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Central Mountain boys fall to DuBois

A stellar defensive performance and knock-down shooting was the recipe for DuBois Wednesday night as the Beavers gave Central Mountain its first loss of the season. Jordan Sommers finished the night with a game-high 16 points for Dubois in its 58-44 victory over the Wildcats. Nick ...

Tom Elling on wrestling: Central Mountain had fast start at PHAC Duals

It was nice to see Montoursville grad and three-time state champion Gavin Hoffman make the starting lineup for Ohio State. He split in two appearance this past weekend at 197 pounds, dropping a 4-2 verdict to Illinois’ Matt Wrobleski then decisioning Wisconsin’s Andrew Salemme, 7-3. ...

Penn State wrestling set to open season vs. Michigan St.

STATE COLLEGE — Despite the sweeping changes the COVID-19 pandemic has forced on him and his wrestling team, Penn State coach Cael Sanderson remains grateful. “I think that’s just something that you have to take time for, and yet you have to discuss it and just recognize things,” ...

Bellefonte girls fall to Loyalsock

Bellefonte fell into a hole after the first quarter by 17 points and struggled to claw back against a talented Loyalsock team. It proved to be too much as the Lancers defeated the Raiders, 69-33, in girls basketball. Maddie Tice led Bellefonte with 12 points and Mia Johnson added 10. The ...

Central Mountain girls now 2-0 after victory over Lewisburg

After trailing 13-7 midway through the second quarter, Central Mountain went on to outscore Lewisburg 45-21 the rest the way out to move to 2-0 on the season. Freshman guard Ava Renninger posted a game-high 21 points as Central Mountain defeated Lewisburg 52-34 Tuesday night. Wildcats coach ...

Miller helps CM win 7th straight HAC wrestling crown

SELINSGROVE – Following their match Tuesday night, Selinsgrove coach Seth Martin told Central Mountain coach Biff Walizer the Wildcats' Nik Miller ruined the murderer's row portion of his lineup. The upper weights were where the Seals were supposed to dominate Tuesday. It was where they were ...

CM boys now 2-0 after win over Milton

The Wildcats used a 32-9 second half to takedown Milton Monday night. With the victory, Central Mountain’s record now stands at 2-0. Sophomore Jack Hanna recorded a game-high 16 points for the Wildcats in the victory. Coach Tyler Bardo said he was impressed with Hanna’s performance as ...

Local roundup: Lock Haven Branch YMCA gymnastics team honors its 2 CM seniors

The Lock Haven Branch YMCA gymnastics team honored its two Central Mountain seniors at their home meet Saturday against Huntingdon. Harleigh Andrews and Tatum Malone were recognized at the conclusion of the meet. Andrews is in her 11th season with the team. After graduating she plans on ...

Williamsport girls defeat Jersey Shore

As soon as Williamsport grabbed the rebound, it seemed like the ball was in its basket. It was rebound, sprint, pass and layup three times in the game's first six minutes. And just like that the Millionaires had a lead they would never relinquish. Just like that, a young team erased three ...

Penn State women fall to No. 22 Northwestern at Bryce Jordan Center

STATE COLLEGE — The Penn State women’s basketball team couldn’t find its offensive rhythm Sunday afternoon as the Nittany Lions suffered a 67-50 loss to No. 22 Northwestern in Big Ten action inside the Bryce Jordan Center. Senior Johnasia Cash led Penn State with 14 points and eight ...

Central Mountain girls open with convincing victory over PV

Freshman guard Ava Renninger torched Penns Valley’s defense with a game-high 21 points as Central Mountain defeated the Rams 59-28 in its season-opener. The Wildcats wasted no time getting to work in Saturday’s matchup, jumping out to a 16-0 lead to begin the game. Central Mountain ...

Central Mountain boys defeat Jersey Shore to open season with a win

Central Mountain was in control from the game's tip to the final buzzer Saturday night, defeating Jersey Shore 60-38. The Wildcats used an 18-5 opening quarter to set the tone in the game. Sophomore forward Jack Hanna led all scorers with 16 points in the victory for Central Mountain. Hanna ...

Central Mountain girls, boys top Shamokin in swimming

Central Mountain's girls competition came down to the final event: the 400 free relay. Underclassmen Autumn Garman, Christina Smith and Jocelyn Sproat handed a lead to senior anchor leg Morgan Brian who swam the fastest leg of the race to secure the Wildcats' victory, 80-72 "We've had very ...

Jersey Shore falls to Danville in girls basketball

Jersey Shore jumped out to a nine-point lead after the first quarter and held Danville to just two points heading into the second Friday night. It was a good start to the game for the Bulldogs. But that's when Danville started to shift the momentum away. The Ironmen outscored the Bulldogs ...

Bellefonte boys now 0-2 after loss to Tyrone

BELLEFONTE – It’s always a telling sign in the game of basketball when a team makes more free throws than the opposing attempts. That was the story Thursday night as Tyrone defeated Bellefonte 69-48. The Golden Eagles sank 11 free throws compared to Bellefonte’s seven attempts in ...

Penn State wrestling lineup starting to take shape

STATE COLLEGE — In a season that undoubtedly will resemble no other in the long history of collegiate wrestling, one constant will be the resolve of Penn State. As always, the second-ranked Nittany Lions will look to “have a team that’s going to out there and be entertaining to watch ...

Mifflinburg defeats Jersey Shore in girls basketball, 44-36

Jersey Shore had a difficult time maneuvering through Mifflinburg's zone defense Wednesday night as the Bulldogs fell, 44-36, to the Wildcats to move to 1-2. Brooke Catherman scored a game-high 17 points for Mifflinburg to go along with two blocks and a steal. Wildcats coach Kris Shuck said ...

Damian Williams propels Shore boys basketball past Selinsgrove

Damian Williams dominated inside for Jersey Shore on Tuesday night as the Bulldogs picked up their first win following an 0-2 start. Williams' performance was highlighted by a 10-point second quarter as the junior ended the night with 17 points and 13 rebounds in Jersey Shore's 64-55 victory ...

Local roundup: Jersey Shore girls swimming tops Bloomsburg; boys lose

The Jersey Shore girls swimming team defeated Bloomsburg, 81-71, while the boys lost, 85-48. Meaghan Keegan won two individual events in the 100 fly and 100 breast and helped the 200 free relay team win in 2:19.52. Keegan won the 100 fly by seven seconds and 100 breast by 19 seconds. Abby ...