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MIFFLINTOWN — Juniata was looking to make a comeback late in the game but fell just short in its loss to Bald Eagle Area in a nonleague softball game Friday. The Indians were down 10-5 heading into the bottom of the seventh inning when they rallied four runs in the frame to cut the lead to ...

Dewease comes on for victory

MECHANICSBURG — Lance Dewease came from the 13th starting spot to win the Tommy Hinnershitz Memorial for sprint cars Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway. For Dewease, of Fayetteville, his 88th career Grove win was worth $5,000 and came against Tony Stewart’s All Star Circuit of ...

No waiting around

MIFFLINTOWN — Patience may be a virtue, but neither Juniata or East Juniata had much of it Thursday. Fortunately for the Indians, they had a bit more and came away with a 13-3 win over their cross-county foe Tigers in Tri-Valley League softball. The game was called after six innings due to ...

Tigers’ offense roars past Juniata

COCOLAMUS — Big offense at the plate and a strong performance on the mound by Jon Nace carried East Juniata over its cross county rival Juniata, 17-5 in five innings Thursday in a Tri-Valley League baseball game. “Pretty good, we hit the ball well,” Tigers coach Justin Martin said of ...

Matthews’ mound effort buoys Huskies

LEWISTOWN — A strong pitching performance by Isaac Matthews and the hot bat of Jared King led Mifflin County to the 9-3 Mid-Penn Commonwealth victory over Central Dauphin on Thursday. King went 3-for-3 with four RBIs, while Matthews pitched a complete game for the victory. The Husky junior ...

Mifflin County track squads earn splits

LEWISTOWN — After a hard fought battle on the track against State College earlier in the week, the Mifflin County track teams faced another strong opponent Thursday in Carlisle. The Huskies played host to two opponents as the took on the Bison and Harrisburg High School. It was a night of ...

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MILLERSTOWN — Greenwood took both boys and girls track and field meets over Camp Hill with the boys winning 94-56 and the girls 115-35 Thursday. The Wildcats won 14 of 18 events on the boys side with Tyus Yeingst winning the high jump, 100- and 200-meter dash events. For the girls ...

Leonard powers Juniata to first victory

MIFFLINTOWN — Juniata and Bryce Leonard were in search of some firsts Wednesday night, and after five games, they both got what they were looking for. Leonard was seeking his first hit of the season, and it came at a much-needed time as he tripled in the game-winning run for the elusive ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

From staff reports LEWISTOWN — The end of Mifflin County’s Mid-Penn tennis match Wednesday was an exercise in frustration for the Huskies. They needed to win the last two — one singles and one doubles — to take the match from Red Land. Mifflin County got halfway there when Kenny ...

Aggressive Eagles swoop fast

COCOLAMUS — East Juniata could not catch a break early as Line Mountain quickly jumped on everything Tigers pitcher Jon Nace was throwing. Despite the Tigers settling down in the middle innings, it wasn’t enough as the Eagles won, 8-2, in Tri-Valley League baseball Tuesday. The extra-base ...