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Herd too much for Huskies

LEWISTOWN — An offensive surge in the second half carried Carlisle over Mifflin County, 70-41 in a Mid-Penn Conference boys basketball action over at Mifflin County Middle school Tuesday night. “I thought we really executed well in the first half, we were able to control the tempo of the ...

Mifflin County cruises to second win in as many days against Carlisle

From staff reports CARLISLE — The Mifflin County girls basketball team got off to a hot start and Marissa Gingrich and Brianna Bodtorf anchored the offense, combining for 33 points in the Huskies’ 55-37 win over Carlisle in a Mid-Penn Commonwealth contest on Tuesday night. “I thought ...

Juniata tops rival EJ on last-second shot

COCOLAMUS—Juniata’s coach Al Ream was standing outside of the visitor’s locker room answering questions from the media after his team’s 42-41 win over rival East Juniata. As the Tigers began filing out of their locker room, many players came up to Ream and congratulated him on a job ...

Panthers topple Huskies

LEWISTOWN - The Mifflin County boys basketball team, minus leading scorer and rebounder Connor Cherry, had no answer for Central Dauphin East in a Mid-Penn Commonwealth matchup on Monday. The Panthers dominated the glass with a 38-11 rebounding edge and shot a torrid 11-for-14 from three-point ...

Bald Eagles too much for Mount Union

MOUNT UNION — The Mount Union boys basketball team gave Bald Eagle Area all it could handle Monday night at home, keeping within striking distance from beginning to the end. However, the Eagles has enough fire power to take the contest in a hard-fought 61-54 victory in a non-league boys ...

Huskies use fast start to edge Central Dauphin East

From staff reports HARRISBURG — The Mifflin County girls basketball team used a 26-point first quarter to gain some separation and held on for a 60-57 win over Central Dauphin East in Harrisburg on Monday night in a Mid-Penn Commonwealth contest. Brianna Bodtorf scored 11 of her 19 points ...

Huskies go undefeated in home duals

LEWISTOWN—Mifflin County put on a dominant display of wrestling at its own Husky Duals on Saturday. The Huskies breezed through the competition, including a 49-15 victory over New Oxford in the finals for their second straight championship after a five-year hiatus of the Duals. Mifflin ...

Indians find success in local duals

From staff reports MIFFLINTOWN — Juniata won three of its five matches during the Juniata Duals over the weekend. The Indians won against West Branch, St. Joseph’s and Lancaster Catholic. Cameron Sweigart led the way for the Indians winning all five of his matches. Daniel Painter won ...

Central Dauphin too much for Huskies

LEWISTOWN — Mifflin County struggled against the size and strength of Central Dauphin in its 56-30 loss in Mid-Penn girls basketball action Friday night. “Central Dauphin is one of the best teams in the league without question,” Huskies’ coach Roger Herto said. “That was a really ...

Huskies excel at Invite

From staff reports Multiple athletes put together solid performances at the State College High School Invitational on Thursday night with Mifflin County’s Ella Spriggle, Kylee Cubbison and Kiana Sechler breaking school records on the evening. Spriggle claimed the school record with a ...