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’Hawks back in GEFA’s final four

LEWISTOWN — Mifflin County scored on its opening drive and kept up the pressure in a 42-19 win over DuBois in the divisional round of the Great Eastern Football Association (GEFA) playoffs on a warm Saturday afternoon. The Tomahawks (8-2) advanced to the semifinals where they will meet ...

Windom takes Port Royal USAC checker

PORT ROYAL — Chris Windom inherited the lead when Brady Bacon stopped, and went on to win the Eastern Storm main event for the USAC sprint cars Saturday night at Port Royal Speedway. It was his second straight Eastern Storm win worth $6,000. “This is awesome,” Windom said. “I love ...

Strodes Mills wins big for fifth in a row

LEWISTOWN — Strodes Mills won its fifth game in a row as it downed Lewistown, 13-1, Saturday and moved into third place in the Mifflin County Babe Ruth League. Strodes Mills (15-6) is now two and half games in back of league-leading McVeytown (17-3) heading into the last week of the ...

Smalley paces Post 287 to a win in Elkins

ELKINS, W.Va. — Tyreen Smalley pitched a complete game Saturday in Elkins to lead Post 287 to a convincing 11-2 victory over Florida Gulf Coast Elite. Smalley was in control on the bump and the defenseaided his effort with two double plays and an error-free performance in the field. Smalley ...

Belleville romps, still in hunt for title

BELLEVILLE — Belleville topped Belleville in a blow out, 17-5, Friday, staying in control of second place and in the hunt for the Mifflin County Babe Ruth League title. Belleville, which was the visitor, scored seven runs in the second inning to take control of the game. The Big Valley club ...

Tomahawks begin playoffs today

LEWISTOWN — The road to Keystone Bowl XIV is the same scenario it’s been for the last three years for Mifflin County. The Tomahawks hold down the second seed and have home-field advantage throughout the first two rounds of the playoffs. If Mifflin County and coach Brian Rodgers want to ...

Windom wins Storm race

MECHANICSBURG — Chris Windom took the lead from Brady Bacon with five laps to go and went on to win the USAC Sprint Car feature as part of the Eastern Storm Series Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway. In the regular sprint car feature, Lucas Wolfe scored his second win of the season. ...

Krentzman’s captures 2nd straight title

MAITLAND — It was twice as nice for Krentzman’s Thursday as it celebrated its second title in a row. However, it wasn’t as easy the second time around. Teamed up with some strong pitching and good patience at the plate, Krentzman’s came out victorious, 11-8, over TJ’s at Maitland ...

Calkins slugs its way to a championship

LEWISTOWN — Calkins scored big late and never looked back winning over Wray’s Landscaping 11-9 to win the Mifflin County Youth Baseball Cal Ripken Super Series Minors Baseball Championship Thursday night at Rec Park. “Great, great, the kids earned it -- they worked hard all year,” ...

Strodes Mills walks to victory

BELLEVILLE — Strodes Mills walked into Belleville on Thursday night hoping for a win and did just that with a 9-6 victory. The operative word here is walk. Strodes’ Cole Schlegel picked up the win in relief of Connor Cherry. Schelgel pitched the last five innings giving up one run, five ...