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Academy ensures future of conservation lives on in youth

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Teddy Roosevelt once said, “I recognize the right and duty of this generation to develop and use the natural resources of our land; but I do not recognize the right to waste them, or to rob, by wasteful use, the generations that come after us.” In Pennsylvania, high school students are ...

Commisioners set to OK hunting seasons

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HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners is scheduled to meet April 23 and 24 at the agency’s Harrisburg headquarters, where proposed hunting and trapping seasons for 2018-19 are expected to be approved. Both meetings begin at 8:30 a.m., with doors opening at 7:45 ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

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MOUNT UNION — In the lone game played in the area Tuesday, Mount Union overcame the snow and Claysburg-Kimmel, defeating the Bulldogs 9-3 in an Inter-County Conference softball game. Sarah Gearhart did her job for the homestanding Trojans, throwing the win and helping the offense with a ...

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PHILIPSBURG — Mount Union boys had a dominant day in the field, winning three of the four events that were safe to run and were awarded points for the three events that were ruled unsafe. The Trojans won, 80-70 while the girls fell 102-47. Both teams were awarded nine points in the pole ...

Dewease wins Keith Kauffman Classic

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PORT ROYAL — On the night honoring Port Royal Speedway’s most prolific Sprint car winner, the man second on that list added to his own legacy. Lance Dewease’s 108th career Sprint car win at Port Royal came in the third annual Keith Kauffman Classic earning him $5,000 and his fifth ...

Tomahawks defeat Hitmen in GEFA heavyweight contest

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LEWISTOWN — It was a day ready-made for football. Awesome weather, an enthusiastic crowd and two undefeated teams squaring off in a premier Great Eastern Football Association (GEFA) battle. Mifflin County — first place in the Mountain Division — took the field against Cumberland Valley ...

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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 ...