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Bulldogs defense playing as pack

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When possible, the Jersey Shore public address announcer lets the spectators know who made tackles following each play. Often when watching Jersey Shore play defense he is left saying “tackled by a bunch of Dawgs,” because there are so many orange shirts around the ball. And that is just ...

Hall, Savidge look to continue Lancers’ success

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Katie Savidge has had quite the senior season. She reached the District 4 singles championship for a fourth consecutive year. She helped Loyalsock’s team reach the District 4 team final against Central Columbia. And Saturday, she helped put the Lancers in position for an appearance in the ...

Bethany Beinlich, Chloe Burke lift Sullivan girls past Muncy, 6-2

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MUNCY — In the first half, Muncy was trying to play balls down field and hope a player could get past Sullivan’s back line and get a shot. The Indians had just two shots on goal in the first 40 minutes, so coach Jason Gresh wanted to change things. That’s when Muncy started connecting ...

District 4 doubles tourney begins today

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The District 4 doubles tournament is set to begin today with the first two rounds being played at both Williamsport and South Williamsport at 9 a.m. Both locations will have one play-in match. At Williamsport, Montoursville’s Lydia Barbour and Rei Saar are seeded No. 1 and will play either ...

North Penn-Liberty tops Athens, 3-1, in volleyball

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The wheels had come completely off the tracks for North Penn-Liberty's volleyball team Thursday night in its home gymnasium against Athens. Athens took control of a close beginning of the first set, winning 13 of 17 points after a tie at 12-12, to claim the first set, 25-16. And, after the ...

Montoursville at Loyalsock

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Montoursville PPG—50.2, PPA—9.0; YPG—390.6, YPA—163.8 Montoursville facts: Leading the District 4 Class AAA points standings, Montoursville could stengthen that hold if it defeats its top rival for a fourth straight time Saturday. The two-time defending District 4 champions swept two ...

Pittston at Williamsport

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Pittston PPG—16.5, PPA—28.8; YPG—286, YPA—255.5 Pittston facts: The Patriots nearly erased a 21-point fourth-quarter deficit against defending Class AAAA Eastern Region champion Dallas, losing 34-31 after producing 21 fourth-quarter points. Pittston defeated Williamsport, 20-7, a year ...

South Williamsport at Athens

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South PPG—27.3, PPA—12.0; YPG—308.3, YPA—224.3 South facts: South is seeking its third straight 4-0 start in a game that was moved to Saturday after Athens played Monday night against Canton. The Mounties are playing excellent defense and have not allowed more than 13 points in a ...

Local roundup: Williamsport girls blank Hughesville

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Williamsport’s Mia Clark scored early in the second half to give the Millionaires a 1-0 win over Hughesville in girls soccer. Clark scored with an assist from Kailee Helmrich and Williamsport won despite being outshot, 11-6. Montoursville broke out to a three-goal lead as the Warriors ...

Montgomery at Wyalusing

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Montgomery PPG—26.4, PPA—23.4; YPG—297, YPA—262.8 Montgomery facts: Coming off a strong all-around performance against CMVT, Montgomery is hoping it can win out and find its way into the District 4 Class A championship. Montgomery is third in the standings after beating CMVT, 48-14, ...

Shikellamy at Jersey Shore

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Shikellamy PPG—8.0, PPA—31.0; YPG—211, YPA—319.6 Shikellamy facts: The Braves have shown improvement under first-year coach Jim Keiser, blanking Milton in Week 3, taking a 13-point against Shamokin a week later and allowing just 14 offensive points against Selinsgrove last Friday. ...