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  • TOO SMART TO START: An Anti-Drug Education Initiative Through Water Bottles1

    Barry Rake is a man on a mission. That mission is to educate young people to save them from the scourge and dangers of drug and opioid abuse. To do so, he has an initiated an educational program in which sport water bottles with the slogan “TOO SMART TO START” emblazoned on them, included is

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  • 33 & 660

    33 & 66 The deluge of televised college basketball in recent weeks may verge on a bit of overkill. It almost seems that every college hoops game being played anywhere found itself on one television network or another. With the hysteria of March Madness now upon us, basketball junkies are in hoops heaven and office

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  • Enjoying Penns Woods Traditions0

    Well, it’s great to see the month of March just on the horizon. Before you know it everybody will be migrating back outside. The baseball, softball, and soccer fields will come to life. Everybody will resume those warm weather activities we love in the West Branch Valley. We’re only a few days away from the

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  • Playoffs?0

    Even if you don’t remember it, sports fans were treated to one of the best post-game press conference speeches of all time on November 25, 2001, by Jim Mora, the then coach of the Indianapolis Colts. Following his team’s dismal five-turnover performance in a loss to the San Francisco 49ers, Mora gave a blistering tirade

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  • Graver Leads Lancers In Big Moment to Help Pick Up Playoff Win Over Warrior Run0

    The beautiful things about sports are the opportunities they provide for those of us willing to take a chance. Everything is there for a competitor. It’s often times about seeing the chance, being prepared, and meeting the challenge. For Loyalsock’s Collin Graver, those chances are, at times, far and few between. They might not be

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  • Mr. 900! And Wanted: Men in Blue and West End Boys

    Mr. 900! And Wanted: Men in Blue and West End Boys0

    Congratulations to Loyalsock head basketball coach Ron Insinger on recording his 900th victory! C.I., as he is affectionately known, already holds the record for wins as a high school basketball coach in the state of Pennsylvania. He is sitting at 902 as I pen this article. I look forward to the day he cracks 1,000

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  • Insinger and Ross Make History on a Special Day for Loyalsock Basketball

    Insinger and Ross Make History on a Special Day for Loyalsock Basketball0

    Loyalsock’s Ron “CI” Insinger Gymnasium is usually buzzing with activity, but it was unusually full last Saturday as the Lancers took on Athens in the middle of the afternoon. Balloons hung from the railing lining the top of the gym, and a larger than usual student section filled in the bleachers in the far corner.

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  • The Wizards

    The Wizards0

    OK. I was a little hesitant at first. I mean if you’ve seen them once, there’s probably no need to see them again. I totally understand a performance can change, but they’ve been using the water and confetti in the bucket since I was a kid. I wanted to send Jensen with his friends instead,

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  • Harlem Wizards Return to Williamsport’s Magic Dome One Last Time on February 120

    The highly entertaining basketball tricksters and wacky funsters known as the “Harlem Wizards” will make one last visit to Williamsport High School’s “Magic Dome” on Monday, February 12, in an appearance that is to benefit the Williamsport School District Education Foundation. The game begins at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 12. Doors open at 5:30

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  • Scott on Sports: The List0

    With apologies to Clement Clayton Moore: ‘twas the week before Christmas and all through the town excited young children tried not to frown! At this very special time of the year, life’s normal routine is anything but normal. The pace quickens, anticipation levels rise, and minding one’s Ps & Qs is of prime importance for

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  • Webb Weekly Gem of the Week… Big Games Abound as Area Athletes Open Winter Season0

    One year ago Mitchell Klingerman was sitting on the bench during a Loyalsock basketball game wishing for a chance to play. It wasn’t because of skills. It was simply because Loyalsock year in and year out has a lot of talent. Klingerman quietly went about his business, working hard after practice and through the off-season,

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  • Proceed with Caution0

    The intersection of ‘achieving goals’ and ‘it was meant to be’ can be a very precarious crossroad. There are no traffic lights, yield signs, or uniformed sentries to guide you through the turmoil safely. The decisions to speed up, slow down, or turn around and plan the journey for another day are instantaneous. If you

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  • From the Publisher… A Ringing Remembrance0

    The most wonderful time of year is underway up and down the West Branch Valley. To say it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas is an understatement. It is great, in the world of today, that our area still has so much Christmas spirit and a great understanding of the reason for the season.

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  • A Ringing Remembrance0

    The most wonderful time of year is underway up and down the West Branch Valley. To say it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas is an understatement. It is great, in the world of today, that our area still has so much Christmas spirit and a great understanding of the reason for the season.

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  • Proceed with Caution0

    The intersection of ‘achieving goals’ and ‘it was meant to be’ can be a very precarious crossroad. There are no traffic lights, yield signs, or uniformed sentries to guide you through the turmoil safely. The decisions to speed up, slow down, or turn around and plan the journey for another day are instantaneous. If you

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  • West Branch Hall of Fame To Honor 11 Inductees0

    Two weeks ago the West Branch Valley Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame stepped up to the plate and successfully hosted the 55th Annual Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame Induction ceremonies in Williamsport. Among the 13 statewide honorees was Loyalsock Township High School basketball coach Ron Insinger, Pennsylvania’s all-time leader in boy’s high

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  • One Long Season to Remember?0

    What an amazing time of year if you’re a sports fan. There is something going on for everyone — provided you are interested in athletic competition. On the professional sports scene all four major sports can be found in season, sometimes all competing on the same day. Major League Baseball is wrapping up their Fall

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  • Heads Up, High Fives and Holy Carp!0

    All of the schools are now out for summer, please drive with extra caution. There are a lot of young folks on bikes, skateboards and yes, driving the roads all hours of the day. Watch out for that child darting out from between two parked vehicles. If you see a ball come into your line

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  • The Truth about Executive Order0

    I always get a good laugh when we are going to get that big winter storm and everyone stocks up on everything from bread to ammunition. Do they really believe they are going to be snowbound for days, weeks, maybe a month? Then you know what happens? It misses us. Some are happy; some are

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  • Tricks, Treats and Folks Seeking Elected Seats0

    My favorite week of the year on page 2. I get to dress up as your friendly neighborhood Spiderman. I thought about a different look for you this year, maybe Barak Obama but with Webb as my last name there is really only one choice of attire. Now for my public service message for Halloween

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  • Revitalizing Billtown’s Sports Swagger A Business and Community Effort0

    Demolition and construction. These two words equal future. As in moving forward for the best of a community, city or an area. I have always been fascinated by tearing down and rebuilding. My Mom is proud to tell that my first word was bulldozer or something that sounded like it. As I looked in through

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