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Individual bouts in short-handed dual were competitive

MONTGOMERY — Eric Gerber lived every wrestling coach’s worst fear in this bizarre wrestling season Thursday night at Montgomery. Nearly half his team is stuck in COVID quarantine, so the South Williamsport coach brought just six wrestlers to what should have been an intriguing Mid-Penn ...

Tough schedule is helping Williamsport swimmers get better

Take a quick glance at the schedule for Williamsport’s swimming team and you’ll see that it’s full of a lot of tough meets from start to finish. First, Williamsport had to compete against Hazleton, which features two returning state qualifiers in the boys competition. Then there was a ...

College roundup: PCT baseball, softball teams to receive new homes in 2022

Pennsylvania College of Technology will soon have a new home for its Wildcat baseball and softball teams, thanks to a partnership with the Williamsport/Lycoming Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber, through its subsidiary, Williamsport Ballpark Inc., is constructing a synthetic turf field complex ...

High school roundup: Warrior Run girls defeat Greenwood

Warrior Run defeated Greenwood, 54-18, in girls basketball. Jordan Hartman led the Defenders with 13 points and Sydney Hoffman added 11. Athens defeated Williamson, 62-23, as Kayleigh Miller (20 points) and Caydence Macik (21) combined for 41 points. Williamson was led by Lateisha Peterson's ...

Bucktail boys fall against Northumberland Christian

It’s one of the most common descriptions in sports: a young team. Still, that’s perfectly fitting for the Bucks' boys basketball team this year which is again led by coach Gene Bruno. One senior, two juniors and eight freshmen will be taking to the court all season and will be getting ...

Loyalsock girls defeat Williamsport as Patterson records a double-double

Mia Patterson can shoot, run the court well and skillfully handle the ball. But what helped her change the course of Wednesday's fiercely-contested game at Williamsport had nothing to do with those talents. This was all about hustle and determination. Patterson relentlessly attacked the ...

Central Mountain boys basketball suffers first loss of the season

A stellar defensive performance and knock-down shooting was the recipe for DuBois on Wednesday night as the Beavers gave Central Mountain its first loss of the season, 58-44. Jordan Sommers finished the night with a game-high 16 points for DuBois in its win. Nick Long's 10 points was a ...

Penn State wrestling is preparing for No. 24 Michigan State

STATE COLLEGE — Despite the sweeping changes the COVID-19 pandemic has forced on him and his wrestling team, Penn State coach Cael Sanderson remains grateful. “I think that’s just something that you have to take time for, and yet you have to discuss it and just recognize things,” ...

Local roundup: Saraj Ali, Idris Ali lift Loyalsock boys to win against Milton

Saraj Ali scored 15 points, Idris Ali added 14 and Loyalsock cruised past Milton in boys basketball Wednesday, 58-23. The Lancers led by 11 after the first quarter and took a 37-13 lead into the half. Eli Gair scored 10 for Loyalsock. Milton was led by Austin Gainer's 12 points, all of ...

Williamsport’s Jack Beattie sets pool, school record in diving competition

After his fifth dive, Williamsport’s Jack Beattie got out of the pool and smiled as he looked over at Lewisburg diver Caleb Leaman. As the scores were read over the loud speaker inside Williamsport’s pool, Beattie did a fist pump. That was the most excitement that Beattie exhibited to those ...

Central Mountain girls now 2-0 after victory over Lewisburg

After trailing 13-7 midway through the second quarter, Central Mountain went on to outscore Lewisburg by 24 the rest the way out to move to 2-0 on the season. Freshman guard Ava Renninger posted a game-high 21 points as Central Mountain defeated Lewisburg, 52-34, Tuesday night. Wildcats ...

Williamsport girls defeat Jersey Shore at the Magic Dome

As soon as Williamsport grabbed the rebound, it seemed like the ball was in its basket. It was rebound, sprint, pass and layup three times in the game's first six minutes. And just like that the Millionaires had a lead they would never relinquish. Just like that, a young team erased three ...

Wellsboro defeats Canton on the road by 8 in boys basketball

CANTON — After letting a 16-point fourth-quarter lead slip away in their opener against Athens on Friday night, Wellsboro knew things would have to be different going forward late in games. So, when Wellsboro’s 17-point third-quarter lead dwindled to five with 6 minutes left in the fourth ...

Kegler’s Korner: Zondory bowled her 1st career 700 series last week

Congratulations go out to Rebecka Zondory who bowled her first career 700 series last week. Her 704 series in the Inter-community League took female high honors, as did her 279 game. In that same league, DeWayne Harris had a 789 series to lead the men, and Brad Pepperman rolled his third 300 ...

Penn State’s James Franklin keeping eye on the QB position

The game of musical chairs within college football — coaches and players — never seems to stop these days, and that’s been true at Penn State. The Nittany Lions have added and subtracted personnel with the biggest change being the hiring of new offensive coordinator Mike Yurcich, who ...

Local roundup: Gorman will coach Lyco men’s lacrosse in 2021

A former assistant coach at Lycoming College, Brendan Gorman will return to the Warriors as the men's lacrosse program's seventh coach, Director of Athletic Mike Clark announced Monday. Gorman served as an assistant coach with the Warriors in 2005 under Mike Talerico in his second year of ...

Bucknell women top Lehigh at Sojka Pavilion on Sunday

Bucknell women’s basketball team remained undefeated at 6-0 after defeating Lehigh, 80-66, at Sojka Pavilion on Sunday afternoon. Taylor O’Brien and Abby Kapp both scored 18 for the Bison and Tessa Brugler had a 12-point, 14-rebound double-double. Penn State fell at home to No. 22 ...

Chris Masse on boys basketball: Muncy boys are displaying a lot of upside

Muncy enjoyed a normal basketball season a year ago, but the entire campaign was a learning experience as a young team featuring just one senior tried jelling. Nearly everything felt new. Nothing is normal this season, but Muncy now displays a bond that was lacking a year ago. Four starters ...