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MCALISTERVILLE — The duo of Anna Taylor and Emily Moyer led the way for Juniata Mennonite in its 7-0 victory over Columbia County Christian in an Allegheny Christian Athletic Association girls soccer game on Friday. “We had a little bit of a slow start,” Lions coach Todd Taylor said. ...

Red flag, rain storm force early stop at the Grove

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MECHANICSBURG — A rogue rain shower hit Williams Grove Speedway and postponed the sprint car features Friday night. The 30-lap, $5,077 to win Al Hamilton Tribute Race and Dirt Classic Qualifier began with Greg Hodnett grabbing the lead over Lucas Wolfe. Lance Dewease took second from Wolfe ...

Penn State prepared to face fast-paced Kent State

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STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State practiced at a rapid clip this week to prepare for what could be the fastest offense the Lions defend against all season. There’s plenty of evidence on tape about how Kent State will attack the No. 11 Nittany Lions (2-0) when they visit Beaver Stadium ...

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LEWISBURG — After a first half which East Juniata coach Valeria Dressler called “tough (and) slow,” the Tigers defeated Lewisburg, 2-1, in thrilling non-league girls soccer, Thursday afternoon. Lewisburg struck for the game’s first goal in the 47th minute before Clayre Guyer tied the ...

Defensive play not enough for Huskies

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STATE COLLEGE — Mifflin County field hockey coach Courtney Kanagy knew her young, inexperienced squad would suffer some growing pains in the beginning of the season. With only five starters back, the Huskies are getting better each time out, but still have to learn how to play a complete ...

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SUNBURY — Alyssa Keister scored both of Midd-West’s goals in a 2-1 win over Shamokin in Heartland Conference girls soccer Wednesday evening. Keister scored the game’s first goal in the 16th minute and scored the game-winning goal in the opening minutes of the second half. The Mustangs ...

Change is in the air for area football programs

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LEWISTOWN — If there is one word to describe the current high school football season for our area teams that word would be change. Three new coaches and a new program debuted last month when Scot Sechler lost the interim tag at Mifflin County, Jamie Brumbaugh took over at Mount Union and ...

Menet, o-line progresses, but there’s work to be done

Penn State

UNIVERSITY PARK — Michal Menet seemingly had everything working against him coming into the season. He was asked to switch positions with Connor McGovern from right guard to center, and when put in game situations he saw a lot of atypical defensive packages from both Appalachian State and ...