SELINSGROVE — The 2019 Zag Field Hockey/National Field Hockey Coaches Association Division III Scholars of Distinction were announced Wednesday morning and Susquehanna University sophomore Katie Koch, a graduate of Lewisburg Area High School, and freshman Abbey Reist were among the 321 stude…
SHAMOKIN — The Bernie Romanoski Sr. Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame has announced its annual induction ceremony has been postponed until next year due to the coronavirus pandemic.
BLOOMSBURG — Four members of the Bloomsburg University field hockey team have been honored as Zag Field Hockey/National Field Hockey Coaches Association Scholars of Distinction for the 2019 season as announced by the organization on Tuesday. Earning the award for the Huskies this past season…
Two weeks ago, Bret Williams and the Penn State Harrisburg baseball team were at Myrtle Beach playing its regular season schedule and maintaining its winning record.
With the coronavirus conquering every day schedules and events, it’s hard to imagine the numerous people who have been affected, including NFL Draft prospects around the nation.
MIFFLINBURG — Like many of her peers, Kayla Kline was disappointed and heartbroken when the season came to an abrupt end after the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference cancelled the remainder of the spring sports season on March 13 due to the coronavirus pandemc.
MIFFLINBURG — Though the Mifflinburg varsity baseball team posted a 14-6 overall record and advanced to the District 4 Class 4A semifinals, the Wildcats came up short of expectations in 2019.
LEWISBURG — In 2019, the Lewisburg varsity baseball team had six seniors on their roster and the Green Dragons fell to Shamokin in the first round of the District 4 Class 4A playoffs, 5-2.
MILTON — Despite posting a record of just 7-13 a year ago and struggling in the ultra-competitive Heartland I division, the Milton varsity baseball team has reason for optimism heading into this season.
TURBOTVILLE — It has been quite a 2019-20 school year for Warrior Run athletics and in particular, a senior class of athletes who have helped the football team to its first-ever playoff victory in the program’s 61-year history, as well as the boys basketball team to its first trip to the sta…
LEWISBURG — Last season Lewisburg’s girls track and field team set goals to not only win the Heartland-II title, but to also come away with the District 4 Class 2A championship as well.
TURBOTVILLE — Sixteen years is a very long time and that’s exactly how long the Warrior Run boys varsity basketball program waited between state tournament berths.
There’s no doubt that wrestling fans were disappointed with the cancellation of the NCAA Wrestling Tournament scheduled today through Saturday in Minneapolis.
PHILADELPHIA — The Division of Recreation and Intercollegiate Athletics at the University of Pennsylvania announced the 2020 Penn Relays have been canceled Monday via a press release.
Editor’s note: Following each collegiate sports season, The Standard-Journal scours area rosters for local student-athletes who are continuing their athletic careers at the next level.
Southern Columbia Area (SCA) sports have been able to celebrate major accomplishments in recent years, and now they’ll have the chance to honor some of their best athletes by inducting them into the school’s new hall of fame, which will debut in the fall.
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — With no outs in the bottom of the fifth, senior Kayla Kline, a graduate of Mifflinburg Area High School, ripped an RBI double to score senior Darci Warriner and freshman Morgan Wetzel singled to score junior Taylor Gessner, a Meadowbrook Christian graduate, from th…
While the COVID-19 outbreak has caused a number of nationwide cancellations in the sporting world, high school athletes are now playing a different type of game: the waiting game.
When Mark Cuban was interviewed by ESPN moments after he found out that the NBA season would be suspended indefinitely in the wake of a player’s positive test for COVID-19 (novel coronavirus), the longtime Dallas Mavericks owner reacted with predictable disbelief.
MILTON — With the continuing spread of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) around the globe, the dominos are beginning to fall throughout the sports world.
LEWISBURG — The Lewisburg Green Dragons were already set for the start of the 2020 season by returning all seven starters from a team that proved to be pretty competitive a year ago.
SELINSGROVE — The Susquehanna University men’s and women’s indoor track & field teams had a trio of athletes pick up U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Mideast Region honors on Monday afternoon.
MIFFLINBURG — Although the team didn’t have many wins nor did it qualify for the postseason a year ago, things are definitely looking up for Mifflinburg’s boys tennis team as the 2020 Heartland Athletic Conference campaign is set to get underway.
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Senior Kayla Kline, a Mifflinburg graduate, hit a game-tying three-run triple in the seventh and senior Darci Warriner hit a walk-off winner in the eighth to lift the Lycoming College softball team to a dramatic 5-4 extra-inning win over Norwich to highlight a swee…
BELLEFONTE — After trailing early, Bishop Guilfoyle used the hot hand of Teresa Haigh and eliminated Mount Carmel Area in the second round of the Class 2A girls basketball state playoffs, 51-40, on Tuesday night.
LEWISBURG — Bucknell’s Kevin Woodruff admitted following Monday’s Patriot League women’s quarterfinal against Army West Point that the pressure was on his Bison to perform against the Black Knights.
BETHLEHEM — Bucknell’s Zach Hartman (165) and Drew Phipps (197) finished second at the EIWA Championships, which wrapped up on Saturday at Lehigh’s Stabler Arena.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. — The Penn State Nittany Lions added two more individual champions to its ledger as the 2020 Big Ten Championship concluded at Rutgers University. Senior Mark Hall and true freshman Aaron Brooks brought home titles at 174 and 184 respectively. The Nittany Lions, under the gu…
HERSHEY — Despite suffering a gut-wrenching overtime loss in the 132-pound seventh-place match just minutes before, Warrior Run senior Noah Hunt was all smiles as he accepted his eighth-place medal and climbed the steps to the podium.
JOHNSTOWN — Warrior Run’s boys basketball team has become accustomed to playing with its backs against the wall this year, and in Saturday’s first-round state playoff game the Defenders also had to play from behind.
BOSTON, Mass. — Backed by a career-high 23 points from senior Avi Toomer, Bucknell cut a 17-point deficit down to three and had a look at a tying shot in the closing seconds, but Boston University prevailed 64-61 in the Patriot League Tournament semifinals at Case Gym. The third-seeded Terri…
EVANSTON, Ill. — The No. 20 Penn State men’s basketball team fell in its the Big Ten regular season finale 80-69 at Northwestern on Saturday. Strong shooting with a 55.6 percent second half and 11 3-pointers propelled Northwestern to the win at Welsh-Ryan Arena.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Penn State will enter the 2020 Big Ten Wrestling Championship with five No. 1 or 2 seeds when the event begins at 10 a.m. today. The Nittany Lions, under the guidance of head coach Cael Sanderson, will take part in the two-day NCAA qualifier and conference championship tou…
With area girls basketball teams ready to take part in the state playoffs, it’s worth noting what stands out in each matchup and the history being repeated.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — It was a classic postseason basketball game at Bender Arena, but Bucknell’s Avi Toomer simply would not let his senior year end. Just after American regained the lead on a deep 3-pointer from Jamir Harris, Toomer immediately answered with a drive for a 3-point play, and th…
WILLIAMSPORT — With the top five hitters and an All-MAC Commonwealth selection returning, the Lycoming College softball team has returned a corps that won 20 games for the third time in the last four years in 2019 when the team takes the field for the first time in 2020 for seventh-year head…
HERSHEY — One year ago, Lewisburg’s Kaiden Wagner was a wet-behind-the-ears freshman when he first stepped foot on the Giant Center floor, the site of the PIAA Wrestling Championships.
Seventy-nine Big Ten wrestlers will earn automatic spots in the NCAA Championships with placings this weekend in the tournament Saturday and Sunday in the RAC on the Rutgers University campus.