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Wildcats top Tri-Valley League

From staff reports Greenwood 1, Newport 0 (OT) MILLERSTOWN — It took until overtime, but in the end Greenwood took advantage of its opportunities and defeated Newport to win the Tri-Valley League field hockey championship Tuesday. “I thought we got out played in the first half,” ...

Tigers grab third straight win

COCOLAMUS — After going winless in their first 14 games, the East Juniata Tigers have rattled off three consecutive wins, their latest an upset over Midd-West in a nonleague field hockey game Monday. The Tigers scored the first three goals of the game, and staved off a Mustangs’ charge ...

Juniata sweeps the Phoenix

MIFFLINTOWN — A strong service game and the powerful hitting of Hunter Johns lifted the Juniata girls’ volleyball team to its third win in four games with a 3-0 nonleague victory over Sugar Valley Rural Charter Monday. The Indians improved to 5-10 on the season with scores of 25-11, 25-20 ...

Huskies battle, fall to Eagles

LEWISTOWN — Mifflin County played hard and showed what it could do in a Commonwealth Division volleyball match against Cumberland Valley Monday. However, the Eagles were able to pick up the 3-0 victory. Cumberland Valley won 25-11, 25-19 and 25-7. In the second game, the Huskies battled ...

Indians win 4-0 in TVL tournament

From staff reports COVE — Ashlyn Pannebaker led the way for Juniata in its 4-0 win over Susquenita in the Tri-Valley League girls soccer semifinals Monday. Pannebaker assisted on the Indians first two goals and scored the second two. Nylah Pannebaker broke the scoreless tie almost 37 ...

Sweigart’s late gains good for checkers

PORT ROYAL — Nick Sweigart went from third to first on the final lap to win the Keystone RaceSaver Challenge for the 305 sprint cars Saturday night at Port Royal Speedway. As Zach Newlin and Doug Dodson raced for the lead, Sweigart, who started 12th, make a three-wide pass blasting into the ...

Scholastic sports

NEWVILLE — Mifflin County’s Brayden Harris and Kylee Cubbison both finished in the top 10 in Saturday’s Mid-Penn Conference championship race at Big Spring, leading a big finishing contingent for the Huskies in their last big tune up for the District 6 championships. Cubbison, who has ...

Big-play Huskies drive past Dover

LEWISTOWN — Mifflin County played its best game of the season on defense and discovered the big play on offense to hand Dover a 37-21 defeat in a nonleague football game Friday night at Mitchell Field. The Husky defense scored a touchdown and allowed only two offensive scores by the Eagles. ...

Juniata rebounds from loss

HALIFAX — Coming off a valiant effort against an undefeated Upper Dauphin team, Juniata’s schedule pulled U-turn as the Indians faced winless Halifax Friday. Juniata’s offense couldn’t be stopped as it marched down the field on every drive except one in a 49-7 win over the Wildcats ...

Bellwood-Antis roll over Mount Union

MOUNT UNION — Mount Union saw just what it expected out of a solid Bellwood-Antis football team on Friday night as the Blue Devils wasted no time putting points on the board and never looked in the rearview mirror running to a 45-7 victory. The Trojans slip to a 1-7 record against the ...