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Huskies fail to capitalize on turnovers

LEWISTOWN — Mifflin County showcased power football on defense and the Huskies had a stellar night, creating opportunities for its offense with a pair of fumble recoveries and multiple three and outs. Unfortunately for the Huskies, Mifflin County once again showcased what has been apparent ...

Portzline sets boys’ county record

McALISTERVILLE — The stage was set perfectly for Anson Portzline to make history. The Juniata Christian School Lions soccer team was playing at home against Columbia County Christian. It was senior night and following the game, the school was set to host a bonfire, celebrating the senior ...

Panthers hold off Mustangs’ late rally

MIDDLEBURG — Bloomsburg made schematic and personnel changes prior to Friday night’s game at Midd-West. The overhaul led to the greatest change for the Panthers, a 40-21 victory to put them in the win column for the first time this year. “Talking as a staff, we wanted a different ...

Mifflin County Sports HOF ceremony to be broadcasted by MCTV

BURNHAM — The Mifflin County Sports Hall of Fame will be hosting its first induction ceremony this Sunday afternoon at the Birch Hill Events Center. Although ticket sales to the ceremony have ended, the program will be available via internet streaming to supporting members of the Hall of Fame ...

Dewease clinches Grove crown

MECHANICSBURG — Lance Dewease clinched his seventh career Williams Grove Speedway sprint car track championship Friday night. Dewease, of Fayetteville, had a huge 975-point lead headed in the Jack Gunn Memorial Friday night. When two-time and defending track champion Freddie Rahmer ...

Martin powers JCS to win on senior night

From staff reports MCALISTERVILLE — Annika Martin carried Juniata Christian past Columbia County Christian in a 4-0 Allegheny Christian Athletic Association girls soccer game on Friday. ìWe played a great first half of soccer tonight, but the fatigue of having our fourth game of the week ...