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Local roundup: McKee helps WR girls win

Emily McKee scored 15 points to help lift Warrior Run to a 53-27 win against Midd-West in girls basketball Friday. Jordan Hartman scored 13 points and Sydney Hoffman added 11 for the Defenders. Canton defeated Sayre, 39-25. Aislyn Williams and Elle Binford both scored 10 points each ...

Cutters manager Borders has jersey retired

Pat Borders came to Williamsport in 2015 never having managed in professional baseball before. The former World Series MVP leaves Williamsport as the Crosscutters’ all-time leader in managerial wins. It was announced Wednesday night at the Cutters’ annual Hot Stove Banquet that Borders ...

McNulty quiets ‘overrated’ chants as Sock beats WAHS

Chanting overrated was not a good idea. Williamsport students chanted that word at Loyalsock captain Summer McNulty early Thursday at the Magic Dome. McNulty spent the final three quarters proving how wrong they were and after the second quarter they never chanted that word again. The annual ...

Indians beat Raiders

MONTGOMERY—Ariana Copeland has provided a young Muncy team a big boost this season. She often has done so by producing the valuable things that sometimes go unnoticed. But Wednesday at Montgomery, Copleland was impossible to miss. She was the one who could not miss throughout the second ...

Majcher sparks WR wrestling win

TURBOTVILLE – The shrug of Kaden Majcher’s shoulders said it all. His 14-takedown performance Thursday night for Warrior Run followed up a 10-takedown bout earlier in the week. “I mean, it’s working, so ...” said Majcher, Warrior Run’s junior 113-pounder. Touche, Kaden. ...

Lyco wins 2 OT thriller at home

There were plenty of moments Wednesday night where Lycoming could have backed down and just handed the game over. Lebanon Valley went on a quick 7-0 run to start the first overtime and things were looking pretty bleak for the Warriors. But the combination of Erica Lutz scoring inside, Akilah ...

CM wrestling rolls Bald Eagle Area, 44-15

WINGATE — Two perennial powers met Thursday night when Central Mountain visited Bald Eagle Area. Though the competition was tough throughout, the Wildcats made all the moves when it counted, taking care of the Eagles, 44-15. “We’ve been waiting for a full team performance even from the ...

Edmond lifts the Warriors off bench

Lycoming’s men’s basketball team shot just over 60% from the field in the opening half against Lebanon Valley. It also received points from multiple players off the bench, limited Lebanon Valley to less than 35% from the floor and capped a dominant first half to down the Dutchmen, 76-54, ...

Local roundup: Penn State women fall to Rutgers

STATE COLLEGE — Penn State put up a tough fight against Big Ten-leading Rutgers, but the Scarlet Knights went on a late run to defeat the Nittany Lions, 62-57, Thursday at the Bryce Jordan Center. Senior Siyeh Frazier led three Lady Lions in double figures with 14 points. Junior Kamaria ...

Bald Eagles defeat 12th-ranked WCU

LOCK HAVEN — Fresh from a road win over Shepherd last weekend, the Lock Haven University men’s basketball team returned home hoping that the momentum would carry over to Wednesday night in a PSAC-East battle with nationally ranked West Chester. Hoping for the win, LHU coach Nestor knew it ...

Bald Eagles fall at home to WCU in women’s basketball

LOCK HAVEN — After experiencing a hiccup that resulted in a loss to Shepherd the last time out, the Lock Haven University women’s basketball team returned to the friendly confines of the Thomas Field House to face West Chester on Wednesday night. Hoping for a better outcome at home ...

CM caps off comeback finish over Selinsgrove, 48-46

MILL HALL- Central Mountain's fourth-quarter magic in a 48-46 win against Selinsgrove may have been the spark it needed to turn its season around. Central Mountain entered the final stanza trailing just 35-31, but with a lineup decimated by three key injuries. Aidan Major has yet to return ...

Poor start hampers CM in loss at Danville

DANVILLE — Most coaches preach it’s not how you start but how you finish, but Central Mountain’s shaky beginning to the game severely limited their chances of winning on the road against Danville. The Wildcats were outscored by 16 in the first quarter and failed to eliminate the gap as ...

Local roundup: Neumann boys qualify for districts

St. John Neumann qualified for the District 4 playoffs with a 68-30 rout of CMVT in boys basketball Wednesday night. David Hill led the Golden Knights (11-2) with 19 points and Davion Hill added 13. Neumann led after one quarter, 29-6. Bucktail defeated Benton, 53-33. Gabe ...

Bison lose on a 3-pointer at the buzzer in D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Avi Toomer made two tie-breaking free throws with five seconds remaining in the game, but Connor Nelson answered with a long 3-pointer at the buzzer to give American a 61-60 victory over Bucknell on Wednesday night at Bender Arena. John Meeks recorded 14 points and seven ...

Crawley has match-winning fall at 120 for Indians

MUNCY — Jacob Blair jumped out of his seat on the bench and began clapping. As the Muncy senior took a few steps onto the mat, he pointed at sophomore teammate Chase Crawley who just picked up the match-winning fall in approval. Blair got Muncy’s run to knock off undefeated Line ...

Swartwood’s career at Lyco has both its highs and lows

Hadyn Swartwood’s success at Lycoming has never been about his talent. He knows that. His coach, Roger Crebs, knows that. And neither one is afraid to bring it up. Swartwood, a Jersey Shore graduate and senior 174-pounder for the Warriors, has, at times, been his own worst enemy on the ...

Transfer portal has impacted more than just football

STATE COLLEGE — For something that’s been in existence for only 15 months, the NCAA Transfer Portal has created more than its share of headlines. While most of the biggest news has been generated by Division 1 football players transferring, Division 1 wrestling, specifically Penn ...

Local roundup: McNulty, Patterson lift Sock

Summer McNulty scored 15 points and Mia Patterson added 12 in Loyalsock’s 48-37 win over Central Columbia in girls basketball to remain undefeated. Allyia Kennedy and Cassie Gee both scored 10 each for the Lancers (12-0). Canton defeated North Penn-Liberty, 52-32. Elle Binford scored ...

Schweitzer’s defense helps Sullivan rally to beat South Williamsport

Nobody ever really stopped South Williamsport point guard Ethan Laudenslager on Monday night. But Alex Schweitzer at least slowed him down. After Laudenslager ravaged visiting Sullivan County throughout the third quarter, Schweitzer guarded him in the fourth and made him earn his final ...