MANDATA — Line Mountain’s girls basketball team picked up a win over Benton in its home opener Monday evening, 49-18.
COAL TOWNSHIP — Lourdes Regional’s boys basketball team outscored Northumberland Christian 24-21 to earn a 2-point victory at home on Saturday, 57-55.
On Saturday, it was announced that Southern Columbia’s boys basketball team has postponed its games until Jan. 27.
MANDATA — Line Mountain beat Mount Carmel (46-18) and Meadowbrook Christian (60-9) during a tri-meet Friday evening at Line Mountain High School in Mandata.
MILTON — Despite a scoring onslaught in the fourth quarter in a near-comeback effort, Milton’s boys basketball fell to Jersey Shore Friday evening in a tight game, 63-60.
MIFFLINBURG - There's no denying the fact that Mifflinburg's boys have been playing like a team possessed this season.
Penn State’s Aaron Brooks was on top of the world. He had just won the Big Ten wrestling title at 184-pounds and was highly ranked and looking forward to heading to Minneapolis for the NCAA championships.
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A handful of contests within the area that were scheduled for Friday and Saturday were postponed.
The boys basketball matchup between Southern Columbia and Mount Carmel is one of three local contests scheduled for Thursday that were postponed.
COAL TOWNSHIP — Lourdes Regional boys basketball team fell to Weatherly at home Thursday night, 68-45.
COAL TOWNSHIP — There were a lot of firsts for Shamokin’s boys and girls swim team as it opened up the season Wednesday in Coal Township.
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Central Columbia hung tough with Mount Carmel for the first quarter. That’s when DaniRae Renno started to take over.
FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP — In a back-and-forth contest through all four quarters, Southern Columbia fell to Nativity in a non-conference game at home Wednesday evening, 53-52.
COAL TOWNSHIP — If you’re going to open the season a month late, you may as well open it with a bang, which is just what Shamokin Area’s boys did Tuesday, beating defending District 4 4A champion Montoursville, 50-48.
CATAWISSA RR — Southern Columbia’s boys basketball team reached a couple of milestones on Tuesday night in their home-opener against Milton. The Tigers won their first game of the COVID-19 era, and first-year coach Mike Woytowich picked up his first win as a head coach as his squad defeated …
FOUNTAIN SPRINGS — Ryan Weidner popped his head out from the bottom for a reversal and immediately hit a half-nelson to put North Schuylkill’s Neekoli Caraballo on his back. Finally, Weidner’s Mount Carmel Area team had something to cheer about.
ALLENTOWN — Katie Sandri and Emma Shimko each scored 15 points during Lourdes Regional’s season opener Tuesday against Executive Education Charter Academy.
The Red Tornado football program reached into its long list of former football greats to address current members of the squad at the 102nd annual Rotary Football Banquet, which will be held virtually and televised tonight at 8 p.m. on WKMC (channel No. 13).
MOUNT CARMEL — If you’re a fan of up-tempo basketball, Monday night’s game between Mount Carmel and Athens was right in your wheelhouse.
MIFFLINBURG - Shamokin Area head coach Jordan Rickert is having a good time watching her girls play in the early goings of the restarted season, and apparently the feeling is mutual.
BLOOMSBURG — After Southern held a 16-8 lead at the end of the first quarter, Bloomsburg scored 37 points in the second and third, boosting them to a 65-48 win over the Tigers Monday evening.
COAL TOWNSHIP — Balanced scoring, three pointers, pressure defense and a big run to start to the game were all main contributors in giving Lewisburg a 68-39 win over Lourdes Regional Saturday night.
COAL TOWNSHIP — Shamokin girls toppled Jersey Shore at home Saturday afternoon, 54-30.
In 2017 and 2018, the quarterback-wide receiver duo of Stone Hollenbach and Julian Fleming helped Southern Columbia win state titles.
SELINSGROVE - Mifflinburg's boys basketball team began 2021 the way it ended 2020 - with a dominating performance.
MILTON — A 21-point fourth quarter helped Milton beat Hughesville Friday evening at home, 61-58.
UNIVERSITY PARK – Penn State football head coach James Franklin announced a coaching staff change Friday with the hiring of Mike Yurcich as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach and the departure of Kirk Ciarrocca.
