Daily Item Sports Editor Kurt Ritzman and Sports Reporter Michael Bullock discuss the latest news in local high school basketball and wrestling and college basketball.
SELINSGROVE — Although one victory would not have guaranteed Susquehanna one single thing going into the final day of the regular season, Frank Marcinek’s River Hawks still would have been part of the Landmark Conference’s postseason equation.
WASHINGTON D.C. — Tyler Hoagland hit all 12 of his free throws and led five players in double-figures as Susquehanna rallied from an 11-point second-half deficit to knock off Catholic University, 75-71, in Landmark Conference action on Thursday.
HUNTINGDON - Tyler Hoagland scored a career-best 21 points for Susquehanna, but the River Hawks could not recover from an early deficit and lost at Juniata, 75-66, on Wednesday night.
WASHINGTON D.C. — Catholic University took control late in the first quarter against visiting Susquehanna University and never looked back in a 67-41 Landmark Conference victory on Wendesday night.
SELINSGROVE — Sitting in his Garrett Sports Complex office a short time after his basketball team suffered yet another frustrating setback, veteran Susquehanna skipper Frank Marcinek was struggling to try to explain what had just happened.
SELINSGROVE — When Damon Rickens’ pass toward the baseline bounced off the hands of Marcus Lee and out of bounds, Susquehanna was five seconds away from a remarkable comeback victory Wednesday night at the O.W. Houts Gymnasium.
SELINSGROVE — Put a pair of squads on a basketball floor that contest shots aggressively and yield points begrudgingly, and one can piece together a fairly logical supposition as to how that matchup is going to unfold.
SCRANTON — Ryan Traub and Tyler Hoagland each scored 10 points and the Susquehanna University men’s basketball team trailed by just four points at halftime. But Scranton University used a key 12-3 run in the middle of the second half to open up a lead and held on for a 84-73 win Wednesday ni…
BETHLEHEM — Moravian College used an 11-2 run early in the fourth quarter to open up a double-digit lead over the Susquehanna University women’s basketball team and held on for a 68-59 victory Saturday afternoon in a Landmark Conference contest in Johnston Hall.
SELINSGROVE — Susquehanna missed its last six field-goal attempts Wednesday night as Dickinson College came from behind to score a 69-65 victory in a nonconference game.
Dickinson rallied from a 16-point deficit to edge the Susquehanna men's basketball team, 69-65, on Wednesday night in a non-conference game in Houts Gymnasium in Selinsgrove.
EASTON — E.J. Stephens had career-highs with 20 points and eight rebounds to help Lafayette pull away late for an 82-70 win over Division III Susquehanna on Monday.
LANCASTER — Seth Callahan and Zachary Knecht scored 16 points each to lead four players into double figures scoring for Susquehanna, but after a close first half, Lancaster Bible College put together a decisive second-half run that led to an 87-74 win for the Chargers on Saturday afternoon i…
SCRANTON — Susquehanna made just one 3-point basket in the first half and finished the game 6-of-27 from beyond the arc in a 79-66 loss to Marywood in nonconference women’s basketball on Saturday.
SELINSGROVE — Just when it seemed as though Susquehanna had put visiting Cabrini to rest, the Cavaliers caught fire and stopped Susquehanna from its sixth victory.
Maddie Murray scored a team-high 16 points and 10 other players broke into the scoring column as the Susquehanna women posted a 65-45 victory over Keystone College on Wednesday night in a nonconference game in O.W. Houts Gymnasium.
SELINSGROVE — Kayla Kline and Akilah McFadden may have decided to go farther north to attend college — and play basketball — but that doesn’t mean the Lycoming sophomores grow tired of seeing friends and family in the stands.
WILLIAMSPORT — Susquehanna’s Jacob Walsh stood and watched as his 3-point try sailed through the air with less than two minutes left in the first half.
READING — Susquehanna’s first-year defensive coordinator, Pat Ruley, had shirts made up for his River Hawk unit, tops in the Centennial Conference during the regular season.
SELINSGROVE — Bryce Butler starred in a reserve role but Susquehanna couldn’t keep up with Rowan in the consolation game of the Susquehanna Trailways Tipoff Tournament.
SELINSGROVE — The Susquehanna men's basketball team got its season off to a good start Wednesday night with a thrilling two-point win over Bethany.
SELINSGROVE — When the Susquehanna women's basketball team takes the court for its opener Saturday, fans may notice several differences.
SELINSGROVE — Susquehanna is playing its first postseason game since 2009 in Saturday’s Centennial-MAC Bowl Series and that opportunity is big for the players.
HUNTINGDON — Nick Crusco and Tommy Bluj connected on an 8-yard TD pass early in the fourth quarter to break a tie and lift Susquehanna to a 28-21 win over Juniata in the regular-season finale for both teams Saturday.
Bucknell and Susquehanna were both eliminated in the NCAA women’s soccer tournament Saturday, falling in the opening round of their respective divisions.
SELINSGROVE — Members of the Susquehanna women’s soccer team were feeling a mix of emotions and most were not positive early Monday afternoon as they waited for the NCAA Division III selection show.
SELINSGROVE — As a sophomore and junior, Susquehanna’s Nick Crusco lit up the stat column on Senior Day. His message was simple: send the seniors ahead of him out as winners.
SELINSGROVE — Through 110 minutes Wednesday night in the cold and rain, there was nothing to separate Susquehanna and Catholic in a Landmark Conference women's soccer semifinal.
SELINSGROVE — If Saturday’s Centennial Conference showdown between Susquehanna and Ursinus was a playground battle, then the host River Hawks beat up the Bears and took their lunch money.
SELINSGROVE — Two weeks removed from facing Franklin & Marshall and dual-threat quarterback Tanner Erisman, Susquehanna gets the task of stopping a freshman field general who has recorded more than 1,000 yards of offense.
SELINSGROVE — As he approaches his 75th birthday, Bill Muir looks back with satisfaction and gratitude at his 34 years as a coach in the National Football League.
SELINSGROVE — Through the first four weeks of the season a pair of sophomore inside linebackers, who are quite familiar with each other, have led the Susquehanna defense.