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Player losses mean Tomahawks are facing a season of change

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LEWISTOWN — The ancient Greek philosopher Heraclitus once said, “There is nothing permanent except change.” After years of success and stability, the Mifflin County Tomahawks and co-owner/coach Brian Rodgers enter the 2019 Great Eastern Football Association season facing sweeping ...

Honors to 4 from JMS

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Juniata Mennonite boys basketball coach Joe Tusing is quick to point out the strengths Luke Sheaffer and Trey Tusing bring to the Lions. Those strengths didn’t go unnoticed by other coaches in the Allegheny Christian Athletic Association either as they were recently named league ...

Houtz places 4th for 5th career medal

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LEWISBURG — Juniata swimming phenom Sydney Houtz has been quite familiar with success at Bucknell University. The junior has been competing since her freshman year on the big stage of the PIAA Swimming and Diving Championships held on the Bison campus, medaling five times since her first ...

Mid-Penn Commonwealth honors six Mifflin County athletes

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LEWISTOWN — Six Mifflin County athletes — four in wrestling and two in girls basketball — were selected as Mid-Penn Commonwealth all-stars for the 2018-19 season. Recently crowned PIAA 160-pound sophomore state champion Trey Kibe, along with freshman Nic Allison (106) and senior ...

Minnesota ends Penn State’s season

Penn State

CHICAGO (AP) — Out of sync and struggling for most of the game, Amir Coffey insisted he never really found his rhythm. It was hard to tell the way he dominated at the end. Coffey scored 10 of his 22 points in the final minute, and Minnesota rallied for a 77-72 overtime victory over Penn ...

Houtz ‘flys’ to another state medal

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LEWISBURG — As a team of one, Sydney Houtz has been pretty successful. Houtz, a junior from Juniata High School, earned her fourth state medal in three years Wednesday with a sixth-place finish in the 100-yard butterfly in the PIAA Class 2A Swimming and Diving Championships at Bucknell ...

Greenwood girls fall; ’Cats state dreams dashed

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BLOOMSBURG — It was a homecoming of sorts for Greenwood coach Jeff Deitz as the Wildcats took on Susquehanna Community in the second round of the PIAA Class A girls basketball tournament Wednesday at Bloomsburg University’s Nelson Center. It wasn’t the welcome back Deitz — who picked ...

Brackets out for NCAA mats

Penn State

When Hayden Hidlay made his spectacular run to the 157-pound final at the 2018 NCAA Wrestling Championships, he did it as a No. 1 seed. If he wants to duplicate that run, or take one step up to the top of the podium in 2019, his path will be a bit steeper. The NCAA released seeds and brackets ...

Easy start for PSU’s Stevens

Penn State

UNIVERSITY PARK — Tommy Stevens, Penn State’s expected starting quarterback, will be handled cautiously this spring and, depending on his progress, might be questionable for the Blue-White Game. Stevens did not play in six of the Lions’ 13 games last season and did not make the trip to ...