Sports

Pro career of Loyalsock’s Datres underway in Boise

Local Sports

BOISE, Idaho — To say it's been a busy last two months for Kyle Datres would be an understatement. The Loyalsock graduate had his spring semester come to end in mid-May, but that was just the beginning. In addition, Datres helped his North Carolina team reach the College World Series, then ...

Muckdogs sweep Cutters

Local Sports

Keudy Bocio drifted back to the wall until he could no longer drift anymore then watched the baseball disappear behind the left-center field wall. Ben Pelletier did something similar, gliding backward until the outfield wall prevented him from going any farther. Then he watched the baseball ...

Eastman to make Bowman Field debut Saturday

Local Sports

Colton Eastman didn’t think his innings total from the college season was that much. But when he joined the Williamsport Crosscutters, he was finding out how many innings other pitchers threw during the college season and realized his total was quite high. The 117 innings Eastman pitched ...

Local roundup: South minor softball in the state final

Local Sports

In the minor softball winners’ bracket final in Fleetville on Thursday night, South Williamsport advanced to Sunday’s state championship with a 3-0 win over Back Mountain. South Williamsport pitcher Alizabeth Schuler pitched another complete game shutout, as she struck out 11 and received ...

Qualifying sets field for the 89th Williamsport CC Invitational

Local Sports

The team of Andrew Hill and Bryant Dunn had the best qualifying score of 61 in the championship flight for the 89th Williamsport Country Club Invitational Tournament. The qualifying rounds were on Wednesday with 16 teams and 80 teams on Thursday. There was a playoff with three teams at 71 ...

Penn College to induct 3 into its Hall of Fame class

Local Sports

Penn College’s athletics department announced its 2018 Hall of Fame class which features Amber (Geckle) Dreese, Skylar Gingirch and South Williamsport grad Kiersten Steer. The inductees will enter the Hall of Fame on Friday, October 5. Steer was a two-sport athlete, playing both ...

7 MU players playing in baseball leagues

Local Sports

MANSFIELD — Seven members of the Mansfield University baseball team are improving their game in collegiate baseball leagues around the East Coast this summer. Pitcher Billy Gregory is putting in his summer work just north of the border with the Elmira Pioneers of the Perfect Game Collegiate ...

PSU’s Carr signs with Fiat Torino

Local Sports

STATE COLLEGE — Former Penn State Nittany Lion guard Tony Carr has signed a contract to play for Fiat Torino of the Lega Basket Serie A (LBA). Carr will be the fifth American to join the team for the 2018-19 season. The LBA regular season runs from October 2018 through May ...

West End offense struggles in extra inning loss

Local Sports

Left fielder Eli Sellinger fully extended his body and hit the ground hard, but secured a spectacular third-inning catch. Four innings later first baseman Caleb Reddy ran into the fence beyond the foul line, reached over and made an improbable inning-ending catch. The West End 15-year-old ...

Cutters drop another close one in extras

Local Sports

Trying to get a good jump to get to third base, Jesus Henriquez got an extra step or two toward third base as teammate Keudy Bocio squared around to bunt and the ball approached the plate. The ball didn’t hit Bocio’s bat in the bottom of the 10th inning Wednesday night at Bowman Field, ...

Truby enjoys time at home run derby

Local Sports

Chris Truby searched time and time again for the words to describe his experience pitching to Rhys Hoskins in Monday’s home run derby. He never could seem to find them Wednesday afternoon. All he could do was smile. “It was one of the coolest things I’ve ever gone through. It was ...

Montoursville falls in sectionals

Local Sports

SAYRE — Juniata County defeated Montoursville, 10-3 in the opening round of the section 3 junior baseball tournament, behind the strong pitching performance by Josh Bomberger. In the second inning, Montoursville struck first. Cameron Francis flied out, Marco Pulizzi reached on an error by ...

Local roundup: South minor softball advances in states

Local Sports

South Williamsport continued its run in the 8-10 state softball tournament as it topped St. Mary’s, 4-1 in Fleetsville on Wednesday evening. A day after throwing a perfect game, Alizabeth Schuler threw a complete-game three-hitter, while adding two hits at the plate. South Williamsport ...

Cutters drop series opener with Batavia in 10 innings

Local Sports

Seth Lancaster coiled his body like a spring, waiting for the moment to hurl himself into the air. His gloved left hand stretched for the baseball floating through the thick summer air. Had the Williamsport Crosscutters’ second baseman been an inch or two taller, he probably catches the ...

Hoskins became face of Phillies after derby

Local Sports

Prodigious bomb after prodigious bomb was launched off the bat of Rhys Hoskins on Monday night. The Phillies left fielder brought fans in Nationals Park to their feet and put baseball fans on notice. He was an afterthought when the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby began. He was a ...

Keystone advances to states

Local Sports

BEECH CREEK —Braylen Corter opened the game up with a home run and Keystone never really looked back as it cruised to a 12-0 win over Pottsville to claim the Section 3 major baseball championship at Beech Creek. Fireworks were set off as the team did a lap around the field with the Section ...

South’s Schuler pitches perfect game in state win

Local Sports

South Williamsport’s Alizabeth Schuler had a 12-strikeout perfect game to help lift South Williamsport to a 3-0 win over Northwest in the minor softball state tournament in Fleetville. Schuler led South’s offense by going 3 for 3 while Kendall Cardone was 3 for 3 with a double and ...

All-American Hope joins Mansfield field hockey coaching staff

Local Sports

MANSFIELD — Mansfield University field hockey coach Brittany Hansrote announced the addition of All-American Chardonnay Hope as an assistant on the Mountaineer coaching staff. Hope was a four-year standout in goal at Kutztown University, playing under Mansfield alum Marci (Lippert) ...

12 hits help the Cutters earn win

Local Sports

BROOKLYN — A 12-hit offensive performance by the Williamsport Crosscutters helped lift the team to a 4-2 win over the Brooklyn Cyclones on Monday afternoon to close out a three-game road series. Williamsport heads back to Bowman Field today for a three-game series wtih the Muckdogs ...