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Fleisher lifts Wildcats to victory

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MILLERSTOWN — After weeks of cancellations and postponements, Greenwood and East Juniata finally got an opportunity to get on the field and play softball. The Wildcats made the most of it with a 12-0 victory in five innings over the Tigers in a Tri-Valley League game on ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

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LEWISTOWN — Mifflin County had a pair of scares in doubles, but managed to win the tiebreakers and defeat Cedar Cliff, 5-0, in Mid-Penn tennis. Ian Herbertson and Connor Ughetto won the third set, 10-3 in No.1 doubles while Gavin Ream and Owen Shawver won their third set, 10-7 in No. 2 ...

Plenty to consider when buying custom call

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I inherited my grandfather’s love for making turkey calls. Anyone who knows me knows that it’s a passion in my life deep rooted in both tradition and legacy. So as we move forward in a society that shifts it course from buying products from large box stores such as Bass Pro Shops, ...

Bluebird nest boxes help connect with nature, wildlife

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HARRISBURG — It’s time to say goodbye to winter and hello to spring. The Pennsylvania Game Commission’s Howard Nursery wants to help you spring into the season and connect with wildlife in your backyard. Bluebird nesting boxes built by staff at Howard Nursery are available for sale at ...

Lorenz finds continued success at E-town

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ELIZABETHTOWN — During his impressive career at East Juniata, Nick Lorenz was always consistent. He led his team, regardless of sport, and won every postseason award. Whether on the soccer field, where the Tigers made it to the PIAA’s final four; the basketball court, where his team ...

Indian duo make TVL star roster

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MIFFLINTOWN — Juniata standouts Tyler Feltman and Tyler Wileman made the Tri-Valley League wrestling all-star team for the 2017-18 season. Feltman (138) went 34-16 and made it to the PIAA Class 2A tournament, while Wileman (152) finished 40-11, placing fourth at states. “The success ...

Dewease takes Port’s season opener

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PORT ROYAL — Lance Dewease, of Fayetteville, scored the 2018 season opener for 410 sprint cars at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday night, taking the lead from Jason Shultz to record the $4,000 victory — the 107th of his career at the Juniata County oval. Jeff Rine of Danville proved ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

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MIFFLINTOWN — A Maci Kreider home run put Juniata in position to win its softball home opener Saturday. A big Montoursville comeback in the top of the seventh ruined that. The visiting Warriors won the non-league game 9-4 after leading most of the contest. Montoursville and Juniata each ...

Program strives to meet goals

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LEWISTOWN — When entrepreneur and Belleville Mennonite boys basketball coach John Pannizzo became president of American Legion Baseball in Mifflin County, he had three primary goals for the organization — promote the history of Legion baseball, provide value to the community and make the ...

Taylor rolls to victory at Grove

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MECHANICSBURG — Ryan Taylor started second and was never challenged scoring a dominating win in the 25-lap sprint car feature at Williams Grove Speedway Friday night. “In the beginning of the night, I felt terrible,” Taylor said. “But, my guys really, really worked hard and I have to ...