MCA boys fall to Hughesville in quarterfinals 55-45

MOUNT CARMEL — Mount Carmel Area did a lot of good things in its District Four AAA quarterfinal game against Hughesville Thursday but one thing the Red Tornadoes didn’t do well was shoot. And against a team with a 6-11 center, if you can’t loosen the defense up a little from outside, you’re in trouble. Mount Carmel shot 15-for-47 overall from […]

Deptula’s big game off the bench propels Indians to 55-20 quarterfinal win over Shik

Deptula's big game off the bench propels Indians to 55-20 quarterfinal win over Shik

COAL TOWNSHIP — Even though her team had been blown out in its previous game, a semifinal loss to Loyalsock in the Heartland Athletic Conference semifinals last week, junior guard Lydia Deptula was not worried when Shamokin’s five senior starters found themselves in a tight game with Shikellamy on Thursday night. The visiting Braves, who were 0-2 against the Indians […]

SYGBL schedule

Shamokin Youth Girls Basketball League All games at Annex Gym Sunday, February 25 A Team Anskis Co. Hornets vs. Pixies, 1 p.m. Witt’s Wizards vs. Shamokin Rotary, 1:45 p.m. Eddie’s Celtics vs. Mrs. Reiprish’s Team, 2:30 p.m. AA Team Postage Plus Demons vs. Cobras, 3:15 p.m. Nicole’s Blue Angels vs. Celtics, 4:15 p.m. Monday, February 26 A Team Shamokin Rotary […]

Conference wrestling championships approaching

The dual season is over and once again Penn State and its merry band of bonus point scorers finishes on top. Now the wrestling world moves on to the conference tournaments and qualifying for the NCAA tournament. Here’s the sites and dates of the qualifying tournament: Atlantic Coast Conference: March 3 at North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Big Ten: March 3-4, […]

Lourdes Regional dominates Canton in D4 quarterfinals, prepares for Sullivan in semis

COAL TOWNSHIP — With a 13-9 record, defending champion Lourdes Regional entered this year’s District Four Class A girls basketball tournament with a record slightly less than the Red Raiders are used to. But the way Lourdes played in its 71-21 quarterfinal win over Canton Wednesday, the rest of the field got the message — the Red Raiders are still […]

D4 releases district tourney pairings

District IV released its wrestling seedings Tuesday for the district tournament scheduled for Friday and Saturday at Williamsport Area High School. District 4 AA wrestling seedings 106: (1) Sheldon Seymour, Troy, 27-1, bye; (9) Tyler Harvey, Towanda, 18-9,vs. (8) Brock Lutz, Montoursville, 23-13; (5) Gabriel Gramly, Mifflinburg (29-4) vs. (12) Jake Leonardo, Bloomsburg, 14-17; (4) Jacob Blair, Muncy, 34-3, bye; […]

Lourdes Regional ramps up to beat Galeton 66-40 to advance to district Class A semifinals

Lourdes Regional ramps up to beat Galeton 66-40 to advance to district Class A semifinals

COAL TOWNSHIP — Lourdes Regional used a powerful second-half performance to convincingly beat Galeton 66-40 during a District IV Class A quarterfinal matchup Tuesday in Coal Township — but the Red Raiders are well aware the win was anything but pretty. When Galeton guard Isaiah Shuemaker drained a 3-pointer to beat the halftime buzzer and bring the Tigers within eight […]

Southern girls rout North Penn, 55-32

CATAWISSA R.R. — Kim Chaundy thought her team’s offense might be a bit rusty after an eight-day layoff going into Tuesday night’s District IV Class AA quarterfinal game with North Penn-Mansfield. The Southern Columbia coach knew, however, that, offensive rust or not, defense would make the difference. Chaundy found out early on that both were working quite well. Southern used […]

Muncy holds off Line Mountain in quarterfinals, 51-48

MUNCY — Line Mountain entered the fourth quarter with a four-point lead at Muncy in the first round of the District IV Class AA girls basketball tournament Tuesday, and still had that lead with about six minutes to play. But the Eagles had a stretch when they didn’t take care of the basketball, then one when they didn’t shoot well and […]

District IV releases playoff brackets

District IV released its basketball playoff brackets for the 2017-2018 season Sunday, with nine area teams set to compete in quarterfinal action running from Tuesday through Friday. In girls competition, three area teams have earned No. 2 seeds — Southern Columbia (Class AA), Mount Carmel (Class AAA) and Shamokin (Class AAAA) — and will be playing No. 7 seeds with […]

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