Local Sports

Seasons of change happening for local baseball organizations this spring

LEWISTOWN — A couple years ago, there was an effort to merge Mifflin County Youth Baseball and Big Valley Little League under one umbrella. Now, thanks to a change in affiliation by MCYB, which serves mainly Burnham and Lewistown boroughs, both organizations technically have the right to ...

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Mifflin County’s Anthony Fultz wrestle’s Altoona’s Colin Allmond earlier this season. Mifflin County will wrestle defending state champion Nazareth in the opening round of the PIAA Class 3A state team tournament tonight in Hershey.

Huskies seek 1st state dual win

LEWISTOWN — There are many accomplishments in the seven-year history of the Mifflin County wrestling program — four District 6 Class 3A dual meet championships, three District 6 tournament crowns and a Northwest Regional title. Even with all the accolades, one team goal on coach Kirby ...

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Mifflin County’s Rylie Rittenhouse, right, attempts a layup while defended by Hollidaysburg’s Theresa Glidea Tuesday in Lewistown.

Huskies get by scrappy Tigers

LEWISTOWN —It wasn’t the prettiest of games, but Mifflin County was able to hold off a pesky Hollidaysburg squad, 56-44, in nonleague girls basketball Tuesday. The Huskies had a lead as large as 15 over the Golden Tigers, but thanks to some big 3-pointers in the second half, Hollidaysburg ...

Scholastic sports

From staff reports MIDDLEBURG — Midd-West took advantage of a couple Williamsport forfeits and a series of late falls carried the Mustangs to a 51-24 Heartland Conference wrestling win Tuesday. The Mustangs recorded five falls in the match with Owen Hosler having the fastest, winning the ...

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Mifflin County’s Drew Westover, right, goes to the basket while defended by Holidaysburg’s Colin Stevenson, left, and Nick Viduya Monday in Lewistown.

Tigers turn around on Huskies

LEWISTOWN — Mifflin County started out strong but couldn’t stop the bench of Hollidaysburg as the Golden Tigers spoiled senior night and the final home game of the season for the Husky boys with a 52-43 nonleague victory on Monday. Mifflin County (2-18) had as much as an eight-point lead ...

Thunder in learning mode, still

BELLEVILLE — The learning process continues at Belleville Mennonite School. Sporting a young and inexperienced team going into the season, the Thunder went up against a veteran Forbes Road and its strong bench in a nonleague boys basketball contest Monday evening. In this battle of young ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

MILLERSTOWN — Mallory Kauffman and Kenedy Stroup combined for 30 points as Greenwood handed Upper Dauphin a 44-20 loss in Tri-Valley League girls basketball Monday. “I thought our bigs (Kauffman and Alli Walton) were tough on the glass and Stroup did a great job controlling our tempo,” ...

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Mifflin County’s John Retherford turns Lane Porter of Central Mountain on the way to a match-tying pin that allowed the Huskies to advance to the District 6 Class 3A team wrestling final.

Huskies stun Central Mountain, BEA

TYRONE — For the fourth time in seven years, Mifflin County is the king of District 6 Class 3A team wrestling. The third-seeded Huskies stunned No. 2 Central Mountain and top seed Bald Eagle Area to lay claim to the crown after a year’s absence from the event. No one expected Mifflin ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

LANCASTER — Midd-West’s Trey Lauver and Carter Sauer each pinned three opponents in the Mustangs’ three wins Saturday at Conestoga Valley’s Rally in the Valley tournament. Midd-West beat the host 51-26, Garden Spot 50-24 and roughed up Hershey 63-9. Lauver’s three falls included a ...

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Juniata’s Bryson Clark, left, attempts a lay up while defended by East Juniata’s Bryce Martin Friday in Mifflintown.

Juniata feasts on rival Tigers

MIFFLINTOWN — It was a relaxing night for Juniata boys’ basketball coach Al Ream. He could afford to be that way after the start his Indians had against East Juniata on Friday evening. The Tigers were colder than winter in Antarctica and the Indians took advantage, building a 41-0 lead by ...