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BENTON — Offense was at a premium Monday afternoon, but Midd-West found a way to win, 3-0, over Benton in Heartland Conference baseball. Denzel Sampsel was the only player to have a multiple hit performance, going 2-for-3 for the Mustangs. He also had the game’s lone extra-base hit, a ...

Mifflin County enjoys return of its ace

LEWISTOWN — Mifflin County softball coach Jack McCurdy is mighty grateful he has Hanna Kanagy on his team. The Husky senior, back in the circle after missing three games due to tendonitis, tossed a three-hit shutout as the Huskies took out Mid-Penn Commonwealth champion Chambersburg 4-0 in ...

Ciccolini, Macknair win individual gold at conference meet

CHAMBERSBURG — Two individuals and a relay team from Mifflin County claimed gold in the Mid-Penn Conference track and field championship meet Saturday. A total of 14 places went to Husky athletes, with the boys team finishing in a tie for fifth with Harrisburg. State College was the top ...

East Juniata sweeps Juniata baseball

MIFFLINTOWN — Juniata looked for some revenge from its earlier loss to East Juniata but it was not meant to be as the Tigers took advantage of a wild pitch leading to a 7-6 victory in a Tri-Valley League baseball game Friday. “It feels real good,” Tigers coach Justin Martin said. “We ...

Indians rough up rival in season finale

COCOLAMUS — All season long the Juniata softball team has relied on strong offensive performances. That didn’t change Friday night, as the visiting Indians posted 11 runs to down host East Juniata by a final score of 11-3. The game started out as a pitcher’s duel, with East Juniata ...

Ream leads Huskies to MPC win

LEWISTOWN — With starting pitcher Hanna Kanagy out of the lineup with tendonitis, Mifflin County coach Jack McCurdy needed someone to step up and fill the void. Sophomore Maddy Ream did. Ream, making her first varsity start, showed no signs of nerves and did just enough to lead the ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

CAMP HILL — Despite having seven hits, Mifflin County could only produce one run in its 4-1 loss to Cedar Cliff in a Mid-Penn Conference baseball game on Friday. With the game tied at three apiece going into the bottom of the fourth inning, the Colts’ Marcus Vassar, who had came on to ...

Pupo steps out of catcher gear, throws two-hitter to power Strodes Mills

LEWISTOWN — Strodes Mills’ Jaxson Pupo is noted for his hustle behind home plate. On Friday, Strodes Mills needed him on the mound and the 15-year-old responded with a two-hit effort in a 12-3 win over Milroy in the Mifflin County Babe Ruth League. Pupo came in the the second inning ...

Dewease first in Outlaws tuneup race

MECHANICSBURG — Lance Dewease scored the 89th win of his Williams Grove Speedway career Friday night in the 25-lap sprint car tune-up race for next weekend’s Morgan Cup sanctioned by the World of Outlaws. Dewease, of Fayetteville, earned $4,000 for the win that puts him only one win ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

MOUNT UNION — In a game that had no shortage of offense, Mount Union came out with an 11-7 win over Hollidaysburg in Inter-County Conference baseball Thursday afternoon. Grayson McClain had the biggest day at the plate, going 3-for-5 with a triple and double. Matt Harshbarger also doubled ...