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Huskies unable to keep up with Colts

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LEWISTOWN — Cedar Cliff erupted early and kept the pressure on Mifflin County as the Huskies’ offense couldn’t keep up in a 14-6 Mid-Penn Conference baseball loss Monday afternoon. After recording two quick outs to start the game, the Colts struck for three extra-base hits to take a 3-0 ...

Penns Valley’s bats too explosive for Juniata

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MIFFLINTOWN — Juniata softball coach Dave Cisney knew his team would have its hands full with non-league foe Penns Valley. The Rams didn’t disappoint. Penns Valley exploded for 15 hits, three of them home runs, in a 12-0 victory over the Indians Monday afternoon. The game was called ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

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From staff reports SUNBURY — Juniata was forced to play three sets in three separate matches, but won two of them to win 4-1 over Shikellamy in boys tennis Monday. Zach Hemond won his third set in No.1 doubles while Jack Lauver and Emmett Hibbs did the same in No. 2 doubles. “Colin ...

Dietrich leads last laps, takes checkers

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PORT ROYAL — Danny Dietrich took the lead on lap 20 and went on to win the 25-lap sprint car feature Saturday night at Port Royal Speedway. Dietrich, who could race closer to his Gettysburg home on Saturday nights, wants to get faster at Port Royal for the prestigious Bob Weikert Memorial ...

Scholastic sports

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SHIPPENSBURG — Mallory Kauffman won two gold medals and led her team to the Class 2A girls championship at Shippersnburg University’s 93rd Jack Roddick Invitational track and field meet Saturday. Greenwood accumulated 87 team points to win the meet. Fairfield was second at 82. Trinity was ...

Varner plays bench role well

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YORK — Every kid that grows up playing basketball dreams of being the next Allen Iverson, LeBron James or Stephen Curry. For Juniata High School graduate and York College senior Victoria Varner — who recently wrapped up her collegiate playing career — a different comparison is more ...

Stevens’ transfer leaves no winners

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Those of you from the 1970s may recall a Penn State tradition called “Gentle Thursday.” Students would gather on the HUB lawn, bringing blankets and refreshments, to enjoy the dawning of spring and all that came with it. There were good feelings all around, and it lasted about 10 years ...

Berry, Indians silence Tigers’ offense

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MIFFLINTOWN — Despite a slow start, Nathan Berry kept the East Juniata bats in check as Juniata defeated its cross-county rival 14-5 in a Tri-Valley League baseball game Thursday. “Tonight, thank goodness, Nathan Berry finally got a win in the win column,” Indians coach Nick Beward ...

Juniata overpowered by Mustangs’ bats

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MIFFLINTOWN — Midd-West’s offense was roaring to go, striking early and often in a 10-6 win over Juniata in nonleague softball Thursday afternoon. The bottom of the order got things going for the Mustangs in the second inning with pitcher Raya Kunes helping her cause. With Caroline ...

Stroup, Tyson have strong day

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HUNTINGDON — For the second day in a row, Juniata’s track and field teams put up dominating numbers — again, mostly on the track — as the Indians crushed District 6 opponent Huntingdon 113-17 (boys) and 112-38 (girls) in a nonleague meet Thursday. The brooms were out plenty for the ...