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Former Mustang leads by example

Local Sports

BEAVER FALLS — Winning has followed Midd-West graduate Cole Sauer throughout his soccer career and things have been no different at Geneva College. Sauer, who led Midd-West to four District 4 championship game appearances in a Mustangs uniform, played a pivotal role in guiding the Division ...

Suk: How to safely exercise at home

Sports Columns

With gyms and fitness centers temporarily closing their doors and more people staying home in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, many have found themselves looking to start a new workout routine at home. But without the access to trained professionals or ability to attend an in-person class, ...

Remy shining in utility role for Govs

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CLARKSVILLE, TN— On a team loaded with talented players, Mifflin County’s Max Remy put together a stellar high school career. Leaving Mifflin County with a .363 batting average in his final season, Remy became a target for many Division I schools, including VCU, Stony Brook and Middle ...

Franklin discusses Penn State’s future

Penn State

As the coronavirus casts a pall of uncertainty over the sports world, James Franklin is keeping an open mind on how the potential 2020 football season may take shape. “I’m a believer in science and listening to the experts,” he told a zoom call of Penn State reporters on Wednesday. ...

Community fishing a popular outlet in pandemic

Outdoors

CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — Tim Wirtz Jr. slowly spun the reel, tracking the retrieval of a plastic worm, when two shapes moved into his peripheral vision. The teen’s eyes gleamed as he peered through the crystal clear water at a pair of beefy rainbow trout cruising parallel to the ...

PA Game Commission set to reopen state shooting ranges

Outdoors

From staff reports HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Game Commission today announced that, on Friday, May 8, it will reopen to the public its Northwest and Northcentral Region Offices, and reopen shooting ranges on state game lands in counties to be upgraded to the yellow phase in the state’s ...

Bonson following in sister’s footsteps

Local Sports

LEWISTOWN — Success in the pool runs in the Bonson family, and after Sarah paved the way as the first Mifflin County High School swimmer to receive a Division I scholarship, it’s now Hannah’s turn to star in the water. Hannah Bonson plans to follow her sister’s path, as she will ...

Mount Union’s Ryan heading to Rider

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MOUNT UNION — The Ryan name has become synonymous with greatness on the mat at Mount Union High School and the latest Ryan brother may have left the biggest legacy. Keith and Kevin each won more than 100 matches and put together stellar final seasons, but Jake Ryan stands slightly above ...

Pennsylvania Little League cancels state playoffs

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From staff reports Following the cancellation of the Little League World Series and the American Legion World Series, the Pennsylvania Association of District Administrators has canceled all 2020 Pennsylvania section and state level tournaments for all divisions of Little League, according to ...

Souders to continue career at Pitt-Johnstown

Local Sports

LEWISTOWN — Brando Souders has had a ton of success in his playing career in the Mifflin County Babe Ruth League and was a standout in a Mifflin County Husky uniform. Souders took over as the starting center fielder early in the 2019 season and never looked back, becoming a clutch player ...