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Walker stands out on court, wins second time

LEWISTOWN — Ryan Walker is the all-time leading scorer in Mifflin County boys basketball history. He can now add a two-time winner of the Harry Rothrock/Dick Webber boys basketball award winner to his high school resume. “I think it really represents how much time I put on the floor,” ...

Pair of Indians qualify for state meet

ALTOONA — If you looked at the seedings coming into Tuesday’s District 6 Class 2A track and field championships, you’d have to figure Juniata was in position to be well represented at this year’s state meet. Lady luck’s smile cracked at the Indians well before the trip to Mansion ...

Mount Union overcomes defensive woes

MOUNT UNION — Take one gander at the stat line Mount Union’s Dylan Gearhart put together Tuesday afternoon and it would be safe to assume the Trojans had themselves a great ball game against Richland. Gearhart allowed no earned runs in six innings of work. He struck out six, walked two and ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

BENTON — Offense was at a premium Monday afternoon, but Midd-West found a way to win, 3-0, over Benton in Heartland Conference baseball. Denzel Sampsel was the only player to have a multiple hit performance, going 2-for-3 for the Mustangs. He also had the game’s lone extra-base hit, a ...

Mifflin County enjoys return of its ace

LEWISTOWN — Mifflin County softball coach Jack McCurdy is mighty grateful he has Hanna Kanagy on his team. The Husky senior, back in the circle after missing three games due to tendonitis, tossed a three-hit shutout as the Huskies took out Mid-Penn Commonwealth champion Chambersburg 4-0 in ...

Ciccolini, Macknair win individual gold at conference meet

CHAMBERSBURG — Two individuals and a relay team from Mifflin County claimed gold in the Mid-Penn Conference track and field championship meet Saturday. A total of 14 places went to Husky athletes, with the boys team finishing in a tie for fifth with Harrisburg. State College was the top ...

East Juniata sweeps Juniata baseball

MIFFLINTOWN — Juniata looked for some revenge from its earlier loss to East Juniata but it was not meant to be as the Tigers took advantage of a wild pitch leading to a 7-6 victory in a Tri-Valley League baseball game Friday. “It feels real good,” Tigers coach Justin Martin said. “We ...

Indians rough up rival in season finale

COCOLAMUS — All season long the Juniata softball team has relied on strong offensive performances. That didn’t change Friday night, as the visiting Indians posted 11 runs to down host East Juniata by a final score of 11-3. The game started out as a pitcher’s duel, with East Juniata ...

Ream leads Huskies to MPC win

LEWISTOWN — With starting pitcher Hanna Kanagy out of the lineup with tendonitis, Mifflin County coach Jack McCurdy needed someone to step up and fill the void. Sophomore Maddy Ream did. Ream, making her first varsity start, showed no signs of nerves and did just enough to lead the ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

CAMP HILL — Despite having seven hits, Mifflin County could only produce one run in its 4-1 loss to Cedar Cliff in a Mid-Penn Conference baseball game on Friday. With the game tied at three apiece going into the bottom of the fourth inning, the Colts’ Marcus Vassar, who had came on to ...