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South’s Summerson, Peck advance to district doubles semis

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South Williamsport’s duo of Lily Summerson and Lauren Peck represented the top doubles pair of the District 4 doubles tournament and they lived up to the pairing Saturday at Williamsport. They opened with a straight set win over Towanda’s No. 2 pairing. They then beat Montgomery’s ...

Rain cuts Warriors’ tennis season short

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The Lycoming College men’s and women’s tennis team’s dual match with King’s College scheduled for Sunday, at Kirby Park in Wilkes-Barre was cancelled due to a forecast of rain during the day. Lycoming’s men’s team finished the fall season 3-3, as did the women’s team. The women ...

Hornets’ O-line paves way in victory

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WELLSBORO — Locating Tyler Hancock following Saturday afternoon’s game was not difficult. The senior two-way starter was the one holding the large Wellsboro team flag. It sure felt appropriate. Offensive linemen often toil in anonymity, but Hancock and his fellow linemen were easy to ...

Lions still perfect, but still inconsistent

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STATE COLLEGE — We’re all looking for reasons to feel great about Penn State, to believe that this undefeated squad that will be ranked at least No. 6 in the country this week legitimately is one of the best teams in the country and has a strong shot at the College Football Playoff. But ...

College roundup: Bucknell field hockey earns PL berth

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In women’s field hockey, Bucknell clinched a Patriot League tournament berth with a 6-1 win against Colgate. Kaelyn Long scored twice and had a pair of assists and Leah Fogelsanger added two goals. This is the 12th time in Jeremy Cook’s 12 seasons as coach that the Bison have ...

Golf tip of the week: What’s inside that expensive driver?

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One might think if a golfer pays between $300 and $500 for a new driver, there would be something magical inside. There is not as much high-tech engineering as you might think, it’s much like an oversized thin iron-head with a fancy cover attached to the back. To make the ball go ...

Bald Eagles fall at home to Kutztown

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LOCK HAVEN — Kyle Knight found Jalen Jackson for a 4-yard touchdown reception to cut the deficit to just one point, but Kutztown scored three consecutive touchdowns to pull away en route to a 35-12 win Saturday afternoon. Jackson’s TD catch made it a 7-6 game with 9:48 to play ...

Flacco tosses 6 TDs in rout of Bucknell

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TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Tom Flacco threw a school-record six touchdown passes in the first half, five to Shane Leatherbury, as Towson steamrolled Bucknell, 56-7, in a nonconference game on Saturday. The brother of Denver Broncos quarterback Joe, Flacco hit Chris Clark with a 12-yard scoring pass ...

Tigers hand the Warriors 1st loss

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Dillon Young was on Julian Fleming’s hip. The two were hand-fighting as they ran down the Memorial Stadium turf toward the goal line. Young was the latest Montoursville defensive back tasked with following Fleming around the field. Fleming, well, the Southern Columbia senior doesn’t ...

Yorty kicks Blue Jays to 3-point OT win

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LEWISBURG — When a team never trails in regulation, but loses the game, it doesn’t leave a very good feeling. That’s exactly how Lewisburg felt Friday. The Green Dragons never trailed in regulation, but Central Columbia took advantage of a couple of key plays that went its way to tie ...

Sayre tops Muncy for NTL-II championship

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It was the classic small school Class A game any one could have asked for in Week 9. A game that came down to one play or one drive, down to the final seconds, for a league championship on the line. That is what the audience got at Muncy’s Stanley T. Schulyer Memorial Stadium, as the Sayre ...

Spartans snap 18-game skid

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HUGHESVILLE — Hughesville senior quarterback Jacob Corson called his own number on a two-point conversion late in the fourth quarter, capping a gutsy comeback, and earning the Spartans their first victory of the season, 21-20, over Towanda Friday night. Trailing 20-13 after three quarters, ...

Bulldogs roll to 42-point victory

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WINGATE — Coming into Friday’s game against Bald Eagle Area, Jersey Shore was looking to give coach Tom Gravish a rewarding homecoming as the former Bald Eagle grad returned to his alma mater. The team did that as Bulldogs traveled home with a 42-0 win over the Eagles. Going into the ...

Red Raiders top CV on homecoming

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MONTGOMERY — Montgomery coach Paul Bozella knows that the Red Raiders have come a long way in the past few years. It has been a building process for the Red Raiders, but it is now starting to come together and the team goes out there every week with the feeling they can win. Friday ...

Week 9 area football scores

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Hughesville 21, Towanda 20 Towanda 0 13 7 0 — 20 Hughesville 7 0 6 8 — 21 First quarter H—Brenden Knight 6 run (Justus Leighow kick). Second quarter T—Benjamin-Fee Haven 66 pass from Tanner Kunkle (Will Bowen kick). T—Trent Kithcart 33 pass from Tanner Kunkle (kick ...

Blowout in 2016 served as  springboard for Penn State

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Three years can be a college football lifetime, and Penn State is proof. Since the Nittany Lions visited the Big House for a September 2016 matchup — and lost 49-10 — they’ve won 35 of 42 games with every loss being by four points or fewer. Every loss except one — at Michigan last ...