COAL TOWNSHIP — The Shamokin Area School Board took an “unusual step” by voting to remove Rick Kashner as head coach and reinstate Christin Hughes after an emotional plea from the young players during Monday’s board meeting.

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BERWICK — Tom McDonald pitched 6.2 innings, scattering six hits and striking out seven, Damon Dowkus homered and Nathan Miller was 3-for-4 as Shamokin-Mount Carmel defeated Berwick 5-2 in Susquehanna Valley American Legion baseball Wednesday.

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HUGHESVILLE — Quinn Rollman, Blair Wagner and Mark Wetzel had two hits each, and Wetzel and Wagner combined to hold Hughesville to three hits as Shamokin-Mount Carmel won a Susquehanna Valley American Legion baseball game Monday, 5-2.

BLOOMINGTON, IND. — From Junior League baseball through to her freshman year of throwing the javelin at Bucknell University, Mount Carmel’s Maura Fiamoncini has worn all of her athletic uniforms proudly.

WILLIAMSPORT – Last summer about this time, John Dunn and his son, Nick, were at BB&T Park at Historic Bowman Field, watching a pitcher they knew.

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While generally friendly, but sometimes acrimonious debate raged on the internet among hardcore fans over the notion of labeling a certain bout the greatest pro wrestling match of all time, WWE television this past week had the go-home shows on Raw and Smackdown promoting the dual-branded Mo…

HARRISBURG — Robert Lombardi, PIAA executive director, isn’t sure what questions he will be asked Monday when the PIAA Legislative Oversight Committee convenes a public hearing Monday at the State Capitol but he’s sure of one thing — there will be a lot of interest.

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Bucknell University’s Maura Fiamoncini, a Mount Carmel Area graduate, finished second in the javelin at the United States of America Track and Field Junior Nationals Friday, earning a trip to Finland for the Junior World Nationals in July.

Michael A. Klembara, III, of Pottsville, will serve as the third base umpire during Friday's televised PIAA Class 6A Baseball Championship at Penn State University set to air on PCN at 3:30 p.m. Two years ago Klembara served as an official during Southern Columbia's seventh football state ch…

From the start of this track and field season, Southern Columbia junior Ethan Knoebel looked like a confident, smart runner. It was obvious watching him run that he not only was in tremendous physical shape, but that he had become a very tough runner mentally.

DANVILLE — Shamokin-Mount Carmel legion baseball team defeated Danville 5-4 in 10 innings of play, Wednesday. Cam Fenix got the win on the mound, throwing five innings in relief and allowing just one run.

Mount Carmel Area’s Nicole Varano didn’t win any medals at the PIAA State Track and Field Championships this season, but that’s about the only thing she didn’t achieve in a tremendous season that capped a tremendous senior year, which in turn capped an amazing high school athletic career.

Selinsgrove’s Dylan Yoder dominated the Showdown on Sand Hill sanctioned by the Ultimate Northeast Super Late Model series Saturday night at Selinsgrove Speedway.

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COAL TOWNSHIP — As a veteran of nine years, budding football player Eric Zalar knew what he wanted to get out of Saturday’s second annual Hynoski Football Camp at Kemp Memorial Stadium.

With the exception of Port Royal Speedway having an off weekend and no racing planned, area racing fans have plenty of options afforded to them over this weekend.

EUGENE, Ore. — Maura Fiamoncini may not have had her best day throwing the javelin Thursday at the NCAA Division I Track and Field Championships, but in a strange way, that confirmed just how special she may yet be.

TREVORTON — 19-year-old Hunter Harris, of Trevorton, is preparing to face some of the toughest competition in the region during round eight of the AMSOIL Grand National Cross Country Series scheduled for Saturday in Odessa, New York.

WASHINGTON — Digging deeper into a culture war that he’s repeatedly stoked, President Donald Trump on Monday called off a visit by the Philadelphia Eagles to the White House Tuesday, citing the dispute over whether NFL players must stand during the playing of the national anthem.

HARRISBURG — A Pennsylvania appeals court on Monday ordered the release of documents sealed in the criminal case against former Penn State administrators over their handling of child sex abuse complaints about former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.

Selinsgrove Speedway has honored the memory of former track champion Kramer Williamson five times since his passing in August 2013 with the running of the Kramer Kup. In four of those five races, Mark Smith has been in victory lane including the latest edition of the race Saturday night.

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Following last Friday’s five division show highlighted by URC Sprint cars, Big Diamond Speedway welcomes the Central PA Legends Series for its first visit of the season along with sportsman, roadrunners, street stocks, vintage stock cars and enduro racing tonight. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. and…