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Defenders beat Black Panthers for Tomato Bowl

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MILTON — Warrior Run and Milton play a big rivalry game each year and both teams get pretty amped up for it. There has been some classic games in the past that have brought fans to their seats and coaches nearly breaking clipboards. Friday’s game was not a classic, however. Warrior ...

South Williamsport’s defense forces 6 interceptions in win

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South Williamsport forced six interceptions — returning two of them for touchdowns — and led by 50 at the half en route to a 50-16 rout of Wyalusing. Grant Bachman had two interceptions for South Williamsport and Clayton Swarthout, Austin Nash, Ben Stoetzel and Cameron Greenaway ...

H.S. football results: Week 2

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Williamsport 31, Altoona 0 Altoona 0 0 0 0 — 0 Williamsport 7 3 7 14 — 31 First quarter W - Dallas Griess 9 yard run (Jon Cramer kick), 1:46. Second quarter W - Jon Cramer 43 yard field goal, 0:00. Third quarter W - Griess 13 yard run (Cramer kick), 9:18. Fourth ...

Sullivan girls now expect to be D4 contenders yearly

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The last two years, Sullivan County has made the postseason. And both times, the Griffins walked away with a playoff win. In 2017, it was the first playoff win in program history. A year ago, it was the second time that Sullivan County won a district playoff game. So now, the expectation is ...

Griffin boys hoping to be back in playoffs

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After four straight mediocre seasons in which it didn’t finish above .500, Sullivan County finished 2017 with a 12-5 record. It followed up that first double-digit win season in five years with a 16-4-1 mark, its most wins since the late 1990s, and first trips to both the district ...

5 keys for PSU against Vandals

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Five things to look for as Penn State opens the season — and the Sean Clifford era — as a 40-point favorite against FCS opponent Idaho, which is getting $1.45 million from PSU to play this game. No. 1: They call him Clifford Everyone is looking forward to seeing how new starting ...

Burch works out of jam, helps Cutters top Auburn

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Tyler Burch was in a mess he created himself. First it was with a wide throw on a pickoff attempt to second base. Then it was with a wild pitch which allowed a run to score. With one out in the sixth inning, the Williamsport Crosscutters' pitcher stared at the tying run on third base and ...

Lycoming’s Schmidt earns captain status this year

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John Schmidt doesn’t take being a captain for the Lycoming football team lightly. It’s a position voted on by his fellow teammates, which means it carries more weight than if the coaching staff hands him the role. Schmidt’s road to this role and this season hasn’t always been smooth. ...

Wellsboro girls look to build off 2018

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Wellsboro had a quick exit from the District 4 playoffs last year as the Green Hornets lost a play-in game to Montoursville. But being constantly in the playoffs and making runs is the ultimate goal for the Green Hornets. It’s where they want to strive to be. Scott Burrous helped build some ...

MU names Andrew Chalot new baseball coach

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MANSFIELD — Andrew Chalot was named the next coach of the Mansfield University baseball program at a press conference at Decker Gymnasium on Thursday afternoon. Chalot takes over the reins of the program from legendary coach Harry Hillson who retired from baseball following the 2019 season ...

Local roundup: Flock helps Williamsport tennis win

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Rosie Flock had no idea her No. 3 singles match would determine the match between Williamsport and Selinsgrove. Despite falling, 6-0, in the second set, Flock battled to win a third-set tiebreaker to defeat Avery DeFazio, 6-3, 0-6, 7-6 (7-4) and give the Millionaires a 3-2 win to stay ...

South Williamsport at Wyalusing

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South PPG—50, YPG—439; PPA—36, YPA—330 South facts: A year from now this will be a league game for the only Class A team remaining in the Heartland Conference. That will benefit the District 4 Class A title contenders since it will be competing against teams similar in size. Despite ...

Selinsgrove at Jersey Shore

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Selinsgrove PPG—28, YPG—378; PPA—8, YPA—241 Selinsgrove facts: The Seals and Bulldogs have played in five of the last six District 4 Class AAA and AAAA championships with Jersey Shore winning last year’s title with a 20-17 thrilling overtime win. Selinsgrove won the regular-season ...

Montoursville at Hughesville

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Montoursville PPG—49, YPG—294; PPA—17, YPA—179 Montoursville facts: The defending District 4 Class AAA champions are ranked No. 7 in the state and made quick work of North Penn-Mansfield a week ago, scoring 35 straight first-half points and imposing the mercy rule by halftime. The ...

Montgomery at Canton

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Montgomery PPG—36, YPG—330; PPA—50, YPA—439 Montgomery facts: Despite being ravaged by graduation last June, Montgomery showed a lot of promise in its season-opening loss at South Williamsport. The Red Raiders went toe to toe with South, trailing by just three in the third quarter. ...

Altoona at Williamsport

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Altoona PPG—21, YPG—324; PPA—35, YPA—287 Altoona facts: Just like last season, Altoona is coming off a loss to rival Hollidaysburg and Williamsport is coming off a blowout win against Central Mountain. That is where Williamsport hopes the similarities end because Altoona decimated it ...

Loyalsock at Danville

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Loyalsock PPG—13, YPG—299; PPA—33, YPA—390 Loyalsock facts: After North Schuylkill scored 20 points in the opening six minutes, a young Loyalsock team settled in and played it to a draw the rest of the way. That is a step in the right direction, coming against one of the state’s top ...

CMVT at Bucktail

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This has been a good rivalry throughout the decade and these teams split two close games a year ago. This is the first of two times CMVT and Bucktail will play with them squaring off again in Week 9. Bucktail had a rough go of it at District 4 Class A title contender Sayre last Saturday, ...

N.P.-Mansfield at Athens

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Like last year, North Penn-Mansfield is hoping to bounce back from a Week 1 loss. A year ago, the Panthers came back strong and blanked Athens, 42-0. NP-Mansfield captured last year’s NTL-I championship and these rivals have split their last two games with the home team winning each time. ...

Cowanesque at Muncy

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Cowanesque Valley is hoping it can snap a 16-game losing streak tonight against the young defending District 4 Class A champions. CV also is fairly young and is coming off a 53-6 loss at Wellsboro. Quarterback Seth Huyler is a four-year starter and is the program’s all-time leading passer. He ...