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Lock Haven’s Luke Werner places fifth at MAC Championships

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Lock Haven's Luke Werner placed fifth at 125 pounds to the lead the way for Lock Haven University wrestling team at the 2021 Mid-American Conference Championships. Werner, ranked 17th nationally and the tournament’s No. 4 seed, went 4-2 overall at the two-day tournament. He was the only ...

James Evans-McQuay helps Williamsport boys defeat Wyalusing

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The COVID-19 pandemic kept James Evans-McQuay from playing inside last summer. So, he took his game outside. The Williamsport senior played outside nearly every day. If there was a season, he would be ready. And if there was not a season, he would still be ready. Inside again this winter, ...

LHU wraps up competition at MAC Championships on Day 1

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TRENTON, N.J. — Luke Werner led the way for the Bald Eagles as the Lock Haven University wrestling team returned to competition and competed on Day 1 of the 2021 Mid-American Conference Championships. Ranked No. 17 nationally and the tournament’s No. 4 seed at 125 pounds, Werner went 2-1 ...

Golf tip of the week: Improve your putting stroke

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The putter should move on an arc, back and through the ball. The arc is created by rocking the shoulders. Golfers who putt poorly usually try to keep the putter low and level to the ground. This creates the ball to hop and not roll smoothly. The putter must strike the ball on its equator ...

Video: Sun-Gazette Sports Talk-First show!

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Sports Talk is a new weekly video series to keep the local sports fans up to date with what's going on and what's upcoming in the sports scene. “Doc” Chris Masse and Mitch Rupert from our sports department now bring you, Sports Talk!

Bucknell wrestling to have 10 at EIWAs

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Bucknell’s wrestling team heads to Manheim today for the EIWA Championships. The Bison will compete with American, Army West Point, Binghamton, Drexel, Hofstra, Lehigh, LIU, No. 17 Navy and Sacred Heart. Session 1 begins with the pigtail, quarterfinals and pigtail consolations at 10 a.m. The ...

LHU set to compete at the MAC Championships in college wrestling

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The Lock Haven University wrestling team is set to compete at the 2021 Mid-American Conference Championships on Friday and Saturday hosted by Rider University. It will be nearly a full calendar year since the Bald Eagles last competition in wrestling, which came at the 2020 MAC championships. ...

Bucktail defeats St. John Neumann in girls basketball

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Bucktail wins over St. John Neumann Regional Academy aren’t typical in any sport, but particularly in basketball the Golden Knights basically enter every game they play against the Bucks has the favorite to win. But, as they say, that’s why they play the game and last night the Bucks’ ...

Grant Bachman has helped South Williamsport boys succeed

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Grant Bachman sensed something good might happen, so he started playing basketball again. The South Williamsport junior was right, too. The Mounties are producing mighty well. And he’s a big reason why. Bachman took last year off so he could focus on baseball, but returned this season, ...

Central Mountain boys snap a seven-game losing skid

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For the past two weeks it has been a rough stretch of games for the Central Mountain boys basketball team. Prior to Tuesday’s game against Hollidaysburg, the Wildcats had dropped seven straight games. That includes three straight single-digit defeats. Tuesday’s 58-55 victory over the ...