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CM tops Mifflinburg softball in close contest

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MILL HALL — Senior day is always a special occasion for student-athletes and their families. Central Mountain seniors Alyssa Fisher, Riley Houser, Jessalyn Myers, Maggie Saar and Alexis Strouse were all honored Thursday afternoon prior to Central Mountain’s game against ...

Local roundup: Shuler, Norris take 2nd for WAHS in doubles

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From staff reports Williamsport’s Kyle Shuler and Alex Morris finished second at the District 4-6 Class AAA boys doubles tournament. The Millionaires’ duo beat State College in the quarterfinals and Hollidaysburg in the semifinals earlier in the week to advance to the finals. ...

Bucktail pummels Phoenix by 18 runs in just 4 innings in softball

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After a 10-0 loss at Montgomery on Tuesday dropped Bucktail to 8-4, the Bucks wasted no time getting back into the win column when they knocked off Sugar Valley, 21-3. Bucktail’s final stretch of the season is all about getting healthy and not only qualifying for playoffs but hoping to not ...

Local roundup: District 4 team tennis tourney bracket released

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The District 4 boys team tennis tournament bracket was released Wednesday. Galeton plays at Milton in a preliminary match today at 3 p.m. Wellsboro will host the winner of that match Tuesday at 3 p.m. The other quarterfinal matchups Tuesday are Central Columbia at Lewisburg (3 p.m.), Towanda ...

Area track and field bests through May 4

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Based on results reported to the Sun-Gazette. Only one time per athlete or relay team will be used for each event. Must win in dual meet or place Top 8 of an invitational to qualify. BOYS 3,200 relay: 1. Lewisburg (Calvin Bailey, Thomas Hess, Gianluca Perrone, James Koconis), 8:02.13; 2. ...

Local roundup: Idris Ali wins 4 events for Sock track

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Idris Ali was a four-time individual winner to help Loyalsock squeak past Hughesville in high school boys track and field, 72-69. Ali had wins in the 100 (11.52), the long jump (19-9), the triple jump (40-1) and the high jump (5-4). Jamaire Harden won both hurdles events and Williamsport ...

LHU reinstating men’s indoor track and field

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Lock Haven University announced the reinstatement of the men’s varsity indoor track and field program for the 2021-22 academic year. It will compete at the NCAA Division 2 level and within the PSAC. “It is with great pride that I officially welcome back the men’s indoor track and field ...

Williamsport boys tennis defeats Central Mountain

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Not many teams have been able to beat Williamsport this season, and while Central Mountain gave Williamsport a tough match, the Millionaires escaped the Central PA Tennis Center with yet another win, beating the Wildcats, 3-2. Williamsport’s Alex Norris defeated Central Mountain’s ...

Rankey, Schurer combine on no-no for Loyalsock baseball

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HUGHESVILLE — His teammates broke a cardinal rule and started discussing the no-hitter Josh Rankey was throwing. Rankey ignored them and others admonished those rule-breakers. Rankey also ignored the intermittent rain, a powerful lineup and any other distraction thrown his way. Everything ...

Local roundup: Claire Alexander tosses no-hitter for SW

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South Williamsport’s Claire Alexander tossed a five-inning no-hitter, retiring the final 12 batters she faced as the Mounties defeated Sayre, 16-2, in high school softball. Alexander struck out six Sayre hitters and walked just three in her no-hitter. Rachel Stahl drove in a pair of runs for ...

Rain delays Central Mountain’s softball game against Shamokin

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MILL HALL — Rain shortened Monday’s game and resulted in stoppage as Central Mountain held a 12-2 lead after three innings against Shamokin in softball. After 2 2/3 innings, the game officials determined the game to be postponed as rain started to pick up. The Wildcats will try to hold ...

Marks wins exciting race at BAPS Motor Speedway

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BAPS Motor Speedway on Sunday night had one of the best races witnessed this year, possibly ever. The track was racy with lots of passing and lead-swapping. It came down to the end when Brent Marks received a penalty for jumping on a restart, and the Myerstown driver clawed his way to the front ...