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Selinsgrove racing shut down by governor

Courtesy of Selinsgrove Speedway SELINSGROVE — A late morning call on Tuesday to State Representative David Rowe from the Pennsylvania Governor’s office has ended any hopes of racing in the near future at Selinsgrove Speedway and therefore the “Posse Unleashed” 410 sprint car, ...

Hayden, Trent earn All-American status

RALEIGH — After having their seasons come to an abrupt ending, both Hayden and Trent Hidlay were honored by the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) with First-Team All-American status after both NC State wrestlers earned a Top 8 seed in the NCAA Tournament that was canceled due to ...

Houtz is hungry for more at Liberty

MIFFLINTOWN — Few have put themselves in the elite company that Juniata High School swimmer Sydney Houtz is in. A four-time District 6 champion and a five-time state medalist — despite missing the 2020 Class 2A PIAA swimming championships because of COVID-19 — Houtz is among the most ...

Stroup to be a two-sport athlete at Mansfield

MILLERSTOWN — Few players have the physical ability to star in multiple sports, but Greenwood’s Kenedy Stroup often made it look easy. Stroup was an elite point guard who excelled with the ball in her hand, with an uncanny ability to fight through contact and finish at the basket, while ...

Harshbarger overcomes multiple injuries

HUNTINGDON — Mount Union graduate Drew Harshbarger has faced several challenges in his baseball career and was well on his way to his best season yet at Division III Juniata College. Harshbarger, a talented pitcher for the Eagles, battled back from an elbow injury in his sophomore year and ...

Former Mustang leads by example

BEAVER FALLS — Winning has followed Midd-West graduate Cole Sauer throughout his soccer career and things have been no different at Geneva College. Sauer, who led Midd-West to four District 4 championship game appearances in a Mustangs uniform, played a pivotal role in guiding the Division ...

Remy shining in utility role for Govs

CLARKSVILLE, TN— On a team loaded with talented players, Mifflin County’s Max Remy put together a stellar high school career. Leaving Mifflin County with a .363 batting average in his final season, Remy became a target for many Division I schools, including VCU, Stony Brook and Middle ...

Bonson following in sister’s footsteps

LEWISTOWN — Success in the pool runs in the Bonson family, and after Sarah paved the way as the first Mifflin County High School swimmer to receive a Division I scholarship, it’s now Hannah’s turn to star in the water. Hannah Bonson plans to follow her sister’s path, as she will ...

Mount Union’s Ryan heading to Rider

MOUNT UNION — The Ryan name has become synonymous with greatness on the mat at Mount Union High School and the latest Ryan brother may have left the biggest legacy. Keith and Kevin each won more than 100 matches and put together stellar final seasons, but Jake Ryan stands slightly above ...