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Hidlay pins trio en route to semifinal

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CANONSBURG — The Mifflin County wrestling team tripled its pleasure at the Powerade Christmas Tournament, which began Friday at Canon-McMillan High School. The Huskies had three wrestlers advance to Saturday’s semifinals in the 52-team tournament, which is considered one of the top three ...

Hidlay repeats as Powerade champ

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Complete coverage of the tournament will appear in Tuesday's Sentinel. CANONSBURG — It wasn't the matchup Trent Hidlay had expected, but it didn't stop the Mifflin County senior from claiming a second title at the Powerade Christmas Tournament, which concluded Saturday at Canon-McMillan ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

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MILLVILLE — It’s been known since the season began that, sooner or later, Kelli Beiler would be leaving the Midd-West girls basketball team. Beiler, a Penn State recruit in soccer, reminded everyone that’s she’s pretty good at basketball, too, in her final game. Her 13 points against ...

McSorley leads Nittany Lions past Washington

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Complete coverage of the Fiesta Bowl will appear in Tuesday's Sentinel. GLENDALE, Ariz. — Trace McSorley gave a little smirk when told of his incredible day throwing the football on third down. "Yeah, that's pretty good," he said. No, not just pretty good. "(Going) 12-for-12 is pretty ...

Husky boys hold off Lewisburg, get first win of the season

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LEWISTOWN — It’s no secret that the Mifflin County High School boys basketball program has struggled the past few seasons. On Friday, it was a different story. The Huskies (1-7) used a strong outside attack, knocking down nine 3-pointers — including four each from Ryan Walker and Drew ...

Petersen outweighs his words with deeds

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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Friday morning’s final pre-Fiesta Bowl press conference with the coaches provided at least a slight glimpse into their personalities. While both offered mutual respect of the other’s program, it was easy to see that Washington’s Chris Petersen was content to allow ...

Penn State, Washington are a marquee matchup in Fiesta

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GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Penn State and Washington had national-title aspirations dashed with midseason losses. Both teams shook off those losses to reach the Fiesta Bowl, giving the big game in the desert another marquee match-up. Penn State’s yard-churning rushing offense against ...

Scuffle a chance to shine, and push Nittany Lions

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UNIVERSITY PARK — Since Penn State started competing at the Southern Scuffle during the 2010-11 season, the tournament has served as both a proving ground and a source of momentum for the Nittany Lions. During that same time frame, Penn State has won NCAA championships in six of the last ...

Rested development

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BURNHAM — The Mifflin County swim team came into Thursday afternoon’s swim meet fully recharged after a week off from competition. The rest seemed to bring out the best in the Huskies, as Mifflin County finished first in more than half of the Thursday’s events — claiming the top ...

Indians dominate Milton

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TURBOTVILLE — After a loss to eventual champion Warrior Run in the opening round of the Warrior Run Christmas Tournament, one-loss Juniata hoped to bounce back against a one-win Milton team. That is exactly what happened Thursday night, as the Indians used stout defense early on and ...