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Sohosky 1st female to win tourney

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Morgan Sohosky of the Tee-To-Green Golf Center shot a 73 to take first place at the 17th Annual Dennis C. Lienhard Memorial Golf Tournament at the Wynding Brook Golf Club recently. Sohosky became the first female golfer to win the top flight of the tournament. Sohosky tied with Shade ...

Bison win fifth straight

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WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Kimbal Mackenzie scored 23 points, Nana Foulland tallied 19 points and seven rebounds, and Bucknell registered its highest point total of the season with a 96-75 win over Army on Saturday. Zach Thomas scored 17 points and added six boards and six assists for the ...

No final shot for Lyco men in loss

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After knocking down six 3-pointers and scoring a season-high 21 points in the first 39:48, T.J. Duckett was the obvious candidate to knock down the game-tying jumper or game-winning 3. With 12 seconds left and his team down  two, Duck­ett ran off a series of screens up to the top of the ...

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Penn State forward Lamar Stevens shoots against Illinois' Mike Thorne Jr. Saturday at the Bryce Jordan Center.

Nittany Lions end their skid

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By TRAVIS JOHNSON The Associated Press STATE COLLEGE — Shep Garner might’ve been selling himself short when he said with a straight face on Saturday he doesn’t consider himself that athletic. There’s plenty of evidence against that, especially in Penn State’s leading ...

Mansfield third baseman earns honor

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MANSFIELD — Mansfield University baseball standout Tanner Klein has been tabbed a  National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Preseason All-Atlantic Region first-team selection at third base. Last season, Klein made 45 starts at third base for the Mountaineers where he collected 53 ...

Warrior women dominate

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Her team already down nine late in the first quarter, Widener coach Alisa Kintner yelled out to her team, “Ladies, get them out of the paint.” Lycoming was feasting inside early to the tune of a 21-12 lead. Well, Ly­coming proved to be just as dangerous from the outside in the ensuing ...

LHU men savor big win

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LOCK HAVEN — The jury might be out on whether or not it was a signature win, but regardless, it was a huge win for the Lock Haven University men’s basketball team when the Bald Eagles came from behind to down East Stroudsburg 89-82 in a PSAC-East matchup Saturday afternoon. “This was a ...

Bald Eagle women fall at home

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LOCK HAVEN — It was another long day for the Lock Haven University women’s basketball team as the Lady Eagles were handled 64-45 in a PSAC-East matchup with East Stroudsburg at Thomas Field House Saturday afternoon. Slow starts have plagued the Lady Eagles all season long, but that ...

Lycoming’s Mital earns MAC award

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Adding to a growing list of accolades, Lycoming senior Austin Mital has become just the second Lycoming football player to earn the Middle Atlantic Conference Scholar-Athlete award, the conference office in Annville announced on Friday. Sheridan is just the 13th student-athlete from Lycoming ...

McMonigle helps lead Muncy girls past Raiders

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MONTGOMERY — Nearly every time Muncy coach Ed Rogers blows his practice whistle, Sasha McMonigle keeps running. The whistle means practice has temporarily stopped but McMonigle sprints until she reaches the court’s end. Sometimes her shots might not fall and sometimes she might have ...

Hollingshead helps lead Bison to win

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LEWISBURG — D.J. Hollingshead raced back to the center of the mat. His energy was impervious Friday night. It was an energy that flowed from his undersized body at 174 pounds through the rest of the Bucknell bench and lineup. The Bison needed some kind of spark down 10 points to visiting ...

Local roundup: Kramer’s double-double leads Sullivan girls

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In girls basketball, Stef Kramer had 11 points and 11 rebounds to lead Sullivan County to a 44-35 win over Millville. Sarah Parrish had 10 points, six rebounds and three blocks while Bethany Weinhardt added nine points, seven rebounds, four steals and two assists for Sullivan. Emily Akers ...

Stanley Scott of Williamsport dunks over Elijah Barrett Thursday at Williamsport. (MARK NANCE/Sun-Gazette)

Millionaires beat Harrisburg for first time in 16 years

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Stanley Scott doesn’t go out and actively try to put on his own slam dunk contest for fans in attendance at Williamsport games. First and foremost, Scott wants to get a win. But if the opportunity presents itself to throw one down? You better believe Scott will take advantage. So late in ...

Muncy wrestlers earn Mid-Penn championship

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SHICKSHINNY — Coleman Good grit his teeth as he held on for dear life against Benton’s Mason Wyatt. The Muncy sophomore had his hands locked around Wyatt’s chest, and his feet wrapped around Wyatt’s waist as the final seconds ticked off the scoreboard at Northwest High School. The ...

Messiah use treys to win against Lycoming men

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Some were open, others were covered. Others had two defenders jumping and others didn’t have a defender within 10 feet. Open 3’s, covered 3’s, it really didn’t matter as Messiah knocked down 16 of 26 3-pointers as the Falcons came in to Lamade Gym and defeated Lycoming, 91-80, Wednesday ...

Warrior girls win their seventh straight game

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Lexi Marchioni has experienced better shooting nights. She has made more 3-pointers before. But in a game where points were so hard to come by, all three 3-pointers the Montoursville point guard made felt like dagger-like blows Thursday. Marchioni scored 14 points and each of her 3-pointers ...

Second half lifts Bloomsburg men past LHU

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LOCK HAVEN — In a game that featured Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde halves for the Lock Haven University men’s basketball team, unfortunately the mad scientist came out as the victor as Lock Haven lost to Bloomsburg, 93-76. While the Bald Eagles had their better half out of the opening tip at ...

Local roundup: Jersey Shore girls beat Bald Eagle Area

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Hannah Kauffman matched her career-high with 24 points as Jersey Shore defeated Bald Eagle Area, 55-45. The Bulldogs led by 13 at halftime and by 17 entering the fourth quarter. Lizzie Poirier scored a game-high 14 points as Wellsboro defeated To­wanda, 48-38. Autum Kitajima added 11 points ...

Thomas leads Bison to fourth straight win

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EASTON (AP) — Zach Thomas scored 14 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and Bucknell beat Lafayette 78-55 on Wednesday night for its fourth straight win and eighth in its last nine games. Thomas collected his fourth double-double this season with Kimbal Mackenzie also scoring 14 points. Stephen ...