Local Sports

Ream is lone winner for Huskies

MECHANICSBURG —Mifflin County’s Anna Ream defeated Mechanicburg’s Ellie Williams in No. 2 singles Monday afternoon, but it was the only win for the Huskies, who fell 4-1, in Mid-Penn Keystone girls tennis action. Mifflin County’s Jamie Mahigel took her No. 1 singles match to three ...

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Brandon Sheppard (1) takes the lead over Tyler Erb in turn two of the World of Outlaws Late Model race Saturday evening in Port Royal. Sheppard won the shortened race, his 13th of the season.

Sheppard notches 13th win this season

PORT ROYAL — Brandon Sheppard dominated the World of Outlaws late model’s return to Port Royal Speedway Saturday night earning his 13th series win of the season and $10,000. A thunderstorm hit the track as late model practice laps were completed. The rain caused about a three-hour delay ...

Bell powers Pirates past Cardinals in inaugural Little League Classic at Bowman

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT —It started with the crack of the bat. You know, that unmistakable sound of a baseball being launched to a destination among the stratosphere. The ‘oohs’ started immediately, subtle but conspicuous. Josh Bell trotted down the first-base line. He already knew where the ...

Nothing could ruin Manfred’s smile

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT — The smile wouldn’t leave Rob Manfred’s face Sunday morning. Standing along media row at Volunteer Stadium, the commissioner of Major League Baseball didn’t even try to hide his excitement for the activities taking place on the field. In a line, members of the ...

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Hanna Kanagy winds up for a pitch in the Mid-Penn Conference softball championship game in May.

All-state nod for MC’s Kanagy

LEWISTOWN — Mifflin County Huskies’ pitcher Hanna Kanagy was selected to the 2017 All-State softball team that was named by the Pennsylvania High School Softball Coaches Association. Kanagy, a junior in the 2017 season, previously named the Mid-Penn Conference MVP and was also selected ...

Dietrich tops Stars, wins Jack Gunn race

MECHANCISBURG — Danny Dietrich won the Jack Gunn Memorial Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway, beating the All Star Circuit of Champions touring drivers for his second Grove win of the season. His win in the Gary Kauffman sprinter was worth $5,000. “It’s great,” Dietrich said. ...

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East Juniata’s Chase Kepner putts while Midd-West’s Dylan Loss looks on at the Lost Creek Golf Club, Thursday, in Oakland Mills.

Midd-West off to a great start

OAKLAND MILLS — The East Juniata and Midd-West golf teams opened up the 2017-18 high school sports season, bringing the Tri-Valley League with them at Lost Creek Golf Club Thursday afternoon. The Mustangs shot a 374 to outdistance their TVL counterparts, followed by Millersburg (379), East ...

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Skylar Ciccolini, left, and Taylor Ciccolini pose with their javelins and three trophies at the AAU Junior Olympic games in Detroit, Mich.

Ciccolinis medal in three events

DETROIT, Mich. — In what has already been an incredible year, Skylar Ciccolini has added to her success. Participating in the AAU Junior Olympic Games in Detroit, Mich., Ciccolini set the AAU national record with a javelin throw of 155 feet, 7 inches. The previous record was ...

15s make local history in state run

LEWISTOWN — With the close of another Mifflin County Babe Ruth postseason, it’s time to look back at the record book. The 15-year-old all-stars finished as the second-place team in the Mid-Atlantic regional and won the league’s 22nd state title. Before the loss in the regional final, ...

Schatz wins exciting race at Knoxville

KNOXVILLE, IOWA — Donny Schatz inherited the lead when David Gravel broke on lap 22 and then kept Kyle Larson at bay as they negotiated a tricky, rough cushion to score his 10th Knoxville Nationals Championship in the 57th edition of the event Saturday night at Knoxville Raceway. Schatz, of ...