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Full-game effort delivers win

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MIDDLEBURG — For much of Wednesday afternoon, Juniata coach Dave Cisney was preaching to the players to play a full game of softball and good things would happen. After a good back-and-forth game, it was Juniata that settled down and found the bigger hits to deafeat Midd-West, 8-6, in ...

Kanagy, Stuck home runs push Huskies past Herd

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LEWISTOWN — The long ball was the difference for the Mifflin County softball team in its Mid-Penn Commonwealth battle with Carlisle on Wednesday afternoon. Hanna Kanagy hit a solo homer and Sabrina Stuck made the most of her opportunity with a three-run jack to lead the Huskies to the 6-1 ...

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COCOLAMUS — A comeback seventh produced the first victory of the Lauren Maguire era as East Juniata slid past Muncy, 10-9, in a nonleague softball game Wednesday. “This was definitely a confidence booster,” said Maguire, the first-year coach who played for the Tigers. “The girls came ...

Lewistown’s rimfire event is state championships

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LEWISTOWN — The Lewistown Pistol Club will be the host for the Rimfire Challenge 2018 Pennsylvania State Championships, which run August 17 to 19 at the club. Andrew Ewing, assistant match director of the state championships, is one of the main reasons the club is hosting them to begin ...

Academy ensures future of conservation lives on in youth

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Teddy Roosevelt once said, “I recognize the right and duty of this generation to develop and use the natural resources of our land; but I do not recognize the right to waste them, or to rob, by wasteful use, the generations that come after us.” In Pennsylvania, high school students are ...

Commisioners set to OK hunting seasons

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HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners is scheduled to meet April 23 and 24 at the agency’s Harrisburg headquarters, where proposed hunting and trapping seasons for 2018-19 are expected to be approved. Both meetings begin at 8:30 a.m., with doors opening at 7:45 ...

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MOUNT UNION — In the lone game played in the area Tuesday, Mount Union overcame the snow and Claysburg-Kimmel, defeating the Bulldogs 9-3 in an Inter-County Conference softball game. Sarah Gearhart did her job for the homestanding Trojans, throwing the win and helping the offense with a ...

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PHILIPSBURG — Mount Union boys had a dominant day in the field, winning three of the four events that were safe to run and were awarded points for the three events that were ruled unsafe. The Trojans won, 80-70 while the girls fell 102-47. Both teams were awarded nine points in the pole ...

Dewease wins Keith Kauffman Classic

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PORT ROYAL — On the night honoring Port Royal Speedway’s most prolific Sprint car winner, the man second on that list added to his own legacy. Lance Dewease’s 108th career Sprint car win at Port Royal came in the third annual Keith Kauffman Classic earning him $5,000 and his fifth ...

Tomahawks defeat Hitmen in GEFA heavyweight contest

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LEWISTOWN — It was a day ready-made for football. Awesome weather, an enthusiastic crowd and two undefeated teams squaring off in a premier Great Eastern Football Association (GEFA) battle. Mifflin County — first place in the Mountain Division — took the field against Cumberland Valley ...