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Everett’s Kaitlyn Maxwell, left, and Juniata’s Olivia Clark fight for a rebound during their District 6 Class 3A girls basketball quarterfinal Thursday in Mifflintown.

Offensive woes plague Indian girls

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MIFFLINTOWN — Juniata coach Kevin Kodish said Everett has the pieces to make a deep run, not only in the District 6 Class 3A girls tournament, but in the state tournament. It certainly looked that way Thursday night with Everett taking care of matters from the first whistle in a 57-27 road ...

School board passes routine agenda items

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LEWISTOWN - Routine business was the order of the day Thursday during the voting meeting of the Mifflin County School District Board of Directors. Prior to voting on the lengthy agenda, the board heard a sales presentation from representatives of Questeq, a Coraopolis firm that provides ...

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Mifflin County’s Ericka Lepley (21) launches a field goal attempt over State College defender Taylor Love (33) Wednesday in Lewistown

Mifflin County falls despite late rally

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LEWISTOWN —Rattled early, Mifflin County put on a comeback effort in the second half, but came up just short both on the scoreboard, and on Rylie Rittenhouse’s attempt for a game winning 3-pointer in the game’s final second. State College defeated the Huskies, 50-48, concluding the ...

Survival of Mifflin-Juniata NWTF chapter at stake


REEDSVILLE — The Shade Mountain chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation is holding its annual banquet next week in Reedsville. At least one member of the group is fearful it will be the last. Jim Buchanan, a turkey hunter from Belleville, got involved with the group more than 30 ...

Something for everyone at show


Every February thousands of outdoors enthusiasts enter the Harrisburg Farm Show Complex to attend what is commonly referred to as the sportsman’s show. For years the official title was the Eastern Sports & Outdoors Show. Once the National Rifle Association took over the event a few ...

Preliminary seasons approved


HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners at its January meeting gave preliminary approval to hunting and trapping seasons and bag limits for the 2017-18 license year. Final approval of seasons and antlerless license allocations are set to occur in March. Modifications ...

Outdoors calendar


Atkinson Mills Sportsman Club ¯ Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. Blue Rock Sportsman Club ¯ Club meetings at 2 p.m. on the fourth Sunday of each month. To east end Blue Rock: From Milroy, follow signs to Reeds Gap State Park. Free camping available and ...

Photo courtesy The (Johnstown) Tribune-Democrat 
Actors Michael Ontkean, left, Paul Newman, center, and Johnstown Jet Ned Dowd chat during a break in the filming of ‘Slap Shot’ at Cambria County War Memorial Arena in 1976. Johnstown will host a celebration of the sports film Saturday, the 40th anniversary of its release.

Ligonier looks back on its role in iconic hockey film

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LIGONIER (AP) — Former Ligonier Mayor Chick Cicconi was a bit star-struck one morning 40 years ago when Art Newman, brother of Hollywood legend Paul Newman, walked into his office in town hall. “Art looked identical to his brother except his head was shaved like Yul Brynner. Art said Paul ...

Playoff game is at 7

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LEWISTOWN — Tonight's District 6 Class 6A girls basketball game between Mifflin County and State College begins at 7 p.m. An incorrect time appeared in the schedule on Page B1 of today's print and All Access editions. The Huskies host State College in Lewistown.