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NEWPORT — Juniata had three players have double-digit scoring performances in its 55-24 win over Newport in Tri-Valley League boys basketball Saturday afternoon. Bryson Clark led the way for the Indians, outscoring Newport by himself with a game-high 25 points. Devon Nealman scored 11 ...

Penn State rallies late to defeat Wisconsin in Big Ten wrestling

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UNIVERSITY PARK — Neither coach was particularly pleased with the outcome of No. 1 Penn State’s 24-13 win over No. 10 Wisconsin Sunday at Rec Hall. Despite the fact that Penn State won six of 10 bouts, amassed a 39-8 edge in takedowns and notched its 51st consecutive dual meet win, ...

Nick Ward leads No. 6 Spartans over Nittany Lions

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STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Tom Izzo wasn’t impressed with much of No. 6 Michigan State’s double-digit victory over Penn State. The Spartans built a big lead early and dominated at times in the paint in their 71-56 win on Sunday. From Izzo’s standpoint, that’s all they did well and ...

Tigers run past Millersburg

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COCOLAMUS — As the final seconds of the first half ticked, East Juniata struggled to keep possession of the basketball as it tipped from the hands of a Millersburg defender and back to East Juniata’s Thea Neimond. Just a second later, Carly Beaver knocked down a shot she heaved up as the ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

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MOUNT UNION — An offensive surge in the second half carried Mount Union past Williamsburg 44-38 in an Inter-County Conference girls basketball game Friday. “The girls were able to come out as a team tonight for a strong team effort against the Lady Pirates,” Trojans coach Alix Sellers ...

Johnson’s career at PSU may be over

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UNIVERSITY PARK — Receiver Juwan Johnson, coming off a disappointing junior season for Penn State, may have played his final game in a Nittany Lion uniform. No, Johnson isn’t declaring for the NFL draft a year early, but he is looking at transferring to play his final college season ...

Injury-plagued Huskies lose

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LEWISTOWN — An injury depleted Mifflin County girls basketball team couldn’t overcome cold shooting in the middle quarters, falling 55-43 to Central Dauphin East in a Mid-Penn Commonwealth game on Friday. The Huskies, playing without injured starters Hannah Aumiller and Emma Yeager, had to ...

Nittany Lions extend win streak to 50

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EVANSTON, Ill. — No. 1 Penn State opened up Big Ten dual meet action with a convincing win at No. 11 Northwestern Friday night. The Nittany Lions, under the direction of veteran coach Cael Sanderson, rolled to a 33-8 victory for their 50th straight dual meet win. Senior Jason Nolf hit the ...

Huskies rack up 8 first place finishes

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LEWISTOWN — The Mifflin County swim team finished with eight first place finishes Thursday night in its match up against a well seasoned Central Mountain team. However, the Rams defeated the Huskies in both boys and girls action. The girls battled Central Dauphin but came up short, ...

Scoring drought dooms Indians in loss

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MIFFLINTOWN— Out of the gates, Juniata seemed poised for an upset over a Halifax team that entered the game undefeated in Tri-Valley League play. Both teams exchanged buckets in the first half, but a scoring run in the final minutes of the half, followed by a cold spell by the Indians to ...