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CARLISLE — Mifflin County broke the bats out in a 19-1 victory over Carlisle in Mid-Penn Conference softball Wednesday afternoon. The Huskies had four batters — Olivia Ahern, Morgan Weston, Cassidy Wilson and Josie Kibe — finish with two or more hits with Ahern finishing with a perfect ...

Indians, Wildcats split TVL track meet

MILLERSTOWN — The Tri-Valley League track and field showdown between Juniata and Greenwood went all chalk with the Indians capturing the boys meet 110-40 and the Wildcats winning the girls 104.5-45.5 on a wet Tuesday afternoon. With the win, the Juniata boys — 5-0 overall and 4-0 in the ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

MIFFLINTOWN — Juniata put up five runs in the first and Devon Nealman retired eight batters by strikeout to lead the Indians to a 9-3 victory over Susquenita Tuesday in Tri-Valley League baseball. Jamie Bailer tripled and added a double for his 2-for-3 performance. “Another solid ...

East Juniata rallies to victory

COCOLAMUS — Despite early setbacks, East Juniata rallied to come back from behind to defeat Millersburg 6-4 in a Tri-Valley League baseball game on Tuesday. “Really good,” Tigers coach Justin Martin said. “We beat these guys in the first game of the season and wasn’t sure coming in ...

Huskies unable to keep up with Colts

LEWISTOWN — Cedar Cliff erupted early and kept the pressure on Mifflin County as the Huskies’ offense couldn’t keep up in a 14-6 Mid-Penn Conference baseball loss Monday afternoon. After recording two quick outs to start the game, the Colts struck for three extra-base hits to take a 3-0 ...

Penns Valley’s bats too explosive for Juniata

MIFFLINTOWN — Juniata softball coach Dave Cisney knew his team would have its hands full with non-league foe Penns Valley. The Rams didn’t disappoint. Penns Valley exploded for 15 hits, three of them home runs, in a 12-0 victory over the Indians Monday afternoon. The game was called ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

From staff reports SUNBURY — Juniata was forced to play three sets in three separate matches, but won two of them to win 4-1 over Shikellamy in boys tennis Monday. Zach Hemond won his third set in No.1 doubles while Jack Lauver and Emmett Hibbs did the same in No. 2 doubles. “Colin ...

Dietrich leads last laps, takes checkers

PORT ROYAL — Danny Dietrich took the lead on lap 20 and went on to win the 25-lap sprint car feature Saturday night at Port Royal Speedway. Dietrich, who could race closer to his Gettysburg home on Saturday nights, wants to get faster at Port Royal for the prestigious Bob Weikert Memorial ...

Scholastic sports

SHIPPENSBURG — Mallory Kauffman won two gold medals and led her team to the Class 2A girls championship at Shippersnburg University’s 93rd Jack Roddick Invitational track and field meet Saturday. Greenwood accumulated 87 team points to win the meet. Fairfield was second at 82. Trinity was ...

Varner plays bench role well

YORK — Every kid that grows up playing basketball dreams of being the next Allen Iverson, LeBron James or Stephen Curry. For Juniata High School graduate and York College senior Victoria Varner — who recently wrapped up her collegiate playing career — a different comparison is more ...