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Gregg lives NFL dream from sidelines

NASHVILLE — Looking for a team to root for in the NFL’s championship weekend? The underdog Tennessee Titans have improbably dispatched the New England Patriots and the AFC’s No. 1 seed Baltimore Ravens in two weeks and the Titans find themselves a win away from Super Bowl 54. The team ...

Huskies battle, but fall to Eagles

LEWISTOWN - One awful quarter and some missed layups were too much for the Mifflin County girls basketball team to overcome in a hard-fought 38-34 loss to Cumberland Valley in the Mid-Penn Commonwealth matchup on Friday. The Huskies (6-7, 5-5) gave the Eagles everything they had and more, but ...

EJ girls dominate Indians

From staff reports MILLERSBURG — East Juniata took control of the game right from the start and never looked back in its 49-13 victory over Millersburg in a Tri-Valley League girls basketball game Friday. Alyssa Robinson led the way for the Tigers with 14 points. Thea Neimond added 12 in ...

Juniata defeated in double overtime

MIFFLINTOWN — The Juniata Indians played host to rival Halifax in Tri-Valley League girls basketball action Thursday night. The Indians fell short in a double overtime loss to the Wildcats by the final score of 61-54. “I thought we had it in the end,” Indians coach Mike Smith said. ...

Mifflin County handles Harrisburg

From staff reports HARRISBURG—Mifflin County wrestling put on a clinic against Harrisburg, winning all but two matchups in Thursday night’s competition. The Huskies won handily, 65-11. Six Huskies won by pinfall, including Ethan Kauffman (138 pounds) and Blaine Davis (285) who each won ...

Trojans’ defense too tough for Huskies

LEWISTOWN - The top defense in the Mid-Penn Commonwealth looked the part as Chambersburg used its half-court press to perfection forcing 21 turnovers with 17 steals to pull out the 58-33 win over Mifflin County in boys basketball on Wednesday. The Trojans (9-4, 6-2) came into the contest ...

Trojans run too much for Knights

MOUNT UNION—The Mount Union boys basketball team took care of business in Wednesday night’s Inter-County Conference win against Moshannon Valley. The Trojans used a relentless offense and a killer defensive effort to top the Black Knights, 61-31. Devin Delo scored a game-high 17 points ...

Huskies tally six falls in win

From staff reports ENOLA — The Mifflin County wrestling team put together a dominant display in a 59-18 victory over East Pennsboro, picking up six falls in a non-conference dual meet on Wednesday night in Enola. The Huskies began the meet with four consecutive falls, with Jacob Krepps ...

Point Taken

LEWISTOWN — Trey Kibe and Brycen Hassinger started it, Blaine Davis kept them in it, and Nic ‘Mr. Chin Whip’ Allison finished it as the Mifflin County wrestling team defeated Cumberland Valley 34-33 in a Mid-Penn Commonwealth match on Tuesday between state-ranked squads. The 21st-ranked ...

East Juniata coasts to easy win over Newport

COCOLAMUS—The East Juniata girls basketball team made light work of the Newport Buffaloes in its 53-29 Tri-Valley League win on Monday night. Leah Sankey and Alyssa Robinson each scored a team-high 10 points in the victory, while Thea Neimond played the facilitator role, dishing out seven ...