Local Sports

Juniata’s season ends with first loss

ALTOONA — Juniata High School’s outstanding tennis season came to an end Tuesday when the Indians dropped a 5-0 decision to Quaker Valley in the first round of the PIAA Class 2A championships at the Gorilla House Gym. The win moved Quaker Valley (14-3) into the PIAA’s quarterfinals ...

Scholastic sports

HUGHESVILLE— The East Juniata baseball team fell victim to a splendid day on the mound from Hughesville’s Chance Webb and Devin Maciejwski who combined for a no-hitter in an 11-0, five-inning victory in a nonleague baseball game Tuesday. East Juniata’s Jadyn Martin allowed just one-run ...

Quick learner

PORT ROYAL — Jeff Miller isn’t even halfway through his first season racing 410 sprint cars at Port Royal Speedway and he’s already a feature event winner. Miller, a former 305 sprint car champion at the track, took the lead from Justin Whittall early in the 25-lap main event, and ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

CHAMBERSBURG — Seven Mifflin County athletes combined for 11 medals in Saturday’s Mid-Penn track and field championships. One non-placing runner claimed two school records in the meet. The two gold medalists should be no surprise. Skylar Ciccolini had the top throw in the javelin — ...

Sunderland’s big single lifts Strodes Mills to victory

LEWISTOWN — Strodes Mills’ Gage Sunderland connected on a two-run single in the bottom of the sixth inning to give his team a 7-6 win over Burnham Saturday. The win knocked Burnham (2-1) from the ranks of the undefeated. Burnham was the last Mifflin County Babe Ruth League team to taste ...

Home is where the win is

STATE COLLEGE — Not even George Lucas at his best could script a Hollywood ending better than what the Mifflin County baseball team did Friday evening against Mid-Penn Commonwealth rival State College. The Huskies rallied from a five-run deficit, scoring six runs in the bottom of the ...

Little Lions dominate MC girls

STATE COLLEGE — It was a tough night on the diamond for the Mifflin County softball team in its bid to tie the season series with rival State College. Despite home runs from Huskies’ hitters Gianna Hoppel and Alyssa Souders, the Mifflin County offense was kept in check for most of the ...

Scholastic sports

MOUNT UNION — The Mount Union offense unloaded on Tyrone as the Trojans defeated the Golden Eagles 13-4 in a nonleague baseball game on Friday. After giving up three runs in the top of the first inning where Mount Union committed all three of its errors — the Trojans came out of the gates ...

Dewease wins as Grove escapes weather funk

MECHANICSBURG — After six weeks of rain outs, Williams Grove Speedway got back to sprint car racing Friday night and it was Lance Dewease scoring his 94th career speedway win. The all-time win leader at the track earned $4,180 in the World of Outlaws tune-up race as the series comes to town ...

Scholastic sports

MIFFLINTOWN — Greenwood finished the regular season with a win, but the Wildcats have a long road ahead of them if they hope to repeat as the District 3 Class A champion, The ’Cats had a dandy outing against Juniata Thursday, shutting out — and no-hitting — the Indians with Luke Myers ...