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Rutherford capitalizes on mistakes

MILROY — Two errors proved costly as Rutherford defeated 21st Ward 3-1 in the 15-year-old Babe Ruth Mid-Atlantic Regional baseball tournament Thursday. Rutherford will play the winner of today’s North Colonie-East Fishkill on Saturday. 21st Ward will play Millville today at 5 ...

New Colonie advances to the quarterfinals with a big win over Delaware

MILROY — The rain finally stopped, the sun broke through the clouds, and the 15-year-old Babe Ruth Mid-Atlantic Regional tournament kicked off with a play-in game between New Colonie (New York) and Delaware at Armagh Field Thursday. New Colonie capitalized on nine walks and two errors to ...

Rain pushes back tournament, again

MILROY — Same story, different day with more confusion and scrambling for all involved in the Babe Ruth 15-year-old Mid-Atlantic Regional tournament on Wednesday. Mother Nature once again destroyed the opening round of the tournament forcing organizers to move from pool play to a 10-team, ...

Weather postpones tournament a day

MILROY — While it may not be prudent to start building an ark just yet, the persistent rain the last four days already is wreaking havoc on the 15-year old Babe Ruth Mid-Atlantic Regional championship. Day one of the tournament on Tuesday at Armagh Field was a washout and a bleak weather ...

Babe Ruth pushed back to Thursday

MILROY — Despite the efforts of the field committee in Milroy, no games will be played Wednesday in the Babe Ruth Mid-Atlantic Regional. Originally, it was reported that the tournament would be delayed a second day. But organizers said late Wednesday morning that games could be played at ...

School leaders talk PIAA

Representatives of nearly a third of Pennsylvania’s school districts met in State College Tuesday to discuss what officials of those schools call an unfair balance between public and what have come to be called non-boundary schools — those that draw from an area beyond a finite school ...

Let the games begin

MILROY — One thing is for sure, the Mifflin County Babe Ruth 15-year-olds hit their way to the Pennsylvania state championship. In nine games, including three in district play, Mifflin County pounded out 119 hits. That comes out to an average of 13 hits a game. If Mifflin County is to ...

No games today in Babe Ruth tournament

MILROY — The Babe Ruth baseball Mid-Atlantic Regional for 15-year-olds, scheduled to begin this morning, will be postponed for a day due to the rain that has soaked the Juniata Valley over the past few days. A member of the field committee said that organizers were hopeful games could begin ...

County is no stranger to the event

MILROY — Mifflin County has been the host of the Mid-Atlantic Regional only two times, 2003 and 2004, and both of those tournaments were at the 15-year-old level. In 2003 Mifflin County put together a 10-1 record before getting to the regional. Under manager Bernie Howard, Mifflin County ...

Local team adds newest chapter

Mifflin County has made 25 appearances in the Mid-Atlantic Regional (before 2018). Eleven of those teams have ended in the regional final four. Here is summary of the 11 final four teams: ¯ 1960: The first team to win a state title (13-15-year-old level). For years this is what Mifflin County ...