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East Juniata’s Chase Kepner putts while Midd-West’s Dylan Loss looks on at the Lost Creek Golf Club, Thursday, in Oakland Mills.

Midd-West off to a great start

Local Sports

OAKLAND MILLS — The East Juniata and Midd-West golf teams opened up the 2017-18 high school sports season, bringing the Tri-Valley League with them at Lost Creek Golf Club Thursday afternoon. The Mustangs shot a 374 to outdistance their TVL counterparts, followed by Millersburg (379), East ...

Spikes drop first game of road trip

State College Spikes

GRANVILLE, W. Vir — Johan Oviedo retired 18 of the first 19 batters he faced for the State College Spikes on Wednesday night, but the West Virginia Black Bears grew their lead late to take a 5-1 decision at Monongalia County Ballpark. The Spikes (29-25) now sit three games back of West ...

Spikes set to host All-Star Game

State College Spikes

STATE COLLEGE — Central Pa. will be in the spotlight next August as the State College Spikes will host the 2018 New York-Penn League All-Star Game at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. The event makes its return to Medlar Field at Lubrano Park, located on the campus of nationally renowned Penn ...

Spikes’ quintet lead South squad

State College Spikes

TROY, N.Y. — Josh Lopez knocked in the game-winning runs with a two-run single in the ninth as the South squad topped the North, 5-2, in the 2017 New York-Penn League All-Star Game Tuesday night at Joseph L. Bruno Stadium, home of the Tri-City ValleyCats. Lopez’s line drive to left in the ...

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Skylar Ciccolini, left, and Taylor Ciccolini pose with their javelins and three trophies at the AAU Junior Olympic games in Detroit, Mich.

Ciccolinis medal in three events

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DETROIT, Mich. — In what has already been an incredible year, Skylar Ciccolini has added to her success. Participating in the AAU Junior Olympic Games in Detroit, Mich., Ciccolini set the AAU national record with a javelin throw of 155 feet, 7 inches. The previous record was ...

Lions’ offensive line looks to compliment Barkley

Penn State

UNIVERSITY PARK — The top priority for Penn State opponents this year, of course, will be to stop or at least contain Saquon Barkley. First, though, they’ll have to find him. The Nittany Lions could well field the tallest offensive line in their history, the perfect complement for the ...

15s make local history in state run

Local Sports

LEWISTOWN — With the close of another Mifflin County Babe Ruth postseason, it’s time to look back at the record book. The 15-year-old all-stars finished as the second-place team in the Mid-Atlantic regional and won the league’s 22nd state title. Before the loss in the regional final, ...

Schatz wins exciting race at Knoxville

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KNOXVILLE, IOWA — Donny Schatz inherited the lead when David Gravel broke on lap 22 and then kept Kyle Larson at bay as they negotiated a tricky, rough cushion to score his 10th Knoxville Nationals Championship in the 57th edition of the event Saturday night at Knoxville Raceway. Schatz, of ...

Spikes fall short of sweeping Vermont

State College Spikes

STATE COLLEGE — State College was looking for a sweep of Vermont, but unfortunately for the Spikes, the Lake Monsters had other ideas. After winning a pair of back-to-back, 11-inning walk off wins over the Lake Monsters, the Spikes played less than classic baseball as they fell 9-4 to ...