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Spain makes LLWS for first time in more than 30 years

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KUTNO, POLAND - For the first time in more than 30 years, a team from Spain will be heading to the Little League Baseball World Series after Catalunya Little League out of Barcelona took home the 2018 Little League Baseball Europe and Africa Region Championship title. Catalunya Little League ...

Bucknell’s Foulland, Thomas both go pro overseas

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LEWISBURG — For the second straight day, a prominent member of the Bucknell men’s basketball team’s Class of 2018 has signed a professional contract. On Friday, Okapi Aalstar of the top flight league in Belgium announced the signing of former Bison forward Zach Thomas. The 2018 Patriot ...

West End 15s advance in regionals

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In the Babe Ruth 15-year-old Mid-Atlantic regional in Milroy, West End moved on to the semifinals with its 8-3 come-from-behind win over Valley on Friday afternoon. Dane Armson earned the win, striking out four and allowing just one earned run in 3 2/3 innings worth of work. Owen Anderson ...

After 2 rainy days, West End opens tourney with win

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West End could not have asked for a night with better weather after the past few days of torrential rain suspended the opening round of the Babe Ruth 14-year-old Mid Atlantic Regional Thursday night at Logue Field. West End got out to a hot start and finished with a 9-3 win over Valley from ...

Montoursville eager to restore program’s luster

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Montoursville football and losing go together like peanut butter and pickles. Few District 4 programs have been as successful as Montoursville going back through the 1980s. The tradition has grown stronger in the 2000s with four district championships being won and the program experiencing ...

Myers strikes out 11 as Keystone wins

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BERWICK — Keystone has received memorable pitching performances throughout each stop on its current postseason run. Add Brady Myers’ performance to that list as he helped his team earn a trip into the major baseball state championship with a 5 1/3 inning masterpiece. Myers fanned 11 ...

PSU’s Steve Jones talks to area fans

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Ever since Penn State rose from the depths of mediocrity a few years ago, the Big Ten as a whole took a massive step in that same direction. For years, the Big Ten had a reputation of a weak conference that was top heavy. And when bowl season came around, many of those critics were proven ...

Cutters fall behind early in road loss

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The Vermont Lake Monsters scored a run in the first and second innings and added two more in the fourth and put the Williamsport Crosscutters in a hole they couldn’t climb out of en route to an 8-3 victory. The loss drops Williamsport to 15-23 and improves Vermont to 18-21. The Crosscutters ...

Mansfield to induct 4 into its Alumni-Athletic Hall of Fame

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MANSFIELD — The Mansfield University Alumni-Athletic Hall of Fame will induct former men’s basketball coach Tom Ackerman, men’s basketball standout Ken Bianchi, track and cross country star Terry Stanley and longtime voice of the Mountaineers Chris Vaughn. The induction ceremony will be ...

Bucknell’s Finn, Pechin earn All-League

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CENTER VALLEY — Bucknell’s Pat Finn and Alex Pechin were selected to the 2018 Patriot League Football Preseason All-League Team, the league office announced Thursday morning. Finn and Pechin were among 30 players honored on the Preseason All-Patriot League Team, which was based on a vote ...

Lycoming tennis teams earn honors

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The Lycoming women’s tennis team earned the Intercollegiate Tennis Association’s All-Academic Team award for the fifth consecutive year — and 11th in school history — and men’s tennis player Zach High, of Central Mountain, earned his fourth career ITA honor. As a senior, High won ...

Hughesville returning to the Wing-T offense

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Hughesville is turning back the clock. Following a five-year absence, the Wing-T offense is returning. Now Hughesville hopes the winning ways return as well. Led by first-year coach Adam Gehr, Hughesville will go back to running an offense that it featured throughout some of its best ...

Cutters win in shortened game

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A seven-run fourth inning helped Williamsport defeat Vermont in a six-inning, shortened game due to severe weather on Wednesday evening in Vermont. The game was officially called at 9:44 p.m. with two outs in the bottom of the sixth inning. Ethan Lindow allowed just two runs on five hits ...

Despite being small school, Bucktail did a lot in 2017

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Bucktail dressed 16 and 14 players, respectively, when it played at CMVT and Cowanesque Valley last year. Both times, the Bucks grew stronger as the game progressed, took over up front and recorded big wins that ignited a surprising playoff push. Welcome to Bucktail football. Bucktail is the ...

4-run ninth inning propels the Cutters

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A four-run ninth inning helped Williamsport defeat Vermont in the first of a three-game road series with the Lake Monsters, 9-6, on Tuesday evening. The Crosscutters’ offense was solid the entire game, accounting for 16 hits and nine RBIs. Ben Pelletier led the Crosscutters by going 3 for ...

Montoursville seniors lose at Eastern Regional

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A huge 10-run inning by New Jersey proved to be the difference as the Montoursville senior all-star team lost in the Eastern Regional, 15-8, in Thorofare, N.J., on Tuesday in the losers’ bracket final, coming up one game shy of getting to the championship game. New Jersey twice in the ...

South Williamsport wins minor division state championship

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The South Williamsport minor softball team won the state championship in a 1-0 thriller over Back Mountain on Monday. It’s the first Little League state championship for South Williamsport Little League since 1993. Despite two stoppages because of rain, Alizabeth Schuler set the tempo ...

Montour seniors fall in winners’ bracket final

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Despite outhitting Delaware, the Montoursville senior all-stars fell to the consolation bracket of the East Regional with a 4-2 loss Monday. Tied 1-1 after seven innings, Delaware scored three runs in the top of the eighth inning. Montoursville managed just one in the bottom half. Dylan Bower ...