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ALTOONA — Zach Hemond and Max Lauver teamed up to put Juniata in the District 6 Class 2A doubles final. The first three rounds of the tennis tournament played Tuesday gave the duo — normally the top singles players from the school — a chance to compete for a state berth when the event ...

Halifax offense is too much for Tigers

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COCOLAMUS — It was an off night for the East Juniata bats Monday as the Tigers fell victim to a potent Halifax offense, falling 12-0 in their Tri-Valley League baseball game. Despite hitting the ball hard, the Tigers were only able to get three hits to fall in the contest. Picking up hits ...

Shields has two HRs in victory

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MOUNT UNION — Mount Union’s McKenna Shields had a tremendous night at the plate as she went 3-for-4 with two home runs and 4 RBIs as the Trojans beat McConnellsburg 13-7 in a nonleague softball game Monday. “She was seeing the ball well today and almost put three out,” Mount Union ...

Wagner wins

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PORT ROYAL — Logan Wagner has been fast all season at Port Royal Speedway, but hasn’t started close enough to the front to contend for feature wins. That changed Saturday night as Wagner started on the pole, traded sliders with his dad, Mike, in the early laps and then went on to win his ...

Hidlay qualifies for world trials

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LAS VEGAS — North Carolina State freshman Trent Hidlay claimed top honors at 86 kg (190 pounds) at the UWW Junior Freestyles this weekend in Las Vegas. Hidlay, redshirted this past season at NC State, went 24-2 and won five tournaments while splitting time between 174 and 184 ...

Milroy tops Beaver Springs, continues to surprise

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MILROY — Milroy has been the surprise team of the young Mifflin County Babe Ruth season and on Sunday it shocked one of the preseason favorites, Beaver Springs, with a 4-0 win. Ian Hartzler tossed the shutout at the Springs with a one hitter. The 15-year-old struck out five and walked only ...

Ravens take McSorley on last day

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NASHVILLE — All Trace McSorley wanted was a chance, and the Baltimore Ravens gave him one Saturday by selecting him in the sixth round of the NFL draft. “Incredibly blessed to be a Raven! Can’t wait to get to work,” McSorley tweeted. McSorley was one of four Penn State players ...

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HALIFAX — Behind a solid pitching effort from Raya Kunes and a 4-for-4 game at the plate by designated hitter Lexi Walter, Midd-West captured third place in a softball tournament at Halifax Saturday. Kunes struck out seven and helped her own cause with one of two home runs in the opener, ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

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PHILADELPHIA — Mifflin County has been well represented at the Penn Relays and Friday was no different. The distance medley relay team of Chayce Macknair, Josiah Yearick, Seth Phillips and Brayden Harris placed 15th in 10 minutes, 39.56 seconds in the Championship of America Race. After ...

Sanders drafted by Eagles in 2nd round

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Miles Sanders played his high school ball in Pittsburgh at Woodland Hills, in college at Penn State and will remain in the Keystone State in the NFL with the Philadelphia Eagles. Sanders was the first Penn State player selected in this year’s NFL draft, as the running back went to the ...