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Local roundup: South Williamsport defeats Loyalsock in boys tennis, 4-1

South Williamsport defeated Loyalsock, 4-1, in boys tennis. The Lancers' Jett Pulizzi earned a 2-6, 6-2, 7-6 (5) win at No. 2 singles over Kade Sanford. Logan Ogden won at No. 1 singles, 3-6, 7-6 (5), 10-5 against Sean Jensen and Ross Flerlage won at No. 3 singles for the Mounties, 6-4, 6-1, ...

Bucknell football falls to Fordham, 31-17

Fordham defeated Bucknell, 31-17, in college football on Saturday afternoon in Lewisburg. The Bison jumped out to a 3-0 lead after Ethan Torres kicked a 39-yard field goal in the first quarter, but Fordham scored the next 10 points to take a lead. Bucknell tied the game when Coleman Bennett ...

Local roundup: South boys tennis tops Shikellamy

In boys tennis, South Williamsport defeated Shikellamy, 4-1. At No. 1 singles, Logan Odgen played a great match against CJ Doebler as the Mountie walked away with a 3-6, 7-6 (5), 10-8 victory. South’s Ross Flerlage won at No. 2 singles, 6-2, 6-0, against Shikellamy’s Micah Stahl. The ...

Hughesville’s Foust wins 1,600 showdown

HUGHESVILLE – Hunter Foust was in no hurry to run to the front of the pack. The Hughesville junior waited patiently in line for the first half of the 1,600-meter run Tuesday. After about 900 meters, Foust made his first of two moves. He pulled in front of the pack in one of the most ...

College roundup: Mansfield baseball falls to Kutztown

Senior Tyler Melko, a Cowanesque Valley grad, hit his fifth home run in the last four games to tie the nightcap at three, but Kutztown scored the game winner in the top of the sixth inning to complete the 7-2, 4-3 sweep in PSAC East action in college baseball. Through just 16 games, Melko has ...

Bucknell football clinches spot in Patriot League championship game

BETHLEHEM, Pa. – The Bucknell football team clinched its spot in the Patriot League championship game with a 6-0 shutout of rival Lehigh on Saturday at Goodman Stadium. The Bison (2-0, 2-0 PL South) only needed a pair of Ethan Torres field goals to down the Mountain Hawks (0-2, 0-1 PL ...

Local roundup: Mansfield baseball sweeps Kutztown in DH

Mansfield beat Kutztown in baseball, 18-14 and 12-7. In game one, Zach Spray went 3 for 4 with a home run, five RBIs and scored twice. Cowanesque Valley grad Tyler Melko hit a home run for the Mounties in both games. Zachary Shertzer had a huge game in the second contest by going 3 for 3 with ...

Williamsport softball starts strong, defeats State College

Williamsport had not played or practiced together since the previous Saturday. It had a ready-made excuse if things did not go well Saturday at Elm Park. The Millionaires never needed it. They made big plays, key pitches and delivered timely hits instead. Because the school was in remote ...

Local high school roundup: Canton baseball rallies for exciting win

Canton freshman Hudson Ward went 3 for 3 with two doubles and three RBIs as the Warriors erased a five-run fifth-inning deficit and defeated Wellsboro, 7-6. Canton scored three times in the fifth and sixth innings to take the lead and Joel Schoonover (2 for 4) threw 2 2/3 hitless innings to ...

Local roundup: Ross Eyer throws 1-hitter as Muncy blanks Millville

Ross Eyer took a no-hitter into the fifth inning and struck out nine as Muncy improved to 2-0 with a 10-0, five-inning win over Millville on Thursday. Max Rymsza doubled and drove in four runs for the Indians, and Noah Confer drove in three as Muncy broke open the game with seven runs in the ...

Bucktail cruises past Galeton in softball, 17-0

The defending District 4 and Mid-Penn champs wasted little time letting the rest of the league know that a two-year layoff only allowed the team to reload as Bucktail needed just three innings defeat Galeton, 17-0, in the Bucks season opener on Tuesday afternoon. Junior Emma Poorman threw ...

Local roundup: Jersey Shore sweeps Central Mountain in boys, girls track

Jersey Shore swept Central Mountain in both boys (107-43) and girls (78-71) track and field competition Tuesday afternoon. On the girls side, Jersey Shore’s Aubrey Sechrist won three individual events in the 1,600 (5:59.00), 400 (1:05.20) and 800 (2:39.10). Central Mountain’s Kiahna Jones ...

Local roundup: Montoursville defeats South Williamsport in boys tennis

Montoursville improved to 2-0 in boys tennis by defeating South Williamsport, 4-1. Jared Matlack won at No. 2 singles for the Warriors over Trent Morrison, 6-1, 6-0. Tyler Gilbert won at No. 3 singles over Kade Sanford, 6-4, 4-6 (10-4). South Williamsport's lone win came at No. 1 singles ...

Loyalsock wins PIAA Class AAA boys basketball championship

HERSHEY—They traveled all over the state, played so many tournaments and spent countless hours working together. And that was not just this year, but the past nine. The road included some twists, turns and bumps but it all led to Hershey's Giant Center. And that is where Loyalsock kicked ...

Williamsport takes 4th at state duals

MECHANICSBURG – Looking across the gym floor, Williamsport coach Brian Nasdeo pointed toward Waynesburg Central. The Raiders were on their way to their first PIAA Class AAA Team Wrestling championship. Nasdeo's Williamsport team had just finished fourth in the tournament, having lost in ...

Local roundup: Wellsboro tennis blanks CV

Wellsboro blanked Cowanesque Valley, 5-0. Joe Doty won at No. 3 singles, 6-0, 6-0, over Brett Meise. Will Poirier and Zach Singer won at Nos. 1 and 2 singles, respectively. Poirier won, 6-1, 6-1 and Singer won, 6-2, 6-0. In doubles competition, Wellsboro won at No. 2 doubles via forfeit. ...

Loyalsock boys aren’t intimidated by any opponent they face in playoffs

Loyalsock knew Executive Education featured an LSU recruit and an Ivy League recruit. It knew how good the Raptors were. The Lancers just did not care. They are pretty good themselves. They respect every opponent, but fear none. That is a valuable asset as Loyalsock (23-1) prepares to play ...