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Souders to continue career at Pitt-Johnstown

LEWISTOWN — Brando Souders has had a ton of success in his playing career in the Mifflin County Babe Ruth League and was a standout in a Mifflin County Husky uniform. Souders took over as the starting center fielder early in the 2019 season and never looked back, becoming a clutch player ...

Selinsgrove Speedway to stream sprint race

From staff reports SELINSGROVE — In an effort to provide and promote a forum for local auto racing during the current COVID-19 pandemic, Selinsgrove Speedway has partnered with The Cushion to undertake a first-of-its-kind event at the track coming up on Saturday, May 9, when it presents ...

Mock continues baseball career at Juniata

HUNTINGDON — The 2019 Mifflin County High School baseball team had a flare for theatrics last spring, with Evan Mock finding himself in the center of multiple late inning comebacks for the Huskies. Trailing by six runs entering the top of the sixth inning against Central Dauphin, the Huskies ...

MC Babe Ruth ‘hopeful’ for season

LEWISTOWN — While other youth baseball leagues have made decisions on the 2020 season and postseason tournaments, the Babe Ruth League still plans to move forward with a season in 2020, while preserving its state, regional and World Series as of Friday. The national Babe Ruth League office ...

Championship moment fuels Gearhart

BINGHAMTON — Few players get the send-off that they deserve in sports, but after one of the most dominant seasons in Mount Union High School baseball history, the Trojans sent Dylan Gearhart out on top. Gearhart was phenomenal as a senior, finishing with a 10-2 record with a 0.57 ERA and ...

PIAA to vote on changes to weights

MECHANICSBURG — The PIAA wrestling steering committee approved a plan on Wednesday that would reduce the amount of weight classes from 14 to 13, first reported by PA-wrestling.com. The proposal would not make any changes to any weight up until 160 pounds. Instead, it would bump 170 up to ...

LLWS gets canceled for the first time ever

WILLIAMSPORT (AP) — This year’s Little League World Series and the championship tournaments in six other Little League divisions have been canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic. Little League President Stephen Keener announced the cancellations in a Facebook Live broadcast ...

Eckley becoming a force for Messiah

MECHANICSBURG — Eleana Eckley was a part of some special moments in the Mifflin County High School girls basketball team’s history and etched her name in multiple places in the school’s record book before graduating. Eckley, a 2018 graduate of Mifflin County, left her mark, leaving as ...

Isaac Maclay taking off with Eagles

HUNTINGDON — With the amount of success that Mifflin County High School graduate Isaac Maclay had in a Husky baseball uniform, it wasn’t a shock to see his game translate immediately to the next level. Maclay burst onto the scene at Division III Juniata College, winning the Landmark ...

Reesman back on track at Seton Hill

GREENSBURG — In an area with rich baseball history like Mifflin County, getting remembered for your work on the diamond can be difficult to do. Former Mifflin County High School pitcher Peyton Reesman made sure that he wouldn’t be so easily forgotten. The 2016 Husky graduate shined on ...