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Berry, Indians silence Tigers’ offense

MIFFLINTOWN — Despite a slow start, Nathan Berry kept the East Juniata bats in check as Juniata defeated its cross-county rival 14-5 in a Tri-Valley League baseball game Thursday. “Tonight, thank goodness, Nathan Berry finally got a win in the win column,” Indians coach Nick Beward ...

Juniata overpowered by Mustangs’ bats

MIFFLINTOWN — Midd-West’s offense was roaring to go, striking early and often in a 10-6 win over Juniata in nonleague softball Thursday afternoon. The bottom of the order got things going for the Mustangs in the second inning with pitcher Raya Kunes helping her cause. With Caroline ...

Stroup, Tyson have strong day

HUNTINGDON — For the second day in a row, Juniata’s track and field teams put up dominating numbers — again, mostly on the track — as the Indians crushed District 6 opponent Huntingdon 113-17 (boys) and 112-38 (girls) in a nonleague meet Thursday. The brooms were out plenty for the ...

Juniata’s patience ends in TVL victory

COCOLAMUS — East Juniata made it interesting in the end, but couldn’t overcome Juniata’s patience at the plate as the Indians won, 10-8, in Tri-Valley League softball Wednesday afternoon. The Indians coasted to a fast 10-3 lead by the end of four innings, but couldn’t do much of ...

SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

ALTOONA — One big inning was all Altoona needed to undo what, on paper, was an excellent effort by Mifflin County in a nonleague baseball game Wednesday. The Mountain Lions came out on top, 4-3. Altoona’s Matt Hartman had an RBI double, Ian Yon followed Hartman’s double with an RBI ...

On the run

Submitted photo Meghan Wagner, center, a senior at Midd-West, will continue her track and field career at York College. She is seated with her parents, Cindy and Paul Wagner. Standing are, from left, principal Thor Edmiston, assistant principal Jeremy Brown, track coach Jason Gemberling and ...

Indians dominant in wins over Tigers

MIFFLINTOWN — East Juniata may have its biggest contingent in years, but the Tigers had little scratch against cross-county rival Juniata in their annual Tri-Valley League track and field meet Tuesday. Juniata’s dominance was formidable, so much so that in the early going it seemed ...

Mifflin County splits with Rams; boys win 10 events

LEWISTOWN — The Mifflin County track and field team split a Mid-Penn Commonwealth dual meet with Central Dauphin on Tuesday afternoon. The boys picked up an 81-69 victory while the girls came up short in an 87-63 defeat to the Rams. The boys are now 2-2 overall and in the league, while the ...

Scholastic sports

STATE COLLEGE — It was a case of both good and bad luck for Mifflin County in a 7-2 loss to State College in Mid-Penn Conference baseball Tuesday afternoon. Brian Yetter got the starting nod and ran into some good luck early. After the Lions got their first two batters on via a hit and hit ...

After half a century, Reedsville bench will be without a Reigle

REEDSVILLE — Over the past 64 years, the Mifflin County Babe Ruth League has produced a lot of names and numbers for trivia buffs. The manager of the first state championship team was Bob Metz Sr. (1960, 14-15-year-olds). The leagues’s first MVP was Steve Wilson of Burnham, in 1973, when ...