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BOALSBURG — Juniata scored a three-peat defeating West Branch and Philipsburg-Osceola 15-50 and St. Joseph’s 23-38 in a nonleague cross country meet Thursday. “They worked together as a team and got the job done. Everyone of them ran their hearts out especially after running such a ...

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MILLERSTOWN — Paityn Wirth scored a pair of goals and lifted Greenwood to a 3-2 win over Selinsgrove in nonleague field hockey Wednesday afternoon. Wirth scored her first goal with less than a second remaining in the first half before notching the first score of the second half. “We ...

Mustangs honor lost friend Franklin

MIDDLEBURG — Bittersweet is not a word you’d normally associate with a high school field hockey game, but for Midd-West on Tuesday, it was aptly descriptive. The Mustangs (8-5) came into the night just above Central Columbia, the opponent for its game, in the District 4 Class A standings. ...

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COVE — The Juniata boys cross country team won the Tri-Valley League title for a second year in a row in the league’s Invitational at Susquenita high school Tuesday. The Indians had five runners finish within the top ten of the meet with Garrett Baublitz winning the race with a time of 18 ...

Huskies shut out Chambersburg

LEWISTOWN — Mifflin County’s field hockey team played arguably its best game of the season Monday, crushing Chambersburg 8-0 in a Mid-Penn Commonwealth game that allowed the future of the program to make a statement on the day that the squad’s seniors were honored for their ...

Mifflin County wins on effort

LEWISTOWN — It was a perfect night to be a Husky. Monday night the Mifflin County Huskies volleyball team went up against a feisty Central Mountain team at home with the “fans supporting for their home team. It wasn’t an easy start for the Huskies as they got down early in the opening ...

Miscues open door for visitors

LEWISTOWN — Mifflin County boys soccer coach Bob Lepley never questioned the talent of the team. But he knew that experience would be vital when it came to Mid-Penn Conference play and, because the roster is still young, bumps would come along the season. The Huskies (2-11) experienced ...

Scholastic sports

MIFFLINTOWN — Nylah Pannebaker was the difference for Juniata in its 2-1 Tri-Valley League girls soccer win over Line Mountain in double overtime. Pannebaker scored the game’s first goal on a penalty kick that was awarded to the Indians after Makenzie Beward was tripped in the box. She ...

East Juniata’s train keeps moving along

MIFFLINTOWN — Blitzkrieg is a term used in warfare to describe a lightning-fast campaign of attack to bring about a swift victory. It’s also the perfect definition of the East Juniata girls’ soccer team. The Tigers, a PIAA semifinalist a year ago, are fast, aggressive and highly ...

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GETTYSBURG — Mifflin County’s Brayden Harris outlasted 199 other runners to win the Gettysburg Invitational and the Huskies took fifth in the team standings Saturday. Mifflin County finished with 189 points. Juniata’s Garrett Baublitz finished runner-up and helped Juniata take 17th ...