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Macy King: Student-Athlete, Front-Line Worker

Macy King: Student-Athlete, Front-Line Worker

| January 19, 2021

Not everyone is cut out to be a health care worker. Doctors, nurses, therapists, and other frontline health care workers have risked their lives and well-being as they continue the fight against COVID-19. They are husbands. They are wives. They are fathers. They are mothers. And, in some rare cases, they are student-athletes.

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Move from South Africa to Small-Town Pa. Laid Foundation for Suné Swart in Pro Basketball

Move from South Africa to Small-Town Pa. Laid Foundation for Suné Swart in Pro Basketball

| January 13, 2021

We have seen various NBA players like two-time reigning Most Valuable Player Giannis Antetokounmpo, all-star Joel Embiid, and former number one choice Michael Olowokandi begin their basketball careers “late.” While these men have no connection to our area, a professional basketball player with local ties is relatively new to the game and making her mark […]

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Knox Native Whitehill Details Impressive Run in High School Wrestling; Forecasts Future in Athletics

Knox Native Whitehill Details Impressive Run in High School Wrestling; Forecasts Future in Athletics

| December 31, 2020

Colby Whitehill dominated the heavyweight scene in Pennsylvania high school wrestling from 2018-2020. After what he viewed was a sophomore slump, Whitehill went on an incredible run to claim back to back state titles. He won his last 78 high school matches in a row, and finished with an amazing 132 wins and 86 pins. […]

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Becca Dougherty Embracing New Chapter in Life and Athletics

Becca Dougherty Embracing New Chapter in Life and Athletics

| December 29, 2020

Since she was a young girl, New Bethlehem native Becca Dougherty has always had a high amount of enthusiasm for sports.

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Franklin Native Blane Gold Continues Rise at Redbank

Franklin Native Blane Gold Continues Rise at Redbank

| December 15, 2020

NEW BETHLEHEM, Pa. (EYT) – Blane Gold is a man who is always thinking of others before himself. This is true in all cases with those who are educators and coaches, but seriously, he is quick to credit nearly everyone else before himself.

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Area Native Turns Love for Big Game Hunting into Small Business

Area Native Turns Love for Big Game Hunting into Small Business

| November 30, 2020

JOHNSONBURG, Pa. (EYT) – Like many others in the area, Beau Martonik has loved the outdoors and been a hunter for the majority of his life.

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To Mask, Or Not to Mask?

To Mask, Or Not to Mask?

| November 24, 2020

“To be or not to be, that is the question.” This simple line from Hamlet may translate in 2020 to “to mask or not to mask, that is the question.”

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Alazia Greaves Excelling as Nurse and Student Athlete

Alazia Greaves Excelling as Nurse and Student Athlete

| November 5, 2020

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. (EYT) – Westminster women’s basketball senior and West Sunbury native Alazia Greaves has found a way to manage full-time nursing hours, college classes, and basketball workouts in 2020.

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Ryan Seelye Talks About Life Before, During, and After Time with Pitt Hoops

Ryan Seelye Talks About Life Before, During, and After Time with Pitt Hoops

| October 28, 2020

When he was in high school, St. Marys native and Elk County Catholic High School graduate Ryan Seelye attended an Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) game in the Petersen Events Center with some friends and family.

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Johnsonburg Grad Peterson Enjoying Early Success in Class AA Erie

Johnsonburg Grad Peterson Enjoying Early Success in Class AA Erie

| June 6, 2019

ERIE, Pa. (D9Sports) – Cole Peterson, a 2014 Johnsonburg Area High School alum and former St Bonaventure Bonnie, recently was promoted within the Detroit Tigers organization to the Double-A level with the Erie SeaWolves.

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