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HYDE — Mifflin County had eight top-five finishes in seven events at the Arctic Swim Classic at Clearfield High School. The girls’ team accounted for six of those top-five finishes as the team placed sixth out of 13 schools. The boys finished 12th with Ethan Andrews being responsible ...

A long time coming

COCOLAMUS — As a roaring East Juniata gymnasium reached its peak in the final seconds, a giant was lifted from the backs of the East Juniata players. Both teams exchanged jabs and momentum shifted in spurts, but for the first time in nine seasons, the scoreboard reflected something ...

Huskies dominate home court

LEWISTOWN — The Mifflin County girls basketball team dominated the boards and put on a nice display of shut-down defense to roll to the 55-27 Mid-Penn Commonwealth victory over Carlisle on Friday. The Huskies won the glass by a commanding 34-15 margin along with forcing the Thundering Herd ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

MILLERSTOWN — Greenwood’s Kenedy Stroup and Alli Walton alone outscored Line Mountain in the Wildcats’ 61-40 win over Line Mountain in Tri-Valley League girls basketball Friday night. Stroup scored a game-high 23 points while Walton scored 20, respectively. “Our girls controlled the ...

Mifflin County wiped out by Trinity

BURNHAM — The Mifflin County swim team welcomed a well seasoned Trinity team Thursday at the Juniata Valley YMCA. Though the Huskies battled throughout, they fell in both boys and girls action. The girls fell 108-62 while the boys lost 123-30. On the girls end, the Huskies placed second ...

Zevan’s bold decision guides Mustangs

MIDDLEBURG — The major decision staring Midd-West’s Ethan Zevan in the face was nice, but he wanted more. The Mustangs were trailing Montoursville by a point Thursday night when the junior 126-pounder thought a big move could help spark his team. So he went back to a move he hit in the ...

Greenwood rolls past East Juniata

MILLERSTOWN — It is fitting last night was the third day of the year, as the Greenwood drained 10 3-pointers, and converted a pair of conventional 3-point plays in their 68-28 shellacking of East Juniata. Senior Andy Loy drained three of those trifectas and added both And-1 plays for a ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

ALTOONA — Mifflin County rallied to win seven of its last eight bouts to defeat Altoona, 52-18, in nonleague wrestling Thursday night. Trey Shoemaker (145 pounds) got things started with a fall before the Huskies rallied for six straight wins. Blaine Davis (285) ended things on a winning ...

Juniata gets past Midd-West

Editor's note: The photo caption accompanying this story has been updated to correct player identifications. MIFFLINTOWN — It’s often not about how one starts, but how one finishes. For Juniata it happened to be a case of both. The Indians put together their best scoring performances in ...

Kibe finishes third at Powerade

CANONSBURG — It’s not often that a wrestler has two 1-0 decisions back-to-back in a tournament. Mifflin County’s Trey Kibe experienced that at the Powerade Christmas Tournament, which concluded Saturday at Canon-McMillan High School. Unfortunately, Kibe was the loser in the second of ...