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EJ’s Guyer selected as a TVL All-Star

COCOLAMUS — East Juniata senior Clarye Guyer has faced more than her fair share of obstacles in her athletic career. After battling through a broken leg early in her high school career, the three-sport athlete for the Tigers became one of the school’s top athletes and she was recognized ...

Clark, Bennett earn TVL All-Star nods

MIFFLINTOWN—The Juniata girls basketball season ended in the first round of districts, but that does not take away from the success the team had during its 2019-2020 season. The Indians boasted a Top 5 offense and a Top 4 defense in the league, they swept the division champion Greenwood and ...

Hartsock wraps up wrestling career

LOCK HAVEN — Trey Hartsock’s college wrestling career was a small glimpse into the life of a wrestler whose career was defined by triumph, selflessness and sacrifice. After a dominating three years on the mats for the Huskies that included more than 100 victories, three District 6 titles, ...

Local youth baseball leagues hoping to have season in 2020

LEWISTOWN — With the cancellation of sports across the country, youth baseball and softball leagues in Mifflin County are holding on to hope that there will be a 2020 season. Mifflin County Youth Baseball held a teleconference with its board members on Sunday afternoon and has decided to ...

PIAA announces further postponement of spring athletics

From staff reports On Monday, March 23, 2020, Governor Wolf issued a “stay at home” directive to citizens in seven counties for the next two weeks. This directive also closes all commonwealth schools and all non-essential businesses for another two weeks. The Governor is taking a ...

Former local athletes succeed at next level

Eleana Eckley and Rylie Rittenhouse certainly left lasting basketball legacies at Mifflin County High School. Now the two former teammates have spent the past two college seasons tearing up the Middle Atlantic Conference circuit. Eckley (Lewistown/Mifflin County) started all 27 games this ...

Aumiller pins four at PJW States

From staff reports LEWISTOWN — Three Mifflin County wrestlers competed at the Pennsylvania Junior High State Championships, with Blake Aumiller securing a fifth-place finish at the 2020 championships. Aumiller (117 pounds) went 6-2 defeating Pine Richland’s Maclane Miller by fall in just ...

Sweigart, Smith named TVL All-Stars

MIFFLINTOWN – Two Juniata grapplers earned selections on the 2020 Tri-Valley League All-Star Wrestling team. Indian freshman Casey Smith (106) and sophomore Cameron Sweigart (120) made the squad after both advanced to the Northwest Regionals in Class 3A. Smith capped off a solid rookie ...

Former Huskies caught off guard by 2020 spring sports cancellations

HUNTINGDON — The Juniata College baseball team was enjoying sunny Florida for an eight-game stretch beginning the 2020 season when its routine, like everyone else’s, came to a jarring halt. The coronavirus reached American shores and literally overnight, the sports world went dark. The ...

Kibe, Allison and Davis lead All-Stars

LEWISTOWN — Five Mifflin County grapplers were selected to the Mid-Penn Commonwealth wrestling All-Star team for the recently concluded winter season. Sophomore Nic Allison (106), junior Trey Kibe (170) and senior Blaine Davis (285) made the first team, while senior Derek Burk (120) and ...