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15-year-olds fall in Mid-Atlantic final

ALTOONA — The Mifflin County Babe Ruth 15-year-old all stars opened the Pennsylvania state tournament with a 2-1 win over Scranton. On Sunday, Mifflin County played another 2-1 game, but at a much higher level. This time, Mifflin County dropped a 2-1 game to Southern New Jersey in the ...

Mifflin County 14s fall, still make semifinals

MILROY — The Mifflin County Babe Ruth 14-year-olds looked like they were in control of the game with Broomall-Newtown Sunday night, leading 5-0 after two innings. But Broomall-Newtwon had other plans. Broomall scored nine runs in the third inning and went on to win 9-6. Mifflin County ...

Sweet wins at Williams Grove

MECHANICSBURG — Brad Sweet has won the Knoxville Nationals and the King’s Royal, but had never won at Williams Grove Speedway. The World of Outlaws point leader and three-time champion changed that stat on Saturday night using a late-race pass to win the $20,000 Summer Nationals, his ...

Bats hot for 14Us at regional

MILROY – Mifflin County overpowered Millburn Short Hills both at the plate and on the mound and came out victorious by the final score of 9-1 in the opening round of the Mid-Atlantic Regional 14U baseball game on Friday. Madden Weaver got the call to go to the mound for Mifflin County and ...

MC 15s advance to final four

ALTOONA — Josh Snook, the Mifflin County Babe Ruth 15-year-old All-Star manager didn’t know what to expect from his team after a tough emotional loss to Southern New Jersey on Thursday in the Mid-Atlantic Regionals. Mifflin County led 11-5, but couldn’t hold on and lost 14-11. On ...

Reedsville’s King perches in Birdland

Like many athletes trying to make something of their gifts, Carson King has learned the importance of evolving into a professional. Last Saturday, King, 22, signed with the Baltimore Orioles organization. The right-handed pitcher from Reedsville spent time with some of the Detroit Tigers ...