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Kibe, Bodtorf headline Husky awards

LEWISTOWN — The ninth annual Husky Athletic Awards banquet took on a new format on Wednesday night as COVID-19 forced the awards ceremony to be pre-recorded and broadcast from the Mifflin County High School media room on its athletic website and live on MCTV on Comcast and Nittany ...

Williams selected for 2020 Final Four

Tona Williams has been involved in sports for as long as she can remember. As a former athlete, coach and official, Williams has always had a hand in athletics. In February, the Mifflin County High School English teacher and college basketball official got to cross a dream off the list, as ...

Guyer, Clement earn top athlete awards

COCOLAMUS — East Juniata High School held its annual athletic banquet on Thursday night with a unique twist — the event was set up as a Zoom meeting by Juniata County School District Athletic Director Travis Quici and was simultaneously broadcast through Facebook Live. The event ...

Baublitz, Houtz headline Juniata awards

MIFFLINTOWN—On Thursday night, Juniata High School held its annual Senior Awards Banquet via video chat on Zoom and announced the winners of the school’s athletic awards. Juniata County School District Athletic Director Travis Quici hosted the awards banquet, which was streamed on Facebook ...

Teams still uncertain on 2020 baseball

WILLIAMSPORT — Gabe Sinicropi would love to give an update on whether or not the Williamsport Crosscutters will be playing baseball this summer. But neither he, nor the rest of Minor League Baseball, knows if there will be games played this summer amid the COVID-19 pandemic. All the Vice ...

Curve featured in Sports Illustrated

ALTOONA — The Altoona Curve have yet to play a game this season, but the team is about to receive some of its biggest national exposure since it was formed in 1999. The team’s mascot, Loco, PNG Field and Lakemont Park’s Skyliner rollercoaster will be featured on the cover of the June ...

Galbraith making strides at Messiah

MECHANICSBURG — Former Mifflin County High School distance runner Joy Galbraith had all the makings of a top athlete early in her career but needed a little guidance to get there. Galbraith made some adjustments and began lifting with coach Dick Yearick, setting her sights on the 2017 PIAA ...

Juniata’s Tyson to continue track career

MIFFLINTOWN — Juniata’s Will Tyson paid his dues in his high school hurdling career. Each season, he dug a little bit deeper, with the ultimate goal of competing at the PIAA Championships there from Day 1. Each season, Tyson grinded away at his goal before he finally reached the PIAA ...

Walters keeps his talent close to home

MIFFLINTOWN — Juniata High School’s Barrett Walters was a standout dual-sport athlete in his four years in an Indians jersey and after a lengthy recruiting process, Walters earned the opportunity to compete in soccer and throw the javelin at Juniata College. Walters, a senior team captain ...

Walton credits focus shift for success

MILLERSTOWN — Greenwood High School’s Alli Walton didn’t find success on the basketball court immediately, but her impeccable work ethic pushed her to succeed. Walton grew into one of the top players in the Tri-Valley League, earned recognition as a first-team All-Star and became one of ...