Local Sports

Juniata boys a dominant force in district meet

ALTOONA — It came down to one final relay Wednesday with Juniata knowing it needed a spot in the top three for a state berth — and a big finish to stay in line for its first District 6 Class 2A track and field championship. The Indians were led by two incredibly strong performances — ...

Brian Yetter

LEWISTOWN — Brian Yetter was honored with the inaugural Buck Riden/Jim Hockenbrock Award, which will be presented annually to Mifflin County High School’s best baseball player. The first award was given Wednesday during the school’s athletic awards ceremony. Tristen Lockett finished ...

Kortlin Yetter

LEWISTOWN — Kortlin Yetter was honored with the Tish Maclay Award, which is presented annually to Mifflin County High School’s best field hockey player, Wednesday evening at the Mifflin County High School Auditorium. Maggie Solomon finished second in the voting while Keni Kahley took ...

Brock Capouillez

LEWISTOWN — Brock Capouillez was honored with the 2019 Alex Ufema Award, which is presented annually to Mifflin County High School’s best football player, Wednesday evening during the shool’s annual athletic awards ceremony. Noah Wright finished second in the voting while Gage Schaeffer ...

Olivia Ahern

LEWISTOWN — Olivia Ahern was honored with the Jaynee Carolus Award, which is presented annually to the high school’s best baseball player, Wednesday evening at the Mifflin County High School Auditorium. Alyssa Schnell finished second in the voting while Cassidy Wilson took ...

Molly Wagoner

LEWISTOWN — Molly Wagoner was honored with the Jenna Feathers Award, which is presented annually to Mifflin County High School’s best girls basketball player, Wednesday evening during the school’s annual athletic awards ceremony. Hannah Aumiller finished second in the voting while ...

Noah Wright

LEWISTOWN — Noah Wright was honored with the Harry Rothrock/Dick Webber Award, which is presented annually to Mifflin County High School’s best boys basketball player, Wednesday evening at the Mifflin County High School Auditorium. Xavier Vega finished second in the voting while Tyler ...

Trey Kibe

LEWISTOWN — Trey Kibe was honored with the Rod Tate Award, which is presented annually to Mifflin County High School’s best wrestler, Wednesday evening during the school’s athletic awards ceremony. Nic Allison finished second in the voting while Christian Fisher took third. “This is ...

Scholastic sports

MIFFLINTOWN — Bald Eagle Area racked up 16 hits, including home runs by Dylan Bisel and Matt Reese, to hand Juniata a 12-8 defeat in nonleague baseball action on Wednesday. The Indians (6-12) brought out the bats as well, collecting 11 hits with Jamie Bailer going 3-for-3. Teammates Devon ...

McVeytown pitching trumps Belleville

BELLTOWN — McVeytown used a strong pitching performance to stop Belltown, 14-0, Wednesday night in the Mifflin County Babe Ruth League. The win along with Belleville’s put the two teams tied for first place with 5-2 records. Eli Pennebaker threw four innings and Hunter Bailey finished off ...