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Esh secures first Sprint Car victory

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PORT ROYAL—Jared Esh has been so close to tasting victory at the Port Royal Speedway in Weikert’s Livestock 410 Sprint Car action. Just last week, Esh was leading the feature by a large amount when he nearly made contact with a lap car and allowed Dylan Cisney to close the gap. Motor issues ...

MC 13s top New Jersey in blowout

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ALTOONA—Going into Monday morning’s game with Mifflin County, Southern New Jersey (Marlton) was in control of pool play in the Babe Ruth 13-year-old Mid-Atlantic regionals in which both teams are participating. Marlton was undefeated and had only given up two runs in two games. Not any ...

Mifflin County splits first two

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ALTOONA — On Saturday afternoon, the Mifflin County Babe Ruth 13-year-old All-Stars wished they were back in Williamsport for the start of the District 8 tournament. Instead of cruising against Altoona as they did on that day, on Saturday, Mifflin County fell to, 10-7 at PNG Field, the home ...

Post 287 steamrolls to final four

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From staff reports LATROBE —In a game lasting just shy of an hour and a half, Milroy Post 287 rolled to a convincing 9-1 win, Saturday over Punxsutawney Post 62 at the Region 7 American Legion Tournament. Colby Bodtorf threw a complete game, five-hitter, allowing two walks while striking ...

Spikes win as offense comes alive

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STATE COLLEGE — Andrew Warner put a ball over the left-field fence — his fourth round-tripper in 11 games — a three-run shot that gave the State College Spikes three runs in each of the first two innings, lifting the Spikes to a 9-3 win over Williamsport on Monday in a SawBuck Series game ...

Spikes late rally seals the victory

State College Spikes

UNIVERSITY PARK – State College scored three runs in the bottom of the eighth to come out on top of Williamsport 5-2 in the middle game of a three-game set on a balmy Sunday evening at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. The Spikes (18-18) broke open the 2-2 deadlock when Terry Fuller and Pedro ...

Post 287 falls in region opener

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LATROBE — The top seed from Westmoreland County’s American Legion baseball league scored eight runs on six hits to defeat Mifflin County, 8-1, on the first day of the Region 7 tournament in Latrobe Friday. Post 287 staked the first lead of the contest, a run produced by an Ethan Eichhorn ...

Semifinal game took three days for mercy-rule win

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MILROY — The game took three days to finish but Mifflin County wouldn’t change a thing after the 13-year-olds advanced to the Babe Ruth state championship and clinched a regional berth with a 13-1 win in five innings over Franklin Township Thursday morning at Armagh Field. “It’s going ...

MC 13s are striking while iron is hot

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ALTOONA — It maybe hot here in Altoona today when the Mifflin County Babe Ruth 13-year-olds, the Pennsylvania state champions, start play in the Mid-Atlantic Regional. But, the heat has been on the Miffflin County team since it started District 8 play early in July. Although Mifflin ...