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PCT’s Quarry earns Bronze at archery nationals

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DUBLIN, OH — Penn College freshman Trevor Quarry took bronze in the men's recurve at the USA Archery Outdoor National Championship on Sunday and helped in the Wildcats to a 26th-place finish, in perhaps the toughest field ever. “Trevor has been shooting strong all year. Coming in as a ...

Montoursville’s Pauling breaks from pack in 800 to claim gold

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The last thing Raya Pauling wanted to do was play a rousing round of bumper cars. As things were beginning to get a little hairy in the final stages of the Class AA 800 at the District 4 track and field championships on Saturday, the Montoursville freshman made an abrupt move to the outside of ...

Warrior Run’s Magyar wins 1st individual district gold

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Addison Magyar was fine with being a key contributor on a district and state medalist relay team. But at times, the medal stand was getting a little crowded with three other athletes crammed together on a small podium. And for once, the senior was finally alone at the bottom of the highest ...

Williamsport’s Lyon pulls away to earn 3,200 gold

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J. Henry Lyon could feel Doug Hallman breathing heavily down his neck. Lyon couldn’t seem to get away from the Shikellamy runner and his hopes of capturing a district title seemed to be fading faster than the sun on an overcast Saturday. Lyon received his second wind in the final 400 meters ...

Penman bests her PR to take 100 gold

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Katie Penman had no visions of grandeur about beating Selinsgrove’s Megan Hoffman in the 100 final at the District 4 track and field championships on Saturday. The Williamsport sophomore had resigned herself to battling to hit the state qualifying standard. Hoffman has held ownership papers ...

District 4 track and field results

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GIRLS CLASS AA * — denotes state qualifier # — denotes district meet record Team standings: 1, Loyalsock, 114; 2, Lewisburg, 68; 3, Athens, 60; 4, Warrior Run, 56; 5, Mount Carmel, 55; 6, Montoursville, 46; 7, Bloomsburg, 41; 8, Wyalusing, 38; 9, Williamson, 35; 10, Southern ...

Districts begin Monday in baseball and softball

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All that offseason and preseason work that at times might have seemed so tedious has paid off. Now all those who paid the price can reap the benefits, qualifying for the District 4 playoffs that open Monday for baseball and Tuesday for softball. Thirteen area softball teams will fight for ...

Golf tip of the week: Stop topping the ball

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Topping the ball is one of the most aggravating problems for beginner golfers. There are different causes for topping the ball. The head must be the center point of the swing. If the head moves back and forth, the spine angle moves back or forward of the ball, creating an egg-shape arc. It ...

Yoder wins limited late model at CCMS

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LOCK HAVEN — The sixth try was the charm. With a season scheduled to begin April 12, Clinton County Motor Speedway finally got a night of racing completed. Almost. The pro stock feature was lost to curfew and will be made up next week. Red flag stops were needed in the Smith ...

Gee comes up big for Lancers

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Those who do not know him or his story likely believe Derek Gee is completely healthy. That goes double when he makes circus catches and delivers RBI hits like he did Friday against visiting Jersey Shore. Gee hardly looks like an athlete who has played with a torn ACL since October. But that ...

Sock’s Martin knew Barone had talent

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Zac Martin knew what was coming a year before Nick Barone reached high school. Well, change that. The Loyalsock baseball coach knew Barone could make an immediate impact as a freshman, but could not have imagined that he would become so prolific. While others were busy playing games on ...

Stevens transfers to Mississippi State

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Tommy Stevens has found a new home, and it’s no surprise at all where the former Penn State quarterback is transferring. Stevens is heading to Mississippi State where he will reunite with former Nittany Lion offensive coordinator Joe Moorhead. Stevens entered the transfer portal last ...

Local roundup: Neumann’s Weller records 400th K

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In high school softball, St. John Neumann’s Anne Weller recorded her 400th strikeout against Sugar Valley as the Golden Knights swept a doubleheader, 15-0 and 16-1, both in four innings Friday. Maria Helminiak went 4 for 6 with four RBIs in the two games. Madi Waltman threw a ...

Mansfield’s Hillson retires after 33 seasons

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Harry Hillson, the program’s all-time wins leader, has announced his retirement as head coach of the Mansfield University baseball team after 33 seasons at the helm. Hillson amassed 892 wins since being named head coach of the program prior to the start of the 1987 season. He ranked 12th ...

7 individuals qualify for states on Day 1 of districts

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Kamryn Snyder spoke Thursday between sniffles, the result of a flu which left her less than 100 percent for the District 4 track and field championships. She gingerly climbed off the top step of the podium after receiving her gold medal for winning the girls Class AAA shot put. She’s been ...

Eisenhower shuts out Neumann in 1st varsity start

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MUNCY — Whatever the task, Leia Eisenhower always could block everything out while focusing on her given task. And that was when she was just a young child. Eisenhower has grown up now, but her tunnel vision remains a constant and was a valuable asset Thursday when the Muncy freshman ...

Central Mountain softball advances to D6 Class 5A final

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MILL HALL — Central Mountain’s slight 2-1 lead had coach Fred Caldwell uneasy. His team was in a competitive contest with two-win Hollidaysburg, but the coach knew the Golden Tigers’ record wasn't reflective of their attitude. “I’m always worried,” Caldwell said of the early ...