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Mount Union cruises to 600th victory

MOUNT UNION — On a December night back in 1954, coach Irvin Hess picked up the first win by a wrestling team for Captain Jack High School. Eventually, Captain Jack became Mount Union — and with the name change, the victories kept right on coming. Now, 63 years later, Mount Union coach ...

Trojans duck Rocket attack

HUNTINGDON — In the opening minutes, it looked like Mount Union was going to cruise to an easy win over Southern Huntingdon as its offense knocked down shot after shot in the opening frame. Looks can be deceiving. The Trojans built an early 12-2 lead five minutes into the contest, but a ...

Southern edges Mount Union

HUNTINGDON — Despite a slow start that left Mount Union trailing by 11 after the first quarter, the Trojans used a tremendous effort on the boards and streaky shooting to draw even with Southern Huntingdon with just more than a minute left to play Wednesday in the girls portion of the ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

SUNBURY — The boys from Mifflin County are going to be asking “What if?” for a few days. Despite raining on Shikellamy from the floor, the Braves were draining plenty of their own when it mattered. A one-point fourth quarter was the margin of the nonleague basketball game, which ...

Hidlay among champs back for Powerade tournament

CANONSBURG — The 51st edition of the Powerade Christmas Wrestling Tournament features its largest field. Fifty-two teams are entered in the two-day tournament at Canon-McMillan High School, which begins Friday. Mifflin County High School is one of those teams. Forty of the 52 teams are ...

Tigers stumble in second half

SELINSGROVE — A monstrous fourth quarter from behind the arc carried Bellefonte over East Juniata 30-26 in the opening game of the Angela Wolfe Royalty Memorial girls basketball tournament on Tuesday in Selinsgrove. “I’m not happy. We don’t finish — you know we’re 4-3 and honestly ...

Trojans try for 600th win tonight

MOUNT UNION — Friday’s win at Moshannon Valley was one shy of a milestone for the Mount Union wrestling program, The victory was No. 599 for the program, which has the opportunity to get its 600th win as a program Wednesday when the Trojans host Claysburg-Kimmel. Mount Union’s goal is ...

Juniata changes for the better

MILLERSTOWN — Halftime adjustments can either make or break a team coming out of the locker room. On Friday night, it was Juniata that was able to make those adjustments by finding its hot shooters out of the break. Chloe Zendt scored seven points and Josie Swartz knocked down a pair of ...

Huskies on the money in victory

WILLIAMSPORT — After playing on a minutes restriction due to an injury in her first two games back against Cumberland Valley and State College, it was time for Rylie Rittenhouse to take off the training wheels and make her way back into the starting lineup for the first time this season ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

COCOLAMUS — A second half surge of offense carried East Juniata over Bald Eagle Area, 27-23, in a nonleague girls basketball game Friday. The Tigers outscored the Eagles 17-13 in the second half after being tied at 10 apiece at halftime. Carly Beaver led the Tigers with seven points. The ...