Loyalsock Cares Hurricane Harvey relief effort underway

As previously announced by Loyalsock School District Superintendent Mr. Gerald McLaughlin the an initiative to assist those affected by Hurricane Harvey in Texas, named “Loyalsock Cares” has begun its collection effort.

The drive will continue through Monday, October 2. Items can be dropped off to any Loyalsock school building lobby from 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday as well as the Loyalsock Bus garage from 4:30 – 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and Saturdays from 8 a.m. – Noon.

A complete list of needed items is posted above.

Stay tuned to FOX Sports Williamsport, FOXSportsWilliamsport.com, News Talk 104.1/1600 WEJS and TalkWilliamsport.com for updates on how to help.

2017 District IV Football Coaches Show debuts tonight

The 2017 District IV Football Coaches Show debuts tonight on Fox Sports Williamsport 92.7 FM, 1050 AM and online FoxSportsWilliamsport.com.

Join host Todd Bartley as he discusses the biggest football match-ups in District IV.

Scheduled to appear on the show this evening are head coaches; Sean Tetreault, Muncy, Chris Eiswerth, South Williamsport and Justin Van Fleet, Loyalsock to name a few.

During the show, Buffalo Wild Wings will also be showing the Week #4 edition of Coaches’ Corner at 7:30 p.m., on WNEP2; including a District IV preview and feature on the “Loyalsock Cares” program to aid those affected by Hurricane Harvey.

Loyalsock announces Hurricane Harvey relief effort

Earlier this afternoon Loyalsock School District Superintendent Mr. Gerald McLaughlin announced an initiative to assist those affected by Hurricane Harvey in Texas, named “Loyalsock Cares.”

On Monday, September 11, “Loyalsock Cares” will begin collecting items to aid in the Hurricane Harvey recovery including school supplies, first aid and cleaning supplies. A complete list of needed items will be posted in the next day or so.

The collection point is the Loyalsock bus garage and volunteers are needed to aid in receiving donated items as well as sorting and packaging for loading onto a donated 18-wheel tractor-trailer destined for Texas in early October.

“FOX Sports Williamsport and News Talk 104.1/1600 WEJS are excited to partner with “Loyalsock Cares” on their Hurricane Harvey relief effort,” according to Owner and General Manager, Todd Bartley.

Stay tuned to FOX Sports Williamsport, FOXSportsWilliamsport.com, News Talk 104.1/1600 WEJS and TalkWilliamsport.com for updates on how to help.

FOX Sports Williamsport Debuts Series Pin

FOX Sports Williamsport proudly announces a first of its kind pin for the 2017 Little League World Series. DPH Custom Pins, is the official pin maker for FOX Sports Williamsport.

“This is the first year of FOX Sports Williamsport so we thought it would be fitting to commemorate that debut with a pin. From the first conversation, DPH Custom Pins was all in with our ideas and did an amazing job for us. We are very pleased with the final product and believe fans will be as well,” according to FOX Sports Williamsport General Manager and Owner, Todd Bartley.

Pins will be available for purchase for $3.00 each throughout the 2017 Little League World Series at the FOX Sports Williamsport studio, located at 460 Market Street Suite 310, during regular business hours.

Penn College Renews Partnership with Fox Sports Williamsport

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Penn College has renewed its partnership with Fox Sports Williamsport to broadcast home Wildcat athletic events for the 2017-18 season, Penn College Assistant Director of Athletics / Sports Information Director Matt Blymier announced Wednesday.

The coverage provided by Fox Sports will increase this season with weekly coach’s shows for soccer, basketball, baseball, and softball. Additionally, all home conference games for soccer, baseball, and softball will be broadcasted, as well as all home basketball games and select away basketball contests.

“We are thrilled to not only continue our partnership with Fox Sports, but to increase the coverage for our athletic programs,” Blymier said. “As we begin our first year as full NCAA Division III members, it’s crucial to increase the awareness of our institution and our department on a local, regional, and national level.”

All games will be simulcast on WEJS 104.1 FM/1600 AM and foxpsortswilliamsport.com Stream 2. The play-by-play provided by Fox Sports will also be simulcast on Penn College’s High Definition web broadcast of each game.  Last year, nearly 5,000 viewers tuned in to Wildcat games online.

“We are pleased to be able to provide Penn College Athletics with their own radio flagship station. Their transition to full Division III member status has been a process we have followed and been fortunate to broadcast since it began,” said Fox Sports Williamsport owner Todd Bartley. “Broadcasting the culmination of those efforts and the quality of the teams is very rewarding for our staff and our company.”

Pirates at Cubs

The Pittsburgh Pirates continue their visit to Wrigley Field in the Windy City with the middle game of their final series before the All-Star Break, visiting the Chicago Cubs. Coverage begins at 6:50 p.m. on FOX Sports 1600 and 104.1, proud members of the Pirates Radio Network.

