LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Cassie Sumfest believes that everything happens for a reason.
LEWISBURG – All five starters for Lewisburg’s boys basketball team scored in double figures, and then some, as the Green Dragons rolled to a 73-54 nonleague victory over Central Columbia on Monday.
UNIVERSITY PARK — The Penn State Nittany Lions (11-0, 3-0 B1G), ranked No. 1 in the latest InterMat Tournament Power Index (TPI), rolled to a 27-11 win over No. 14 Rutgers (12-2, 2-2) on Sunday in Rec Hall. Penn State is now 22-0 all-time against Rutgers.
COAL TOWNSHIP — Squads from Williamsport, Montoursville, Canton, Milton and Mount Carmel have advanced to the Competitive Spirit Championships in Hershey.
GETTYSBURG — Warrior Run topped Red Lion, Palmyra, Big Springs and Bermudian Springs Saturday at the Gettysburg Duals. Only the hosts Gettysburg handed the Defenders defeat.
MILLVILLE — Despite only having 12 players available for both of Thursday’s varsity and jayvee games against Millville, Lewisburg still prevailed.
LEWISBURG – Keith Higgins Jr. and Evan Taylor combined for 11 of Lehigh’s 18 3-pointers, and the visiting Mountain Hawks shot their way to a 97-64 win over Bucknell on Thursday night at Sojka Pavilion.
TURBOTVILLE – Basketball is a game of runs, and Line Mountain made two big ones in the second half that helped the Eagles out in a big way in Thursday’s nonleague contest versus Warrior Run.
WILLIAMSPORT – First-year Meghan Dufner scored a career-best 17 points and sophomore Emily Lockard posted her first career double-double to lead the Lycoming College women’s basketball team to a 70-49 victory over MAC Freedom rival Wilkes on Wednesday at Lamade Gym.
BETHLEHEM – The Bucknell women’s basketball team put together a huge defensive effort on the road at Lehigh on Wednesday, defeating the reigning Patriot League champion and preseason favorite 56-45 at Stabler Arena. Bucknell held the league’s top offense to just 12 points in the first half a…
MILTON — Despite Warrior Run’s record on the year, Milton coach Phil Davis knew that the Defenders would give his Black Panthers a test during Wednesday’s Heartland-II battle.
MILTON — When Meadowbrook Christian faced Northumberland Christian Tuesday in a matchup of the top two teams in the Allegheny Christian Athletic Association Eastern Division, the Lions were unfortunately at a distinct disadvantage against the Warriors.
MIFFLINBURG — Cannon Griffith and Jarret Foster combined to score 30 points to lead Mifflinburg to a 45-38 Heartland-I victory over Shikellamy on Tuesday.
UNIVERSITY PARK (AP) — Sam Sessoms scored 17 points to lead four in double figures as Penn State never trailed and cruised to a 66-49 victory over Rutgers on Tuesday night.
UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State Nittany Lion wrestler Aaron Brooks has been named Big Ten Wrestler of the Week for the week ending Jan. 9. Brooks’ honor is the second of the season for him and the third for the Nittany Lions, joining Greg Kerkvliet.
TURBOTVILLE — Gavin Hunter was nervous before he headed toward the mat to wrestle the first bout in the annual backyard rivalry between the Warrior Run and Milton wrestling programs. Hunter, a freshman, was winless in his only three bouts thus far this season as an extremely undersized 120-p…
FRANKLIN TWP. — When Benton coach B.J. Wise looked at the matchups for Tuesday night’s match with Southern Columbia Area, he saw several possibilities.
SELINSGROVE — Mifflinburg’s players found themselves locked in a defensive battle with Selinsgrove in Monday’s Heartland-I showdown.
BALTIMORE, Md. – Andrew Funk recorded his seventh 20-point game of the season for Bucknell, but the Bison could not get over the hump late in the game in a 71-67 loss at Loyola on Monday night at Reitz Arena.
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT — Warrior Run couldn’t quite pull off the upset as South Williamsport pulled away late to take a 45-41 Heartland-II victory over the Defenders on Monday.
UNIVERSITY PARK – Penn State national award winner and first-team All-America linebacker LaVar Arrington has been elected to the College Football Hall of Fame as part of the 2022 class. Arrington will be inducted to the Hall of Fame Dec 6. 2022 at the 64th National Football Foundation Annual…
MECHANICSBURG – The Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association Inc. (PIAA) Board of Directors approved a recognition program for all PIAA registered officials through the adoption of Officials Appreciation Weeks for fall, winter and spring sports in September. The Winter Sports Offici…
Looking up from bottom of Brown Avenue hill in Milton toward Mahoning Street in 1965. Reader Jim Bolich had the following memory, ‘Brown Avenue Hill, wow! Talk about memories. On a good run from the top of the hill, you could go as far as Center Street. You couldn’t wait to be 12 years old, …
UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State (10-0, 2-0 B1G), ranked No. 1 in the latest InterMat Tournament Power Index (TPI), rolled to a 29-11 win over visiting Indiana (2-2, 0-2 B1G) in sold out Rec Hall on Sunday. The victory was the second Big Ten dual win of the weekend for the Nittany Lions after Fr…
SELINSGROVE - A strong start by Mifflinburg, combined with two players in double figures, lifted the Wildcats past Selinsgrove, 45-37, in a Heartland-I matchup Friday.
Eagles wideout Greg Ward called it “the biggest rivalry in football,” but rivalry talk has been muted for the final week of the regular season with both teams headed to the playoffs.
MILTON — Ashton Canelo tallied 16 of his game-high 28 points in the first half as Meadowbrook Christian took the nonleague victory over Millville, 59-44, Thursday.
WILLIAMSPORT – Castleton University highlights a group of 11 teams that will head to Lamade Gymnasium today for the start of the two-day 33rd annual Budd Whitehill National Duals hosted by Lycoming College.
PITTSBURGH — The past week has been a whirlwind for Ben Roethlisberger. The fans in Pittsburgh gave their quarterback quite a retirement send-off, and the emotions from that night will surely linger for a while.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Diamond Miller scored a season-high 24 points, Ashley Owusu added 20, and No. 10 Maryland never trailed Thursday as it routed Penn State 106-78.
DOYLESTOWN – A quick start helped five Lycoming College men’s basketball starters finish in double figures en route to a 97-88 MAC Freedom win Wednesday at James Work Gymnasium.
LEWISBURG – Bucknell Athletics has announced the following updated spectator policy for all home events, starting Monday, Jan. 10, and continuing until further notice. In addition, the fitness and recreation spaces within the Kenneth Langone Athletics & Recreation Center will be operatin…
EVANSTON, Ill. — Seth Lundy scored 23 points and his side-step fadeaway 3-pointer from the right side with 35 seconds left gave Penn State the lead for good as the Nittany Lions beat Northwestern 74-70 on Wednesday night.
LEWISBURG — Maddie Materne and Sophie Kilbride filled up the stat sheets as they led Lewisburg to a 45-18 Heartland-I victory over Midd-West on Wednesday.
MILTON — When Montoursville started to make things tough in Wednesday’s conference matchup at Milton, the Black Panthers toughened up and got going.
LEWISBURG – The Bucknell women’s basketball team had a chance to tie things up against the visiting Navy Midshipmen, trailing 57-55 at Sojka Pavilion with two ticks left on the clock, but a turnover in the final seconds ended the Bison’s night and dropped the team to 0-2 in Patriot League pl…