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DANVILLE — Midd-West started its match with Danville in style, winning its first seven bouts in a 43-24 Heartland Conference wrestling win. During that win streak the Mustangs recorded four decisions, two pins and a major decision. The Mustangs didn’t exactly stumble in the end either, ...

Winterize your workouts, but don’t forget to take your gloves

Though you might still be getting outside for workouts in light, summertime gear, winter is just around the corner and it’s never too early to start looking for alternatives. Winterizing your workout is important for staying safe but active during the harsh months, but that doesn’t mean ...

Eagles soar early, past Huskies

LEWISTOWN — Mifflin County could have folded early when it fell behind big in the first half. The Huskies turned the ball over seven times in the first quarter and a put-back dunk by Ben Drury had taken the air out of the building as Cumberland Valley built an 18-point advantage. With ...

East Juniata cruises past Midd-West

MIDDLEBURG — The baskets came early and often for East Juniata Wednesday night as the team began the game on an impressive run on its way to a 45-24 victory over Midd-West. The East Juniata squad shot 50 percent in the opening half and started on an18-5 run, leading it to a 30-9 halftime ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

MILTON — Josue Rodriguez scored 23 points, but it wasn’t enough for Midd-West in a 56-49 loss to Milton in Heartland Conference boys basketball Wednesday night. Rodriguez drained seven field goals and went 8-for-11 at the line. He also accounted for half of the Mustangs’ pair of ...

Lions’ rally not enough

MIFFLTINTOWN — Juniata Mennonite made a strong push late in the fourth quarter behind the performance of Trey Tusing but the comeback failed just short in its 56-50 loss to Walnut Street Christian in an Allegheny Christian Athletic Association boys basketball game Tuesday night. “We ...

JMS pushes past Warriors

MIFFLINTOWN — It wasn’t pretty, but a wins a win as Juniata Mennonite held off a late charging Walnut Street Christian in its 20-19 victory in an Allegheny Christian Athletic Association girls basketball game Friday. “It was a win,” Lions coach Jim Tusing said. The Lions were up ...

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FLINTON — Mount Union was able to overcome less players scoring than players on the court at any given moment and a dismal third quarter performance to defeat Glendale, 37-24 in Inter-County Conference girls basketball Tuesday night. Karrigan Woodward and Keairra Worthy led the charge, ...

Mifflin County falls in Mid-Penn match

LEWISTOWN —When two superior wrestling teams face off the dual meet is usually decided by who wins the toss-up matches and garners more bonus points. In a battle of upper echelon teams in the Mid-Penn Commonwealth, Chambersburg captured two key toss-up bouts at 126 and 195 and won eight ...

Wildcats get big TVL victory

COCOLAMUS — Greenwood found itself trailing late in the fourth quarter Monday night in a hostile East Juniata gymnasium, in a game that could hold huge Tri-Valley League West Division implications as the season plays out. Needing a spark, the Wildcats looked no further than the league’s ...