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Bloomsburg at Loyalsock

Bloomsburg PPG—25.3, PPA—15.0; YPG—248.8, YPA—139.8 Bloomsburg facts: After losing 41-0 at three-time defending Class AA state champion Southern Columbia, the Panthers have come roaring back, pummeling Mount Carmel and Warrior Run by a 67-7 margin. Bloomsburg’s starting defense has ...

Local roundup: District 4 singles bracket set for Saturday

Returning state runner-up Olivia Dorner of South Williamsport earned the No. 1 seed for Saturday’s District 4 Class AA tennis singles tournament. Dorner, who is already a two-time district champion, is the top seed for the third time. Three-time district runner-up Katie Savidge of ...

Northwest at Muncy

Northwest PPG—28.3, PPA—10.7; YPG—356.5, YPA—224.5 Northwest facts: The defending Eastern Conference champions are built like Muncy, playing a physical brand of football and featuring a strong running game. Northwest is 48 seconds from being 4-0 after dropping a last-minute 21-14 ...

Bucktail at South Williamsport

Bucktail PPG—23.8, PPA—33.8; YPG—298.3, YPA—294.5 Bucktail facts: Coming off one of its best performances over the last five years, Bucktail is hoping to build some momentum for the final three weeks in which it has a chance to make a nice push. The Bucks overwhelmed CMVT in all areas ...

Williamsport at Wyoming Valley West

Williamsport PPG—32.5, PPA—9.8; YPG—316.3, YPA—216.3 Williamsport facts: The Millionaires are off to their best start since their district championship season of 2016 and are seeking their first 5-0 start since then. Williamsport is playing outstanding defense, has allowed just seven ...

Milton at Jersey Shore

Milton PPG—4.5, PPA—35.5; YPG—136.8, YPA—332.5 Milton facts: The Black Panthers are one of the area’s youngest teams and have lost 14 straight games. While that streak is likely to continue tonight, Milton is looking to build a foundation for future success. The Panthers played ...

Lewisburg at Montoursville

Lewisburg PPG—17.5, PPA—27.0; YPG—230.5, YPA—272.5 Lewisburg facts: Lewisburg earned its first win last week in dramatic fashion, scoring in the final minute to beat Midd-West, 35-28. The Green Dragons kept their flickering District 4 Class AAAA playoff hopes alive and showed some ...

Around the area: Week 5 football

Montgomery (1-3) at CMVT (0-3) After three hard-fought, but frustrating losses, Montgomery is hoping to unleash Saturday afternoon. It was at Wen Cerra Memorial Field four years ago when Montgomery started turning things around, reaching a District 4 Class A final a year later and becoming an ...

Sun-Gazette power rankings Week 5

1. Montoursville (4-0): Cole Ranck and CJ Signor have transitioned from fullback to the offensive line over the last two seasons. That whatever-it-takes mentality is a huge reason the Warriors so consistently are among the district’s best teams. 2. Jersey Shore (4-0): This program opened ...

ROUNDUP: Williamsport tennis edges Jersey Shore

Emma Campbell and Abby Robertson won a hard-fought No. 1 doubles match in straight sets, 6-4, 6-4 as Williamsport edged Jersey Shore, 3-2, in girls high school tennis on Wednesday. The Millionaires took two of three singles matches with Mary Hillman and Allyson McCann winning in ...

South’s dynamic duo leads offense

South Williamsport’s Hayden Swinehart finished last season among the area’s leading scorers. A glance at this year’s leaders shows Swinehart hasn’t missed a step. There’s just two players in the area with more than 15 goals this season: Swinehart and Wellsboro's Will Poirier. The ...

Local roundup: Montgomery defeats Muncy in girls tennis, 5-0

Shelby McRae and Sloan Wooster won a hard-fought doubles match, defeating Abrielle Grambling and Autumn Schmidt, 6-4, 6-4 while highlighting Montgomery’s 5-0 win against Muncy. Clara Ulrich, Jenna Waring and Sammy Ulrich won straight-set singles matches while Falin Reynolds and Brynn McRae ...

Montoursville blanks Central Mountain, 4-0, in girls soccer Tuesday night

MILL HALL- Four different players scored for Montoursville, as the Warriors blanked Central Mountain, 4-0, Wednesday. Montoursville controlled the pace of the match throughout the night, outshooting the Wildcats, 12-1. The loss marked Central Mountain's second loss in a row after earning its ...

Chris Masse on football: Williamsport’s defense has come up huge this season

When talking about great past Williamsport players, the conversation often focuses upon offensive contributions. And that is because, throughout the 2000s, this program often has been defined by explosive offenses. And yes, the Millionaires remain potent this season. But this team’s success ...

Kegler’s Korner: Rhoades bowls his 1st career 300 game

Congratulations to David Rhoades who bowled his first career 300 game last week in the Monday Night Classic League at Harvest Moon. Also rolling perfect games were Jim Horton in the Thursday Night Men’s League (ABC) and Beau Vincenzes in the Diane Fox Memorial League (Faxon). Shawn ...