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Huskies fall to powerhouse Red Land

LEWISTOWN — Fresh off a stellar outing against State College, Mifflin County came into Tuesday afternoon’s Mid-Penn Commonwealth clash with state power Red Land ready to start rolling. Unfortunately for the Huskies, sometimes it’s just not your day and you have to tip your cap to the ...

Indians struggle against Trojans

MIFFLINTOWN—After inclement weather postponed all games on Monday, the Juniata Indians returned to the field on Tuesday to take on Tri-Valley League rival, Upper Dauphin. The Trojans’ bats got hot and they cruised to a 20-3 win over the Indians, who fell behind early and were not able to ...

Danish’s 1-hitter lifts the Trojans

MOUNT UNION—It was a well-rounded effort as Mount Union went straight to work and took care of business defeating the Moshannon Valley Knights in five innings with a 10-0 shutout in Inter-County Conference baseball action on Tuesday. Bryce Danish dominated throughout the evening, throwing a ...

Sechler launches massive PR in javelin, Huskies fall to State

STATE COLLEGE — The Mifflin County track team headed up the Seven Mountains to take their talents to State College to compete against a very talented and deep Little Lions squad. Though they didn’t come out with the win, the Huskies fought tough and finished with a lot of place ...

6 Huskies honored by the Mid-Penn

LEWISTOWN — Six Mifflin County High School athletes were recognized by the Mid-Penn Conference for their stellar contributions throughout the winter sports season as the league announced its 2021 All-Stars. Mifflin County’s Nic Allison (113) and Trey Kibe (172) were first-team Mid-Penn ...

5 Indians, Barth earn TVL honors

MIFFLINTOWN — Five Juniata Indians were rewarded for their great seasons, as they were honored as Tri-Valley League All-Stars. The Indians had one selection in both boys and girls basketball as well as three nominations in the wrestling program. Juniata finished fourth in the TVL during ...

Mustangs have five honored by PHAC

MIDDLEBURG — The Midd-West Mustangs were honored with five selections to the PHAC All-Stars. Three selections came from the boys basketball team and two were given the honors in girls basketball. Senior Stefan Leitzel and junior Braedon Reid were both rewarded with honorable mentions in the ...

Macri’s luck changes in dominant win

PORT ROYAL—After some early season bad luck, Anthony Macri turned in a dominating performance in the Sprint car feature Saturday night at Port Royal Speedway. Macri, of Dillsburg, earned $4,000 for his first win of the season that came by an impressive 7.4-seconds in the non-stop 25-lap ...

Bodtorf’s late RBI single lifts Huskies

STATE COLLEGE — Mifflin County saved its best for last on Friday afternoon, using a clutch RBI single by Colby Bodtorf to defeat Mid-Penn Commonwealth and District 6 rival State College, 5-4, in State College. With two outs in the seventh and the game tied at four, Bodtorf was up for the ...

Mustangs slow start proves to be costly

BEAVER SPRINGS — Midd-West fought to the very end but ultimately fell to Central Columbia, 8-4, in a Heartland Conference baseball game on Friday. “I hope the boys see that they’ve got to cone be prepared to play from the first pitch pitch to the last,” Mustangs coach Scott Wright ...