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With the seeds being released for the PIAA track and field championships Friday and Saturday at Shippensburg, area athletes will be looking to bring back hardware if the placements hold true.
TURBOTVILLE — Despite the 10-run difference in Warrior Run’s 14-4 win over Benton Monday, the HAC-III contest saw the Defenders reeling through the first three innings, with the Tigers’ starting pitcher Garrett Watson fanning seven of the first nine batters he faced and Benton (9-5) holding …
LEWISBURG — Lewisburg senior Caitlin Foley became the most individually decorated state swimmer in school history Wednesday when she took sixth place in the 200 IM at the PIAA Class AA swimming and diving championships at Bucknell’s Kinney Natatorium.
ENOLA — As the final minutes ticked off the clock in Tuesday’s PIAA second-round playoff game, Meadowbrook head coach Rod Baughman pulled his regulars from the floor. The entourage of Lions faithful greeted their boys with a roaring applause as they took the bench and capped the most success…
LEWISBURG — Eight Lewisburg swimmers will be looking for their best times of the season when the PIAA Class AA swimming and diving championships get underway Wednesday at Bucknell University’s Kinney Natatorium.
HERSHEY — Cole Walter didn’t exactly nail the landing of his long-planned celebratory flip after he won his first state championship late Saturday afternoon, stumbling slightly and pitching forward when he landed on the red and gray Resilite mat.
HERSHEY — Only slightly out of breath, Cole Walter sat on a bench in a chilly hallway underneath the stands at the Giant Center moments after he had found a way to get around a familiar roadblock.
MILTON — Among all of the accomplishments for Milton during a postseason run that’s seen the Panthers become District 4 champions and state playoff bound, point guard Ethan Baker’s 1,000 career points achievement may be the most intriguing of all the story lines.
WILLIAMSPORT — Two Lewisburg seniors closed out their District 4 careers with gold and the Green Dragons boys won their first district relay on the final day of the District 4 swimming and diving championships Thursday at Williamsport.
DANVILLE — Lewisburg smothered the Shikellamy playmakers from the first whistle and in doing so smothered the Braves’ hope at another playoff upset, as the Dragons ran away early to win 45-22 and claim a spot in the district championship and a state tournament appearance.
MONTOURSVILLE — The comeback kids just won’t stay down. For the second game in a row Milton faced a deficit near the end of the game and clawed back to win the nail biter, this one being a 54-52 win over Jersey Shore Tuesday night — a win that sends the Black Panthers to the District 4 AAA c…
MILTON — Despite trailing by as much as seven points in the overtime period, No. 2 Milton called on a buzzer-beating 3-pointer from senior Ethan Baker to keep the Panthers’ district dreams alive with a 61-60 win over No. 7 Selinsgrove Friday night.
MIFFLINBURG — A win over Bellefonte Monday night meant the Mifflinburg Wildcats would secure a district playoff game against Lewisburg. A loss, and they would have to play their way into the final eight.
CATAWISSA — If Mifflinburg wrestlers had lived up to their seeds at the South Sectional tournament Saturday, just four Wildcats would be headed to the District 4 event next weekend.
SUNBURY — Milton was up 71-63 with just over three minutes to go but an undefeated St. John Neumann side wouldn’t go away. A 5-0 run saw Milton nursing just a three-point lead with 2:18 left to play.
LEWISBURG — When the Lewisburg and Milton boys basketball teams met Monday night at the Donald E. Eichhorn gymnasium there was a little more on the line than the usual cross-river rivalry.
MILTON — It’s indicative of the kind of basketball player Lewisburg’s Emily Conrad is that the night she scored her 1,000th career point found her apologizing to her team after the game.
LOYALSOCK — Nadir Boone converted an and-one, chest bumped Sam Allen and then got back on defense with Lewisburg up 61-58 with 4:20 left to play — the first lead for Lewisburg since the first quarter.
LEWISBURG — Once Lewisburg gets rolling, they’re hard to stop. That was true on both ends of the floor Friday night, as Lewisburg ran away from HAC-II rival Warrior Run to win 38-19.
LEWISBURG — The Lewisburg girls basketball team found offense in the third quarter to go with what was a complete-game stifling defense to best Hughesville 41-29 Friday night at Donald E Eichhorn gymnasium.
GRANTHAM — Zac Hoy has been a staple in the Messiah Falcons basketball program since his freshman year. He became the regular starter at point guard as a sophomore, and now as a senior he leads his side down the final stretch of the season trying to make a Commonwealth Conference playoff push.
ATHENS — Milton came up with a stunning pin to open the match, then won all the “toss-up” bouts to hand Athens a 48-23 defeat in the first round of the District 4 Team Championships Wednesday evening.
Those of us that follow sports are accustomed to seeing athletes fall victim to ACL tears. We see the Chicago Bulls’ Derrick Rose or the Washington Redskins’ Robert Griffin III go out with the injury, disappear for a while and then return, often times well below the level they left off at.
LEWISBURG — Joe Stolfi recorded his 14th pin of the season and Bucknell was dominate in winning seven of 10 bouts in a 29-12 victory over Columbia Friday evening at Davis Gym. It was the fourth consecutive win for the Bison, who are now 4-0 at home this season.
MIFFLINBURG — With the Wildcats trailing 22-21 and only three matches left of their HAC-II showdown with Shikellamy, Clayton Sheesley found himself tied with Jordan Hepler 4-4 with 20 seconds remaining in the bout at 160.
LEWISBURG — Although Bucknell had outplayed Loyola through the first 25 minutes of Wednesday night’s Patriot League game at Sojka Pavilion, the Greyhounds scraped to within nine with just over five minutes on the clock.
MILTON — The Milton boys basketball team put on a spirited second-half performance at the Jungle Tuesday night but the effort fell just short as the Black Panthers fell to Danville 60-55 in a Heartland Athletic Conference cross-over game.