Local Sports

Mifflin County has 11 named all-stars

LEWISTOWN — With winning comes accolades and the Mifflin County football team, fresh off a winning season and a conference championship, are getting their fair share of attention. The Huskies placed 11 on the Mid-Penn Colonial all-star team and Scot Sechler, in his first full season, earned ...

10 advance to national meet

PHILADELPHIA — Nora Grace Stoltzfus was a regional runner-up and a national qualifier, one of 10 from the Juniata Valley Striders USATF cross country program to punch their tickets to Reno, Nevada, in the Region 2 run held Nov. 18 in conjunction with the Philadelphia Marathon. “The kids ...

Skylar Ciccolini, Chayce Macknair each sign letter of intent

LEWISTOWN — Two of the most decorated athletes in the short history of Mifflin County High School signed letters of intent to continue their careers at the collegiate level Tuesday afternoon in the Mifflin County Media Room. Skylar Ciccolini chose Missouri to continue her epic career in ...

Seven Husky athletes honored

LEWISTOWN — Things may not have gone so smoothly in terms of team sports at Mifflin County this year, but that doesn’t mean that there wasn’t some individual success. Seven athletes from the boys and girls soccer and field hockey teams were recognized by the Mid-Penn Conference for ...

Multiple nods for locals

Juniata had two first-team selections, East Juniata one and Greenwood three on this year’s Tri-Valley League boys soccer all-star teams. Juniata had a total of five all-star selections including three on the second team. Goalkeeper Johnny Dessin was selected to the first team. The ...

Worldly experience

LEWISTOWN — No measure of success — the first place finishes in both interscholastic and club meets or the gold medals in Shippensburg — could ever prepare an athlete for what the world’s biggest stage has to offer. Especially for a senior in high school. Mifflin County’s Skylar ...

Hidlay’s next quest: conquer the world

LEWISTOWN — Hayden Hidlay is accustomed to being a trailblazer in his beloved sport of wrestling. The resume is impressive: He is the first state champion in the history of Mifflin County High School, the first from the county to wrestle in an NCAA Division I final, and now the first to ...

Fortenbaugh, Keener stick to field hockey in college

As the great Ric Flair once said, ‘To be the best, you have to beat the best.” Greenwood field hockey alums Mallory Fortenbaugh and Kelsey Keener have found that out so far during their collegiate careers. Before their junior seasons are over, the former Tri-Valley League MVPs will both ...

Pair of Greenwood athletes sign letters to be Nittany Lions

MILLERSTOWN — Two Greenwood athletes signed letters of intent Wednesday to further their careers at Penn State. Paityn Wirth, who led the field hockey team to the school’s first team state championship of any kind, affirmed what she previously had committed to verbally. Mallory Kauffman, ...