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Jones dominates as Millionaires run away from Nanticoke

NANTICOKE — Whether Williamsport Millionaires senior Nassir Jones was on offense or defense, he made sure to leave his mark. Not only did the 6-foot-2 tight end haul in five passes for 130 yards and a pair of scores, but Jones made his presence felt in the Nanticoke Trojans backfield, too. ...

Bulldogs rout Shamokin in Week 1 opener at Jersey Shore

After a banner 2019 season for Jersey Shore football, fans at home wondered what 2020 would bring on the gridiron. So far so good is the answer they got Friday night, as the Bulldogs trounced Shamokin 41-7 in a game that hit running clock territory by the opening minutes of the third ...

Football roundup: Lewisburg falls to Central Columbia, 28-7

Central Columbia defeated Lewisburg, 28-7, to open the season with a win. The Blue Jays built a 21-0 lead going into the half. Lewisburg had success on the ground, rushing for 170 yards as a team as Max Moyers led the way with 82 rushing yards and a touchdown. The Green Dragons’ lone ...

Week 1 football box scores

MUNCY 32, WARRIOR RUN 7 Muncy 13 7 6 6—32 Warrior Run 0 7 0 0—7 First Quarter M—Branson Eyer 17 run (Loudon Boring kick), 9:28 M—Chase Crawley 71 pass from Eyer (kick failed), 4:01 Second Quarter M—Paul Pepper 8 run (Boring kick), 3:28 W—Colin Pentycofe 2 pass from Nathan ...

Ty Nixon helps propel Muncy to win against Warrior Run in Week 1

TURBOTVILLE—Ty Nixon disliked rehab. But he hated being a spectator. The Muncy running back/cornerback missed half his freshman year with an injury before missing his entire sophomore year after suffering a torn ACL and meniscus. For a long time, it seemed like Nixon might not play as a ...

Montgomery handles Bucktail in Week 1 of football

It was a tough opening game of the season in every aspect for Bucktail on Friday night as Montgomery rolled in Farwell and seemingly had a three score lead before the Bucks even settled into the contest. Four first half turnovers, a pick-six and starting field positions that including setting ...

Central Mountain beats Shikellamy for first season opening win since 2012

The Central Mountain football team opened up the 2020 season with a 33-6 victory over Shikellamy on Friday. Aside from being the first game played on the brand new turf at Malinak Stadium, it was Central Mountain's first season-opening win since the 2012 season when the Wildcats defeated the ...