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For Goodwin, NBA hope springs eternal

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Archie Goodwin is about to set a record. It won’t be cause for celebration. Goodwin is a veteran of 165 NBA games, has scored 20 points on 10 different occasions, had a monthlong stretch with Phoenix two years ago where he started and averaged 16 points per game while ...

MLB roundup: Reds edge Cubs for their 5th consecutive win over Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) — Tyler Mahle tossed one-run ball into the seventh inning and the Cincinnati Reds edged the Cubs, 3-2, on Friday for their fifth straight victory over Chicago. Adam Duvall and Scooter Gennett drove in runs as the Reds won for the 14th time in 18 games and ended the Cubs’ ...

City fireworks ordinance may see change

City Council’s public safety committee on Tuesday heard from police who said they intend to work with council to create an ordinance next year because of the more lax laws regarding what kind of fireworks are hitting the streets. “We’re going to have to address this,” said Capt. Jody ...

MLB roundup: Bogaerts, Martinez, Nunez homer for Boston

WASHINGTON (AP) — Xander Bogaerts hit a three-run homer during a six-run fifth inning, J.D. Martinez and Eduardo Nunez also went deep, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Washington Nationals 11-4 on Tuesday. Martinez drove in four and leads the majors with 26 homers and 71 RBIs. Boston has won ...

Herrera’s solo shot lifts Phils

PHILADELPHIA — Odubel Herrera smiled when told he was being compared to Ichiro Suzuki and Vladimir Guerrero. He has potential to be known by his first name just like Ichiro and Vlad, too. Herrera hit a tiebreaking, solo homer in the seventh inning, Cesar Hernandez hit a two-run homer and ...

Local roundup: Williamsport major softball wins opener

In the opener of the District 12 major softball tournament, Williamsport scored nine runs in the bottom of the fourth and Kendall McAnelly threw a complete-game one-hitter as Williamsport topped Clinton, 10-0, in four innings on Monday. Alexandria Chilson (3 for 3, three RBIs, two runs) and ...

Flora E. Rothrock

A remembrance and celebration of the life of Flora E. Rothrock will be held at James Short Park (adjacent to the Loyalsock Pool on Northway Road) on June 23, 2018, from 2 to 5 p,m. Flora’s family invites all of her many friends and former students to join us to share memories and stories of ...

Book review: ‘The Wake’

Self-published in 2014 through a crowd-funding campaign, “The Wake,” by Paul Kingsnorth, is a daunting, but rewarding read. It’s written as a post-apocalyptic novel, but interestingly set in England during the first years of the Norman Conquest. Despite publishers turning it down, the ...

Future leaders graduate with thanks and commitment to community

Learning about opportunities in volunteerism and bettering oneself as a leader in the workplace have been major goals for the past year for Leadership Lycoming’s 2018 graduates. Those goals were repeated confidently by those graduates as they thanked their mentors for helping them better ...

Patricia L. O’Donnell

Patricia L. O’Donnell, 76, of 357 Long Run Road, Mill Hall, passed away Thursday, June 14, 2018, at Lock Haven Hospital. A full obituary will be published at a later date. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are under the direction of the ...

US Open returns to traditional course with a modern touch

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. — Such is the stature of century-old Shinnecock Hills that it seems everyone can’t wait for the U.S. Open. “Shinnecock looks epic,” Russell Knox said after he qualified. Phil Mickelson has been critical at times for how the USGA prepares a golf course for what it ...

Hunter-Reay races to 1st IndyCar win since 2015

DETROIT (AP) — Ryan Hunter-Reay won his first IndyCar race since 2015, prevailing at Belle Isle after teammate Alexander Rossi slid off the track at a turn with about seven laps to go. Rossi, the pole winner, was struggling to hold off Hunter-Reay before the mishap at a right turn on lap 64 ...

Area pools to open for Memorial Day

It’s official, summer is almost here, with Memorial Day weekend signaling the beginning of picnicking, swimming and all-around outdoor activities season. The weather gets warmer and people look for a place to cool off, either at their favorite spot along a local creek or at one of the local ...

Gunman blasted through door; lingered for 30 minutes

SANTA FE, Texas — The suspect in the Texas school shooting began his attack by firing a shotgun through an art classroom door, shattering a glass pane and sending panicked students to the entryway to block him from getting inside, witnesses said. Dmitrios Pagourtzis fired again through the ...

Pivetta strikes out 11 as Phillies win

BALTIMORE — Nick Pivetta overpowered the Baltimore Orioles with his fastball and curve, showing potential as a top-of-the-rotation starter. Pivetta tied a career-high with 11 strikeouts, Cesar Hernandez homered and Philadelphia beat the Orioles, 4-1, Wednesday in a wet interleague ...

Local roundup: South grad Jones ties PSU pole vault record

South Williamsport grad Katie Jones tied the Penn State school record height in the pole vault as she topped her personal best at the Robert C. Haugh Track and Field Complex for the 2018 Big Ten Outdoor Track and Field Championships. Jones, a freshman, cleared 13 feet, 6 1/4 inches, ...

Ovechkin’s late goal lifts Capitals

PITTSBURGH — Alex Ovechkin knocked his own rebound out of midair and by Matt Murray with 1:07 remaining to lift the Washington Capitals to a 4-3 victory on Tuesday night in Game 3 of their increasingly testy Eastern Conference semifinal series with Pittsburgh. Ovechkin gave the Capitals a ...

City native makes appearance in popular television series, Stallone film

David Whitman may be from small-town Pennsylvania, but he has a big message for aspiring actors. “Don’t feel you have to stay where you are and settle. Don’t feel that ‘I’m in Williamsport, so I can’t go anywhere or do anything.’ ” The Loyalsock Township/Montoursville native ...