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Neimond takes record in Tigers’ title win

Local Sports

ELIZABETHVILLE — Although it took East Juniata some time to start cashing in, eventually a third straight Tri-Valley League postseason championship belonged to a group that already has hoisted several pieces of hardware. And Thursday night generated even more lasting memories for Thea ...

Huskies break court loss streak

Local Sports

LEWISTOWN — What a way for the seniors to go out. Mifflin County got its first win of the season, defeated Juniata 3-0 in nonleague volleyball Thursday evening. “It’s nice, it’s good to see the girls come together as a team especially an important night for the seniors,” Huskies ...

Greenwood falls short in effort to repeat in TVL

Local Sports

ELIZABETHVILLE — Had Greenwood’s soccer-playing Wildcats had another five minutes or so to play — maybe less than that — perhaps the result would have different. Or, at the very least, they might still be playing and trying to determine a winner. Despite pushing and pushing for the ...

Scholastic sports

Local Sports

From staff reports MIFFLINTOWN — David Yoder scored twice as Belleville Mennonite’s magical season gained another milestone Thursday. In a 4-0 win over DuBois Christian in the Allegheny Christian Athletic Association boys soccer tournament, the Thunder advanced from playoff team to ...

Trapping furbearers may be making a comeback

Outdoors

Many moons ago, the woods of Pennsylvania were a completely different place. Rather than a place that drew a mostly recreational type crowd, much like today, these woods were full of people working hard to making a living. Abundantly filled with logging crews, hunting gangs, and miles upon ...

Former Lions’ coach leads Michigan offense

Penn State

UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State has a good idea what it will be getting Saturday from Michigan’s offense, which is led by former Nittany Lion assistant coach Josh Gattis. The Wolverines have had their share of struggles in Gattis’ first season as offensive coordinator, bringing criticism ...

Twist in yearslong effort to save North Dakota sage grouse

Outdoors

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Wildlife officials who have been transplanting sage grouse from Wyoming to North Dakota since 2017 have adjusted their tactics this summer to try to keep relocated birds from wandering back out of the state in search of better habitat. The fine-tuning of the nearly ...

Huskies miss opportunities in 3-1 loss

Local Sports

LEWISTOWN — Missed opportunities by Mifflin County led to its 3-1 loss to Altoona in Mid-Penn Conference Boys soccer action Tuesday. “Today’s loss was the frustration of all year coming out, it was another close game where we made critical mistakes at critical times,” Huskies coach ...