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Jordan Williams named men’s lacrosse coach at Penn College

Jordan Williams was named men’s lacrosse coach at Penn College, it was announced Monday. Williams is Penn College’s first full-time lacrosse coach and will lead the program in its inaugural NCAA Division III season in 2021. Williams spent the previous five seasons as an assistant coach at ...

Yoder wins over stellar field at Clinton County Speedway

MILL HALL — Twenty -nine limited-late models were in competition this past weekend at the Clinton County Speedway to kick off the Fourth of July weekend that also included a fireworks show. Andrew Yoder recorded his 14th career victory in the limited-late model feature event. Other winners ...

Hughesville student-athlete has negative COVID-19 test

On Thursday, Hughesville superintendent Michael Pawlik verified to the Williamsport Sun-Gazette that a student-athlete on the Hughesville football team had been in contact with someone who had tested positive for COVID-19. The parents of the student-athlete told the Sun-Gazette through Pawlik ...

Bucktail gets ready for season with offseason workouts

It was a welcome sight filled with hope and promise last week at Bucktail as the junior and senior high football teams hit the field for grass drills. Sure, there’s a cloud that covers the atmosphere filled with the unknown, wondering what the coronavirus will mean to the upcoming ...

Hughesville honors its 7 baseball seniors, retires No. 20

HUGHESVILLE — Every offseason workout, every weight-lifting session was conducted while focusing upon one goal. Hughesville had taken a big step forward in 2019 when it made a nine-win improvement, won 14 games, defeated Class AAAA state champion Selinsgrove late in the regular season and ...

Golf tip of the week: Grip the club softly for crisp shots

The one thing that upsets me as a golf instructor is seeing golfers hold the club with a death grip. Tension destroys a lot of swings that otherwise would be productive. Think how difficult it would be to throw a baseball with a tight grip. Believe it or not, if the hands and arms are ...

Local roundup: Lycoming announces incoming women’s cross country class

Lycoming announced its incoming women’s cross country class, which features Canton’s Madisyn Neal, Souderton’s Ali Clemens and Millville’s Allison Diehl. Neal finished 10th in the District 4 Class A championship as a senior and had two top-15 finishes at the district ...

Hughesville beats Warrior Run in baseball at Bodine Park, 15-7.

HUGHESVILLE-On a night Hugehsville honored its seven baseball graduates, both the recent past and future perfectly blended together. All seven graduates who missed their senior seasons last spring because of the COVID-19 pandemic reached base and several young players made big impacts as well ...

Penn State football reports no positive cases of coronavirus

While some college football teams have reported double-figure results of players testing positive for the coronavirus, it’s been so far, so good for Penn State. Athletic Director Sandy Barbour met the media via Zoom on Wednesday and said of the 102 student-athletes tested upon their return ...

Local roundup: 14U Bombers finish pool play 4-0

The Central Pennsylvania 14U Bombers finished pool play undefeated (4-0) and earned a spot in the double-elimination round at the USSSA World Series in Vierra, Florida. They won their two games, 4-0 and 9-3, finishing pool play by outscoring opponents by 18 runs. In the 4-0 victory, pitchers ...

Muncy’s Royce Eyer steps down to become Lycoming wrestling assistant coach

Royce Eyer wasn’t looking to move on from coaching wrestling at Muncy. But an opportunity came along which he said Wednesday he couldn’t pass up. Eyer accepted a job as a full-time assistant coach at Lycoming College and announced on Muncy wrestling’s Facebook page he will be resigning ...

Local roundup: 14U Central PA Bombers start 2-0 at USSSA World Series

The 14U Central Pennsylvania Bombers have started strong at the USSSA World Series in Florida, going 2-0. The Bombers won their first two games, 9-3 and 6-4. Abby Robertson and Kendall McAnelly combined to pitch well in the opener and Jocelyn Jean and Kimmy Shannon produced similar strong ...