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Tigers run past Millersburg

COCOLAMUS — As the final seconds of the first half ticked, East Juniata struggled to keep possession of the basketball as it tipped from the hands of a Millersburg defender and back to East Juniata’s Thea Neimond. Just a second later, Carly Beaver knocked down a shot she heaved up as the ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

MOUNT UNION — An offensive surge in the second half carried Mount Union past Williamsburg 44-38 in an Inter-County Conference girls basketball game Friday. “The girls were able to come out as a team tonight for a strong team effort against the Lady Pirates,” Trojans coach Alix Sellers ...

Injury-plagued Huskies lose

LEWISTOWN — An injury depleted Mifflin County girls basketball team couldn’t overcome cold shooting in the middle quarters, falling 55-43 to Central Dauphin East in a Mid-Penn Commonwealth game on Friday. The Huskies, playing without injured starters Hannah Aumiller and Emma Yeager, had to ...

Huskies rack up 8 first place finishes

LEWISTOWN — The Mifflin County swim team finished with eight first place finishes Thursday night in its match up against a well seasoned Central Mountain team. However, the Rams defeated the Huskies in both boys and girls action. The girls battled Central Dauphin but came up short, ...

Scoring drought dooms Indians in loss

MIFFLINTOWN— Out of the gates, Juniata seemed poised for an upset over a Halifax team that entered the game undefeated in Tri-Valley League play. Both teams exchanged buckets in the first half, but a scoring run in the final minutes of the half, followed by a cold spell by the Indians to ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

SUNBURY — Sharing the wealth was a key factor in Belleville Mennonite’s 30-20 girls basketball victory over Sunbury Christian Thursday evening. The Thunder had five different players score a basket while only allowing two Sunbury Christian players to score a point. Chloe Renno led the ...

Newport stampedes through Indians

COCOLAMUS — When you have to forfeit six weight classes the object isn’t to win dual meets, it’s to be as competitive as you can in the matches you do wrestle. Juniata wrestling coach Mike Robinson took solace in the fact his wrestlers were competitive in the eight matches contested, ...

Signs young athletes might have an injury

January signals the start of tryouts for spring sports like baseball, softball, tennis, track and volleyball. But, as a parent, do you know the signs of injury to look for when your young athlete gets back on the field, court or track? “From the stands, it can be difficult to see what’s ...

Huskies continue to struggle

LEWISTOWN — The Mifflin County boys basketball team hung with Central Dauphin for one quarter before the bottom dropped out. The Huskies, once again plagued by poor shooting and costly turnover, let the game get away from them in a 73-30 Mid-Penn Commonwealth loss to the Rams Tuesday ...

Indians take care of business

MIFFLINTOWN — Despite struggles with turnovers in a rough first half, Juniata rebounded nicely in the third quarter to come back and pulled away from for a 55-35 win over Line Mountain in a Tri-Valley League girls basketball game Tuesday night. “The story of the game is the third quarter ...