LEWISBURG — Mike Muscala, one of the greatest men’s basketball players in Bucknell history, had his jersey retired Saturday during a ceremony at halftime of the team’s 72-68 victory over American.
SELINSGROVE — While the Icebreaker 40 for combined modifieds is coming up as the 2020 season opener at Selinsgrove Speedway on Saturday, March 21, so too is the first show of the season for the 410 sprint cars and super late models just one week later on Sunday, March 29.
CATAWISSA — Saturday was a pretty good day for area wrestlers competing at the District 4 Class 2A South Sectional at Southern Columbia Area High School.
TURBOTVILLE — The Warrior Run varsity baseball team will team up with the Watson Inn for a fundraising event tomorrow in the form of a chicken wing eating contest to help raise money to cover expenses for the team’s upcoming trip to The Ripken Experience in Myrtle Beach, SC at the end of March.
LEWISBURG — Evan Dominick of Lewisburg recently traveled to Central Florida to participate in the Bike Sebring Charitable Ride in which he placed first in the 12-hour standard bike, 15-19 year old division.
TURBOTVILLE — The Warrior Run boys varsity basketball team put an emphatic cap on a strong second half of the regular season with a dominant, 63-43 win over Muncy on Thursday night.
LEWISBURG — Four Bison scored in double figures, led by 18 points from Ellie Mack, and the Bucknell women’s basketball team defeated Navy 75-65 Wednesday evening at Sojka Pavilion. Tessa Brugler added 16 points, Taylor O’Brien 11, and Abby Kapp 10, as Bucknell improved to 17-6 overall and 10…
UNIVERSITY PARK — The Penn State Nittany Lions, ranked No. 2 nationally on InterMat’s Tournament Power Index, will host No. 3 Ohio State on Saturday in the 2020 BJC Dual. The Nittany Lions and Buckeyes square off at 7:30 p.m. in the BTN national telecast.
MILTON — The first half of Wednesday’s Heartland Athletic Conference crossover matchup against Montoursville was something that neither Milton head coach Phil Davis nor his players have experienced yet this season.
TURBOTVILLE — The Warrior Run girls varsity basketball team concluded its regular season schedule with a dominant win over St. John Neumann Wednesday night, but the victory nearly came with a heavy cost to the Lady Defenders.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. —Andrew Funk scored 20 points, 13 coming in an electric start to the game, but Bucknell fell 60-59 at Navy on Wednesday night. Cam Davis scored 22 for Navy, which snapped a three-game losing streak while extending Bucknell’s slide to five in a row.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Penn State men’s basketball team (19-5, 9-4) won its seventh-straight game and fourth consecutive Big Ten Conference road contest with an 88-76 win over Purdue (14-11,7-7) on Tuesday, Feb. 11. The nine Big Ten wins tie coach Patrick Chambers’ best total as the Nitt…
NORTHUMBERLAND — Aaron Knauss became the first boys basketball player in Northumberland Christian history to eclipse the 2,000-point plateau when he converted a reverse layup at 2:16 of the fourth quarter against visiting Meadowbrook Christian Tuesday night to send the crowd at the Max and M…
ALMEDIA — The Milton boys varsity basketball team concluded its regular season with a 74-44 loss at Central Columbia in a Heartland-II division contest Tuesday night, but senior guard Ceaser Allen ended his high school varsity career with a bang as he scored a game-high 27 points in the contest.
UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State Nittany Lion wrestler Nick Lee has been named Big Ten Wrestler of the Week for the week ending Feb. 9, 2020. Lee’s honor is the first of the season for the second-ranked Nittany Lions. He shares the honor with Michigan’s Mason Parris.
SUNBURY — The Pennsylvania Heartland Athletic Conference will be holding its 8th Annual PHAC Basketball Championships beginning Wednesday and running through Friday at Shikellamy High School’s Phil Lockcuff Field House.
COAL TOWNSHIP — With playoffs looming, Shamokin boys hoops got ready for the occasion by dancing through the Milton defense with an 80-47 drubbing on Monday evening.
MILTON — Jamie Fedorjaka and Maddie Still both scored in double figures to lead Lewisburg to a 37-36 Heartland Athletic Conference crossover win over Milton Monday.
LEWISBURG — The Bucknell women’s basketball team outscored Loyola (Md.) 17-4 in the first quarter and never looked back in a 66-42 victory on Saturday afternoon at Sojka Pavilion. Senior Ellie Mack scored a game-high 18 points, and junior Ally Johnson tied her career high with 17 points, inc…
BALTIMORE, Md. — Bucknell cut a 13-point deficit to one with five minutes to play, but Loyola scored its final 15 points from the foul line in a game-ending 20-8 run and prevailed 78-65 at Reitz Arena on Saturday evening.
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — The Penn State Nittany Lions, ranked No. 2 in the latest InterMat Tournament Power Index, rolled through No. 6 Minnesota in the Lions’ final road dual of the season. Penn State won seven of ten bouts for the second time in three days and posted a convincing 31-10 victory…
UNIVERSITY PARK — Led by senior Lamar Stevens’ career-high 33 points, the No. 22 Penn State men’s basketball team topped Minnesota 83-77 on Saturday. The Nittany Lions won their sixth-straight game in front of a sold-out crowd of 15,261 fans in the Bryce Jordan Center.
WILLIAMSPORT — Swimmers from Warrior Run and Mifflinburg competed at the Williamsport Coaches Invitational on Saturday at Williamsport High School.
MIFFLINBURG — When Mifflinburg guard Dante Colon stepped to the free throw line with 7.1 seconds remaining in regulation and his team clinging to a one-point lead, the senior did his best to drown out everything surrounding him and focus on the basket.
SELINSGROVE — Two spots — one boys and one girls — remained available out of the Heartland Athletic Conference for the Eastern PA Regional Bowling Championships which are slated to begin the end of this month.
TURBOTVILLE — It was Senior Night at Warrior Run, but the Lady Defenders got a big effort from a sophomore to earn a come-from-behind victory against visiting Mount Carmel.
HERSHEY — Jerry Marks felt pretty good when 152 was drawn as the starting weight class for Thursday’s first round of the PIAA Class 2A Team Tournament.
MILTON — One of the finest seasons in years has hit its apex for the Milton Black Panthers, who entertained Shikellamy inside the Jungle Thursday on Senior Night.
CASTALIA, N.C. — Bird hunting — from grouse, to quail to pheasant — and playing music has taken Joe Faux, a Catawissa native and Southern Columbia High graduate, to practically all areas of the United States, from coast to coast and border to border.
One is headed to an Ivy League university, another is going to a Big Ten school and the final one plans on attending the best Division II wrestling school in the land.
TURBOTVILLE — Warrior Run rebounded from a tough loss Monday night to Lewisburg and pulled away against Bloomsburg in the second half to take a 52-39 Heartland Athletic Conference Division II victory on Wednesday.
COAL TOWSHIP — Despite being below .500, Mifflinburg boys basketball clamped down and played like one of the better teams in the area en route to a 70-66 win against Shamokin on Wednesday night.
When Allen H. Yearick passed away on Jan. 27 at the age of 91, the local sporting landscape lost an irreplaceable figure who lived a rich life, much of it dedicated to athletics from a very early age.
MOUNT CARMEL — Thomas Haynos and Anna Batkowski were both four-event winners to lead Lewisburg to a sweep of Mount Carmel in Heartland Athletic Conference action Tuesday.