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Goal before half helps propel South girls to a victory over Muncy

South Williamsport rarely gave the ball away to Muncy in the first half of Tuesday’s game. The Indians didn’t get many looks in the attacking third. But with less than two minutes to play until halftime, the Mounties were leading just 2-0 and South Williamsport was hoping to put in at ...

Wellsboro defeats Athens in boys soccer, 2-1

With less than two minutes remaining in a 1-1 match, having won a free kick 35 yards from goal, it would have been perfect time for Wellsboro standout midfielder Will Poirier to score a free kick goal. After all, he had scored multiple in his career, including one against Athens last year on ...

Central Mountain falls to Selinsgrove in boys soccer

MILL HALL — Central Mountain lost Tuesday afternoon to Selinsgrove, 7-0, to fall to 2-3 on the young season. The Wildcats could not replicate the magic they had this past Saturday in the team's double-overtime win against Montoursville, as Central Mountain was shutout at Malinak Stadium by ...

Local roundup: Williamsport boys, girls cross country both beat Hughesville

Williamsport swept the girls and boys cross country meets Tuesday with the girls defeating Hughesville, 15-50, and the boys winning, 24-33. Emily Hale took first in the girls race in a time of 22 minutes, 58 seconds with teammates Katie Brue, Ellie Fisher, Alexa Radulski and Anna Harstead ...

Local roundup: Hughesville’s Maria Duff earns a three-set win in girls tennis

Maria Duff won a scintillating three-set match at No. 3 singles, helping Hughesville earn a thrilling 3-2 victory over Danville in a girls tennis match that lasted nearly three hours. Duff won the first and third sets in tie-breakers, taking the third set 7-1. Loyalsock’s doubles team of ...

Montoursville defeats rival Loyalsock in girls soccer, 4-0

Sometimes in soccer a great set piece can make all the difference. Montoursville showcased that Saturday night at Loyalsock's Kenneth M. Robbins Stadium against the Lancers. Ten minutes into the game, Montoursville's Mackenzie Cohick lined up to take a direct kick from outside of the 18 and ...

Montoursville puts up 50 points in 55-3 win over Central Columbia

ALMEDIA—As the offensive linemen surged forward, Montoursville fullback CJ Signor spotted a blitzing linebacker. Signor sprinted ahead, delivered a punishing block and Rocco Pulizzi followed through the gaping hole, going 39 yards untouched while scoring the second-half’s first ...

Local roundup: Muncy wins own field hockey tournament Saturday

Muncy won its own field hockey tournament by defeating Benton, 2-0, in the championship game as Brooke Rishel and Hallie McClure scored. Muncy beat Southern Huntingdon, 3-0, in the opener as Bell HItesman, Hallie McClure and Markie Staib all recorded goals. Muncy's Lily Moyer (midfield), ...

Nate Brinker scores game-winner in 2 OT for CM boys against Montoursville

MILL HALL - Central Mountain sophomore Nate Brinker scored the game-winning goal in double overtime to give Central Mountain a 3-2 win over Montoursville on Saturday. The Wildcats earned their second win of the season thanks to Brinker's match-sealing goal in the second overtime period. The ...

Montgomery falls to Northwest, 21-10, in Week 2 of football

MONTGOMERY - It’s now how you start, but how you finish. Sometimes, that works in your favor, yet other times it doesn’t. Unfortunately for Montgomery, it was the latter on Friday. Despite 245 passing yards on 31-of-48 passing from Logan Almeida, Montgomery gave up a pair of second half ...

Football roundup: Muncy beats Bucktail in Week 2 action

Muncy built up a 35-point lead in the first half and held off Bucktail in the final two quarters en route to a 42-24 win. Bransey Eyer caught two touchdown passes of one yard in the first quarter and Ethan Gush punched in a touchdown in the final minute to put the Indians ahead, 21-0. Chase ...

Week 2 area football boxes

Williamsport 35, Wyoming Area 14 Williamsport 0 7 21 7 — 35 Wyoming Area 0 0 7 7 — 14 Second Quarter W— Cameron Sims 47 pass from Frankie Marrone (Elliott Wannop kick), 3:22 Third Quarter W— Nasir Hennigan 73 run (Wannop kick), 11:42 W— Nassir Jones 34 fumble return ...

Colton Yocum helps propel Hughesville to win over Warrior Run in Week 2

HUGHESVILLE – As Colton Yocum broke through to the second level, he veered slightly to his left and found nothing but grass in front of him. So many of the Hughesville senior’s runs Friday night were met quickly with contact with Warrior Run defenders. But not this one, not his longest ...

Local roundup: South girls defeat Montgomery

South Williamsport defeated Montgomery, 7-0, to hand the Red Raiders their first loss of the season in girls soccer. Eli Manning had three goals and Piper Minier had two goals. Abi Duck played outstanding in goal for the Red Raiders and recorded 17 saves. Benton cruised past Muncy, 8-0, and ...

Jersey Shore’s football team rolls past Shikellamy, 53-0

The Jersey Shore football team has lived up to its motto of “tradition never graduates” two games into the season. The reigning Class AAAA semifinalists dominated at Shikellamy in every facet of the game Friday en route to a 53-0 victory. The win improves Jersey Shore to 2-0. The ...