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Local roundup: Williamsport defeats Jersey Shore in boys, girls swimming

Williamsport swept Jersey Shore in swimming as the girls won, 106-51, and the boys were victorious, 107-53. Ross Flerlage won twice for the Millionaires in the 50 free and 100 fly. Isabelle Griswold won in the 50 free, Amy Jarvis claimed a win by 20 seconds in the 500 free and Mallory Pardoe ...

Jersey Shore girls basketball loses to Bellefonte, 68-22

BELLEFONTE -- After playing the top team in the Mountain League tough days before, the Bellefonte girls basketball team welcomed Jersey Shore Wednesday night. The Raiders got off to a sizzling start and never took their foot off the throttle en route to a 68-22 victory. “I think definitely ...

Warrior Run wrestling falls in final postseason tune-up

TURBOTVILLE – Jeremy Betz paused and chose his words very carefully. The Warrior Run wrestling coach wanted to express his discontent with having to wrestle a meaningless dual Tuesday against Mount Carmel just four days before the postseason is set to begin. But he didn't want to express ...

Warrior Run girls hold off Hughesville in a close contest

TURBOTVILLE—As Hughesville tried attempting a game-tying shot, Warrior Run players swarmed the Spartans, cut off passing lanes and denied quality looks. The Defenders had done that all night, so they certainly were not changing now. Warrior Run forced a difficult, off-balance NBA-range ...

Local roundup: Grant Bachman, Secoy Roberts propel South boys past Muncy

South Williamsport defeated Muncy in boys basketball Tuesday night, 50-37. Grant Bachman led the Mounties with 17 points and Secoy Roberts added 14. Evan Laudenslager grabbed a team-high 10 rebounds and dished out six assists. Bachman had nine boards and Roberts grabbed eight. Ross Eyer ...

Loyalsock boys defeat Montoursville thanks to Idris and Saraj Ali

As his brother Saraj hobbled off the court and excited the gym, Idris Ali clearly understood his role. The Loyalsock point guard is an excellent player who consistently fills the stat sheet. More important, especially Monday night, Ali is a leader. And when his team needed him most, Ali led ...

Jersey Shore boys defeat Central Mountain, 70-65

JERSEY SHORE – Jersey Shore collected its second consecutive win Monday night as the Bulldogs defeated Central Mountain, 70-65, behind a strong offensive showing. Bulldogs forward Damian Mcalister posted a game-high 19 points, as the junior connected on five 3s as Jersey Shore improved its ...

Local roundup: Montoursville wrestling wraps up HAC-II title

Montoursville’s wrestling team wrapped up the Heartland-II championship with a 58-3 win over Loyalsock. Cole Yonkin posted an 11-0 major decision win at 172 pounds and Josiah Schans had a fall at 152 for the Warriors. Branden Vincenzes earned Loyalsock’s lone win, a 9-4 decision at ...

Kiahna Jones helps lift Central Mountain girls past Jersey Shore

It was Kiahna Jones who stole the show in Central Mountain's 49-15 victory over Jersey Shore on Monday night. The sophomore sensation led the Wildcats with 13 points and recorded an astonishing 15 rebounds, along with five blocks. The more impressive statistic is that she registered more ...

Tom Brady wins Super Bowl No. 7 as Buccaneers defeat Chiefs

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tom Brady made his seventh Super Bowl title look familiar - despite moving south to a new team and conference during a pandemic. Brady threw two touchdown passes to old friend Rob Gronkowski and one to good pal Antonio Brown, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers routed Patrick ...

North Penn-Liberty boys defeat Athens

After an eight-day layoff, North Penn-Liberty coach Derek Litzelman did not know what to expect Saturday night when his undefeated Mounties took on District 4 Class AAAA playoff staple Athens. His team wasted no time letting him know. North Penn-Liberty came out of the gate with their trademark ...

Muncy girls defeat rival Montgomery thanks to closing game on a big run

MONTGOMERY—Four minutes into Friday's rivalry game, all five Muncy starters had scored. By quarter's end, the Indians had dominated all facets and built a 16-point lead. Muncy closed the game in similar fashion after Montgomery, closing on a big run. The Indians might have struggled in the ...

Hanief Clay helps power Neumann past Mount Carmel

All Hanief Clay could do was use his treadmill, watch film and wait. The St. John Neumann point guard was in a 10-day contact tracing quarantine and missed four games. It was a tough blow for a player who missed most of his freshman and sophomore years as well. Clay returned Thursday and ...

Local roundup: Strothers Leads Hughesville Girls to Quality Win

Olivia Strothers was a force inside and made a run at a triple-double as Hughesville controlled the paint and edged Mifflinburg, 32-31. Strother scored 10 points, grabbed 12 rebounds, blocked six shots and made three steals. Hughesville's strength inside earned it 28 trips to the foul line and ...

Shamokin uses key 11-0 run to defeat Jersey Shore in girls basketball

JERSEY SHORE – Shamokin used an 11-0 run to propel themselves to a 44-34 victory over Jersey Shore Friday night for their fifth win of the season. Shamokin coach Jordan Rickert said her team’s solid start to the game was key in earning the victory. Rickert said her team’s intensity made ...

Local roundup: Lewisburg girls defeat Midd-West

Lewisburg defeated Midd-West, 56-46, in girls basketball Friday night. Sophie Kilbride scored 16 points and Roz Noone added 13. The Green Dragons led by 9 after the first quarter and held off Midd-West. Williamson defeated North Penn-Liberty, 44-30. Lateisha Peterson scored 18 points and ...

Packer scores upset to help CM top Montoursville

Madison Packer sat on the gym floor, back resting against the cold painted wall of Montoursville's gym. She stared into the abyss, not really looking at anything as the rest of her Central Mountain teammates tried to carry the momentum she had given them with a crucial win at 113 pounds ...

Max Rymsza helps prople Muncy boys past Montgomery in boys basketball

MONTGOMERY—Max Rymsza made it look so easy sometimes. Montgomery made slowing the senior Muncy guard a top priority but it never could. Whether it was making no-look passes which produced layups, running the court like a deer, draining jumpers or playing swarming defense, Rymsza did it all ...