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Baker reflects on Jets, football career

BURNHAM — As a standout lineman during the golden age of Lewistown High School football, The Lewistown area was more than familiar with Ralph Baker’s exceptional abilities on the football field. Baker’s talent took him to Penn State where he was a standout football player for the ...

MC Sports HOF inducts 1st class

BURNHAM — The Mifflin County Sports Hall of Fame held its inaugural induction ceremony on Sunday evening, honoring six individuals and two teams for their inclusion in the hall’s Class of 2021 at Birch Hill. The inaugural class included former New York Jets linebacker Ralph Baker, ...

Nittany Lions star in night to remember

UNIVERSITY PARK — It’s difficult for whiteout games to equal all the accompanying hype, but this sure did. In one of the more memorable games in Beaver Stadium history, fueled by a loud, picturesque backdrop, the No. 10 Nittany Lions improved to 3-0 by holding off Auburn for a 28-20 ...

Indians pick up historic win over rival Tigers

MIFFLINTOWN — Juniata spent a large part of its Saturday battle with cross-county rival East Juniata in survival mode, as the Indians’ back line and goalkeeper Hailey Kepner stayed calm and denied every opportunity that the Tigers could muster through the game’s first 25 minutes. East ...

Indians struggle to solve Rollers’ offense

HARRISBURG — Losing a starting quarterback to injury at any time is tough. Losing a starting quarterback before facing a defending state champion is a different story. But that was the task Juniata football faced on Saturday, as signal-caller Jacob Condo was sidelined with a broken ...

Peck tops Wise at Lincoln, wins $20K

ABBOTTSTOWN — Justin Peck tracked down Zeb Wise over the final nine laps of the Dirt Classic Saturday night at Lincoln Speedway and then the two young drivers went back and forth for the lead for a few laps before Peck secured it, and went on to the $20,000 win. Freddie Rahmer raced from ...