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Milton’s Leah Bergey to run track at Lancaster Bible College

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Milton’s Leah Bergey will continue her track and field career at Lancaster Bible College as she signed her national letter of intent this past week. Bergey is an excellent track runner for the Black Panthers, having competed in the 100 and 300 hurdles. The Black Panther track ...

Weight reduction plan sent to PIAA for high school wrestling

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The PIAA Wrestling Steering Committee approved a recommendation Wednesday to reduce the number of weight classes to 13, according to District 4 wrestling chairman Dave Campbell. A year ago, the steering committee volunteered to be a pilot program to reduce the number of weight classes from 14 ...

Loyalsock’s Aiden Gair earns Class AAA all-state

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Whenever a young Aiden Gair attended Loyalsock basketball games he often caught himself looking at the all-state pictures outside the gym. He looked and dreamed. When Gair returns in the coming years he can look and stare back at himself — twice. After the Loyalsock senior linebacker ...

Decade’s best No. 8: Canton broke through during 2013 season

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EDITOR’S NOTE: This is a series looking back at the Top 10 high school baseball teams, coaches, games and players from the last decade. Canton coach Bob Rockwell had helped his teams achieve nearly everything throughout his first 26 years there. They had won more than 300 games, numerous ...

NFHS announces minor rule changes

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The National Federation of High Schools announced several minor changes to high school wrestling rules Tuesday. Surprisingly, none of those changes included adjustments to either the number of weight classes or to the weight classes themselves. It was expected the NFHS would reduce the number ...

NTL all-star teams released in boys, girls basketball

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The Northern Tier League basketball all-star teams were released and plenty of area athletes were honored on both the boys and girls side. On the boys side, North Penn-Liberty teammates Brandon Thomson and Colton Litzelman were named the Defensive Player of the Year and ...

Golf tip of the week: Maintain chest to grip distance

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The golf club should orbit the body with a consistent arc. The secret is to make sure the hands don’t pull in during the swing. If the hands pull in, then the club must be pushed out before impact, creating a piston effect, thus destroying the natural arc. A great way to maintain a ...

Decade’s best No. 10: Raiders made impressive run in 2012

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When Tom Persing became Montgomery’s baseball coach in 2010 he inherited a surging program. The Red Raiders had gone from afterthought to perennial District 4 Class A title contender. Montgomery had reached districts in each of the past five seasons, winning the 2007 championship, playing ...

Working together lands both Hills on Class A All-State team

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The high school adjustment was not easy. Davion Hill just made it appear that way. The St. John Neumann freshman had some good teachers making sure he was well-prepared. He did not even have to leave the house to find them either. Davion has been competing against older brothers Alize ...

Canton and Montoursville wrestling to meet at Cornell

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Lyle Wesneski is continuously looking for ways to get people interested in wrestling. The Canton coach’s next idea will take the Warriors to Ithaca, New York. The Warriors are scheduled to wrestle next season’s dual meet with Montoursville prior to a match at Cornell University. Though ...