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PIAA gives OK to start fall sports on time

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The PIAA is moving forward with plans to begin the fall sports season on time, it said during Wednesday’s Board of Directors meeting. But the state’s governing body for high school sports also outlined a number of scenarios for schools to push back its start date, should it so choose. So ...

Fortin’s legacy is wrestling and life lessons

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Dave Campbell was a 21-year-old first-year wrestling coach full of fire and energy when Dave Fortin offered him a job as an assistant at South Williamsport in 1988. After deciding not to compete in his final year of eligibility at Lycoming College, Campbell was about to begin his student ...

Williamsport’s Cochran wins at Clinton County Speedway

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At Clinton County Speedway, Williamsport’s Matt Cochran won his second career limited-late model feature event Friday night over Jim Yoder. Kevin Probst finished third, Joe Lusk took fourth and Bryan Benton was fifth. In pro stock action, AJ Stroup claimed his second win of the ...

Neumann grad Johnson getting an opportunity with Pacers

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Alize Johnson yelled at his computer and cell phone quite a lot last winter. The St. John Neumann graduate and second-year Indiana Pacer forward was not experiencing technical difficulties either. Johnson was watching his younger brothers David and Davion Hill play high school ...

Datres a nightmare for defenses

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The middle was clogged so Kyle Datres bounced the quarterback draw toward the left sideline where a Mount Carmel defender literally stood in his way. No problem. Without putting on his cape, Datres soared like Superman into the night sky and jumped over the would-be tackler. The senior ...

Middle Atlantic Conference suspends all athletics through fall

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After careful consideration of internal and external circumstances and with the health and well-being of each campus and community in mind, the presidents of the Middle Atlantic Conference, including Lycoming College, made the difficult decision to suspend all intercollegiate athletics ...

Golf tip of the week: Move the club with shoulder, bicep

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The left shoulder and bicep should stay connected on the takeaway. Allow the upper bicep to ride on the rib cage and keep the hands quiet. When the left arm is parallel to the ground, the top of the bicep should be facing up, with the left arm parallel to the ground and parallel to the target ...

At-bat meant everything to former Crosscutter Logan O’Hoppe

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Phillies bench coach Rob Thomson walked over to Logan O’Hoppe and told the 20-year-old he would hit after Alec Bohm in the ninth inning. The emotion spread like wildfire through O’Hoppe. He had been sitting in the Yankee Stadium visitors dugout for eight innings and knew he needed to find ...

Lycoming announces its incoming football class

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With a group of 58 incoming players, the largest for the program in 11 years, the Lycoming College football team will welcome another talented group when the team begins to practice, 13th-year coach Mike Clark announced Wednesday. The Warriors welcome five all-state players in the group, with ...