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HARRISBURG — Mifflin County dropped the hammer on Harrisburg, scoring seven falls in its 57-23 Mid-Penn Conference wrestling win over the Cougars Thursday. Kross Todaro had the fastest win of the meet for the Huskies at 220 pounds, where he pinned Nazeir Morrell in just 23 seconds. Other ...

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Midd-West’s Alyssa Keister, left, looks to pass in the Mustangs’ Heartland Conference basketball game at Central Mountain on Wednesday.

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

MILL HALL — If you look at the Midd-West girls basketball roster you’ll see a few names scratched out that were expected to be key players for the Mustangs this winter, and at least one midseason call up already on the list. The team didn’t do well Wednesday, its coach will tell you. But ...

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Mifflin County graduate Andrew Traxler (96) kicks for Lycoming College, but also had a chance to try the sport Canada-style.

Traxler still getting kicks

WILLIAMSPORT — Representing your country as an athlete is one of the most rewarding things that sports can provide a person. That’s why Andrew Traxler, a 2015 Mifflin County High School graduate and a former kicker for the Huskies, jumped on the opportunity to play with Lycoming College ...

Baseball community mourning

During the month of December, three former Mifflin County Babe Ruth volunteers passed away. All three were on coaching staffs in Belltown and Yeagertown. Denny Reed coached or managed Yeagertown from 1984-1997. He had a 93-158 record at Yeagertown and was the manager of the 13-year-old ...

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Mifflin County’s Isaac Iron Cloud swims a leg of the boys 200-yard individual medley during the Huskies’ swim meet against Chambersburg Tuesday in Burnham.

Huskies rise to top with relay victory

BURNHAM — The Mifflin County High School girls swim team has had phenomenal performances in relays all season long, a trend that continued in Tuesday night’s Mid-Penn Commonwealth matchup against Chambersburg at the Juniata Valley YMCA. When their meet came down to the the final event — ...

Trojans outgun MC boys

LEWISTOWN — Despite a strong start, shooting was Mifflin County’s downfall in a 47-34 loss to Central Dauphin East in a Mid-Penn Conference boys basketball game on Tuesday. “It’s just a struggle sometimes you fast track, trying to get the ball in the basket and it was definitely that ...

Mustangs lose lead, fall to ’Cats

MILL HALL — Like Old Man River, the Central Mountain wrestling team keeps rolling along. Taking advantage of a pair of forfeits and seven wins on the mat, the Wildcats came from behind to down the Midd-West Mustangs, 46-24, in a Heartland-I meet Tuesday. “I tried to express to some of ...

Scholastic sports

HARRISBURG — Mifflin County played some of its best basketball Tuesday in a 69-40 Mid-Penn Commonwealth win over Central Dauphin East. With the win, Mifflin County has clinched a playoff spot. “Who would have thought that in game No. 13, we would clinch playoffs?,” Mifflin County ...

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Mount Union’s Daunte Martin, right, pulls down a rebound while Claysburg-Kimmel’s Evan Ritchey, top center, and Kyle Glass fight for the possession. Mount Union’s Peyton McClain (21) looks on.

Quick start fuels Mount Union victory

MOUNT UNION — Mount Union rode the hot hand early, cruising to a 71-42 win over Claysburg-Kimmel in Inter-County Conference boys basketball Monday. The Trojans (6-4) managed seven 3-pointers throughout the contest with five of those dropping in the first eight minutes. Quinton Posey got ...

Scholastic sports

STATE COLLEGE — Mifflin County had a strong showing in its first indoor track and field meet of the season at the Kevin Dare invitational, in State College, with schools present from a number of different states. Taylor Ciccolini set the school record in the pole vault event, throwing for ...