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Original League preparing for eventual start

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It’s been a unique first year for Original League President Steven Springman Jr. to say the least. While every person who takes over the role of president for the first time of a youth baseball organization has new things to get used to, Springman never really envisioned what would happen ...

Bison add 2 new guards to team

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LEWISBURG — Bucknell men’s basketball coach Nathan Davis has announced the signing of guards Josh Adoh and Miles Latimer, who will join the program next fall. Adoh is a 6-foot-3 wing from Bellflower, California, who played his high school basketball for St. John Bosco and Combine ...

Lyco felt like home for Montour’s Wood

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It was never important to Cameron Wood at which level he wrestled in college. There were various opportunities for the Montoursville senior to wrestle at the Division I level. But from the start of his recruitment, Wood said he wanted to pick a school which felt like home. He found that at ...

PSU’s Smith: Football most pure at HS level

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What’s the difference between high school football, college and the NFL from a pure, altruistic standpoint? Penn State assistant coach Terry Smith tackled that subject and gave some interesting insight during a video call with reporters Wednesday morning. Smith once was coach coach at ...

Central Mountain grad Garbrick got taste of pro ball

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Last June, Alex Garbrick of Mill Hall got to live out his childhood dream when he was selected in the 40th round of the MLB draft by his favorite team, the New York Yankees. Garbrick experienced a moment millions of young baseball players dream of and for the summer of 2019, he got to ...

LLWS faces 0-2 count amid coronavirus

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Put them in, coach. The boys and girls of summer are ready to play. But Little League, like most of the sports world, has been benched. Youth baseball fields sit empty, and parents mourn the loss of spring ball, yearning for the days when the best way to flatten the curve was with a line ...

Shore’s Bailey assigned to ump Senior League WS

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It was a few days before Christmas when Jersey Shore’s Bill Bailey received the letter saying he’d be an umpire at the Senior League Baseball World Series. But when he saw the envelope among his mail, he didn’t think it was anything important, so he tossed it to the side. It wasn’t ...

Journey Brown leads stacked running back group at PSU

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Journey Brown looked like one of the best running backs in the country the last time Penn State took the field, obliterating Memphis’ defense for a PSU-bowl record 202 yards rushing in the Cotton Bowl. Brown’s best highlight that day in Dallas has been described as “beast mode,” as he ...

Prestigious Big 33 game is canceled

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The annual Big 33 Football Classic and East-West Game, in addition to the first-ever Pennsylvania Scholastic Football Coaches Association High School combine are being canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. The PSFCA released a statement to make the announcement Tuesday ...

American Legion baseball canceled

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The Pennsylvania Department of the American Legion announced Monday there would be no Legion baseball played during the 2020 season. The move comes a week after the American Legion announced there would be no regional tournaments or World Series because of the unpredictability of the COVID-19 ...

How would the 2020 softball season have played out?

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We learned yesterday, through the magic of time travel, how the area baseball season played out. Today we learn how the area softball teams performed. Williamsport was ravaged by injuries a year ago but still produced a strong season. Healthy again, the Millionaires become one of the area’s ...