Sports

No lack of support for Mifflin County all-stars

Local Sports

LONGVIEW, Wash. — Mifflin County’s 15-year-old Babe Ruth all-stars know how much support they are getting from back home. All they need to do is look at the stands — and not just at the fans. Before the team left for the west coast, Tracy Lynn Gisewhite of Valley Vinyl and Craft Attic ...

The South rises

State College Spikes

STATE COLLEGE — Ross Adolph and the South came out of the gate with an early offensive outburst that was similar to the fireworks show that followed a 7-1 win over the North in the New York-Penn League All-Star Game Tuesday night at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. After hometown second baseman ...

Big game, big day at Medlar

State College Spikes

STATE COLLEGE — For the second time in 10 seasons, State College played host to the New York-Penn League All-Star Game. General Manager Scott Walker admits a lot of work went into the game, but knew he had something to be proud of when the first pitch was thrown Tuesday at Medlar Field at ...

Ex-Lions ready for Sanders

Penn State

STATE COLLEGE — Two of the greatest running backs in Penn State history, Ki-Jana Carter and Blair Thomas, raved about Saquon Barkley, of course, and said they are excited to see Miles Sanders carry on the school’s terrific tailback tradition. “Saquon was the man. Now it’s Miles’ ...

Home team enjoys all-star outing

State College Spikes

STATE COLLEGE — It’s special to be an all-star in professional baseball, regardless of the level of play. Three Spikes players — Nick Dunn, Edwin Figuera and Delvin Perez — had the unique experience of playing in the New York-Penn League All-Star Game with a sense of home field ...

Walk away

Local Sports

LONGVIEW, Wash. — It doesn’t matter what city, state, time zone or stadium Mifflin County is in. These kids hit the ball. On Monday, it took just a little longer than usual, but once the bats started to roll, the score got out of hand in a hurry. Mifflin County concluded pool play ...

Thompkins ready for bigger role

Penn State

UNIVERSITY PARK — Juwan Johnson is getting most of the attention, and rightfully so, among the Penn State receivers this preseason, but another wideout will need to have a big year for the offense to be as explosive as projected. Senior DeAndre Thompkins says he’s ready to take his game ...

Spikes have all-star fun on tap

State College Spikes

STATE COLLEGE — Today, the Minor League Baseball world descends upon Happy Valley for the 2018 New York-Penn League All-Star Game. The All-Star slate of activities includes a full itinerary as representatives from the Spikes and six other NYPL teams on the South squad take on the seventh ...

Who’s No. 1?

Local Sports

LONGVIEW, Wash. — Over the last four games, Connor Cherry has developed into one of the Mifflin County’s ace pitchers. He was the winning pitcher in the Mid-Atlantic Regional and so far in the Babe Ruth 15-year-old World Series he has gotten two key saves. On Sunday night, Cherry ...

Mifflin County 15s perfect in the pool

Local Sports

LONGVIEW, Wash. — Bryce Dobson bashed a three-run homer to end Monday's game against Concord, New Hampshire, in the Babe Ruth 15-year-old World Series. The homer lifted Mifflin County to a 12-0 victory in six innings under the mercy rule. Mifflin County scored eight of the 12 runs in the ...