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Despite losses, Sock back where Jacobson expected

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Curtis Jacobson stood nearly alone in the Central Dauphin East hallway last March. The sting of Loyalsock’s second-round Class AAA state tournament loss against Imhotep weighed heavy. But Jacobson spoke about both the standard his teams have established and his 2020 team again reaching ...

Davion Hill has made smooth transition to point guard for Neumann

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Davion Hill faced a challenge entering his inaugural high school basketball season. No, it was not adjusting from junior high to high school. The freshman did that quite well, putting District 4 on notice in his first game when he scored 37 points against Hughesville. The more difficult task ...

CLASS AAAA BOYS: Montoursville vs. Imhotep

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CLASS AAAA BOYS Montoursville (21-5) vs. Imhotep (20-8) at Martz Hall, Pottsville, 7:30 p.m. Montoursville Road to 2nd Round: In District 4, beat Midd-West, 75-48; Athens, 70-49 and Danville, 72-66; in states, beat Nanticoke, 66-51. Montoursville Facts: The Warriors are making ...

CLASS A BOYS: St. John Neumann vs. Southern Fulton

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CLASS A BOYS Neumann (22-4) vs. Southern Fulton (18-8) at Cumberland Valley HS, 7:30 p.m. Neumann Road to 2nd Round: In District 4, beat Meadowbrook Christian, 69-45; Sullivan County, 63-61 and Northumberland Christian, 71-55; in states, beat Conestoga Christian, 79-70. Neumann ...

ROUNDUP: Bucknell women reach Patriot League semis

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The Bucknell women’s basketball team shot 72.2% in the first quarter on its way to a win over Army West Point, 87-61, in a Patriot League quarterfinal. Four Bison scored in double figures, led by Taylor O’Brien’s 17 points. Top-seeded Bucknell (24-6) plays in Thursday’s semifinals ...

Montoursville’s Daugherty takes 2nd at state tourney

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Montoursville’s Dominica Daugherty finished second Sunday at the MyHouse PA Girls State Championships at Gettysburg High School. Daugherty, who was the second seed at 128 pounds, went 2-1, posting back-to-back falls in the championship bracket before losing by fall in the final to ...

CLASS AAA GIRLS: Loyalsock vs. West Catholic

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CLASS AAA GIRLS Loyalsock (24-4) vs. West Catholic (18-9) at Cumberland Valley HS, 6 p.m. Loyalsock Road to 2nd Round: In District 4, beat Wellsboro, 66-28 and Central Columbia, 51-38; lost to Bloomsburg, 56-40; in states, beat Notre Dame-Green Pond, 57-53 Loyalsock Facts: ...

Williamsport’s Beattie set for diving at states

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Ever since he was a 5-year-old kid, Williamsport’s Jack Beattie remembers doing flips and all sort of jumps off the diving board at his home. So it was almost a given when he would get older that he’d end up competing in the diving competition for the swim team. Fast forward a handful of ...

O’Connor chasing JS history at state meet

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Jersey Shore’s Jordan O’Connor will head back to states this week looking to make a stamp on the Jersey Shore swimming program. O’Connor has the opportunity to become just the fifth swimmer in school history to medal in consecutive years in individual events as she competes at the PIAA ...

Warriors’ unselfish play was key in first state win since 1985

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Montoursville could have quite a showdown if it held a 3-point shooting contest since all five starters can consistently drain those shots. The more interesting competition, however, might be finding the team’s best passer. The thing is, there likely would be no winner. They all are equally ...

Siegrist becomes LHU’s first MAC Champ

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DEKALB, Ill. — Jared Siegrist turned in a historic performance and became Lock Haven wresting ‘s first ever individual Mid-American Conference (MAC) champion. He went 4-0 on the way to the 174-pound title and was one of seven Bald Eagle placewinners as the LHU wrapped up the two-day MAC ...

Bison’s comeback falls short in PL semifinal loss to BU

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BOSTON, Mass. — Backed by a career-high 23 points from senior Avi Toomer, Bucknell cut a 17-point deficit down to three and had a look at a tying shot in the closing seconds, but Boston University prevailed 64-61 in the Patriot League Tournament semifinals at Case Gym. The third-seeded ...

Kegler’s Korner: March 9

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Last week in the Intercommunity League, DeWayne Harris bowled an 858 series on games of 300, 279 and 279. Tim Day posted his fourth 300 game of the season in the Monday Night Classic. Mike Gee (Andy Tressler Memorial League) along with Dave Rickard and Brad Pepperman (Monday Night Classic ...

Local roundup: Lock Haven, Mansfield both fall in baseball

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Brittain Shander collected two hits, one run and an RBI to lead Mansfield baseball, but West Virginia State University used a six-run third inning to earn an 11-5 non-conference victory on Sunday afternoon, at the USA Baseball Training Complex in Cary, N.C. The Mounties had eight players ...

Pardoe has expectations set high for WAHS

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Standing next to the pool, Williamsport’s Mallory Pardoe didn’t hesitate when asked what the expectations were when Williamsport’s swimmers head to Bucknell for the PIAA swimming championships Wednesday for Class AAA competition. Pardoe was there last year and her and her Williamsport ...

Wentzel, Wood win state titles as Montoursville finishes 2nd

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They climbed on to the podium together. Branden Wentzel, as the shortest member of the team, sat on the No. 1 spot with his feet dangling off the ground, and his Montoursville teammates and coaches filled in around him. Coach Matt Yonkin looked at the PIAA Class AA Wrestling Championships ...

WR’s Hunt wins his 1st state medal

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HERSHEY — Noah Hunt’s face exploded in a smile, that same million-watt one he’s so often sporting when he’s not wrestling. The Warrior Run senior already knew where the question being posed to him was going. He smiled already knowing the answer. Of course he knows he has one up on ...