MECHANICSBURG — The PIAA met with representatives from the governor’s office Friday afternoon to discuss options for the resumption of high school sports this fall.
Not one, but two people named Kamala Harris made news headlines this week, while WWE continued to have television ratings problems despite what most fans saw as somewhat improved shows in the continued build for next week’s Takeover and SummerSlam network events, the latter of which appears …
TURBOTVILLE — A year ago, Warrior Run put together the best season in school history thanks in large part to a huge senior class which comprised 19 of the team's 52 rostered players. The Defenders hosted the first-ever playoff game in program history and put together a convincing 28-7 win ov…
Following last Friday’s torrential thunderstorms, Big Diamond and Williams Grove Speedways have rescheduled their Andy Fayash and Billy Kimmel Memorials, respectively, for this evening.
FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP — “Break time for hand sanitizing and drinks” has been a phrased used often this week during a youth soccer camp on the athletic practice fields of the Southern Columbia Area School District.
STATE COLLEGE — Growing up in a family full of Nittany Lion fans, Dylan Farronato attended plenty of Penn State football games throughout his life.
MECHANICSBURG — The PIAA is pushing back mandatory practices for fall sports at least two weeks and plans to reconvene Aug. 21 to discuss the future of the fall sports season after Gov. Wolf made comments Thursday that he believes no sports should take place until 2021.
An apparent desperation effort for Raw ratings that produced a highly disjointed show amidst the build for a SummerSlam pay per view that rumors have Vince McMahon now trying to move to Atlantic City, Eric Bischoff’s first appearance on TNT in two decades and yet another effort to resuscitat…
HARRISBURG — During a press conference late Thursday morning, Gov. Tom Wolf said he and Dr. Rachel Levine believe no sports should be played for the remainder of 2020.
Selinsgrove Speedway will return to action this Sunday evening, hosting a United States Auto Club (USAC)-sanctioned, open-wheel doubleheader show.
LEWISBURG — The Bucknell football program is pleased to present its All-Decade Team for the 2010s, as selected by Bison Nation through fan polls on BucknellBison.com. The initiative was presented by Fairfield Auto Group.
There is a lot of talk about fall high school sports, and what will happen in Pennsylvania.
MANDATA — Line Mountain is the first local school to have a fall season affected by the coronavirus pandemic, as the Mid-Penn Conference announced Monday evening that it will be pushing its starting date for practices back until Sept. 4.
HARRISBURG — Currently, the biggest debate in high school sports is whether or not fans should be in attendance at games this coming fall.
ATLAS — Most local people who have been involved in youth sports may not know Jim Bush personally, but they are well aware of his longtime involvement in the Mount Carmel Area Junior Baseball League (MCAJBL).
It’s officially August, which means there will finally be high school sports this month — for most schools.
Establishing the WWE main event for SummerSlam, another positive AEW effort on Dynamite and a special find for veteran wrestling fans are the focus this week In This Corner as we enter the last month of one of the most unique summers ever with the era of more questions than answers showing n…
The past few weekends, local sprint car tracks had hosted the touring Ollie’s Bargain Outlets All Star Circuit of Champions and NOS Energy Drink World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series, with large payouts for each of the programs.
MECHANICSBURG — “Protect yourself, protect others, protect the season.”
MECHANICSBURG — The PIAA approved a return-to-play format Wednesday during a Board of Directors meeting.
HARRISBURG — On Saturday, the Pennsylvania Board of Game Commission gave preliminary approval for night-vision optics while hunting furbearers, amended regulations that require nonhunters to wear fluorescent-orange clothing on game lands during fall hunting season, and approved the acquisiti…
The NOS Energy Drink World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series has invaded the Keystone State this week, for the first time of the 2020 season.
ANNVILLE — The Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC) announced the suspension of intercollegiate athletics for the fall semester for all 18 member schools Friday morning.
Drew McIntyre retained the WWE heavyweight championship with a victory over Dolph Ziggler, Shinsuke Nakamura and Cesaro captured the tag team titles from the New Day and Bray Wyatt turned into the Fiend to apparently destroy Braun Strowman in their non-title Swamp Match at last Sunday’s Extr…
STATE COLLEGE — Though there are still some unanswered questions surrounding the football season as the fall approaches, nobody doubts the players’ eagerness to get back onto the field.
BLOOMSBURG — To say Bloomsburg University’s soccer team has had successful seasons each of the last two years would be an understatement.
BLOOMSBURG — To say Bloomsburg University's soccer team has had successful seasons each of the last two years would be an understatement.
