Sports

Rams spoil Huskies’ home debut

Local Sports

LEWISTOWN — Mifflin County couldn’t contain Hope Rose and the Central Dauphin offense in a 6-0 Mid-Penn Commonwealth field hockey loss Thursday afternoon. At least they got to play at home. The conditions during the Huskies first game on their own field this year weren’t the ...

Johnson needs a big day to help Nittany Lions

Penn State

UNIVERSITY PARK — Juwan Johnson has a chance to be an outstanding receiver for Penn State, and he likely will need to come up big for the team to beat Ohio State on Saturday. So far this season, however, Johnson has had some issues getting open and holding onto the ball. The junior leads ...

Lots of points likely in Ohio State-Penn State clash

Penn State

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Saturday night’s clash between No. 4 Ohio State and No. 9 Penn State for Big Ten East supremacy promises to be an offensively explosive affair. The programs boast the two top scoring offenses in the country through four games, with Penn State averaging 55.5 points ...

Scholastic sports

Local Sports

COVE — Roman Smith carried East Juniata past Susquenita for a 7-1 victory in a Tri-Valley League boys soccer game on Thursday. After Susquenita scored the first goal of the game, the Tigers answered with scoring seven straight. Smith scored four goals for the Tigers, two goals in each half ...

Tigers adjust easily with new teammates

Local Sports

MIFFLINTOWN — The ability to adapt to change is a fundamental key to success in sports and life. No one knows this truth more than the seven football players from East Juniata High School suiting up for previous rival Juniata this season. East Juniata ended its merger with Midd-West at the ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

Local Sports

MIDDLEBURG — Midd-West struck for four goals in the second half and ran away with a 5-0 win over Juniata in nonleague boys soccer Wednesday evening. Evan Eppley, Carter Knepp and Chase Strohecker all had a goal and an assist for the Mustangs. Dominic Abate scored the first half’s lone ...

Oruwariye’s up to the challenge at home

Penn State

UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State’s game against Ohio State has everything to show it’s an impactful game in the grand scheme of things. A pair of divisional teams ranked nationally in the top 10? Check. College GameDay’s set on campus? Check. Nationally televised in primetime? ...

Biologist composes stream ‘requiem’ as insects decline

Outdoors

PALMER (AP) — A caddisfly larvae wriggled on Pat Bradt’s steady fingertip as she nudged it onto a white plastic spoon, hoping to get a better look at the critter through the magnifying lens looped around her neck. She was perched on a concrete wall a few feet from the Bushkill Creek on ...

Gun ranges big business, especially in Pennsylvania

Outdoors

COOPERSBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania is one of America’s most populous when it comes to gun owners. Almost one in three Pennsylvanians owns a firearm, or 31 percent. So where do they learn how to shoot? (Legally, that is.) I’m under-educated on the gun-owner side of our national debate. So, I ...

Trojans overthrow Blue Pirates

Local Sports

MOUNT UNION — Despite dropping a set, Mount Union was able to get its second consecutive victory in a win over Williamsburg by the final score of 3-1 in an Inter-County Conference volleyball match Tuesday night. “It was a little scary at times when our serving was very inaccurate,” ...