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Central Mountain girls open with convincing victory over PV

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Freshman guard Ava Renninger torched Penns Valley’s defense with a game-high 21 points as Central Mountain defeated the Rams 59-28 in its season-opener. The Wildcats wasted no time getting to work in Saturday’s matchup, jumping out to a 16-0 lead to begin the game. Central Mountain ...

Central Mountain girls, boys top Shamokin in swimming

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Central Mountain's girls competition came down to the final event: the 400 free relay. Underclassmen Autumn Garman, Christina Smith and Jocelyn Sproat handed a lead to senior anchor leg Morgan Brian who swam the fastest leg of the race to secure the Wildcats' victory, 80-72 "We've had very ...

Jersey Shore falls to Danville in girls basketball

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Jersey Shore jumped out to a nine-point lead after the first quarter and held Danville to just two points heading into the second Friday night. It was a good start to the game for the Bulldogs. But that's when Danville started to shift the momentum away. The Ironmen outscored the Bulldogs ...

Bellefonte boys now 0-2 after loss to Tyrone

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BELLEFONTE – It’s always a telling sign in the game of basketball when a team makes more free throws than the opposing attempts. That was the story Thursday night as Tyrone defeated Bellefonte 69-48. The Golden Eagles sank 11 free throws compared to Bellefonte’s seven attempts in ...

Penn State wrestling lineup starting to take shape

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STATE COLLEGE — In a season that undoubtedly will resemble no other in the long history of collegiate wrestling, one constant will be the resolve of Penn State. As always, the second-ranked Nittany Lions will look to “have a team that’s going to out there and be entertaining to watch ...

Mifflinburg defeats Jersey Shore in girls basketball, 44-36

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Jersey Shore had a difficult time maneuvering through Mifflinburg's zone defense Wednesday night as the Bulldogs fell, 44-36, to the Wildcats to move to 1-2. Brooke Catherman scored a game-high 17 points for Mifflinburg to go along with two blocks and a steal. Wildcats coach Kris Shuck said ...

Damian Williams propels Shore boys basketball past Selinsgrove

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Damian Williams dominated inside for Jersey Shore on Tuesday night as the Bulldogs picked up their first win following an 0-2 start. Williams' performance was highlighted by a 10-point second quarter as the junior ended the night with 17 points and 13 rebounds in Jersey Shore's 64-55 victory ...

Unstoppable Tide: Alabama routs Ohio St for national title

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MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The celebration was at once familiar and unique. The confetti cannons sent a crimson and white shower into the air and Alabama players ran to the sideline to grab their championship hats and T-shirts. It’s a rite of passage if you have played for the Crimson Tide ...

Shore goes 1-2 at MACC Quad

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MONTGOMERY — It wasn’t easy for Crock Herman and the Jersey Shore wrestling team to get prepared so quickly for Saturday’s MACC Quad at Montgomery. After three weeks off, the Bulldogs were a little sluggish in the opener of a three-match day. But even after a 1-2 performance, Herman ...

Bellefonte falls to Dubois in opener

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BELLEFONTE – A slow first quarter offensively, one that was filled with turnovers, hurt the Raiders as Bellefonte fell 64-60 to Dubois Friday night. Junior guard Nick Way led the Raiders in scoring with 14 points on the night while junior Blair Eckley-Jones added 12 of his own for ...

Penn State receiver Jahan Dotson confirms he’ll return

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From staff reports With this busy offseason of player movement, Penn State got some good news Thursday with the announcement that standout receiver Jahan Dotson will return for another season. Dotson, who was weighing whether to enter the NFL Draft, confirmed his plans on Twitter. The ...

Tom Elling on wrestling: Wrestling is back in the area

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Wrestling is back! At least for a while and with several modifications. While I don’t have the abbreviated schedules for the area teams, I will bring those you as the season unfolds. You have probably read or heard that the number of pre-competitions have been reduced for this season ...