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Bucktail loses at home to Muncy in boys basketball

The slick shooting and smooth ball movement of Muncy didn’t need a whole lot of help, but a rough first half shooting for Bucktail saw the Indians dominate a with a 45-6 first half on their way to claiming a 85-30 win. The loss dropped the Bucks to 0-11. Sophomore Ross Eyer and senior Max ...

Central Mountain girls defeat Midd-West at home

MILL HALL -- Some hustle produced one last third-quarter scoring opportunity. Just 0.7 seconds remained, but that was enough. Ava Renninger found Quinlynn McCann on the right wing and McCann buried a buzzer-beating 3-pointer. McCann then took the game over in the fourth quarter and had a ...

PSU wrestling is looking for some answers

STATE COLLEGE — With 10 days left in its regular season and less than a month before the Big Ten tournament, the No. 3 Penn State wrestling team is still searching for answers. When will it wrestle its next dual meet? Can the Nittany Lions, who will be wrestling in the postseason, get to ...

Damian Williams scores career-high 25 in Shore’s win over St. Joseph’s

Damian Williams scored a career-high 25 points and grabbed eight rebounds as streaking Jersey Shore defeated St. Joseph's, 57-38 and won its third straight game. Damian McAllister scored 12 points and Cayden Hess (7) and Owen Bloom (5) combined for 12 rebounds. Tristan Gallick added seven ...

Bucktail boys lose at home against Warrior Run

RENOVO — At 0-9 on the season, a two-night home stand against Warrior Run and Muncy may not necessarily be what Bucktail wanted to see, but that’s what its schedule presented as Thursday night proved to be all Defenders. Warrior Run defeated Bucktail, 78-29, to drop the Bucks to 0-10. ...

Central Mountain loses to Shamokin in boys basketball

Central Mountain’s boys basketball team fell to Shamokin, 61-49. Jack Hanna led the Wildcats with 12 points and Trevor Adair scored 11. Ashton Probst chipped in 10. Colin Seedor scored 22 for Shamokin. The Wildcats trailed by just two after the first quarter and four heading into the ...

Penns Valley girls take down Bellefonte

BELLEFONTE - Two teams heading in the up position met Thursday when the Penns Valley girls and Bellefonte Lady Raiders met in a Mountain League showdown. The Red Raiders, just coming off a 68-22 victory over Jersey Shore and winners of two-of-three, took on a Lady Rams team that were at 5-5 ...

BEA boys fall to Clearfield at home

WINGATE – Bald Eagle Area’s two-game win streak came to an end Wednesday night as Clearfield proved to be too much for the young, Eagles squad. Senior guard Karson Rumsky posted a game-high 18 points for the Bison in the 67-39 victory. “I’m feeling like we took another step today,” ...

Manning named new head football coach at CMHS

MILL HALL - Central Mountain High School has a new head football coach. At Thursday night's Keystone Central voting session, the board approved Shanon Manning as the new head coach at Central Mountain High School. Manning was previously the head coach at Bellefonte Area High School. He has ...

Tom Elling on wrestling: PIAA postseason is getting closer

It is nearing the PIAA postseason. All area teams are looking forward to postseason tournaments Feb. 19-20. From my perspective, even though the Super Regional is stacked in the West, I believe District 6 and District 4 will more than hold their own. Central Mountain suffered its first loss ...

Bellefonte girls defeat Jersey Shore

BELLEFONTE - After playing the top team in the Mountain League tough days before, the Bellefonte Red Raiders girls basketball team welcomed Jersey Shore Wednesday night. The Lady Raiders got off to a sizzling start and never took their foot off the throttle en route to a 68-22 victory. “I ...

Nittany Lions fall in final minute to Michigan State in men’s basketball

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The Penn State men’s basketball team fought back in the second half, but three 3-point attempts missed the mark and Michigan State escaped with a 60-58 win Tuesday. Penn State (7-9, 4-8) erased a double-digit lead and went up by four points with 3:16 to play, but came ...

Local roundup: Penns Valley girls lose to Hollidaysburg

Penns Valley found itself in a hole early after the first quarter and couldn’t claw back in a 68-36 loss to Hollidaysburg in girls basketball. The Rams trailed in the first quarter, 16-0. Kailen Winkelblech led Penns Valley (5-5) with nine points and Ann-Marie McMurtrie scored eight. Katie ...

MLB Draft League announces schedule for 2021

The Williamsport Crosscutters, in conjunction with Major League Baseball, have announced the 2021 schedule for the all-new MLB Draft League. The league will be the first in the country focused on top prospects eligible to be drafted during the season while giving them the unique opportunity to ...

Bellefonte falls at home to Tyrone in girls basketball

BELLEFONTE — The progression of the Bellefonte girls basketball team continues to head in the right direction. After picking up their first win of the season against Philipsburg- Osceola, the Raiders went up against a 9-2 Tyrone team. With the exception of one period, the feisty young ...

Clinton County Speedway set to open April 23

MILL HALL — The Clinton County Fair Association announced the tentative schedule for the 2021 racing season at Clinton County Speedway. The season will feature 25 events with a weekly five-division racing program and the addition of some special race events throughout the year. The season ...

LHU field hockey picked 5th in poll

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — The Atlantic 10 Conference announced the spring 2021 preseason coaches’ poll, and the Lock Haven University field hockey team was picked to finish fifth. Saint Joseph’s received six of eight first-place votes and was picked as the favorite among the coaches in the ...

Central Mountain swimmers have long trips to practice

It’s been a unique season for the Central Mountain swim team to say the least. Then again, would anyone expect anything less due to the COVID-19 pandemic? Typically Central Mountain is able to train and swim at Lock Haven University in Zimmerli Natatorium. But, because of the pandemic, Lock ...