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Clement, Dressler named as All-Stars

Local Sports

COCOLAMUS — During the 2019-20 season, East Juniata earned a District 4 playoff spot and finished third in the Tri-Valley League West Division. Following the season, the Tigers’ Billy Dressler and Xavier Clement picked up TVL Second-Team honors for their outstanding play during league ...

Port Royal makes call on April races

Local Sports

From staff reports PORT ROYAL — After discussions with the various touring series that support us and in accordance with Governor Tom Wolf’s 30-day mandate extension regarding social distancing and the closing of non-essential businesses due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Port Royal ...

Four Wildcats get TVL All-Star nod

Local Sports

MILLERSTOWN — Greenwood capped off a strong basketball season, as both the boys and girls basketball teams advanced to the PIAA playoffs. The Wildcats were rewarded for their efforts with multiple Tri-Valley League All-Star selections, as Kenedy Stroup and Alli Walton earned first-team ...

PSU will make effort to play football in 2020

Penn State

Penn State Athletic Director Sandy Barbour doesn’t know exactly when the next college football season will begin, but she sounded confident there will indeed be a season, even if that means delaying it until next spring because of the coronavirus. “We’re going to do everything we ...

Barratt signs with Chicago

Penn State

From staff reports CHICAGO, Ill. - Junior Evan Barratt will forgo his senior season in Hockey Valley and become the seventh Nittany Lion in program history, and third this season, to sign an NHL contract after agreeing to terms on a three-year, entry-level contract with the Chicago Blackhawks ...

Bailer, O’Donell named TVL All-Stars

Local Sports

MIFFLINTOWN— In the 2019-20 season, Al Ream and his Juniata Indians finished second in the Tri-Valley League West Division with a record of 9-7 in conference games. Impressing the opposing coaches with their play, both Jamie Bailer and Emannuel O’Donell were named TVL All-Stars. Bailer, ...

Ciarrocca brings hope on offense

Penn State

Penn State has a new offensive coordinator in Kirk Ciarrocca, so missing spring practice because of the coronavirus certainly could present some challenges for the team this fall. Then again, Ciarrocca was able to make a lot of inroads with the offensive players and schemes following the ...

Pry focused on players’ health more than football

Penn State

Penn State football coaches have had to learn how to become online professors during the coronavirus shutdown, trying to get their message across through video chats to players who are spread across the country. Defensive coordinator Brent Pry described the coaching process during a video ...

Grand Canyon pressured to close after virus outbreak

Outdoors

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Calls mounted Tuesday for the federal government to close Grand Canyon National Park after the popular tourist destination saw its first case of the coronavirus in a hospitality worker. The man who tested positive for COVID-19 lived at a dorm within the park and ...

Pennsylvania Game Commission releases deer harvest report

Outdoors

From staff reports Pennsylvania hunters posted their highest overall deer harvest in 15 years when they took 389,431 deer during the state’s 2019-20 hunting seasons, which closed in January, the Pennsylvania Game Commission reported. The 2019-20 deer harvest topped the previous year’s ...