Local Sports

PGC step away from making Saturday opener for deer season

HARRISBURG — For the thousands of hunters who purchased a Pennsylvania hunting license with the primary purpose of hunting the firearms deer season, the Pennsylvania Game Commission is one step away from rewarding their loyalty. That final step is expected when the PGC Board of Game ...

Seeing double

MILLERSTOWN — For the second time this season the Juniata girls’ basketball team hung with 15-3 Greenwood for a half, but were not able to do so for a full 32 minutes. Back on Dec. 22 in Mifflintown, the teams went to the locker room knotted at 22-22, but the Wildcats dominated the second ...

Raiders get control late, top Juniata

BELLEFONTE — Monday night’s nonleague game between Juniata and Bellefonte was a rematch from the Penns Valley Ram Winter Jam. The Red Raiders won the first contest 53-29. For the Indians it was a chance to redeem themselves, but in the end, Bellefonte came out victorious, 53-36, over ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

Editor's note: This story was edited after publication to reflect a name change. BELLEVILLE — Chloe Renno scored more than half of Belleville Mennonite’s points, and it was more than enough as the Thunder downed Sunbury Christian, 28-21, Monday night. Spangler dropped six field goals ...

Kibe gets ultimate, outstanding revenge

ALLPORT — Mifflin County sophomore Trey Kibe breezed to the 160-pound championship at the Ultimate Warrior Tournament on Saturday and he did it in outstanding fashion. Kibe went 4-0 with three falls to earn the outstanding wrestler award, marking the second year in a row a Husky took the ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

LANCASTER — Mifflin County’s indoor track and field team shooks things up some over the weekend at the Franklin and Marshall High School Invitational by putting athletes in events that maybe wasn’t their strength. The results couldn’t have been much better under the circumstances as ...

Huskies can’t stop Little Lions

LEWISTOWN — Mifflin County fell behind early and couldn’t rebound in its 69-52 loss to State College in a Mid-Penn Conference boys basketball game Friday night. “I think our guys played hard and I thought we executed well in the beginning of the game,” Huskies coach Scott Gaffey said. ...

Eight locals in semifinals at Ultimate Warrior; five from MC

ALLPORT — The area contingent of Mifflin County, Mount Union, and Juniata advanced eight into the semifinals of the Ultimate Warrior Tournament at West Branch High School on Friday. The Huskies have Nic Allison (106 pounds), Christian Fisher (113), Ethan Kauffman (132), Trey Kibe (160) and ...

Scholastic sports

MILLERSBURG — Devon Nealman and Bryson Clark were lights out from beyond the arc in Juniata’s 49-30 victory over Millersburg in a Tri-Valley League boys basketball game Friday night. Nealman and Clark combined for for nine shots made from the three-point line. For the game, Nealman had 19 ...

Mount Union unable to overcome forfeits

MOUNT UNION — When you have to forfeit three weight classes, there is no margin for error and that includes winning the opening toss. Mount Union wrestling coach Corey Wertz desperately wanted to win the toss in order to control the key matchups between 132 and 145. Wertz wanted to use the ...