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Keister saves the day in overtime win, Mustangs repeat

SELINSGROVE — Alyssa Keister and Midd-West were able to survive early and late scares to put away Lewisburg, 2-1, in overtime during the District 4 Class 2A girls soccer championship game Saturday afternoon. After going down with an injury in the game’s first five minutes, Keister returned ...

East Juniata suffers first loss, is district runner-up

SELINSGROVE — East Juniata entered the District 4 Class A girls championship undefeated, scoring 23 goals in its last three games. It exited Harold Bolig Memorial Field with one big 3-2 loss, courtesy of a resilient Southern Columbia squad. East Juniata starts the state bracket against ...

PK clips Mustang boys in district final

SELINSGROVE — For the first 78 minutes of the District 4 Class 2A Championship, it seemed as if Central Columbia was going to have to wait at least another year for the first district title in program history. Alan Krug changed that. Krug, a senior forward, was rewarded with a penalty ...

Wildcats win district

HERSHEY — Kent Houser has compiled quite an impressive resume during his three-plus decades of coaching at Greenwood. He has led the Wildcats to 1,076 victories across several sports (496 of them in field hockey), won numerous Tri-Valley League titles, four District III basketball titles ...

Huskies experience deja vu

STATE COLLEGE — Mifflin County coach Scot Sechler summed up his football team’s game with State College by citing Penn State coach James Franklin’s response after his team’s loss to Ohio State earlier this season. “We have a really good football team,” Sechler said. “We ...

Offensive struggles spell end for Mustangs

SELINSGROVE — It was as the saying goes, “survive and advance” for Selinsgrove in a District 4 Class 4A semifinal football game Friday night. Midd-West played with authority defensively, especially in the first half to keep the game closer than the 21-9 final score indicates. The ...

Despite playoff loss, Midd-West proud of program’s maiden voyage

SELINSGROVE — The season of firsts hit its final night as Midd-West’s football team walked off the turf of Selinsgrove’s Harold L. Bolig Memorial Field Friday. Most of the players who took part in the District 4 Class 4A semifinal game — a 21-9 loss to the Seals in the first playoff ...

DISTRICT 6: Huskies earn rematch with State College

LEWISTOWN — The Mifflin County football program returns to the playoffs for the first time in five years when the Huskies travel to Memorial Field to face State College for the District 6 Class 6A championship tonight at 7. Mifflin County is 1-7 lifetime against the Little Lions with the ...

DISTRICT 4: Mustangs ready for inaugural Snyder County battle

MIDDLEBURG — When the co-op in football with East Juniata ended after the 2017 season, many wondered if the Midd-West players, who comprised most of the athletes in the merger, would ever have a team of their own. Now, a year later, the Mustangs not only have their team but made the playoffs ...

East Juniata blanks Griffins in semi

WILLIAMSPORT — Experience is vital. So too is a good passing game, quick athletes and great strikers. East Juniata had all of that in its 9-0 win over Sullivan County Wednesday in a District 4 Class A girls soccer semifinal Thursday night at Loyalsock High School. The Tigers (21-0) put ...