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Muncy off to its best start in 2000s

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MUNCY — No Muncy player was alive the last time the Indians started 5-0. But as they grow older, these current players will remember a lot more than just the 5-0 start. The Indians will fondly remember how exactly they earned that fifth win. It sure came the hard way. Warrior Run erased a ...

Local roundup: Lewisburg’s Liscum has career-high 35

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Nate Liscum scored a career-high 35 points as Lewisburg defeated Southern Columbia, 72-64. Aaron Hoover added 13 points for the Green Dragon, in boys basketball on Thursday. Michael Smithers scored 12 and Jacob Aumick added 11 for Canton, but the Warriors fell to Wyalusing, ...

Rippon’s defense lifts Lewisburg

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LEWISBURG — While Lauren O’Malley established herself as one of District 4’s best basketball players last winter, Bethany Rippon watched her own season go by from the sidelines. Rippon missed all but three games last season after tearing her PCL in December. What the Lewisburg senior ...

Bucknell signs 12 players as part of early signing period

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LEWISBURG — Bucknell football coach Joe Susan announced the signing of 12 players to National Letters of Intent on Wednesday as part of NCAA football's first ever early signing period. “We are fortunate to be able to sign twelve student-athletes in this year's initial signing period,” ...

Local roundup: Kauffman’s 18 points lift Bulldogs

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Hannah Kauffman had a team-high 18 points to help Jersey Shore defeat Midd-West, 58-46. The Bulldogs only led by two points at halftime but started to pull away in the second half. Kelli Beiler had 24 points for the Mustangs. The Bulldogs also had a 16-point performance out of Averie ...

Seven more all-state from A, AAA

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Hunter Webb goes from Lancer to Huskie this morning when he is expected to sign a national letter of intent to play football at Connecticut during national signing day. But the senior linebacker is not yet done making football headlines at Loyalsock. And he had a lot of help Tuesday. Webb ...

Warriors beat their third District 4 champ this year

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Not only did Montoursville enter the season featuring four new starters, but it also opened it facing three defending District 4 champions. Challenges keep confronting the Warriors and they keep knocking them down. What started as a buzz about the team’s potential when Montoursville ...

Gush pin to win for Muncy over Warrior Run

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TURBOTVILLE — Noah Gush pumped his fist every so slightly as he rose to his feet. The fate of Muncy’s dual meet Tuesday night had been on his shoulders when he walked on the mat. He didn’t disappoint his Muncy teammates. Gush recorded a fall in 34 seconds in the night’s final bout to ...

Lancer defense clamps down in fourth quarter

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Maddie Fox knows that if Loyalsock can play excellent on defense and pressure their opponents, it makes it a long day for whoever is playing the Lancers. You won’t get an easy look at the basket if Loyalsock has its way, and that’s the type of defensive play that Fox and the Lancers take ...

Bison rally on road

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RICHMOND, Va. — Zach Thomas scored 20 of his 27 points in the second half, and Bucknell rallied from 14 points down to topple Richmond 86-78 on Tuesday. Nana Foulland added 13 points and 10 rebounds, Stephen Brown scored 12, and Nate Sestina led a big night for the Bison bench with 10 points ...

Watkins nets double-double in Penn State win

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STATE COLLEGE (AP) — As he went after his own rebounds during warmups on Tuesday, Josh Reaves took a moment to appreciate the long shots arcing overhead and falling, one after the other, through Penn State’s hoop. Reaves got to appreciate the makes all night. Penn State (10-3) made 57 ...

Seven from area all-state in 2A, 4A, 6A

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By CHRIS MASSE cmasse@sungazette.com Williamsport guard Kurt Danneker will be graduating high school in a few days. He is taking one last memorable high school honor home, too. Danneker is graduating early to start classes in January at Ohio University, where he will play football next ...

Transfer helping at Sullivan

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Whether in girls or boys basketball, Sullivan County often has run into a private school at some point that ends or derails an excellent season. While private and/or charter schools can bring in players from all four corners of the world, Sullivan County can bring them in from all four ...

Neidig leads SW girls past Muncy

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Haley Neidig seemed like she was everywhere all at once. Wherever Muncy ballhandlers went, Neidig followed. Wherever passes went, Neidig did her best Spider Man impersonation and forced turnovers. And when South Williamsport needed a basket Monday night against the visiting Indians, Neidig ...

Bates 100 percent for Fiesta Bowl

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STATE COLLEGE — A lot of football players get hurt and have to miss playing time, but it had never happened to Penn State offensive lineman Ryan Bates in his life until this season. Bates suffered a lower leg injury at Ohio State when running back Saquon Barkley hit the back of his leg ...

Local roundup: Lewisburg sweeps swim meet from Williamsport

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Lewisburg swept a swim meet from Williams­port High School Monday at Williamsport. In girls, Lauren Mich­aels and Delaney Humph­rey won two individual races in Lewisburg’s 120-66 win. In boys, Christian Cole­man and Christopher Meng won twice each as Lewisburg beat Williams­port, ...

Hoffman’s reversal helps Bison beat Pitt

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LEWISBURG — There was nobody in Sojka Pavilion happier to see Pittsburgh’s Kellan Stout prepare to ride Bucknell’s Garrett Hoffman than Bison head coach Dan Wirnsberger. Holding a two-point lead as the third period started, Wirnsberger expected Panthers coaches to tell Stout to let ...

Warriors impressive with their 2-0 start

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Only one Montoursville starter returned this season. That lone starter is learning a new position. And yet the Warriors are 2-0 with statement wins against defending District 4 Class AAA champion Hughesville and St. John Neumann. Montoursville ended Neumann’s 90-game regular-season winning ...

Penn State dominates Hoosiers

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UNIVERSITY PARK — It’s the holiday season and the Penn State wrestling team looked like it was in a giving mood Sunday. The top-ranked Nittany Lions gave another sold-out crowd — the 37th straight in Rec Hall — a 44-3 win over Indiana in the Lions’ Big Ten opener. Penn State won ...