Spikes drop heartbreaker to Williamsport on Thursday

State College Spikes

UNIVERSITY PARK — Marques Paige’s two-run dinger in the ninth drew the State College Spikes close, but a big top of the ninth for the Williamsport Crosscutters enabled them to take a 7-5 decision on Thursday night at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. Paige now leads the Major League Baseball ...

Vikings attack early, defeat Trojans

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BELLEFONTE — Throughout its magical season, Mount Union’s high-powered offense and its ability to jump on opposing teams early carried it to the second District 6 title in school history and a PIAA quarterfinal appearance. On Thursday afternoon the Trojans couldn’t find their footing, ...

Hall lifts Spikes to blowout victory

State College Spikes

UNIVERSITY PARK— Hylan Hall produced a stellar night in his second game for the State College Spikes with his first Major League Baseball Draft League home run, one of the Spikes’ eight extra-base hits, to key a 14-2 victory over the Williamsport Crosscutters on Wednesday night at Medlar ...

Beaver Springs remains unbeaten

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LEWISTOWN—On the evening of June 17, 1996, Strodes Mills beat Burnham 5-3 to end Burnham’s 26-game winning streak—the fourth longest in Mifflin County Babe Ruth League history. Strodes Mills almost played spoiler again. In an ironic twist of fate, Strodes Mills was playing Beaver ...

Burnham rolls past McVeytown, 20-3

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MCVEYTOWN — Burnham is red hot. Burnham won its fifth game in a row in the Mifflin County Babe Ruth League by beating McVeytown, 20-3, on Wednesday. The game ended after five innings due to the 10-run rule. Burnham is now 9-7 and in sixth place, right behind Lewistown who is 7-5. Before ...

Four Huskies honored by Mid-Penn

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LEWISTOWN — The Mifflin County Huskies went through a lot of adversity throughout the season but ultimately finished the season with a District 6 Class 6A Championship in softball. With that the Huskies were rewarded with two selections to the Mid-Penn Conference All-Star team with seniors ...