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Mifflin County falls at home

LEWISTOWN — Things started out bad and only got worse for Mifflin County in a 72-29 loss to Chambersburg in a Mid-Penn Conference boys basketball game Tuesday night. The Huskies couldn’t establish much of anything in the first and third quarters, scoring a total of five points combined ...

Defense carries Juniata Mennonite

MIFFLINTOWN — Tough physical defense carried Juniata Mennonite to a 40-22 victory over Columbia County Christian in an Allegheny Christian Athletic Association girls basketball game Tuesday. “It’s great to start off with a win,” Lions coach Jim Tusing said. “I’m glad to get on the ...

Lions unable to overcome shooting woes

MIFFLINTOWN — Juniata Mennonite struggled to keep up with the shooting from Columbia County Christian as the Lions fell 50-38 in an Allegheny Christian Athletic Association boys basketball game on Tuesday. “I think we did some things well for a first game,” Lions coach Joe Tusing said. ...

State College defeats Huskies

STATE COLLEGE — To be the best you have to beat the best. Tuesday night, the Mifflin County swim team tried to do that as it went head-to-head with defending District 6 champion State College. With a bunch of young and fresh faces on this year’s Huskies’ roster, the team used the ...

Stroup, Greenwood win thriller over East Juniata

MILLERSTOWN — As Kenedy Stroup goes, so go the Wildcats. The junior rang up 25 points as Greenwood knocked off East Juniata 42-37 Tuesday in Tri-Valley League girls’ action. She poured in 29 points in their season-opening win over Susquenita by the same score. “When (Stroup) is able ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

CHAMBERSBURG — Molly Wagoner had a double-double — when the stats are counted, it could be a triple-double — to lead Mifflin County to victory in the Huskies’ Mid-Penn Commonwealth girls basketball opener Tuesday, a 57-35 thumping of Chambersburg on the road. Wagoner put 16 points on ...

Bennett, Kint deliver big points

MIFFLINTOWN — It doesn’t take much to see things are much different this year for Juniata. Coach Kevin Kodish knew the team would have to have more of an inside presence and not rely on the 3-point goal as much as it did in years past. That proved to be one of the biggest differences ...

Trojans top Indians in overtime

THREE SPRINGS — Mount Union fought off an eight-point deficit in the second half to force overtime and dominated the extra session in a 40-34 overtime victory over Juniata in the consolation game of the Southern Huntingdon Tip-Off Tournament on Saturday. The game wasn’t pretty with both ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

LITITZ — Mifflin County had six wrestlers — Christian Fisher (120 pounds), Ethan Kauffman (132), Trey Kibe (160), Brycen Hassinger (170), Hayden Crum (182) and Blaine Davis (285) — go undefeated as the Huskies won all three of their matches at the Warwick Duals Saturday. The Huskies ...

Lions get best of Mifflin County boys

LEWISTOWN — When a first-year coach tries to install a new system and change a culture there are going to be growing pains. Mifflin County boys basketball coach Scott Gaffey had an up-and-down debut with the Huskies falling 58-40 to Red Lion in the season opener Friday night at the Husky ...