BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS OCTOBER 1, 2022

CORONER IDENTIFIES BODY OF MAN FOUND IN MONTGOMERY

A body was found off of Route 54 near Montgomery yesterday morning and the Lycoming County Coroner has made an identification.  According to the Sun Gazette, 34 year old Brett Diehl was found deceased in the yard at 37  School House Road. State Police were called to the scene about 7:45 am Friday where they shut down School House Road from Route 54 almost to Schnee Avenue for police to process the area. No other details have been released about the circumstances surrounding the case at this time.

THIRD TEACHER AT WASD ARRESTED FOR INAPPROPRIATE CONTACT

A third Williamsport Area High School Teacher has been charged with inappropriate  contact with a student.  According to the Sun Gazette, 49 year old Michelle Pulizzi had a relationship with a student for four months in 2018.  State police said the victim, who was also a confidential informant, received sexually explicit images and messages, allegedly from Pulizzi.  She was charged with third-degree sexual contact with a student and has been released on 75 thousand dollars bail.  Pulizzi will appear for her preliminary hearing October 13th.

HUNG JURY IN 2020 SHOOTING CASE

A man who fled Williamsport to avoid apprehension in October of 2020 after allegedly firing a shot from the sidewalk into a home on Louisa Street that killed a mother of 4 was found guilty of flight, but the jury was hung on the criminal homicide charges on Friday . According to the Sun Gazette, the jury for 40 year old Antwan McClain could not reach a verdict on the charges of criminal homicide and aggravated assault in the shooting death of 31 year old Jimia Alston.  After McClain ran to avoid being arrested, US Marshals Service took him into custody December 10th 2020.

ANOTHER SUSPECT ARRESTED IN SUNBURY BAR SHOOTING CASE

Another person has been arrested after last weekend’s shooting at a Sunbury bar.  According to North Central PA dot com, 23 year old Manuel Santos of Sunbury was arrested for not giving information to police in the case of the fatal shooting of 33 year old Joseph Rice, also of Sunbury.  42 year old Randy Easton fled the area after the incident that happened about 2:30 am last Sunday, is being charged with homicide, and has been denied bail.  Easton’s girlfriend, Lis Gebhart of White Deer is also charged with failing to report Easton’s whereabouts.  They both were arrested at a Lewisburg hotel last Monday.  Police say Santos is also in violation of parole.

BLOOMSBURG FAIR WRAPS UP TODAY

It’s the final day of the 167th Bloomsburg State Fair!  Grange exhibits open at 9am in the agriculture building at one of the east coat’s largest livestock displays.  Free entertainment all day today starting at 9a with the Karen Gronsky school of dance.  Tonight enjoy the Pro Street Truck and Tractor pull in the Weis Markets grandstand and Amusements of America will run from 11am til 9pm all day today.  Parking is just five dollars.  Visit the Backyard broadcasting tent tonight from 5 til 8pm on the at 2nd Street and Avenue B.

SPORTS

PIAA District 4
HS Football

Williamsport 48         Central Mountain 16
Jersey Shore 65                       Executive Education Academy 12
Southern Columbia 34 Montoursville 16
Muncy 48                   Columbia Montour vo-tech 16

Mifflinburg 19                        Selinsgrove 0
Milton 47                                Hughesville 7
Canton 51                               Wyalusing 13
Shamokin 57               Shikellamy 27
Bloomsburg 28                        Warrior run 14
Danville 51                  Lewisburg 0
Backyard Broadcasting Game of the week
Loyalsock 48              Central Columbia 0


PIAA District 4
HS Football Saturday

North Penn Mansfield heads to Cowanesque Valley tonight for a 7 PM game

HS Football News
Quarterback Arch Manning broke his high school’s records for career passing yards and touchdowns last night, marks previously held by his uncles, Eli and Peyton Manning.  Arch Manning broke Eli’s career passing record at Isidore Newman School in New Orleans, along with Peyton’s record of 93 career touchdowns after tossing five in the first half.  Manning is the No. 2 prospect in the 2023 class, and is a 6-foot-3, 204-pound recruit who is the son of Cooper Manning and the grandson of Archie Manning.
NASCAR
Yellawood 500 at Talladega Super Speedway – Prerace coverage starts Sunday at 2pm on the Twin Valley’s Talk Radio Network or WILQ’s HD3
NASCAR NEWS
Alex Bowman suffered a concussion last week after  a tangle in Texas. Noah Gragson will drive the No. 48 Chevrolet.

MLB
Phillies 5 Nationals 1 – in Game one.  Game two was postponed till today due to rain
 Orioles 2 Yankees 1
Guardians 6 Royals 3
Braves 5 Mets 2
Cardinals 2 Pirates 1
Dodgers 10 Rockies 1
some NCAA football matchups today
Northwestern at Penn State at 3:30 on ESPN
Georgia Tech is at Pitt
Temple will be at Memphis on ESPNU at noon,
Rutgers is at Ohio State,
West Virginia is it Texas at 7:30 PM tonight on FS1

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