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MOUNT UNION — Mount Union captured its 10th Inter-County Conference golf title in 11 years in its 168-245 win over Bellwood-Antis Wednesday afternoon. Due to bad heat, the two teams mutually agreed to play nine holes rather than the typical 18. That didn’t slow the Trojans down any as ...

Goose Day Run turns 40 this year

LEWISTOWN — Of all the Goose Day celebrations in Mifflin County one has steadfastly retained its tradition and importance throughout the years: the Goose Day Run. In this, its 40th year, the race symbolizes everything the people of Mifflin County cherish about the holiday — fun, family ...

$50K on the line this weekend at Williams Grove Speedway

MECHANICSBURG — It’s National Open time for the sprint cars this weekend at Williams Grove Speedway. The 40-lap main event pays $50,000 to win Saturday night after two nights of preliminary action Thursday and Friday. The weekend is sanctioned by the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series ...

Huskies on course for success

REEDSVILLE — The Mifflin County boys cross country team bounced back from a lackluster effort against Carlisle last week to more than hold its own in a Mid-Penn Commonwealth Tri-Meet with State College and Central Dauphin on a humid Tuesday afternoon. The Huskies move to 3-3 overall on the ...

Lions shut out Mifflin County

LEWISTOWN — The streak continues. Unfortunately for the Mifflin County it happens to be a losing streak. Despite playing most of the team’s tough this season, Mifflin County is having trouble getting “the monkey off their backs” and pull out the win and that continued Tuesday ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

From staff reports ALTOONA — Jessica Bickhart helped Mifflin County alleviate a five-game losing streak by scoring two goals and helping the Huskies beat Altoona, 3-1 in non-league girls soccer. With the win, Mifflin County clinched a playoff berth. Bickhart notched goals in the 14th and ...

People potpourri

¯Glenn and Barbara Shawver, of Lewistown, celebrate their 59th wedding anniversary today. ¯Ken Dickson, of Strodes Mills, celebrated his birthday on Tuesday. Editor’s note: The Sentinel welcomes birthdays, anniversaries and birth announcements for daily publication in “People ...

Heartbreaker for the Huskies

LEWISTOWN — Mifflin County saw its seven-game winning streak come to an end, but Cumberland Valley needed overtime to make that happen in a 3-2 Commonwealth Division field hockey game Monday afternoon. After the Huskies were in prime position to score the game-winning goal in overtime — ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

MOUNT UNION — Mount Union kept it close in the first game, but couldn’t say the same in the second or third sets as the Trojans fell to Huntingdon, 25-23, 25-11, 25-15 in Inter-County Conference volleyball. Diana Roher led the Trojans with eight service points and 16 digs. Nobody had more ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

MONTOURSVILLE — East Juniata scored the first three goals and Hailey Swartz had two in the game as the Tigers down traditional District 4 contender Montoursville 4-1 in a nonleague girls soccer game Saturday. After scoreless first half East Juniata went to work with tallies by Eleana Benner ...