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Errors plague Wildcats

MILLERSTOWN — Taking advantage of mistakes and getting behind the arm of Ally Misal, Juniata handled Greenwood in six innings Thursday, 13-3 in a Tri-Valley League softball matchup. “Awesome, the kids played a great game,” Indians coach Dave Cisney said. “They’ve been playing better ...

Six from Mifflin County announce college plans

LEWISTOWN — Six Mifflin County student athletes were recognized in a collegiate/military program at Mifflin County High School Thursday. Continuing their athletic and academic careers at the next level are Kortlin Yetter, Noah Wright, Evan Mock, Isaac Matthews, Noah Bowers and Julian ...

Huskies come back, suffer heartbreak

LEWISTOWN — Mifflin County battled back from a five-run deficit only to lose a 6-5 heartbreaker in nine innings to Cumberland Valley in a Mid-Penn Commonwealth baseball game on Wednesday. The Huskies are now in a must-win situation for a playoff berth. Mifflin County must beat State College ...

Indians snag boys crown

COVE — As Garrett Baublitz warmed up — and even as he pieced together his race plan on the lengthy bus ride to Susquenita High School — making a serious run at a couple of meet records kept running through the Juniata junior’s busy mind. And the meet records that Baublitz was hoping ...

Scholastic sports

LEWISTOWN — Juniata’s success in doubles tennis put a duo into the state tournament already. Wednesday, a pair of doubles victories were key to the Indians’ win in the District 6 Class 2A team tournament. Juniata eliminated its second Johnstown-area opponent in as many days, topping ...

Scholastic sports

LEWISTOWN — A strong Carlisle squad outpaced Mifflin County on the track and in the field Tuesday, winning their Mid-Penn Commonwealth meets against the Huskies by wide margins. The boys fell to the Thundering Herd 116-34. The girls finish a bit closer, 92-54. “They’re loaded. We have ...

Mifflin County nine avoids upset

LEWISTOWN — Mifflin County cruised through six innings before almost giving a game away to Chambersburg in a 6-4 Mid-Penn Commonwealth victory on Tuesday. The Huskies had a 6-1 lead when the Trojans, thanks to some Mifflin County help, scored three runs in the seventh to make the game ...

Gambit backfires; Tigers nip Greenwood

COCOLAMUS — When it looked like one team was going to pull ahead, the other battled back to take the lead. But in the end, East Juniata wasn’t going to allow Greenwood to ruin its senior day as the Tigers won in walk-off fashion, 5-4, over the Wildcats in a Tri-Valley League baseball game ...

’Cats pick up first win of season

MILLERSTOWN — At this point in the season, most struggling high school softball teams are packing it in and planning their summer vacations. Greenwood’s squad is not of such ilk. The heretofore winless Wildcats rallied in dramatic fashion, erased a four-run deficit and downed East ...

Trojans strike late to topple Juniata

COCOLAMUS — Juniata got some good news Monday night, despite falling to Upper Dauphin. Pitcher Jamie Bailer took to the mound after a lengthy absence and held his own. Juniata hung with the Trojans for five innings before the visitors scored five unanswered runs late, losing 9-4. With ...