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Walk-off grand slam brings end to fantastic South baseball season

By CHRIS MASSE cmasse@sungazette.com CAMP HILL—South Williamsport experienced nearly every negative emotion there is as Everett began its latest comeback. Disappointment, frustration, rage … put check marks next to all. When Karson Reffner hit a walk-off grand slam sadness was the ...

South Williamsport baseball has been a cohesive unit

As much as he liked seeing his team receive District 4 gold medals nine days ago, South Williamsport coach Casey Waller enjoyed seeing those same players enjoying a meal together at a local restaurant a few days earlier just as much. A baseball lifer, Waller knows that chemistry is a must ...

Area teams prepare for state quarterfinals

State Quarterfinal Preview Capsules Softball Class 6A Williamsport (16-6) vs. North Penn (24-1) at Wilkes, Noon Williamsport road to quarterfinals: In District 2, beat Delaware Valley, 6-4 and Hazleton, 8-2; in states, beat Haverford, 2-1 Williamsport lowdown: Fresh off their first ...

Crosscutters’ Cole Evans on sudden death, fan feedback, success

In the 24 hours following the first ever sudden death tiebreaker in MLB Draft League history, the Williamsport Crosscutters were coasting to an early start the following day after a late night. But even in the biggest moment, with a small crowd that wielded a booming presence at Bowman ...

LHU sends players to the USWL

Lock Haven University will be sending two women’s soccer players — defender Leah Jensen and midfielder Jocelynne Kuhns — to the newly formed United Soccer Women’s League. The duo will be teammates on the Eagle F.C. club for the summer in the debut of the league. The first game of the ...

South Williamsport softball was cool under playoff pressure

Elk Lake kept coming back. It even took a sixth-inning lead, but South Williamsport never buckled. Although six freshmen starters were competing in their first state tournament, this is a tough, battle-tested team. Those freshmen competed at the Little League World Series three years ago. ...