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Huskies aim for new look second half

LEWISTOWN — The youth movement is in full bloom for Coach Brent Hartman and his Mifflin County football team. Sophomore quarterback Jacob Krepps and freshman running back Gage Schaeffer made their first career starts last week against Greencastle-Antrim. Junior Noah Wright made the switch ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

STATE COLLEGE — Led by Emily Shilling’s hat-trick, Mifflin County defeated State College, 5-2, in Mid-Penn field hockey Wednesday night. Shilling struck for two goals in the first half as part of a four goal run for the Huskies, and notched her third goal in the second half inbetween a ...

No decision

MIFFLINTOWN — It went down to the wire in the cross county rival matchup, but in the end, neither East Juniata nor Juniata was willing to back down in a 2-2 tie in a Tri-Valley League boys soccer game at Dietrick Field on Tuesday. “I’m very pleased with the effort these boys fought hard ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

LEWISTOWN — McKenna Smith had a say in all three goals for Mifflin County in its 3-1 win over Central Dauphin East in Mid-Penn girls soccer Tuesday. Smith had the assist on Tori Moon’s first half goal before notching each of the Huskies two goals in the second half. “I’m so proud of ...

Neimond leads Tigers past Trojans

Editor’s note: Due to a compressed production cycle as a result of a power outage Monday, these games, reported after 9 p.m., were not included in Tuesday’s edition. COCOLAMUS — Thea Neimond scored three times and Hailey Swartz had two goals and an assist in the first half Monday as the ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

BOILING SPRINGS — East Juniata split in the Boiling Springs boys soccer tournament, topping the host Bubblers 2-0 before falling 4-0 to Disrict 4 powerhouse Danville Saturday. Both goals in the Tigers’ win came in the first half of that game. Gabe Agostinho found the back of the net off a ...

Gravel pockets $50K at Grove

MECHANICSBURG — David Gravel earned his second Williams Grove National Open victory in his last four attempts Saturday night at Williams Grove Speedway. Gravel, of Watertown, Conn., earned $50,000 for the win in a car owned by Pennsylvania’s Chad and Jenn Clemens. He took the lead from ...

Mifflin County unable to seal the deal

LEWISTOWN — The Mifflin County football team was five minutes away from its first win of the season but couldn’t close it out against Greencastle-Antrim. Down 22-21 with 5:18 on the clock, the Blue Devils marched on a 12-play, 80-yard drive capped by a one-yard quarterback sneak from Cade ...

Trojans reign over Vikes

FLINTON — As clouds passed through the area Friday night, bringing rain to Dr. Roy F. Baker Athletic field just as the game was set to kick off, Mount Union’s Daunte Martin brought the storm to the Glendale defensive front. The 6-foot, 200-pound senior running back could not and would not ...

Indians go up, fall down

HUNTINGDON — Juniata was capable of putting together a solid all-around first quarter, but it wouldn’t last long in a 38-20 loss to Huntingdon Friday night. There was a lot of good talk when it came to the size and ability of Huntingdon’s skill players, but they had a tough time tough ...