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Dewease a lock for Knoxville’s A-main

KNOXVILLE, Iowa — Although not at all satisfied with his sprint car’s performance Thursday night, Lance Dewease scored just enough points to lock himself into the Knoxville Nationals A-main Saturday night. The Donnie Kreitz-owned team earns at least $10,000 for making the main ...

Local track athletes finding success

MOUNT UNION – Much like his track and field career, Tavin McMickens saw the finish line in attending Army West Point. Due to an injury, he just had to take a small detour to get there. The Mount Union Area High School product broke his finger playing football during his senior year of ...

Hidlay to Junior Worlds

From staff reports TALLINN, Estonia — The U.S. will send a talented team of men’s freestyle wrestlers, including Mifflin County graduate and two-time state champion Trent Hidlay, to compete at the UWW Junior World Championships in Tallinn, Estonia next week. The UWW Junior World ...

Marks among contenders

KNOXVILLE, IA — Brent Marks has a lot to be proud of after a sixth place finish during his preliminary sprint car feature Wednesday night at the Knoxville Raceway. That finish placed him fourth in points and likely into the Saturday night A-main pending Thursday night results. Regardless ...

Babe Ruth Baseball to honor its athletes

MILROY — The Mifflin County Babe Ruth regular season ended in June, but there is one more piece of unfinished business that needs to take place. The regular season awards. On Tuesday at 7 p.m., at Armagh Memorial Field, the league will present the awards for the 2019 season. If the ...

Flick wins battle at Port Royal

PORT ROYAL – AJ Flick has been fast all season at Port Royal Speedway, but a few blown tires have kept him from sprint car victory lane. During the Living Legends Dream Race Saturday night, Flick conserved his tires and then drove by Jared Esh after a spectacular back-and-forth battle ...

Bottom of the ninth

LEWISTOWN — Some farewells are mundane; others are momentous. Ending something you love with all your heart is the most difficult parting of all. For 20 years, Bernie Howard and Chuck Curry teamed to form one of the most successful coaching duos in the history of Mifflin County ...

Rahmer named winner as race stopped early

MECHANICSBURG — Freddie Rahmer was declared the winner of the Billy Kimmel Memorial for the Sprint cars Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway, a show marred by a fatal front-stretch crash with two laps remaining in the sprint car feature. Robbie Kendall and Anthony Macri got together on ...

Vermont victorious over State College

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Martin Figueroa knocked in a pair of runs with his first-inning single, but the State College Spikes fell to the Vermont Lake Monsters, 7-2, on Wednesday night at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. Figueroa added a stolen base to his two-out, broken-bat single up the ...

Spikes lose to Vermont

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – The State College Spikes turned two three times on Tuesday night, but the Vermont Lake Monsters produced 12 hits, six for extra bases, and took a 9-3 decision at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. Spikes (22-22) shortstop Moises Castillo was involved in all three double ...