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Bigelow scores 14 as Muncy girls top Montgomery

Aleaha Bigelow is Muncy’s lone senior, so senior night was really her night Saturday. And Bigelow made sure her night was one to remember. Bigelow made a game-clinching steal and layup in the final seconds, helping Muncy hold off a furious Montgomery comeback and win, 36-31. Bigelow had ...

Bucknell men fall on the road by 13 points

BALTIMORE — Bucknell cut a 13-point deficit to one with five minutes to play, but Loyola scored its final 15 points from the foul line in a game-ending 20-8 run and prevailed 78-65 at Reitz Arena on Saturday evening. Avi Toomer led the Bison (9-16, 5-7 Patriot League) with 15 points, and ...

Mack, Johnson, O’Brien lead Bison

LEWISBURG  — Bucknell held Loyola to single digits in each of the first two quarters and built up a lead it didn’t relinquish en route to a 66-42 win in Patriot League action at Sojka Pavilion on Saturday afternoon. Only one Loyola player scored in double figures as Stephanie Karcz ...

Stevens leads 22nd-ranked Nittany Lions to victory

STATE COLLEGE — Lamar Stevens was celebrated as an elite scorer and a published author on Saturday. Penn State’s do-it-all forward, who wrote a children’s book that was distributed to fans before No. 22 Penn State’s game against Minnesota, is well on his way to authoring another ...

High school roundup: McKee’s 30 lifts WR girls

Emily McKee scored a career-high 30 points to help propel Warrior Run over Towanda, 64-40, in girls basketball Saturday evening. Gracy Beachel chipped in 10 points for Warrior Run. Millville beat Sullivan County, 42-35, and prevented Jessica King from reaching 1,000 career points by ...

Warrior Run’s Rovenolt, Felix qualify for districts in swimming

Warrior Run competed at the Coaches Invitational on Saturday at Williamsport High School and junior Madison Rovenolt and sophomore Jayla Felix qualified for the District 4 Class AA Championships in the 100 breast. Felix and Rovenolt each won their individual heats while finishing sixth and ...

College roundup: Sock grad Sosa lifts PCT

In men’s basketball, Ben Sosa scored 35 points to lead Penn College to an 87-79 win over PSU-Berks. Sosa hit 14 of 19 shots from the field and also added 12 rebounds and five assists. Damon Kreider added 14 points for the Wildcats and Carson Garvis had nine points and eight ...

Golf tip of the week: Transfer your weight to the right heel

Many golfers have a problem transferring their weight to the right side on the backswing (or the left side for the left-handed golfer). Turning the left shoulder too vertical or under will restrict the shoulders from completing a full coil. Try turning the shoulders on a more level plane to ...

MAHS falls to Brookville; goes 2-2 at Hershey

HERSHEY — Isaac Cory looked toward the Montoursville bench with a look of disappointment on his face. He did everything he could for the Warriors in the final bout of their tournament at the PIAA Class AA Team Wrestling Championships. But a seven-point win just wasn’t enough. He returned ...

Millionaires lose to Gettysburg at PIAAs

HERSHEY— In the afterglow of Williamsport’s elimination from the PIAA Class AAA Team Wrestling Championships on Friday, coach Brian Nasdeo was left to run through the various ways the Millionaires’ 41-33 loss to Gettysburg could have changed. His wrestlers wondered the same thing. It was ...

South seniors help lift team

Some underclassmen struggled as they tried describing the impact their senior teammates have made. More than the words themselves, those tears and emotions they displayed might have offered the seniors the best tribute possible. South Williamsport honored seniors Julie Anthony, Sydney ...

Rider wins in final bout to beat LHU

LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven University wrestling nearly knocked off a Mid-American Conference foe Friday night, but came up just short as Rider defeated Lock Haven, 20-17, in a dual meet that came down to the final bout. “It was a tough match, you know,” Lock Haven coach Scott Moore ...

Cutters announce 2020 coaching staff

The Philadelphia Phillies announced that former Cutters catcher Milver Reyes will be the manager of the Williamsport Crosscutters for the 2020 season. Joining Reyes on the staff will be pitching coach Hector Berrios, hitting coach Joel McKeithan and coach Jonathan Prieto. Berrios begins his ...

Burrell’s maneuvering at 220 proves huge vs. Montoursville

HERSHEY — As Burrell coach Josh Shields looked at the potential matchups in the first round of the PIAA Team Wrestling Championships, he considered making only one move in his lineup. If he could move state-ranked Michael Scherer away from Montoursville’s Cameron Wood at 220 pounds, it ...

Millionaires lose in rout at team tourney

HERSHEY — Williamsport’s loss Thursday night to No. 2-ranked Bethlehem Catholic at the PIAA Class AAA Team Wrestling Championships needed some perspective, both positive and negative. Millionaires coach Brian Nasdeo couldn’t completely dismiss the results, which saw the Golden Hawks win ...

WAHS beats Wildcats in girls basketball

MILL HALL — Williamsport’s girls basketball team played spoiler to the Central Mountain senior night festivities as the Millionaires won, 50-38, Thursday at Central Mountain High School. The Wildcats made a late run to pull within four midway through the fourth quarter. “I ...

LHU defeats Edinboro in wrestling

LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven University Wrestling took care of Mid-American Conference opponent Edinboro Thursday night in a 25-13 dual meet victory. The Bald Eagles were powered by a pin from senior Jared Siegrist at 174 pounds, and first-period technical falls from redshirt-senior Kyle ...

Local roundup: McKee’s 23 helps WR girls beat MCA

Emily McKee scored an impressive 23 points and Jordan Hartman added 11 as Warrior Run defeated Mount Carmel on Thursday in girls basketball, 53-47. The Defenders (13-7) trailed the Red Tornadoes (16-5) by five entering after three quarters and outscored them by 11 in the fourth. Jamie ...

Shore beats CM and snaps 5-game losing skid

JERSEY SHORE — As Damian Williams walked by him, fellow Jersey Shore forward Trevor Gee quickly gave the tandem a nickname: The Dynamic Duo. Gee and Williams certainly looked like that Wednesday against rival Central Mountain. And Jersey Shore again looked like the team that started the ...

Lutz can be dangerous for Warriors

BOILING SPRINGS — Broc Lutz quickly got in the top position with a takedown Monday night. He forced an opening to where he could could lock up a power half and he cranked. The Montoursville junior needed just 1 minute, 35 seconds to put his mark on the Warriors’ preliminary round win over ...