Thursday, February 22, 2018

Lycoming Swimming - Hammaker announces retirement from coaching

Jerry Hammaker won 220 dual meets and a MAC title in 17 years as Lycoming's head coach.
(Photo courtesy of Lycoming Sports Information)
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – After a record-breaking 17-year career as the head coach of the Lycoming College men’s and women’s swim programs, Jerry Hammaker announced his retirement from the program.

“I have been incredibly blessed to be a Lycoming College swim coach for the last 18 seasons,” Hammaker said. “I would like to thank (longtime director of athletics) Coach (Frank) Girardi, Dean (John) Piper and President (James) Douthat for their faith in hiring me. Over the years, I have been humbled with the opportunity to work with hundreds of exceptional students, a great group of assistant coaches as well as a tremendous alumni base in a great family atmposphere.”

Lycoming Men's Basketball - Wallace, Newbold earn all-conference honors

Seniors Chris Wallace and Alex Newbold each earned All-MAC Commonwealth honors.

(Photo courtesy of Lycoming Sports Information)
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Finishing their careers as the first pair of classmates in program history to accumulate 1,000 career points and 500 career rebounds, Lycoming College men’s basketball seniors Chris Wallace (Randallstown, Md./Calvert Hall) and Alex Newbold (Bowie, Md./DeMatha Catholic) were both honored as part of the All-MAC Commonwealth teams, the conference office in Annville, Pa., announced on Thursday, Feb. 22. Wallace was a first-team all-conference selection and Newbold was named to the second team.

Wrestling - Warriors out to make an impact in postseason

Junior Garrett Wesneski and the Warriors are set for the NCAA Regional.
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WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – With three wrestlers in the top 10 of both the NWCA and rankings, the Lycoming College wrestling team will step into the waters of the postseason on Friday, Feb. 23 when they begin the two-day NCAA Southeast Regional at Franklin County High School in Rocky Mount, Va.

After finishing the regular season with a 12-5 dual meet record, the Warriors enter the postseason ranked 21stin the country by, buoyed by four grapplers in the website’s individual rankings.

Obituary - Kathy G. Kern, 62, of Hughesville, passed away Sunday, February 18, 2018

Kathy G. Kern
January 26, 1956 ~ February 18, 2018

Kathy G. Kern, 62, of Hughesville, died Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, at her home.

Born Jan. 26, 1956, in Williamsport, she was a daughter of Chester M. and Adele R. (Trimble) Walters. 

World of Little League® Museum to Host Art Event on March 11

(Photo Courtesy of Little League® Baseball and Softball)
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (February 21, 2018) – On Sunday, March 11, guests of theWorld of Little League® Museum and Official Store will have the opportunity to learn to paint inside the iconic museum as part of a “Art at the Museum” event with local artist, Amanda M. Emig, starting at 2 p.m.

Guests will have the opportunity to learn to paint a baseball and flag for only $40

“We hope that holding this event in our world-class Museum will be an inspiration, and we’re looking forward to hosting it,” said Lance Van Auken, Vice President and Executive Director of the Museum. “I would encourage anyone, regardless of their perceived talents, to sign up.”

Huskies Women's Basketball Pushes Past Mansfield for Sixth Straight Win

Women's Basketball Pushes Past Mansfield for Sixth Straight Win
Women's Basketball | Box Score

MANSFIELD, Pa. - The Bloomsburg University women's basketball team kept their winning streak alive with a 62-44 win at Mansfield's Decker Gymnasium in Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) action Wednesday night (Feb. 21).

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