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Selinsgrove racing shut down by governor

Local Sports

Courtesy of Selinsgrove Speedway SELINSGROVE — A late morning call on Tuesday to State Representative David Rowe from the Pennsylvania Governor’s office has ended any hopes of racing in the near future at Selinsgrove Speedway and therefore the “Posse Unleashed” 410 sprint car, ...

Boat safety tips from the BoatUS Foundation

Outdoors

From staff reports National Safe Boating Week, which begins this Saturday, May 16, and runs through Friday, May 22, is the traditional early boating season reminder to help recreational boaters embrace safety all season long. However, the important National Safe Boating week recommendation ...

Bird-watching soars as Americans head outdoors

Outdoors

Conner Brown, a 25-year-old law student at Stanford University, spent the early days of the pandemic following his brother as he spotted and collected characters in the Pokemon Go mobile game. Then, Brown noticed the birds. “I thought, ‘Why don’t I take up birding?’ It’s like ...

Hayden, Trent earn All-American status

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RALEIGH — After having their seasons come to an abrupt ending, both Hayden and Trent Hidlay were honored by the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) with First-Team All-American status after both NC State wrestlers earned a Top 8 seed in the NCAA Tournament that was canceled due to ...

Houtz is hungry for more at Liberty

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MIFFLINTOWN — Few have put themselves in the elite company that Juniata High School swimmer Sydney Houtz is in. A four-time District 6 champion and a five-time state medalist — despite missing the 2020 Class 2A PIAA swimming championships because of COVID-19 — Houtz is among the most ...

PSU hockey secures five all Big-Ten nods

Penn State

From staff reports ROSEMONT, Ill. - Junior Cole Hults and senior Nate Sucese continue to roll in the postseason honors after earning First-Team All-Big Ten accolades as announced by the league office on Monday morning. The pair highlight five Nittany Lions to land on 2019-20 All-Conference ...

Stroup to be a two-sport athlete at Mansfield

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MILLERSTOWN — Few players have the physical ability to star in multiple sports, but Greenwood’s Kenedy Stroup often made it look easy. Stroup was an elite point guard who excelled with the ball in her hand, with an uncanny ability to fight through contact and finish at the basket, while ...

Harshbarger overcomes multiple injuries

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HUNTINGDON — Mount Union graduate Drew Harshbarger has faced several challenges in his baseball career and was well on his way to his best season yet at Division III Juniata College. Harshbarger, a talented pitcher for the Eagles, battled back from an elbow injury in his sophomore year and ...