Local Sports

Trojans shut out Juniata

ELIZABETHVILLE — Someone had to clean up its game in order to pull away with a win and it was Upper Dauphin which did so in a 21-0 win over Juniata in Tri-Valley League football Friday night. The Indians couldn’t get out of their own way, often killing their own drives with penalties and ...

Nativity slips past Mustangs

BEAVER SPRINGS — Midd-West coach Bradley Hatter may not normally be a gambling man, but he certainly was on Friday night. Having seen his team — down to its backup quarterback — score a touchdown with just seconds remaining on the fourth-quarter clock to pull within a point of Nativity ...

Mount Union struggles to stop Everett QB Akers

EVERETT — All night long Mount Union had trouble containing Everett quarterback Macen Akers, who had been making plays for his team whether it was with his arm or his legs. When the Trojans most needed a stop, the Warrior senior saved perhaps his best run of the evening for last. With his ...

Scholastic sports

WILLIAMSPORT — It was two championships in two days for East Juniata golf as No. 1 player Will Orwig played a pair of strong rounds to win the District 4 Class 3A boys championship Friday at Williamsport Country Club. Orwig followed his first-day 83 with an 86 Friday two take first and hold ...

Dewease wins tribute

MECHANICSBURG — Lance Dewease passed Brian Montieth in lapped traffic with five laps left to win the Al Hamilton Tribute race / Dirt Classic qualifier Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway. Dewease’s sixth win of the season was worth $5,077. The tribute race was postponed by rain last ...

Snedeker leads at Silverado; Mickelson 3 back

NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Brandt Snedeker birdied the final two holes for a 7-under 65 and a three-stroke lead over Phil Mickelson and two others Friday in the PGA Tour’s season-opening Safeway Open. Playing alongside Hall of Famer Fred Couples, Snedeker had eight birdies and a bogey on the ...

Chocolate bars Mifflin County offense

LEWISTOWN — Despite a strong effort on defense, Mifflin County just couldn’t get the offense going as the Huskies fell to Hershey 2-0 in a Mid-Penn Keystone Division girls soccer game on Thursday. “We hung tough with them,” Huskies coach Barrett Knepp said. “We tried to get some ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

CRESSON — Mifflin County’s Kolbi Knode placed fifth in the District 6 Class 3A girls golf championships Thursday afternoon at Summit Country Club. Due to inclimate weather and poor course conditions, the tournament was shortened to nine holes instead of the traditional 18. Knode shot a ...

Huskies unable to overcome Little Lions

LEWISTOWN — The Mifflin County field hockey team was playing with enthusiasm in the first half of an all-or-nothing game that would decide its playoff eligibility. The Huskies were moving the ball well and getting off shots, but couldn’t do anything with them. Then State College took ...

Second half goal just enough for Wildcats

MIFFLINTOWN — The top two boys soccer teams in the Tri-Valley League West clashed for the second time this season and the results were what you’d expect - 80 minutes of high level play and action. Greenwood used a fortunate stroke of luck in the second half to account for the lone goal of ...