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As the final tenths of a second on the final play of the first half ticked away, after watching his team’s last possession devolve into something you might see in an elementary game, IUP coach Joe Lombardi made a beeline for the hallway leading to the locker room, and pity anyone who stood i…

United fended off a fourth-quarter comeback attempt by River Valley to extend its win streak to 14 games with a 65-62 victory in a Heritage Conference boys’ basketball game Tuesday night.

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Those of us that fish a lot of jig-style lures, we’ve all been there. Just about the time you raise your rod tip high, a fish picks up the bait. There’s little room left to set the hook. Now what do you do? Continue with the sweep and hope you get the slack tightened and the hook set; or dro…

Aleah Bevard scored 13 points in the first quarter to propel United to its fourth straight victory with a 67-46 home win over Marion Center in a Heritage Conference girls’ basketball game played Saturday.

Grant Grimaldi poured in a game-high 25 points as Penns Manor extended its win streak to 10 games with a 64-41 victory over Marion Center in a Heritage Conference boys’ basketball game Friday.

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One of the benefits of having fished on a serious basis for more than four decades is a sense of perspective regarding the evolution of boats, tackle, equipment and such. It’s been dramatic in terms of quality and selection, as well as cost.

United gained some separation from Northern Cambria in the second quarter and pulled away in the second half for its 12th straight win, 58-36, in a Heritage Conference boys’ basketball game Thursday night.

Penns Manor protected a 10-point lead and held off Cambria Heights’ comeback attempt for its sixth straight win, 63-58, in a Heritage Conference boys’ basketball game Tuesday night.

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An overlooked wintertime crappie-fishing opportunity is that provided on larger rivers such as the lower Allegheny, Ohio and Monongahela. While these large rivers might not support dense crappie populations, the ones taken there tend to be quality-sized fish. Now, when the water is cold and …

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Despite the ever-changing weather the region has been experiencing lately, hunters and trappers are still enjoying the outdoors when conditions are conducive to be afield.

The IUP women’s basketball program has announced new dates and times for four rescheduled games, and the men’s program has rescheduled the home game that was supposed to be against Slippery Rock on Monday night.

Penns Manor hit Northern Cambria with its inside-outside attack in a 67-33 victory in a Heritage Conference boys’ basketball game Friday.

Purchase Line put together a strong fourth quarter, pulling ahead of visiting Cambria Heights and picking up its third consecutive victory, 59-53, in a Heritage Conference girls’ basketball game Thursday night.

Trevor Smulik’s 24-point, 13-rebound double-double helped pave the way for West Shamokin in a decisive 56-29 Heritage Conference victory over Homer-Center in a high school boys’ basketball game Wednesday.

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The weather last week was less than ideal for keeping the powder of a flintlock muzzleloader dry. In such conditions, the chances of such primitive firearms properly operating are slim. Even if a hunter manages to keep the flint and pan out of the rain, moisture in the air finds a way of inf…

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It’s that time of year when fishing options start to become limited. Cold nights put a sheet of skim ice that prevents boat launching. The weather has been too mild for the safe ice needed for ice fishing. Recent rains have the streams and rivers flowing a bit too high for reasonable action.

River Valley handed Apollo-Ridge its first loss of the season, trouncing the host team by 31 points, 67-36, to take the championship in the Vikings’ girls’ basketball holiday tournament on Wednesday.

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Deer hunters with valid tags remaining have the option of either archery or flintlock muzzleloader hunting if the specific license has also been purchased.

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