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Boys soccer best of 2010s: WAHS/Lewisburg 2018 match was excellent

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the second part of a five-part series revealing the best boys soccer games of the 2010s. The next installment of the best boys soccer games of the decade features a double-overtime thriller and two district championship games that were decided by just one goal. All ...

Decade’s best No. 9: Despite losing Johnson, SJN still won D4 title in 2015

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is part of a ‘Best of the Decade’ series looking back at the top 10 football, girls and boys basketball, softball and baseball teams, coaches, games and players of the last decade. St. John Neumann produced one of the program’s best seasons ever a year earlier. ...

Decade’s best No. 8: Lewisburg put together its best season in 2016

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is part of a ‘Best of the Decade’ series looking back at the top 10 football, girls and boys basketball, softball and baseball teams, coaches, games and players of the last decade. After it won the 2000 District 4 Class AA championship, Lewisburg needed 14 years to ...

MAHS grad Molesky adjusting to life after baseball

While working at home one day recently, Vince Molesky stood up from his chair and began to stretch. It was nothing too intense, just stretching out his body after a day of sitting. But it was enough to make the Montoursville graduate miss baseball. Molesky recently announced his retirement ...

Golf Tip: Find a key to start your takeaway

Some golfers stand over the ball too long before executing the backswing. The longer a golfer takes to start the takeaway, the tenser the muscles become. It’s as if they are scared to take the club back. You can see the arms and hands tense up. The best way to create a relaxed swing is ...

Girls soccer best of 2010s: Countdown concludes with 3 thrillers

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the fifth part of a five-part series revealing the best girls soccer games of the 2010s. And here we are. The final three games which are the decade’s best. The games on this list have been nothing shy of great soccer and exciting finishes. It should come as no ...

Girls soccer best of 2010s: Plenty of games were close to making Top 15 list

Squeezing the best games of the 2010s in girls soccer into a list of just 15 games was far from an easy task. Numerous area teams played some great thrillers over the past 10 seasons. So here’s the best of the rest, a look at a handful of area games that were just on the outside of being ...

Decade’s best No. 2: Montoursville girls made history in 2017

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is part of a ‘Best of the Decade’ series looking back at the top 10 football, girls and boys basketball, softball and baseball teams, coaches, games and players of the last decade. The state final banners hanging in its gym provided Montoursville both a reminder and ...

‘Little League Pep Talks’ meant to give inspiration to kids

With the coronavirus pandemic temporarily shutting down Little League programs everywhere, Little League International has launched a new campaign called #LLPepTalk as a way for its players, volunteers and fans to remain in a positive mood while the pandemic is going on. The #LLPepTalk ...

Financial questions fill college athletics

There are so many questions about the future of college football right now because of the coronavirus, and many of them boil down to one big thing: money. There not only are financial uncertainties for universities, conferences and TV networks, but also fans, many of whom already have spent a ...

Decade’s best No. 4: NP-Mansfield girls reached state quarters in 2015

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is part of a ‘Best of the Decade’ series looking back at the top 10 football, girls and boys basketball, softball and baseball teams, coaches, games and players of the last decade. Only area girls basketball team reached the state quarterfinals last decade. Only one ...

AD Sandy Barbour: All efforts will be made to play football

PSU athletic director Sandy Barbour doesn’t know exactly when the next college football season will begin, but she sounded confident there will indeed be a season, even if that means delaying it until next spring because of the coronavirus. “We’re going to do everything we possibly ...

BOTD No. 5: After bumpy start to year, Milton went on to win 2011 D4 title

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is part of a ‘Best of the Decade’ series looking back at the top 10 football, girls and boys basketball, softball and baseball teams, coaches, games and players of the last decade. A year after finishing 11-13, Milton started the 2011 season by losing four of its ...