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Huskies come alive in second half run

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COCOLAMUS — East Juniata can claim a moral victory after holding off Mifflin County until late in the first half of their nonleague field hockey game Monday. Mifflin County went on a roll after the break, scoring three times over a seven-minute span on the way to a 5-2 win over the ...

Early success doesn’t stand up for Eagles

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SHINDLE — They were in it to the very end. The Mifflin County Christian girls soccer team got off to a strong start, taking a 3-1 advantage into the intermission. Unfortunately for the Eagles, Northumberland Christian battled back with three goals in the second to win the contest, ...

Defense helps Tigers, but can’t beat Greenwood

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MILLERSTOWN — Defense is great, but you need goals to win. On Monday, a young but talented East Juniata squad played tough defense, but could not muster any offense and fell to Greenwood 2-0 in a Tri-Valley League boys soccer game. The Tigers reduced the Wildcats i shots (7) by half from ...

Little Lions toss Mifflin County

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STATE COLLEGE — Coming into Monday night’s meeting, these two Mid-Penn rivals both came off strong invitational performances. But the grisly veteran State College team easily dispatched the young and feisty team from Mifflin County. The Little Lions, who are running roughshod through ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

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LEWISTOWN — Due to poor weather conditions, Mifflin County took on Hollidaysburg in match play and fell, 5-1, in Mid-Penn golf Monday afternoon. Kolbi Knode was the lone winner for the Huskies, defeating Hollidaysburg’s Camden Auman. She has qualified for the District 6 championships, ...

Relentless attack pays off as Mifflin County girls win second

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LEWISTOWN — Mifflin County was in constant attack mode against Big Spring and it paid off in a form of a 1-0 victory in a nonleague girls soccer game on Saturday. “It was sloppy but we got the win,” Huskies coach Barrett Knepp said. “It wasn’t our best game by far — we’ve just ...

Scholastic sports

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HERSHEY — Garrett Baublitz was third overall in Class 2A varsity at the PIAA Foundation cross country meet Saturday. He recorded a 16:26 on the course, just a second off the silver medal time. Josh Lewis of North East won in 16:10. The meet is run on the Parkview course used for the state ...

Huskies hound Shippensburg in win

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LEWISTOWN — On Friday night, coach Scot Sechler and his Mifflin County Huskies had had enough of just being close. They wanted — maybe needed — a win in a season that has seen possible victory slip through the Huskies’ fingers more than once. This one didn’t get away. Mifflin ...

Juniata still seeks victory

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MIFFLINTOWN — One look at the box score and it’s tough to see that one play made all the difference, but that is the case in Williams Valley’s 37-12 win over Juniata in Tri-Valley League football Friday night. The Vikings had a great start and finish to the contest, but the ending may ...