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Montoursville wins, 2-0, over Milton in foggy game

Lily Saul knew that she had a handful of Milton defenders around her. She didn’t have a lot of time to think in that moment, just try to quickly make a move and hope to keep possession. So from just outside of the 6-yard box, Saul quickly stopped and cut backwards, allowing her for a brief ...

Loyalsock’s Parlante has become dominant player

When senior two-way starting lineman Crae McCracken suffered a late-season injury three years ago, Loyalsock coaches worried. Then they watched freshman Malaki Parlante fill in and their hopes soared. Parlante was raw, but also a physical specimen. Time and work has only made Parlante better, ...

CM grad McCaleb having success at the Naval Academy

Sadie McCaleb has begun the journey of a lifetime. The Navy commissioned freshman soccer star out of Central Mountain High School is well on her way to not only an illustrious collegiate athletic career, but a professional military career. McCaleb — a captain of soccer, basketball, and ...

Late October means playoff time in D4

It’s late October, and while some associate that with Major League Baseball and the World Series, to me it means that soccer playoffs are here. The district tournaments begins this week and we have 18 area teams hoping to hoist the district trophy next week. So let’s jump in and see how ...

Lyco’s Wiser set for induction into Centre County Sports HOF

Lycoming College assistant coach Steve Wiser will be honored as part of the third induction class of the Centre County Sports Hall of Fame on Sunday at the Penn Stater in State College. Wiser grew up competing in Centre County before coming to Lycoming College as a student in 1970. Wiser ...

ROUNDUP: CV’s Outman tied for 7th at PIAA golf

Cowanesque Valley’s Austin Outman put himself in position to medal at the PIAA Golf Championships on Monday when he shot a 6-over par 77 to land in a tie for seventh place in the Class AA tournament at Heritage Hills in York. Outman is just five shots behind leaders Cam Colbert of Hickory ...

CV’s Outman finishes 2nd at PIAA golf

HERSHEY — Cowanesque Valley's Austin Outman shot a 70 Tuesday in the second round of the PIAA Class AA boys individual golf tournament to finish with a 147, three strokes behind Riverside's Skyler Fox, to finish in second. It’s the highest area finish since T.J. Howe of Elkland tied for ...

Clifford’s brother commits to PSU

Penn State landed a recruit with a familiar last name Sunday when three-star receiver Liam Clifford committed to the Nittany Lions. Clifford is the younger brother of PSU starting quarterback Sean Clifford. Liam Clifford is a 6-foot-1, 195-pound receiver from St. Xavier High School in ...

Warrior Run girls top Hughesville, 1-0, in OT

• Amber Axman found the back of the net and extended Warrior Run’s season as it defeated Hughesville, 1-0, in overtime in the first round of the Class AA District 4 playoffs. Warrior Run advances to play second-seeded Benton on Thursday night at 7 p.m. at Loyalsock. • First-half ...

4th-down TD drop secures PSU’s win

STATE COLLEGE — On fourth-and-goal from the 3-yard line, Michigan’s Shea Patterson tried to hit a receiver toward the front of the endzone, only to see his wide receiver drop the pass. It was Michigan’s last chance to attempt to tie the game. Penn State took over with 2:12 ...

Kegler’s Korner: Oct. 21

Steve Eckman II rolled an 827 series, including a 300 game in the Andy Tressler Memorial League (Harvest Moon) to lead all the men last week. Cody Daldo matched Eckman’s 300 game in the Monday Night Classic League (Harvest Moon). Amanda Heck bested all the women with a 731 series and a 259 ...

South’s Summerson, Peck advance to district doubles semis

South Williamsport’s duo of Lily Summerson and Lauren Peck represented the top doubles pair of the District 4 doubles tournament and they lived up to the pairing Saturday at Williamsport. They opened with a straight set win over Towanda’s No. 2 pairing. They then beat Montgomery’s ...

Rain cuts Warriors’ tennis season short

The Lycoming College men’s and women’s tennis team’s dual match with King’s College scheduled for Sunday, at Kirby Park in Wilkes-Barre was cancelled due to a forecast of rain during the day. Lycoming’s men’s team finished the fall season 3-3, as did the women’s team. The women ...

Hornets’ O-line paves way in victory

WELLSBORO — Locating Tyler Hancock following Saturday afternoon’s game was not difficult. The senior two-way starter was the one holding the large Wellsboro team flag. It sure felt appropriate. Offensive linemen often toil in anonymity, but Hancock and his fellow linemen were easy to ...

Lions still perfect, but still inconsistent

STATE COLLEGE — We’re all looking for reasons to feel great about Penn State, to believe that this undefeated squad that will be ranked at least No. 6 in the country this week legitimately is one of the best teams in the country and has a strong shot at the College Football Playoff. But ...

H.S. roundup: Hughesville’s Trevouledes has hat trick in Spartans’ win

In boys soccer, Hughesville blanked Sullivan County, 5-0, Saturday. Nick Trevouledes had four goals and Austin Lewis had a goal and assist for the Spartans (11-7). South Williamsport defeated Northeast Bradford, 7-1. Quaid Molino had three goals and an assist for the Mounties. • ...

College roundup: Bucknell field hockey earns PL berth

In women’s field hockey, Bucknell clinched a Patriot League tournament berth with a 6-1 win against Colgate. Kaelyn Long scored twice and had a pair of assists and Leah Fogelsanger added two goals. This is the 12th time in Jeremy Cook’s 12 seasons as coach that the Bison have ...

Golf tip of the week: What’s inside that expensive driver?

One might think if a golfer pays between $300 and $500 for a new driver, there would be something magical inside. There is not as much high-tech engineering as you might think, it’s much like an oversized thin iron-head with a fancy cover attached to the back. To make the ball go ...

Bald Eagles fall at home to Kutztown

LOCK HAVEN — Kyle Knight found Jalen Jackson for a 4-yard touchdown reception to cut the deficit to just one point, but Kutztown scored three consecutive touchdowns to pull away en route to a 35-12 win Saturday afternoon. Jackson’s TD catch made it a 7-6 game with 9:48 to play ...