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Trent Hidlay wins second Powerade title

CANONSBURG — It wasn’t the matchup Trent Hidlay had expected, but it didn’t stop the Mifflin County senior from claiming a second title at the Powerade Christmas Tournament, which concluded Saturday at Canon-McMillan High School. Everybody was expecting a rematch of the King of the ...

Hidlay pins trio en route to semifinal

CANONSBURG — The Mifflin County wrestling team tripled its pleasure at the Powerade Christmas Tournament, which began Friday at Canon-McMillan High School. The Huskies had three wrestlers advance to Saturday’s semifinals in the 52-team tournament, which is considered one of the top three ...

Hidlay repeats as Powerade champ

Complete coverage of the tournament will appear in Tuesday's Sentinel. CANONSBURG — It wasn't the matchup Trent Hidlay had expected, but it didn't stop the Mifflin County senior from claiming a second title at the Powerade Christmas Tournament, which concluded Saturday at Canon-McMillan ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

MILLVILLE — It’s been known since the season began that, sooner or later, Kelli Beiler would be leaving the Midd-West girls basketball team. Beiler, a Penn State recruit in soccer, reminded everyone that’s she’s pretty good at basketball, too, in her final game. Her 13 points against ...

Husky boys hold off Lewisburg, get first win of the season

LEWISTOWN — It’s no secret that the Mifflin County High School boys basketball program has struggled the past few seasons. On Friday, it was a different story. The Huskies (1-7) used a strong outside attack, knocking down nine 3-pointers — including four each from Ryan Walker and Drew ...

Petersen outweighs his words with deeds

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Friday morning’s final pre-Fiesta Bowl press conference with the coaches provided at least a slight glimpse into their personalities. While both offered mutual respect of the other’s program, it was easy to see that Washington’s Chris Petersen was content to allow ...

Rested development

BURNHAM — The Mifflin County swim team came into Thursday afternoon’s swim meet fully recharged after a week off from competition. The rest seemed to bring out the best in the Huskies, as Mifflin County finished first in more than half of the Thursday’s events — claiming the top ...

Indians dominate Milton

TURBOTVILLE — After a loss to eventual champion Warrior Run in the opening round of the Warrior Run Christmas Tournament, one-loss Juniata hoped to bounce back against a one-win Milton team. That is exactly what happened Thursday night, as the Indians used stout defense early on and ...

Juniata boys unable to overcome slow start

SPRING MILLS — Mifflinburg took advantage of a slow start by Juniata as the Indians fell 56-38 to the Wildcats Thursday in the opening game of the Ram Winter Jam at Penns Valley High School. In the first half, Juniata fell behind 30-14. However, the Indians were able to battle back in the ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

From staff reports BERWICK — Mifflin County’s girls basketball team was able to overcome a sluggish first half to hand Notre Dame Green Pond its first loss of the season, 50-44, in a holiday tournament game played Thursday at Berwick. Mifflin County managed just 13 points in the first ...