Sports

Kieger named 6th PSU women’s basketball coach

Penn State

UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State and Vice President of Athletics Sandy Barbour have selected Carolyn Kieger as the sixth coach of the women’s basketball program. Kieger, a 2019 Naismith Women’s Coach of the Year Award semifinalist, guided Marquette University to the top of the Big East ...

Now is the time to scout as often as possible

Outdoors

Up until now most preseason turkey scouting has served more as a cure for cabin fever than knowing where gobblers will be and what they will be doing when the Youth Turkey Hunt sponsored by the Pennsylvania Game Commission is held, Saturday, April 20, and the statewide season begins a week ...

Hunting knowledge, at the press of a button

Outdoors

It’s tough for me to explain to people why I write. Why I feel the need, the calling to share hunting and fishing stories with others. It often comes as a belief that with each story comes a learning experience to gleaned from its depths. Those learning experiences undoubtedly make us better ...

Quick start pushes Huskies

Local Sports

LEWISTOWN — Mifflin County softball came out of the gates swinging to the tune of three runs in the first inning. The Huskies’ bats then joined the outside conditions and cooled down some. The three runs would have been enough, but they did find some more offensive success to hold off ...

Scholastic sports

Local Sports

MILLERSTOWN — Greenwood offered a reminder why it’s the team to beat for the Tri-Valley League track and field championship, knocking down East Juniata in a league meet Tuesday with the boys winning 124-26 and the girls 114-36. For the boys, Greenwood took first place 15 of the 18 total ...

Zerby lifts Mustangs with double

Local Sports

MIDDLEBURG — Caroline Zerby hit a walk-off, two-run double to give Midd-West a 7-6 victory over Lewisburg in a seesaw Heartland Conference Division II softball contest on Tuesday afternoon. In a game with four lead changes, Kaitlynn Erb got the rally going for the Mustangs after getting hit ...

Wildcats unable to slow down Huskies

Local Sports

LEWISTOWN — It’s no secret the Mifflin County softball team can hit, and it has shown as much in the first two weeks of the season. The Huskies’ bats again made all the difference in a 9-4 win over Central Mountain in nonleague softball Monday afternoon. Not one of the Huskies’ ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

Local Sports

ALEXANDRIA — Kadyn Crisswell led Mount Union’s offensive charge as the Trojans bested Juniata Valley in Inter-County Conference softball Monday afternoon. Crisswell doubled for the Trojans’ lone extra-base hit as part of a 3-for-5 day at the plate. She also drove in a run. Mount Union ...

Nickal wins Hodge Trophy

Penn State

UNIVERSITY PARK — Bo Nickal has been a show-stopper for the Penn State wrestling team ever since he first stepped on the mat in a blue and white singlet on Nov. 13, 2015. In that match he rolled up a 21-6 technical fall in front of a sold-out Rec Hall. Over the next four years, he ...

Taylor ends drought, wins Late Model

Local Sports

PORT ROYAL — Ryan Taylor is no stranger to winning at the Port Royal Speedway. With five career wins heading into the weekend at ‘The Speed Palace,” Taylor knows his way to victory lane on the front stretch. However, he hadn’t been to victory lane at the track since capturing the ...