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Tigers run past Millersburg

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COCOLAMUS — As the final seconds of the first half ticked, East Juniata struggled to keep possession of the basketball as it tipped from the hands of a Millersburg defender and back to East Juniata’s Thea Neimond. Just a second later, Carly Beaver knocked down a shot she heaved up as the ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

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MOUNT UNION — An offensive surge in the second half carried Mount Union past Williamsburg 44-38 in an Inter-County Conference girls basketball game Friday. “The girls were able to come out as a team tonight for a strong team effort against the Lady Pirates,” Trojans coach Alix Sellers ...

Johnson’s career at PSU may be over

Penn State

UNIVERSITY PARK — Receiver Juwan Johnson, coming off a disappointing junior season for Penn State, may have played his final game in a Nittany Lion uniform. No, Johnson isn’t declaring for the NFL draft a year early, but he is looking at transferring to play his final college season ...

Injury-plagued Huskies lose

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LEWISTOWN — An injury depleted Mifflin County girls basketball team couldn’t overcome cold shooting in the middle quarters, falling 55-43 to Central Dauphin East in a Mid-Penn Commonwealth game on Friday. The Huskies, playing without injured starters Hannah Aumiller and Emma Yeager, had to ...

Nittany Lions extend win streak to 50

Penn State

EVANSTON, Ill. — No. 1 Penn State opened up Big Ten dual meet action with a convincing win at No. 11 Northwestern Friday night. The Nittany Lions, under the direction of veteran coach Cael Sanderson, rolled to a 33-8 victory for their 50th straight dual meet win. Senior Jason Nolf hit the ...

Huskies rack up 8 first place finishes

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LEWISTOWN — The Mifflin County swim team finished with eight first place finishes Thursday night in its match up against a well seasoned Central Mountain team. However, the Rams defeated the Huskies in both boys and girls action. The girls battled Central Dauphin but came up short, ...

Scoring drought dooms Indians in loss

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MIFFLINTOWN— Out of the gates, Juniata seemed poised for an upset over a Halifax team that entered the game undefeated in Tri-Valley League play. Both teams exchanged buckets in the first half, but a scoring run in the final minutes of the half, followed by a cold spell by the Indians to ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

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SUNBURY — Sharing the wealth was a key factor in Belleville Mennonite’s 30-20 girls basketball victory over Sunbury Christian Thursday evening. The Thunder had five different players score a basket while only allowing two Sunbury Christian players to score a point. Chloe Renno led the ...

Quite the catch: Penn State hires new receivers coach

Penn State

UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State hired a new wide receivers coach Thursday, while a former coach who held that position with the Nittany Lions took a lucrative job at Michigan. The new receivers coach is Gerad Parker, who once served as interim head coach at Purdue and most recently spent two ...

Roby leads Huskers past Nittany Lions

Penn State

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Isaiah Roby scored a career-high 22 points and made a couple big defensive plays late, and Nebraska beat Penn State 70-64 on Thursday night for its school-record 20th straight home win. The Cornhuskers (12-4, 2-3 Big Ten) bounced back from two straight road losses that ...