WILLIAMSPORT — With so much on his mind as graduation approaches and he moves on to the University of Pennsylvania to study astrophysics, Shamokin Area’s Marshall Buggy was trying to achieve a, so-far, elusive dream.
WILLIAMSPORT — Although no area girls joined Mount Carmel’s 4x800 relay team or discus thrower Dani Rae Renno as champions at Saturday’s District Four track and field championships, three girls advanced to next week’s state championships by qualifying.
WILLIAMSPORT — A year ago, Krystof Lapotsky qualified for the PIAA Class AA championship in the 3,200-meter run with a fourth-place finish in the District 4 meet.
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With a 17-3 record during the regular season and a home playoff game coming up on Wednesday, Mount Carmel baseball has been rolling along.
MILTON — Line Mountain head coach Sam Strause admits that his baseball team has been struggling lately when it comes to putting runs on the board — especially late in the season.
WILLIAMSPORT — Boys track and field teams from Shamokin and Southern Columbia lead team scoring following the first day of the District 4 Track and Field Championships at STA Stadium in Williamsport.
WILLIAMSPORT – Caroline Fletcher was in the race of her life, trying to pull her Mount Carmel Area girls 4x800-meter relay team to their second consecutive District 4 Class AA championship.
MOUNT CARMEL — With Shamokin softball already locked into a playoff spot next week, the Indians were able to tune up against Lourdes Regional, Thursday, 14-0.
CATAWISSA RR — With district playoffs in track and field beginning yesterday, Southern softball raced around the bases and held on for a 14-11 victory against Benton, as three players knocked in a pair of runs, including Natasha Corley.
The first Eastern tour of 2019 for the NOS Energy Drink World of Outlaws, found the Series pulling into the famed Lincoln Speedway on Wednesday night for the Gettysburg Clash and the PA Posse left with the bragging rights for the first of three races in the Keystone State.
LEWISBURG — Line Mountain (14-4) softball pulled out a victory in extra innings on Friday against Lewisburg, 1-0.
Lourdes Regional’s Thomas Schultz and Ty Klembara were named to the Pennsylvania Sports Writers All-State Boys Basketball team on Tuesday.
MAHANOY — Shamokin beat Mahanoy in a baseball game on Wednesday in six innings, 10-0.
After not participating in track and field during his freshman year, Shamokin’s Brian Hornberger has jumped onto the scene as a top performer in shot put and discus.
COAL TOWNSHIP — The Indians erupted for 15 runs in the first inning and toppled Sugar Valley, 19-0.
Mount Carmel Area’s Jack Chapman received his first Division I offer to play football at Army West Point.
ALMEDIA — Everyone heard the roar of the crowd except for the person who was responsible for the loud cheers Saturday afternoon during the Pennsylvania Heartland Athletic Conference championship meet at Central Columbia High School’s Blue Jay Stadium.
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MANDATA — Line Mountain beat Southern Columbia in a softball game on Friday, 13-0.
KULPMONT — The Red Tornadoes have been red-hot as of late, and there’s no better time for the baseball team be at its best.
CATAWISSA RR — Southern softball beat Sugar Valley, Thursday, for the second time this season, 11-1, as Avery Konyar struck out nine in five innings of work.
COAL TOWNSHIP — The Indians scratched and clawed against Owen Arndt, Wednesday afternoon, but ultimately the hard-throwing right-hander proved to be too much and blanked Shamokin during Lewisburg’s 2-0 win.
Susquehanna track and field star Chris Petraskie was named Field Athlete of the Year by the Landmark Conference. Petraskie was also announced as an All-Landmark First-Team selection on Tuesday.
LEWISBURG — Shamokin softball recorded 16 hits in a 12-5 win versus Lewisburg, Tuesday.
Shamokin senior Blake Zalar announced Monday that he will be joining Penn State’s football squad as a preferred walk-on this coming fall.
Mount Carmel girls track won its third straight PHAC-III title last week and are hungry for more major victories at districts.
COAL TOWNSHIP — Mark Wetzel and Casen Sandri each recorded and RBI as Shamokin baseball doubled up Selinsgrove, 2-1, Monday.
CATAWISSA R.R. — Home-field advantage can be quantified in a number of ways depending on the sport. In baseball, the home team is granted the privilege of getting the last opportunity to score in a ballgame by batting in the bottom-half of an inning.
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COAL TOWNSHIP – After Joey Masser finished sixth a year ago in the District 4 Class 3A high jump, clearing 6 feet, 5 inches, he became the forgotten jumper.
After being named to the All-State teams for girls basketball, Lilly Bickel, a senior at Our Lady of Lourdes and DanniRae Renno, a sophomore at Mount Carmel Area, thanked the help of coaches and teammates.
HARRISBURG – With the appointment of Harold Daub as newly appointed executive director of the Pennsylvania Federation of Sportsmen and Conservations came all the public-relations generated quotes attributed to the 57-year-old Muir native always associated with such press releases.
KULPMONT — Mount Carmel baseball beat Bloomsburg on Saturday, 8-3.
CATAWISSA R.R. — Southern Columbia’s baseball team lost to South Williamsport on Friday, 11-4.
Sierra Coleman is taking her basketball skills to Immaculata University after demonstrating her resiliency during her time at Lourdes Regional.
Hughesville 11, Southern Columbia 5
The touring Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series will bring its 360 cubic inch sprint car teams to Central Pa. to compete with the Central Pa. sprint car stars in the two-race, “Battle of the Groves II,” this weekend.
COAL TOWNSHIP — It's no secret that every softball and baseball game matters once crunch-time rolls around in May. Shamokin, a team that is coming off a deep playoff run last season, might just happen to know what it takes to winning those important games.
COAL TOWNSHIP — With first place in the Pennsylvania Heartland Athletic Conference Division II on the line, Shamokin Area boys track and field coach Mike Rogers probably couldn’t have dreamed of a worse start to Wednesday’s dual meet with unbeaten Lewisburg than the one he got.
CATAWISSA RR — Thomas Schultz went 3-4 at the plate for the Red Tornadoes as they topped Southern Columbia for the second time this season, 6-1.
MANDATA — Line Mountain topped Juniata in Tuesday’s softball matchup, 7-3.
MOUNT CARMEL — Mount Carmel girls’ track and field won its third straight PHAC-III title after the team notched a victory on Tuesday’s dual meet with South Williamsport, 125-24.
COAL TOWNSHIP — Jake Thompson’s perfect day at the plate proved to be vital in giving the Indians the edge — and a 4-2 victory — in Monday’s baseball matchup with Jersey Shore.
COAL TOWNSHIP — Payton Whary and Annie Hornberger each went deep for the Indians, who topped Pottsville softball Saturday, 13-3.
HARRISBURG – When it comes to whitetail deer, Pennsylvanians can factually make the claim “We’re No. 1!”
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MANDATA — East Juniata baseball erupted for four runs in the sixth inning and came back to stun Line Mountain, 7-5, on Thursday.
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