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Renovo native returns to baseball roots to lead RailRidersMoosic, Pa. - The Scranton/ Wilkes-Barre RailRiders officially announced John Adams as the team's new president last week. Members of the RailRiders ownership group were on hand to welcome Adams into his new role ahead of the 2020 season.

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Moosic, Pa. - The New York Yankees have announced that Doug Davis will manage the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders in 2020. Davis is a native of Bloomsburg and has served the RailRiders in a variety of roles over the last three years.Davis will be joined by pitching coach Tommy Phelps and hi…

Defending champion Novak Djokovic has won an unprecedented eighth Australian Open men's title by outclassing Austria's Dominic Thiem 6-4 4-6 2-6 6-3 6-4 in an epic five set marathon final Sunday night. The win at a packed Rod Laver Arena takes the superstar closer to Roger Federer's record o…

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Being a part of the Little League program, for many families, is a tradition passed down through the generations. But for some of today’s parents, coaches, and fans, it’s a brand-new experience. To help those who may be new to Little League, or even to the game of baseball and softball compl…

Six-time champion Roger Federer produced another miraculous comeback to save seven match points against unseeded American Tennys Sandgren, winning the match 6-3, 2-6, 2-6, 7-6(8), 6-3 to reach the Australian Open semifinals on Tuesday. The 38-year-old Swiss superstar was on the verge of defe…

World No. 1 Rafael Nadal proved to be the tougher player in a thrilling four-set, fourth-round match against Nick Kyrgios at the Australian Open on Monday. The 33-year-old Spanish top seed was forced to drop a set for the first time in this tournament before winning the match (6-3, 3-6, 7-6(…

Several years ago, Montoursville’s girls basketball coach Travis Heap was looking for two assistant coaches. He settled on Curtis Jacobson and Kerri Datres. The problem was Curtis and Kerri were dating. What if the young couple got in a fight off the court and it lingered into the gym? Worse…

In what has become the biggest annual high school basketball in game in central Pennsylvania, the top ranked Loyalsock Lancers “host” the Williamsport Millionaires tonight at Lycoming College’s Lamade Gymnasium.

Kevin Anderson, a former four-year starter at St. John Neumann in Williamsport, beat the buzzer with a driving layup to help Delaware edged Hofstra, 73-71, in a Colonial Athletic Association thriller Thursday night at the Mack Sports Complex.

The Williamsport Crosscutters 14th Annual Hot Stove Banquet was held on January 15, 2020, at the Genetti Hotel in downtown Williamsport. The event featured Phillies' legendary outfielder Greg Luzinski, ESPN Baseball Insider Tim Kurkjian, 1992 World Series MVP Pat Borders - who managed the Cu…

In light of recent online reports and public outcry from a concerned citizen at their most recent school board meeting, the Williamsport Area School District has issued a statement regarding an alleged incident which occurred during the spring of 2018 while the baseball team was on a trip to…

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The coming new year prompts us to take a look back at the accomplishments, tribulations, highlights, and lowlights of the past year. From our seat at NorthcentralPa.com, we watch and report as news, events, catastrophes, and celebrations happen in the 12-county region we serve.