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Quick-strike McDevitt too much for Huskies

LEWISTOWN—Mifflin County coach Scot Sechler knew that the Huskies would be in for one of their toughest tests of the season in their opening game against a Top 5 team in the state in Class 4A in Bishop McDevitt. The Crusaders (1-0, 1-0 Mid-Penn Keystone) showcased why they are one of the ...

Indians toppled by Blue Raiders

MIDDLETOWN— Juniata’s first game of the 2020 season did not go as planned, but for coach Kurt Condo and his players, it was great to get back on the field—something that wasn’t a certainty just a few weeks ago. The Middletown Blue Raiders defeated the Indians, 54-19, and while the ...

Strong 2nd quarter powers Central Columbia past Mustangs

MIDDLEBURG — It took a little for Central Columbia to get things rolling, but once it did, it rolled like an unstoppable freight train. After punting on each of their first two drives, the Blue Jays popped off for six touchdowns in the next 12 minutes en route to a 42-20 victory over ...

Huskies pick up first win of season

LEWISTOWN—Mifflin County had to earn every point in each of its matches, but in the end the Huskies collected their first victory of the season defeating Mechanicsburg by the final of 4-1 in a Mid-Penn Conference tennis match on Friday. “It is good, it feels real good, it’s been hard ...

BMS survives for a hard-fought victory

From staff reports BLOOMSBURG—Belleville Mennonite was able to hold off a late charging Columbia County Christian in its 3-2 win in an Allegheny Christian Athletic Association boys soccer game on Friday. “I think it was a good game to self evalulate,” Thunder coach Brian Renno said. ...

Pannebaker scores game-winner in OT

MIFFLINTOWN—Ashlyn Pannebaker was a one-woman army, scoring all three Juniata goals in a 3-2 overtime victory, topping rival Millersburg in a Tri-Valley League girls soccer game on Thursday. “It’s a good win... it took longer then expected. We didn’t want to go into overtime,” ...

Huskies send two to district tourney

From staff reports State College 318, Hollidaysburg 331, Altoona 340, Central Mountain 350, Bellefonte 354, Mifflin County 366 ALTOONA—The Mifflin County Huskies golf team shot a combined 366 in the District 6 AAA sectional tournament held Thursday at Sinking Valley Country Club in ...

Cardinals hang on to top Tigers, 3-1

COCOLAMUS — East Juniata survived an offensive barrage from Forbes Road in the second quarter and found the back of the cage in the third, but Madison Hays’ second goal of the afternoon sealed a 3-1 win for Forbes Road in a non-conference field hockey contest at East Juniata High ...

EJ posts decisive win over Eagles

HERNDON — Kierstyn Fogle picked up right where she left off on Tuesday night as she poured it on with five goals at East Juniata cruised to a 9-4 victory over Line Mountain in a Tri-Valley League girls soccer contest on Wednesday night. East Juniata (2-0, 2-0 TVL) scored six goals in the ...

Mifflin County drops its tennis match to Palmyra

From staff reports PALMYRA — The Mifflin County girls tennis team fell 5-0 to Palmyra in a Mid-Penn Conference girls tennis match on Tuesday. The Huskies’ Olivia Kahley fell to Allison Yap, 6-1,6-1 in No. 1 singles, while Sydney Kyle fell, 6-0, 6-1 to Nitya Patel in No. 2 ...