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Up-tempo Huskies ground Falcons

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LEWISTOWN — Mifflin County took advantage of a sluggish first quarter by Lower Dauphin and never looked back as the Huskies grounded the Falcons, 54-45, in a Mid-Penn Conference Keystone Division girls basketball game Friday night at Mifflin County High School. Brianna Bodtorf led the ...

Indians too much for EJ in TVL tilt

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From staff reports MILLERSBURG — East Juniata struggled to contain Christian Bingaman who carried Millersburg past the Tigers 63-38 in a Tri-Valley League boys basketball game on Friday. Bingaman scored 29 points in the game. Rowan Smith led the Tigers in scoring with 10. Millersburg 63, ...

Sloppy play, turnovers haunt Tigers

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COCOLAMUS—There was nothing pretty about the East Juniata offense in Thursday night’s 48-28 loss to Upper Dauphin and coach Travis Quici will be the first one to admit that. Two days after beating county rival Juniata, the Tigers put themselves behind the 8-ball early and were unable to dig ...

Penn State holds on to top Rutgers

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From staff reports UNIVERSITY PARK – The Penn State men’s basketball team absorbed a late surge by Rutgers to pick up its first Big Ten win with a 75-67 final Thursday night. Led by 17 points each from junior guards Myreon Jones and Izaiah Brockington, the Nittany Lions were buoyed by ...

Indians roll past visiting Newport

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MIFFLINTOWN — Tough physical defensive play and an offensive surge in the second half carried Juniata over Newport, 57-33 in a Tri-Valley League boys basketball game Thursday night at Juniata High School. “We came out and we played hard, Newport is a tough team, they played well, and we ...

Beatty gets 100th win, Titans prevail

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MOUNT UNION — The 2021 wrestling season is going to be somewhat of a sprint rather than the usual endurance contest for the Mount Union High School wrestling team. The Trojans fought hard in their second match in as many days, but timely scoring led to multiple victories of the ...

Early run powers Bellefonte by MU

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MOUNT UNION— The Mount Union Trojans and coach Scott McClain have played the season abiding by the motto: “It’s not how you start, it’s how you finish.” In Wednesday night’s 64-44 loss to Bellefonte, the Trojans showcased their belief in that motto. After a dreadful first half, ...

Illini big men too much for the Lions

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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Kofi Cockburn had 21 points and 12 rebounds, leading No. 22 Illinois to a 79-65 victory over Penn State on Tuesday night. Cockburn leads the nation with 11 double-doubles this season. Ayo Dosunmu and Trent Frazier scored 13 points apiece for Illinois (10-5, 6-3 Big ...

Indians split road Tri-Valley League meet

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From staff reports HERNDON — The Juniata wrestling team split a pair of matches in a Tri-Valley League tri-meet on Wednesday night at Line Mountain High School. The Indians topped Susquenita 35-30 and dropped a 65-6 match to Line Mountain. Juniata’s Taylor Smith (113) was the lone ...

PSU men’s hockey set to host No. 12 Wisconsin for series

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From staff reports UNIVERSITY PARK — The Nittany Lions remain on home ice this weekend as they welcome the 12th-ranked Wisconsin Badgers to Pegula Ice Arena for a Big Ten Conference series on Thursday and Friday evening. THIS WEEK’S MATCHUP ¯This week marks the 39th and 40th meetings ...