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Pupo steps out of catcher gear, throws two-hitter to power Strodes Mills

LEWISTOWN — Strodes Mills’ Jaxson Pupo is noted for his hustle behind home plate. On Friday, Strodes Mills needed him on the mound and the 15-year-old responded with a two-hit effort in a 12-3 win over Milroy in the Mifflin County Babe Ruth League. Pupo came in the the second inning ...

Dewease first in Outlaws tuneup race

MECHANICSBURG — Lance Dewease scored the 89th win of his Williams Grove Speedway career Friday night in the 25-lap sprint car tune-up race for next weekend’s Morgan Cup sanctioned by the World of Outlaws. Dewease, of Fayetteville, earned $4,000 for the win that puts him only one win ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

MOUNT UNION — In a game that had no shortage of offense, Mount Union came out with an 11-7 win over Hollidaysburg in Inter-County Conference baseball Thursday afternoon. Grayson McClain had the biggest day at the plate, going 3-for-5 with a triple and double. Matt Harshbarger also doubled ...

Wildcats earn eighth straight TVL title

COVE — Wednesday provided much of the same for the Greenwood track and field team, at least as far as league meets go. For the eighth consecutive year the Wildcat boys brought home a Tri-Valley League title, scoring 145 points to top second place Susquenita (107). The league’s two-time ...

Greenwood dominant on track

COVE — The heat didn’t seem to slow down the Greenwood girls track and field team Wednesday afternoon at Susquenita High School. The Wildcats ran away with the day’s track events to bring home a Tri-Valley League crown at the league championship meet. The win is the team’s third ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

LEWISTOWN — Mifflin County won 12 events and picked up a lot of points for second and third to pull away from Central Dauphin East, 99-51, in Mid-Penn Conference boys track and field Wednesday afternoon. The girls were highly competitive, but lost 75-71 to the Panthers. Seth Phillips ...

McVeytown wins, gains ground in standings

MCVEYTOWN — The defending Mifflin County Babe Ruth League champions, McVeytown, inched closer to the top Wednesday with a 14-1 win over Reedsville. The game was called after five innings due to the 10-run rule. McVeytown is now 5-1 and in second place only to Belleville. The winners ...

Huskies hurt by missed opportunities

LEWISTOWN — The battle for softball supremacy in the Mid-Penn Commonwealth was everything the game was hyped up to be. Central Dauphin, second in the conference coming in, scored four runs in the seventh inning to break open a tight pitchers dual giving the Rams a 5-0 victory over Mifflin ...

Wildcats win big over Tigers

MCALISTERVILLE — Greenwood’s offense proved to be too much for East Juniata in a 20-2 Tri-Valley League softball matchup Tuesday afternoon. The Wildcats immediately struck first as they had three straight singles to take a 1-0 lead. Alli Walton then dropped the hammer down on the Tigers ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

HUNTINGDON — Sarah Gearhart proved to be too much for Huntingdon as Mount Union won, 12-2, in non-league softball Tuesday afternoon. The game was called after six innings due to the 10-run rule. Gearhart struck out four in two innings of work in the circle and hit a home run for the ...