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Babe Ruth league adds to its all-star excellence

LEWISTOWN — When 15-year-old Deakon Schaeffer took the first pitch of the 2021 postseason and deposited it over the fence in Lock Haven, it opened the gates for one of the biggest runs in the history of the of the Mifflin County Babe Ruth League. The three all-star teams went a combined ...

Hidlays to host ‘Wrangle in the Wild’ wrestling event

Editor’s note: The start time of the “Wrangle in the Wild” was inadvertently omitted in Thursday’s paper. The event begins at 7 p.m. LEWISTOWN—Mifflin County graduates and current NC State wrestlers Hayden and Trent Hidlay will be hosting a live wrestling event titled “Wrangle in ...

Spikes tally 4 in 5th to top Thunder

UNIVERSITY PARK —The State College offense was held in check by Trenton’s Jake Mulholland for four innings, but like it did on Tuesday night, State College rallied to erase a multi-run deficit and claw its way back into the game. The Spikes edged the Thunder 4-3, in seven innings in a ...

Hidlays to host ‘Wrangle in the Wild’ wrestling event

From staff reports LEWISTOWN—Mifflin County graduates and current NC State wrestlers Hayden and Trent Hidlay will be hosting a live wrestling event titled “Wrangle in the Wild” on Saturday, Aug. 7, at Body and Soul. The event will feature two teams, Team Hayden and Team Trent, with ...

MC’s stellar run ends in regional title

ALTOONA—Sometimes on the Babe Ruth tournament trail what happens the day before can cause problems the following day. That is what happened to the Mifflin County 13-year-old All-Stars on Tuesday afternoon. After coming off a 5-4, 14 inning win over Northern New Jersey on Monday, Mifflin ...

MC wins 14-inning marathon on hit by pitch

ALTOONA —What a way to go to a regioanl final. Mifflin County used extra-innings to beat the Northern New Jersey state champion on Monday night. A lot of extra-innings. It was in the bottom of the 14th inning that Mifflin County pulled out a 5-4 victory. Mifflin County will play for the ...