MOUNT CARMEL — As the Vince Lombardi Trophy sat on display in the Silver Bowl at Mount Carmel late Friday afternoon, Kansas City General Manager and Mount Carmel Area graduate Brett Veach was met by familiar faces in former teammates, coaches, friends and fans who came out to congratulate th…
Who would’ve thought my first column would be about football?
Plenty of money awaits the 410 sprint car teams for the next two weekends as the PA Posse hosts the Ollie’s Bargain Outlets All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Series this weekend at Williams Grove and Port Royal Speedways as the NOS Energy Drink World of Outlaws Series will make their …
MECHANICSBURG — The Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA) announced Wednesday that the current plan for high school sports remains on track to begin practices and athletic competitions for fall seasons on time.
LOCK HAVEN — The Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) announced Wednesday morning that it has decided to postpone all athletic competitions and practices for the fall semester.
SHAMOKIN — Normally, there is not much of a trickle-down effect from professional sports to local high school sports.
WILLIAMSPORT — The first Lycoming College student-athlete to earn CoSIDA Academic All-District honors in two sports in the same year, Kayla Kline, (Mifflinburg, Pa./Mifflinburg Area) has been honored as Lycoming College’s NCAA Woman of the Year nominee, the NCAA announced Tuesday.
SHAMOKIN — It’s been a strange summer in the world of sports so far.
LEWISBURG - Just days after the Ivy League became the first Division I athletic conference to call off fall sports as the nation continues to grapple with COVID-19, the Patriot League announced it will not host competitive sports this fall.
ATLAS — The old saying “speed kills” can take on a few meanings, but that phrase in the sports world usually means that the faster an athlete is, the more successful he or she is.
Kyle Larson, of Elk Grove, California rode into the Keystone State for the 30th annual Pa. Sprint Car Speedweeks program as the hottest driver on dirt, collecting wins with the All Star Circuit of Champions and World of Outlaw Sprint Car Series and claiming wins with the USAC Midgets, before…
LANCASTER — The Centennial Conference, a Division III conference that Susquehanna University’s football team competes in, announced Tuesday that it has canceled all intercollegiate sports competition for the upcoming fall semester.
HARRISBURG — A new license year began July 1, meaning new licenses are required when hunting.
SELINSGROVE — Susquehanna University announced Monday that its annual fall homecoming-reunion weekend and fall family weekend events have been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.
MECHANICSBURG — The Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA) offered several specific guidelines regarding voluntary workouts on Friday, which answered three of the most frequently asked questions that the association has been receiving in regard to COVID-19 restrictions.
SUNBURY — Sunny Hill Golf Course and Driving Range held its Glowball and Y’eggs tournaments last week at its golf course on Rt. 61 in Sunbury.
Despite all of our current issues that need and deserve to be addressed in a thoughtful and logical way that could make the quality of life better for everyone, for so many reasons, this is still the greatest country in the world and well-worth celebrating. With the recent increases in confi…
Every fall is exciting for high school sports as it brings along new teams, new athletes and new opportunities for the new academic school year.
Coming into the 2019-20 academic year, several area teams and individuals set out on quests to defend district and state championships.
While waiting to interview 2019 Lourdes Regional graduate Thomas Schultz after a high school baseball game between Shamokin and Mount Carmel over a year ago, a professional scout stood by and — kindly making small talk — asked an assuming rhetorical question anyone would about a small area, …
In four years, Southern Columbia’s Gaige Garcia has become one of the most decorated athletes the area has seen in recent memory.
As a seven-time swimming state champ and eight-time district champ who qualified for the Olympic Trials prior to her senior year of high school, it’s hard to remember when Shamokin’s Abby Doss was considered an underdog in any event.
Last night’s program at Port Royal Speedway was not completed at press time, so results weren’t available. Heading into the show at the Juniata County oval, four different winners graced Victory Lane at five events.
KULPMONT — Football and cheerleading signups will be held Wednesday, July 8, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the pavilion near the concession stand at the field along Ash Street.
COAL TOWNSHIP — To some, it may feel like the last time there was a live sporting event in the area, there was snow on the ground.
- Male juvenile suffers burns in early morning house fire in Mount Carmel
- Six charged by state police in Shamokin Street drug bust
- Woman confined to overturned vehicle for 30 minutes
- Marian L. Weikel
- Pharmacist charged with stealing drugs
- Roof of fire-damaged apartment building in Mount Carmel collapses
- Coal Township man charged with assaulting two police officers during scuffle
- Judge finds Olvany not guilty of summary offense
- Steven Asa Orme
- City code enforcement officer fired