Scrappers at Crosscutters

The Williamsport Crosscutters continue their homestand, with the second game of a three-game series against the Mahoning Valley Scrappers. Coverage begins at 6:40 p.m. on FOX Sports 1050 and 92.7, proud members of the Cutters Baseball Network.

Stanley Cup Final: Penguins at Predators

The Stanley Cup Final heads back to Nashville with the Pittsburgh Penguins looking to clinch back-to-back Stanley Cup Championships at Bridgestone Arena in game six. Coverage starts at 7:00 p.m., right here on FOX Sports Williamsport, a proud member of the Penguins Radio Network.

Tartans Selected to Host 2017 ECAC Championship

(DANBURY, Conn.) – The Carnegie Mellon University women’s basketball team has been selected to host the 2017 Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III Women’s Basketball Championship presented by Visit Myrtle Beach, making their third postseason appearance in five seasons. The Tartans are the overall top seed of a 15-team field after finishing the regular season with an 18-7 record.

The Tartans, who finished fourth in the University Athletic Association (UAA), receive a first-round bye and will host the remaining field on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, March 3-5. The Tartans will open Friday’s play at 11:00 a.m. against the winner of Neumann University (18-8) and Brooklyn College (21-6) who play Wednesday, March 1 at Brooklyn.

Three other games will be played Friday at Carnegie Mellon at 2:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. Semifinals will be held on Saturday at 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. with the final being played Sunday at noon.

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Leading the Tartans is senior Lisa Murphy (McLean, Va./McLean) who is tops in the nation with a 79.9% field-goal percentage and ranks third in scoring with 24.6 points per game. The 6-1 center has posted 18 double-doubles for the season and averages 13.2 rebounds a game. She was named the UAA Player of the Year today for the second straight season after leading the Association in scoring, rebounding and blocks per game with 2.7.

Fellow senior Jackie Hudepohl (Saratoga, Calif./Lynbrook (Colgate)) is second on the team in scoring and rebounding with 14.8 points and 7.4 rebounds a game. The senior guard is shooting 43.0% from the floor and dishes out 3.2 assists a game while blocking 0.8 shots per game.

Last year, Murphy and Hudepohl helped the Tartans finish the postseason in the NCAA sectional semifinal for the first time in program history, tying the program record with 21 wins. This ECAC appearance will be the third for the Tartans, as they won the South Tournament in 2000.

Fox Sports Radio Williamsport to Broadcast 2017 USCAA Basketball National Championships

Norfolk, VA – Fox Sports Radio Williamsport (1050 AM – 92.7 FM – 1600 AM – 104.1 FM, Fox SportsWILLIAMSPORT.COM) has partnered with the USCAA to broadcast the 2017 USCAA Basketball National Championships.

The tournament will be held at Penn State Fayette in Uniontown, Pennsylvania. Fox Sports Radio Williamsport will simulcast the play by play on its web platforms and through the USCAA Network, which will have live video of each game at basketball.theuscaa.com.

Fox Sports Radio Williamsport will call each semi-final and final of the 2017 tournament.

“Fox Sports Radio Williamsport is pleased to reunite with the USCAA on the national collegiate stage and bring such a high quality broadcast for these students athletes who are capping outstanding seasons in the USCAA National Basketball Championships,” states Fox Sports Williamsport owner Todd Bartley.

The 34 team single elimination tournament will begin this Tuesday with a skills competition at Penn State Fayette. The championships will tip-off at 10 a.m. on Wednesday morning with defending champions Concordia College Alabama taking on Paul Quinn College in first round Women’s Division I action.

Fox Sports Radio Williamsport will have the call beginning with the Men’s Division I semi-finals on Thursday evening, and carrying through to championship Saturday.

Fox Sports Radio Williamsport is currently home to high quality programming including NCAA and professional Pennsylvania sports. Also serving as the flagship station of the Williamsport Crosscutters Radio Network, the New York-Penn League affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies.

Fox Sports Radio Williamsport has been recognized numerous times by the Pennsylvania Associated Press Broadcasters Association (PAPBA) for the “Best Play-by-Play” as well as “Best Sportscast” in the State of Pennsylvania.

“We are thrilled to have Fox Sports Radio Williamsport coverage of the 2017 National Championships,” states Executive Director Matthew Simms. “This partnership provides us with a first class broadcasting crew, more in depth player and coach interviews, and an opportunity to provide a larger footprint for Laurel Highlands Pennsylvania and our partners/sponsors. Collectively, it enhances the perception of the tournament and the USCAA to all involved.” To watch live visit basketball.theuscaa.com.

To listen live online to Fox Sports Radio Williamsport, you can download the Tune In app and search WLYC or USCAA or visit foxsportswilliamsport.com.

For more information about the 2017 USCAA Basketball National Championships, visit theuscaa.com, basketball.theuscaa.com, as well as our Facebook and Twitter (@USCAA) for updates on the tournament and all USCAA news.