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WINGATE — Ben Lauver scored 27 points and Bryce Leonard 17 as Juniata put away Bald Eagle Area 60-37 in a nonleague boys basketball game Tuesday. The Indians were bolstered by large scoring gaps in their favor in three of the four quarters. Lauver’s game-leading score included a perfect ...

Mifflin County loses at home

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BURNHAM — It was a heartbreaker and a program booster all rolled up into one swim meet for the Mifflin County girls swim team Tuesday night when they took on Carlisle at the Juniata Valley YMCA. For most of the night, the Huskies and the Thundering Herd went back and forth with the ...

Indians pull away in 2nd half

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COCOLAMUS — East Juniata kept it interesting through the middle part of its boys basketball game against Juniata Monday, but had a tough time shutting down Ben Lauver and Indians after pulling within two points in both the second and third quarters. The difference was that Juniata continued ...

Scholastic sports

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MIFFLINTOWN —Juniata’s Josie Swartz and Olivia Clark paired up to score 28 points as the Indians defeated Greenwood, 47-38, in Tri-Valley League girls basketball Monday night. Swartz made seven field goals including the Indians’ lone 3-pointer to finish with a game-high 16 points. Clark ...

Football to continue at Midd-West

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BEAVER SPRINGS — The Midd-West School District Board of Directors voted 8-1 Monday in favor of a compromise funding plan that will keep football alive in the district. The football boosters will share cost with district and Midd-West remains in the running for funds from NFL grant ...

PSU easily defeats Maryland

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COLLEGE PARK, Md. — It may be mid-January, but the Penn State wrestling team looked like it was in mid-March form this weekend. The Nittany Lions completed a weekend sweep of dual meets Sunday as they blitzed Maryland, 47-3, at Xfinity Center in College Park, Maryland. Penn State won nine ...

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OXFORD — Juniata had four wrestlers place sixth or better and Juniata finished 14th as a team at the New Oxford Wrestling Inviational over the weekend. Tyler Feltman had the highest finish for the Indians, placing second in the 138 pound bracket. Feltman fell to Gettysburg’s Joseph ...

Lions’ late resurgence not enough in loss to Michigan

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ANN ARBOR, Mich. – A valiant effort by No. 12 Penn State came up a bit short as No. 20 Michigan held on for a 3-2 victory in Big Ten Conference action Saturday evening to close out the season series from Red Berenson Rink at Yost Ice Arena. The Nittany Lions fall to 13-10-3 on the year and ...

Huskies pull away from Lions

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LEWISTOWN — Mifflin County battled adversity through three quarters, struggling to run its offense and keep State College’s Maya Bokunewicz in check. The Huskies used a dominant fourth quarter in which Mifflin County overcame a seven-point deficit, thanks in large part to Hannah Aumiller ...

Indians have tough time against ’Cats

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MILLERSTOWN — Greenwood took advantage of Juniata’s offensive struggles thanks to an aggressive defense powering its way to a 49-40 Tri-Valley League boys basketball win Friday night. “Its the first time all year we put 32 minutes together. I think we looked like a basketball team ...