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Huskies unable to tame Lions

LEWISTOWN — They say speed kills in sports but height and size can do a pretty decent job as well. Just ask Mifflin County girls basketball coach Roger Herto. The Huskies had no answer for the height and length of Altoona as Caranda Perea and Brigid Fox combined for 36 points, 17 rebounds ...

Mifflin County falls to Altoona

ALTOONA — The Mifflin County boys basketball team started Tuesday night’s Mid-Penn Conference Commonwealth Division game against Altoona in the Carolina 4-corner offense. Unfortunately, the Huskies don’t have a player to run that offense like Phil Ford, the former Carolina ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

MIFFLINTOWN — Trailing by a deuce heading into the locker room, Juniata engineered an 18-point third quarter en route to a 42-33 win over Newport in Tri-Valley League boys basketball Tuesday. Bryson Clark, who had yet to make the score book before the break, hit a trio of 3-pointers and ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

MILLERSTOWN — Kenedy Stroup had herself a great game and lifted Greenwood to a 47-29 win over Halifax in Tri-Valley League girls basketball Monday night. Stroup scored a game-high 26 points for the Wildcats. She drained nine field goals and was nearly perfect at the line, going ...

Strong second half lifts Tigers

COCOLAMUS — Despite some mishaps in the first half, East Juniata’s offense ran wild in the second half leading to a 55-43 victory over Midd-West in a non-league boys basketball game Saturday morning. “Big win after a very disappointing loss last night,” East Juniata coach Steve ...

Turnovers costly for Huskies

LEWISTOWN — A miserable second quarter combined with 24 turnovers left the Mifflin County girls basketball team on the short end of a 62-31 loss to Harrisburg in a Mid-Penn Commonwealth battle Friday evening. The Cougars (9-6, 7-4) used their full-court press to perfection, forcing the ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

From staff reports MILLERSTOWN — Greenwood’s defense came up big in the third quarter leading to 53-38 victory over Upper Dauphin in a Tri-Valley League girls basketball game Friday night. The Wildcats were up 27-23 going into the third quarter when the defense dropped the hammer down on ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

DANVILLE — Midd-West started its match with Danville in style, winning its first seven bouts in a 43-24 Heartland Conference wrestling win. During that win streak the Mustangs recorded four decisions, two pins and a major decision. The Mustangs didn’t exactly stumble in the end either, ...

Winterize your workouts, but don’t forget to take your gloves

Though you might still be getting outside for workouts in light, summertime gear, winter is just around the corner and it’s never too early to start looking for alternatives. Winterizing your workout is important for staying safe but active during the harsh months, but that doesn’t mean ...

Eagles soar early, past Huskies

LEWISTOWN — Mifflin County could have folded early when it fell behind big in the first half. The Huskies turned the ball over seven times in the first quarter and a put-back dunk by Ben Drury had taken the air out of the building as Cumberland Valley built an 18-point advantage. With ...