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Aggressive Crosscutters take Spikes

State College Spikes

WILLIAMSPORT — From the third-base coaching box, Pat Borders held two hands up in the air to stop Danny Mayer at second base. A leadoff double was more than good enough for the Williamsport Crosscutters’ manager in the seventh inning. The only problem was Mayer didn’t stop at second ...

Belleville romps, still in hunt for title

Local Sports

BELLEVILLE — Belleville topped Belleville in a blow out, 17-5, Friday, staying in control of second place and in the hunt for the Mifflin County Babe Ruth League title. Belleville, which was the visitor, scored seven runs in the second inning to take control of the game. The Big Valley club ...

Tomahawks begin playoffs today

Local Sports

LEWISTOWN — The road to Keystone Bowl XIV is the same scenario it’s been for the last three years for Mifflin County. The Tomahawks hold down the second seed and have home-field advantage throughout the first two rounds of the playoffs. If Mifflin County and coach Brian Rodgers want to ...

Windom wins Storm race

Local Sports

MECHANICSBURG — Chris Windom took the lead from Brady Bacon with five laps to go and went on to win the USAC Sprint Car feature as part of the Eastern Storm Series Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway. In the regular sprint car feature, Lucas Wolfe scored his second win of the season. ...

Taylor, Dake matches highlight Final X

Penn State

UNIVERSITY PARK — The last time wrestling fans saw David Taylor in Rec Hall, it was a don’t-blink-or-you’ll-miss-it moment. In his final home dual meet for the Penn State wrestling team on Feb. 23, 2014, he pinned his Clarion opponent in 11 seconds. Four years later, Taylor will get ...

Krentzman’s captures 2nd straight title

Local Sports

MAITLAND — It was twice as nice for Krentzman’s Thursday as it celebrated its second title in a row. However, it wasn’t as easy the second time around. Teamed up with some strong pitching and good patience at the plate, Krentzman’s came out victorious, 11-8, over TJ’s at Maitland ...

Calkins slugs its way to a championship

Local Sports

LEWISTOWN — Calkins scored big late and never looked back winning over Wray’s Landscaping 11-9 to win the Mifflin County Youth Baseball Cal Ripken Super Series Minors Baseball Championship Thursday night at Rec Park. “Great, great, the kids earned it -- they worked hard all year,” ...

Strodes Mills walks to victory

Local Sports

BELLEVILLE — Strodes Mills walked into Belleville on Thursday night hoping for a win and did just that with a 9-6 victory. The operative word here is walk. Strodes’ Cole Schlegel picked up the win in relief of Connor Cherry. Schelgel pitched the last five innings giving up one run, five ...

New challenges await Spikes

State College Spikes

STATE COLLEGE — The more things change, the more they stay the same. The grounds crew is prepping the playing surface for the opening of the season, the interns are checking and making sure that the equipment is ready to go, Dan Petrazzolo is making sure that the uniforms are clean and ...