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Dewease claims 29th Speedweek victory fending off Larson

MECHANICSBURG, PA – Lance Dewease held off Kyle Larson to open Pennsylvania Sprint Car Speedweek Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway. Dewease’s 99th Grove win, and 29th overall in Speedweek competition, was worth $5,000 and came in front of a huge crowd at the Grove’s first race ...

Mifflin County needs extras to top Tyrone

MILROY — Baserunners were easy to come by for Mifflin County on Thursday evening, but driving in runs was a different for story. After a three-run first inning, Mifflin County’s offense cooled off substantially, but a late rally that included a bases-loaded walk by Rylan Bailey to score ...

Mt. Union breezes to 11-1 win at home

MOUNT UNION—After falling to Huntingdon in its first game of the season, Mount Union picked up its second straight win, mercy ruling Juniata Valley by a score of 11-1 after five innings in an Independent League baseball contest on Thursday in Mount Union. Eight different Mount Union ...

Macri picks up another win at Port Royal

PORT ROYAL — No driver had been hotter on the track than Kyle Larson has been in the last few weeks, but Dillsburg’s Anthony Macri showed no signs of slowing down himself as the 21-year-old ran a dominant race, upending Larson and the Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions ...

Mifflin County blanks Juniata Valley

MILROY—After a slow start in its opener, Mifflin County wasted no time scoring two runs in the first inning and never looked back, cruising past Juniata Valley on Tuesday night with an 8-0 victory at Armagh Field in Milroy. “It was nice to get up—get up early and play with a lead. It’s ...

Eichhorn signs to play at Lock Haven

LEWISTOWN — Mifflin County’s Ethan Eichhorn has had a tremendous youth baseball career, including a no-hitter at the 2016 13-year-old Babe Ruth World Series in Ottumwa, Iowa, along with continued success for the Huskies and Post 287. His ability on the mound and behind the plate has given ...

Doubling up

PORT ROYAL — Anthony Macri’s trip out West has paid some serious dividends as the Dillsburg native scored his second 410 sprint car feature victory of the week at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday night, claiming the $5,000 prize. After competing with the World of Outlaws in Knoxville, ...

Mifflin County upends Clarence

MILROY — After having to wait an extra three months for an opportunity to play baseball, Mifflin County made the most of its chance, as Bryce Dobson delivered a walk-off single into center field to lift Mifflin County past Clarence, 3-2, in an Independent League baseball contest on Saturday ...

Individual at recent Port Royal Speedway races tests positive for COVID-19

From staff reports PORT ROYAL — An individual that was in attendance at Port Royal Speedway on Sunday evening tested positive for COVID-19, according to a statement released by the speedway on Friday afternoon. The release stated that an individual had “complained about having issues ...

Kibe excited for future at Virginia Tech

LEWISTOWN — Mifflin County High School’s Trey Kibe has accomplished more than most wrestlers could hope to in a career — never mind the fact that Kibe has yet to touch the mat in his senior season. Kibe did announce his plans for where he will wrestle in college however, as he ...