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MIDDLEBURG —Led by strong performances from Sam Brummett and Logan Shoemaker, Midd-West defeated Carson Long, 43-36, in non-league boys basketball Wednesday night. Brummett went a perfect 6-for-6 at the free-throw line and scored a game-high 16 points with Shoemaker adding another 11. The ...

Indians have way with Tigers

COCOLAMUS— One of the Tri-Valley League’s biggest rivalries hit the hardwood for the first time this season as Juniata traveled to East Juniata Saturday night. Juniata wasted no time grabbing the edge, using two scoring runs in the first half to gain a substantial lead, before turning to ...

Juniata takes 6th in own tournament

MIFFLINTOWN — A short-handed Juniata wrestling team went 2-3 to finish sixth in its own 10-team Juniata Duals on Saturday. The Indians were without the services of Tanner Weiand (132 pounds), Parker Noss (170) and Christian Benner (220), while Tyler Wileman wrestled despite battling the flu ...

Scholastic sports

DALLASTOWN — Mifflin County made it to the finals of the Dallastown Duals but fell in the championship to District 6 foe Central Mountain, 40-24, on Saturday. The Huskies (9-3) defeated Hatboro-Horsham, 48-27, and Dallastown, 36-35, to reach the finals against the Wildcats. The Huskies had ...

Nittany Lions dominant over Spartans

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Penn State dominated home standing Michigan State in Big Ten road action Sunday rolling to a 48-3 victory on the back of five pins to move their dual win streak to 38. Penn State coach Cael Sanderson’s squad won nine of ten bouts in the lopsided road victory, all ...

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Mifflin County’s Isaiah Collins, right, goes airborne over Chambersburg defender Terell Williams Friday in Lewistown.

Trojans too much for Huskies

LEWISTOWN — Mifflin County found itself in a tight game in the opening minutes, but a relentless Chambersburg defense forced countless Husky turnovers that led to easy baskets, as the Trojans ran past the Huskies, 74-45, in a Mid-Penn Commonwealth boys basketball contest Thursday night. The ...

Lions win nail-biter of game

PORT ROYAL — It came down to the very last shot as Juniata Mennonite was able to survive a 31-28 grinder over Meadowbrook Christian in an Allegheny Christian Athletic Association girls basketball game on Friday. “We’re definitely excited,” Juniata Mennonite coach Jim Tusing said. “I ...

Scholastic sports

MIFFLINTOWN — Juniata didn’t get a lot of offensive contributors, but it didn’t need them in a 46-31 win over Line Mountain in a Tri-Valley League boys basketball game Friday night. The Indians got contributions from less players than there were on the court at a single time with Ben ...

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Juniata’s Josie Swartz (5) is fouled by Upper Dauphin’s Olivia Halterman as she drives the lane in Thursday’s Tri-Valley League girls basketball game in Mifflintown.

Reach for the top

MIFFLINTOWN —It wasn’t exactly a must-win game for Juniata, but it sure felt like it. The Indians responded nicely in a 59-44 win over Upper Dauphin in Tri-Valley League girls basketball. The teams are atop their respective divisions in the league, so this game — the only meeting ...

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Huntingdon’s Brynen Kisiel reacts as Mount Union’s Josh Boozel pulls him down from underneath in their 126-pound bout Thursday in Mount Union.

Mount Union stumbles early

MOUNT UNION — The Mount Union wrestling team needed to win the toss-up bouts and prevent giving up bonus points to have any chance of beating Huntingdon for county bragging rights Thursday night. They couldn’t do it. The Bearcats, seeded first in District 6 Class AA, took three of the ...