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Mansfield’s Hillson retires after 33 seasons

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Harry Hillson, the program’s all-time wins leader, has announced his retirement as head coach of the Mansfield University baseball team after 33 seasons at the helm. Hillson amassed 892 wins since being named head coach of the program prior to the start of the 1987 season. He ranked 12th ...

7 individuals qualify for states on Day 1 of districts

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Kamryn Snyder spoke Thursday between sniffles, the result of a flu which left her less than 100 percent for the District 4 track and field championships. She gingerly climbed off the top step of the podium after receiving her gold medal for winning the girls Class AAA shot put. She’s been ...

Eisenhower shuts out Neumann in 1st varsity start

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MUNCY — Whatever the task, Leia Eisenhower always could block everything out while focusing on her given task. And that was when she was just a young child. Eisenhower has grown up now, but her tunnel vision remains a constant and was a valuable asset Thursday when the Muncy freshman ...

Central Mountain softball advances to D6 Class 5A final

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MILL HALL — Central Mountain’s slight 2-1 lead had coach Fred Caldwell uneasy. His team was in a competitive contest with two-win Hollidaysburg, but the coach knew the Golden Tigers’ record wasn't reflective of their attitude. “I’m always worried,” Caldwell said of the early ...

Ferry, Tran earn silver in doubles tourney

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Williamsport senior Liam Ferry and junior Amani Tran ended their season with silver medals after losing in the finals of the District 2-4 Class AAA tennis doubles championships at the Wyoming Valley Indoor Tennis Club on Thursday. The Millionaires’ duo lost 6-3, 6-2 to the ...

Local roundup: WAHS holds off Shore’s upset bid in baseball

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Braeden Mazzante went 3 for 4 with two doubles and earned the win in relief as Williamsport fought off an upset attempt at Jersey Shore and won, 11-5, in high school baseball Thursday. Riley Hilner also had three hits, two doubles and two RBIs as Williamsport (14-4) won for the 10th time in 11 ...

Burkholder leads Neumann to tie of school wins record

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Keon Burkholder’s pitches remain as potent as they did earlier this season. Mechanics, movement and velocity still look good. The reason the St. John Neumann sophomore has become dominant and his team has played some of the best baseball in program history the last few weeks is more a ...

Sock’s Neylon running through illness

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SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Tears welled in Charlotte Neylon’s eyes when she saw her time. She couldn’t help it. There was a time this year when the Loyalsock senior never thought she’d see a 100-meter time under 13 seconds again. So when she won the girls 100-meter championship at the ...

ROUNDUP: South’s Breen wins 8th in a row

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Dom Harding hit a grand slam, Logan Burkett smacked two doubles and Tripp Breen won his eighth straight start as South Williamsport defeated Muncy, 8-1. Harding’s sixth-inning grand slam broke open the game and Burkett drove in three runs. Breen struck out 11 and allowed one hit in five ...

Central Mountain routs Black Panthers on senior day

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MILL HALL — It was Senior Day for the Central Mountain baseball team Wednesday afternoon at Mill Hall Community Field and the Wildcat seniors made the most of their final home-field appearance. With clouds drifting in and out of the area, the Wildcats weren’t about to let Mother Nature ...

Williamsport’s season comes to end in 1st round of states

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After losing five starters from a district title and state tournament team, Williamsport wasn’t supposed to repeat either of those feats. Ten wins would’ve been a pleasant surprise and maybe even a district win. But a relatively young Williamsport team had other ideas. The Millionaires ...

Trio of area boys basketball players earn all-state honors

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All three players were part of strong teams that captured league and/or district championships. But when times were dire, those teams often looked these players’ way. And time after time they delivered. Loyalsock’s Gerald Ross, Wellsboro’s Brandyn Tuttle and St. John Neumann’s ...

Raiders win share of the Mid-Penn league title

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MONTGOMERY — Abby Stryker hit a roller down the third-base line that looked like it would be a routine out. But the Montgomery senior exploded from the batter’s box, sprinted and beat out an infield single. She then stole second and charged home from second on an error, essentially making ...

Cougars cruise to easy win against Dragons

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HERSHEY — One final time, Lancaster Country Day’s David DelTerzo let out a boisterous “come on” as the winning point in his No. 2 doubles match was scored Tuesday afternoon. There was nobody left on the courts of the Hershey Racquet Club less than an hour after the PIAA Class AA first ...

Danville duo takes district doubles title

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Danville’s Dhruv Kotru and Blake Nizinski defeated Hughesville’s Logan Burns and Spencer Thomas, 6-3, 7-5, to take the District 4 Class AA tennis doubles championship on Monday afternoon at the PA Tennis Center. Each duo will advancae to the state tournament in Hershey. It’s ...

LHU women’s soccer coach Brown resigns

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LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven University head women’s soccer coach Kathy Brown has announced her resignation from LHU after three successful seasons as the head coach. Lock Haven finished the 2018 season at 11-5-1 after advancing to the PSAC Tournament for the first time in 12 years and the 11 ...

Milton, Hughesville have doubles teams advance to D4 semis

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Milton’s team of Zack Burkhart and Kyle Wagner and Hughesville’s Logan Burns and Spencer Thomas both advanced to the District 4 doubles tournament semifinals Saturday at Williamsport. The semifinals will be played at the Central PA Tennis Center on Monday at 2 p.m. with the finals to ...