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Krainak, Wilson lift MC 14s

WILLIAMSPORT — Coming off a dominant win over Cussewago, Mifflin County knew it had a strong opportunity to keep momentum rolling. After holding an early lead, Mifflin County watched as Boyertown found its stride in the bottom of the third. Boyertown plated three runs, including one on a ...

MC 15s punch ticket to final four

DREXEL HILL — For the Mifflin County Babe Ruth 15-year-olds, it was the greatest day of their Babe Ruth careers. On Saturday, Mifflin County swept a doubleheader and clinched a berth in the final four of the Pennsylvania Babe Ruth 15-year-old state tournament. It was the league’s 76th time ...

Mifflin County completes comeback

MILROY — After being down for most of the game, Mifflin County battled its way back to win over 21st Ward 8-6 in the Babe Ruth 13-year-old baseball state playoff tournament game Friday at Armagh Memorial Field. “I think Landen did a great job in relief for us,” Mifflin County coach Bill ...

Post 287 tops Beech Creek, 7-4

BEECH CREEK — Mifflin County inched closer to a berth in the regional tournament with a 7-4 victory over Beech Creek in the winner’s bracket of the Central Penn League American Legion baseball playoffs on Friday. Milroy Post 287 advanced to the CPL championship and will meet Altoona if it ...

MC 14s crush Cussewago, 26-1

WILLIAMSPORT — There wasn’t much suspense in Friday night’s game beteeen Mifflin County and Cussewago in the Pennsylvania Babe Ruth state tournament. Mifflin County won 26-1. Mifflin County will continue pool play today as it meets Boyertown at 5 p.m. The only suspense came in the ...

Mifflin County tops Scranton

DREXEL HILL — Mifflin County started its game on Friday against Scranton the same way it did against Tri-Township on Wednesday in the Pennsylvania 15-year-old Babe Ruth state tournament. But there was one big difference — this time Mifflin County won. On Wednesday, Mifflin County scored ...

Wolfe claims sprint car feature at Williams Grove

MECHANICSBURG— Lucas Wolfe held off Freddie Rahmer to win the 25-lap sprint car feature Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway. For the defending track champion and 2019 Speedweek champion, his second Grove win of the season was worth $4,080 in the Mike Barshinger 24. “There were a lot ...

700 club

MILROY — Mifflin County took the lead in the second inning and never looked back as it defeated West End 14-4 in the Babe Ruth 13-year-old state baseball tournament Thursday. The win marked the 700th victory in manager Bill Corbin’s career in Babe Ruth baseball as well as the 700th win by ...

Broomall Newtown handles 14-year-olds

WILLIAMSPORT — Mifflin County has won enough postseason games to know just how difficult it is to win a state championship in Babe Ruth baseball. On Thursday it was reminded of that, stumbling out of the gate and never recovering against a tough Broomall Newtown team in a 13-0 defeat in the ...

MC feasts on Post 24’s errors

LEWISTOWN — Mifflin County Post 287 coach Bernie Howard loves playing small ball and the evidence of that was on grand display in the opening round of the double-elimination Central Penn League American Legion baseball playoffs on Thursday. Post 287 scored four times on the squeeze play to ...