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Central Mountain’s Kaden Falls still excelling under pressure

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Trailing by two runs, Central Mountain loaded the bases late Thursday against Hughesville. Kaden Falls nearly cleared them, slamming a game-tying, two-run ground-rule double. Only a bounce over the left-field fence prevented Falls from giving his team the lead. An inning later, Falls took the ...

Teams to play only within Big Ten this fall

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The Big Ten Conference announced Thursday it will not play nonconference games in football and several other sports this fall, the most dramatic move yet by a power conference because of the coronavirus pandemic. The league cited medical advice in making its decision and added ominously that ...

Central Mountain tops Hughesville in baseball at Mill Hall, 6-5

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MILL HALL - Neither team will receive a gold medal upon the summer league's conclusion. Neither team will hang a championship banner later this year. But do not tell Central Mountain or Hughesville summer league players that these games are any less important than the high school contests ...

Scott Baker’s Walkin’ the Sidelines: Where is the commitment?

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Commitment is something that many people say they greatly value. Likewise, many people truly believe that they are committed to their particular pursuits. However I’m seeing an increase in actions and behaviors that show very clearly that commitment is just another word for many people. My ...

Kyle Larson wins at Port Royal Speedway

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The 30th annual PA Speedweek concluded Saturday at Port Royal after 81 drivers ran nine nights of shows, and 17 drivers ran all nine shows. Kyle Larson won the 2020 Red Robin PA Speedweek championship over Danny Dietrich and Ryan Smith. It was also the second annual Greg Hodnett Classic, and ...

LHU’s wrestling program putting on 2 camps in Williamsport

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Ever since Lock Haven wrestled a quad-meet at Liberty Arena in Williamsport in 2017, coach Scott Moore has been trying to get the Bald Eagles back to facility. Now he’s going to have a few opportunities to return. Lock Haven is hosting a pair of summer camps at Liberty Arena this summer, ...

Driver Andrew Yoder picks up win at Clinton County Speedway

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MILL HALL — Twenty -nine limited-late models were in competition this past weekend at the Clinton County Speedway to kick off the Fourth of July weekend that also included a fireworks show. Andrew Yoder recorded his 14th career victory in the limited-late model feature event. Other ...

Bucktail football team gets started with offseason drills

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It was a welcome sight filled with hope and promise last week at Bucktail as the junior and senior high football teams hit the field for grass drills. Sure, there’s a cloud that covers the atmosphere filled with the unknown, wondering what the coronavirus will mean to the upcoming ...

Petyak leads host of new Hidden Valley winners

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CLEARFIELD — The Family of Chester D. Bailey presented the racing action Saturday night at Hidden Valley Speedway, as Gallitzin’s Joey Petyak led a string of four new winners as the track celebrated our country’s independence with a full pit area. Other new winners include: Duke ...

Linden’s Schweikart won at Clinton County Speedway in racing

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Clinton County Speedway finally got the 2020 racing season open on Friday and Linden’s Dale Schweikart claimed the victory in the 25-lap event in a contested battle with his son, Dakota. Other winners of the night include Garret Bard in the 600 micro sprints, Lock Haven’s Jeffrey Weaver ...

Central Mountain voluntary workout schedules announced

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As Central Mountain athletes and teams prepare for Return to Play activities beginning Wednesday, athletic director George Bidwell is making information pertaining to workouts known via various informational outlets. There are numerous guidelines in place to make the transition back into ...