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15s in rainout; makeup Saturday

DREXEL HILL — Thursday’s game between Mifflin County and Altoona in the Pennsylvania Babe Ruth 15-year-old tournament was rained out on Thursday. Today, Mifflin County will play LAC/Scranton at noon as scheduled, and then on Saturday, Mifflin County will play a doubleheader. At 9 a.m., ...

Mifflin County 14-year olds begin States

WILLIAMSPORT — Never in the 65-year history of the Mifflin County Babe Ruth League has a team had to rebound from forfeiting a game. Mifflin County defeated West End (Williamsport), 7-4, in the opening game of the District 8 14-year-old tournament last Friday, but lost the game to a ...

Mifflin County 13-year olds take on West End

MILROY — There will be no easy road for the Mifflin County Babe Ruth 13-year-olds when they open pool play in the Pennsylvania 13-year-old tournament starting on Thursday. Mifflin County takes on West End (Williamsport) at 8 p.m. on Thursday. Then on Friday, Mifflin County plays 21st Ward ...

Mifflin County falters late, loses first contest

DREXEL HILL — For awhile it looked like the Mifflin County Babe Ruth 15-year-olds were going to stay with Tri-Township in the first game of the Pennsylvania state tournament. Then Mifflin County ran in to a wall. Mifflin County was ahead of Tri-Township, 9-7 after three innings, but failed ...

Mifflin County 15s begin state tournament play

DREXEL HILL — It’s been a quarter of a century since a Mifflin CountyAll-Star team has played at Drexel Hill. The last time a Mifflin County team played in Drexel Hill was in 1994 when the 13-year-old team finished second to the host team. Mifflin County did win a state title in Drexel ...

Weaver named to MAC Hall of Fame

From staff reports WILLIAMSPORT — One of the most decorated dual-sport athletes in the Lycoming College athletics department’s history, Erica (Weaver) Wagner ’98, was selected for inclusion in the Middle Atlantic Conference Hall of Fame Class of 2019. Weaver is the first person ...

Babe Ruth league reaches milestone

MILROY — It wasn’t the way anyone involved with Mifflin County Babe Ruth baseball envisioned the 1,000th all-star game in county history going down. The 14-year-old team went to bed Friday night believing they defeated West End (Williamsport) and would play Saturday afternoon in the ...

Friday’s victory becomes a loss with ruling of illegal player

MILROY — The tension at the Babe Ruth District 8 14-year-old tournament was as thick and intense as the thunderstorm that followed Saturday afternoon at Armagh Memorial Field. In fewer than 24 hours, the Mifflin County squad woke up and found out the game it won over West End on Friday ...

Wolfe wins final race, Speedweek title

PORT ROYAL — Lucas Wolfe won the Greg Hodnett Classic Saturday night at Port Royal Speedway and clinched the Pennsylvania Sprint Car Speedweek championship for the fourth time in his career as well. Wolfe, of Mechanicsburg, earned $7,027 for his fourth overall win of the season, second at ...

15 squad finishes in second

ALTOONA — The Mifflin County Babe Ruth 15-year-old All-Stars had one bad inning on Sunday in the District 8 final and that turned out to be the difference in the game. That inning, the third, was not so much what Altoona did, but where the ball landed. Altoona scored four times and in the ...