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Mifflin County stuns Crickets in CPL

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BEECH CREEK — The more things change, the more they stay the same, at least in the Central Penn American Legion baseball league. In the recent past, the league championship went through Beech Creek and it appeared as though the 2018 affair would be the same. Mifflin County might have ...

15s open with big win against Altoona

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WILLIAMSPORT — The Mifflin County 15-year-old Babe Ruth squad brought its bats to Williamsport Friday morning, as the team belted in 14 runs on 16 hits in just four innings in a 14-1 mercy-rule victory over Altoona in the opening game of the Babe Ruth state tournament. Mifflin County — ...

13-year-olds facing a difficult bracket

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MCCANDLESS — After the first inning on Friday morning, it looked like the game between Broomall-Newtown and Mifflin County might be a close affair. Neither team scored in the first inning, but after that it was all Broomall-Newtown as it cruised to a 6-0 victory. Mifflin County finished ...

Mount Union leads softball state team

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Ten local softball players — two from Mifflin County, seven from Mount Union and one from Midd-West — were recently named to the 2018 Pennsylvania Softball Coaches Association all-state team. Seniors Hanna Kanagy and Eleana Eckley were picked from Mifflin County. Kanagy was a force to ...

Rahmer wins at the Grove

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MECHANICSBURG — Freddie Rahmer has been getting faster and more confident in his sprint car over the last few weeks. That showed Friday night as the defending track champion took the lead from Greg Hodnett and went on to score the $4,000 win — his first of the season at Williams Grove ...

Spikes even score then fall to Vermont

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STATE COLLEGE — The State College Spikes battled back from a 3-0 deficit to tie the game, but Aaron Arruda’s double in the ninth inning gave the Vermont Lake Monsters a 4-3 victory on Friday night at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. The Spikes (11-16) took advantage of Vermont (14-13) ...

Decision delayed

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NEW BERLIN — It took two late-inning rallies to close the gap but it wasn’t enough to seal the deal as Juniata County and Mifflinburg were stopped in a 6-6 tie after eight innings of play during the Little League Junior District 13 baseball championship game Thursday. The suspended game ...

Post 287 wins, advances in Central Penn

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LEWISTOWN — The Mifflin County American legion baseball team suffered through loads of adversity during the regular season. From lack of depth to injuries, the one thing all the struggles cultivated in the squad was a determined, never-say-die attitude. At no time was that Pitbull-like ...

13s rebound in state win

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MCCANDLESS — Things looked pretty desperate for the Mifflin County 13-year-old All-Stars after two innings on Thursday afternoon. Trailing Keystone 5-0 and facing Broomall-Newtown, the top team in the pool, on Friday, it looked like Mifflin County could go 0-3 in pool play and then have to ...

15s face Altoona in opener

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WILLIAMSPORT — Mifflin County will face a familar foe as it opens the Pennsylvania Babe Ruth 15-year-old tournament on Friday. For the third straight time, Mifflin County will take on Altoona. Mifflin County beat Altoona twice in the District 8 tournament, 11-1 and 10-2. The 10-2 win came ...