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Yoder scores lone goal in Black Panthers’ win

On the right side of the goal at the corner of the 18, Owen Yoder was at a tough angle. He didn’t have an opening and he really didn’t have a shot, but he fired away anyway. His coach thought he should’ve passed it, but Yoder had other ideas. The junior forward scored at 91:26 to lift ...

Southern Columbia stays undefeated

Over the last eight years, only one District 4 school has won more football games than South Williamsport. That school, of course, is perennial state power Southern Columbia, which has won a pair of state championships in that time span, and which came calling to Rodney K. Morgans Stadium on ...

Local roundup: South girls soccer stays perfect; clinches D4 berth

South Williamsport scored seven goals from seven players as the Mounties defeated Wellsboro, 7-2, in girls soccer. Elizabeth Manning, Jaela House, Olivia Casella, Lexie Yerger, Maddy Swarthout, Kayt Coppola and Bella Green all scored. Southern Columbia’s Morgan Marks scored the only ...

Muncy wins its own field hockey tournament

In girls field hockey, Muncy opened its home tournament on Saturday with a 3-1 win over Southern Huntingdon. Muncy freshman Hallie McClure scored with an assist from sophomore Lily Moyer in the first half and added another goal with an assist from Ariana Copeland and Mackenzie ...

Bucknell holds off late rally attempt

WORCESTER, Mass. — The Bucknell football team withstood a furious Holy Cross comeback to win its Patriot League opener, 19-16, on Saturday afternoon at Fitton Field. The Bison (1-4, 1-0 PL) built a 19-7 lead on a 36-yard touchdown rush by Jared Cooper and a 22-yard touchdown throw by Logan ...

Tonight will show how much the Nittany Lions ‘grew up’

STATE COLLEGE — Since Penn State joined the Big Ten, much has been made about the Nittany Lions lacking a true annual rival. As they call themselves, “Unrivaled.” And while we can split hairs, and have, over whether games with Pitt — PSU’s oldest rival —should be added at ...

Montoursville easily handles Milton in rout

MONTOURSVILLE — Hunter Shearer looked up to find Dylan Moll left alone behind the left side of the defense and floated a 21-yard pass with little effort so Moll could catch it in stride and walk into the end zone. It marked the second time Shearer and Moll connected and Shearer’s last pass ...

Canton wins battle of unbeatens Friday

CANTON — Mud covered their uniforms, hands and faces as Canton players stood along the sideline following Friday’s football game. The team’s fans never felt those athletes looked so good as they stood and saluted them. This was an old-school look, an old-school performance. This is what ...

14-point swing shifts momentum for Seals

A lonely yellow flag rested on the vibrant new turf of Loyalsock’s Kenneth M. Robbins Stadium. The Lancers continued to celebrate. There was no way it was against them. Jaiden Cioffi had just fought through contact from a Selinsgrove defensive back to haul in a critical touchdown pass in ...

CM’s offense stalls in road loss at Shikellamy

SUNBURY — Central Mountain’s offense was invisible from the opening kickoff to the final whistle And for the fifth consecutive week, they threw up a dud and were limited to under seven points. Ultimately, the offensive line was bullied en route to a 13-3 defeat to the winless Shikellamy ...

Defenders limit Spartans’ offense

Warrior Run scored on their last drive in the first half and on their first drive of the second half. The two Defender drives were led by two different quarterbacks, who play the game in very different ways. Warrior Run quarterback Remington Corderman finished the game with 125 passing yards ...

Local roundup: Lewisburg’s Moyers has 4 TDs

Bloomsburg scored in the second quarter to trail by just five points, but Lewisburg scored 23 unanswered points the remainder of the way en route to a 35-7 win against Bloomsburg on Friday night. Max Moyers proved why he’s a solid running back, rushing for a team-high 192 yards on 26 ...

Sipps can’t tear himself away from game

Bodies peeled off one another in the center of the field as a play ended last week at FDU-Florham. From the scrum, Lycoming offensive lineman Dan Sipps came running toward the Warriors’ sideline clutching his right arm. A primitive grunt arose from the senior as he approached the sideline ...

No. 4 Ohio State, No. 9 PSU could light up Happy Valley

When Ohio State plays at Penn State, Happy Valley glows. For the third straight meeting between the Buckeyes and Nittany Lions at Beaver Stadium, the game will be played at night and Penn State is going into whiteout mode — 107,000 fans, pretty much all of them dressed in white, waving ...

5 keys to the game for Penn State

Five things to look for as No. 9 Penn State hosts No. 4 Ohio State in the game of the year in the Big Ten. No. 1: Stop the run Yes, Ohio State has a good passing quarterback in Dwayne Haskins, who possibly could pick apart Penn State's defense. But consider: What's more likely: The ...

Europe sweeps afternoon to build 5-3 lead at Ryder Cup

SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France — Three matches in the books, three red points on the board, and Tiger Woods was still on the golf course. This was exactly the start the Americans wanted in the Ryder Cup. And then Europe finished even better. Four hours later, the cheers at Le Golf ...

Local roundup: Lewisburg girls tennis falls to Bloomsburg

Lewisburg’s Becca Brown and Bekah Vance won at No. 2 doubles, 6-1, 7-5, but that would be the Green Dragons’ only victory in a 4-1 loss to Bloomsburg in girls tennis on Friday afternoon. Wellsboro’s Kristen Bair defeated St. John Neumann’s MayLyn Ettinger, 6-1, 6-0, as ...

Lewisburg sophomore leading shorthanded offense

LEWISBURG — With last year’s leading goal-scorer in Ben Liscum out for the season and an offense struggling to find the back of the net consistently, Lewisburg needed a boost. A Green Dragon offense that averaged four goals per game last year is down to 2.4 this season, but give James ...

Wescott’s block holds Hughesville scoreless in Lancer win

HUGHESVILLE — It wasn’t exactly sheets of rain falling, but a steady stream of it fell as Hughesville welcomed in Loyalsock for a night match under the lights. Both teams entered with records well above .500 and treated area fans to an outstanding game despite the less than ideal ...

Local roundup: Milton, Muncy boys tie; Williamsport girls top Milton

Milton and Muncy tied, 1-1, in boys soccer. Owen Yoder scored in the 35th minute. Muncy got the equalizer in the 63rd minute when Todd Modispaw’s shot attempt was deflected and found the back of the net. Pavel McMonigle had 13 saves in goal. • In girls soccer, Katie Penman recorded two ...