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MIDDLEBURG — Shayla Heckman, Alyssa Keister and Alexis Walter combined scored 43 points as Midd-West ended its season with a 57-32 win over Montgomery in Heartland Conference girls basketball action Monday night. Heckman finished with a game-high 17 points while Keister scored 14 and Walter ...

Indians rally past county foe

MIFFLINTOWN — After falling on the road to cross county rival East Juniata in the first game they met, Juniata was looking to split the season series Saturday in front of their own home court in Tri-Valley League girls basketball. It was a back and forth contest early, but as the game ...

Huskies get first win in final game

LEWISTOWN — Noah Wright saved his best game for last and in the process led the Mifflin County boys’ basketball team to their first win of the season in the last game of the season. Wright scored a career-high 31 points in his final game in a Huskies uniform as Mifflin County ended a ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

MECHANICSBURG — Mifflin County had swimmers finish in the top-20 in six seperate events at the Mid-Penn Conference swimming championships Saturday. Hanna Bonson had the best finish out of the bunch, taking 11th in the 200 inter-medley in 2 minutes, 20.3 seconds. Bonson also added a 20th ...

Snook hero as Huskies erase their zero

HERSHEY — Josh Snook hadn’t been on the mat this season for Mifflin County. In fact, the senior grappler has largely been a backup throughout his career. Friday, he staked a good claim on hero. Subbing for Trey Shoemaker at 145 pounds in the first consolation round of the PIAA Class ...

Indians win thriller over Tigers

COCOLAUMUS — It came down to a free-throw as Juniata came out victorious in its season finale against cross-county rival East Juniata by the score of 39-38 in a Tri-Valley League boys basketball game Friday night. “That was nuts at the end of the game and fortunately we came out on ...

Shoemaker strong for Huskies in Mid-Penn loss

LEWISTOWN — Good things can sometimes come out of tough defeats, especially lessons learned. Such was the case Friday for the Mifflin County boys basketball team as Jace Shoemaker played a strong game in the middle and battled for all 19 points he scored in his team’s 77-42 loss against ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

HARRISBURG — Sophomores Molly Wagoner and Halle Rittenhouse scored a combined 28 points in Mifflin County’s 51-48 win over Central Dauphin East Friday night. Wagoner scored 15 points while Rittenhouse scored a personal-record 13. The Huskies won three of their last four games to end the ...

Franklin worried about direction of college football

UNIVERSITY PARK — James Franklin says he’s worried about college football and the direction it’s heading with regard to the much-discussed new transfer portal now available to players. Penn State’s coach spoke at length Wednesday about how transfers are changing the sport. Franklin ...

Raiders too much for Mifflin County

HERSHEY — Mifflin County has survived the still young wrestling postseason by being gritty. Not just gritty like Gritty, the odd but popular Philadelphia Flyers mascot. No, they’ve been gritty like a cleanser designed to scour a dirty sink, and until Thursday, the Huskies were cleaning ...