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Bloomquist wins first race at Port Royal

PORT ROYAL — Scott Bloomquist has won late model races across the United States, but never stood on the famous Port Royal Speedway stage until Sunday night. Bloomquist, of Mooresville, Tenn., dominated the Lucas Oil Dirt Late Model Series event scoring his first ever Port Royal win, but the ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

SHIPPENSBURG — Greenwood girls had 13 top-10 finishes with three of them being winners, while the boys had nine top-10 placers at the Jack Roddick track and field Invitational at Shippenburg University Saturday afternoon. Juniata also participated in the invitational, having a top-10 finish ...

McVeytown’s season off to a good start

LEWISTOWN — McVeytown took its first step toward defending its 2017 Mifflin County Babe Ruth championship with a 23-8 win over Lewistown on Sunday. The game ended after five innings due to the 10 run rule. McVeytown pounded out 15 hits with Teagan Eddinger and Cole Knable each getting ...

Huskies take two from Eagles

LEWISTOWN — The Mifflin County softball team woke up the bats in a doubleheader sweep of Cumberland Valley in Mid-Penn Commonwealth action on Friday afternoon. The Huskies pounded out 25 hits total in a 6-0 win in game one and a 13-2, five-inning victory in game two. Mifflin County ...

Rams stun Trojans in 10-run rout

SPRING MILLS — Penns Valley used its ability to stay patient and hit the ball to all fields to defeat Mount Union, 16-6, in a nonleague baseball game Friday afternoon. The Rams saved their best performance for last, doubling down on scoring in the home half of the sixth. Kaiden Brenneman ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

LEWISTOWN — It came down to the wire, but Juniata came away the winner over Mifflin County, 3-2, in a nonleague tennis match Friday. The Indians posted a lead in the singles competition, winning two out of three and by decent margins. Tristan Amey allowed only two games to John Hurlburt at ...

Zearfoss slides into Grove win

MECHANICSBURG — Brock Zearfoss executed a perfect slide job on a lap 21 restart, taking the lead from Bill Balog and went on to win the 25-lap sprint car feature Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway. Zearfoss, of Jonestown, earned $3,600 for his first Grove win of the season in his ...

Mifflin County schedules reversed

LEWISTOWN — Mifflin County's softball team will play today at Highland Park. The baseball team will play at Cumberland Valley. Both teams are playing doubleheaders with the first games set to begin at 2:15 p.m. The sites listed on Page B1 of today's Sentinel were correct in the list of ...

Babe Ruth: Season of change

MILROY — Turnovers. It’s a word not associated with the game of baseball. But for the upcoming 2018 Mifflin County Babe Ruth season, there will be plenty of turnover in the manager spots within the league. For the first time in decades (since the 1970s) there will be more new managers ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

From staff reports MOUNT UNION — Mount Union boys had 14 first place finishes and ran away with a 107-43 win over West Branch in Inter-County Conference track and field action Thursday afternoon. The girls had a great day in the field, but it wasn’t enough, falling 88-61. Tavin ...