Sports

Much has happened since last PSU trip to Michigan

Penn State

UNIVERSITY PARK — It’s hard to believe it’s been only two years, given everything that’s happened in the meantime, but pretty much everything was different the last time Penn State visited Michigan. You remember that game, right? Unless you’ve simply chosen to erase it from your ...

Expert tabs eight go-to baits for fall bass fishing

Outdoors

HAMBURG — Outrageous. Bombastic. Competitive. Those adjectives — and many more — can and are used to describe professional bass angler and television personality Mike “Ike” Iaconelli. When he appeared at Cabela’s Hamburg to present a series of seminars on bass fishing, however, he ...

Arrive’s hat-trick not enough for Tigers

Local Sports

WILLIAMSPORT — East Juniata spent a good bit of time in front of Sullivan County’s goal. But the Tigers gave up two costly goals early in the game, and despite a successful comeback to tie Tuesday’s District 4 Class A first-round boys soccer game, the Northern Tier team advanced on a ...

Indians advance to District 6 title game

Local Sports

ALTOONA — Juniata’s boys soccer program has waited a long time to reach the District 6 championship game, but the Indians really only needed a five-minute span to dispatch Forest Hills in the Class 2A semifinal Monday night at Mansion Park. Tad Shellenberger scored four goals, Lawson ...

Tigers dominate second half

Local Sports

DANVILLE — For as much as East Juniata has dominated throughout its season, sometimes even the best teams find themselves in need of a spark. Millville, using a pack down defense in the first half, stopped multiple Tiger chances and held the district’s No. 1 seed in check. But, after ...

Mustangs roll past Defenders

Local Sports

SELINSGROVE — Chris Sauer may have been concerned about taking on a team for the third time this season, but Midd-West’s boys soccer coach was always worried whether his Mustangs still packed their crispness and pace. Turns out Sauer needn’t have been all that worried. All Midd-West ...

Baublitz, Harris capture district title

Local Sports

REEDSVILLE — Juniata’s Garrett Baublitz won his third gold medal in as many years and Mifflin County sophomore Brayden Harris captured his first title to headline the District 6 cross county championships on a wet, windy and cold Saturday at the Indian Valley Elementary School. The ...

Schatz rallies in Tuscarora 50

Local Sports

PORT ROYAL — Donny Schatz was very happy that Port Royal Speedway officials rescheduled the Tuscarora 50 to the World of Outlaws weekend. He was equally as happy that they used a Sunday afternoon rain date to get the prestigious sprint car race completed. Schatz took the lead on lap 32 and ...

Wildcats topple Bubblers in District 3 field hockey

Local Sports

HUMMELSTOWN — A cold rain and Greenwood kept Boiling Springs from bubbling over or even simmering during their District 3 Class A field hockey playoff game at Lower Dauphin Saturday. The Wildcats combined a pressing offense and a stifling defense to pop the Bubblers, 6-0. Paityn Wirth led ...

Greenwood boys ousted early in districts

Local Sports

ELLIOTTSBURG — Greenwood’s boys soccer team suffered its first loss of the season in the first round of the District 3 tournament as it fell to Lancaster Catholic, 4-0 on the turf of West Perry Saturday to end a previously perfect 19-0 season. “It would have been easier to take one on ...