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SCA posts comeback win over Troy 59-56


When faced with adversity, you can find true grit in an athlete. With Southern Columbia’s boys basketball team having to make a long trip up to Troy to take on the Trojans in a District Four Class AAA opening round playoff...

Fulmer tops Renn in Williamsport, action continues with finals today


 WILLIAMSPORT — Connor Fulmer won his battle of undersized heavyweights with Line Mountain’s Jaron Renn Friday night for the second week in a row but had to fight even harder this time. The Southern Columbia senior took a 5-0 lead...

Perfect foul shooting helps Warriors top Indians 52-46


MONTOURSVILLE — Montoursville boys basketball coach Mike Mussina knows he has a good foul shooting team. On Friday night, he had a perfect foul shooting team. The Warriors made 18 of 18 foul shots, all in the second half, and...

Tornadoes demolish Wyalusing


MOUNT CARMEL — The final home game for seniors is always an emotional moment — but on Friday in Mount Carmel it was also a dominating one. The Red Tornadoes starting lineup, consisting of seniors Nicole Varano, Hannah Nolter, Emilee...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Area wrestlers nab eight sectional championships


CATAWISSA RR — Southern Columbia led a parade of area wrestlers to advance through the District IV Class AA Southern Sectional Saturday, sending 12 of its 14 wrestlers, including six champions, to next week’s District Four championships at Williamsport and...