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03/19/2016

Lourdes falls to Cardinal Wuerl, 56-33, in the state championship game, but had a great season with a 23-7 record and the support of the community! Be sure to get Sunday's edition for full coverage.

03/19/2016

Cardinal Wuerl rallies for 25-18 halftime lead over Lourdes.

03/19/2016

Lourdes girls are up 9-8 after one quarter in the PIAA Class A girls state basketball championship game.

4 more days until the high school football season kicks off...who's excited?! Share your thoughts, opinions, and predict...
08/31/2015

4 more days until the high school football season kicks off...who's excited?! Share your thoughts, opinions, and predictions about the upcoming season below about our local teams.

08/29/2015

"Redland" has advanced to Sunday's Little League World Series championship with another dramatic win! http://bit.ly/1fNTR5N

08/07/2015
Darrah excited about Tornadoes' season

The Red Tornadoes were one of 23 teams that attended Tuesday's District 4 Football Coaches Association media day at the Williamsport Country Club.

He's hoping seven years as a varsity assistant coach have taught him enough to guide his Mount Carmel Red Tornadoes back to the District 4 Class AA playoffs.

SCA's John Wilson did it all - star pitcher, good hitter, class valedictorian - on way to Player of the Year honors.
08/01/2015
H.S. BASEBALL: Southern Columbia's Wilson is 2015 Player of the Year

SCA's John Wilson did it all - star pitcher, good hitter, class valedictorian - on way to Player of the Year honors.

Early in the season, when first-year Southern Columbia head coach Mike Myers was discussing a tough 17-13 loss to Montgomery, during which the Tigers failed to hold a 12-2 lead, he said, "One of the big things we knew we had to do starting the year was that we had to find some other starters (pitche…

Dexter’s Dash was held Thursday morning at Knoebels Amusement Resort, a benefit for Make-A-Wish Foundation. Top male fin...
07/31/2015

Dexter’s Dash was held Thursday morning at Knoebels Amusement Resort, a benefit for Make-A-Wish Foundation. Top male finishers were Ciaran Fisher, Ethan Knoebel and Corey Mowrey; top females, Teanna Shutt, Ellen O’Donnell and Anna Summers.

ICYMI: Line Mountain top seven teams in lineman challenge.
07/31/2015
H.S. FOOTBALL: Line Mountain captures lineman challenge event

ICYMI: Line Mountain top seven teams in lineman challenge.

Larry Deklinski/Staff Photo Dawson Scott, a varsity football player at Line Mountain, tosses a tire during the "Line Mountain Lineman Challenge" Saturday near the baseball field at the high school in Mandata. Several varsity football teams participated in the event.

07/31/2015
Selinsgrove to honor Williamson this week

Selinsgrove Speedway tips cap this week to 'Pink Panther' Kramer Williamson.

To motorsports fans, however, particularly dirt-track fans in the United States, Canada and as far as Australia, there is only one Pink Panther, the famed No. 73 sprint car and its driver, Kramer Williamson.

SCA grappler shines at U.S. junior nationals.
07/31/2015
Lane has big week at Jr. Nationals

SCA grappler shines at U.S. junior nationals.

SUBMITTED PHOTO Jaret Lane, left, placed first in Greco-Roman and second in Freestyle at 100 pounds in the Junior Division at the USA Wrestling Junior National Championships last week in Fargo, N.D. With Lane is his father and coach, Kent.

Softball standouts share POY honors.
07/31/2015
H.S. SOFTBALL: LM's Snyder, SCA's Dunkelberger share Player of the Year

Softball standouts share POY honors.

For the second straight season, Snyder is Co-Player of the Year on The News-Item's All-Area softball team, because it was just too hard to pick between her and the other Co-Player, Southern Columbia's Jadyn Dunkelberger. In 2014, Snyder was Co-Player of the Year as a freshman along with Shamokin Are…

SCA's Rarig three-peats as top athlete in boys track.
07/17/2015
H.S. BOYS TRACK AND FIELD: Rarig earns Athlete of the Year honor

SCA's Rarig three-peats as top athlete in boys track.

It was almost a foregone conclusion with a month left in the season that Southern Columbia's Luke Rarig was, for the third straight year, going to be Athlete of the Year on The News-Item's Boys All-Area Track and Field Team. (Okay, he was Co-Athlete as a sophomore).

M.C. soph Fiamoncini tops in girls track.
07/17/2015
Fiamoncini is girls track Athlete of the Year

M.C. soph Fiamoncini tops in girls track.

Mount Carmel sophomore Maura Fiamoncini opened the 2015 track and field season by breaking the school record in the javelin by almost 10 feet with a throw of 138 feet, 2 inches in a dual meet against Midd-West.

Lourdes Regional team scores 65 to take tourney title.
06/27/2015
GOLF: Lourdes squad wins tourney title

Lourdes Regional team scores 65 to take tourney title.

SHAMOKIN DAM - The fourth annual Merle H. Phillips Memorial Golf Classic sponsored by EconomicsPennsylvania took place recently with a student foursome from Our Lady of Lourdes winning the high school division.

Local gridders battle in District 4 North-South All-Star Game in South Williamsport. http://bit.ly/1QW9J7i
06/27/2015

Local gridders battle in District 4 North-South All-Star Game in South Williamsport. http://bit.ly/1QW9J7i

Cameron Pensyl, a Shamokin Area graduate, to represent U.S. at international competition in Korea.
06/26/2015
Shamokin man headed to World University Summer Games

Cameron Pensyl, a Shamokin Area graduate, to represent U.S. at international competition in Korea.

SHAMOKIN - Cameron Pensyl has combined his love of traditional sports with skills he acquired hunting, and now has a remarkable opportunity because of it.

06/25/2015
YOUTH BASEBALL/SOFTBALL RESULTS

Results from local youth baseball and softball. http://bit.ly/1LwOKEz

Nolan's - Avery Dowkus, home run, single; Peyton Carl, home run, single; Yuskoski, double, single; Brenda Kramer, 2 singles; Oceahanna Haupt, single; Cheyenne Dougherty, single; Brynn Marlow, single; Desirae Mattis, single.

Matt Knowles, right, works with Jacob Erdman on Monday during Shamokin Area's joint basketball camp for boys and girls. ...
06/23/2015

Matt Knowles, right, works with Jacob Erdman on Monday during Shamokin Area's joint basketball camp for boys and girls. The camp runs throughout the week.

Southern Columbia enters co-op for field hockey, golf. Read which schools it will team up with: http://bit.ly/1QNK7JZ
06/23/2015

Southern Columbia enters co-op for field hockey, golf. Read which schools it will team up with: http://bit.ly/1QNK7JZ

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