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Wolfe dominates in Williams Grove Speedway opener

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MECHANICSBURG — Lucas Wolfe took advantage of his third pole position in three races to dominate the Williams Grove Speedway season opener for the sprint cars Sunday afternoon. Wolfe, of Mechanicsburg, earned $3,600 for his 18th career Grove win, but first on opening day. It was the first ...

JUST WIN!

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HERSHEY — Trent Hidlay has a simple formula for winning: Just do what he did last time, at least until it stops working. It didn’t stop Saturday. After mounting his third straight bonus-points victory in the PIAA Class 3A wrestling championships’ 170-pound semifinals in the morning, he ...

Boozel ends drought, tops rival for gold

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HERSHEY — Josh Boozel was one match away from being Mount Union’s first wrestling champion in 15 years when he woke up Saturday morning. He was a champion when the day ended. Boozel made it look easy in a 7-3 decision over Glendale’s Brock McMillen, the fourth time the two have met ...

Trent Hidlay, by the numbers

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HERSHEY — Trent Hidlay made history Saturday before most people had lunch. With his major decision over Scott Joll of Belle Vernon in the PIAA Class 3A semifinals that morning, Hidlay made it to the state final for the third time — something no wrestler from Mifflin County had ever ...

Fisher’s second medal brings little joy

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HERSHEY — Christian Fisher got to come out to the mat one more time. He climbed the podium after his coach draped a medal around his neck. He wasn’t happy. And he had a right to feel that way. Fisher’s tournament came to an end early, after an injury to his ribs led to a subdued ...

Todaro third; Wileman, Ryan fourth in state tourney

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HERSHEY — The PIAA Class 2A wrestling tournament produced a unique showdown for the Juniata Valley. In the tournament quarterfinals, local wrestlers Tyler Wileman (Juniata) and Andrew Todaro (Mount Union) squared off at 152 pounds, with Todaro advancing to the semis. He had his hands full ...

Mount Union falls to Lincoln Park in state playoffs

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CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP — Saturday’s PIAA Class 3A first-round boys basketball game at Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic High displayed an encouraging development with 5:51 left in the second quarter. That’s when Mount Union junior guard Quinton Posey drained a 3-point field goal to cut the ...

Stroup, Wildcats advance in states

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PHILADELPHIA — Led in large part by Kenedy Stroup, Greenwood defeated Sankofa, 48-42, Saturday in the first round of the PIAA Class A girls basketball state tournament. With the win, Greenwood (15-13) advances to the second round where it will take on Lebanon Catholic Wednesday at 6 p.m. at ...

Three repeat as champs in 3A; Teasdale claims fourth title

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HERSHEY — Four wrestlers entered the PIAA Class 3A tournament, held over the weekend at Giant Center in Hershey, as returning champions. Only three claimed another gold medal. Downingtown West senior Doug Zapf had moved up to 120 after winning at 106 last year. He earned a return trip to ...

Hidlay, Fisher advance to third day

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HERSHEY — There were no surprises for Mifflin County on the second day of the PIAA Class 3A wrestling championships. Friday brought the end of a season to one young wrestler, a survival match for a returning medalist and — definitely not a surprise — a trip to the semifinals for ...