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ELLIOTSBURG — Greenwood finished first in seven events and beat out five other schools to take first as a team at the Mustang Invitational at West Perry on Saturday. The Wildcats finished with 145 total points to beat Dover (138), Hollidaysburg (97), Boiling Springs (73), West Perry (53) and ...

Franek begins title defense with opening day win

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SELINSGROVE — Defending 360 sprint car champion Davie Franek, 31, of Wantage, N.J., drove to a convincing victory in Saturday night’s #WideOpen2018 25-lap season opener at Selinsgrove Speedway at the wheel of the family-owned Franek Auto Sales No. 28F. The $2,000 win was the 15th of ...

Gearhart, Trojans sink Blue Pirates

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MOUNT UNION — Mount Union rode the arm of Sarah Gearhart to its fifth straight softball victory with a 10-0 thrashing of Williamsburg in an Inter-County Conference game on Friday afternoon. The game was called in the fifth inning thanks to the 10-run rule. The Trojans improved their record ...

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MIFFLINTOWN — Juniata was looking to make a comeback late in the game but fell just short in its loss to Bald Eagle Area in a nonleague softball game Friday. The Indians were down 10-5 heading into the bottom of the seventh inning when they rallied four runs in the frame to cut the lead to ...

Dewease comes on for victory

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MECHANICSBURG — Lance Dewease came from the 13th starting spot to win the Tommy Hinnershitz Memorial for sprint cars Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway. For Dewease, of Fayetteville, his 88th career Grove win was worth $5,000 and came against Tony Stewart’s All Star Circuit of ...

No waiting around

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MIFFLINTOWN — Patience may be a virtue, but neither Juniata or East Juniata had much of it Thursday. Fortunately for the Indians, they had a bit more and came away with a 13-3 win over their cross-county foe Tigers in Tri-Valley League softball. The game was called after six innings due to ...

Tigers’ offense roars past Juniata

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COCOLAMUS — Big offense at the plate and a strong performance on the mound by Jon Nace carried East Juniata over its cross county rival Juniata, 17-5 in five innings Thursday in a Tri-Valley League baseball game. “Pretty good, we hit the ball well,” Tigers coach Justin Martin said of ...

Matthews’ mound effort buoys Huskies

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LEWISTOWN — A strong pitching performance by Isaac Matthews and the hot bat of Jared King led Mifflin County to the 9-3 Mid-Penn Commonwealth victory over Central Dauphin on Thursday. King went 3-for-3 with four RBIs, while Matthews pitched a complete game for the victory. The Husky junior ...

Mifflin County track squads earn splits

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LEWISTOWN — After a hard fought battle on the track against State College earlier in the week, the Mifflin County track teams faced another strong opponent Thursday in Carlisle. The Huskies played host to two opponents as the took on the Bison and Harrisburg High School. It was a night of ...

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MILLERSTOWN — Greenwood took both boys and girls track and field meets over Camp Hill with the boys winning 94-56 and the girls 115-35 Thursday. The Wildcats won 14 of 18 events on the boys side with Tyus Yeingst winning the high jump, 100- and 200-meter dash events. For the girls ...