Mount Carmel Area’s Tommy Reisinger recently received an offer to play baseball at Millersville University. The offer is his third since June and second to play at the Division II level, going along with his offer from Fairmont State University. His first offer from Arizona Christian Univers…

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Brock Lesnar returned at last Sunday’s Extreme Rules pay-per-view in Philadelphia to cash in his Money In The Bank Briefcase and defeat Seth Rollins, who had just been victorious with partner Becky Lynch over Baron Corbin and Lacey Evans in front of a large crowd at the Wells Fargo Center, t…

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KEMPTON — There are many and varied reasons for those interested in every and all aspects of historical muzzle loading firearms, their accouterments and the era known as “The Golden Age of Muzzle Loading” to visit the annual Gunmakers Fair the last weekend of July at Dixon Muzzleloading Shop…

MIDDLETOWN, Pa. — Former Millersville assistant and Bloomsburg standout Amanda Baer has been named Penn State Harrisburg softball head coach. She is set to become the Lions’ second head coach since the program’s inception in 2005.

Locust Gap beat the Elysburg Renegades in Game 4 of the Mount Carmel Area Junior Baseball League (MCAJBL) World Series on Monday in Elysburg by a score of 8-4.

The American Legion baseball playoffs continue today at 5:45 p.m. when Shamokin-Mount Carmel hosts Danville at Bunker Hill.

BERWICK — In a fast paced pitchers’ duel it was hard to figure out who would generate enough offense, but ultimately Berwick clipped Shamokin-Mount Carmel (St. Francis) for a 2-1 win on Wednesday in the American Legion baseball playoffs.

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World Wrestling Entertainment swings through the region this week with its SummerSlam Heatwave tour appearing at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes Barre tonight and next Sunday in Philadelphia for the Extreme Rules pay-per-view. The show in Wilkes Barre advertises Seth Rollins defending the Univer…

The keystone chapter announced the dates for its football officials meetings. PIAA requires an official’s attendance of at least six chapter meetings. Mandatory rules interpretation meeting will be held Tuesday, July 30, at 7 p.m. in room C-156 in the Shamokin Area High School. It is also ma…

COAL TOWNSHIP — Ed Smink has a lineup full of fastball hitters and it proved to be the downfall for his St. Francis American Legion team on a rare mid-week morning baseball game at Doug Dobson Memorial Field at Shamokin Area High School.

Responding to a number of factors on the rapidly changing pro wrestling landscape, Vince McMahon hired Paul Heyman and Eric Bischoff to be executive directors of Raw and Smackdown this past week according to a story broken by no less than Sports Illustrated.com, which had a very busy week co…

The annual District Four All-Star game, sponsored by the South Williamsport Lions Club, will be played tonight at Rodney K. Morgans Stadium in South Williamsport at 7 p.m.

After bursting onto the scene, Abby Doss continued to speed through the pool in her junior season and bolstered her list of accomplishments by winning a pair of gold medals this season. Her dominance in the world of high school swimming is enough to declare her The News-Item’s All-Around Ath…

After tearing up the gridiron and earning gold at the state wrestling championships, Gaige Garcia made another big move Monday as he committed to the University of Michigan, where he will wrestle and play football.

CATAWISSA RR — Southern Columbia halfback Gaige Garcia announced he is committing to the University of Michigan for both football and wrestling through a Twitter post Monday morning.

World Wrestling Entertainment presents Stomping Grounds on pay-per-view this evening from the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Washington with Kofi Kingston defending the company’s heavyweight championship inside the confines of a steel cage and Seth Rollins putting his Universal title on the line aga…