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Eagles soar early, past Huskies

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LEWISTOWN — Mifflin County could have folded early when it fell behind big in the first half. The Huskies turned the ball over seven times in the first quarter and a put-back dunk by Ben Drury had taken the air out of the building as Cumberland Valley built an 18-point advantage. With ...

East Juniata cruises past Midd-West

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MIDDLEBURG — The baskets came early and often for East Juniata Wednesday night as the team began the game on an impressive run on its way to a 45-24 victory over Midd-West. The East Juniata squad shot 50 percent in the opening half and started on an18-5 run, leading it to a 30-9 halftime ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

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MILTON — Josue Rodriguez scored 23 points, but it wasn’t enough for Midd-West in a 56-49 loss to Milton in Heartland Conference boys basketball Wednesday night. Rodriguez drained seven field goals and went 8-for-11 at the line. He also accounted for half of the Mustangs’ pair of ...

Northwoods Trails in Arkansas has strong opening

Outdoors

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — About a month after its grand opening, the Northwoods Trails have seen constant activity that’s not expected to slow down anytime soon, according to the trail coordinator. Traci Berry, trail coordinator for the Northwoods, said the steady visitation prompted the ...

New parents leading by fitness example

Outdoors

FAYETTEVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — On Oct. 27, Fayetteville residents Wendy and Brad Scott took to the waters of the Tennessee River to compete in the Chattajack 31, a paddling event that features 500 to 600 competitors annually. It was the Scotts’ second go at the competition — they competed ...

Wing shooting and migratory birds

Outdoors

If you’ve never felt the satisfaction of knocking a grouse out of the air with a shotgun while it darted seemingly effortlessly through the dense woods, or dropped a pheasant as it rose from the thick underbrush, you’re missing out. If you’ve never witnessed a flock of ducks or geese ...

Garza leads Iowa to exciting Big Ten win over Penn State

Penn State

UNIVERSITY PARK (AP) — With plenty of time left on the shot clock and his team nursing a slight lead late, Iowa guard Jordan Bohannon probably could’ve been more patient. His coach is glad he wasn’t. Bohannon stepped back with 36 seconds left and drained his fifth 3-pointer of the ...

Lions’ rally not enough

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MIFFLTINTOWN — Juniata Mennonite made a strong push late in the fourth quarter behind the performance of Trey Tusing but the comeback failed just short in its 56-50 loss to Walnut Street Christian in an Allegheny Christian Athletic Association boys basketball game Tuesday night. “We ...

JMS pushes past Warriors

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MIFFLINTOWN — It wasn’t pretty, but a wins a win as Juniata Mennonite held off a late charging Walnut Street Christian in its 20-19 victory in an Allegheny Christian Athletic Association girls basketball game Friday. “It was a win,” Lions coach Jim Tusing said. The Lions were up ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

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FLINTON — Mount Union was able to overcome less players scoring than players on the court at any given moment and a dismal third quarter performance to defeat Glendale, 37-24 in Inter-County Conference girls basketball Tuesday night. Karrigan Woodward and Keairra Worthy led the charge, ...