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.

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Braun Strowman is out and Finn Balor is in as Brock Lesnar’s challenger for the Universal title at next Sunday’s Royal Rumble marathon and All Elite Wrestling is already having an impact on the business of professional wrestling without having yet run a single event. Those are two of the maj…

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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…

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.

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.

The evolving card for the upcoming WWE Royal Rumble that typically starts us, as John Cena is back to remind everyone, “On the road to WrestleMania”, and the AEW rally in Jacksonville this past week are two stories at the forefront of our musings this week In This Corner.

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.

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.