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Road to home offers no advantage

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MOUNT UNION — After a strange night in Mount Union Friday — one in which the Trojans found themselves playing as the visiting team on their home field due to a mold problem at Southern Huntingdon — Mount Union coach Jamie Brumbaugh stood on the field just after the game experiencing ...

Huskies’ offense halted on final drive

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DILLSBURG — Mifflin County football coach Scot Sechler knew that in order for his team to be successful against Northern York it would need to limit the big-play ability of one the most electrifying backfields in the Mid-Penn Colonial Division. The Huskies did just that in the first half, ...

Mustangs outgain Blue Devils in rout

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SHENANDOAH — Shenandoah Valley had few bright moments Friday in its non-league game against Midd-West. Only a few. The homestanding Blue Devils spend most of the game going backward on offense and didn’t have enough up front to stop the Mustangs on the offensive or defensive side of the ...

Juniata denied by Eagles in overtime

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MANDATA — Sitting outside the Juniata locker room at Glenn Ressler Field on Friday night, Juniata coach Gary Klingensmith was reliving another tough loss, this one in overtime. Yet he remained upbeat and positive about his team. The Indians had battled back and forth all night with Line ...

Scholastic sports

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MCALISTERVILLE — The duo of Anna Taylor and Emily Moyer led the way for Juniata Mennonite in its 7-0 victory over Columbia County Christian in an Allegheny Christian Athletic Association girls soccer game on Friday. “We had a little bit of a slow start,” Lions coach Todd Taylor said. ...

Red flag, rain storm force early stop at the Grove

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MECHANICSBURG — A rogue rain shower hit Williams Grove Speedway and postponed the sprint car features Friday night. The 30-lap, $5,077 to win Al Hamilton Tribute Race and Dirt Classic Qualifier began with Greg Hodnett grabbing the lead over Lucas Wolfe. Lance Dewease took second from Wolfe ...

Penn State prepared to face fast-paced Kent State

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STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State practiced at a rapid clip this week to prepare for what could be the fastest offense the Lions defend against all season. There’s plenty of evidence on tape about how Kent State will attack the No. 11 Nittany Lions (2-0) when they visit Beaver Stadium ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

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LEWISBURG — After a first half which East Juniata coach Valeria Dressler called “tough (and) slow,” the Tigers defeated Lewisburg, 2-1, in thrilling non-league girls soccer, Thursday afternoon. Lewisburg struck for the game’s first goal in the 47th minute before Clayre Guyer tied the ...