The continued effects of COVID-19, yet another return by Goldberg on Legends Night at Raw and the passing of a prominent wrestling star from yesteryear are our top headlines this week in pro wrestling as the new year begins, unfortunately, too much like the old year ended.
BETHLEHEM – The Patriot League has announced a plan for League schedules for baseball, field hockey, football, men’s and women’s lacrosse, men’s and women’s soccer, softball and volleyball during the 2021 spring semester. League play will be contingent on the League and its member institutions being able to conduct competitions in ways that protect the health and safety of student-athletes, coaches, staff members and their communities.
Last season, Shamokin girls swimming had two relay teams and two individuals qualify for the Class 2A State Championships.
For many years and under many positions, Terry Sharrow, who passed away on Jan. 4 from complications of COVID-19, made an impact at Southern Columbia.
COAL TOWNSHIP — Shamokin Area softball coach Rick Kashner announced Wednesday that he will be putting in a letter of resignation from his position as head coach.
It’s obvious that the 2020-21 wrestling season would bear little resemblance to any in the past. But the coaches for the four local teams, including two new ones, are excited to make the best of the bad hand with which they were dealt.
So far, the 2020-21 high school boys basketball season has lasted one day. Mount Carmel was the only team to play on opening night back on Dec. 11, with a win over South Williamsport, before Gov. Tom Wolf’s latest COVID-19 partial lockdown kicked in, which will last until Monday.
MECHANICSBURG — The Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA) canceled its board of directors meeting, which was scheduled today, due to having no agenda items to discuss at the meeting.
COAL TOWNSHIP — After a three week shutdown, high school sports teams were able to gather together and practice on Monday for the first time since Dec. 11.
LEWISBURG – As the defending Patriot League regular-season champion Bucknell women’s basketball team prepares to open the 2020-21 campaign this weekend, a lot of cautious optimism will surround the Bison.
By the time Christmas rolled around last week, the year 2020 had already taken a toll on so many people in our world and on the pro wrestling industry. Sadly, the final week of this dismal year continued its onslaught with the death of legendary 88-year-old wrestler Danny Hodge on Christmas …
HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Wolf announced Wednesday that the time-limited mitigation orders, which included a pause on interscholastic sports, will expire Jan. 4 at 8 a.m.
SHAMOKIN — When COVID-19 started to affect sports in March, athletes got creative with the way they trained.
LEWISBURG – There is no question the way that the 2019-20 season ended left a bad taste in the mouths of the players and coaches on Bucknell University’s men’s basketball team.
PITMAN — As restaurants and bars are continuing to navigate uncharted waters due to coronavirus, Jack’s Spot received some unlikely news Monday morning from an even more unlikely person — Barstool Sports President Dave Portnoy.
Ten local football players were selected to the Class 2A Coaches All-State team, which was released by Pa. Football News (PFN) over the weekend.
Every year, there is some controversy surrounding all-state football teams.
The season that ended in a second state gold in the past three years for Southern Columbia’s girls soccer team was filled with about every emotion possible. A team that never won more than two games in a row during the regular season and nearly saw its season coming to an end when they were …
A season after losing arguably the most accomplished senior class in state history in terms of production, this year’s group continued the gridiron tradition at Southern Columbia.
On Nov. 28, fittingly at HersheyPark Stadium, Southern Columbia head coach Jim Roth set the Pennsylvania record for the most career coaching victories on the gridiron.
Results and fallout from last weekend’s TLC pay per view, including a huge pre-Christmas week for Roman Reigns, strong AEW Dynamite and NXT shows this past Wednesday and the premature death of an NFL great who crossed over into pro wrestling and impressed wrestlers and fans alike are three o…
There is one thing in common with every high school athletic program that has sustained success. Winning is a culture, and it is the only acceptable result going forward from day to day, month to month, and year to year.
Winning football games starts up front. In the case of Southern Columbia, they entered the new decade having to replace everyone that had previously battled in the trenches. Just one starter returned from the 2019 PIAA championship team on the offensive line, but that didn’t stop the new cre…
The trademark of Southern Columbia’s defense has always been their ability to shut down the running game forcing opponents to try and beat them through the air. This year’s secondary was a bit of a question mark heading into the season as the Tigers were replacing two of three starters. Seni…
Included in Southern Columbia’s once-in-a-generation football class of graduates last year were inside linebackers Cal Haladay and Max Tillett, who finished their careers as the top two tacklers in Tiger history.
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