per athlete or relay team will be used for each event. Must win event in dual meet, or place in an invitational to qualify. All results through Friday. Class AA Girls 3,200 relay: 1, Lewisburg (Emma Bailey, Selena Permyashkin, ...

Williamsport’s Ali second at 7 feet, 1/2 inch in Penn Relays

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Williamsport’s Qayyim Ali finished second in the high school boys high jump at the Penn Relays on Friday. The senior had a best jump of 7 feet, 1/2-inch to best 20 other jumpers in the field. Lushane Wilson, of St. Jago in St. Catherine, Jamaica, took home the high jump championship by ...

Thompson lifts WHS lineup in tourney opener

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Brittany Thompson might hit last in Williamsport’s lineup, but she has become quite an offensive weapon. Look at her numbers and one would think she is a lead-off hitter. And that is exactly the idea. Thompson is the ideal player to turn over Williamsport’s order and it is a role she is ...

PSU’s Godwin goes to Tampa Bay Bucs

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It took until late in the third round, but Penn State receiver Chris Godwin was selected by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers with the No. 84 overall pick in Friday's NFL draft. Godwin was thought by some to be a second-round pick, but instead he saw nine receivers picked ahead of him. He left Penn ...