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Huskies find selves in hole too deep

Local Sports

LEWISTOWN — Mifflin County got itself into an early deficit and couldn’t get itself out, falling to Cedar Cliff, 7-3, in Mid-Penn Conference baseball Thursday afternoon. The Colts had a plan to be aggressive and swing hard at pitches, and that certainly worked in the first inning against ...

Ciccolini is best in US after Relays

Local Sports

PHILADELPHIA — A year ago, Skylar Ciccolini went to Philadelphia and came away fourth among javelin throwers at the Penn Relays. A couple days ago, she let go a school- and county-record throw that put her just a few inches shy of the top throw in the nation this year. All of that is ...

Juniata sputters at the plate

Local Sports

MIFFLINTOWN — Lack of offense and critical defensive lapses spoiled a solid pitching performance by Jamie Bailer as the Juniata baseball team dropped a 2-1 decision to Line Mountain in a Tri-Valley League contest on Thursday. Bailer gave up two runs, both unearned, on four hits with seven ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

Local Sports

CAMP HILL — Mifflin County got on the back — or in this case arm — of Hanna Kanagy in its 4-1 win over Cedar Cliff in a Mid-Penn Conference softball game Thursday. “I think it was a great win for us,” Huskies coach Jack McCurdy said. Kanagy went all seven innings for the Huskies ...

Giants pass on QB, take Penn State’s Barkley at No. 2

Penn State

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants passed on an heir apparent to two-time Super Bowl MVP Eli Manning and took a running back that many think is the best to come out of college in decade. The Giants selected Penn State’s Saquon Barkley with the second pick overall, a player ...

Mifflin County sweeps State College

Local Sports

LEWISTOWN — It was a banner day for Mifflin County baseball coach Bernie Howard. Not only did his team defeat State College for the second time in as many days, but with the 7-4 Mid-Penn Commonwealth victory over the Little Lions on Wednesday, the Huskies clinched a berth in the District 6 ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

Local Sports

MOUNT UNION — Mount Union used patience to its advantage Wednesday afternoon, sweeping a doubleheader against Glendale in Inter-County Conference baseball Wednesday afternoon. The Trojans won the first game, 18-1, before winning 26-0 in the second game. Both games went three innings due to ...

Barkley is likely an early pick

Penn State

DALLAS — Saquon Barkley will hear his name called early in the first round of tonight’s NFL draft — with the only question being how early. The Penn State star running back has been universally praised for his on-field skills and off-field maturity, and at one point there was talk of ...

When the heat is on, this trick may just bag a gobbler

Outdoors

Hopefully, for their own good as well as their sanity, serious turkey hunters come to the realization sooner rather than later that just about all the tricks will work when trying to bag a bird, but not all of them work all of the time. While all veteran hunters know that more often than not ...

Doe allocation unchanged in local WMU

Outdoors

HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners gave final approval to hunting and trapping seasons and bag limits for the 2018-19 license year. Commissioners allocated 838,000 antlerless licenses for 2018-19, an increase of 34,000 from last year. The commissioners also set the ...