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Warriors upset WAHS in Magic Dome

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Dillon Young has grown up watching Williamsport basketball. He knows as well as anyone the mystique Williamsport’s gym holds and how many special moments have occurred there. Now he and his hard-working Montoursville teammates have created their own unforgettable moment at the Magic Dome. ...

Second-half surge propels Lancer girls

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SUNBURY — Summer McNulty provided a perfect bounce pass to Mia Patterson in stride down the lane for an easy layup. Then another. Then Patterson returned the favor and the Loyalsock girls were in business with a 12-point lead to end the third quarter. It was the vision of the Lancers’ ...

LHU to host Collegiate Boxing Invitational

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MILL HALL — The final bell rang after a grueling nine minutes of sparring and Stephen Kutches exited the ring with a leaking nose and a few drops of his blood glued to the canvas. After a quick breather, he pounded gloves with teammate Avery Drake as Drake proceeded to spot him advice on ...

Local roundup: South girls beat Montgomery

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Sydney Bachman scored 15 points and Claudia Green added 11 as South Williamsport beat Montgomery, 48-39, Thursday in girls basketball. Riley Fry had a near double-double of 15 points with a team-high nine rebounds. Nita Imeri grabbed eight rebounds. Jessie Evans had a team-high 24 points ...

Harward sets single-season block record in Lyco’s win

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With less than 40 seconds to play, Alvernia had a chance to drive inside and score. But the Golden Wolves’ didn’t see Lycoming freshman Dyson Harward closing in. Harward quickly knocked down the shot with an emphatic block, sending the ball into the bleachers behind the basket at Lamade ...

Lycoming women defeat Alvernia at home

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When it is this late in the season, you cannot rely on one or two players to carry all the weight. Teams have scouted each other and everyone knows what their going to do. You need a deep bench to be able to win games in February and March. Lycoming showed Wednesday night that its bench is ...

Gair, Jennings propel Lancers

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SUNBURY — His teammates changed his name as Eli Gair conducted a post-game interview. Dom Jennings was the last leaving the Loyalsock locker room and carried water bottles. Both juniors left the Shikellamy Field House in different fashions, but each left quite a mark on the court and played ...

Danville wins with a strong defense

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SUNBURY — Dillon Young and Austin Loe quickly scored inside before Hunter Shearer and Josh Burger buried 3-pointers. Just like that, Montoursville cut a 14-point third-quarter deficit to four and looked like it might have Danville on the ropes. But those moments were fleeting and after ...

Local roundup: King, Springman lift Sullivan

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Jessica King had a 22-point, 11-rebound double-double with four steals to help Sullivan County cruise to a 56-34 win against Wyalusing in girls basketball. Sophia Springman had 18 points and nine rebounds with a team-high six assists and four steals. Kailee Helmrich led Williamsport ...

Bison women defeat Navy at home

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Ellie Mack scored a team-high 18 points to lead Bucknell in a 75-65 win at Sojka Pavilion in women’s basketball. Tessa Brugler added 16 points, Taylor O’Brien scored 11 and Abby Kapp added 10. Brugler was a rebound shy of a double-double. Navy took a one-point lead after the first ...

Ellzy’s distribution helps Millionaires carve up Wildcats

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Ahmir Ellzy attempted no shots Tuesday night against Central Mountain. And yet, among all the Millionaires who starred throughout an outstanding collective performance, Ellzy might have shined brightest. Ellzy put on a passing clinic, carving up the Wildcat defense and dealing 10 ...

Foul shooting propels Muncy past Warriors

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Win and boost your chances of clinching a home playoff game, lose and Muncy would have certainly been on the road for the playoffs. That was what Indians head coach Ed Rogers told his girls before Tuesday’s season finale at Montoursville. With the added motivation, the Indians took control ...

McNamara scores 1,000th point in rout of Canton

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MANSFIELD — There was a lot going on for North Penn-Mansfield heading into their game Tuesday night at home against Canton. It was senior night for seven seniors, the top seven players in their rotation. It was a winner-take-all game to get into the NTL showdown. And JoAnne McNamara ...

ROUNDUP: Ewing, Gee lead Jersey Shore past Southern

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Nate Ewing scored 28 points, grabbed nine rebounds, dealt five assists and made three steals as Jersey Shore closed its regular season with a 61-53 win at Southern Columbia on Tuesday in boys high school basketball. Trevor Gee added a season-high 23 points and 14 rebounds. Damian Williams and ...

Montoursville takes energy out of Hughesville early

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Hunter Shearer buried an open 3-pointer. Dillon Young made back-to-back steals on consecutive Hughesville possessions, and he and Peyton Mussina turned them into easy layups. At that point, all the life was sucked out of a hobbled Spartans bench. Montoursville stunned a packed house of ...

Sullivan building winning tradition

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Lycoming County features nine high schools. Sullivan County features one. Its Griffins represent all of Sullivan County and over the last five seasons its girls basketball players have shined while doing so. Sullivan County captured its fourth consecutive Mid-Penn championship last week when ...

ROUNDUP: Williamsport boys overcome deficit to win

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Williamsport rallied from a 15-point, second-quarter deficit to defeat Susquehanna Township, 73-70, in boys high school basketball. James Evans-McQuay scored a team-high 23 points for the Millionaires, and Kenon Brown added 15. Jersey Shore was outscored by 14 points in the fourth quarter as ...

Bulldogs bounce back from brutal 5-game stretch

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Jersey Shore would rather have not played four games in four nights against district title contenders. Or five games in six nights against contenders for that matter. That was especially true since talented forward Trevor Gee missed the brutal four-game stretch two weeks ago. The Bulldogs ...