Gaige Garcia will close out his standout wrestling career with an appearance in the Pittsburgh Wrestling Classic on Saturday night.
JOHNSTOWN — Greg Burke and his Richland boys basketball team are accustomed to spending the first round of the PIAA Class 3A tournament at Doc Stofko Gymnasium.
TOWANDA — Matthew Brown and Abram Bennett scored 16 and 14 points, respectively, to lead Wyalusing Valley in a 56-50 win over Millersburg in a PIAA Class 2A boys basketball playoff game Saturday.
WILKES-BARRE — Dallas controlled much of the first half Saturday, on its way to a 58-32 victory over Shamokin in the first round of the PIAA Class 4A girls basketball tournament at Wilkes University.
HERSHEY — When Nate Schon trotted onto the feature mat Saturday night at Giant Center, Selinsgrove’s reigning PIAA Class 3A wrestling champion knew he was facing a familiar opponent in Cathedral Prep’s Dorian Crosby.
HERSHEY — He did it the hard way, but Midd-West junior Avery Bassett became one of four Valley wrestlers to earn his first PIAA Class 2A medal Saturday afternoon in the Giant Center.
COATESVILLE — Damir Baez and Breon Showell scored 13 and 11 points, respectively, and Chester Charter Scholar Academy started well in a 57-41 win over Greenwood in the PIAA Class A boys tournament Friday.
When the Northumberland Christian girls take to the court for the program’s first state tournament game Saturday, the national championship they won a year ago will be up for grabs some 350 miles away.
HERSHEY — When he fell into an early four-point hole in the first round of the PIAA Class 2A championships on Thursday morning in the Giant Center, Milton junior Kyle Crawford remained undaunted.
HERSHEY — On the opening day of the PIAA Class 3A Wrestling Championships, Nate Schon didn’t show any lingering effects of the injuries he suffered in the regional finals.
HERSHEY — Led by returning state champions Gaige Garcia and Nate Schon, nine Valley wrestlers advanced to the quarterfinals of the PIAA Wrestling Championships.
Aaron Knauss emerged from the locker room and dutifully met the media after Northumberland Christian fell in the District 4 Class A championship game last week.
HERSHEY — Not only is Seth Martin excited to be sending three juniors to this week’s Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association Class 3A championship tournament, but it also marks a milestone for the program.
SUNBURY — Jordan Rickert’s message to her Shamokin girls basketball team was short and simple after the Indians lost to Athens in the District 4 Class 4A semifinals.
WILLIAMSPORT — Milton’s Kyler Crawford closed within one win from his first regional championship, and all he needed to do was beat an opponent he dominated a week earlier.
SUNBURY — When Warrior Run picked up its first playoff win in boys basketball in 16 years last week, coach Eric Wertman didn’t expect nerves to be an issue for Tuesday’s Class 3A semifinal matchup with Central Columbia.
YORK — Kenedy Stroup scored all 20 of her points in the final three quarters, and Greenwood won its way into the District 3 Class A final for the second consecutive season Tuesday.
Four Southern Columbia wrestlers and one from Milton found themselves on the top of their brackets for this weekend’s Northeast Regional Class 2A Tournament, where the top four place-winners will qualify for the state championships in Hershey.
HERSHEY — While Millersburg players, coaches and even the students in the stands may look back and find reasons to play critic, a lack of effort and fight throughout Monday’s District 3 Class 2A championship game was not one of those reasons.
WILLIAMSPORT — Southern Columbia still had its way at the District 4 Class 2A wrestling championships, but Jacob Feese and his Line Mountain teammates made strong statements.
MIFFLINBURG — Angela Reamer and Mara Shuck spun Mifflinburg's greatest hits Thursday night, and the Wildcats danced into the district semifinals for the fifth consecutive year.
SUNBURY — When Jeff and Tiff Balestrini took their young son to the Giant Center in Hershey to watch the PIAA wrestling championships as an elementary student, young Cade was enamored by what he saw.
MOUNT CARMEL — There was one team in particular that Mount Carmel coach John Lazicki didn’t want to face in the District 4 3A quarterfinals — the Warrior Run Defenders.
BLOOMSBURG — For East Juniata to pull off the upset of second-seeded Bloomsburg, the Tigers needed everything to go right in a District 4 Class 2A quarterfinal at Bloomsburg Middle School.
MILLERSBURG – Christian Bingaman scored 15 of his game-high 34 points in the third quarter as Millersburg broke open a tie game at halftime, beating Antietam, 65-58, in the District 3 Class 2A semifinals at Millersburg High School on Wednesday night.
If he clears his first hurdle in Saturday’s District 4/9 Class 3A championship, Selinsgrove’s returning state champion Nate Schon will be shooting for a career milestone in the finals at Clearfield High School.
JERSEY SHORE — Twelve players scored for Meadowbrook Christian as it wrapped up the regular season with a 65-34 victory over Walnut Street Christian Academy in Allegheny Christian Athletic Association-Eastern Division boys basketball on Friday night.