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Greenwood beats Juniata in overtime

MILLERSTOWN — The post-game watermelon is never sweeter than following an overtime victory against a neighboring rival. Last night in Millerstown, the Greenwood boys soccer team got to savor that sweetness following their 1-0 overtime victory against Juniata in Tri-Valley League ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

From staff reports CHAMBERSBURG —Kortlin Yetter lifted Mifflin County to its first win of the year in a thrilling 2-1 overtime victory over Chambersburg in Mid-Penn Conference field hockey Wednesday afternoon. Yetter scored the game-winning goal with just under eight minutes remaining in ...

Huskies hope better play pays off earlier

LEWISTOWN — Mifflin County football coach Scot Sechler doesn’t believe in moral victories or making excuses for his team’s 0-4 start, but you couldn’t blame him if he did. With greater success in the red zone and the elimination of some crucial penalties and turnovers at inopportune ...

Seesaw tilts toward Lower Dauphin

LEWISTOWN — Mifflin County was able to clean up some of its sloppy-first half play on an even sloppier playing field Tuesday to tie its girls soccer game in the second half, but a pair of late Lower Dauphin goals did the Huskies no good in a 4-3 Mid-Penn Keystone loss to the ...

Scholastic sports

NEWPORT — East Juniata remains undefeated as its top four golfers all scored below 90, leading to a team total of 323 in wins over Millersburg (357) and Newport (379) in a Tri-Valley League golf match Tuesday. Will Orwig led the Tigers with a score of 78 while Tanner Barth placed second on ...

Decisive victory

MIFFLINTOWN — It went down to the very end but Juniata held off a late charging Fannett-Metal to get the monkey of its back — getting the first win in program history, 3-2, in a highly competitive non-league volleyball match Monday. “Oh my gosh, it is the best feeling ever. I honestly ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

NORTHUMBERLAND — After playing a solid first half of soccer, Belleville Mennonite made some costly mistakes and saw its lead disappear in a 3-1 loss to Northumberland Christian Monday afternoon. David Yoder scored the Thunder’s lone goal in the 38th minute of the first half. Caleb Renno ...

Scholastic sports

ALTOONA — Chayce Macknair and Brayden Harris finished second and third, respectively, to lead Mifflin County’s boys to a team overall win in Altoona’s Mount Lion Invitational cross country meet Saturday. The Huskies finished the girls race in fifth-place overall as Joy Galbraith ...

Road to home offers no advantage

MOUNT UNION — After a strange night in Mount Union Friday — one in which the Trojans found themselves playing as the visiting team on their home field due to a mold problem at Southern Huntingdon — Mount Union coach Jamie Brumbaugh stood on the field just after the game experiencing ...

Huskies’ offense halted on final drive

DILLSBURG — Mifflin County football coach Scot Sechler knew that in order for his team to be successful against Northern York it would need to limit the big-play ability of one the most electrifying backfields in the Mid-Penn Colonial Division. The Huskies did just that in the first half, ...