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Mifflin County wins thriller for District 5 title

Local Sports

LEWISTOWN - Tension was in the air Thursday afternoon as the Mifflin County Major League All-Stars battled Four Leaf for the District 5 softball title. The game was a back-and-forth battle on the field as the two went into the fifth inning tied at nine. A 2-run bottom of the fifth by ...

The road less traveled is often the better route

Outdoors

“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I — I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.” These words from Robert Frost’s “The Road Not Taken” are used as an allegory on life — that doing one’s own thing and not going along with the crowd often makes ...

Mount Union honors softball greats

Local Sports

UNIVERSITY PARK - District 4 swept District 6 in the debut of a new format at the Pennsylvania Softball Coaches Association (PSBCA) All-Star game at Beard Field Wednesday evening. The All-Star contest consists of two games of five innings each allowing everyone a chance to play. The old ...

Treatment tells ticks to bug off

Outdoors

Friends, I’m really tired of seeing my hunting buddies and colleagues of the outdoors industry struck down by a little, teeny-tiny, disgusting bug. Yes, I’m talking about the creepy-crawling and bloodsucking ticks. Fortunately for me, after spending years peeling ticks off my skin, ...

Post 287 rolls to huge victory over Huntingdon

Local Sports

LEWISTOWN — Mifflin County Post 287 has enjoyed dominant pitching performances in the past week, having thrown 14-straight shutout innings entering Wednesday. This time the Post 287 bats decided it was their time to steal the show. Mifflin County wasted no time putting up crooked numbers, ...

High school trapshooting has more programs, participants

Outdoors

MINOT, N.D. (AP) — It is a sport that is flying high. The proof of high school trapshooting’s rapid takeoff in North Dakota can be found at shooting ranges throughout the state. The impact of high school trapshooting at the Minot Gun Club has been nothing less than astounding. Area ...

Spikes’ big first inning seals win

State College Spikes

UNIVERSITY PARK, PA – The State College Spikes overwhelmed the Mahoning Valley Scrappers with a six-run first inning, and Brylie Ware smashed his first professional home run to help the Spikes to their fourth straight road win with an 8-4 decision on Wednesday night at Medlar Field at Lubrano ...

The road less traveled is often the better route

Outdoors

“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I — I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.” These words from Robert Frost’s “The Road Not Taken” are used as an allegory on life — that doing one’s own thing and not going along with the crowd often makes ...

Treatment tells ticks to bug off

Outdoors

Friends, I’m really tired of seeing my hunting buddies and colleagues of the outdoors industry struck down by a little, teeny-tiny, disgusting bug. Yes, I’m talking about the creepy-crawling and bloodsucking ticks. Fortunately for me, after spending years peeling ticks off my skin, ...