Tuesday, July 26, 2016

BASKETBALL - Lycoming's King set for tour with USA East Coast

Image courtesy of Lycoming Athletics
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – A two-time All-MAC Commonwealth selection, senior Nykolas King (Harlem, N.Y./Manhattan Center for Science and Math) will get a jumpstart on his final season of collegiate basketball when he heads to Europe as part of the 2016 USA East Coast squad.

Lycoming College students, faculty fill key roles with “Peter Pan” community musical

Costume designer Gabriela Burch ’18 fits the actor playing Peter Pan, Tori Duffy.
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Although the lead actors of any show are usually given the credit for a spectacular performance, the show’s success is just as dependent on the back stage hands who make it all possible.

Penn College Summer Commencement Set for Aug. 6

Summer Commencement
Williamsport, PA - More than 230 students have petitioned to graduate in Pennsylvania College of Technology’s Summer Commencement ceremony, scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 6.

COMING EVENT - Bloomsburg Univ Market Street Mile To Be Held

BLOOMSBURG—The annual Market Street Mile race sponsored by the Bloomsburg University cross country and track and field teams will be held on Friday, Sept. 9 starting at 6:30 p.m.

The night will feature a one-mile race; a kids (6-10) half-mile race as a well as a kids (5-under) quarter-mile race. The one-mile race will start at the fountain at Market and Main, while the kids races will start/finish at Town Park.

The first 100 pre-registered mile racers and all pre-registered kids race participants will receive an official race t-shirt.

BASEBALL - Crosscutters Compete for Esurance Home Field Advantage Award

Williamsport-PA – As the second half of the season gets underway, Minor League Baseball and Esurance today unveiled the first annual Esurance Home Field Advantage Award. One Minor League Baseball team in each of the 14 leagues will receive the award based on the highest percentage capacity of the ballpark during the 2016 season.

Williamsport Crosscutters fans are encouraged to continue to support the Cutters in this friendly competition by attending games in the home stretch of the regular season. The winning teams will be announced in September and honored at the 2016 Baseball Winter Meetings™ in National Harbor, Maryland, this December. A celebration for the hometown fans of each winning team will also take place at their respective ballparks at the start of the 2017 season.

Monday, July 25, 2016

BASBALL - Monday’s Cutters Game Postponed Due to Rain

A WOL.news file photo
Double Header Tuesday at 5:05pm
Tonight’s Williamsport Crosscutters game against the Auburn Doubledays has been postponed due to rain. The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader on Tuesday (July 26). Gates will open at 4pm with Game 1 starting at 5:05pm and Game 2 to follow. Both will be 7-inning contests.

Armchair Travelers Series at Brown Library continues

The Chandler family
Local family’s trip to Germany and France presented
WILLIAMSPORT – The James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., will host the next installment in the Armchair Travelers Series with the program, “The Chandler Family Goes to Germany and France,” at 6 p.m. Monday, August 8.

Sunday, July 24, 2016

Willemstad, Curacao, Wins the Little League Baseball® Caribbean Region Championship

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Pariba Little League from Willemstad, Curacao, will participate in the Little League Baseball® World Series for the fourth time after winning the 2016 Caribbean Region Tournament. Pariba defeated Alvin McBean East Little League from St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, in the Championship Game on Saturday, July 23. Seven teams participated in the eight-day event held in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands.