Golf tip of the week: One of the biggest myths in golf

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One of the biggest myths in golf is keeping the right elbow tight against the side on the backswing. Keeping the right elbow against the side will restrict the swing, cause a shank and flatten the swing arc. To get the proper feel and arm position, take the club back with the right hand as if ...

South Williamsport’s Neidig to play soccer at Pitt-Johnstown

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Scoring 20 goals in a season probably wasn’t the first thing South Williamsport’s Haley Neidig thought of when wrapping up preseason soccer workouts last fall. The senior had scored 22 goals over her previous three seasons. But before the season began in September, Neidig’s best ...

Local products part of Mansfield softball recruiting class

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MANSFIELD — After finishing the season-shortened 2020 season with four consecutive victories, the Mansfield University softball team has rounded out Team 41 with seven newcomers, 29th -year head coach Edith Gallagher announced. “We’re extremely excited about all aspects of our 2021 ...

ESPN showing 4 classic Little League World Series games

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ESPN is celebrating the Little League Baseball World Series with a nine-hour marathon highlighting several of the best games from Williamsport in the last decade. The marathon will include encore presentations of four games, spanning from 3 p.m. to midnight on ESPN2 and the ESPN App. The ...

Canton gives out athletics awards

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Last week, Canton High School held its annual athletics awards ceremony virtually to recognize its student-athletes. In total, seven awards were given out. The Ed Larcom Memorial Award was given to Taylor Gilbert (female recipient) and Zachary Rentzel (male recipient). It is given ...

Golf tip of the week: The baseball-style grip gets a bad rap

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Some golfers have the opinion that the baseball-style grip is unorthodox or not in style. For many years I had recommended against the baseball grip, but as I got older, I found the baseball grip to be very beneficial for one-fourth of my students, including myself. If you have arthritis or ...