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Williamsport Crosscutters lose on road to State College 6-4

The State College Spikes scored twice in the bottom of the sixth inning to defeat the Williamsport Crosscutters, 6-4, at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park on Saturday night. Williamsport held a brief one-run lead after scoring three runs in the top of the third inning to go ahead, 4-1. State ...

Hepburn Lycoming confident at states

After Hepburn Lycoming defeated Williamsport Area Little League in the District 12 major baseball championship game at Volunteer Stadium, the players were asking their coaches what happens next. After all, this has all been new territory for Hepburn Lycoming. The league hadn’t won a ...

Hepburn Lycoming major baseball loses in first round of states

Hepburn Lycoming's major baseball suffered its first loss of the postseason after falling to Greencastle, 11-5, in the first round of the Pennsylvania state tournament. Greencastle jumped out to a huge lead in the top of the first inning by scoring seven unearned runs. Of Greencastle's 11 ...

Local players compete in Home Run Derby

Montgomery’s Briar Persing and Montoursville’s Noah Kirby both saw success by competing in the T-Mobile Little League Home Run Derby as they competed in the eastern regional final this past Sunday in Kansas City. The competition was at the Royals’ Kaufman Stadium. Ten regional finalists ...

Franklin pronounces Nittany Lions ‘hungry’

CHICAGO — Coming off the 2020 season in which the Nittany Lions lost their first five games for the first time in their history before winding up 4-5 has refocused the entire program. “We’re hungry,” James Franklin said Thursday at Big Ten media days at Lucas Oil Stadium. “I would ...

Golf tip of the week: Many golfers give up too soon

Perfectionists have a difficult time playing golf. Golf is one of those games that requires patience and a long-time commitment. Many golfers quit before they groove a proper swing, expecting to play well the first year and many give up. You must be mentally tough and willing to handle the ...