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Devine hits 1,000 in LHU’s victory

MANSFIELD — With her third 3-point shot of the game, Rileigh Devine surpassed 1,000 career points with six minutes to go in the second quarter. Devine finished with 17 points, knocking down five treys, and Marena Lonardi scored a team-high 26 points to led Lock Haven to a 69-50 win for a ...

Mansfield holds off Bald Eagles in OT

MANSFIELD — Converting 8 of 9 free throws and making the final four helped ice the game for Mansfield in an 88-84 overtime win against Lock Haven on Wednesday night at Decker Gymnasium. The Mounties and Bald Eagles played a tightly contested game to the end as both teams were just ...

Local roundup: Sherwood’s 12 lifts Hughesville boys

Blake Sherwood had a 12-point, 11-rebound double-double to help propel Hughesville past Southern Columbia, 44-37, in boys basketball Wednesday night. The Spartans trailed at the half, 29-21, but outscored the Tigers in the fourth quarter, 16-2, to rally. In that fourth quarter, ...

Umps named for 2020 World Series

Each year, the holiday season becomes just a bit more special for 90 dedicated Little League volunteers who receive their official notifications with their official umpire assignments for the Little League World Series tournaments. The selection process to become a World Series umpire is ...

Sullivan’s King records 1,000th rebound

MUNCY — The Sullivan County gym was under construction last summer, so Jessica King improvised. The playground became her work place and only weather could slow the Sullivan County senior. That is who King is. She is an exceptional basketball player, but she is a relentless worker, first. ...

Lancer boys remain perfect

Playing an undefeated team, everything has to go right. Everything did go right for Hughesville. The passing lanes were clear, the Spartans were patient in their shot selection spreading the ball around and not hurrying its offensive approach with seven players registering a basket in the first ...

Expectation for WAHS was to get to Hershey, and it did

Williamsport’s confidence has never wavered. Coach Brian Nasdeo hasn’t allowed it to. For every opportunity there was to talk about an injury which stole a starter from the Millionaires’ lineup, he could talk about someone stepping into the vacated spot and producing wins. And even as ...

Lycoming has ability to rally from any deficit

When posed a question about rallying from a 16-point deficit to win, Lycoming’s Morgan Mader had to just laugh. It isn’t the first time she and her teammates have done it. “I don’t know why we choose to make it interesting,” Mader said with a smile. Of course, she’s referring to ...

Wildcats defeat Jersey Shore on road

JERSEY SHORE — Central Mountain trailed by three at halftime, but rather than implement any adjustments, coach Scott Baker decided to emphasize the Wildcats’ freshly-designed scheme in recent days. Central Mountain’s base offense utilized four guards through the season’s entirety, but ...

Local roundup: Lewisburg girls beat Warrior Run by 23

In girls basketball, Lewisburg defeated Warrior Run, 52-29. Jamie Fedorjaka scored 17 for the Green Dragons and Sophie Kilbride, Roz Noone and Hope Drumm all scored 10. Emily McKee scored 11 for the Defenders. Kilbride added nine rebounds and three steals and Drumm had eight ...

Stevens, Jones help No. 22 PSU top MSU

DETROIT (AP) — Lamar Stevens had 24 points and Myreon Jones made a career-high six 3-pointers and scored 20 points, leading No. 22 Penn State to a 75-70 win over No. 16 Michigan State on Tuesday night. The Nittany Lions (17-5, 7-5 Big Ten) have won five straight games, making them ...

Loaded effort helps Warriors to 74-42 win over SJN

Jake Simms scored four quick points inside. Then Hunter Sheared drained two 3-pointers. Then Dillon Young, Austin Loe and Brandon Good took turns heating up. Then ... well, one gets the point. Every Montoursville player was a weapon Monday night against St. John Neumann. Every player made an ...

Balint’s pin propels Montoursville to win

BOILING SPRINGS – Thinking for a second, Emery Balint scanned the inside of the gym at Boiling Springs High School with his eyes. Reminiscing on the left-handed headlock the Montoursville junior hit for a shocking fall at 145 pounds Monday night, Balint came to a conclusion about his weapon ...

Burdett has not missed a step after car accident

Blood dripped from her head, her body was sore and she was fortunate to be alive. But something else was on Anna Burdett’s mind as the Loyalsock senior was placed in an ambulance following a car accident last Dec. 23. “Am I going to be able to play basketball?” Burdett asked her ...

Young Lycoming team is thriving

The Lycoming men’s basketball team isn’t exactly the most senior-laden team. Only one senior starts - Ryan Hollis - and the team has two solid freshmen starters and four more freshmen who come off the bench consistently While some teams may struggle with a lot of freshmen on the team, ...

Lancers remain only undefeated D4 team

Aiden Gair scored a game high 23 points and Idris Ali added 22 as Loyalsock beat Jersey Shore 80-49 to remain undefeated in boys basketball. All 10 players scored for the Lancers and Alec Carpenter added 11 for Jersey Shore. Bucktail fell to Meadowbrook, 67-55. Gabe Conway led the Bucks with ...

Watkins’ win at 106 pounds secures 3rd-place finish at D4 Duals

MILTON — The thoughts flowed through Jackson Watkins’ mind like water over Niagara Falls. Those thoughts turned to overwhelming nerves which left the Montoursville sophomore shaking as he prepared to wrestle a varsity match for the first time since the first day of the season. Warriors ...

Future’s bright for Canton

MILTON – Lyle Wesneski couldn’t help but look ahead after his Canton wrestling team was eliminated from the District 4 Class AA Duals on Saturday. But not just ahead to the individual postseason in a couple weeks. No, he was looking ahead to next year, and the year after, and so on. As ...

NP-Liberty win 1st league title since 1991

LIBERTY — As Colton Litzelman dribbled away the final 20 seconds, all the North Penn-Liberty fans rose and applauded. The Mountie players followed and when the buzzer sounded, streamers and confetti flowed through the air before decorating the court. As the floor turned red and black, North ...

Proposed HAC change isn’t good

South Williamsport is leaving the Pennsylvania Heartland Conference. That departure leaves 18 league members when the new scholastic school year starts next August. So the HAC figuring out its next move without South should have been an easy one. There already are three HAC divisions in each ...