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Huskies face another tough first half

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LEWISTOWN — The Mifflin County football team hasn’t been able to put a complete game together this season. The Huskies play competitive football in the second half of games, but the first half is a much different story. The same scenario played itself out Friday evening at Mitchell ...

Titan defense handles Mount Union

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MOUNT UNION — Tussey Mountain’s defense made a major impact on their Inter-County Conference game againt Mount Union on Friday night. The Titans jumped on the Trojans for 23 unanswered points in the first half and then backed it up in the second half with 22 more while holding the Trojans ...

Susquenita powers by Juniata

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MIFFLINTOWN — On Friday night, Juniata found itself stuck in the middle, both in its game against Susquenita and in its season. The Blackhawks used a power running attack to wear down the center of the Indians’ defense in a 28-14 victory for Susquenita, which put Juniata squarely in the ...

PSU defense needs to reverse trend

Penn State

Through the last couple of seasons, during its rise from the post-sanctions era and establishment of James Franklin’s tenure to Big Ten champion and annual league contender, it’s become apparent that Penn State’s success is largely tied to having to score 40 points in order to ...

Rahmer wins Night Before the 50

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PORT ROYAL — Freddie Rahmer held off Tim Shaffer for the Night Before the 50 sprint car feature win Friday night at Port Royal Speedway. His third career All Star Circuit of Champions win — and first career at Port Royal — was worth $5,000. Drama for the sprint car track championship ...

Rivalry or no, stakes high for No. 13 Penn State

Penn State

PITTSBURGH (AP) — It took Pat Narduzzi three years to finally embrace the obvious. No more hiding behind coachspeak. No more cliches about treating all 12 of Pittsburgh’s opponents the same. It just doesn’t work that way when it comes to the Panthers and No. 13 Penn State. “Anybody ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

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COVE — The trio of Thea Neimond, Hailey Swartz and Leah Sankey led the way for East Juniata in its 10-0 win over Susquenita in a Tri-Valley League girls soccer game Thursday. “They worked well together for their second game and we’re utilitzing what we teach them at practice,” Tigers ...

PSU’s Hamler leaves no doubt about his health

Penn State

UNIVERSITY PARK — It was a story that needed more than a year to start unfolding, but when it did, Penn State wide receiver K.J. Hamler made every bit of it count in just the first chapter. After redshirting his freshman year to heal from a leg injury he suffered in high school, Hamler ...

Carter’s hat-trick lifts Mifflin County

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LEWISTOWN — The Mifflin County boys’ soccer team opened the Mid-Penn Commonwealth season with a victory, its first of the year, getting a 3-0 win over Harrisburg on a hot, sweltering Wednesday afternoon. Reese Carter — who also kicks for the football team— scored the hat trick to move ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

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DUNCANNON — Tad Shellenberger had a pair of goals and assisted on another in Juniata’s 5-0 Tri-Valley League boys soccer win over Susquenita Wednesday afternoon. Shellenberger scored the Indians’ second and third goals of the first half and assisted on Josh Whitsel’s goal in the ...