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NPL tops South, wins for long-time coach

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MONTGOMERY — Its lead slipping away and South Williamsport gathering momentum at freight train speed, North Penn-Liberty remembered one man, one inspiration. The Mounties then offered coach Brian Litzelman quite a tribute. Noah Spencer took over late, scoring seven points in the final ...

LHU loses dual opener

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LOCK HAVEN — It was a night of firsts for the Lock Haven University wrestling team Friday night at Thomas Field House. For starters, the dual meet with Central Michigan was the first of the season. Not only was it the first meet of the season, it was also the team's first dual meet since ...

Lancers cruise past Mansfield

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Not much has changed for the Loyalsock boys basketball program in the past 45 seasons. Sure, players come and go, but coach Ron Insinger’s philosophy of pressure defense and unselfish offense has stood the test of time and made them one of the state’s most successful programs. Both were ...

Local roundup: Sullivan’s King posts triple-double

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Jessica King opened the season with an 18-point, 13-rebound, 11-steal triple-double to lift Sullivan County to a 60-54 win against Northeast Bradford on Friday at the Ryan Ostrom Tournament at North Penn-Liberty Kassidy Beinlich scored 12 points, Sophia Springman had 13 ...

PCT names Angela Hunley softball coach

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Penn College named Angela Hunley as its newest softball coach. “It is with great excitement that we welcome Angela to our staff. She comes to us with a great experience as a player and a coach,” Penn College Director of Athletics John Vandevere said. “Her knowledge of the game and her ...

Nittany Lions top Lehigh in wrestling

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BETHLEHEM — Friday was a night of firsts for the No. 3 Penn State wrestling team as it dispatched No. 13 Lehigh, 23-10, in front of a Stabler Arena record crowd of 6,047. Brandon Meredith made his varsity debut at 125 pounds, Brady Berge wrestled for the first time this season, and the ...

Demand for NCAA tickets at a high

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The 330 wrestlers who qualify for the 2020 NCAA Division 1 wrestling championships will gain instant admission to an exclusive fraternity. Those men, when each steps on the mat March 19, 2020, in U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis will have more people watching them compete than at any single ...

Lewisburg boys, girls eyeing district titles in swimming

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Lewisburg is coming off 8-2 seasons for both the boys and girls and bring back a plethora of qualifiers. Thirteen of Lewisburg’s swimmers are either district or state qualifiers, which will only help the Green Dragons this year. Lewisburg coach Derek Updegraff hopes that both his teams can ...

Gross-Matos leaving PSU early for NFL

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Yetur Gross-Matos has been a highly rated NFL prospect fore more than a year, making it no surprise the Penn State defensive end announced Tuesday that he’s declaring early for the draft. Gross-Matos announced his intentions on Twitter. He is widely considered to be a first-round draft ...

Nittany Lions look to move on from upset loss

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STATE COLLEGE —  Mark Hall didn’t sugarcoat his feelings Tuesday when he was asked how it felt when Penn State lost to Arizona State on Nov. 22 “It sucks,” the nation’s top-ranked 174-pounder said. “It felt weird, too. It’s OK. We don’t have to worry about the (60 dual ...

Local roundup: Bison fall to Rider on the road by 20 points

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LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. — Dimencio Vaughn led six Rider players in double figures with 19 points, and the Broncs broke open a two-point game at the half by shooting 58% in the second half on the way to an 89-69 win over shorthanded Bucknell on Tuesday night. Bruce Moore scored a career-high 20 ...

ROUNDUP: Lyco midfielder Moses named to all-region soccer team

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After leading Lycoming’s men’s soccer team to its third straight appearance in the MAC Commonwealth finals, junior midfielder Jared Moses earned a spot on the United Soccer Coaches All-Mid-Atlantic Region Second Team. A two-time First Team All-MAC Commonwealth selection, the team’s ...

Harward’s 8 blocks helps lift Lycoming men to win

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Freshman Dyson Harward had a school-record eight blocked shots, including two pivotal ones down the stretch, and the Lycoming College men’s basketball used an 18-point overtime to outlast rival Susquehanna, 79-70, in overtime Sunday at Lamade Gym. Harward finished with 12 points, nine ...

Lycoming women fall at Susquehanna

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SELINSGROVE — Senior Kayla Kline finished with 17 points and nine rebounds to eclipse 900 career points and lead the Lycoming College women’s basketball team, but Susquehanna shot 48% from the field and hit eight 3-pointers to post a 78-65 non-conference win at O.W. Houts Gymnasium on ...

No. 25 LHU has success at its own Mat-Town Open

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LOCK HAVEN — The No. 25 Lock Haven University wresting team crowned four individual champions as the Bald Eagles dominated the field at their own Mat-Town Open Tournament. Five Bald Eagles finished second at their respective weight class as the home fans saw Lock Haven headline the ...

PSU pulls away in the second half to win

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STATE COLLEGE — Rutgers outplayed Penn State for much of Saturday’s game, which was shocking and had to be maddening for fans in the Nittany Nation. You know, because it was Rutgers. The worst Power 5 team in the country, and it’s not even close. There was never really much ...