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Huskies continue to struggle

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LEWISTOWN — The Mifflin County boys basketball team hung with Central Dauphin for one quarter before the bottom dropped out. The Huskies, once again plagued by poor shooting and costly turnover, let the game get away from them in a 73-30 Mid-Penn Commonwealth loss to the Rams Tuesday ...

Indians take care of business

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MIFFLINTOWN — Despite struggles with turnovers in a rough first half, Juniata rebounded nicely in the third quarter to come back and pulled away from for a 55-35 win over Line Mountain in a Tri-Valley League girls basketball game Tuesday night. “The story of the game is the third quarter ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

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MILLERSBURG — Kenedy Stroup paced Greenwood in its 51-22 win over Millersburg in Tri-Valley League girls basketball Tuesday night. Stroup scored a game-high 20 points and she was one of two Wildcats — along with Alli Crockett — to drain seven free throws. The Wildcats took 42 shots ...

Things remain similar for PSU heading into conference matches

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UNIVERSITY PARK — It’s interesting how similar the perspectives of a fifth-year senior and a redshirt freshman can be on the Penn State wrestling team. Senior 197-pounder Bo Nickal and freshman 149-pounder Brady Berge revealed those similarities in separate interviews Tuesday in the ...

Indians hold off Tigers’ late game charge

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MIFFLINTOWN — In the first half the Indians were red hot. So hot in fact, that East Juniata coach Steve Smith was confident that the Indians would eventually cool off. The Indians’ offensive onslaught from behind the arc eventually did cease, but a fantastic first half in which Juniata ...

Trio lifts Greenwood to road win

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MIDDLEBURG — The Greenwood girls basketball team staked itself to an early lead Monday night and never looked back as the Wildcats earned a 43-24 victory at Midd-West. The nonleague win improves the Wildcats overall record to 8-2. “We knew what kind of game we were getting into ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

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BELLEFONTE— East Juniata’s Alyssa Hibbs and Carly Beaver combined for 25 points and the Tigers took down Bald Eagle Area, 44-26, in nonleague girls basketball Monday night. The pair drained a combined 12 field goals. The Tigers also played strong defense throughout the contest, holding ...

Trio of Indians successful on home mats

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MIFFLINTOWN — With only seven kids currently in the varsity lineup, Juniata wrestling coach Mike Robinson has a pragmatic approach to the dual meet season. He knows winning a bunch of dual meets isn’t in the cards with his low numbers. The goal is to wrestle hard and get his guys ready ...

Mifflin County sets the record straight

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UNIVERSITY PARK — In indoor track and field competition on of the biggest meets of the year is the Kevin Dare Invitational held at the hallowed grounds of the Horace Ashonfelter Indoor Track Complex. The best from all over the state congregate to Penn State each year to measure their ...

Wildcats take advantage of home court

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Millerstown — The Greenwood gym was not a friendly venue for Juniata County boys basketball teams last week as the Wildcats dispatched the Indians, 51-37 in Tri-Valley League boys basketball Saturday. The win came two days after the Wildcats crushed East Juniata on the same court. Senior ...