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Ciccolini takes 9th in NCAA javelin

From staff reports EUGENE, Ore. — Mizzou Track & Field began its final meet of the season at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships Thursday, with Mifflin County High School graduate and Tigers’ freshman Skylar Ciccolini placing ninth in the women’s javelin ...

Vikings attack early, defeat Trojans

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, ...

Beaver Springs remains unbeaten

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

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

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 ...

Belltown rallies, wins 10-9 thriller

BELLTOWN — On Monday night, Belltown came from behind late in the game to edge McVeytown, 10-9. Tuesday, it looked like the baseball cleats were on the other foot. Belleville scored two runs in the top of the 7th to take a 6-5 lead, but the baseball gods were looking down favorably on ...