CATAWISSA RR — Despite being just a junior in high school, Southern Columbia wide receiver Julian Fleming needs no introduction.
CATAWISSA RR — Southern Columbia boys basketball head coach Pete Long heard positive comments from the public about Julian Fleming long before he started coaching at the school this season.
HAYNESVILLE, Maine — Andre Morin said missing the Great American Outdoor Show in Harrisburg is not an option for his Maine-based Katahdin’s Shadow Outfitters in order to talk with the most potential bear hunters.
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COAL TOWNSHIP — Lydia Deptula scored 16 points and Kaitlyn Dunn added 15 to lead the Indians to a 48-37 win over Montoursville on Friday.
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COAL TOWNSHIP — Milton wrestling may be having some troubles with injuries as the regular season winds down, but it didn’t show all that much during Thursday’s 42-25 victory over Shamokin.
COAL TOWNSHIP — Ty Klembara and Adam Sandri both scored 25 points while Thomas Schultz added 15 to lead the Red Raiders over Weatherly, 89-57, Thursday in Coal Township.
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MOUNT CARMEL — The Mount Carmel boys basketball team proved relentless on both sides of the ball during Wednesday’s 76-48 romp over HAC-III rival Bloomsburg.
COAL TOWNSHIP — Bloomsburg won a tale of two halves over Lourdes Regional girls basketball Wednesday, recovering from a 12 point first half to win 50-46 over the Red Raiders.
CATAWISSA RR — In preparation for inclement weather on Saturday, the ThinkBIG Basketball Classic doubleheader between Mount Carmel and Southern Columbia girls and boys basketball teams will be running under an altered schedule.
COAL TOWNSHIP — The Indians received 23 points from Lydia Deptula in a 49-46 victory over Mifflinburg on Tuesday.
HERSHEY — A story in Tuesday’s edition of The News-Item incorrectly stated that Shamokin Area made its first trip last weekend to the PIAA Competitive Spirit Championships at the Giant Center. It was, in fact, the second year in a row the Indians have qualified for the prestigious event, now…
MANDATA — Warrior Run boys basketball head coach Eric Wertman was not pleased with a particular shot from Kade Anzulavich, but the junior made up for it in a 61-60 win versus Line Mountain on Monday.
COAL TOWNSHIP — Frances Czeponis managed a double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds to lead Lourdes Regional over Shenandoah Valley, 38-22, Monday in Coal Township.
LEWISBURG — A record-setting performance from Bucknell senior Nate Sestina led the Bison men’s basketball team to a 93-78 victory over Holy Cross on Monday night at Sojka Pavilion. Sestina made all 11 of his field goal attempts without a miss, setting a new Bucknell and Patriot League single…
LEWISBURG — Bucknell director of athletics and recreation Jermaine Truax on Monday announced that Joe Susan has resigned as head football coach and will take on a role within the athletics department.
HERSHEY — Southern Columbia advanced to the small category semifinals of the PIAA Competitive Spirit Championships over the weekend at Giant Center in Hershey.
ELYSBURG — Jillian Maurer, 12, and her older sister, Rachel, 15, of Elysburg concluded the 2018 go-kart racing season with success, according to a press release from the organization.
MANDATA – After rolling to four convincing victories in its annual Line Mountain Duals II Tournament, all that stood between the host Eagles and a day of perfection Saturday was backyard rival Shikellamy.
MIDDLEBURG — Four players had eight or more points to lead Shamokin past the Mustangs on Saturday, 55-23.
CASTALIA, N.C. — During the next 4-6 weeks outdoors enthusiasts will be traveling throughout Pennsylvania to attend a variety sports shows that target their many interests.
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MOUNT CARMEL — Donovan James not only recently became the all-time leading scorer in Mount Carmel boys basketball, but he used his time as a Red Tornado to leave a huge impression on those around him.
COAL TOWNSHIP — Shamokin edged Mifflinburg, 59-58, in Friday night’s HAC-I showdown between two of the division’s top teams.
CATAWISSA RR — As each week brings us closer to the high school boys basketball playoffs, Southern continues to play as if it is already that time of year.
Shamokin boys basketball will enter Friday night with a 6-4 record and are only six wins away from surpassing the team’s win total from a season ago.
MOUNT CARMEL — Mount Carmel defeated Shamokin girls swimming, 71-66, during Thursday’s dual meet held at the Mount Carmel Area High School pool.
CATAWISSA RR — Jill Marks scored 15 points and Sarah Rodriguez added 13 to lead Southern Columbia to a 48-31 rout of South Williamsport on Wednesday.
CATAWISSA RR – With Lear Quinton on deck, Muncy decided to issue an intentional walk.
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MOUNT CARMEL — On Monday, DaniRae Renno and the Red Tornadoes gave Shamokin girls basketball all it could handle in a 41-33 win.
CATAWISSA RR — Two of the state’s top wrestling teams will meet tonight at Southern Columbia when Muncy makes a trip down Route 54 to meet the Tigers in Catawissa.
MAHANOY CITY — Donovan James scored 15 points against Mahanoy Area to secure his place at the top of Mount Carmel’s all-time scoring list, surpassing Timmy Wargo’s previous record of 1,364 points.
SHAMOKIN — Signups for the Shamokin Youth Girls Basketball League are underway for the organization’s 16th season.
CATAWISSA RR — The final match of the day at the annual SoCo Shuffle duals tournament was shaping up to be a dandy between a pair of teams that haven’t lost this season.
MANDATA — Line Mountain topped Bloomsburg and St. Joseph’s but fell to the tournament’s top dogs during Saturday’s Line Mountain Duals.
An announcement that could potentially alter the landscape of pro wrestling in the United States and the passing of an icon who played a major role during an era that radically changed the landscape of the sport in this country during the 1980s, ironically occurred within hours of each other…
BEAR GRASS, N.C. — Truth be told, the exhibitors and outdoors media enjoy and look forward to attending the annual Early Bird Sports Expo the last weekend in January at the Bloomsburg Fair Ground the same as the customers who make the four-day event part of their winter routine.
COAL TOWNSHIP — Shamokin boys basketball had some early success in its HAC-I matchup with Danville on Friday, but the Ironmen erupted in the second, which led to a 56-45 win.
COAL TOWNSHIP — Cheerleading squads from Shamokin, Southern Columbia, Milton and Williamsport brought home gold at the District 4 Competitive Spirit Championship Saturday afternoon at Shamokin Area Middle/High School.
WILLIAMSTOWN — Lilly Bickel scored 14 points and Katie Sandri had 10 to lead the Lourdes Regional (7-1) girls basketball over Williams Valley (6-4) 43-34 Friday.
For the second year in a row, the weekend following the turn of the new year is going to be a busy one for area wrestling fans.
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COAL TOWNSHIP — They don’t give out a coal bucket when the Shamokin Area and Mount Carmel Area wrestlers battle. Nevertheless, this is a dual meet that neither team ever wants to lose.
The inaugural Coach’s Select All-State Football Teams were announced this week and a dozen area players were given the distinct honor after leaving a lasting impression during a successful 2018 season.
CATAWISSA RR — After a tough loss to Shamokin last week, Southern Columbia rebounded with a gritty 46-44 win against Lewisburg on Thursday.
CATAWISSA RR — Southern Columbia wrestlers earned six pins Thursday to lead the way to a 66-3 rout of South Williamsport.
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