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Football preview: Williamsport at Wyoming Area

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Williamsport facts: The Millionaires can clinch a first-round home playoff game if they win tonight. If the Millionaires build off last week’s strong performance at Coughlin, they could also start looking like a serious district title contender. Williamsport pounded Coughlin, 55-10, ...

Football preview: Hughesville at Montoursville

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Hughesville facts: The Spartans are hoping to turn their season around and snap a six-game losing streak. Hughesville has had its chances the last few weeks but has struggled to finish drives and lost 16-9 to Warrior Run last week. The road team has won the last three games in this series and ...

Football preview: Montgomery at Warrior Run

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Montgomery facts: The Red Raiders have all but clinched a District 4 Class A playoff berth but could make it official if they win tonight. A victory also would all but secure a first-round home game. Montgomery has put together one of the best turnarounds in District 4 this season and has a ...

Football preview: Shikellamy at Loyalsock

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Shikellamy facts: The Braves captured the HAC-I championship last week when they beat Mifflinburg, 48-7. Shikellamy finished undefeated in league play and did not have to share the title like it did last year. Shikellamy has won five of its last six games and its only loss during that time was ...

Around the area: Week 9

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Wyalusing (3-5) at Wellsboro (8-0) Wellsboro is 8-0 for a second straight year and can clinch a share of the NTL-I championship with a win on Senior Night tonight. The Green Hornets will win the title outright for a second straight year if they win their last two games. Wellsboro is battling ...

For Bhangdias, soccer is in family at Lewisburg

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Tommy Bhangdia won a state championship alongside his brother, Joey, in 2015, but last year he couldn’t share that success again. Just a year after winning the school’s second state championship, a meniscus injury to Tommy Bhangdia’s knee kept him from playing with his brother ...

Local roundup: Hughesville’s Lewis ties season record

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Hughesville’s Austin Lewis scored a goal in each half to help the Spartans defeat South Williamsport, 2-0, in boys soccer. With the two goals, Lewis tied the Hughesville single-season record for goals with 26. The win also keeps Hughesville’s playoff chances alive, as the Spartans are ...

Defenders back in districts after winning season finale

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When asked if there was any pressure coming into Tuesday’s regular season finale in a win-or-go-home game, Warrior Run’s Madie Majcher cracked a little smile and laughed a bit. It’s nothing new for her and Warrior Run. They’re used to pressure and big moments. “I dealt with it ...

PSU and Michigan bring big defenses

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Two terrific defenses will do battle Saturday night at Beaver Stadium, but only one of them will have to deal with trying to stop an explosive offense. Michigan has by far the best defense Penn State has played yet, but the Nittany Lions also have by far the best offense the Wolverines have ...

James Franklin addresses A&M speculation

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A capsule look at James Franklin's weekly news conference: About the Wolverines: They're No. 15 in coaches poll and No. 19 in AP poll. … Coach Jim Harbaugh is 2-0 against PSU. … QB John O'Korn was born in Huntingdon and grew up there, playing one year of high school ball with Bearcats ...

District 4 doubles tournament set for Saturday morning

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The District 4 girls tennis doubles tournament draw was announced, with the first three rounds set for Saturday at Williamsport High School. The preliminaries are to begin at 9 a.m. Saturday will be the first three rounds. The semifinals are set for Monday at West Branch Tennis Club at ...

Local roundup: Hughesville D4 AA team tennis champ

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The Hughesville girls tennis team continues buil­ding on its stellar tradition. Hughesville captured its second straight District 4 Class AA team championship Tuesday afternoon, beating Loyalsock, 3-2 and Jersey Shore, 3-0 in consecutive matches. The Spar­tans (17-3) handed Loyal­sock its ...

Henry keeps it all going at Wellsboro

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The last time Quinn Henry played at Montgomery, his football life changed forever. So did Wellsboro’s fortunes over the next three years. When starting quarterback Brandon Lamphier tore his ACL in a 2015 scrimmage at Montgomery it felt like the team’s season might be over before it ...

Harbaugh perfect vs. PSU

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When Michigan enters a packed Beaver Stadium Saturday night under white out conditions, it will be greeted by a Penn State team with revenge on its mind. Losers of three straight meetings against the Wolverines that includes an embarrassing 49-10 loss in Ann Arbor last season, the second-ranked ...

College GameDay to be at Old Main lawn

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ESPN’s College GameDay announced it will air live from 9 a.m. to noon in front of Old Main lawn when it visits the No. 19 Michigan at No. 2 Penn State game Saturday. The game kicks off at 7:30 on ABC. This is College GameDay’s sixth visit to PSU and first since 2009 vs. Iowa. The ...

ROUNDUP: Local players highlight D4 tennis semis today

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Four local players will make up the semifinals of today’s District 4 tennis singles championship at the West Branch Tennis Club in South Williamsport. Top-seeded Rachel Thomas of Hughesville plays Montgomery’s Katie Forrestal, the tournament’s fifth seed, in the top half of the bracket. ...

Wildcat weekly: Penn College golfers finish in fine form

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Pennsylvania College of Technology golfers closed out their fall season in fine fashion last week while Wildcat men's and women's cross-country runners each won their respective races and the men's and women's soccer and women's volleyball teams all chalked up victories. FLASHBACK ...

Hornets improve to 8-0 as they dominate Montgomery

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MONTGOMERY — Robert Brown and Collin Pietropola played more glamorous positions last year. Both were linebackers and Brown also started at fullback. Now, both are two-way starting linemen. Neither one hesitated when asked to move either. No Hornets have done so the last few years. Nobody ...