Local Sports

Patriots unwrap Mifflin County gifts

LEWISTOWN — The last thing you want to do when facing an elite team is give them gifts. The Mifflin County baseball team did just that in a Mid-Penn Conference loss to Red Land on Tuesday afternoon. The Huskies walked seven Patriot batters — five of them scored, as Red Land rallied ...

Trojans’ depth proves too much for Huskies

LEWISTOWN — To be the best, you have to compete against the best. The Mifflin County track and field team did just that Tuesday afternoon as the Huskies went up against a very deep and talented Chambersburg team. In the end, the Huskies competed tough but fell short in both boys and girls ...

Scholastic sports

ALTOONA — Zach Hemond and Max Lauver teamed up to put Juniata in the District 6 Class 2A doubles final. The first three rounds of the tennis tournament played Tuesday gave the duo — normally the top singles players from the school — a chance to compete for a state berth when the event ...

Halifax offense is too much for Tigers

COCOLAMUS — It was an off night for the East Juniata bats Monday as the Tigers fell victim to a potent Halifax offense, falling 12-0 in their Tri-Valley League baseball game. Despite hitting the ball hard, the Tigers were only able to get three hits to fall in the contest. Picking up hits ...

Shields has two HRs in victory

MOUNT UNION — Mount Union’s McKenna Shields had a tremendous night at the plate as she went 3-for-4 with two home runs and 4 RBIs as the Trojans beat McConnellsburg 13-7 in a nonleague softball game Monday. “She was seeing the ball well today and almost put three out,” Mount Union ...

Wagner wins

PORT ROYAL — Logan Wagner has been fast all season at Port Royal Speedway, but hasn’t started close enough to the front to contend for feature wins. That changed Saturday night as Wagner started on the pole, traded sliders with his dad, Mike, in the early laps and then went on to win his ...

Hidlay qualifies for world trials

LAS VEGAS — North Carolina State freshman Trent Hidlay claimed top honors at 86 kg (190 pounds) at the UWW Junior Freestyles this weekend in Las Vegas. Hidlay, redshirted this past season at NC State, went 24-2 and won five tournaments while splitting time between 174 and 184 ...

Milroy tops Beaver Springs, continues to surprise

MILROY — Milroy has been the surprise team of the young Mifflin County Babe Ruth season and on Sunday it shocked one of the preseason favorites, Beaver Springs, with a 4-0 win. Ian Hartzler tossed the shutout at the Springs with a one hitter. The 15-year-old struck out five and walked only ...

Scholastic sports

HALIFAX — Behind a solid pitching effort from Raya Kunes and a 4-for-4 game at the plate by designated hitter Lexi Walter, Midd-West captured third place in a softball tournament at Halifax Saturday. Kunes struck out seven and helped her own cause with one of two home runs in the opener, ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

PHILADELPHIA — Mifflin County has been well represented at the Penn Relays and Friday was no different. The distance medley relay team of Chayce Macknair, Josiah Yearick, Seth Phillips and Brayden Harris placed 15th in 10 minutes, 39.56 seconds in the Championship of America Race. After ...