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Local roundup: Jersey Shore track and field splits meet

BOYS TRACK AND FIELD (Quad meet at Hughesville) Milton 127, Montgomery 21 Jersey Shore 106, Montgomery 35 Milton 99, Jersey Shore 51 Hughesville 94, Montgomery 44 Milton 103.5, Hughesville 46.5 Jersey Shore 79, Hughesville 69 3,200 relay: 1. Hughesville, 8:58.30. 110 hurdles: 1. ...

Express girls basketball all-stars listed

The Central Mountain girls basketball team stole the spotlight in terms of groundbreaking headlines this past season. The Wildcats managed to complete the “process” and go from a once winless team to a squad with a 17-4 record. Although, other teams around the area found their own ...

Rogers shines as Raiders defeat Central

BELLEFONTE - It was another night of near perfection for Bellefonte pitcher Lexi Rogers and her teammates as she tossed a one-hitter Thursday in her battle against Mountain League foes, Central. Her only blemish on the scorebook all day was a home run by the Dragons’ Ashlyn ...

Jersey Shore falls to Montoursville in baseball, 8-1

JERSEY SHORE — Despite a last inning, two-run push by Jersey Shore, it was not enough as the Bulldogs lost to Montoursville, 8-2. Despite the loss, Jersey Shore coach Mike English saw positives that came out of it. “Our effort was terrific,” said English. “We just need to stay ...

Local roundup: Noah Williamson helps propel BEA baseball to a win

Bald Eagle Area defeated Penns Valley in baseball, 3-1, Friday afternoon. Noah Williamson earned the win by striking out 10 and yielding just two hits. He also went 2 for 3. Wyatt McClain had an RBI single and Ryan Kresovich had an RBI single. St. John Neumann defeated Sugar Valley, ...

Final races prior to Derby to take place today

The Kentucky Derby is the first Saturday in May, and the final points prep races are being conducted today. Oaklawn Park will host the G1 Arkansas Derby with 170 total points on the line. Keeneland has the G3 Lexington Stakes with only 34 total points available. The Lexington will be run at a ...

Rogers dominates as Raiders defeat Central

BELLEFONTE - It was another night of near perfection for Bellefonte pitcher Lexi Rogers and her teammates as she tossed a 1-hitter Thursday in her battle against Mountain League foes, Central. Her only blemish on the scorebook all day was a home run by the Dragons’ Ashlyn Renner. However, ...

CM track falls to Selinsgrove

A 118-32 (boys) and 101-49 (girls) defeat on paper does not look stirring for the Wildcats, but Coach Danielle Wilson felt they put in a plausible effort versus Selinsgrove. “They put in a great effort,” said Coach Wilson. “The boys team is a smaller team this year and we have a bigger ...

Local roundup: Millionaires too much for CM tennis

In boys tennis, Williamsport defeated Central Mountain, 4-1, in boys tennis, handing the Wildcats their second loss. Williamsport’s Alex Norris won at No. 2 singles, 6-3, 6-2 against Ethan Hall and the Millionaires’ Zach Lake won at No. 3 singles, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3. Central Mountain’s ...

CM baseball still in search of first home win after loss to Mifflinburg

MILL HALL – It was the combination of numerous walks surrendered and a trio of big innings offensively from Mifflinburg Wednesday that left Central Mountain still in search of its first home victory. Collectively, Central Mountain managed to walk 11 batters as it fell, 11-7, to Mifflinburg ...

Young players step up to lift Bucktail to win in high school baseball

FARWELL — Bucktail and Sugar Valley met up as each team was looking for their first win of the season. The Bucks are starting three freshmen all in the infield, but are led by Kyler Friese starting at the catcher spot. Those young players proved to be big factors as Bucktail claimed a 15-5 ...

Local roundup: PV softball routes Southern Huntingdon

The PV Rams defeated Southern Huntingdon, 11-2, Wednesday afternoon. Allie O'Brien earned the win in the circle for PV as she ended with 7 K's and 2 walks. PV tallied 11 runs on 12 hits in its winning efforts.

CM softball defeats Shikellamy

Allison Lininger rocketed an RBI double into the right-center gap during the bottom of the fourth inning to give the Wildcats a 2-0 lead over Shikellamy during Tuesday’s game. Lininger strolled into second base as Central Mountain’s lead over the Braves began to build. The sophomore’s RBI ...

Bucktail defeats Sugar Valley to improve to 2-0

FARWELL — For the second game in a row, Bucktail needed just three innings to claim a 15 run, mercy-rule victory. This time it was against Sugar Valley, 16-1, Tuesday. The Phoenix went up 1-0 after a double and error led to a run, but overall it was too much Bucktail power at the plate and ...

Raiders get past PV in battle of pitchers

BELLEFONTE - It was a pitcher’s duel Tuesday afternoon when Mountain League foes Penns Valley and Bellefonte met on the Red Raiders’ baseball diamond at Governor’s Park. Seth Shuey took the mound for Bellefonte while the Rams put Mason Lieb on the hill. With the score at one going ...

Local roundup: Jersey Shore tennis earns its first victory of the season

Jersey Shore earned its first win of the season in boys tennis as the Bulldogs defeated Danville, 4-1. Jackson Stemler won at No. 1 singles, 6-2, 6-1. Eli Bower won at No. 2 singles, 7-6 (7-2), 6-0 and at No. 3 singles, Robert Smith picked up a 6-0, 6-0 victory. A day after falling to ...

Dewease wins at Port Royal Speedway

The drivers are all getting ready for the upcoming All-Star Races and, at Port Royal, Lance Dewease picked up his 117th career 410 sprint car victory Saturday night after starting from the fourth starting position. The win was Dewease’s second of the season at the Juniata County oval and came ...