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McVeytown wins 20th game

Local Sports

MCVEYTOWN — McVeytown clinched at least a tie for the 2018 Mifflin County Babe Ruth League championship with a 20-6 win over Reedsville on Wednesday night. If McVeytown (20-3) wins its final game against Milroy it will win the title. Belleville (17-4) has three games remaining on its ...

Six local football players set to play in Lezzer Lumber Classic

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ALTOONA — Six football players from two local teams will represent the South team in the 2018 Lezzer Lumber Classic. The game will be played Friday at Altoona’s Mansion Park with kickoff scheduled for 7 p.m. Mifflin County has four players — Bryson Phillips, Aaron Wagner, Davis ...

Spikes get Scrappers, hit the road

State College Spikes

UNIVERSITY PARK — When you are headed out for a road trip, there is no better send off than a satisfying win. Wednesday night at Medlar Field, the State College Spikes made that happen when they defeated the Mahoning Valley Scrappers, 4-1, before 2,141 fans. “It is always nice to win on ...

History kept alive through fisheries program

Outdoors

The origins of species that the walleye are part of — the perch family — are a very old fish. According to the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, fossils within this family have been found in the western region of the United States to be 38 million years old. The walleye today are a ...

Big opening inning lifts Mifflin County

Local Sports

REEDSVILLE — An early offensive surge and big time pitching from Arika Henry carried the Mifflin County All-stars over State College 8-4 in the opening round of the District 5 Majors softball tournament on Tuesday. “It was great,” Mifflin County coach Casey Yoder said. “First of all, ...

Spikes let up late lead to Scrappers

State College Spikes

UNIVERSITY PARK — For the first six innings of Tuesday night’s New York-Penn baseball game between State College and Mahoning Valley, the Spikes were rolling along with a two-run lead and things couldn’t have been any better. However, as fate would have it for the Spikes, as good as ...

McVeytown wins big

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BEAVER SPRINGS — For the past two years, Beaver Springs has been a thorn in the side of McVeytown in the Mifflin County Babe Ruth League. McVeytown has lost just seven games over the last two seasons and three of those have been to the Springs. On Monday, McVeytown had a road trip to ...

Mount Union, Mifflin County seniors suit up one last time

Local Sports

UNIVERSITY PARK — Five regional players were recently named representatives for the District 6 softball team in Wednesday’s PSBCA Hall of Fame game at Penn State’s Nitanny Lion Softball Park. District 6 will take on all-stars from District 4 in a 10-inning game with a half-time show of ...