Local Sports

Greenwood moves ahead

HUMMELSTOWN — Greenwood advanced to the semifinals of the District 3 Class A field hockey tournament after a dominating 8-0 win over No. 12-seed Littlestown on Saturday at Lower Dauphin. Littlestown, an upset winner in the first round, had a hard time even touching Greenwood’s side of the ...

Quakers again prove to be East Juniata nemesis

DANVILLE — Although not classic rivals, there’s little doubt that Millville and East Juniata have formed a bit of a rivalry over the years — especially when their matchups only come in the District 4 tournament. Unfortunately for the Tigers, they have yet to be on the winning side ...

Super 32 proves to be a struggle for another Hidlay: Trent finishes fourth

GREENSBORO, N.C. — This is one instance in which Trent Hidlay didn’t want to follow in his older brother’s footsteps. The nation’s top-ranked 170-pound high school wrestler dropped a pair of matches in heartbreaking fashion on Sunday and finished fourth at the Super 32 tournament. A ...

Huskies win again

NEWVILLE — When interim Mifflin County football coach Scot Sechler took over the football program before the Huskies’ homecoming game against West Perry, he knew he was in for a challenge. Sechler, Mifflin County track-and-field’s sprinting coach, has taken his expertise in running and ...

Susquehanna’s Final Showdown wraps up the local racing season

Susquehanna Speedway closes the Central Pennsylvania racing season today with the Final Showdown racing program. The Newberrytown speedway features 410 and 358 sprint cars. The 410 sprint car feature winner receives $5,000. Racing is set to begin at 4 p.m. With the local season ending, the ...

End of an era

HEGINS — There were tears in the eyes of some, others with heads down, as the silent force of inevitability came crashing down on the East Juniata football team, coaches and fans in the final game of the program’s 50-year history on Friday. The final score, 14-0 in favor of Tri-Valley, ...

End is bit more bittersweet for trio of EJHS students on roster

HEGINS — The last East Juniata football game meant more to some than to others. Among the some are the three players who not only wear the Tiger uniform, but attend the high school it represents. John Moyer and Blake Sheaffer weren’t going to be playing high school football after Friday ...

Juniata’s defense shines in regular season finale

ELIZABETHVILLE — Getting behind the strength of its defense, Juniata was able to get things going offensively and roll past Upper Dauphin, 32-13, in Tri-Valley League football Friday night. The Indians finish the regular season 7-3 and will host a District 6 Class 2A playoff game next week. ...

Injuries, turnovers derail Trojans in loss at Claysburg

CLAYSBURG — The Mount Union Trojans struggled through injuries on the offensive line and a case of the turnover bug as they fell on the road to Claysburg-Kimmel Friday night at Bulldogs Stadium, 34-14. “I was very proud of the guys that stepped in to play tonight because we were very beat ...

Little Lions shock Huskies in D6 final

WINGATE — The first minute of Thursday’s District 6 Class 3A field hockey championship was a shocker to Mifflin County. State College dashed down the field, forced a penalty corner and converted it. That took 53 seconds. The rest of the game was, in essence, a tie, but despite dominant ...