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Bellefonte falls to 0-2 after losing to Central, 26-14, Friday night in Week 2

BELLEFONTE - Despite a night that the Bellefonte football team had five turnovers, the Red Raiders stayed close before falling to the Central Dragons, 26-14, Friday night in Mountain League action. “We need to hold onto the ball. Turnovers have plagued us the past couple weeks. That’s ...

Jersey Shore rolls past Shikellamy in football, 53-0

The Jersey Shore football team has lived up to its motto of “tradition never graduates” two games into the season. The reigning Class AAAA semifinalists dominated at Shikellamy in every facet of the game Friday en route to a 53-0 victory. The win improves Jersey Shore to 2-0. The Bulldogs ...

Local roundup: Bellefonte golfers succeed at Scotch Valley CC

Bellefonte won a meet at Scotch Valley Country Club in high school golf with a team score of 155. Riley Clute led Bellefonte with a 45 and Sam Shaw shot a 52 in the nine-hole competition. Penns Valley’s lone golfer Paige Dobson shot a 62. • In boys soccer, Central Mountain defeated ...

Bucktail loses on the road in Week 2 to Bucktail, 42-24

Muncy built up a 35-point lead in the first half and held off Bucktail in the final two quarters en route to a 42-24 win Friday night in Week 2 action. Bransey Eyer caught two touchdown passes of one yard in the first quarter and Ethan Gush punched in a touchdown in the final minute to put ...

Central Mountain defeats Williamsport on the road in girls tennis

WILLIAMSPORT — For the second time in two days, Central Mountain used its dominant senior stuffed lineup to defeat Williamsport in girls tennis Thursday in convincing fashion, 5-0. The Wildcats beat Williamsport by the same score Tuesday in Mill Hall. The shutout victory over Williamsport ...

CM coming off strong Week 1 win in high school football

If week one is any indication, two stout defenses will meet as Central Mountain hosts Selinsgrove tonight in Week 2 of high school football. The two teams surrendered just 12 combined points in their respective Week 1 contests, The combination of Kaden Falls and Micah Wallizer highlighted the ...

Local roundup: Penns Valley blanks BEA in girls soccer

Katie Martell and Cate Goodwin both scored a goal in each half to lift Penns Valley to a 2-0 win against Bald Eagle Area in girls soccer. Scotty Dinges and Maria Lovallo both added assists. “Every time we see Bald Eagle it’s a tough, close game and tonight was the same,” Penns Valley ...

Probst back and better for CM

WILLIAMSPORT — Central Mountain’s Cy Probst didn’t get a chance last year to showcase his talents in goal. An injury robbed him of his junior year. As the 2020 fall season started to get closer, Probst was hoping he could get a chance to have one last solid year. The Wildcats may ...

Wildcats tennis moves to 7-0 with win over Shore

Central Mountain improved to 7-0 with a nine-shot win over Williamsport in high school golf. The Wildcats’ Griffin Walizer and Gunner Redmond tied for medalist honors by shooting a 39. Jason Floruss added a 41 for Central Mountain. • Central Mountain won five straight-set matches as it ...

Central Mountain falls on road in boys soccer to Williamsport

WILLIAMSPORT — Central Mountain’s Cy Probst didn’t get a chance last year to showcase his talents in goal. An injury robbed him of his junior year. As the 2020 fall season started to get closer, Probst was hoping he could get a chance to have one last solid year. The Wildcats may have ...

Scott Baker’s Walkin’ the Sidelines: A ticket to heaven and success

Many people say they want to go to heaven, but have so much more to do before they are ready to go there. How applicable is this way of thinking to so many young athletes? So many athletes claim to want to be the best. They claim to want playing time, starting positions, success, ...

Central Mountain Week in Review for Sept. 14

As the old saying goes, better late than never. That is most assuredly the sentiment that is being shared by most high school players, parents, coaches and sports fans in general as the 2020 fall sports season got going full speed last week. After a delay to the season as a result of ...

Racing roundup: Cory Eliason wins at Port Royal Speedway

It was the Tuscarora 50 weekend and the action started Thursday where Cory Eliason — who had kicked off the 2020 racing season at the Speedway with a victory during opening day back in March — bested Australian invader Kerry Madsen and the legendary Tony Stewart to pick up the Ollie’s ...

Lady Raiders fall in season opener

SPRING MILLS - The Bellefonte Lady Raider soccer team started fast, but couldn't get the win in their season opener at Penns Valley on Tuesday night. Bellefonte senior Mia Johnson scored at the 8:28 mark to give Bellefonte a 1-0 lead early. However, the unassisted goal would be her squad's ...

Bulldogs open season with a rout over Shamokin at Jersey Shore

After a banner 2019 season for Jersey Shore football, fans at home wondered what 2020 would bring on the gridiron. So far so good is the answer they got Friday night, as the Bulldogs trounced Shamokin 41-7 in a game that hit running clock territory by the opening minutes of the third ...

Wildcats open season with 33-6 win

The Central Mountain High School football team opened up the 2020 season with a 33-6 victory over Shikellamy on Friday, Sept.11. Aside from being the first game played on the brand new turf at Malinak Stadium, it was Central Mountain's first season-opening win since the 2012 season when the ...

Seasoned Central team defeats Bald Eagle Area in opener, 33-9

WINGATE — It wasn’t quite the start to the season that the Bald Eagle Area football team had hoped for as it opened its season against a very seasoned Central team. Two first quarter scores in the first quarter by the Dragons gave them a lead that they would never relinquished as they ...