Local Sports

Big day for local runners at BVI

MILROY — Juniata’s Garrett Baublitz captured the overall boys’ championship, while the Mifflin County duo of Chayce Macknair and Brayden Harris finished first and second in the Class 3A division at the Big Valley Invitational on Saturday. Baublitz, second at the BVI a year ago, crossed ...

Scholastic sports

SPRING MILLS — Alyssa Keister had a hat trick and Arianna Rich scored two goals and assisted on two others to lead Midd-West in a 7-2 nonleague victory over Penns Valley in its girls soccer opener on Saturday. “I thought the girls played well on both sides of the ball today, and showed ...

Flick gets first Port Royal checkers

PORT ROYAL — “We beat Lance Dewease!” That was the first thought that went through the head of first-time Port Royal winner A.J. Flick after the young sprint car driver from Western Pennsylvania climbed out of his machine Saturday night. Fresh off clinching his third Lernerville ...

Home, not so sweet

BEAVER SPRINGS — Speed kills. Just ask Midd-West. Playing in front of nearly 1,800 fans for their first home game in program history, the Mustangs had no answer for Blue Mountain’s blitz packages or strong running game in a 35-0 loss. The Mustangs couldn’t establish much of anything ...

Huskies come up short

LEWISTOWN — Hollidaysburg quarterback Brady Walters combined for 327 yards of total offense to lead the Golden Tigers in a 39-28 defeat over a scrappy Mifflin County squad Friday night at Mitchell Field. Walters passed for 234 yards and two touchdowns and rushed for 93 yards and a score as ...

Tri-Valley overcomes ‘weird plays’

HEGINS — Tri-Valley dominated every statistical category in its Tri-Valley League opener with Juniata. But with 4:23 left in the game the Dawgs were losing the most important stat: the scoreboard. Down a point, quarterback Daulton Leedy and the offense changed that very quickly. Leedy ran ...

Hornets end experiment, make hay of Trojans

ALEXANDRIA — Juniata Valley experimented with playing quarterback Quinn Zinobile at wingback and backup Caden Rupert at quarterback to start Friday night’s game against Mount Union. Hornets coach Bill Musser, though, ended the experiment in the final minutes of the second quarter, and ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

BELLEVILLE — Belleville Mennonite struggled to close out allowing Meadowbrook Christian to force overtime and in overtime Meadowbrook’s Dillon Stokes scored for a 3-2 victory for the Lions Friday in Belleville Mennonite’s season-opening tournament. “I thought we played within ...

Lions win opener with balanced play

McALISTERVILLE — Juniata Mennonite was lights outs offensively in the first half which helped carry the Lions to a 6-0 win over DuBois Christian their girls soccer season opener Thursday. “I think we play real well tonight. They did some things that we have asked them to do (like) move ...

First half success carries JMS to victory

MCALISTERVILLE — Juniata Mennonite did its damage in the first half and never let up as the Lions took care of business against DuBois Christian 4-0 in a non-league boys soccer game Thursday. “It feels great,” Lions coach Dave Portzline said. “All (credit) goes to the kids. They ...