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Should boys be allowed to don kilts?

October 5, 2010 Should boys be allowed to play field hockey? That’s a question I hear each year about this time, although of late, it seems to be almost a trend to have boys on what has traditionally — in American... more »»

Drivers vy for $50K at the Grove

October 2, 2010 Season-ending special races continue this weekend. Williams Grove Speedway hosts the 48th annual National Open for sprint cars this evening. more »»

Lions enter ‘Iowa week’ with nothing but bad memories in mind

September 30, 2010 It’s back — Iowa week — the game that for whatever reason has given Penn State fits each and every season for the last decade. more »»

Sports may not be as hazardous as some people think they are

September 28, 2010 A soccer player has to be flown to a hospital from a game. Another player, kicked inadvertently in practice, suffers a severed pancrea. more »»

Rife, Buckwalter left marks on sport

September 25, 2010 The racing season is winding down and one might think that all would be quiet. That isn’t the case at all. We’ve lost some folks this week and that is sad. more »»

Sports fans are behind unruly behavior of professional athletes

September 24, 2010 I’m not one to think of Bryant Gumbel as philosopher or statesman, but when the man is right, he’s right. more »»

Royster’s critics should pick another target; Golden makes return

September 23, 2010 Every football season, there are Penn State players and coaches that get on the wrong side of the fans in attendance, the people watching from home on television, and yes, even the people in the... more »»

Selinsgrove to host 410 National Open

September 18, 2010 The Jim Nace Memorial National Open at Selinsgrove Speedway is this evening at the Snyder County oval. The late models and speedsters also are part of the program, which gets under way at 7 p.m. more »»

You make the call, I'll answer

September 16, 2010 With apologies to humorist Dave Barry, it’s time for a visit with Ask-Mr. more »»

Rivalry renews, with a twist

September 9, 2010 As everybody knows by now, the old rivalry between Penn State and Alabama finally renews Saturday night with the first meeting between the two since 1990. more »»

Knowing the rule, as a rule

September 7, 2010 A few years ago, I was covering a baseball game when a play at home plate generated a small amount of controversy (like that never happens. more »»

Highlights abound in summer of baseball

August 31, 2010 Highlights during the past baseball season in Mifflin County included a player hitting a home run in a regional NCAA playoff game against the team that went on to win the national title, the two... more »»

Sprint car points race still close

August 28, 2010 The points battles remain close at Port Royal Speedway. Chad Layton is 15 points ahead of Rick Lafferty in sprint car action. John Heane holds a 45-point lead over Dan Berry in pro stock competitio. more »»

Pa. drivers are on top in Iowa

August 21, 2010 Pennsylvania is standing tall after last week’s Knoxville, Iowa, Sprint Car Nationals. So is the All Star Circuit of Champions. more »»

Layton’s tire gambit pays off

August 14, 2010 The fourth annual Dream Race Extreme has come and gone. Chad Layton’s name has been added to the winners list. more »»

Sprints and late models join pro stocks for Stong Memorial

July 31, 2010 Hello again race fans. This evening the pro stocks take center stage at Port Royal Speedway. A 20 lap race honoring the late Deryl Stong will be presented. Stong was a total racer in every way. more »»

MC fans travel in bunches

July 22, 2010 It never ceases to amaze me how the local fan base supports baseball in Mifflin Count. more »»

What soccer has done for me

July 20, 2010 Soccer is always referred to as the world’s sport and over the past decade it has been growing more and more in the United States. more »»

Goodyear’s tires creating a stir

July 17, 2010 There are plenty of issues to talk about this week in local racing. more »»

Rules need to be more merciful

July 16, 2010 Baseball, by Abner Doubleday’s rules, is a game of nine innings, with the only changes in that being if the game goes longer due to a tie, or if the home team has a lead going into the bottom of the... more »»



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