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Southern boys top Warrior Run 93-57, girls fall 85-65



The influx of young talent that drove the Warrior Run girls cross country team to a district title and fifth place finish at states in the fall is now starting to pay dividends in track. After losing to Southern Columbia by over 20 points last season, the Defenders, bolstered by freshmen, including Lauren Trapani, who finished 2nd in the state as […]

MCA earns just two hits, loses 2-0



ALMEDIA — Central Columbia’s Dominic Coombe threw a two-hitter against Mount Carmel Wednesday to lead the Blue Jays to a 2-0 win. Logan Wills and Walter Kalinoski each had singles for the Red Tornadoes. Central Columbia 2, Mount Carmel 0 MOUNT CARMEL (AB-R-H-RBI): Ayres 2-0-0-0, Schultz 3-0-0-0, Wagner 2-0-0-0, Wills 3-0-1-0, Grabowski 0-0-0-0, McDonald 2-0-0-0, Kalinoski 3-0-1-0, Britt 3-0-0-0, Reisinger […]

Kyle Petty charity motorcycle ride set near area



LONG POND — Since the 1970s, Kyle Petty has revered his visits to Pocono Raceway as a homecoming. He will be accompanied by more than 200 friends on his next visit to the track known as “The Tricky Triangle.” The 24th annual Kyle Petty Charity Ride Across America is slated for May 5-11. The motorcycle ride, which raises funds for […]

Shingara inducted into PA Wrestling HoF



When he lost in the PIAA championship 125-pound final as a freshman, Line Mountain’s Mike Shingara was devastated. “It was tough. My goal since I was little was to be a four-time state champion,’’ the 1997 graduate said this week. After that disappointing overtime loss to Chris Marshall, of Biglerville, Shingara was more determined than ever to make it to […]

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Baseball — Monday’s scheduled game, Central Columbia at Southern Columbia, has been postponed to Friday at 4:30 p.m. Softball — Tuesday’s scheduled game, Hughesville at Southern Columbia, has been postponed to today at 4:30 p.m. — Tuesday’s scheduled game, Shamokin at Jersey Shore, has been postponed to today at 4:30 p.m. Track and Field — Tuesday’s scheduled track meet, Shamokin […]

Postponements


Games postponed Monday, with rescheduled dates if possible: Baseball — Shamokin at Central Mountain, May 17, 4:30 p.m.; Central Columbia at Southern Columbia, today, 4:30 p.m.; Halifax at Line Mountain. Softball — Lourdes Regional at Pine Grove, April 23; Greenwood at Line Mountain. Track and field — Shamokin Area’s track meet at Central Mountain, scheduled for today, has been postponed until […]

Romanoski Hall of Fame inductees preview continues


The Bernie Romanoski Sr. chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame will honor eight adults, four student athletes and the 1989-1990 Line Mountain state championship-winning wrestling team during its annual induction breakfast at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 21 at Masser’s Banquet Hall in Paxinos. Craig Taxis, Neil Whary, Leroy Zalewski, Willard Reed, Christopher Hodrick, Steve Dreibelbis, John Lazicki and […]

Franek wins Selinsgrove opener, track debuts new pit area



A new era began Saturday night in the storied history of Selinsgrove Speedway. For the first time, fans and teams had a clear view of the racing action all around the big half-mile speedway as the pit area was moved outside the track during the winter. Rigs are no longer parked inside as a new pit area was created outside […]

Fiamoncini wins javelin at BU Classic



LEWISBURG — Mount Carmel Area graduate Maura Fiamoncini, a freshman at Bucknell University, won the women’s javelin throw at the Bucknell University Classic Saturday with a throw of 178 feet, 2 inches. The two-time PIAA state champion topped a field of 38 entrants and had the top four throws of the competition. Other area athletes who competed Saturday on the […]

Schultz throws no-hitter, MCA tops UDA 3-1



ELIZABETHVILLE — Thomas Schultz pitched a no-hitter, striking out nine batters, in a 3-1 non-league baseball win over Upper Dauphin Saturday. Blair Wagner led the offense with two hits, including a home run, and Tommy Reisinger also had two hits, including a double. Mount Carmel improved to 4-1 overall. MOUNT CARMEL (AB-R-H-BI): Ayres 4-1-1-1, Schultz 4-0-1-1, Owens 0-0-0-0, Wagner 3-1-2-1, […]


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