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Juniata’s comeback attempt fizzles late

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MIFFLINTOWN — The Juniata High School girls basketball team was firing on all cylinders early but the Indians once again couldn’t escape their third-quarter demons as a 10-point lead evaporated and the Fairfield Green Knights topped Juniata, 56-46, in a non-league girls basketball contest ...

Penn State vote to improve Lasch Building produces ‘crack’

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Penn State football went 1-0 last week with the Board of Trustees’ decision to approve a $48.3 million upgrade to the Lasch Football Building. But while the 27-6 vote may appear to have been a three-touchdown victory, there was notable sideline disagreement that could linger and affect ...

Nittany Lions fall behind, routed by Boilermakers

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UNIVERSITY PARK – The Penn State men's basketball team (8-13, 5-12) played a close second half, but Purdue's (16-8, 11-6) hot shooting in the first period provided all it needed for the 73-52 win Friday in the Bryce Jordan Center. Junior guard Myreon Jones scored eight of his team-best 11 ...

Huskies grab key win over Hershey

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From staff reports HERSHEY — Mifflin County shot especially well from behind the arc, knocking down 10 3-pointers in a 50-35 wire-to-wire victory over Hershey on Friday night in a Mid-Penn Keystone Division girls basketball contest. “Really nice win for us, really for two reasons,” ...

Spartans ride hot hand to victory

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LEWISTOWN — Despite its best efforts, Mifflin County struggled to contain Jackson Mascari as the Huskies fell to rival Hershey by the final score of 61-32 in a Mid-Penn Conference boys basketball game Friday night over at Mifflin County High School. “It’s a loss, nobody feels great ...

Hustle not enough for Huskies in loss

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LEWISTOWN—Despite all the heart and hustle, Mifflin County struggled to contain the Cedar Cliff offense as the Huskies fell to the Colts by the final score of 64-24 in a Mid-Penn Keystone Division boys basketball game on Thursday. “They’re that good for a reason. They defend on the ball ...

Jersey Shore completes rally to edge Mustangs by one point

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From staff reports MIDDLEBURG—Midd-West failed to hold off the Jersey Shore comeback in its 34-33 loss on Thursday in PHAC girls basketball action. The Mustangs had a 29-21 lead going into the final quarter before the Bulldogs went off on offense, dropping 13 points in the frame while ...

Tigers fall after spectacular comeback

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COCOLAMUS—After the first quarter came and went, the East Juniata Tigers (8-5 overall, 7-5 league) looked lost. They forced too many passes, had too many turnovers and failed to make a field goal. They trailed 15-2 against a Tri-Valley League juggernaut in Susquenita and nobody would’ve ...

Penn State stuns No. 15 Buckeyes

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UNIVERSITY PARK – A full-team effort led the Penn State women’s basketball team to a gutsy 69-67 upset win over #15 Ohio State Wednesday night inside the Bryce Jordan Center. The signature win under second-year head coach Carolyn Kieger marks Penn State’s first win against a team ranked ...

Tigers pound Blackhawks, 75-47

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COCOLAMUS — The Tigers spent the entire first half weathering an offensive onslaught from one of the Tri-Valley League’s top scorers in Susquenita’s Logan Knuth, but once East Juniata found its footing in the second half, they were a force to be reckoned with. Knuth scored 18 points in ...