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CATAWISSA — Selinsgrove freshman Danny Shoch had his coming-out party in last week’s game against Jersey Shore, throwing for nearly 300 yards and leading his team to victory.
Injuries to prime players and the Anthem controversy dragged down the 2017 season, but the Eagles’ improbable run to a Super Bowl title left fans with an exhilarating finish. Can the NFL carry the momentum into a highly anticipated 2018 campaign?
After missing on the College Football Playoff last year, the Big Ten is poised to be a major contender this season. Five teams are ranked inside the top 15 for the first time since 1959, led by No. 4 Wisconsin.
SUNBURY — With a teammate perched on third base when he strolled to the plate in the bottom of the eighth inning — and with two outs — a surprisingly calm Ryan Kistner had just one thought circulating through his mind.
CATAWISSA — As the sun sets on their high school careers tonight at the District 4 all-star football game, three area standouts will be headed in different directions.
BERWICK — Ben Gearhart and Caleb Hicks echoed the other's assessment that their District 13 Tournament-opening loss to Danville "got the nerves out."
Already weary following a demanding workout, Ava Hughes and Lilah Pensyl also were filled with all sorts of uncertainty as they awaited the lengthy ride back to their Shamokin-area homes.
PHILADELPHIA — Zach Eflin continued to shine for Philadelphia with a four-hitter over seven shutout innings, and Rhys Hoskins hit a three-run homer to help the Phillies beat the New York Yankees 3-0 on Wednesday night.
CATAWISSA — The ease and camaraderie of a football team can come quickly — sometimes even when the teammates are former rivals.
LEWISBURG — Bucknell graduates Nana Foulland and Zach Thomas will be auditioning for pro careers in the NBA Summer League next month.
DANVILLE — Brady McNamara pitched a complete-game one-hitter with nine strikeouts, and Central Columbia used a 10-run second inning to claim the District 13 major division softball championship 13-0 over Mifflinburg on Tuesday.
MANDATA — Thomas Kerstetter scattered six hits in a complete game and Selinsgrove took advantage of seven Line Mountain errors to notch a 7-3 victory in Susquehanna Valley American Legion League action on Tuesday.
The Pennsylvania High School Softball Coaches Associated released its all-state softball team today and 18 local players were honored with first- or second-team selections.
SUNBURY — Milton manager Ken Neuhard needed a cure for his team’s doldrums in the first game of the District 13 Little League 50/70 series with the Shikellamy/Acorn All-Stars.
BERWICK — Bloomsburg’s Emmitt Yost celebrated his birthday Monday by going 3-for-3 at the plate against Lewisburg in a District 13 Little League Major Division baseball game.
NORWALK, Ohio — John DiBartolomeo, a Beaver Springs resident, won the Super Stock Eliminator at the Summit Racing Equipment at the NHRA Nationals on Sunday.
SELINSGROVE — Shamokin/Mount Carmel scored five runs in the fifth inning to break open Monday’s Susquehanna Valley American Legion League game with Selinsgrove, taking a 6-2 victory over Post 25.
PHILADELPHIA — Jonathan Loaisiga took a no-hitter into the sixth inning, Aaron Judge ripped his 20th homer and the New York Yankees snapped a three-game losing streak with a 4-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday night.
NEW YORK — Justin Turner hit Los Angeles’ seventh home run of the game, a go-ahead drive in the 11th inning that lifted the Dodgers over the New York Mets 8-7 on Sunday.
BERWICK — Walked twice and without an official plate appearance to his credit, Roaring Creek Valley cleanup hitter William Miller strode to the plate in the bottom of the fifth inning with two runners on base and a chance to end the game.
WILLIAMSPORT — Cade Dressler pitched six strong innings and Mifflinburg scored four runs in the third inning to knock off Williamsport in West Branch League American Legion baseball action on Sunday.
BERWICK — Lewisburg could not have asked for a better start to the Little League District 13 Major Division Baseball Tournament at Ber/Vaughn Park.
LEWISBURG — Before any drills were run or participants started arriving at the turf football field inside the Miller Center for Recreation and Wellness, former Lewisburg and Penn State linebacker Brandon Smith reflected on what would become the first football clinic he's led.
SHAMOKIN — Shamokin/Mount Carmel used a six-run fourth inning to knock off Bloomsburg, 6-3, in Susquehanna Valley American Legion League action on Friday.
WASHINGTON — Odubel Herrera homered for the fifth straight game and finished with four hits, helping the Philadelphia Phillies rout the Washington Nationals 12-2 on Friday night.
OMAHA, Neb. — Isaiah Campbell limited Florida to two hits over 5 1/3 innings, Arkansas scored four times in five innings against first-round draft pick Brady Singer, and the Razorbacks earned a spot in the College World Series finals with a 5-2 win over the defending champion Gators on Frida…
DANVILLE — The Warrior Run all-stars made short work of Danville in a District 13 Little League Major Division softball tournament elimination game.
Greenwood senior Courtney Fleisher was named the Tri-Valley League Most Valuable Player for the 2017-2018 season. Fleisher was second in the league in batting average (.535) and hits (23). She blasted three home runs on offense. She led the league with a 0.96 ERA on the mound while being sec…