PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. — After experiencing the excitement surrounding the NYSPHSAA Cross Country Championships last year, Waverly’s Sheridan Talada was hungry for more this year. And the Waverly senior ate it up in the Class C girls division race at SUNY Plattsburgh Saturday.

MECHANICSBURG — North Penn-Liberty’s Maddison Minyo had just recorded another one of her patented sharp angle kills in the near crosscourt and North Penn-Liberty led 5-2 in the third set of Saturday’s PIAA Volleyball Class AA Final against North Catholic.

The great 16th and 17th century British Poet Laureate John Donne wrote in his work “For Whom the Bell Tolls” and “No man is an island, Entire of itself, Every man is a piece of the continent, A part of the main.”

Anytime, as an athlete or a coach, you make it to a state championship game it’s special. For first-year North Penn-Liberty Volleyball Head Coach Jennifer Nawri and her daughter, first-year starting setter Julia Nawri, it has been twice the fun. The two of them will coach and play for a stat…

North Penn-Liberty Outside Hitter Charisma Grega has always stuck out on a volleyball court. People may not forget hearing her name called because of the uniqueness, her namesake being the actress Charisma Carpenter, but they certainly will remember her level of play.

The outstanding volleyball careers of North Penn-Liberty Seniors Maddison Minyo and JoJo McNamara almost never happened. They had planned to play soccer in junior high entering the 7th grade. Then, Nightmare Volleyball Club Coach Bill Grega held a summer clinic at Mansfield University the su…

Senior Opposite Hitters Patelin Nowak and Hannah Bowens are not necessarily the names you see in the paper all the time when it comes to the state finalist North Penn-Liberty volleyball team. Yet, their importance cannot be overstated. These two fill crucial front row defensive roles for a N…

ITHACA, N.Y. — Shyquan Gibbs’ basket with 0.5 seconds left helped NJIT overcome an 18-point halftime lead and handed Cornell a 59-58 loss on Wednesday evening at Newman Arena. The Big Red dropped its second-straight one-point game in falling to 1-2 while the Highlanders improved to 1-2.

LEWISBURG, Pa. – Ally Johnson scored a career-high 17 points, including two 3-pointers late in the fourth quarter, to lead the Bucknell women’s basketball team to a 68-60 victory over St. Bonaventure Wednesday evening at Sojka Pavilion. Abby Kapp added 16 points for the Bison, while Ellie Ma…

LEWISBURG, Pa. — Jimmy Sotos, Andrew Funk and Walter Ellis each made four 3-pointers and Bucknell connected on 11 of 16 from behind the arc in the second half to defeat Hofstra 86-71 in men’s basketball action Wednesday evening at Sojka Pavilion. The Bison finished the game 15-for-28 from 3-…

SHAMOKIN - Finally, a team was going to take a set off of North Penn-Liberty in the state playoffs. After two three set sweeps to start the tournament and a 25-21 win to start the state semifinals. Trinity Catholic had finally made North Penn-Liberty face a set point, three to be exact. The …

North Penn-Liberty Volleyball is setting new program and individual records seemingly every time they step on the court in this playoff run. Just this year, JoAnne McNamara recorded her 1500th career assist, Maddison Minyo chalked up her 750th kill, Grace Tice and Lizzi Welch went over 100 b…

Last year, Juniors Grace Tice and Lizzi Welch watched mostly from the bench as North Penn-Liberty captured their third straight district title. They were determined to not just be spectators this year. Their emergence as the middle hitters for the North Penn-Liberty Mounties (30-1-1) has bee…

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – The Penn State Nittany Lions (1-0, 0-0 B1G), ranked No. 1 nationally by InterMat, opened up the 2019-20 campaign with a resounding 45-0 win over Navy in sold out Rec Hall. The Nittany Lions had four individuals making their Rec Hall debuts with all four coming away vic…

Raleigh, N.C. – Christian Simmons scored a game-high 26 points and netted a pair of free throws in the closing seconds of regulation to lead the Mansfield University men’s basketball team to a 100-95 victory on the final day of the Shaw Tournament on Sunday, Nov. 10.

TROY — Usually when Troy’s Damien Landon rushes for 252 yards and three touchdowns it ends with a Trojan victory.

Ali Koval was hard to miss in Shamokin’s gym on Saturday during the PIAA Class AA Volleyball Quarterfinals against Panther Valley.

CATAWISSA — Earlier in the week, North Penn-Mansfield coach Tom Dickinson called Saturday night’s District 4 Class 2A semifinal with Southern Columbia an “impossible battle” for his team.

WILLIAMSPORT — The Athens High girls soccer team dropped a heartbreaker in the first round of the state playoffs as Berwick scored a 1-0 victory over the Lady Wildcats at the Balls Mills Soccer Complex on Tuesday.

Noah Spencer did something that every athlete has dreaded Saturday; he forgot his jersey. Luckily for him, an injured teammate had brought his along, and that’s the only mistake Spencer made all night Saturday as North Penn-Mansfield shocked 9-1 Wellsboro 17-14 at the Wellsboro Community Ath…

It might have been two days after Halloween, but Southern Columbia still found a way to top the charts and win the scariest performance of the year. Unfortunately, Towanda was on the other side of the field and learned quickly why the Tigers are ranked #1 in the country according to various polls.

TROY — There’s no mistaking that Troy is a running football team, and that style of offense carried the Trojans to a 9-1 record in the regular season this year and the second seed in the District 4 Class 2A playoffs.

Athens – Athens and Waverly squared off for one final, gritty, chippy football game this season.

It was as peculiar a timeout as you’ll ever see in a football game. Coming out of the third quarter break to start the fourth quarter, Canton had 4th and 18 from the South Williamsport 26 yard line. They lined up in the I formation with two receivers to the far side and Ben Knapp to the near…

SAYRE — Trailing at the half, Muncy took a 20-14 lead in the third quarter and broke a 20-20 deadlock with 2:12 left in regulation on a two-yard Ethan Gush dive. From there, they held on for a 26-20 win in the District 4 Class A playoffs.