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Ewing becomes Shore’s all-time scoring leader

JERSEY SHORE — Jersey Shore has featured a boys basketball team for more than 100 years. And no one has ever scored more points than Nate Ewing. A player who never dreamed he would some day stand alone atop the program’s scoring list reached the summit Monday night against Milton, ...

Bryant shut down in his 1993 trip to the Magic Dome

Preparing to meet a childhood idol in August, Darrick Rizzo was devastated to see the reports of Kobe Bryant’s death Sunday. Rizzo, now a professional videographer, had plans to visit the Mamba Academy to challenge Bryant to a game of one-on-one this summer, something Rizzo did 27 years ago ...

HAC-III has been a grind

Go ahead and try finding a tougher league throughout central Pennsylvania than the Heartland Conference’s Division III. Chances are you will not. There are outstanding leagues throughout the state, but few feature the depth from top to bottom the HAC-III does. Think about it: All six teams ...

ROUNDUP: Fry sets Montgomery blocks record

Riley Fry broke the Montgomery career record for blocks and went over 500 career rebounds as she helped the Red Raiders post a 58-35 win over North Penn-Liberty in girls basketball. Fry finished with 14 points, 12 rebounds and four blocks. Nita Imeri scored a career-high 21 points and added ...

Shore’s Shipman, Milton’s Snyder among D4 HOF inductees

Jersey Shore’s Ben Shipman and Milton’s Tom Snyder are among the nine people who will be inducted into this year’s District 4 Wrestling Hall of Fame, the District 4 Wrestling Coaches Association announced recently. Shipman will be one of three people honored Saturday at Milton before ...

Lancers erase deficit to beat Williamsport

Idris Ali shied away from the big stage last year. Saturday night in front of an overflowing, raucous crowd at Lycoming’s Lamade Gymnasium, Ali owned that large stage. His team desperately needing a lift, Ali put Loyalsock on his back and willed it toward a thrilling game in the latest ...

Schedule doesn’t get easier as Lyco suffers another injury

The Lycoming women’s basketball team was already down a solid player in Kayla Kline, which forced the Warriors to change their strategy a little bit entering Saturday’s game against a Top 25 team in Widener in a key MAC Commonwealth game. After all, when your top scoring and rebounding ...

Knights’ David Hill records 1,000th point

It felt more like a community celebration than a basketball game at times Saturday afternoon. St. John Neumann junior David Hill was pursuing 1,000 career points and it was obvious from the opening jump ball until more than 20 minutes after the game how much teammates, family and friends ...

Dragons trending in right direction

Lewisburg started slow but produced a strong finish a year ago. The Green Dragons looked like they might try taking a similar route earlier this season, but their playoff push has come sooner this time. That leaves room to grow these next few weeks. And that makes Lewisburg particularly ...

Lewisburg qualifies for District 4 Duals

HUGHESVILLE — Lewisburg’s Jace Gessner knew exactly the position he was in. Don’t get pinned. Don’t get beat by technical fall. Do that against Hughesville on Saturday night and the Green Dragons secure their spot in the District 4 Duals. That didn’t seem to be good enough for the ...

Local roundup: Penn College snaps 5-game skid with win over Wilson

Penn College snapped a five-game losing skid with a, 70-55, win over Wilson College in a women’s basketball game on Sunday. Cassi Kuhns and Ja’Quela Dyer both recorded doubel-doubles as Kuhns finished with a 17-point, 12-rebound performance and Dyer had a 10-point, 15-rebound day. Madison ...

Warriors prevent Widener rally in men’s basketball

Lycoming didn’t waste much time putting up points against Widener. In just a 3-minute span, the Warriors built up a 10-point lead and led by 21 with 7 minutes, 24 seconds to play in the first half. It looked like a rout was in the works. But much like an irritating cough, Widener just ...

Lyco falls to Pride at home

Kelly Vuz grabbed the rebound and quickly put up a shot to score on a putback and cut the deficit for Lycoming to just three points with 3 minutes, 52 seconds to play in the third quarter. It was a play that gave the Warriors a little confidence and boost. But Widener countered with a run, ...

Local roundup: Sullivan County downs Benton

Jalen Thomas scored 17 points to go along with nine steals and five rebounds as Sullivan County defeated Benton, 64-31 in boys basketball. Justin Metzger added 13 points and five rebounds and Alex Schweitzer had four points, five rebounds, four assists and four steals. Wyalusing held off ...

College roundup: Second half sputter dooms Mansfield

After a tied game at halftime, Millersville outscored Mansfield, 51-24, in the second half, fueled by Ryan Davis’ 20 points as Mansfield fell, 84-57. Christian Simmons paced the Mounties in scoring with 13 points and 11 rebounds off the bench. Garrett Cook splashed a pair of 3-pointers on his ...

No. 19 Army West Point beats LHU

LOCK HAVEN — The stage was set at Thomas Field House for the Armed Forces Appreciation Night meeting between Lock Haven and Army West Point. After the 10 bouts were contested, the Cadets prevailed, 26-9, before a packed house at Lock Haven. Lock Haven broke out on top 9-0 with wins in ...

Shippensburg beats LHU on the road

LOCK HAVEN — When the Lock Haven men’s basketball team rolled out the red carpet Saturday at Thomas Field House, on paper, it looked like a mismatch of sorts against Shippensburg. As the game progressed, the mismatch became a reality as the Red Raiders had their way with the Bald Eagles, ...

Lock Haven falls to 10-8 after loss to Red Raiders

LOCK HAVEN — On paper, it looked like a tough task for the Lock Haven women’s basketball team Saturday when the Bald Eagles welcomed Shippensburg to the Thomas Field House. It proved to be just that for the Bald Eagles as Shippensburg prevailed, 71-60, in a fast-paced game. “We fell ...

Golf tip of the week: Applying inverse law to cure a slice

Many golfers aim left to correct a slice, but aiming to the left is what causes a slice. By applying the inverse law, a golfer can curve the ball left to right or right to left. The shoulder plane is the key. If the shoulders aim left of the intended target-line, the ball will fade or slice. ...

Keglers Korner: Jan, 27

Last week on the sport shot in the Three Man Major League, Dave Miller needed a 270 his last game to post an 800 series but came up 4 pins short for a 796, the high male series for the week. Brad Tucker shot a 299 game in the Monday Night Classic League to carry off the men’s high game ...