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Huskies dominate home court

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LEWISTOWN — The Mifflin County girls basketball team dominated the boards and put on a nice display of shut-down defense to roll to the 55-27 Mid-Penn Commonwealth victory over Carlisle on Friday. The Huskies won the glass by a commanding 34-15 margin along with forcing the Thundering Herd ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

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MILLERSTOWN — Greenwood’s Kenedy Stroup and Alli Walton alone outscored Line Mountain in the Wildcats’ 61-40 win over Line Mountain in Tri-Valley League girls basketball Friday night. Stroup scored a game-high 23 points while Walton scored 20, respectively. “Our girls controlled the ...

Mifflin County wiped out by Trinity

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BURNHAM — The Mifflin County swim team welcomed a well seasoned Trinity team Thursday at the Juniata Valley YMCA. Though the Huskies battled throughout, they fell in both boys and girls action. The girls fell 108-62 while the boys lost 123-30. On the girls end, the Huskies placed second ...

Zevan’s bold decision guides Mustangs

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MIDDLEBURG — The major decision staring Midd-West’s Ethan Zevan in the face was nice, but he wanted more. The Mustangs were trailing Montoursville by a point Thursday night when the junior 126-pounder thought a big move could help spark his team. So he went back to a move he hit in the ...

Greenwood rolls past East Juniata

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MILLERSTOWN — It is fitting last night was the third day of the year, as the Greenwood drained 10 3-pointers, and converted a pair of conventional 3-point plays in their 68-28 shellacking of East Juniata. Senior Andy Loy drained three of those trifectas and added both And-1 plays for a ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

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ALTOONA — Mifflin County rallied to win seven of its last eight bouts to defeat Altoona, 52-18, in nonleague wrestling Thursday night. Trey Shoemaker (145 pounds) got things started with a fall before the Huskies rallied for six straight wins. Blaine Davis (285) ended things on a winning ...

PSU’s Sanders declares for NFL Draft

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UNIVERSITY PARK — Miles Sanders waited his turn, sitting behind Saquon Barkley for two years, and all it took was one season of being Penn State’s starting tailback for Sanders to convince himself and others that he’s ready for the NFL. Sanders did as widely expected Thursday, ...

Penn State no match for No. 2 Michigan

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ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Iggy Brazdeikis had 16 points and 11 rebounds, and No. 2 Michigan returned to Big Ten play with a 68-55 victory over Penn State on Thursday night. The unbeaten Wolverines (14-0, 3-0) weren’t always that dominant while playing lesser competition in December, and the ...

Juniata gets past Midd-West

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Editor's note: The photo caption accompanying this story has been updated to correct player identifications. MIFFLINTOWN — It’s often not about how one starts, but how one finishes. For Juniata it happened to be a case of both. The Indians put together their best scoring performances in ...

Penn State has busy day after bowl

Penn State

UNIVERSITY PARK — A slew of Penn State moves occurred Wednesday, the day after the Nittany Lions ended their season with a loss to Kentucky in the Citrus Bowl. Junior offensive linemen Ryan Bates and Connor McGovern announced they were forgoing their final year of eligibility to declare for ...