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Larson earns 20th World of Outlaws win Saturday night

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He did it again. As a matter of fact, he did it twice. Less than 24 hours after winning the opening night of the Nittany Showdown at Port Royal Speedway on Friday, Kyle Larson swept the weekend by winning Saturday night’s $15,000-to-win finale. It earned him his 20th career World of Outlaws ...

Local roundup: BEA girls tops Bellefonte, 7-0

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Bald Eagle Area blanked Bellefonte in girls soccer, 7-0. Falen McHenry scored four goals and Sarah Holler added two. “The girls really rebounded from the last game where we didn’t have our best stuff,” BEA coach Jared Moore said. “The defense was great. We did the little things well ...

Penns Valley nearly takes down unbeaten Tyrone

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SPRING MILLS — With a postseason-type atmosphere, Penns Valley took undefeated Tyrone down into the final minutes before falling, 27-21, in a Mountain League thriller Friday night. “The special teams is one of the three phases we work very hard at it,” said Penns Valley coach Martin ...

Penns Valley loses in a thriller to Tyrone, 27-21

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SPRING MILLS — With a postseason-type atmosphere, Penns Valley took undefeated Tyrone down into the final minutes before falling, 27-21, in a Mountain League thriller Friday night. “The special teams is one of the three phases we work very hard at it,” said Penns Valley coach Martin ...

Bucktail falls on the road to South Williamsport, 28-8

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It's hard to top the South Williamsport band's halftime selections for summing up this 2020 high school football season. They played "The Sound of Silence" and "Bridge over Troubled Water" as part of a Paul Simon tribute and, while the songs may be older than most of the players' parents, ...

Local roundup: Penns Valley boys soccer wins

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Despite two second-half goals by Bellefonte, Penns Valley held on in boys soccer to defeat the Raiders, 4-3. Michael Johnson scored twice, including four minutes into the second half to put Penns Valley ahead by two before Bellefonte cut the deficit down to one with a goal in the 68th ...

Bellefonte stuns Rams to snap losing skid in girls soccer

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BELLEFONTE — The wins have been tough to come by for the Bellefonte girls soccer team. The Raiders snapped a four-game losing streak at Rogers Stadium, knocking off the Mountain League’s first-place team Penns Valley, 2-1, Wednesday night. Bellefonte coach Stacey Miller believed that it ...

Montoursville uses goals from 4 players to beat Wildcats

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MILL HALL — Four players scored for Montoursville as the Warriors blanked Central Mountain, 4-0, on Tuesday to remain unbeaten on the road. The loss marked Central Mountain’s second in a row after earning its first win of the season last week against Jersey Shore. Montoursville ...

Swiss Skydiver was just 6th filly to ever win the Preakness

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Those of you who are familiar with my articles know that I typically end them with the famous race call: “And down the stretch they come!” This year’s 145th Preakness Stakes on Sunday was the epitome of what those words mean. Swiss Skydiver became just the sixth filly to ever win the ...

Local roundup: McHenry lifts BEA girls to OT win

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Bald Eagle Area defeated Philipsburg-Osceola, 1-0, in overtime in girls soccer. Falen McHenry came up big for BEA with the overtime goal off an assist by Alex Hacker. “Hats off to Philipsburg. They gave us a hard game and took us to overtime,” BEA coach Jared Moore said. “The girls took ...

CM Week in Review: CM girls tennis season wraps up in districts

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It was a big week for Central Mountain athletics. The girls soccer team won its first match of the season, tennis ended its season in winning fashion and the football team improved to 3-1. Girls tennis continued its winning ways and picked up two more victories last week against Milton and ...

Wildcats sweep Raiders over weekend in girls volleyball, 3-0

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MILL HALL — Central Mountain defeated Bellefonte in three sets Saturday to move to a record of 6-2 on the season. The Wildcats won, 3-0 (25-10, 25-15, 25-18). The win was Central Mountain’s second over Bellefonte this season. “The word I use with the girls is ‘workmanlike.’ We ...

Racing roundup: Donny Schatz wins at Grove

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The biggest sprint car race of the 2020 season happened Saturday night and it was no surprise that when the biggest payday was on the line ($75,000) Donny Schatz would show up. He is now the only six-time National Open winner. Schatz was the third and final leader in the hotly contested ...

Local roundup: Martell scores with 2 seconds left in 2 OT for PV

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Katie Martell scored the game-winner with just two seconds to go to lift Penns Valley to a thrilling 2-1 double overtime win over Tyrone in girls soccer. Tyrone took a 1-0 lead in the second half before Nikki Denger tied it for Penns Valley 11 minutes later. “With the final 10 seconds ...

Central Mountain falls in District 6 Class AAA semifinals

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In the District 6 Class AAA semifinals, Central Mountain fell to Altoona, 4-1. The Wildcats' win came at No. 3 singles as Kati Kwiatek beat Emily Neil, 6-7, 6-2, 10-4. Carolina Carpenetti lost at No. 1 singles, 6-1, 6-1, to Isabella Frank and Morgan Stevens won for Altoona at No. 2 singles ...

The Preakness Stakes will race today

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Baltimore’s Pimlico track will host the 145th running of Preakness Stakes today. Eleven 3-year-old thoroughbreds have entered, including three entries for trainer Steve Asmussen and two for Bob Baffert. In prior years, the Preakness would be the second leg of the Triple Crown and held on the ...

Bucktail cruises in a 50-8 rout of CMVT on Saturday in football

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SOUTH CENTRE TOWNSHIP -- As Jake Shotwell gathered momentum while sprinting down the left sideline, Tristan Probst gave chase across midfield. He was gaining ground, but it still appeared Shotwell would score off an 80-yard kickoff return. The hustle was admirable and conjured up images of ...